Friday, January 17, 2020

Hold the Date for Professor Rose McDermott on Sunday, March 15th


Professor McDermott works on a wide variety of different topics. Current projects include a large series of survey experiments examining nine types of attitudes toward gender inequality in 18 countries. She currently participates in several projects related to nuclear weapons and the stability of deterrence and is also currently involved in a series of projects related to ethical considerations in implementing field experiments. More broadly, she works on topics including experimentation, gender, identity, intelligence, cybersecurity, the role of emotion in decision-making, and genetic contributions to political attitudes and behaviors. Professor McDermott serves as international relations editor for the American Journal of Political Science.

Friday, January 3, 2020

Don't Miss Dean Jim Tilton and The Brown Promise!

Dean Jim Tilton and the Brown Promise

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

You are invited to a special evening for the Brown community in conversation with 
Jim Tilton, Dean of Financial Aid

Join Dean Tilton as he shares an update on our progress toward fulfilling the Brown Promise. 

Launched in the fall of 2018, The Brown Promise removes loans from all undergraduate financial aid packages awarded by the University and replaces them with scholarships. Students with demonstrated need admitted to Brown could come to College Hill and potentially leave with little or no debt.

  • Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. 
  • Reception at 5:00, Presentation begins at 6:00 followed by Q&A
  • Space is limited. Early RSVP is highly encouraged.
  • Walk-in attendance is not permitted.

Questions? Contact: Scott Westerfield, 

Monday, November 25, 2019

Brown Club Needs You!

BCOC is holding its annual election meeting to pick board members and officers for 2020 and discuss the event calendar for next year.

If you would like to meet the members of the board, suggest activities or learn about volunteer opportunities, come and join us for sandwiches, a glass (or two) of wine and a fun time!

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Location: 12 Sunset Cove, Newport Coast 92657

RSVP or Questions to: Scott Westerfield, , 949-636-1975

Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

Meet a Congressman Who Turned OC "Blue" - BROWN GRAD Gil Cisneros

An Evening with Gil Cisneros
(Brown A.M. '15) &
OC Democratic Congressman 

Monday, November 11, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hampton Inn Buena Park
7307 Artesia Blvd.
Buena Park, CA
Get a firsthand, insider's look at the
Impeachment Process in Congress.
A Navy veteran, Gil will discuss
veterans' issues and national security.
After studying Urban Education at Brown,
Cisneros has a unique perspective on
Student Loan Debt and education in diverse communities.

Admission is free, space is limited and
pre-registration is required.
Register Here
Questions? Email Gina Martinez at
or call
Scott Westerfield at 949-636-1975

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Join BCOC for an Evening with Brown Alum and Congressman for the 39th CD - Gil Cisneros

Join Brown Club OC November 11th for a candid discussion of Gil Cisneros' (A.M. '15) first term as the new Congressman for Orange County's 39th CD. 

The Congressman will share his thoughts about his first two years in office; his political priorities; important issues such as student loan debt, immigration reform, national security and veterans' affairs; and the road ahead leading into the 2020 national elections.

Location: Hampton Inn & Suites
7307 Artesia Blvd.
Buena Park 90621
Time: 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
Admission is free, space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Top Colleges Mixer 2019

Brown Club Orange County
& OC Ivy +

Monday, October 21,2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Equinox Sports Club Orange County

1980 Main Street Irvine, CA 62614

Join your fellow Brown alumni along with alumni from the Top 20 schools from US News & World Report’s National University Rankings for this year's Top Colleges Mixer! 

Since 2009, the Orange County alumni groups from these schools have cooperated on an annual event designed to bring the best and brightest from Orange County together for one night. 

Don't miss out!

No cover. Cash bar with Happy Hour specials. Parking validate with stamp from the front desk upon entrance.

For question please contact to Gina Martinez at

Space is limited. REGISTER here.
RSVP open until Saturday, October 19th at noon.

A special thank you to Exquinox for hosting this event and providing special accommodations.