Denise Patrick

Denise Patrick

Assistant Dean
Undergraduate Program

SB2 202


Prior to her current role as Director of Undergraduate Programs for The Paul Merage School of Business, Denise was Assistant Director of MBA Admissions and Marketing under former Associate Dean Vijay Gurbaxani (representing all MBA programs), Assistant Director of MBA Student Affairs, and Academic Counselor in the MBA and undergraduate minor programs. Denise also worked for former President (and Congressman) Stephen Horn in public relations at CSU Long Beach.

As a graduate student, Denise was selected for internships in a variety of settings, including as Career Counselor for UC Irvine’s Career Planning and Placement Center, and as Counselor at the UC Irvine Women’s Opportunities Center. She also taught English as a Second Language in the Irvine Unified School District.

Denise has been the recipient of multiple service awards, including the “Exceptional Service Award” presented by the faculty members of The Paul Merage School of Business in 2012, and UC Irvine’s "Advisor Participation Award." Denise also serves as a Campuswide Honors Program Advisor, and as a reader for the Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools.