Dear Cal alumni and friends,
Excitement and pride are in the air on campus. The women’s basketball team made history with Cal’s first trip to the Final Four. Prospective students tour campus with their hopeful parents—freshman and transfer applications to Cal were up by eight percent and rose to a record high of 83,640. The renovation and revitalization of the Lower Sproul Plaza area began in March. It is a great time to be part of this invigorating campus and an amazing honor to be a Golden Bear!
The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) continues to build community in support of Berkeley with an array of alumni programs and student services. In 2013, we are launching new programs designed to serve the diverse needs of Berkeley alumni. Some of our priority programs include The Berkeley Network career program, Southern California alumni programs, and a digital, interactive component to our award-winning California magazine. Our new alumni programs are designed to connect our global alumni community to campus and to each other.
You’ll learn more about The Berkeley Network in this issue of Giving Notes. In addition, you can enjoy photos from Charter Gala 2013, hear from the first cohort of Equity Scholars as they graduate from UC Berkeley, and read about our Cal Advocacy and athletic events.
The work we do here at CAA is made possible thanks to your generosity. Whether you volunteer for scholarship interviews and readings, host viewing parties through your local alumni chapter, or make us your philanthropic priority, you are part of our legacy. Thank you for your continued commitment and support. Together, we keep Cal Golden.
Posted on May 20, 2013 - 11:07am