UCSC Review Winter 1997
Banana Slug Spring Fair
Alumni, current and prospective students, their families, and all friends of the campus are invited to visit UCSC for Banana Slug Spring Fair on Saturday, April 19. This year's campus open house features reunions, tours, lectures, and exhibitions. Alumni highlights are listed below. For more information, contact University Advancement at (800) 933-SLUG or locally at (408) 459-2501. For the latest information, access the following Web site: www.ucsc.edu/intro/bssf.html.
Here are some alumni highlights of the upcoming Banana Slug Spring Fair:
Alumni journalists and other writers are invited back to campus to share their insights with students and each other on Friday and Saturday, April 18-19. Panels will address such topics as "Covering the Big Story" and "Is There Life after Daily News Writing?" Contact Roz Spafford, Kresge College, UCSC, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved.
The Class of '77 will celebrate its twenty-year reunion with an evening of conversation, dancing, and reminiscence.
The all-class reunion luncheon is the keystone event for all alumni. The classes of '67, '72, '77, '82, '87, and '92 will be honored.
Mary Holmes, art history professor emerita, will be the focus of a celebration at Cowell College, including a lecture, an exhibition of her work, a reception, and festivities commemorating her teaching at UCSC from 1965 to 1977.
Every college will host a reception. In addition, Cowell will hold its annual evening waltz; Porter will host a celebration of Asian culture; Oakes will hold an awards ceremony; and Merrill students will paint the moat.
Special reunions are also planned: a celebration for mathematics majors with emeriti faculty Ralph Abraham, Al Kelley, Ed Landesman, and others; a picnic for classics majors; and gatherings for the Oakes Class of '76 and the Cowell Class of '72.