University of California, Riverside

Chancellor's Dinner

2012 Chancellor’s Dinner

2012 Chancellor’s Dinner Benefits Merit Scholarships, Recognizes Excellence

Celebrating the 26th anniversary of the UC Riverside Alumni Awards of Distinction, more than 350 campus friends, students, leaders and donors gathered together for the Chancellor’s Dinner on October 13, 2012. Colorful lights transformed Highlander Union Building’s main ballroom into a showcase for the stories of UCR’s outstanding alumni, scholarship recipients and the donors who make those scholarships possible. Chancellor Timothy P. White spoke of the transformative role that UCR plays in the lives of its nearly 21,000 students and thanked all those who contribute their personal and financial resources to sustain the institution’s mission. The Outstanding Young Alumnus Award was presented to Steve Shaohui Chen (’05, ’07) and the Alumni Service Award was presented to Christine Sato-Yamazaki (’92). Distinguished academician and Native American Marigold Linton (’58) was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award, while Chancellor White presented Ronald O. Loveridge and Marsha Loveridge the UCR Medallion in recognition of their civic leadership and volunteer service to the city of Riverside and surrounding Inland Empire. The event was sponsored by the UCR Alumni Association and the UCR Foundation.

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