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Calendar

Business Meetings

2023 - 2024

 

 

Fall Business Meeting

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

10:00 a.m. At the home of Terry De Luca Schooler.

All members welcome. In addition to routine business, Section Chairs’ Information and Guidelines are reviewed.

S.O.S. Fall Meeting

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

1:00 p.m. Tang Center.

All members are invited to learn how Cal students are helped through Club grants and scholarships. Guest speaker.

 

S.O.S. Spring Meeting

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

1:00 p.m. Tang Center.

Proposed student related projects and equipment are discussed and voted on. All members present can vote.

Spring Business Meeting

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

9:45 a.m. Tang Center.

Members are invited to vote on the proposed 2024/2025 Budget and Slate of Officers.

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Club-Wide Events

2023-2024

 

 

Fall Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 21, 2023

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Brazilian Room, Tilden Park

 

This marks the beginning of our new term. Enjoy seeing old friends and meeting new ones.

You will have the opportunity to learn about, and sign-up for, Section Activities. Guests are welcome, particularly prospective new members.

 

Beehive Luncheon & Silent Auction

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   

Unitarian Universalist Church           1 Lawson Rd., Kensington

 

Our annual luncheon and fundraiser. Come socialize with your fellow members and guests while raising money for Cal students.

Enjoy a delicious lunch. Bid on unique items in the silent auction or buy from the jewelry, collectibles, crafts and edible goodies tables.  

Intercampus Open House

April 10, 2024

UC Davis

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022   

Intercampus Open House at Berkeley

Due to popular demand and many requests, we have posted the video of our Intercampus Day event here. Feel free to share the link with family and friends.

Andrea L. Campos, Committee Chair

Video of 150th Anniversary of Women being admitted to UC Berkeley:   

"WOMEN BREAKING BARRIERS"

Please click on highlighted title above and a new window will open.

Intercampus Day 2020

Women Breaking Barriers Video

Celebrating 150 Years of Women Being

Accepted to U.C. Berkeley

 

Background

The year 2020 marked the 150th anniversary of the admission of women students to the University of California.  With this momentous anniversary as its theme for the Intercampus Day, the University Section Club planned its program to feature women students, alumnae, faculty and staff.  The program was to include a panel discussion of women from different eras at Cal, a faculty speaker and a coach of a Cal women’s sports team.

Click on photo to start/pause slide show - 8 slides.

Originally scheduled to be held on the Berkeley campus on April 1, 2020, with invited guests from similar clubs from UC Davis, UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz, the program was cancelled due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

 

In the fall of 2021, the members of the Intercampus Day Committee, including Andrea Campos ‘75, as chair, Betsy Dixon, Betsy Hansen, Janet Martinelli, Audrey Richards, Sherry Rufini ’77, and Elly Skarakis, regrouped to decide what to do about the program.  While vaccines had slowed the spread of the disease, Covid 19 was still circulating in the community and it was decided that rather than have a traditional, in-person program, we would attempt to have the program LIVE as a video conference meeting.

 

Video Development

The committee spent countless hours researching the key moments for women students and faculty over the course of the 150-year time frame, with a focus on Berkeley, as its flagship campus. The campus’ website, 150w.berkeley.edu, dedicated to the admission of women, was an important resource for this project.

Using known campus and alumnae contacts, the Committee reached out to several individuals to engage them in the project.  The goal was to interview women students who experienced each era firsthand.

 

The interviews were recorded by Sherry Rufini using her iPhone and edited on iMovie.  She worked diligently to edit and balance the interviews, coordinating the background music, and inserting photos where appropriate.  Journalist Linda Schacht, ’66, edited the overall script and recorded the narrative.  Each step of the way, Committee members gave feedback to tweak the video.

 

Janet Martinelli developed the “Breaking Barriers” logo which is used at the beginning.

 

Intercampus Day Event

The result of all these efforts was the presentation of the video on March 30, 2022.  The Zoom meeting was hosted by University Development and Alumni Relations and over 100 individuals participated in the program.  Participants had the opportunity to ask questions of Laurie Wu McClain, one of the subjects in the video, who was live at the end of the program.

 

The total time of the video is 60 minutes.

For further information, please contact the University Section Club: cor.secretary@sectionclub.org

If you would like to provide feedback about the video, please contact Sherry Rufini at sherry.rufini@gmail.com.

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