Making Connections in South County

Southwestern College and the South County Economic Development Council hosted a special reception for Chancellor Khosla on Jan. 24 to welcome him to the South County.  The event was held on the Southwestern campus.  Khosla mingled with attendees – including educators, business and civic leaders, students from Southwestern and elected officials – before giving remarks during the formal program, where he expressed his desire to strengthen ties between UC San Diego and the community.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

UC San Diego students, faculty and staff march in the Martin Luther King Jr. parade.

UC San Diego students, faculty and staff gathered over the long weekend to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Chancellor Khosla joined hundreds of campus and community members in downtown San Diego to march in the annual parade to honor the civil rights leader.  Khosla also attended the Alpha Phi Alpha Black Educators breakfast the day before.

“Dr. King strengthened communities, empowered individuals, and promoted social justice and equality.  It was an honor to march alongside our UC San Diego campus members to celebrate his legacy and demonstrate our commitment to his values.” - Chancellor Khosla

Strategic Planning Process Continues with Town Hall at Scripps Oceanography

Dozens of faculty, staff and students at Scripps Institution of Oceanography listened to Chancellor Khosla’s presentation about the strategic planning process, and then offered their thoughts on how we can improve and define UC San Diego’s future.  Khosla continues to host Town Hall meetings all over the campus and in the community in order to ensure broad participation in the planning process.  Visit plan.ucsd.edu for more information.

World-renowned oceanographer and Professor Emeritus Walter Munk was among the Town Hall participants.

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