Essay Contest for Staff, Faculty and Students

To: UCSC Community

From: Ricki Carr, Chair, Staff Advisory Board; Donna Blitzer, Director, Government Relations

How has the 2009-10 budget crisis impacted your life?

* Share your stories

* The California budget cuts have had a devastating effect on education in California. But how has it specifically impacted UCSC?

* Chronicle your reactions, perspectives and efforts to deal with the challenging situations brought about by the budget crisis

* Communicate your unique viewpoint

Essays must be submitted by May 26, 2010

Winners will receive a $75.00 gift certificate and the top 3 winners will get to attend a lunch with one of our local legislators.

Top essays may also be used to create a video about UCSC.

For details and contest rules please go to: