FEBRUARY 2016 | @UCSB ALUMNI NEWSLETTER



CHANCELLOR'S RECEPTIONS | March 5 - March 20
Alumni are our University's best advocates. Help promote UC Santa Barbara with prospective students this spring at the Chancellor's Reception in your area. The best and the brightest are applying for the Fall 2016 quarter at UC Santa Barbara -- and we need you to help this next generation of college students make the best decision of their lives. Mark your calendars - and help keep UCSB Strong at the 2016 Chancellor's Receptions in San Jose, Washington DC, New York, Costa Mesa and Los Angeles.

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: The Skateboarding Scientist

In this Alumni Spotlight Q&A, Rey reminisces about his undergraduate years at UC Santa Barbara, Los Ingenieros and how he much he misses being able to skateboard through our campus.

BIG PICTURE: WALK WITH US 2016


Where it all began: the original 1968 Black Student Union members in front of the murals at North Hall during the Walk With Us ceremony on January 15. See more images from the event.

CAMPUS NEWS


Undergraduate applications for Fall 2016 set a record at 94,015. Read more.

 

UCSB alum Don Hertzfeldt, '98, nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. Read more. Gauchos use second half surge to top CSUN, 74-61. Read more.






EVENTS
 Feb. 2, 12, March 4 | Jazz Performance Series in IV 
 February 6 | UCSB Women's Basketball v. U of Hawaii
 February 21 | Gaucho Pre-Game in Denver
 February 22 | Evening in London with UC President
 February 22 | Kimberly Kay Hoang: Dealing in Desire
 February 24 | UCSB Men's Volleyball v. USC
 March 5 | San Jose Chancellor's Reception
 March 12 | Washington DC Chancellor's Reception
 March 13 | New York Chancellor's Reception
 March 19 | Costa Mesa Chancellor's Reception
 March 20 | Los Angeles Chancellor's Reception
 April 28 - May 1 | Save the Date for AGR

HIGHLIGHT: 
Savor the unique flavors of the Central Coast at the 2016 Taste of UCSB at the 10th Annual Gaucho Reunion. 

Interested in hosting an event at your home or favorite venue? Email samantha.putnam@ucsb.edu.

MEMBERSHIP PROMOS

The perfect gift for your special someone is only a click away. Mark your moments together with our Campus Point Wine Collection - a perfect pairing for first date dinners and anniversary celebrations. And what better way to experience the world, than with your loved one by your side, at our Gaucho Getaways. Discover exciting new destinations and memories with your Valentine - contact david.silva@ucsb.edu.

SUNPOWER ALUMNI PROMO
Great news! UCSB is going solar, and you can too! Through our exciting partnership with SunPower, UCSB Alumni get an exclusive $500 mail-in rebate -- AND SunPower will make a $1,000 donation to the UCSB Alumni Association benefiting student scholarships and alumni services. Get started with a free solar evaluation and find out if solar is right for you.

UCSB ALUMNI ATHLETICS PROMOS
Enter promo code: ALUMNI for $5 alumni rate tickets to the following games:
 February 6 | UCSB Women's Basketball v. U of Hawaii
 February 24 | UCSB Men's Volleyball v. USC


THE FAMILY VACATION CENTER
An All-Inclusive Family Vacation

From June to August, the Family Vacation Center offers one week sessions with meals, lodging, childcare and a variety of programs and events catering to all age groups. It's the best family vacation EVER - so don't miss out! Book your Family Vacation Center stay now at familyvacationcenter.com.


                      


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