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July/August 2019
Issue No. 111
21 Questions video with
Vice Chancellor Willie Banks
Parent engagement beyond graduation
"All parents know that our work is never done," says Mark Santora, parent of two recently graduated UCI students. He and his wife, Kathleen, have stayed engaged as donors and advocates with the university years after their children graduated, Kevin in 2010 and Kristen and 2014.

"UCI enabled our son and daughter to grow and mature through new and varied experiences in a safe, competitive and independent setting," says Mark Santora. "We chose to get involved to show our appreciation and gratitude."

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Summer student career prep workshops

The Division of Career Pathways offers a wide range of workshops to prepare your student for their next job or future career including:
  • August 12 - Job Search Strategies
  • August 13 - LinkedIn Lab
  • August 15 - Interview Techniques
  • August 21 - How to Find a Work Study or Part-Time Job
Encourage your student to take a break from the beach or the books and join a workshop. Additional information a vailable here and on  Handshake.
Countdown to the Fall Fair:
September 25 in the Bren Events Center
Due to increasing interest from employers, the Fall Career Fair is happening in the Bren Events Center for the first t ime! It is recommended that your student review the growing list of employers on Handshake throughout the summer.
In addition to attending robust summer workshops, students can prepare for the fair by completing their Handshake profile and preparing or enhancing their resume.
Resume resources
Whether your student is on campus taking summer classes, traveling to new places or recharging at home, they can prepare & enhance their resume with these tools:
Mobile app makes buying supplies and textbooks a snap
The Hill at UCI is your one stop shop for UCI apparel, gifts and textbooks! The store also offers a mobile app which allows you to place and track orders, receive rental due date reminders, access exclusive coupons and more.  
Visit appbnc.com or search "My College Bookstore" in your app store to download. Once registration is completed, you will receive a coupon good for 20% off one school spirit apparel item.
Cultivating an inclusive culture
Q&A with Douglas Haynes, UCI's chief diversity officer
In a move that signals the importance UCI places on equity, diversity, inclusion and free speech, Douglas M. Haynes has become the campus's inaugural vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion.

The San Francisco native joined UCI's history faculty in the early 1990s. Eventually named vice provost for academic equity, diversity and inclusion, he oversaw creation of the Office of Inclusive Excellence, launched the Confronting Extremism initiative and led the university's successful push for federal recognition as a minority-serving institution.

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