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Revelle College welcomes its 50th class of new students in Fall 2014! Revelle College is a community of over 3,800 UC San Diego undergraduate students who represent diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. At Revelle, students pursue academic excellence and explore research opportunities with support from individualized student services, eminent faculty, and world-class libraries. Outside the classroom students enjoy a wide array of community activities and services.
In spring 2014, Revelle College peer advisors published their first online newsletter called "The Peer Review," which includes tips on how to approach Revelle Humanities, a restaurant review, inspiring quotes, and more. Look for the Fall 2014 soon.
Revelle advising staff offered a special advising session for transfer students at The Village in May and participated in a six college collaborative transfer advising program this fall. Additionally, advising staff and peer advisors conducted four After-Hours Advising sessions in fall 2014.
Revelle kicked off its 50th Anniversary Celebration with the 50th Watermelon Drop in June 2014, and held the 64 Degrees Dedication in October to celebrate the renovation and re-opening of Revelle College's restaurant. Over 200 guests enjoyed tours of Revelle’s renovated areas, alumnus Matthew Xavier (’84) shared his personal Revelle experiences, a plaque dedicating the mural to 64 Degrees was presented, and RCC President Soren Nelson shared his thoughts on the renovation as value added to current students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Guests enjoyed a taste of Sixty Four Degrees fare, the music of the Danny Green Trio (voted top jazz group in San Diego), and reminiscing with alumni, staff alumni, faculty, faculty emeriti, and current students.
Revelle 50 Mondays launched in October 2014 to engage faculty and students in conversation leading to career advice, research collaborations, and learning more about UC San Diego. Over 30 faculty and 50 students have joined in these Monday morning conversations, complete with free donuts and coffee.