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UCSB student success center fulfills its promise to serve and support underrepresented undergraduates

UCSB student success center fulfills its promise to serve and support underrepresented undergraduates

By Nora Drake • UCSB For students who are the first in their families to pursue higher education, the unfamiliar rituals and routines of daily college life can seem downright foreign. Research shows that dropout rates are higher among these first-generation students, who sometimes struggle to find their place at a large university. At UC Santa...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Oct. 12

Museum of Ventura County update for Oct. 12

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Theater as Activism: Panel Discussion on the Chicano Teatro Movement Professional director and leading authority on contemporary Chicana/o and U.S. Latina/o Theatre, Jorge Huerta, PhD, will be moderator for a fascinating panel discussion, 2–4 p.m., October 14, about...
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On Indigenous Peoples’ Day Governor Signs Limón Bill to Create Native American Studies Curriculum

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day Governor Signs Limón Bill to Create Native American Studies Curriculum

SACRAMENTO — Governor Brown has signed Assembly Bill 738, authored by Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara). AB 738 provides for the development of a model curriculum in Native American studies for schools to integrate into lesson plans in grades 9 through 12. “AB 738 is about communities telling their own stories that can be passed...
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René Corado El Lustrador update for Oct. 9

René Corado El Lustrador update for Oct. 9

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Celebrating theDay of the Child • Celebrando el Dia del Niño Thanks to your donations we were able we celebrated the Day of the Child in Guatemala for the children of the trash dump of zone 3. Gracias a sus donaciones celebramos el Dia del Niño en Guatemala para...
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El Concilio accepting nominations for 28th annual Latino Leadership Awards

El Concilio accepting nominations for 28th annual Latino Leadership Awards

El Concilio is asking for nominations for the 29th Annual Latino Leadership Awards scheduled for April 6th  2018. OXNARD — El Concilio Family Services is seeking nominations of individuals and/or businesses that have made significant contributions to the betterment of Ventura County’s Latino Community. The awards will be given to Ventura County individuals, organizations or businesses...
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Oct. 6

Carnegie Art Museum update for Oct. 6

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Thank you to our generous donors during September… Including each of the attendees for the 3rd annual HOME is where the heART is at the home of Mona and Tom Neuhaus. Click here to view the photos from this fabulous fundraiser! Thank you to the artists for their donations...
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Marjorie Luke Theatre update for Oct. 5

Marjorie Luke Theatre update for Oct. 5

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   October Upcoming Events ‘It’s Only Rock and Roll’ Alpha Resource Center Annual Fundraiser Saturday, October 7th, 2pm Alpha Resource Center presents this rock opera full of Alpha antics and tomfoolery style! It’s summertime when Gina and her friends begin an exciting musical journey by starting a band....
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Graduate Division series beginning Oct. 10 aims to promote campus conversations around diversity

Graduate Division series beginning Oct. 10 aims to promote campus conversations around diversity

By Andrea Estrada • UCSB Diversity matters. It plays a key role in all university endeavors, and a series of multilevel programming organized by the Graduate Division is designed to emphasize just that. “The goal of the Diversity Matters programming is to promote campus conversations around the central role of diversity to our academic missions, the barriers...
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Museum welcomes packed house for ‘The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’ film premiere

Museum welcomes packed house for ‘The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’ film premiere

SANTA BARBARA — ‘The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’ documentary premiered in front of a sold-out crowd at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on Monday, October 2nd. After the screening, the audience had the opportunity to hear from filmmaker Paul Goldsmith and engage in a discussion about the film and book...
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CSUCI art shows include hybrid humans, an evolving Ventura Avenue and cultural fusion on display

CSUCI art shows include hybrid humans, an evolving Ventura Avenue and cultural fusion on display

CAMARILLO — Three new exhibits celebrating undergraduate and recently-graduated Art students are on display in Napa Hall at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) from now through Oct. 25. The reception for “Fusion,” “Creatures Unveiled” and “Mi casa es su casa,” a room-sized work by graphic artist Hugo Castillo will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Oct. 2

Museum of Ventura County update for Oct. 2

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Meet Featured Artist Hiroko Yoshimoto at ArtWalk Ventura October 7-8 ?The Museum of Ventura County will be participating in the 24th annual ArtWalk Ventura, with free admission both days. Meet featured artist Hiroko Yoshimoto and enjoy her solo show, Artful Brush, a series...
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Oct. 18 — Artist Talk: Hellen Ascoli

Oct. 18 — Artist Talk: Hellen Ascoli

SANTA BARBARA — Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara. Join Hellen Ascoli, artist, performer, and museum educator at Museo Ixchel, Guatemala City as she discusses her work at the intersection of education, craft, traditional fiber arts, and contemporary ideas.  October 18, 2017  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Community Arts Workshop
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Oct. 18 — Master photographer Santi Visalli to speak, exhibit at Studio Channel Islands

Oct. 18 — Master photographer Santi Visalli to speak, exhibit at Studio Channel Islands

CAMARILLO — Master photographer Santi Visalli to speak, exhibit at Studio Channel Islands. Hear the stories and see the works of one of the world’s most prolific and prestigious photographers, Santi Visalli, 6 p.m., Oct. 18 at Studio Channel Islands, 2222 E. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Visalli has photographed six sitting presidents, created timeless portrayals...
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Oct. 19 — Third Thursday Studio: Weaving | Traditions Today

Oct. 19 — Third Thursday Studio: Weaving | Traditions Today

SANTA BARBARA — Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara: Meet Guatemalan artist and museum educator Hellen Ascoli and experience weaving with a traditional Mayan backstrap loom. Be part of a fun evening of creation, experimentation, and conversation over art and wine! The FREE Third Thursday Studio program invites participants to explore techniques and themes of...
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Through Oct. 19 — Channel Islands Maritime Museum to present Exhibit: ‘Our Ocean’s Edge,’ ‘Chinese Explorers Sailed to America Long Before Columbus,’ other upcoming events

Through Oct. 19 — Channel Islands Maritime Museum to present Exhibit: ‘Our Ocean’s Edge,’ ‘Chinese Explorers Sailed to America Long Before Columbus,’ other upcoming events

October Events at Channel Islands Maritime Museum Opening Reception for “Our Oceans Edge” is Sunday October 8th 5:30 to 7:30 Channel Islands Maritime Museum 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard CA Admission: Members $7, Non-members $10 ** Speaker Series Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:30pm 8:00pm Channel Islands Maritime Museum Hiking the Channel Coast with historian, hiker, and...
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