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Honors for Honors: UCI’s Campuswide Honors Alumni Give Back

Honors for Honors: UCI’s Campuswide Honors Alumni Give Back

The UCI Campuswide Honors Collegium (CHC) prides itself on engaging UCI’s top students and offering them exciting opportunities and experiences that help them grow not only as students but as intellectual leaders, professionals, and individuals. Support from alumni is essential to provide many of these transformative CHC programs and traditions.    […]

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UCI’s Division of Undergraduate Education Receives Funds from The Nicholas Endowment for Virtual Onboarding of 9,000 Students

In October 2020, UCI’s Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) received a $50,000 grant from The Nicholas Endowment. In light of the global pandemic that has forced students to an online learning environment, this funding is more important than ever. The Nicholas Endowment was established in 2002 with the vision of […]

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Staff Highlight: Joanna Hernandez, Assistant Director of Student Success Initiatives

Since 2015, Joanna Hernandez has been an essential member of UCI’s Student Success Initiatives (SSI) team. As SSI’s Assistant Director, Joanna works with SSI counselors and coordinators to provide support and supervision to several student-facing programs. This includes First-Generation Student Programs, Transfer Success Programs, the DREAM Scholars Program, the Gateway […]

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Giving UCI’s Underrepresented Students an Early Start

If you asked Adeeva Myers, Counselor/Coordinator for Gateway Initiatives at UCI’s Student Success Initiatives (SSI), she’d tell you that it’s never too early to prepare for your freshman year of college. With the global pandemic forcing nearly all university experiences to a remote learning environment, offering incoming UCI students a […]

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How to Eliminate Institutional Racism in Undergraduate STEM Education, A Winning Idea by UCI’s Vice Provost Michael Dennin

We are excited to announce that Michael Dennin (Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Dean of Undergraduate Education and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at UCI) has won an idea competition hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine! Answering the prompts “What should undergraduate STEM education look […]

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Bridging the Gap: How SSI Empowers Student Confidence

For most students at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), excelling academically and achieving all their goals sounds like a dream scenario. However, for biological sciences major Britanny Duong, dreams aren’t always as they seem: “At the beginning of my first year, I was extremely nervous about my classes because […]

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