Commencement 2017

Kresge College 2017 Commencement 

Saturday, June 17, 2017

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

UCSC East Field

Cat Ramirez photo

Kresge College’s keynote speaker is Catherine Ramírez. An Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies and Director of the Chicano Latino Research Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz. During 2016-2017, Catherine was the Principal Investigator of UC Santa Cruz’s Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on non-citizenship.  Her current book project is titled Assimilation: An Alternative History.  She is originally from Los Angeles and holds a Ph.D. in ethnic studies from UC Berkeley.