Advancing the University
Eighth Annual Business & Technology Leadership Dinner
The University congratulates the following student recipients of $4,500 scholarships awarded at the eighth annual Business & Technology Leadership Dinner.
Shown left to right: Ronandro De Guzman, Chemistry; Erlinda Laska, Nursing; Lace Granatelli, Biology; President Rush; Brian Hunot, Business; and Ashley Walters, Chemistry. The scholarship winners, who set themselves apart through their work both in and out of the classroom, shared their experiences in pursuing academic excellence.
Also honored for excellence and innovation were Ronald Werft, President and CEO of Cottage Health System, named Business and Community Leader of the Year; Casey Houweling, Proprietor of Houweling’s Tomatoes in Camarillo, named Technologist of the Year; and Dr. Blake Gillespie, Associate Professor of Chemistry, named Faculty Leader of the Year.
President Rush and Ronald Werft
Dr. Blake Gillespie
participation in the Leadership Dinner includes Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Airborne Technologies, Anonymous, Union Bank, Aera Energy LLC, Wesely Thomas Enterprises, Inc., Barbara and Wayne Davey, Sheeler Moving and Storage Inc., Elise and Bill Kearney, Pacific Coast Business Times, and Capistrano’s Restaurant & Catering.
Save the Date
The President’s Dinner
Saturday, October 6, 2012, Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
This year’s Robert J. Lagomarsino award recipient Mike Curb
The gala features a VIP reception, celebrity entertainment, fabulous silent auction and the presentation of the Robert J. Lagomarsino award to Mike Curb. Mr. Curb is a former lieutenant and acting governor of California and is one of the most prominent figures in the entertainment world. He presides over his own independent record label which has launched the careers of numerous stars and has received a star on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame.Proceeds from the event will support the highest priority needs of the University.
For inquires contact Alissa Larreta, Advancement Events Specialist at (805) 437-8916 or email firstname.lastname@example.org