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UCI Philanthropy Students Present Awards to Local Nonprofit Organizations

UCI Philanthropy Students Present Awards to Local Nonprofit Organizations

UCI faculty and students gathered on April 2, 2019 for the “Learning to Give Back” Awards Ceremony to present donations to these Orange County nonprofit organizations: Project Kinship, The Wooden Floor, Latino Health Access, Mariposa, and #HashtagLunchbag. Students chose the nonprofits as part of the course University Studies 10, Introduction […]

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6 Ways to Use Social Media Successfully on UCI Giving Day 2019

6 Ways to Use Social Media Successfully on UCI Giving Day 2019

Is your department ready for UCI Giving Day 2019? With the 24-hour fundraiser in question fast approaching this April 24th, UCI faculty and staff congregated on April 15th for a Social Media Lunch, a catered presentation centered around sharing the most effective approaches to maximizing reach when using social media. […]

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The Sustainable Societies Track: preparing UCI honors students to tackle real world problems

The Sustainable Societies Track: preparing UCI honors students to tackle real world problems

The world is changing rapidly, ecologically and socially, and with ever-growing urbanization. It takes a society with deepened capacities for innovation to flourish under such circumstances. The Campuswide Honors Program’s (CHP) Sustainable Societies Track is committed to equipping students to become citizens and leaders who can address these problems. The […]

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UCI Wins Five Awards of Excellence – Including Best Diversity Program – in the 2018 CASE District VII Competition

UCI Wins Five Awards of Excellence – Including Best Diversity Program – in the 2018 CASE District VII Competition

Vice Provost Michael Dennin is recognized for his leadership in launching the First Gen Faculty Initiative, developing innovative usage of videos for fundraising, and leveraging social media platforms. Irvine, Calif., February 19, 2019 – The University of California, Irvine announces that they have won five Awards of Excellence from the […]

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UC Irvine First Generation Faculty Initiative Wins Award for Diversity

College can be a stressful, intimidating place, especially for students whose own parents didn’t go to college. In January 2019, UCI News published a press release stating that “UCI was the top choice for first-generation students and those from low-income families and underrepresented groups.” One way UCI encourages the success […]

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UCI Media Wins Award for UCI Giving Day Promotional Videos

For many leaders in higher education, a personal social media account is not a top priority— many abstain from social media altogether. The value of a social media presence for the university may be obvious, but is there any value for the administrators running it? For Michael Dennin, UC Irvine’s […]

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UCI Leader Michael Dennin Wins Award for Social Media

For most academic leaders, social media is a largely untapped resource—one that has great potential. Just ask Michael Dennin, UCI’s Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Dean of Undergraduate Education, and the winner of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VII 2019 Bronze Award in Communications […]

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UCI Next Generation Undergraduate Success Measurement Project

UCI Next Generation Undergraduate Success Measurement Project

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) is serving as a pilot demonstration site to develop and implement a state-of-the-art measurement project to improve our understanding of the value of undergraduate educational experiences and promote evidence-based models of undergraduate student success. The project, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is […]

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