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University Relations

Alumni Weekend Kickoff Celebration

Aloha Terrace at the Beach Boardwalk

Get Alumni Weekend started off right and join us at the Beach Boardwalk for an evening of socializing the night before the main festivities begin. Rekindle your love of Santa Cruz, meet up with friends old and new, soak up the sun, and enjoy a great kick-off celebration. Refreshments provided by some of our local […]

Alumni Family Friendly Fun Social Young Alums
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Campus 5k Fun-Run

OPERS East Field House

Lace up your running shoes for a scenic fun run in support of student scholarships. A beautiful course rambles through all 10 colleges and some of the most iconic and nostalgic spots on campus, while providing ample opportunities for water breaks, photos, or a rest. Afterward, we’ll gather on the East Field outside OPERS, and […]

Alumni Family Friendly Fun Social
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Faculty Keynote: The Ethical Role of the Public University

Quarry Amphitheater

Bettina Aptheker, distinguished professor and Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation Presidential Chair for Feminist Studies, will deliver the weekend’s faculty keynote address and this year’s Baskin Ethics Lecture. Aptheker, an alumna herself, created one of the country’s largest and most influential introductory feminist studies courses, taken by more than 16,000 UC Santa Cruz students over […]

Alumni Humanities Lecture
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Banana Slug Kid Zone

Quarry Plaza

Family-friendly zone with craft booths, games, and snacks.

Alumni
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Mentor Match Networking Luncheon

Cafe Iveta

Come spend an afternoon with us and connect with the brightest students of UC Santa Cruz at our annual Mentor Match Networking Event. Students want to hear from alumni who have “been there,” for an honest look at the good and the bad as they embark on their professional journeys. Slug to Slug welcomes you […]

Careers and Professional Development Social
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Teach-in with CITL: How Slugs Teach and Learn Now: What is Active Learning and Why Does it Matter?

Humanities Room 359

Come back to class with four of UCSC’s most innovative educators and see how we keep our classes dynamic and relevant, while maintaining the great tradition of teaching at UCSC: Suzanne Alonzo (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) and Daniel Press (Environmental Studies and the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems): “How Social Behavior Can Save […]

Alumni Humanities Lecture
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Artisanal Carry-out Lunch

Quarry Plaza

Join your friends and family for a gourmet carry-out lunch to enjoy at the tables in Quarry Plaza or in the family-friendly Banana Slug Kid Zone. Spread out a blanket and enjoy a hand-picked variety of delicious goodies before heading out to your next event. Pre-registration required for pickup at Quarry Plaza.

Family Friendly Fun
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Wind Down: Alumni Beer and Wine Reception

Quarry Amphitheater

UC Santa Cruz alumni are making some of the highest-quality and most innovative wines and craft beers in the industry. Join us in taking a moment to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of UC Santa Cruz Alumni. Stop by the newly renovated Quarry for tastes and appetizers while you catch up and compare […]

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