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Paths to Parent Engagement and Philanthropy

August 27, 2019
As a new academic year kicks off, we are excited to see students returning to campus. And we are eager to help connect UC Davis parents with the many opportunities to get involved in enhancing the student experience.

What to Expect in a Second Interview

August 23, 2019
Raise your hand if you remember Shalamar's '70s hit "The Second Time Around." According to the lyrics, when it comes to romantic love, "the second time is so much better, baby."

Student Affairs Updates

August 23, 2019
Parents, keep an eye out for upcoming deadlines sent to your students UC Davis email.  

Supporting Students Who Help Students

June 16, 2019
UC Davis student Heather Perea ‘19 was just managing to make ends meet, but when the father of her children lost his job, she found herself unable to pay the rent.

Happy Pride Month

June 01, 2019
Happy Pride Month from your UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association! We strive to serve and better come to know you, your needs and ways you would like to engage with us.

Chancellor’s Fellow Instills a Lifelong Love of Poetry

May 22, 2019

By Eric Gifford

Katie Peterson is an acclaimed poet whose honors include a Literature award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Rilke Prize from the University of North Texas. At UC Davis, where she just received a prestigious Chancellor’s Fellowship, she directs the Graduate Creative Writing Program and established the Master of Fine Arts degree.

But teaching undergraduates is one of her greatest joys.

How to Be Happy at Work

May 22, 2019

Written by Robin Reshwan

Think fulfilling careers require your employer to offer free food, massages and pay better than the market? Think again. You don't need to work for a unicorn tech company to find happiness at work. Research shows that true professional satisfaction stems at least partially from factors within your individual control.

Read on to learn about three things you can do today to increase your joy in your job. 

Aggie Community - Parents of Incoming Students

May 22, 2019

Aggie Community

For many incoming college students their first year is full of excitement, new opportunities, and many adjustments. UC Davis offers a number of programs that help incoming students transition into their college career. If you know of a newly admitted student who will attend UC Davis in the fall, encourage them to explore these programs.

Summer Start

Picnic Day- An Aggie Parent's Experience

May 21, 2019

By Sylvia Pardini, Aggie Parent Council Member

Picnic Day is one of THE annual events students look forward to. Admittedly, it is also one of my favorite events as a parent. I don’t expect to see my son during the day, because his picnic day tradition matches that of many students on campus, to let loose something he can only do a couple times a year.

Sip and Reminisce

May 01, 2019
The UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association is celebrating Aggie Traditions with this year’s Alumni Wine Collection.