Archive for the ‘Alumni News’ Category
Vince Scarpinato is using principles that he learned through his MBA emphasis in financial planning to rethink the fight against hunger.
Ever since engineer Tim Schultz ’77 put KRCL student radio on the air in his last two years in college, he has been building and maintaining broadcast facilities for his alma mater as an unpaid volunteer.
“A good pastor just needs a four-wheel drive and skiff,” says the Rev. Shelley Wickstrom ’81, bishop of the Alaska Synod of the ELCA.
Hannah Boelman and Kari Slattum carry the label of “legacy” to the extreme. Not only are they second-generation students, but also second-generation roommates.
For the mission that put the Curiosity rover on Mars last August, Jim Bodie ’98, M.S. ’06, and a small team of engineers were responsible for testing the terminal descent sensor, the crucial radar system that guided the rover’s descent.
The young entrepreneur founded Neutral Dive Gear, a scuba diving lifestyle apparel brand, which he still owns and operates. He currently is Web marketing director at Bed|Stü, a footwear and accessories company headquartered in Camarillo.
A communication major with an emphasis in journalism, Heather Taylor ’10 didn’t expect to be supervising her own CLU interns two years after graduation.
Tricia Johnson ’11 took an interest in sustainable development as a volunteer with Amigos de las Américas in Nicaragua, where she lived with a host family and facilitated community-based projects.
“Mending Split Seconds,” which incorporates songs Strand first sang at his senior recital at CLU, blends the classic with the contemporary, in two cycles of songs on separate themes.
Kirsten and Karsten Lundring were passionately involved in music while pursuing other academic majors at California Lutheran College.