UCLA Awards

UCLA Awards Honor Impactful Alumni. On Saturday, May 7, 300 members of the Bruin community gathered in front of Royce Hall to pay tribute to nine alumni who were bestowed various UCLA Awards. From breakthrough actors to social and criminal justice advocates to passionate UCLA volunteers, the night was dedicated to celebrating the best of UCLA through the achievements of these alumni. Watch the videos highlighting their impact.

A President's Farewell Reflection
Nearing the end of his two-year term, UCLA Alumni Association Board of Directors President Albert Lemus '91 takes a look back at the growth trajectory of alumni engagement during his tenure. He is most proud of the successes through the expansion of alumni networks, increased event participation and outreach via new technologies.


Membership Has Its Privileges
In case you weren't aware of it, your time at UCLA has earned you an automatic membership to the UCLA Alumni Association. So what do you get as a member of your alma mater? We've compiled a list of some unique offerings reserved for members only.

Bruin Shelter

Bruin Homeless Shelter Gets Off the Ground
Earlier this year, Louis Tse, M.S. '14 was featured in the L.A. Times as a UCLA doctoral candidate living out of his car, all in the name of preparing to launch Bruin Shelter. Set to open this fall, the shelter will be the second student-run homeless shelter in the country and the only youth shelter on L.A.'s Westside. Tse explains how this will all work and how alumni can help.

Bank of America

Show Your Pride
Get a $100 cash rewards bonus offer with the only UCLA Alumni Association credit card. Earn more cash back for the things you buy most. You can earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time; 2% cash back at grocery stores and 3% cash back on gas up to $1,500 in grocery/gas quarterly spending. Learn more!

Times Higher Education Global Reputation Survey Places UCLA No. 2 Among U.S. Public Universities

UCLA Alumni Association Surpasses Goal in First Crowdfunding Campaign

Laurence Fink '74, M.B.A. '76, Head of BlackRock, to Deliver UCLA College Commencement Address

UC Admits Significantly More California Freshman, Makes Gains in Diversity

UCLA Athletics Receives $5 Million Donation for Soccer Venue

Webinar: Tune In for Alumni Career Chats and Learn How to Unlock the Full Potential of LinkedIn and UCLA ONE - May 31

Explore Alumni Career Initiatives and Understand What Resources are Available to You

A Tale of Two Multigenerational Bruin Families

More Than 5,000 Newly Admitted Prospective Students Visited UCLA for a Sneak Peek at Life as a Bruin

I Heart UCLA Week Kicks Off a Week-Long Celebration of the Best of UCLA, Join in the Fun

Supervisors Hire Debra Duardo '94, M.A. '96, Ph.D. '13, an Ex-Dropout to Lead L.A. County Education Office. More Alumni Updates in Class Notes

Chinyere Nnadi, '03, Co-Founder of Sustainability International, Uses New Technology for Niger Delta Cleanup

Shawn Hakim, M.B.A. '14 is Lighting Up An Entire Country

Help Welcome New Incoming Transfer Bruins by Writing an Alumni Letter

Music Grad Jake Heggie ’84, M.A. ’05 Finds His Niche as an Opera Composer


May 15, TBD | Sacramento Bruins Book Club: "Between The World And Me"


May 13, Mountain View | Cup of Java @ Silicon Valley

May 14, Santa Clara | Bay Area Bruins Planning Meeting

May 19, San Francisco | Spring Happy Hour in San Francisco

May 19, Sunnyvale | Spring Happy Hour in Sunnyvale

May 21, Cupertino | Hike and Wine Tasting with Bay Area Bruins

May 27, San Francisco | San Francisco Cup of Java Networking Event


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