2017 News Archive

  • Updates on Campus Response to COVID-19

    March 30, 2020

  • Faculty Resources

    March 30, 2020

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    Welcome to Fall!

    October 11, 2019

    This will be (another) exciting year for the Division of Undergraduate Education! Topping my list, of course, is our new campus leadership. Chancellor Cindy Larive is clear in her focus on the UC 2030 goals, four-year graduation rates, and reducing gaps.

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    David Draper Appointed Faculty Director of Undergraduate Honors

    August 23, 2019

    The Division of Undergraduate Education is pleased to announce the appointment of David Draper, as Faculty Director of the Undergraduate Honors Programs, effective July 1, 2019.

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    Marcia Ochoa Appointed Oakes College Interim Provost

    July 9, 2019

    The Division of Undergraduate Education announced the appointment of Marcia Ochoa as Oakes College interim provost, effective July 1.

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    Extra Mile Award Employee of the Month: Miriam Medina

    July 9, 2019

    Miriam was born and raised in Salinas, CA. Her family moved to Soledad, CA when she was around 15 years of age.

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    2019 Staff Appreciation Breakfast Recap

    July 9, 2019

    For the past five years, the Division of Undergraduate Education and Division of Global Engagement have held their annual staff appreciation breakfast after the rush of graduation.

  • Student Achievement Week

    June 3, 2019

    As graduation 2019 nears, UC Santa Cruz is taking the opportunity to recognize our students' accomplishments through Student Achievement Week, which takes place June 3-7.

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    Extra Mile Award Employee of the Month: Danny Rodriguez

    April 8, 2019

    Danny was born and raised in the Koreatown District of Los Angeles, CA. He is son to Rosa Rodriguez, a single mother, Salvadoran refugee, and resilient human being.

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    Extra Mile Award Employee of the Month: Marina Glagolev

    March 11, 2019

    Marina grew up in a White Russian household surrounded by music and religion, and also with an acute sensibility for social justice.

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    Staff Engagement Survey Results

    March 11, 2019

    For the past three years, the Division of Undergraduate Education and the Division of Global Engagement has conducted a staff engagement survey to gauge how we are doing in the areas of career development, work engagement, relationship management, and work environment.

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    UC Santa Cruz continues to build a solid transfer and frosh applicant pool

    January 16, 2019

    As part of the strategy to increase transfer enrollment for fall 2019, UC Santa Cruz continued to accept transfer applications until Jan. 4. As of Jan. 7, the campus received more than 11,700 transfer applications, a 1.2% increase over the past year.

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    Extra Mile Award Nominee of the Month: Jesse Pikorz

    January 16, 2019

    Jesse Pikorz is an Evaluation Analyst at the Educational Partnership Center (EPC). He analyzes data from schools around the county, creating reports and managing the Center’s database, ultimately to help disadvantaged students succeed in postsecondary education.

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    Overhaul of Curriculum Management Systems Underway

    December 6, 2017

    The Curriculum Management Project is a large, multi-year project under the auspices of the Office of the Registrar and Undergraduate Education.

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    Extra Mile Award Nominee of the Month: Kristal Cardiel

    December 6, 2017

    Kristal Cardiel is the College facilitator for the Educational Partnership Center’s (EPC) GIRLS Paving the Way (GPW) grant.

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    Faculty-Led Study Abroad: UC Santa Cruz Goes Global

    November 2, 2017

    Global Engagement is pleased to announce the official launch of UC Santa Cruz faculty-led study abroad.

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    Extra Mile Award Nominee of the Month: Dianne Brumbach

    November 2, 2017

    Dianne Brumbach is a Front Line Adviser for the Office of Admissions, a role she has been in since 2012.

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    What is Academic Advising?

    October 5, 2017

    Of course we all know what academic advising is – or do we?

  • Honors Program Wins Multiple National Awards

    September 7, 2017

    UCSC’s chapter of Golden Key International Honour Society was awarded multiple honors at Golden Key’s annual International Summit in July.

  • Orientation

    August 2, 2017

    Every summer, incoming frosh and transfer students meet with college and departmental advising staff to plan their schedules, learn about different majors, plan out General Education requirements, and more.

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    2017 Staff Appreciation Breakfast

    July 7, 2017

    June is the month for two of the most important events of the year: fiscal close and the divisional Staff Appreciation Breakfast.

  • Office of Campus Advising Coordination

    June 7, 2017

    The Office of Campus Advising Coordination provides a wide range of support for the advising community at UC Santa Cruz, and supports undergraduate success, retention, and graduation through our work on multiple success initiatives.

  • UE Academic Human Resources Office

    May 3, 2017

    This month’s featured unit is the Undergraduate Education Academic Human Resources Office, which launched its work this fiscal year.

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    Spring Into Summer

    April 5, 2017

    As spring quarter blossoms, summer becomes a hot topic for many students and staff working with our slugs.

  • Giving Day 2017

    March 6, 2017

    Here is a quick list of departments and units within the Division of Undergraduate Education that have targeted needs.

  • Welcome to Our First Divisional Newsletter

    March 6, 2017

    We will send these out periodically, with information, updates, and observations from throughout the Division of Undergraduate Education.