Since its launch in mid-September, The Promise for Education crowd-funding effort has brought in more than $1 million in new scholarship money, with an additional $1 million pledged.
Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox has pledged to host a pancake breakfast at the HUB for students, faculty, and staff.  Please help him reach his goal of $10,000 in scholarship donations to benefit UCR Highlanders.
You can join us in supporting UCR students through this important initiative by going here:

All-Sport Faculty/Staff Gold Card Available for $50

UCR faculty and staff can avail of the All-Sport Faculty/Staff gold Card for $50, and go to 100 athletics events this year. To learn more about the All-Sports Gold Card, call (951) 827-4653 or visit the website.

UCR BMW Golf Challenge

Go head-to-head with other UCR departments to win the UCR BMW of Riverside Gary McCord Golf Challenge. The event will be held on Nov. 2-4. For $2,500, your college or department will get a foursome in the tournament, which includes a Saturday Night Social, and two days of golf on Sunday and Monday. For more information about this fundraising tournament, visit the website. To sign up, contact Jordyn McDonald at (951) 827-5432 or

UCR Hosts the 2013 Native American Professional Development Conference

On Oct. 11 and 12, the Native American Professional Development Conference (NAPDC) will be held at UCR.  Ssponsored by the University of California American Indian Counselors & Recruiters Association (UCAICRA), it brings together Native American professional staff working in higher education as well as undergraduate and graduate students for networking and professional development toward the goal of advancing their careers. Activities include workshops, speakers, networking sessions and a dinner.
Information on registering for the conference may be found on

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Among many classes, talks and events is a free self-defense class, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Student Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room A. Register in advance.

Discover how to defend yourself against dangerous situations and people. Classes are fun, relaxed and interactive with lots of opportunities for questions. To register or for more information, call the Women’s Resource Center at (951) 827-3337.

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