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San Diego Network

There are more than 12,000 alumni in the San Diego area — JOIN US & GET INVOLVED! To join the UCLA Alumni Network of San Diego, become a member of the UCLA Alumni Association and get your membership in the UCLA Network of San Diego for free! Go to www.alumni.ucla.edu and click on “Become a Member”.

For more information, please contact President Mark Hersberger at mhersberger@alumni.ucla.edu.

Events

San Diego Network Game Watch: UCLA vs. Virginia

Sept. 5 12:30 p.m.

Join the UCLA San Diego Network for a game watching party at The Wood. Bring your friends and show your Bruin pride!

Event Location - The Wood

New Bruin Send-off - San Diego

Sept. 13 Noon

The San Diego Bruins are hosting a Send-off picnic for all incoming students and their families from San Diego County this summer! This event is for local alumni to welcome our newest Bruins to the Bruin family and a delicious, catered lunch will be provided for all. Bring your family, your ice chest and your true Bruin spirit! We will provide ice and cold waters to fill your ice chests. IMPORTANT: All alumni who attend are strongly encourage to mingle with the students and their families. Your insight and knowledge are invaluable, and new Bruins really want to hear from you. In addition, alumni volunteers are needed starting at 10 a.m. to decorate and set-up and sign-in guests at 12 p.m. If you're available to serve as a volunteer, please email Trish Halsey-Munroe at patriciahalsey-munroe@alumni.ucla.edu.

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Event Location - Pepper Grove in Balboa Park

College Fair Training - San Diego

Sept. 29 6 p.m.

Volunteer to speak with prospective students and represent UCLA at a college fair near you! This opportunity is for alumni teams to answer questions, share their experiences and add personal insight invaluable to high school students who are wondering if UCLA is the right choice for them. Alumni volunteers must attend an annual mandatory training, held by the department of UCLA Undergraduate Admission. The training will go over the latest admission requirements, profiles of the incoming class of students, and the do’s and don’ts of serving as a Bruin Recruiter volunteer.

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Event Location - FICO (Carmel Valley)

Faculty Campus Connection Event "Living to be 100 Years: Longevity as the New Reality"

Oct. 1 6 p.m.

Professor Fernando Torres-Gil will present his intriguing views on "Living to be 100 Years: Longevity as the New Reality." If you think this doesn't apply to you - think again. Whether you are currently retired, are planning on retiring some day or have aging parents or grandparents, everyone should hear the professor. He will present his views on this multi-faceted topic. Fernando Torres-Gil is professor of social welfare, professor of public policy and director of the Center for Policy Research on Aging at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Professor Torres-Gil’s career spans the academic, professional and policy arenas. He authored "The New Aging: Politics and Change in America." His research spans important topics of health and long-term care, disability, entitlement reform, and the politics of aging. Torres-Gil is more than an academic. He has an impressive portfolio of public service and national and international recognition as a leading spokesperson on demographics, aging and public policy. He has earned three presidential appointments - Federal Council on Aging, the first ever U.S. Assistant Secretary on Aging and the vice chair of the National Council on Disability. The location is Forum Hall (Westfield UTC Shopping Center) which is upstairs from the Wells Fargo Bank branch on the south side of La Jolla Village Drive. The event will commence with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. Catering by Rubio's. We want to thank our sponsors of this program - UCLA alumni Brad and Susanne Livingston of Residential Wholesale Mortgage and the UCLA Alumni Association.

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Event Location - Forum Hall, Westfield UTC Shopping Center