ASCE: By / from / for the students

About Us —  The Associated Students office of Concerts & Events (ASCE) is the student programming board responsible for some of the longest standing campus traditions at UC San Diego, such as You At The Loft, Bear Gardens, and the Sun God Festival. Utilizing student input, we pride ourselves in catering to our student body through a diverse range of events. Any undergraduate student interested in our organization can join and contribute to our team by becoming a general body member.

 

Our Mission — To provide standout programming for the UC San Diego undergraduate student body to make their college experience memorable.

Our Vision — To spearhead a culture at UC San Diego that prioritizes the college experience of current students.

 

Our Core Values  Accessibility: our organization is open to any undergraduate willing to join; Recognizability: we pride ourselves in careful, precise planning and execution; Input: basing our decisions off of student data.

Meet the Team

ASCE has become synonymous with exquisite detail, beautiful production, and exceptional talent. Each of the departments within our office work together to create the experience that you enjoy.

 

Sr. Associate Vice President

The Sr. Associate Vice President manages the office and its various departments. The Sr. AVP oversees financial accounts, event planning, talent booking, marketing, and staff development. They also act as a liaison between ASCE and its external partners, including the Associated Students President, the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, and more.

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee

Sr. Associate Vice President

Staff Development

The Chief of Staff oversees all staff development efforts, including planning our weekly general body meetings, encouraging outreach, and retaining our event volunteers. In addition to overseeing the health of all of our student staff, they work to help our student leaders build lifelong careers skill sets.

Chief of Staff

Sponsorship

The sponsorship team works with all the different teams of ASCE to ensure sponsorship needs are met. They research, obtain, and maintain relationships with on- and off-campus entities to ensure that the ASCE events include diverse programming and freebies for the student body.

Camilla Lomarquez

Camilla Lomarquez

Sponsorship Director

Marketing Team

The Marketing Team is responsible for integrating ASCE into the UCSD student life by promoting our events and brand via several different outlets. Working to advertise our programs, festivals, and volunteer opportunities, this team helps to not only put our events in front of students, but also grow the organization as a whole.

Olivia Tan

Olivia Tan

Marketing Director

Victoria Edeeva

Victoria Edeeva

Marketing Coordinator

Carolina Parra Solorio

Carolina Parra Solorio

Marketing Coordinator

Festivals Team

The festivals team works year-round to create the longest lasting memories to add to the UC San Diego undergraduate experience. The festivals team programs the annual Sun God Festival, now a household name on campus. They also are curating the first ever Horizon Arena Concert to provide students with an experience that will transport students Beyond the Horizon. As one of the leading college music festivals in the nation and the largest event on UC San Diego campus, Sun God Festival strives to be the highlight of the school year.

Sierra Badua

Sierra Badua

Festivals Director

Jun Jang

Jun Jang

Festivals Coordinator

Lauren Jiang

Lauren Jiang

Festivals Coordinator

Bear Garden Team

The Bear Garden team works to put on five daytime carnivals throughout the academic year. A space for students to lounge and wind down with free food, games, and prizes, the Bear Gardens have grown to become increasingly popular amongst the undergraduate population.

Jay Wilson

Jay Wilson

Bear Garden Director

Xinchen Fu

Xinchen Fu

Bear Garden Coordinator

Special Events Team

The Special Events team is the creative powerhouse of ASCE. Putting on five to eight events per quarter, this team looks for ways to build new campus traditions and provide events for new, diverse audiences.

Special Events Director

Spencer Kennebeck

Spencer Kennebeck

Special Events Coordinator

Catherine Santa-Presca

Catherine Santa-Presca

Special Events Coordinator