What is AS Concerts & Events?

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 Statement — We strive to provide a diverse range of programming for the UC San Diego student body, creating a healthy social experience and improving campus climate. Our team works so that you get the most out of your college experience. We plan the fun, so you don’t have to.

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.

Nancy Xu

Nancy Xu

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.

Chelsea Seo

Chelsea Seo

Chief of Staff

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.

Kyoko Ishikawa

Kyoko Ishikawa

Marketing Director

Jay Wilson

Jay Wilson

Marketing Coordinator

Eva Lee

Eva Lee

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. Besides the fall quarter nighttime Hullabaloo Festival, the festivals team also programs the annual Sun God Festival, now a household name on campus. 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.

Jake Valley

Jake Valley

Festivals Director

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee

Festivals Coordinator

Sierra Badua

Sierra Badua

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.

Leah Rodriguez

Leah Rodriguez

Bear Garden Director

Alexis Wesley

Alexis Wesley

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.

Nico Ferrari

Nico Ferrari

Special Events Director

Vicknes Vijayarengan

Vicknes Vijayarengan

Special Events Coordinator

Ayoung Choi

Ayoung Choi

Special Events Coordinator