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2014-2015 CAA Alumni Scholars

Join us in acknowledging and congratulating our 2014-2015 Alumni Scholars.

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A Letter from the Executive Director | Summer 2014

Dear Cal Alumni and Friends, The support provided to the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) by alumni is transformative. Thanks to generous alumni support, CAA builds energized communities, offers enriching events and programs,
and changes student lives with scholarships. CAA’s programs and services are designed to inform, engage, and inspire our alumni community, and to support UC Berkeley. […]

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“The Sun Rises and Sets in Berkeley”

From the moment he stepped onto campus in 1952, Peter Van Houten ’56 embraced every opportunity at UC Berkeley. He played baseball and volleyball, and participated in ROTC, student government, and the Order of the Golden Bear—all while earning grades that resulted in being awarded the Departmental Citation in his major. “I was very active […]

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Charter Gala 2014: Creating Opportunities

Chevron Corporation was once again the premier sponsor for Charter Gala 2014, CAA’s signature event held this past March. Over the years, Chevron has expanded its partnership with CAA by providing funds for scholarship programs, including The Equity Scholarship and The Achievement Award Program (TAAP). “Both programs are excellent examples where together we can
make a […]

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Bright Futures: The first Equity Scholars 
have grand aspirations

In 2008 CAA created The Equity Scholarship, a four-year, merit-based scholarship that funds five new underrepresented minority students each year with a $5,000 annual stipend. “With Prop. 209 [eliminating Affirmative Action] being the law of the land, the problem was that there were extremely well qualified minority students who were choosing not to come here because […]

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“Just doing my part”

Giving back comes easily and naturally for Robert C. Aronoff ’73. Since 1978, Robert’s community service has been focused on youth and education. “I believe in mentoring young people and teaching them the value of an education. However when they turn 18, they often don’t have the money to go to college,” shared Robert. In […]

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“We all benefit from
 CAA’s support”

Alumni chapter volunteers are instrumental in helping CAA bring alumni closer together. They have the ability to reach alumni in geographic regions around the nation and keep them connected to Berkeley and fellow alumni. CAA recently spoke with Yolanda Hong ’02, president of Cal Alumni Club of Puget Sound (CAPS), about her volunteer involvement with CAA. […]

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A Letter from the Executive Director | Fall 2013

The fall semester at Berkeley is in full swing. The campus is energized by the presence of our dynamic students, thousands of alumni returning for home football games, and a new plaza taking stage in front of Alumni House.

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2013-2014 CAA Alumni Scholars

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2012-2013 CAA Alumni Scholars

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2011-2012 CAA Alumni Scholars

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