Santa Barbara Graduates In The News
Last Updated: 9/10/2021

An index to pages of news articles featuring members of The Graduates.
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Note: The years 2020 and 2021 were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Communication among members was considerably reduced, as were community news reports in general.


2021
2020
2019
2011
Tina and Dwight Coffin – Pacific Pride, December 18
Judy Nilsen, American Girl Fashion Show – Nov 27
Peter Schenck and Linda Whitley – Military Ball - Nov 20
Former Graduate Barbara Levi, Girls Inc., Nov 20
Mike and Jennifer Purdy – Bob’s Vacuum, Nov 2
Jerry HarwinDancin’ at Age 100 – October 25
Michael Koelsch, Bob Lilley, High Esteem Tea, October 2
Judy Nilsen, Art from Scrap, SBNP --Aug 28
Joan Calder – “Airplanes in the Garden” Book review SBNP – Aug 20
Bob Lilley, Graduates President, and 2011-12 Board, SBNP July 31
Marie-Paule, Patty J, MiniePompe Van M., Julie M. SBNP May Madness July 3
Lisas Reich and Bob Johnson, SBNP, Art Museum Benefit, July 3
Ila Hamilton – Dance Class – SBNP – June 14
Kathy Hartnett – Braille Assoc. – Montecito Journal, June 2-9
Mary Ellen Tiffany – Dream Foundation – SBNP – May 30
MooneenMourad, Catherine Leffler, Bette Saks -- SBNP – Hidden Gardens -- May 30
Michael and Jennifer Purdy – Readers Choice Award – May 1
Michael and Elle Koelsch – Springtime in Provence, DVP - May
Barbara Anderson, Mimi Veyna, Darlene Amundsen, Carolyn Croxford,
Marie-PauleHajdu – SBNP -- Springtime in Provence, April 17
Barbara Anderson – SBNP – Mad Hatter -- April 17
Ellen Zissler – SBNP – Scandanavian Association April 17
Darlene Amundsen (Auction Chmn), Barbara Cunningham (Pres.) Mad Hatters April 7
MooneenMourad – Birds Photos – SBNP – April 9
Milt Hess – Upper East Side -- SBNP – April 6
Jerry Harwin – Montecito Journal – Elings Park March 24
Mary Ellen Tiffany – Montecito Journal– Maritime Museum – March 24
Jerry Harwin – Elings Park Gala – SBNP – March 20
Jerry Harwin – Elings Park Honors – SBNP – March 10
Richard Danehy - Irish Food Judge (and Willlie Quinn, Irish musician)
Jerry Harwin - Elings Park – Edhat - March 1
Mary Ellen Tiffany and Son McLean – Antioch Ceremony March 3
Kathy Weber, Cecia Hess – Angels Foster Care, SBNP Feb 27
Richard Ring, Gary and Mary Becker, Claude Case,fmr Grads Rick and Regina Roney, SBNP - Casa Esperanza, February 6
Patty Jacquemin - SBNP, Music Academy May Madness, February 4
Patty Jacquemin - SBNP, Music Academy May Madness, January 23
2010
Mary Ellen Tiffany, Museum Board, SBNP December 14
Michael and Elle Koelsch, Domestic Violence Solutions High Esteem Tea, Fall 2010
Barbara and Ilan Levi, Mary Lou and Gary Kravetz, SBNP December 9
Mary Ellen Tiffany - SBNP PathPoint 30thAnniv. October 7
David Holt - SBNP - Art Walk October 3
Judy Nilsen, Good Cooks, CASA Magazine, October 15
Sydney Tredick, Rescue Mission, CASA Magazine, October 15
Mary Ellen Tiffany, Historic Preservation, SBNP October 9
Dennis Forster – United Way, SBNP September 17
Nancy Tetzlaff obituary, SBNP, September 10
Mary Ellen Tiffany - Friendship Center, SBNP August 29
Barbara Cunningham, SBNP - Massive Crossword Puzzle! August 15 
Ellen Lilley, Graduates President, SBNP July
Dwight & Tina Coffin, Lisa Reich and Bob Johnson; Ensemble Theater - SBNP July 18
Claude and Susan Case, Nancy Lieberman and Jerry Jensen, Museum of Art - SBNP, July 17
Barbara Cunningham, Ellie Freese, Mimi Veyna; Transition House Auxiliary - SBNP July 21
Richard Schapker - UCSB Solar Project, June
Larry Dam, Direct Relief Volunteers Award, SBNP June 27
Linda Ring, Marie-PauleHajdu, Julie Morrow, Robin Madden, Music Academy Aux SBNP June 24
Glee Morse and Mary Freericks - At the Artists’ Open Studios, June
Pat and Bob Fulmer - Newcomers in Paradise - SBNP July 6
Richard Schapker - Science Fair Awards for Science and Engineering Council, May 13
Jennifer Purdy - Bob’ Vacuum Ads in various publications
Kathleen Bielen, Braille Institute; SBNP 6-20
Julie Morrow, Linda Ring, “May Madness”; Montecito Journal, June 6-13
Cecia Hess, “Off the Wall” - Women’s Board SBMA. SBNP, June 6
Norm Jaffe, Memories article, SBNP, May 9
Jules Bender, “Awkward Family Photos” Book - May 18
Jerry Jensen, Roxana Anson, Fmr. Grads M Garton, M Rogers, C Holland; SB Museum Art, May 16
Mimi Veyna, Soosan Marshall, Ellen Lilley, Mavis Mayne, Mad Hatter - Scene and Heard e-Mag, Apr 23
Julie Campbell - Botanic garden - Spring, 2010
Bob Fulmer at the Tecolote Bookstore – “Newcomers in Paradise” -Montecito Journal, April 1
Jerry Harwin - Elings Park at 30 - SBNP March 28
Mary Ellen Tiffany - American Heart Association - Independent Mar 18-25
Linda and Rick Dolwig on the Mexican Riviera - Montecito Journal Feb-Mar
Cecia Hess, Kathy Weber - Museum of Art, SBNP January 31
Norm Jaffe, Stolen Auschwitz Sign, SBNP January 17
Mary Lou Kravetz, fmr. Graduate Rhoda Rosenthal, Mystery Readers, SBNP January 17
Joan Calder, “Book Report” SBNP January 17
Peter and Linda Beuret, Music Academy “Encore” publication, Winter 
2009
Kathleen and Garrison Bielen, Croquet, Montecito Journal; November 26
Barbara Toumayan, SBNP, Hearts Adaptive Riding, November 15
Harriet Mosson, LilyanCuttler and Ned Seder, Fmr Grad Mary Garton; Museum of Art Womens Board, 
Who Has the Clue? November 1
Special - SB Independent Article on SBNC and Graduates - October 19
Sydney Tredick, Mary Ellen Tiffany Rescue Mission “Picnic on the Bayou” October 18
Dwight Coffin, Lisa Reich & Bob Johnson, fmr Grads Michael & Christine Holland, Ensemble Theater Oct 11
Betsy and David Kain, Judy Nilsen, Bob and Pat Fulmer, Ellie Freese - Rwanda Art Auction, October
Mary Lou Kravetz - Sansum Newsletter - Health Resource Center - October 1
Margaret Jose, Obituary, SBNP September 18
Betsy Kain - People of Rwanda fundraiser, SBNP - August 19
Kathleen and Garrison Bielen, Elaine Toledo - Braille Auxiliary, SBNP August 9
Judy Nilsen - CASA Magazine, Wink and a Nod - Art August 7
Roger Hoyt - Elected Grads President for 2009-2010 - SBNP
Mary Ellen Tiffany, Lisa Reich and Bob Johnson - Michael Towbes Birthday Bash, SBNP, July 19
Judy Nilsen, Sharon Morrow, Jack Hewett at Art from Scrap - July 25
Richard Schapker sings French Songs at the French Festival - July 12
Richard Schapker - Energy Freedom Sounds Really Nice - SBNP July 12
Dwight Coffin - Ensemble Theater SBNP July 12
Jo Hodge, Linda Ring, Marie-PauleHajdu, Music Academy Auxiliary, SBNP July 12
Michael Koelsch, Letter to the Editor, SBNP June 18
Norm Jacobs - Sr Citizen of the Year, June 16
Sharon Morrow - SBNP - Altered Barbies, May 26
Linda Beuret SBNP Letter to Editor, May 14
CynthyArdell, SBNP Assistance League May 3
Jerry Harwin, Elings Park, SBNP May
Michael Koelsch SBNP Homeless Mtg May
Barbara Anderson, SBNP Maritime Museum April 18
Susan Cappiello SBNP Habitat for Humanity, Mar 29
Penny Hoyt Obituary, March 1
Parm Williams, Women’s Fund grant to Dos Pueblos Academy, Feb 9
Mary Maxwell, Harriett Mosson, Barb Toumayan, former Graduate Mary Garton, SBMA Women’s Board; Feb
Milt Hess, SBNC Letter to the Editor, Feb 6
Peter Kimball obituary SBNP January 21- Graduates member 2002-2003
Mary Lou Kravetz, SBNC, Postpartum support, Jan 18
2008
Laszlo Haju obituary, December 26
Ed and Betty Venable - 65th Anniversary! SBNP Dec 21
Marie-PauleHajdu, CynthyArdell, Nan Holt, Janice Meaden; Music Academy Aux; MJ Dec 4
Malcolm Campbell, Celebration of his Life, November 19
Erik O’Dowd - GV Voice – “Gaviota” at PSI -- Nov 13
Norm Jaffe - SBNP - Kristallnacht - Nov 9
Judy Nilsen - Santa Barbara Beautiful - CASA Magazine, Oct 17
Sydney Tredick, SBNP, Rescue Mission, Oct 19
Cecia Hess - Women’s Board, Museum of Art, SBNP, Oct 12
Mary Freericks - Art Exhibits, Mesa Paper, September
Sydney Tredick, Garrison Bielen - Braille institute Polo Match, August
Florence Michel - Graduates President SBNP 9-17-08 (Elected July 1)
Sydney Tredick - Women’s Aux, SBNP, 9-9-08
Carolyn Samuels Fatal Accident Sep 2
Nan Holt, Marie-PauleHajdu, Carole Schleck, Julie Morrow - SBNP, Music Academy Auxiliary Sep 1
Sydney Tredick, Braille Institute, SBNP Aug 10
Sydney Tredick, Kathy Hartnett, Rescue Mission, July
Richard Schapker - Op-Ed to SBNP - Gas Prices - July
Sylvia Harwin - obituary, July 18
Michael Koelsch - letter to SBNP editor (homeless addicts), June
Sydney Tredick, SBNP - Braille Institute June 22
Regina Roney -Women’s Board, Museum of Art - Montecito Journal, June
Patty Jacquemin - Hidden Gardens of Montecito - Montecito Journal May-Jun
Dwight and Tina Coffin, Laura McCormick, SBNP - Ensemble Theater, June 1
(Former Graduates Elaine and Bob Toledo, and Christine Holland) 
Barbara Levi - Girls Inc. - SBNP June 1
Mary Ellen Tiffany - SBNP - Women of Valor - May
Lee Koranda - SBNP - Women of Purpose - May
Linda Ring, Jo Hodge, Carole Schleck, Former Graduates Elaine Toledo - SBNP - May - Music Academy
Nan Holt, Julie Morrow, SBNP - May Gladness - Music Academy May 24
Carolyn Samuels and Ethel Scar - Courthouse Docents - SBNP 5-24-08
Barbara Levi - Girls Inc April 21
Soosan Marshall, Barbara Anderson, fmr member MadiNutick - Mad Hatter April 20
Erik O’Dowd - Letter to SBNP - April 18
Ron and ElieFreese - Mesa Paper, March, 2008
Elden and Sandy Dellanina - Mussel Feed - Montecito Journal, Mar, 2008
Sissy Taran Book “The Sun Will Shine Again”, Montecito Journal, Mar 2008
Joyce Larsen, Peggy Odgers, Regina Roney, LilyanCuttler, Mary Garton, Mary Maxwell, Museum of Art; Mar 2
Roger and Penny Hoyt - Leap-Year Anniversary - SBNP Feb 24
Parm Williams - Woman’s Fund, Goleta Voice Feb 21
Lee Koranda - Letter to SBNP February 2
Garrison and Kathleen Bielen visit the USS Ronald Reagan January, 2008
2007
Mary Ellen Tiffany – SBNP – Montecito Bank Community Dividends Nov 27
Mary Lou Kravetz – Mystery Readers - Goleta Valley Voice, Nov 9-15
Don Graves – Half Marathon – Daily Sound, November
Don Graves – Half Marathon – SBNP, November
Judy Nilsen – Swapping Cards – SBNP November
Gary and Kathy Bielen – Art Museum October 7
Rick and Regina Roney, Art Museum Women’s Board, October
Laurie Tumbler – Nonprofit Support Center SBNC October 5
Dottie Milici Daughter Mary Beth Larkin, Designer, Pacific Coast Business Times - October 1
Mary Maxwell, Roxana Anson, Rick and Regina Roney – SBNP – Art Museum – September 23
Marie-PauleHajdu, Linda Ring, Nan Holt, Julie Morroe – Music Academy - Sept 9
Ethel Scar – Literacy Program – Montecito Journal Aug-Sep
Cynthy and Dave Ardell – Valley Voice – Rescue Mission -- July
Marge Graves – President – SBNP August 15, 2007
Dennis and Patty Forster Home – SBNP August
Sydney Tredick – Mavis Mayne – Assistance League – August
Gary and Kathy Bielen – Fiesta delMuseo SBNP July 29
Marilyn Conrad & Norm Jacobs Home – SBNP July 22
Norm Jaffe – SB News-Press – D-Day Memories – May 27
Jerry Harwin – Sports Award - Independent – May
Cindy Lomonaco – Docent of the Year – MayMore pictures!
Linda Hatch – SBNP – Joins Mental Health Board – May 1 -- and May 30
Peter and Linda Buret – House Feature, SBNP April 1
Joan Rosenberg-Dent – SBNC “Artists in Residence” March 25
Linda Dolwig – Graduates President! – SBNC, January 29
Berkeley Meigs-McCaleb, SBNC Letter to the Editor, January 10
2006
Mary Ellen Tiffany, SB Symphony Board, SBNP December 18, 2006
Roger Hoyt, Daily Sound, Fire safety, December 12, 2006
Mary Ellen Tiffany, Work Training Volunteer, SBNP December 10, 2006
Gary Kravetz, Company Sale, SBNP December 1, 2006
Linda Ring, Nancy Lieberman, Regina Roney, Mary Maxwell, Museum of Art, Nov 12, 2006
Mary Ellen Tiffany – Historic Preservation Trust, SBNP November 7, 2006
Mary Ellen Tiffany – SBNP – Historic Preservation Trust August 26, 2006
Pam Kolva – SBNP – Fatal Accident – August 24, 2006
Sydney and Peter Tredick – SBNP – Braille Institute August 13, 2006
Dorothy Dearman, Tours de Art – SBNP August 8, 2006
Pat Fulmer – SBNP – Leading Ladies – July 16, 2006
Diana Slais – SBNP – Foster Grandparents, July 10, 2006
Joan and John Calder – SBNP – Renovation, July 9, 2006
Suzanne Scar – SBNP – ARMA VP, July 1, 2006
Erik O’Dowd – SBNP – Letter to Editor, June 21, 2006
Robert Hatch, Obituary – SBNP – June 20, 2006
Nancy Lieberman, Regina Roney – SBNP – La Belle Epoque, Jun 18, 2006
Bob Lilley – SBNP – Hydrogen Power, June 12, 2006
Dorothy Dearman -- S. B. Magazine -- Tours de Arte, June-July 2006
Elaine Toledo – Montecito Journal - May Madness, May 2005
Norm Jaffe – SBNP – Freedom from Auschwitz – April 30, 2006
Mary Ellen Tiffany – SBNP – Opportunity Shop – April 30, 2006
Linda Dolwig – SBNP – Foster Grandparents Council, April 5, 2006
Kathy Bielen, Elaine Toledo – SBNP – May Madness, April 4, 2006
LilyanCuttler - SBNP – Museum of Art Women’s Board, March 5, 2006
Lisa Reich - “Touch the Names” SBNP February 15, 2006
Mary Freericks - SBNP Scene, February, 2006
Linda Hatch - SBNP February 3, 2006
Judy Dromgoole - Valley Voice, February 3, 2006
Suzanne & Michael Scar - Carp Entrepreneur of the Year, Coastal View News, January, 2006
Suzanne & Michael Scar - Carp Entrepreneur of the Year, SBNP 1/06 (Picture1)(Picture 2)
Mary Ellen Tiffany - House Party, SBNP January, 2006
Mark Dispenza - Pre-Super Bowl, SBNP, January, 2006
2005
Michelle Rasch - Rotisseurs – December 28, 2005
Mary Ellen Tiffany - as “Lucy”, Lung Ass’n, SBNP, December, 2005
Richard Goggin - Obituary, SBNP, December 4, 2005
Allan and Joyce Anderson - SBNP (Barney), December 2005
Laurie Tumbler - Transition House SBNP December, 2005
Tom and Judy Nilsen - Home featured in SBNP, December, 2005
Dorothy Dearman - Tours de Arte, Valley Voice, November 25, 2005
Laura McCormick - Empty Bowls, SBNP, November 23, 2005
Mary Ellen Tiffany - SBNP November 2, 2005
Dorothy Dearman - Visual Arts Alliance, CASA News - Nov 2005
Ron Freese - Visual Arts Alliance, CASA News - Nov 2005
CynthyArdell - Rescue Mission – SBNP October 31, 2005
Sydney Tredick - Rescue Mission – SBNP - October 30, 2005
Joyce Searls - Valley Voice October 28, 2005
Dorothy Dearman - Tours de Arte, SBNP October 21, 2005
Catherine and David Woodford - Antique Stove SBNP September 2005
Howard Scar, John Van Atta - Los Cinco Locos, SBNP August 28, 2005
Kathy Bielen - Music Academy Womens Auxiliary President - August 2005
Suzanne Amstutz - Graduates President; August 2005
Masterpiece Ball - Multiple Graduates! - July 31, 2005
George Kolva, Casa Dorinda – SBNP July 18, 2005
Michael Scar, Suzanne Amstutz; CCIS; July, 2005
Howard Scar, George Kolva – Alzheimer’s Assoc, July, 2005
John Slais – SBNP – Steve Fossett Flight – July, 2005
Bernie Taran Obit, June 4, 2005
Bernie/Sissy Taran, South Coast Beacon, May 2005
Elaine Toledo – May Madness, SBNP May 1, 2005
Mad Hatters – Lilley, Toledo, Marshall, Cunningham – VV April-May 2005
Barry Sweet – Elks Auction, Beacon, May 24, 2005
Toledo, Ardell, Scheck, Holt, Beuret, Tredick, Bielen – Mad Hatter March 2005
Elaine Toledo - Mad Hatter preparations March 2005
Greg Schleck - Athletics, SBNP April 26, 2005
Evelyn Kert - AARP President- SBNP March 14, 2005
AavoKoort - House Beautiful, Beacon, March 10, 2005
Sissy Taran - Robert Tanenbaum Luncheon, Beacon, March 10, 2005
Suzanne Amstutz, Ellen Lilley - SBNP - SBNC 50thAnniv March 8, 2005
AavoKoort - SBNP Goleta Valley Beautiful, March 5, 2005
Lisa Reich - SBNP Move Over, Viagra February 27, 2005
Lisa Reich, Bob Johnson - First Nighters, SBNP February 2, 2005
CynthyArdell - SBNP, Culinary Connections, January 20, 2005
Evelyn Kert - AARP President, January 1, 2005