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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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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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Next OC LIVE event on ‘Social Science Speaks’ to be held on Nov. 8 at Oxnard College

Next OC LIVE event on ‘Social Science Speaks’ to be held on Nov. 8 at Oxnard College

OXNARD — Please join us for our next OC LIVE event SOCIAL SCIENCE SPEAKS this WED. Nov 8th from 12:30-1:45 in the Performing Arts building. This event will feature OC Faculty in the Social Science department who will explore the current U.S. and global political landscape. There will also be plenty of time for a conversation with the audience. For a direct link...
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Nov. 3 — La Santa Cecilia’s Día de los Muertos Tour arrives at UCSB

Nov. 3 — La Santa Cecilia’s Día de los Muertos Tour arrives at UCSB

SANTA BARBARA — La Santa Cecilia to perform from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at UCSB’s Campbell Hall. Click here for tickets and more information. “La Santa Cecilia spreads joy every time its members plug in to do a show. They do it one dance step at a time, with cumbias, corridos, elegant...
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Nov. 3 — Santa Barbara Museum of Art to present Free Musical Conversation with Camilo Lara, Ceci Bastida of Mexrrissey

Nov. 3 — Santa Barbara Museum of Art to present Free Musical Conversation with Camilo Lara, Ceci Bastida of Mexrrissey

SANTA BARBARA — A curated conversation about the songs that shaped the lives of musical artist Camilo Lara and singer-songwriter Ceci Bastida of Mexrrissey from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Mary Craig Auditorium, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara. Co-presented by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and UCSB Arts...
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Nov. 4 — Bilingual report: CSU Channel Islands to present 9th annual Science Carnival in Oxnard

Nov. 4 — Bilingual report: CSU Channel Islands to present 9th annual Science Carnival in Oxnard

OXNARD — CSU Channel Islands will present its 9th annual Science Carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at Rio Vista Middle School, 3050 Thames River Drive, Oxnard. The Science Carnival is FREE to the public! Kids in kindergarten through grade 8 and their families are welcome to attend. This event provides students and...
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Nov. 4 — Allan Hancock Concert Band to present Pops Concert

Nov. 4 — Allan Hancock Concert Band to present Pops Concert

SANTA MARIA – The Allan Hancock College Concert Band will perform their annual Fall Pops Concert on Saturday evening, November 4th, 2017 at 7:30 PM. CONCERT DETAILS: WHO: HANCOCK COLLEGE CONCERT BAND WHAT: A Pops Concert by a college band that features 80+ musicians in a standard “wind band” style configuration with percussion. Mr. Greg Stoll will be...
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