Alumni Spotlights

Alumni Spotlights feature outstanding UC Santa Barbara alumni succeeding in their careers, proud of their Gaucho heritage.

Nominate your fellow Gauchos for the Alumni Spotlight series! Fill out the Alumni Spotlight Nomination form (PDF, 225 KB) and email it to

Chelsey Lowe, a UCSB All American Volleyball player and yoga teacher, stars in an upcoming Reality TV show that puts our furry friends to the test.
Taylor Heisley-Cook ‘19 and David Mun ‘19 are making big moves in the fabric industry with sustainability in mind.
A founding force of a pioneer in legal and journalistic documents, Dennis Rediker BS ’66 finds a second career in (semi) retirement
Latinx autor Monica Brown '91 brings a multicultural voice to her young readers...
Santa Barbara Mission’s Executive Director Monica Orozco Ph.D. `99
As the American Library Association’s new Executive Director, Tracie D. Hall is Bringing Together the nation’s libraries for a wider social mission