Cal Day 2018

One day. 400 events. A million ideas.

There is an event to inspire every mind at Cal Day, UC Berkeley’s annual open house to welcome prospective students and the Cal community.

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Cal Day at Alumni House

Save the date and join us at Alumni House on Saturday, April 21 for Cal Day 2018!

Cal Café
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Enjoy complimentary refreshments and snacks, peruse your class yearbook, and receive awesome CAA-themed giveaways! Alumni, new and prospective students, and all friends of the university are invited to stop by for this unforgettable day!

How to Plan for Professional Success While in College
10 – 11 a.m.
Toll Room, Alumni House

Learn what experts advise students to do in college to prepare for professional success. President of Collegial Services and careers writer for, Robin Reshwan, discusses what parents and incoming students can do to overcome employment obstacles and successfully launch a career after graduation.



Robin Reshwan
Founder, CS Advising
Robin Reshwan is the founder and President of CS Advising and CS Advising. She and her team enable thousands of professionals to advance their careers through advice, career coaching, and recruiting efforts. Robin’s career tips are used by media outlets such as U.S. News, Yahoo, Business Insider, Fast Company, and Monster. She is a recommended professional development coach for groups, educational institutions, and alumni associations including Stanford University and the University of California, Davis. A Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW), Robin has been honored as a Professional Business Woman of the Year by the American Business Women’s Association.

Why Cal? The Alumni Perspective
1 – 2 p.m.
Toll Room, Alumni House

A panel of esteemed alumni will discuss the value of a Cal education and what it means to be a Berkeley alum. Panelists will talk about their time as a student, what steps they took to ensure success after graduation, and their lives after Cal.

There will be a Q&A with the panelists. Please come with questions!



Jesse Ante ’68
Mechanical Engineering, M.S. ’70 Mechanical Engineering
Jesse entered the US Air Force after graduating from Cal with his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering. After his service, he worked as an engineer for PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission. While working, Jesse served as a Board Member at CAA for three years, and he is still involved with CAA today as a student mentor. His work has made a huge impact on the general welfare of the association.

Marisa Asari, ’16
Public Health | Project Manager at Institute of Urban and Regional Development
A native of Oakland, Marisa Asari graduated from Cal with a strong sense of community. She currently works on campus managing projects in the urban development of struggling cities around the world such as Nairobi, Kenya and Medellin, Colombia.

Katherine McGauley ’17
Cognitive Science, Computer Science | Cyber Defense Technology Specialist, Darktrace
Katherine McGauley graduated from UC Berkeley with a double major in Computer Science and Cognitive Science and is currently a Cyber Defense Technology Specialist for Darktrace in San Francisco. As a student, Katherine was involved with the Rally Committee, Berkeley Global Internships, and the computer science education initiative “The Beauty and Joy of Computing.” Her first college job was a Student Assistant for the Cal Alumni Association, and she later became Executive Director of the Cal Alumni Student Association.

Kirk Tramble ’93
Electrical Engineer & Computer Science | Consulting Project Technical Manager, Oracle
Kirk Tramble has been managing the implementation of financial solutions for Oracle / NetSuite since July 2014. At Oracle, he drives the implementation of enterprise resource planning software solutions. Prior to Oracle, Kirk managed business transformation applications for Innovative Interfaces. Additionally, Kirk worked for over 15 years with Chevron Corporation in San Ramon, CA. Cal is a family affair for Kirk. He is a second-generation Cal alum and his son Gabriel, is a UC Regent Scholar and a member of the class of 2019.


Cloey Hewlett, ’76, J.D ’79
Executive Director at the Cal Alumni Association

We look forward to seeing you at Alumni House. Go Bears!