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Many alumni events provided by the UC Merced Alumni Association, are made possible thanks to the philanthropic support of our generous Alumni Donors. Through support to the UC Merced Alumni Journey Fund we are able to continue to provide high quality events at no cost to alumni and friends. You can make a donation of any amount here to help us reach new areas and new alumni. Cheers to building the future in the heart of California…and beyond!


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Blackstone LaunchPad - Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
5pm - 6pm | ZOOM

The UC Merced Blackstone Launchpad Projed aims to increase entrepreneurial activity on campus through a monthly speaker series featuring successful entrepreneurs. Joining UC Merced for the month of January is President and Chief Exectuvie Officer of SEMI, Ajit Manocha. Headquartered in Milpitas, California, SEMI is the global industry association serving the electronics manufacturing and design supply chain. Throughout his career, Manocha has been a champion of industry collaboration as a critical means of advancing technology for societal and economic prosperity.

Cabsterical 2021

UC Merced Campus Activities Board: Cabsterical

Saturday, January 30, 2021
8pm | ZOOM

UC Merced affiliates (students, alumni, faculty and staff) are invited to join ASUCM Campus Activities Board for a Spring semester kick-off with Cabsterical! Joining as the headliner this year, is Tiffany Haddish. Login using the Zoom link shared on the poster or stay tuned for updates with UC Merced CAB.

UC Alumni Career Network

Alumni Career Network Webinar: Starting & Leading Your Own Business

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
12pm - 1pm | ZOOM

Have a great idea for a business or thinking about becoming your own boss?  Join us for an interactive panel to gain insights from experienced UC alumni business owners on actionable steps you can take to start your own business.  From how to get started to strategies for sustaining your business, panelists will share what they’ve learned as business owners and offer advice on what you need to do to start your own business. Register today!

UC Alumni Career Network

Alumni Career Network Webinar: Leveraging social media to launch or grow your business

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
12pm - 1pm | ZOOM

Join us for a workshop-style session focused on leveraging social media to launch or grow your business through this interactive webinar with fellow UC alumni.