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The Annual Awards Dinner 2017

The UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association invites you to join on October 6, 2017, Chancellor Henry T. Yang H’01, Assistant Vice Chancellor George Thurlow ’73, fellow UCSB alumni and friends for the 2017 Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony. The event honors the achievements of outstanding alumni and supporters of UCSB.

Visit our Annual Awards Dinner registration page for tickets and more information.

Sponsored by Ensemble Theater Company and UBS.


alumni awardees

OUR 2017 HONOREES

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
Barbara Rush ’48,
Golden Globe-winning actress who appeared on stage in film and television and starred with such leading men as Paul Newman, James Mason and Dean Martin.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
Nick Swinmurn ’96,
Entrepreneur and Founder of Zappos, an online clothing retailer that revolutionized the industry before being acquired by Amazon.

HONORARY ALUMNI AWARD
Thomas Harriman,
UC Santa Barbara Foundation Trustee, visionary and philanthropic leader in the UCSB Brain Initiative and neuroscience research..

GRAVER SERVICE AWARD
Don and Kathleen (McCarthy ’87) Scott,
Philanthropists, have long volunteered their time and their home to host foreign graduate students and eased their transition to the UCSB community.

Awards Information

Since 1960 the UCSB Alumni Association has presented awards of achievement and recognition to outstanding alumni and friends of UCSB.

Approximately one year prior to the ceremony the selection process for nominees begins. Awards are presented at a ceremony in the spring. Letters requesting nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award, Honorary Alumni, and Graver Alumni Service Award are sent to members of the current Alumni Association BOD, Valhalla, past award recipients, members of The UCSB Foundation, UCSB Deans and Department Heads and UCSB administrators. The opportunity for all alumni to nominate candidates is printed in Coastlines and also by clicking on the link to the nomination form.

The number of recipients of the various awards varies from year to year depending on the pool of candidates and other circumstances.

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