Reaching Out to High School Students and Their Families

Around 250 students and parents from the San Diego Unified School District attended “An Evening with UC San Diego” at Lincoln High School on March 4.  The ongoing community outreach program provides information about preparing for higher education.  Campus leaders, including Chancellor Khosla, current students, and staff from Admissions and Student Affairs, covered a range of topics, from financial aid and student life to the University of California’s A-G course requirements.  Students and their families also had an opportunity to ask questions, and hear several students talk about their college experiences during a panel discussion.

Newly appointed SDUSD Superintendent Cindy Marten, a UC San Diego alumna, attended An Evening with UC San Diego.

Penny Rue, Pradeep K. Khosla, Marne Foster, Bill Kowba, Mara Affre

Lieutenant Governor Visits UC San Diego

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom was the featured guest at the Feb. 25 Revelle Forum, an innovative series of lectures, readings and public interviews.  During the interview with Political Science Professor Thad Kousser, Newsom talked about the importance of Americans reinventing their relationship with government, a topic he covers in his new book.  The Lieutenant Governor also answered questions from the audience.

Commemorating Black History Month

C.S. Keys, John Wesley, Linda Greene, Renee Barnett-Terry, Pradeep K. Khosla

The 11th annual Black History Month Celebration and Scholarship Brunch was held at the Faculty Club on Feb. 23 as part of UC San Diego’s Black History Month commemoration.  More than 250 attendees, including Chancellor Khosla and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Linda Greene, were treated to live jazz music and a special keynote address by UC San Diego alumnus John Wesley.  During the program, emceed by San Diego 6 reporter C.S. Keys, 65 undergraduates and 25 graduate students were recognized for their outstanding academic achievement.

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