This month: UCSC kicks off $300 million fundraising campaign

Having trouble reading this e-mail? View it as a web page:

To share this newsletter, please click the button below:

October 2013 - UCSC Newsletter: Move-in 2013

UCSC kicks off $300 million fundraising campaign

Students holding signsFirst-ever campus-wide fundraising effort will support transformative education, research, and the culture of challenging the status quo. [More]

Also Featured

People mingling at Founders GalaHonoring excellence and generosity

Artistic accomplishment, research excellence, and the spirit of giving recognized at Founders Celebration. [More]

Tribute videos

  • Fiat Lux Award honorees Don and Diane Cooley [Watch]
  • Alumni Achievement Award honoree Jock Reynolds [Watch]
  • UCSC Foundation Medal honoree Frank Gehry [Watch]
  • Faculty Research Lecturers Howard Haber and Abraham Seiden [Watch]

Janet talked with studentsNew UC president Janet Napolitano visits campus: The new leader met with students, faculty, and staff, and attended a community event. She also bought a chocolate slug and almost petted a shark. [More]

More UCSC News

50 things about uc santa cruz

Regents first visit to Cowell RanchAs we approach the 50th anniversary of UC Santa Cruz in 2015, here are 50 things you might not know about the campus.

#36 More than 88,000 degrees have been awarded at UC Santa Cruz since its first graduating class in 1967. More than half of those degrees have been awarded in the past 15 years, and 20 percent in just the past 5 years.



  • Alumni Notes: What have you been up to? Share your latest news with your fellow Banana Slugs.
  • Alumni Weekend Outreach Volunteers: Alumni Weekend is April 25-27, 2014. Let us know if you are interested in helping with our outreach efforts.

Regional Events

  • Seattle — Thursday, November 7
    Alumni Mixer [More]
  • Sacramento — Friday, November 8
    UCSC Men's Basketball vs. Sac State 
    Tickets are $10 | Meet in the stands across from the UCSC bench [More]
  • Santa Cruz — Friday - Sunday, November 8-10
    Rainbow Theater is holding their 20th Anniversary [More]
  • Washington, D.C. — Monday, November 11
    Reception with UC Santa Cruz Chancellor George Blumenthal at UCDC [More]
  • Washington, D.C — Thursday, November 14
    Alumni Mixer [More]
  • Hawaii — Saturday, November 16
    Alumni Mixer [More]
  • Boston — Saturday, December 7th
    B-SLUG Holiday Party [More]
  • Santa Cruz — Saturday, December 15th
    Alumni Holiday Mixer - SAVE THE DATE! [More]

Give us feedback

We welcome your comments and ideas for future issues.
Send us an email.

Stay ConnectedFacebookTwitterYoutubeLinkedin