Alejandra Granados Dominguez
Alumni Advice for the Graduating Class of 2023By Josephine Thornton
The Cal Alumni Association asked alums what advice they would share with the newest cohort of alumni Golden Bears.
To Receive Is to Give: TAAP Scholars’ Legacy of Service
TAAP Scholars John Lam ’24 and Alishba Sardar ’23 both came from nontraditional education backgrounds. Their experiences laid the groundwork for their advocacy efforts.
Becoming Yourself through the Struggle
As a first-generation student from a low-income background, Jayden Zheng ’23 attributes the resources and support he found at Cal for allowing him to achieve his goals.
Alishba Sardar ’23 found community and empowerment at Cal as a foster youth through Berkeley Hope Scholars.
Dancing with PurposeBy Josephine Thornton
For Leadership Award Scholar Robert Yu ’18, dedication to dance and Wushu endeavors at Cal opened the doors for new opportunities and set him up for success.
The Tale of Two Scholars: A Mentorship StoryBy Chinwe Oniah
As one of a few Filipino students at Cal, Jesse Ante ’68, M.S. ’70, guided himself through his own path toward success. Years later, his mentorship supported Rona Osmani ’06 as she paved her own Cal journey.
Bears in Business: Ryan Waliany
At Cal, Ryan Waliany ’08 learned to work smart and focus on the learning experience. Those lessons now influence his entrepreneurship today.
Finding Your Story
TAAP and TLA Scholar Neil Arcellana ’24 shares his story of overcoming obstacles and hopes to advocate for other students facing similar challenges.
The First Women’s Honor Organization Pays It ForwardBy Jackie Krentzman
Meet the Prytanean Alumnae Chapter, a group of alumni uplifting women of different backgrounds and career fields through awards, events, service projects, and community bonding.
Building Community by Giving Back
Jason Gant ’06 reflects on his time at Cal and how it shaped his desire to get involved and give his time to support the Cal community through programs like Cal Alumni Mentors.
Golden Bears in Love: Mikey Day ’10 and Stephen Saribalis ’10
Did you meet your special someone on Sproul during spring semester? In an intro biology course? Or even during move-in?
Bears in Business: Stuart Smith ’70
The award-winning Smith-Madrone co-founder discusses the ways his Cal experience at UC Berkeley influenced his decision to enter the wine industry and shaped his business practices.