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Statement from Emily Galindo, interim vice chancellor for Student Affairs: Moving forward with a new Marching Band

September 03, 2019

Earlier this spring, the university received allegations of misconduct by members of the Cal Aggie Marching Band (CAMB) and the Cal Aggie Alumni Band. In response, all band operations for both organizations were provisionally suspended, and the university hired an external law firm to conduct a comprehensive independent review to evaluate the climate of the band. As part of the review, a climate survey was distributed to current and former members of the band and individual interviews were conducted.

Vice Chancellor Tull Wants To Make Sure You Get What You Came For

July 30, 2019

On July 1, Renetta Garrison Tull became UC Davis’ first Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In this position, announced by Chancellor May last year, Vice Chancellor Tull will lead the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and be involved in student, staff and faculty recruitment and retention at both the Davis and Sacramento campuses.

Aggie Voices: Nicole Arteaga '19, Design

June 25, 2019

“I remember thinking, wow, that’s a lot of people,” says Nicole about her first day at UC Davis. Coming from Manteca, California, where “everyone knows everybody’s business,” the hustle and bustle of campus was a bit overwhelming.

She also realized fairly quickly that the major she’d originally chosen wasn’t what she wanted to spend her college career studying. As much as she liked science, she decided she wanted to study something that allowed her to tap into and explore her creative side.

Aggie Voices: Jeremy Dang '19, Design

May 29, 2019

“Marvin and the Magic Squirrel” is the name of the children’s book Jeremy wrote and illustrated for his senior project in high school. The story, about a boy and a wish-granting squirrel, had a moral—value your family and friends and try not to be materialistic. It was also a big hit with the kids at his old elementary school when he visited and gave a reading. The whole experience led to a creative epiphany for Jeremy; always interested in art, he realized that he loved telling stories and that his art could be a powerful tool for storytelling.

SA Spotlight: West Village Development to Offer Transfers Community-Building Opportunity

March 18, 2019

Starting out at a new university as a transfer student can be daunting on many levels. There is the risk of getting to feel out of step with your peers, the majority of whom matriculated as freshmen; and there are practical worries too, like figuring out where to live. In as tight a housing market as Davis, this can be challenging.

The ARC Expansion Project is Complete: Here's What to Expect

March 18, 2019

 

Director of Recreation Deb Johnson gives a comprehensive update on the new equipment and programs that are coming with the recent completion of the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) expansion project. 

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An Early Spring Shower ... of Awards

March 18, 2019
The Cultural Pages Win CASE District VII Grand Gold Award

The UC Davis Cultural Pages—print and digital guidebooks to cultural and ethnicity-based resources and community life on campus—recently received a Grand Gold Award in Diversity Programs from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District VII.

A team encompassing many departments within Student Affairs contributed to The Cultural Pages, and student employees had a leading role in the design and development process.

Meet the New Director of Counseling Services

March 13, 2019

After a competitive search, the Division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Kim has been selected to serve as director of Counseling Services for UC Davis.

SA Spotlight: Aggie Moonlight Breakfast

January 15, 2019

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day; but to students studying for their final exams, it may be the most important meal of the night too. Last quarter, Chancellor Gary S. May, the ASUCD Coffee House and the Division of Student Affairs presented the inaugural Moonlight Breakfast in the CoHo between 9 p.m. and midnight on the second day of finals week, providing vital brain fuel to students facing a long night of studying.

Spotlight: Program Gets Girls Excited About STEM, Wins Award

November 28, 2018
STEM for Girls, now in its eighth year, is a joint project of the Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) and the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. It aims to equip the approximately 60 girls from underrepresented groups who participate each year with the confidence to pursue their interest in a STEM field.