Bradford S. King Award for Excellence in Service by a Young Alumnus 2014

B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 2002

Duc Bieu Pham’s relationship with Cal started well before he became an undergraduate.

“As a high school student, I was mesmerized by the effect the Straw Hat Band had on Harmon Gym,” recalled Pham, a highly skilled musician. “I knew I had to join.”

And join he did, touring with the band in support of Cal Athletics and the California Spirit.

Today, a former campus tour guide and a Fellow of the Order of the Golden Bear, Pham is one of the University’s most passionate and dedicated alumni. He has served as the South Bay Area District Co-Chair of CAA’s The Achievement Award Program and has founded a number of highly successful alumni events and communities, including Cal at Sundance in Utah, Cal at SXSW in Texas, and innumerable Charter Gala After Parties.

He has supported a variety of Student Alumni Relations Council events, including Top Dog with Top Dogs, The Last Grrr-rah, and Student Homecoming Legacy Night.

Pham has also served as a member of the Class of 2002 Ten Year Reunion Campaign Committee, Founding Artistic Director of CAA’s Berkeley Film Showcase, and of course, a proud member of the California Alumni Band.