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How the Alumni Association Supports Military and Their Families

July 16, 2018

Megan Kennedy, ‘14, who graduated with degrees in philosophy and political science, lights up as she explains the vision for the Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) UC Davis Military Network, which she co-leads and co-founded in 2017 with Joseph Wetherbee ’16.

Cal Aggie Alumni Association Board Welcomes New Members

June 27, 2018

By Trevor Stewart

The University of California, Davis, Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) has elected Bill Cochran ’73, cred. ’74 as president of its board of directors and Charles Melton ‘08 as executive vice president and president-elect for 2018-2019. Both will assume the office effective July 1.

Generations of Aggies

May 24, 2018
The Moreno family shares a lasting connection with UC Davis

Like Father, Like Sun

May 22, 2018
Alumnus entrepreneur reduces the carbon footprint of Yolo County with affordable solar

Hooked on Hockey

May 21, 2018
Growing up on a rural farm thriving with wildlife influenced not only Professor John Eadie’s research in waterfowl ecology, but it brought him a life-long hobby of hockey.

Wine Done Differently

May 20, 2018

By Trevor Stewart 

Gina Schober ’07 has pleasant memories of spending her summers swimming and boating with family and friends. Many enjoyed a refreshing beverage during play and relaxation, but options were limited for the wine-drinkers in the group. While bringing along a bottle of wine with some cups and a corkscrew was an option, Gina thought there had to be a more convenient way. Then, while driving past the Russian River, an idea came to her: Wine in a can.

Challenge Accepted

May 20, 2018
D’Angelo Martinez ’21 holds nine associate degrees, and he accomplished all of that before stepping foot on the University of California, Davis campus as a first-year student.

Ice Ice Aggie

May 19, 2018

By Trevor Stewart

Nolan de Graaff ’05, a Cal Aggie Alumni Association member, always knew he had an entrepreneurial spirit. In high school, de Graaff operated an eBay business from his home. His dad handled the mailing, and when de Graaff got home from school, he would work on the business development aspects of his company.

“Building something and working for myself was in my blood,” de Graaff said. “I just like to keep building, adding value and creating new things. It’s fun, like I am playing in a sandbox every day.”

Victory Bells Rang for this Year's Alumni Award Recipients

April 20, 2018
This February, the Cal Aggie Alumni Association’s (CAAA) 45th Annual Alumni Awards Gala brought laughter, tears and Aggie Pride to the audience and awardees. This year’s theme “Celebrating Victorious Aggies” honored seven recipients who embody Aggie innovation and service.

Promoting Positive Nutrition

April 19, 2018
Anne Spalding ’84, Premier Nutrition Corporation, has enjoyed staying connected to UC Davis through CAAA.

Building Connections

April 19, 2018
Although Cynthia Murphy ’91 grew up without college-educated parents, she knew she would be the first in her family to attend a university.