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June 14, 2017

A sea of caps, gowns and hoods will sweep through the Bren Events Center this month as more than 7,500 UCI students take part in four days of graduation ceremonies, from Friday, June 16, through Monday, June 19. Reflecting UCI’s ranking as one of the nation’s best schools at helping students of all backgrounds achieve academic and career success, a record 54 percent of the university’s undergraduate degrees will be awarded to Anteaters who are the first in their families to finish college. This high percentage of traditionally underserved students is one factor behind UCI’s growing collection of national accolades.  …