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Celebrate This Year's Award Honorees

This March, Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla invites you to join us in Los Angeles and New York as we pay tribute to a select group of outstanding UC San Diego alumni. Enjoy an evening of celebration with fellow graduates and friends. Raise a glass as we recognize exceptional Tritons and celebrate their achievements in making our world a better place.

The evening’s festivities will include hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.

Join a Celebration Near You


Thursday, March 21

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles, CA

Join West Coast Celebration


Thursday, March 28

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center

New York, NY

Join East Coast Celebration

Meet the 2024 Honorees

As one of the highest honors at UC San Diego, the Alumni Award recognizes alumni who, through their distinguished work, have exemplified Triton spirit and positively contributed to the university's legacy.

West Coast Honorees

Marsha Stephanie Blake, MFA ’01

Marsha Stephanie Blake, MFA ’01

Award-winning performer

Mayly Tao ’12

Tao ’12

Owner, Donut Princess

Alison Tatlock, MFA ’95

Tatlock, MFA ’95

Television writer, playwright

The Rt. Rev. John Harvey Taylor ’80

The Rt. Rev. John Harvey Taylor ’80

Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles

East Coast Honorees

Deborah Bronston-Culp ’80

Bronston-Culp ’80

Managing partner/co-founder, Samothrace Partners

Michael C. Litt ’83

Michael C.
Litt ’83

Strategic Asset Allocation Advisor, Managing Partner

Alondra Nelson ’94

Credit: Dan Komoda

Nelson ’94

Harold F. Linder professor, Institute for Advanced Study

Meet Past Honorees

UC San Diego Alumni has honored outstanding alumni who have exemplified the commitment to leadership, advocacy, philanthropy and service. Experience our legacy of excellence extending over six decades.

See 2023 Honorees

We hope that you will join us in upholding and promoting our Principles of Community in all UC San Diego events and keeping our community free from any and all forms of discrimination and harassment.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. If you need further assistance, please contact us at 48 hours prior to the date of the event.