Alumni Awards

Since 1960 UC Santa Barbara Alumni has presented awards of achievement and recognition to hundreds of outstanding alumni and friends of UCSB.  Award categories include Distinguished, Graver Alumni Service, Honorary and the Lifetime Achievement. View previous winners.

Alumni Awards Celebration

The 2019 UC Santa Barbara Alumni Awards Celebration, Friday, October 4th, honored five alumni and friends for their achievements and service to the university.

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Exceptional Women, Exceptional Gauchos

UC Santa Barbara Alumni celebrates its women alumnae of distinction each year through the Exceptional Women Exceptional Gauchos awards luncheon. Past keynotes include Lisa Bruce ‘83, Rep. Lois Capps M.A. ‘90, Dr. Betty Koed ‘83, ‘91, ‘99 (pictured above) and Dr. Lori Bettison-Vega.