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Community Opportunities

Research Colloquium 2013-2014

We're looking forward to seeing you at our upcoming Distinguished Speaker Series that kicks off November 12, 2014, here at UC Irvine with Kimberly Cripe, president and CEO of CHOC Children's, one of the top pediatric health care systems in the nation. More information can be found here!

Benefits of Membership




  • Single Point of Contact — use our “concierge” service to make connections or take advantage of events anywhere at the University.
  • Access to the Dean — advise Dean on the future needs of the business community.




  • Networking Receptions — catered social and networking events often offer a behind-the-scenes look at new and interesting business ventures in exciting locales across Orange County. Discuss the latest School plans with the Dean and faculty.
  • Business-Focused Events — enjoy exclusive invitations to annual business conferences and knowledge-sharing forums and lectures with preferred seating and receptions when offered.
  • Personal Introductions — be introduced to other Merage associates – faculty, board members, benefactors – that may help you and your organization get to the next level.




  • Executive Education & Development Workshops Discount — attend seminars like the MBA Update, or create a customized curriculum for in-house executive development and management training.
  • Panel & Speaking Engagements — represent your company as a speaker in Merage School courses, conferences and forums.




  • Donor Profiles & Website Presence — the focus is on you in various Merage publications and websites with our appreciation for your support.
  • Legacy Giving Opportunities — add a distinguished alliance to your family name with first rights to naming opportunities, from entire buildings to customized programs that promote your family’s values.