The nursing program at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) enjoyed another clean sweep in 2017: For the fourth time in recent years its graduates scored a 100 percent pass rate on the state licensing exam. Fifty-seven CSUCI nursing graduates passed the… Read More
When Santa Ynez local Gillian Micale joined the Engineering Bowling Group at Santa Barbara City College, she never imagined it might be an activity that got her into Stanford. Actually, bowling didn’t get her into Stanford—her grades did that—but the… Read More
For over 50 years, Mr. Towbes was a pillar of the Santa Barbara community, both in business and philanthropy. He was the founder and chairman of the board of The Towbes Group, a construction and property management company, and Montecito… Read More
“The world has changed over the years but a good education is something which remains with you your entire life, and a good education keeps getting more and more expensive.” —MICHAEL TOWBES Mr. Towbes’ commitment to higher education and long-standing support… Read More
Edward “Ed” Vernon and his wife, Barbara, were supporters of the Scholarship Foundation for 31 years. The community of Santa Barbara was saddened by the loss of this generous couple who passed within just days of each other last February.