June 2012 @UCSB

UC Santa Barbara’s Newest Alumni Proudly Walk Away with Diplomas, Memories after 2013 Commencement

UC Santa Barbara awarded a total of 5,867 undergraduate and graduate degrees during graduation week in June. Commencement ceremonies began on June 9 and concluded June 16. Chancellor Henry T. Yang shook the hand of every student graduating from the College of Creative Studies, the College of Engineering, the College of Letters and Science, the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, and the Graduate Division. We welcome these new graduates to the Gaucho alumni family! Photos by Sonia Fernandez

Highlights from UCSB Commencement 2013

Other News
Scholars Analyze Supreme Court Rulings on Same-Sex Marriage
Two Students Awarded UCSB Alumni Legacy Scholarships
Gaucho Brian Shaw to Coach Denver Nuggets
Joseph Pollock, M.D., benefactor of UCSB’s Pollock Theater, Dies
Alumni Scholarship Fund Kicks Off Named Scholarship Program
Nobel Laureates Among Speaker in Campus Lecture Series on Innovation
Sustainability Conference at UCSB Inspires Big Ideas, Promotes Best Practices
Undergraduate Enrollment in Physics at UCSB Grows by Quantum Leaps
UCSB Athletics Video: The 2012-13 Year in Two Minutes 

Gaucho Getaways

Bhutan — March 19-30, 2014 — Spend seven nights in this magical land where happiness is valued over worldly possessions. This trip is steeped in local culture with an art school visit, a folk heritage museum, and Buddhist monk prayer chanting and a showcase of Bhutanese music and masked dance. Limited to 25.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Young Alumni to Invade California Wine Festival

From July 19-21, the annual UCSB Young Alumni Weekend, presented by Kaplan, returns to Santa Barbara. Gauchos stay on campus and enjoy all that UCSB and Santa Barbara has to offer. Highlights include California Wine Festival and surf lessons. For more information and to register, click here.

Pageant of the Masters Dinner, Performance

Gather with UCSB alumni and friends at the Festival of the Arts in Laguna Beach on July 27. The evening begins at 6:00pm with a four-course dinner at Tivoli Terrace, followed by an elegant and engaging presentation of "living art" at 8:30pm. For more information and to register, click here.

Welcome Incoming Students at Receptions

Join other UCSB alumni, faculty, staff and friends as they welcome students to the Gaucho family. The event offers a valuable head start on the UC Santa Barbara experience by providing useful insight from University representatives and
UCSB alumni. Free to attend.  Stay tuned for more information on times, dates and locations of receptions during the month of September.

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Welcome to our new board members — Ralph Garcia ’83, Marisa Yeager ’95, Mary Moslander ’88, Debi Kinney ’97, and Jorge Cabrera ’02 joined the UCSB Alumni Association Board of Directors for a three-year term at the June 8 meeting.

Upcoming UCSB Events
July 3-Aug. 23
Alfred Hitchcock Nights
July 12
Peake/Picasso Exhibit Opening Reception
July 23
The Last Ocean Screening and Director Q&A
July 31 – Aug. 1
Summer Dance Concert
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Gaucho Getaways

European Coastal Civilizations Featuring 70th Year of D-Day Landings — April 27-May 5, 2014 — Join historian Professor David Eisenhower, grandson of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, on this unique cruise, which captures the historical legacies and the dynamic cultures of the coasts of Portugal, Spain, France and Guernsey, a United Kingdom Channel Island.


Arts & Lectures Series Discounts — UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association members are invited to receive 20 percent off any Arts & Lectures fixed package series or 10 percent off a create-your-own series of six or more events during the 2013-14 Arts & Lectures season. Find out more about the 2013-14 Arts & Lectures series. Click here for the Arts & Lectures series order form.

Build Business Contacts and Networking Opportunities with Other Gauchos Join today! Find and reach the new business contacts you need; Get referrals from UCSB Group members; view professional profiles from fellow Gauchos; Inform other members what you have to offer. Click on the Linkedin logo at ucsbalum.com. Visit our Social Media Links page to see hundreds of UCSB-related sites. Check out our other social media sites.

Happy Birthday, UC Santa Barbara! — The Santa Barbara College of the University of California was established at Santa Barbara on July 1, 1944, when the Board of Regents took over Santa Barbara State College. Commemorate this special day by joining the UC Santa Barbara Alumni Founders Circle.

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