UC Irvine Parents eNews

Chancellor Gillman welcomes new students at Convocation. This year's ceremony takes place on Monday, September 25.
September 2017
Issue No. 90

Message from Chancellor Gillman
Welcome to the 2017-2018 academic year at the University of California, Irvine. I speak for all of us on the faculty and staff when I say how pleased I am that you and your student are members of the Anteater family. Admission to UC Irvine is highly sought after, and being a member of our student body is testament to your student's hard work and impressive achievements.

UCI Parents, 8.31.17
Parent & Family Coffee Socials and Anteater Ambassadors

Saturday, November 4   |   10 - 11:30 a.m.
Join fellow Anteater parents and family members in your local neighborhood for a casual gathering to connect with one another and receive UCI updates and resources.  
Coffee Socials will be held simultaneously in multiple locations (coffee shops or private residences) organized by a parent volunteer. Be on the lookout for the registration email in the coming weeks!  
If you're interested in hosting in your area, please  email Kara Ward at karaaw@uci.edu .

Sign up to be an Anteater Parent Ambassador
Anteater Parent Ambassadors play a critical role in UCI Parent Engagement, the window of opportunity into campus for the parent community. This volunteer group is dedicated to enhancing the experience of Anteater families and will offer support at events throughout the year.  
If you're interested in learning more or becoming an APA, please fill out an interest form here and a UCI staff member will follow up with you.
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UCI+One Accelerator program
UCI graduating seniors and alumni actively looking for a career or their next opportunity need the right resources. As part of UCI+One's comprehensive career planning program, the Accelerator program provides targeted services for participants to define their career trajectory quickly.
In this 30-day program, participants identify a specific focus area that can include:
  • Improving communication skills and public speaking
  • Life transition management
  • Developing an effective network of mentors
  • Sharpening interview skills
  • Exploring alternative paths to building work experience
  • Developing essential workplace skills
  • Charting an educational path
  • Defining a personal brand (online & in-person)
With the Accelerator program , participants receive:
  • A UCI+One Advisor to provide individual advising sessions
  • Inside Track (Career Plus) which offers the opportunity to utilize online career coaching resources
  • Access to exclusive UCI+One special events, including networking opportunities, guest speakers, alumni/industry panels, and communication training - that continues after the program
Leigh Poirier 

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