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Undergraduate Education offers programs that enhance the dynamic intellectual life of our research university, from students’ first day on campus until they graduate. Our programs let students be the change-makers they want to be and support faculty in maximizing ongoing student success.

This Give Day, we are featuring the following initiatives:

  • UC Davis Honors Opportunity Challenge - In appreciation for the exceptional experience he received in the University Honors Program, Dr. Alexander Fisher (BA '92, Physiology) established the UC Davis Honors Opportunity Fund to provide students with an enriching undergraduate education. Gifts to this challenge will support the University Honors Program (UHP) to enable students to work closely with distinguished faculty to create a vibrant community of scholars dedicated to pursuing academic excellence.
  • First Generation Initiative Challenge: Opening Doors! - Join Aggie parents and donors Steve McAdams and Hilarie Koplow-McAdams as they issue a challenge to build momentum for the First Generation Initiative. Your gift will help strengthen the resources available to the First-Gen community at UC Davis and increase accessibility to the unique opportunities and professional experiences that will give them an edge during their first year on campus and beyond. Let’s open some doors together!
  • George and Ann Lin Honors Scholarship Challenge – The UC Davis University Honors Program admits approximately 200 students into its program each fall. Fifty students are enrolled into majors in the College of Biological Sciences. Your gift will serve to increase the Honors Scholarship packages for biological sciences students with the greatest financial need.
  • UC Davis Washington Program Challenge - Join Abby Lunardini and Nick Owens as they issue a challenge to support eager UC Davis students pursuing internships in our nation's capital. Ms. Lunardini participated in the Washington Program as an undergraduate and hopes to inspire others to provide additional scholarship support for this life-changing opportunity. Access to unique experiential learning is crucial to reaching ambitious educational goals. Let’s send Aggies to DC!


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Apr 17, 2021

"When we learned we could increase our support of UC Davis through Give Day, we jumped at the opportunity. Give Day, which ends in just a few hours, gives you the opportunity to extend the positive impact of your donation, no matter its size."

-- Fred and Carolyn Redeker

Give during Give Day to turn your state and the world Gold!
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 46
2 NY 2
3 WA 1
Employee Giving Committee Challenge - Davis as UC It!
We reached our stretch goal of 500 gifts! Thank you to our employee donors for your generosity and for unlocking $5,000 from the Employee Giving Committee.
500 / 500 Gifts
Planned Giving Challenge - Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew
THANK YOU to Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew, all who gave to this challenge and all those who support UC Davis by including the university in their estates. Gifts of this magnitude often provide key funding for areas of innovation and need.
100 / 100 Gifts
Family Fellows Challenge for Parent Giving
We reached our goal of 150 gifts! Thank you to our donors for your generosity and thank you to parents Rick Adler and Nancy Haekyung Adler for your generous support of UC Davis.
150 / 150 Gifts
CBS Honors Scholarship Challenge
THANK YOU to Ann and George Linn '92 and all of the generous donors that gave to this challenge! Your support is deeply appreciated and will help expand scholarships for the College of Biological Sciences' Honors students with greatest need. Thank you!
10 / 10 Gifts
UC Davis Washington Program Challenge
THANK YOU to Abby Lunardini, Nick Owens, and to all of the generous donors that supported the UC Davis Washington Program Challenge! Your gifts are deeply appreciated and will provide valuable experiential learning opportunities for our students in the capitol!
10 / 10 Gifts
First Generation Initiative Challenge: Opening Doors!
THANK YOU to Steve McAdams and Hilarie Koplow-McAdams and those who supported the first-generation student community at UC Davis this Give Day!
15 / 15 Gifts
Dr. Alexander Fisher's UC Davis Honors Opportunity Challenge
THANK YOU to Dr. Alexander Fisher '92 and all donors who supported the UC Davis Honors Opportunity Fund this Give Day! Your gift will support a community of scholars committed to academic excellence.
15 / 15 Gifts
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