Pixel Tracker

Saturday, February 23 , 2019, 1:22 pm | Fair 36º

 
 
 
 

UCSB Arts & Lectures Receives $100,000 Gift from SAGE for Education Outreach

UCSB Arts & Lectures has received a gift of $100,000 from SAGE, an independent academic and professional publisher, for education outreach for the current season.

Arts & Lectures’ award-winning education outreach program features lecture-demonstrations and classroom discussions with visiting performing artists at local elementary and high schools, colleges and other public settings, serving both students and traditionally underserved populations.

In the past year, more than 27,500 college and school-aged students and community members have participated in Arts & Lectures’ education outreach program.

“Arts & Lectures is grateful for the generous support of SAGE,” said Celesta Billeci, Miller McCune executive director of UCSB Arts & Lectures. “Its gift has made it possible for us to give back to the community, providing students from kindergarten through college one-of-a-kind opportunities to see world-class performing artists up close and learn from them, making memories that will last a lifetime and inspiring the next generation of artists, arts appreciators and audiences.”

“SAGE is committed to supporting programs that elevate and inspire thinkers in a variety of different ways,” SAGE President and CEO Blaise Simqu said. “The UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures program strengthens the educational experience of university students and the UCSB community alike by promoting creative thought and artistic excellence. Here at SAGE, we applaud UC Santa Barbara for its strong academic tradition and are proud to be sponsoring the UCSB Arts & Lectures program.”

— Karna Hughes is a senior writer and publicist for UCSB Arts & Lectures.

 

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made using a credit card, Apple Pay or Google Pay, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments and a mailing address for checks.

Thank you for your vital support.

Become a Noozhawk Supporter

First name
Last name
Email
Select your monthly membership
Or choose an annual membership
×

Payment Information

Membership Subscription

You are enrolling in . Thank you for joining the Hawks Club.

Payment Method

Pay by Credit Card:

Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover
One click only, please!

Pay with Apple Pay or Google Pay:

Noozhawk partners with Stripe to provide secure invoicing and payments processing.
You may cancel your membership at any time by sending an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click Here to Get Started >

Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.