Alumni Relations    

Orange County Events

Monthly Networking Luncheons

Monthly networking luncheons are held on the first and fourth Fridays of each month (see links below).
Lunches begin promptly at 11:45 am and conclude at 1 pm. Each guest has the opportunity to introduce themselves and provide a brief update on their personal and/or professional life. Don't forget to bring your business cards for networking. Following each event, all guests are emailed scans of the business cards to further facilitate the networking process. Please note lunches are open only to Merage School/GSM/GSA alumni and current major students.

Merage School Golf Tournament

Monday, April 17
Mission Viejo Country Club

Tee it high and let it fly at the upcoming Merage School Golf Tournament. We are excited to invite alumni to join us for a day of fun, networking and competition. You will have an opportunity to interact with business leaders in the community as well as some current stars from our classrooms, all while supporting the students of the Paul Merage School of Business. Bring a foursome and a good attitude and we will supply the rest. Golfers of all abilities are welcome. If you’re not a golfer, not a problem, please join us for the post-golf networking reception. Register today and take advantage of early discounts; we look forward to seeing you April 17.


OCMBA Lunar New Year Celebration Mixer and Dinner

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 6-9 PM
Capital Seafood at the Irvine Spectrum Center

Please join OCMBA for their first event of 2017, a Lunar New Year celebration mixer and dinner. This intimate buffet event will include a variety of authentic Cantonese and Asian foods. We encourage attendees to take their plates from table to table, to meet and connect with fellow OCMBA alumni while enjoying classic and new tastes. Feel free to arrive at any time, but there might be an extra little surprise during the early half of the night! Cash bar. Price: $25 online until Jan. 24; $35 cash only at the door. Register now!

OCMBA 'Leaders for Philanthropy Night'

Thursday, April 6, 5:30-8pm
The Shea Center, San Juan Capistrano

In conjunction with OCMBA, Merage School alumni are invited to an evening of networking at the Shea Center, for their 9th Annual Leaders for Philanthropy Night with distinguished speaker im Peterson, Chairman of the board and CEO of Microsemi Corporation. The evening includes a dramatic and inspiring demonstration of the unique role horses play in helping children and adults with physical and neurological challenges, such as autism, cerebral palsy and developmental delays. Tickets are $40; deadline to purchase tickets is April 3. Questions? Contact Steve Huang, FEMBA '08.

OCMBA is a network of the Orange County/So Cal alumni chapters of 15 leading business schools including: Anderson-UCLA, Booth-Chicago, Columbia, Virginia, Haas, Harvard, Kellogg, Marshall-USC, Merage-UC Irvine, MIT-Sloan, Stanford, Cornell-Johnson, Michigan-Ross, Wharton and INSEAD.