Articles by: lozaki

COVID Can’t Slow Down Summer Edge!

Transitioning to life at a major university can seem daunting. This is especially true for incoming University California, Irvine (UCI) freshmen and transfer students who aren’t sure what to expect. To ease this transition, units such as Student Success Initiatives (SSI) host a variety of summer programs that offer new […]

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The Difference Between Success and Winning

Finding Success Together Though we aren’t together physically, we are still a strong Anteater community. Vice Provost Michael Dennin closes out these special weeks of student messaging by explaining how we can achieve success by coming together. He also highlights the Anteater Virtues—curiosity, humility, tenacity and integrity—and their role in […]

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Learn How This UCI Student Finds Balance and Structure

Student Advice for Pandemic Success Second-year business administration major Lisa Deng joins Associate Dean Jonathan Alexander to talk about some of the things she’s been doing to find balance, establish structure, and practice mindfulness during this unprecedented time. From setting aside time for meditation to finding new ways to get organized, […]

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See How Your Classmates are Thriving in a Remote Environment

Finding Avenues for Remote Success This academic year will be unlike any other and, as you adjust to the remote environment, challenges are inevitable. But remote doesn’t mean alone—we are here to help you overcome and succeed. Jonathan Alexander, Associate Dean in the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), and Kevin […]

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What You Need to Know to Prepare for Remote Learning Success

How Students Can Prepare for This Year Did you know that there is a complete guide to remote student success? This video introduces the Remote Student Success Guide, your central resource for health and wellness tips, remote studying strategies, Canvas support, and technical help. Because remote learning requires the right […]

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You are Special. You are an Anteater. ZOT! ZOT! ZOT!

Celebrating Student Strength and Resilience While the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly unprecedented, Vice Provost Michael Dennin emphasizes the strength and resilience that Anteater students have shown during this time. This week, students will hear from their peers as well as faculty and staff as they share strategies for the upcoming […]

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How UCI Has Made Remote Learning Both Fun and Engaging

Brian Sato, Associate Dean for the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI), teams up with DTEI directors Andrea Aebersold and Danny Mann to explain some of the things they’ve done to ensure fun and engaging classroom experiences this Fall. Andrea, Director of Faculty Instructional Development, shares how she’s been […]

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How UCI Prepared for Remote Student Success

Creating a Memorable College Experience Brian Sato, Associate Dean for the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI), and Kevin Huie, Executive Director of Student Success Initiatives (SSI), discuss how the campus has prepared for remote student success. From ensuring engaging in-class experiences to offering a variety of resources and […]

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