Alumni Association honorees, Dream Luncheon, who are our freshman class
November 2015 | @UCSB ALUMNI NEWSLETTER
ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT // ADVOCACY SHAPED BY UCSB EXPERIENCE
“UCSB has deeply impacted the way I look at the world. The professors taught me how to proactively think and engage, how to ask questions and have the courage to make a difference,” said Tamara DiCaprio, '81, Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability at Microsoft. Tamara has been working to drive Microsoft to carbon neutrality through the creation of Microsoft’s carbon-fee model. Read more here.
HIGHLIGHTS // THE DREAM LUNCHEON
Hundreds gathered to celebrate the achievements of NASA astronaut José Hernández, '86, and the Hispanic community at the Dream Luncheon on October 24. "We owe it to ourselves to work hard," said Hernández to an audience of alumni, students and community leaders after he accepted the UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award. "Anything is possible as long as you have the perseverance." Find out how the Luncheon brought together alumni and students to celebrate diversity and the Dream Scholars Fund here.
Over 6,000 UC Santa Barbara students attended the Snoop Dogg concert at the Thunderdome this Halloween weekend. Photo credit: George Foulsham
UCSB joins UC system-wide Cool Campus Challenge
The 10-week challenge championed by UC President Janet Napolitano focuses on themed activities involving students, staff and faculty working together to reduce UC Santa Barbara’s carbon footprint. Read more here.
Top Value Ranking for UCSB College of Engineering Graduate Program
Value College’s 2016 graduate school list places UC Santa Barbara at No. 8 as a “Public Ivy” offering students both affordable tuition and a top-tier reputation. Read more here.
Gauchos Produce Second-Largest Men's Soccer Crowd in NCAA History
The Blue-Green rivalry between UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly men's soccer programs produced a record crowd of 14,919 in Harder Stadium at the Gauchos versus Mustangs game at Harder Stadium last month. Read more here.
► April 28 - May 1 | Save the Date for the All Gaucho Reunion
Come home this Spring 2016 for the 10th Annual All Gaucho Reunion and reconnect with the places, people, and memories that make the Gaucho family so special.
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