The time has come to take control of the media out of the hands of an elite few.
Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, a writer and performer from New York, presented her
three act play Say You Heard My Echo at the Stevenson Event Center last weekend as
presented by the Cultural Arts and Diversity Resource Center, Student Union Assembly,
and Rainbow Theater.
Married UC Santa Cruz professors work to bridge the gender gap in the sciences.
At their January 2013 meeting, the regents were able to discuss a variety of school issues which may not have received consideration without the revenue from Prop. 30. But Gov. Brown and members from his cabinet refused to accept more than a few “thank-you’s” in light of UC’s remaining struggles.
In order to apply for a “Hispanic-Serving Institution” designation, UCSC is required to meet specific targets in terms of the diversity of its student-body. As the university’s outreach programs aim to recruit underrepresented students, an era of persistent state budget cuts for the UC make it difficult for UCSC to finance its efforts.
Students, faculty administrators and other staff met on Oct. 9 for a panel discussion to reflect on the outcome of the Diverse Living Environments (DLE) Survey, which found that many African-American, Black and Caribbean (ABC) students feel underrepresented on campus. Many ABC students at the forum agreed that diversity at UCSC needs improvement, and there was a call to continue with the race dialogue.
On August 14, UC Santa Cruz Associate dean of the Division of Social Sciences and associate professor of psychology, Aaronette White passed away.
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson spoke at the Stevenson Event Center on May 9 for the sixth annual speaker blowout. SUA and Engaging Education jointly organized the event, which was aimed toward addressing issues that affect students’ access to higher education and the success of under-resourced and under-represented communities on campus.
While Oakes College may be situated on the outskirts of the UC Santa Cruz campus, it continues to serve as a center for both a source of support and place of community for underserved and underrepresented students. A discussion held on April 27 during Alumni Weekend events reminded staff, faculty, students and alumni why the legacy of Oakes continues to live on at UC Santa Cruz.
UCSC admits record number of out of state students for Fall 2012, following a general trend set by other UCs.