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Spectrum Editors Pursue Outreach at Nation’s Capital

As the College of Creative Studies (CCS) heads into its 50th Anniversary, Spectrum, CCS’ student-run literary magazine, will celebrate its own milestone. The longest running literary magazine in the UC system is scheduled to publish its 60th annual issue this spring. With this in mind, this year’s Spectrum Editor in Chief Corinne Guichard and Managing Editor Steenalisa Tilcock, both CCS seniors graduating in June, traveled to Washington D.C.

Two CCS Students Earn 2017 Worster Award

The College of Creative Studies (CCS) is pleased to share the news that two CCS students, Calvin Davison and Sarah Amiri (both CCS Biology majors), were selected to receive 2017 Worster Awards. Supported by gifts from the Worster family, this competitive award supports the development of young scientists by matching an undergraduate with a gradate student mentor to conduct research in ecology, evolution and/or marine biology. Davison will be conducting research with Shelly Bennett, PhD student in the laboratory of Dr.

Remembering Jo Little

CCS is very sad to share the news of the passing of our Assistant Dean Mary Josephine Little, known to us all as ‘Jo.' She served as the wise, witty and accomplished guide of the College since 2013. She dedicated herself to UCSB, coming to CCS after 18 years as the Office Manager of Environmental Studies. During her time at CCS, she supported the faculty, staff, and students with great care, enabling us all to thrive. We miss her and send our deepest sympathies to Jo’s husband Dan and her loving family.