Alec and Claudia Webster

Alec and Claudia Webster

The Webster’s $5 million gift will rebuild the Cowell Ranch Hay Barn into a new center for UCSC’s innovative sustainability programs.

Christine and Rob Holo

Christine and Rob Holo

The Holos’ $1 million gift supports research and education focused on marine conservation science and policy.

Jack Baskin and Peggy Downes Baskin

Jack Baskin and Peggy Downes Baskin

The Baskins are long-time benefactors who jump-started the School of Engineering and support the Humanities. Since 1983, Jack Baskin’s gifts to the Baskin School of Engineering total nearly $7 million. The Peggy Downes Baskin Humanities Endowment for Interdisciplinary Ethics honors her longtime interest in ethical issues across the academic spectrum.

Stephen Bruce

Stephen Bruce

Alumnus Bruce has given more than $1 million to UCSC and contributed his time and expertise, including heading an advisory group to Division of Social Sciences Dean Sheldon Kamieniecki.

The Hellman Family

The Hellman Family

Established in 2011 with a $625,000 gift, the UC Santa Cruz Hellman Fellows Program gives a boost to talented junior faculty members who need research project funding.

Brannon Braga

Brannon Braga

The $100,000 pledge by Star Trek franchise screenwriter and producer Brannon Braga to UCSC’s Arts Excellence Fund will help current and future Banana Slugs find their own way to inspiration.

Karen Rhodes

Karen Rhodes

Karen Rhodes (alum, public information officer, development staff member, Alumni Councilor) and her husband, fellow Slug Robert Weiner, have been consistent donors to UC Santa Cruz, providing valuable support for Cowell College, the History Department, College Eight, Environmental Studies, and scholarships.

Anne Irwin

Anne Irwin

Anne Irwin and her late husband, Paul Irwin, were part of the original fundraising board for the Seymour Marine Discovery Center.

Roland and Patricia Rebele

Roland and Patricia Rebele

The Rebeles are pillars for the Arts and UC Santa Cruz as a whole, giving valuable financial and volunteer support to an array of programs and causes.