Fiat Lux Award

Award Criteria

The Fiat Lux Award (Designed by Heather Glass in Santa Cruz) is presented to alumni and friends who have demonstrated outstanding achievement, dedication and service in support of the University’s programs and goals.  This honor recognizes distinguished and sustained service to the University by persons who are not currently members of its faculty and staff.  

Founders Day 2012

Award History:

Oct. 22, 2016 - The Helen and Will Webster Foundation (awarded at Founders Celebration Dinner)

Sept. 26, 2015 - UC Santa Cruz Pioneer Faculty and Staff (1964 -1967) (awarded at Founders Celebration Dinner)

Oct. 25, 2014 - The Long Family and the Joseph and Vera Long Foundation (awarded at Founders Celebration Dinner)

Oct. 18, 2013 - Diane and Don Cooley (awarded at Founders Celebration Dinner) 

Oct. 12, 2012 - George Ow and Gail Michaelis-Ow (awarded at Founders Celebration Dinner)

Feb. 25, 2012 - Bill Dickinson (awarded at the Scholarship Benefit Dinner)

Oct. 21, 2011 - Hal Hyde (awarded at Founders Day Dinner)

Oct. 22, 2010S.H. Cowell Foundation (awarded at Founders Day Dinner)

Oct. 23, 2009Patricia and Rowland Rebele (awarded at Founders Day Dinner)

Oct. 24, 2008Dr. Narinder Kapany (awarded at Founders Day Dinner)

Oct. 18, 2007The Farr Family (awarded Founders Day Dinner, accepted by US Representative Sam Farr)

Feb. 3, 2007Anne Neufeld Levin, Robert Stephens and Julie Packard (awarded at the Scholarship Benefit Dinner)

Nov. 4, 2005Jack Baskin (awarded at the Scholarship Benefit Dinner)