Browsing Archive

July, 2021

Cal Lutheran art professor Michael Pearce’s sabbatical plan was to create a body of paintings to exhibit at the University of North Alabama in fall 2020, but he had to change his focus when COVID-19 closed galleries across the country.
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Making the most of it

July 20, 2021

Michael Pearce’s environment — and art — shrank considerably in 2020. The Cal Lutheran art professor and oil painter was starting his spring 2020 sabbatical when the coronavirus lockdown hit.… Read More

In addition to private offices and multipurpose rooms that double as smart classrooms, Hub101 features spacious areas that provide a flexible working environment and offers amenities to balance the fast-paced environment of the startup reality.
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Success story

July 20, 2021

Hub101 is a place where Cal Lutheran students and new entrepreneurs share open office space and a world of ideas.… Read More

Juanita Hall has a reputation of being someone who could offer one-on-one advice to students of color, in some cases years after their graduation ceremonies.
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A positive impact

July 20, 2021

When Juanita Hall, MS ’99, first stepped onto the Cal Lutheran campus, it was as a grad student pursuing a master’s degree in counseling and guidance.… Read More

Technology tools used during the pandemic such as the 360-degree camera, on the desk to the left of professor Dan Hieu Vo, and the digital whiteboard, behind him, will be used to present classes in a HyFlex format in fall for the Bachelor's Degree for Professionals and Fifty and Better programs.
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Silver linings

July 20, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic caught most people off guard, including Cal Lutheran faculty challenged with continuing their programs virtually during stay-at-home restrictions.… Read More

Kiyoshi Taylor speaks at a 2020 protest in Mountain View, California. The Los Altos Town Crier named him a Los Altan of the Year for his work “educating and mobilizing the local community at a time when the country needed to again examine its tumultuous history of systemic racism.”
Alumni News

Alumnus fights the good fight

July 20, 2021

For Kiyoshi Taylor ’20, supporting social justice causes is natural. A Buckeye kid who moved to California with his family as a child, he has deep family roots in Ohio — and… Read More

U.S. diplomat Ana M. Garrett walks in her neighborhood in Nouakchott, Mauritania, in West Africa. Garrett handles logistics at the U.S. Embassy in the former French colony.
Vocations

A life of service

July 20, 2021

In 2018, I received an email that would change my life: It was an offer to begin working as a diplomat for the U.S. Department of State.… Read More

When COVID-19 restrictions eased, women's lacrosse practices involved individual drills with physically distant players wearing face masks.
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Team players

July 20, 2021

When universities across the country decided to cancel spring sports because of the pandemic, California Lutheran University wanted to give its student-athletes a chance to compete.… Read More

The Kingsmen football program is in good hands with Anthony Lugo taking the reins as interim head coach.
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Football coach knows the importance of traditions and values

July 20, 2021

Cal Lutheran Athletic Director Daniel E. Kuntz, MA ’02, EdD ’11, knows he has big shoes to fill with the departure of longtime head football coach Ben McEnroe ’93, MA ’99, in… Read More

Members of the Class of 2021 celebrate with a drive-in ceremony at Cal Lutheran’s 58th annual Traditional Undergraduate Commencement on May 8.
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Class of 2021 enjoys an unconventional commencement

July 20, 2021

Cal Lutheran’s 2021 in-person, drive-in ceremonies were a change from last year’s pandemic-induced virtual events. The events were still unconventional, however, with a bit less pomp because of the more informal circumstances.… Read More

Katie Dixon '20 takes part in the commencement for the class of 2020 held May 15, 2021, at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.
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Celebrating – a year later

July 20, 2021

Almost a year after the pandemic shut down most activities for Cal Lutheran students, the Class of 2020 finally got the in-person graduation experience during a unique drive-in ceremony held May 15… Read More