June 2019 | Los Angeles Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

Centennial Celebrations

May 18 launched the yearlong celebration of UCLA's 100th birthday. Thousands of alumni were treated to Alumni Day, TEDxUCLA and a spectacular Lighting the Way projection show. The festivities continued throughout the week from Sacramento to Downtown Los Angeles. Various landmarks across L.A. were lit in blue and gold, while tributes came in commemorating UCLA's impacts on a personal, regional and global scale.
Mo Ostin

UCLA Awards

On June 8, UCLA Alumni will bestow its highest honor to music mogul Mo Ostin '51. Other awardees include a renowned coach, a mayor, a history teacher, a global recruiter, a super volunteer and a network founded 30 years ago. Their commitment to excellence and generosity of spirit make us proud to be Bruins.
Father and daughter at Alumni Day

Thousands Come Back for UCLA Alumni Day

Friends and family members came from near and far for Bruin reunions, networking sessions, enlightening talks, performances and tours of both new and familiar grounds. Watch the live streams and see photos from the day.  
Ralph Bunch and other students on the Vermont Campus

UCLA in the 1920s

During our centennial year, we'll take a closer look at our evolving campus, the key moments in our history and the traditions that have come and gone through the years. Get a glimpse into this decade where we set a foundation, as well as transitioned into a world-class institution.  
Alumni Day Double-Decker Bus Tour

Video: Graduation
Day Gratitude

Commencement can be an emotional time for graduates and their families. For the classes of 2017 and 2018, the culmination of a long journey brought out all the feels in this touching video about Bruin pride, perseverance and gratitude.  

UCLA 100

Los Angeles Glows Blue and Gold to Celebrate UCLA

Video: L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Congratulates the Bruin Family

Government Officials Recognize UCLA’s Historic Bonds With Los Angeles

Video: Assemblywoman Shirley Weber '70, M.A. '71, Ph.D. '75 Shares Her UCLA Experience on the State Assembly Floor

Centennial Event Honors Reginaldo Francisco del Valle, One of UCLA’s Founders

How UCLA Started


Video: Beach Volleyball Earns Second Straight NCAA Title, UCLA’s 117th

Chuck Lorre, Dr. Anna Lee Fisher '71, M.D. '76, M.S. '87 Among Speakers at UCLA Graduations, See Others

Chris Waller '91 Is UCLA's New Gymnastics Head Coach

UC Board of Regents Votes to Increase Nonresident Tuition by $762 Per Year

Antonio Bernardo Named New Dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management

Spring Sing Committee Rescinds Award From Don McLean Due to Domestic Violence Charges

UCLA Professor Emeritus Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting Two Children


Video - Bruin Career Insights: The Power of Perseverance

New Podcast, Bruin Success, Features KCRW President, Jennifer Ferro '91, and CBS News Sports Anchor, Greg Wolf '94


Video: Gold Shield Scholars Explain the Impact Their Scholarship and UCLA Education Has Had on Their Lives

Philanthropists Meyer '49 and Renee '53 Luskin Receive UCLA Medal

Alumni Travel: Join an Expedition to Antarctica or Explore the Wonders of Peru

Stellar TFT Alumni Reflect on UCLA’s Arts Program

A Pair of Bruin Alumni Post Victories on the PGA Tour

UCLA Law School Leads the Way With Inclusion of LGBTQ Community


Save the Date: UCLA Volunteer Day - Saturday, Sept. 28


The History of Westwood

UCLA Luskin Lecture Brings Together Political Forces Who Forged a Path for the Next Generation of Latino Leaders

Blueprint Examines the State of American Political Discourse and It's Not Good

Dr. Pimple Popper, Sandra Lee '93, Discusses Reality Show and How Dermatology Changes Lives

Award Winner, Barbara Demman, M.S.N. '08, Delivers Last Lecture on Death, Terminal Illnesses of Loved Ones

Network Events

Network Events

American Indian Alumni of UCLA

June 14, UCLA, Covel Commons | American Indian Studies Graduation
June 15, Los Angeles | Annual Crystal Scholarship Fundraiser

Bay Cities Network

June 2, Redondo Beach | Paint Night With Pups
June 5, Torrance | Summer Mixer
June 25, Torrance | "The Line Becomes a River" Book Discussion and Potluck

Beachside Network

June 22, Long Beach | "The Line Becomes a River" Book Discussion
July 13, Rancho Palos Verdes | Vicente Bluffs Hike

Black Alumni Association

June 16, UCLA, Wilson Plaza | 40th Annual All Afrikan People’s Graduation

Bruin Professionals

June, All Chapters | Network Meetings
June 27, Los Angeles | Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Conejo Valley Network

June 15, Westlake Village | Concert in the Park: Platinum Groove Motown Soul Band
July 9, Westlake VIllage | Wine Down

First Gen Network

Lambda (LGBTQ) Alumni Association

June 2, Los Angeles | LGBTQ Graduating Seniors Brunch
June 9, West Hollywood | Los Angeles Pride Parade
June 15, UCLA, Korn Hall | Lavender Graduation

Latino Alumni Association

June 16, UCLA, Pauley Pavilion | Raza Graduation
June 19, UCLA, Alumni Center | Open House and Happy Hour

Los Angeles Downtown Network

June 6, Los Angeles | Cup of Java

Los Angeles Southeast Network

June 1, Los Angeles | Cheer On Our L.A. Dodgers

Los Angeles Westside Network

June 19, Santa Monica | Brewin' With Bruins

Pacific Islander Alumni Association

June 15, UCLA, Bradley Hall | PISA (Pacific Islander Student Association) Graduation

Pilipino Alumni Association

June 16, UCLA, Royce Hall | Samahang Pilipino Graduation

Project Spell

June 7, UCLA, De Neve Plaza | Graduation

Rose Bowl Bruins

June 2, Pasadena | "The Line Becomes A River" Book Discussion and Potluck
June 22, Silver Lake | Save the Date: Urban Hike – Music Box Steps

San Fernando Valley Network

UCLA Alumni Affairs

June 8, UCLA | UCLA Awards
June 14, UCLA | Grad Central

UCLA Volunteer Center

June 1, Los Angeles | Stamp Out Hunger Donation Sorting

Undocumented Alumni Association

June 14, UCLA, 580 Hilgard | IDEAS Undocumented Graduation
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