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Aug 22


#UCLAFanFriday is Back!


Enjoy a home UCLA Football game at the Rose Bowl with your department, courtesy of UCLA Athletics!


Show us your UCLA True Bruin spirit to win 20 tickets to the Saturday, 9/1, UCLA Football game vs Cincinnati! Enter to win this Friday, 8/24, by posting a public photo of your department game ready in your Bear Wear using #UCLAFanFriday, and tag us @uclasa and at least three of your colleagues to be eligible to win. (Parking not included).


The most spirited department will be selected as the first Fan Friday winner. We will have a new Fan Friday contest for each home game, so submit a new photo each time for another chance to win!



Join us for our next Learn@Lunch:

Getting Involved with UCLA Volunteer Day!


Date: Thursday, 9/13/18

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: James West Alumni Center (JWAC) Collins Conference Room (more information)


During September we are partnering with the UCLA Volunteer Center to host an hour-long program dedicated to the work they do throughout the year -- with a special spotlight on their annual UCLA Volunteer Day event, 9/29/18. This L@L will include a short presentation, followed by a panel of faculty & staff who have participated in UCLA Volunteer Day sharing their individual experiences. Find out more about the UCLA Volunteer Center here.


About the panelists:

Albert Aubin, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Steve Yu, UCLA School of Law

Eshon Allen, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Emily Ives, UCLA Veterans Resource Center

Mike Lee, UCLA Social Sciences Computing

John Maldonado, UCLA Bruin Resource Center


RSVP for the L@L here. Please feel free to bring your own lunch as food is not provided.



Staff Highlight

Rhonda Flenoy-Younger, UCLA School of Nursing

 “I am the Director of Recruitment, Outreach and Admissions and Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the UCLA School of Nursing. My responsibilities are to manage the recruitment, preadmission counseling, outreach and admissions for the Undergraduate and Graduate programs in the School of Nursing. As well as, sit on the Council for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. I’ve been employed at the University since 1983 and with the School of Nursing since 1985. I will be retiring in June 2019. The best part of my job is helping individuals meet their career goals and being there for the students. I'm known in the School of Nursing as "Mama Rhonda". Seeing the students graduate in June makes me happy and a proud Mama!!”

 Rhonda Flenoy-Younger





UCLA Fighting Drought Survey

Complete the survey for a chance to win an iPad!

Help inform campus landscaping and stormwater management and complete the survey by 9/25/18 for a chance to win an iPad. The survey is anonymous and takes about 20 minutes to complete. The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation is working on a research project funded by the UC Office of the President titled “Fighting Drought with Stormwater: The Perceived Services and Disservices of Natural Treatment Systems” to study solutions to urban stormwater runoff on the five southern University of California campuses. The project is distributing a survey to UCLA students, faculty, and staff to understand opinions on stormwater systems and urban landscape choices on campus.


Take the survey here. For questions please contact: Graduate Student Researcher Kyra Gmoser or Dr. Gregory Pierce



True Blue Toastmasters Open House

Date: Wednesday, 9/5/18

Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm

Location: UCLA Wilshire Center, 6th floor conference room


This event is free and open to all, food and refreshments will be provided.


Come and learn what it would take to have a breakthrough in your public speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters is an international organization dedicated to helping its members develop strong public speaking and leadership skills that are essential for every aspect of your professional and personal development. Regular meetings are also scheduled at the same location and time, every 1st and 3rd Wednesday. For more information about True Blue Toastmasters, visit their website.


College Day at LA County Fair



Print this coupon and show your Bruin Card for a discounted rate of $6.60 (regular price is $20) to the LA County Fair on College Day, Friday, Sept. 7.  For more details, visit Don’t forget to show your Bruin Pride and wear your UCLA gear to the fair! Tag us @uclasa to share your photos and be featured on our UCLA Staff Assembly page.

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