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Sarah Colwell

Former foster youths aided by UCD’s Guardian programs

UC Davis student Hen Werner was in the financial aid office filling out paperwork when she got to a field that stopped her short: “Parent Information.” “I had to leave this part blank,” Werner said to the financial aid officer as she handed in the paperwork. “I don’t have anyone.” Werner is a former foster […]

December 18, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

UC Davis exceeds campaign goal in a record-breaking year of giving

Donors committed $165.7 million in gifts and pledges to UC Davis during the 2013-14 fiscal year, surpassing the previous year’s total of $149.1 million and marking the eighth consecutive year that philanthropic gifts and pledges to UCD have exceeded $100 million. During the fiscal year, the university celebrated successfully concluding The Campaign for UC Davis, […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Scholarship aims to boost Central Valley students

It is not often that a 20-year-old college student can claim a seat at the table of an international business deal at a California vineyard. But that is precisely what UC Davis student Maile Frelinger realized through her internship at Bakersfield-based Sunview Vineyards. It is experience the university is working to replicate with many other […]

December 01, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD set to honor seven alumni

The chief executive officer of the company that brought touch-based computing to the mainstream, an entrepreneur who appeared on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and sells origami sound systems across the world, and a teen runaway-turned-philanthropist are among the winners of this year’s UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association awards. They will be honored, along with other […]

September 26, 2013 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Veteran local educators honored for support of former foster youths

Longtime Yolo County educators and UC Davis alumni Sandi Redenbach and Ken Gelatt are the 2013 winners of the Charles J. Soderquist Award, an honor bestowed by the university in recognition of exceptional volunteer leadership and philanthropy benefiting the campus community. Created in 2005 by the UC Davis Foundation, the award honors the late Charles […]

May 12, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

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