Browsing Archive

December, 2010

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Features

The Swenson Way

December 9, 2010

The lessons Jim and Sue Swenson absorbed while growing up in Superior, Wis., resulted in a successful multimillion-dollar business and a foundation that generously supports colleges and universities as well as many… Read More

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Features

Governing the School

December 9, 2010

The first Convocation of the college was held on October 24, 1958, when seventy representatives of the five Lutheran church bodies gathered in the converted chicken coops to elect their officers, nominate… Read More

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Campus Highlights

CLU Welcomes Largest Freshman, Transfer Classes

December 9, 2010

The largest, brightest and most diverse freshman class in California Lutheran University’s history entered classrooms this fall.… Read More

Dan Naef (l), Mike Bloomgren '82, Guy Corrigan, Bob Voelker, Earl Slee and Dean Clark enjoy another spirited poker game in memory of their friend Sven Slattum '82.
Features

Upping the Ante

December 9, 2010

It’s supposed to be a friendly poker game. After all, the players – mostly Cal Lutheran alumni – know they won’t head home with a bundle of cash at the end of… Read More

Upward Bound Director Sergio Galvez ’03, M.P.P.A. ’09, is one of two dozen CLU Upward Bound graduates who have earned a college degree from CLU since 2003 or are currently enrolled as students. During that time, 100 percent of CLU’s UB alumni have graduated from high school and entered a post-secondary education program.
Features

Upward Bound Beneficiary is Giving Back

December 9, 2010

When he was in high school, Sergio Galvez was recruited for Upward Bound, a program aimed at preparing bright, low-income students for college. Now 29, he is running the program he once… Read More

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Features

Some Things Never Change

December 9, 2010

I first came to California Lutheran College in the late 1960s as a 17-year-old freshman. Then, after five years of graduate school at University of Texas and four years as a research… Read More

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Features

Bucking the Trend

December 9, 2010

Few physicians would deny that advances in pharmacology have dramatically improved the lives of many patients. However, the medical necessity of drugs that affect brain chemistry – Prozac, Paxil and Xanax, to… Read More

Sports

Regals Win Multiple SCIAC Crowns

December 9, 2010

With a “Senior Night” sweep over Occidental College on Oct. 29, Regals Volleyball earned their first outright conference title since 1999. … Read More

Campus Highlights

Swenson Scholars and Summer Science Interns

December 9, 2010

Swenson Scholars, which is patterned after successful programs the foundation initiated at University of Minnesota Duluth and University of Wisconsin Superior, provides 50 percent of tuition and fees for qualified students.… Read More

Campus Highlights

In Memoriam

December 9, 2010

George “Sparky” Anderson, a highly successful major league manager for 26 seasons and longtime friend and neighbor of CLU, passed away Nov. 4, 2010, in Thousand Oaks. He was 76. Anderson was… Read More