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Sharing Success Through Cups of Coffee

by Courtney Cheng ’16

Kateri Gutierrez ’14 was just a 14-year-old living in Lynwood, California, when she began to envision starting her own business. Once she took a trip to UC Berkeley campus through the Raza Center, her vision solidified and she became intent to SIR. “After having seen the business program at Berkeley, I wanted to apply to Haas [Business School],” she declared. Read more about Sharing Success Through Cups of Coffee »

Finding an Entrance at UC Berkeley

By Courtney Cheng ’16

When David Joe Kim ’17 first heard that his friend, producer James Yi, wanted to call his new film “gook”, Kim was stunned. “You sure about that?” he’d asked Yi. “That’s derogatory!” Yi was insistent. In Korean, “gook” is the word for country. In English, the Korean word is used as a slur against East and Southeast Asian people. Read more about Finding an Entrance at UC Berkeley »

What It Means to Be a Cal Alum

Every Cal student walks the Berkeley campus in the footsteps of their predecessors to receive an education that will grant them a spot in the university’s long-lasting legacy. As they graduate, each Cal alum leaves with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to build and create their own legacies. Read more about What It Means to Be a Cal Alum »

Director’s Chair: Fall 2017

As a new academic year begins for more than 40,000 Cal students, I reflect on those whose brilliant work on behalf of the university has lit the paths for so many of us. This year has seen the passing of multiple individuals who have made great contributions to UC Berkeley’s legacy—here, I call to mind a dear few. Read more about Director's Chair: Fall 2017 »

A Message from CAA’s Executive Director and Board President

Read the Cal Alumni Association’s 2016 Annual Report

The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) is about being a part of a great and enduring community, ensuring the future of UC Berkeley while honoring the past, and engaging the present. As we celebrate 145 years of golden fellowship, there’s no better time to be part of this wonderful community. We offer a common space in which to gather—a true sense of belonging for hundreds of thousands of Golden Bears. Read more about A Message from CAA's Executive Director and Board President »

Letter from the Executive Director

Dear Alumni and Friends,

The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) has a lot to celebrate this year—not least is our 145th birthday! With each year, we rededicate ourselves to our mission to connect Cal alumni with one another and with our beloved university. CAA is about being a part of a great and enduring community, ensuring the future while honoring the past and engaging the present. Read more about Letter from the Executive Director »

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