Choosing a different path: meet Meka Williams
Student Meka Williams's fierce determination to succeed—along with help from campus and private support programs—diverted her from a potentially grim future.
Way beyond a job
UCSC's unique and groundbreaking Academic Excellence program has supported thousands of students since it started in 1986.
Sparking a relationship between art and science
With their $1 million kick-off gift, Patricia and Rowland Rebele are helping to make into reality the highly anticipated Institute of the Arts and Sciences.
Honoring a 'quietly incredible woman'
When alumnus Mark Headley and his wife, Christina Pehl, decided to make a gift establishing a new endowed chair at UCSC, they wanted to commemorate an extraordinary woman who worked tirelessly for four University of California presidents.