CLU in the News Archive

May 2013

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Friday
May 31, 2013
Rev. Guy Erwin: First openly gay Lutheran bishop elected to ELCA Southwest California Synod
Rev. Dr. Guy Erwin was elected Bishop of the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Church in America (ELCA) on May 31st, 2013 during the synod's assembly in Woodland Hills, California.
Published in: Huffington Post ( view article )

Thursday
May 30, 2013
Countries pitch advantages to local businesses hoping to increase exports
Representatives from Colombia, Romania, Brazil and China gathered at California Lutheran University to report on their economies, their top export markets and growth areas for foreign investment.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
May 28, 2013
CLU hoping to cash in with new booster club
The Victory Clubwas created to supplement the annual operating budget of the athletic department and help increase the competitiveness of CLU’s teams both regionally and nationally.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
May 28, 2013
Redlands' Marquez commits to California Lutheran University
Diego Marquez’s commitment to California Lutheran University was a decision he knew would shape more than just his college career, but the foundation for his next forty years.
Published in: Redlands-Loma Linda Patch ( view article )

Sunday
May 26, 2013
Cal Lutheran's Melissa Skiba finishes 3rd in 5K at Division III championships
The Oak Park High graduate finished third in the 5K with a personal-best time of 16 minutes, 40.01 seconds on Saturday in La Crosse, Wis.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
May 24, 2013
Cal Lutheran’s Ballou, Worley advance to semifinals in NCAA doubles play
Cal Lutheran seniors Nicholas Ballou and Raymond Worley IV have done themselves at least one better than last year.
Published in: NCAA.com ( view article )

Friday
May 24, 2013
Hadley glad she stuck with it
Freshman Allie Hadley overcame a rib injury to enter the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships on Saturday in LaCrosse, Wis., with the best mark in Division III this season at 149 feet, 5 inches.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
May 23, 2013
Cal Lutheran's Nicholas Ballou hopes to net national titles in tennis
The senior is the No. 1 seed in singles and plays Amrik Donkena of Gustavus Adolphus in the first round on Thursday morning in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 22, 2013
Not-so-smooth sailing ahead for Google Glass
If you think folks look dorky talking into a Bluetooth headset as they stroll down the street, wait until you run into an early adopter of Google Glass, writes CLU professor emerita Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
May 21, 2013
Homegrown talent at root of CLU's track success
The roots of success for the Regals have been firmly established in the county’s soil.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
May 19, 2013
'Be the change,' grads advised
More than 700 traditional undergraduate and adult degree evening program students representing 21 countries and 21 U.S. states were eligible to participate in CLU’s 50th undergraduate commencement ceremony.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
May 19, 2013
Allegories & Alchemy: Paintings of Michael Pearce
When Michael Pearce sits at his easel to paint, it’s not just he alone in the room; he brings with him a bevy of thinkers: philosophers, scientists, early mathematicians, men heady with the possibilities opening up before them.
Published in: Combustus ( view article )

Saturday
May 18, 2013
Pitching is not enough for CLU
Despite three doubles by senior Nick Boggan, second-seeded CLU was eliminated from the NCAA Division III West Regional with a 3-2 loss to third-seeded Texas-Tyler on Friday afternoon at Concordia University in Austin, Texas.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
May 18, 2013
Wildcats senior Godinez to play football at Cal Lutheran
Brawley Union High’s Josh Godinez is continuing his football career after accepting a partial academic scholarship to play at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks recently.
Published in: Imperial Valley Press ( view article )

Friday
May 17, 2013
CLU keeps season alive
Jake Petersen drove in two runs and Nick Boggan belted a home run as second-seeded CLU hung on for a 4-3 victory over fifth-seeded Texas Lutheran to stave off elimination in the NCAA Division III West Regional at Concordia University in Austin, Texas.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
May 17, 2013
KCLU, KCBX to battle it out in Santa Maria
Thousand Oaks-based KCLU, which can be heard from East Ventura County through Goleta, has purchased a station in Santa Maria that will expand its footprint all the way to the Five Cities area and bring it right to KCBX's doorstep, competing for listeners and donors.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Thursday
May 16, 2013
Errors prove costly for CLU
In a playoff pitching duel between aces, it was a pair of crucial mistakes that determined the outcome.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 15, 2013
Investments and false expectations
When Keynesian economists call for more government spending these days, they call it investment, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: Orange County Register ( view article )

Tuesday
May 14, 2013
Cal Lutheran will be doing a Texas two-step in NCAAs
CLU is the No. 2 seed in the West Regional, and will play No. 5 Trinity (Texas) on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. PDT at Concordia University in Austin, Texas.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
May 14, 2013
Oregon economy grows
Oregon’s economic growth in the first quarter continued to outpace the national economy — except when it comes to creating jobs, according to a report released today.
Published in: Bend Bulletin ( view article )

Monday
May 13, 2013
McGinn leads team back to national meet
Mikey McGinn’s mental improvement has helped CLU reach the NCAA Division III national championships for the second straight year.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
May 10, 2013
Leader talks on naval base's future
California Lutheran University chose the base’s commanding officer, Capt. Larry Vasquez, as the corporate leader to conclude a yearlong series for the business and civic communities.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
May 9, 2013
Vasquez: Navy's pivot to Pacific benefits Ventura County
An additional 700 military personnel will come to Naval Base Ventura County to operate a unit of the Navy's first large drone system, the base commander told a gathering of business leaders in Thousand Oaks on Thursday.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Wednesday
May 8, 2013
Bigger canal, bigger ships and Port of Hueneme
The day after we transited the Panama Canal, the ship’s painters were busy covering the damage, albeit cosmetic, to the ship’s sleek white exterior from the rough concrete walls of the locks, writes CLU professor emerita Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
May 7, 2013
Roth gives his right arm for title
Aaron Roth has been a major reason for CLU’s success this season, and the Kingsmen rode him all the way to the tournament title.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
May 6, 2013
CLU captures SCIAC title, tourney berth
Nick Boggan belted a two-run home run and closer Aaron Roth secured the final out as top-seeded CLU defeated second-seeded Pomona-Pitzer 10-6 on Sunday afternoon to capture the inaugural Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament title at CLU’s Sparky Anderson Field in Ullman Stadium.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
May 5, 2013
Celebrating our nation's educators
If I had my way, the desks of teachers, administrators and counselors throughout the country would be piled high with flowers, cards and gifts, writes CLU Graduate School of Education Dean George J. Petersen.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
May 5, 2013
CLU advances to first SCIAC final
Ramsey Abushahla provided the spark to CLU’s offense as the top-seeded Kingsmen defeated third-seeded Redlands 5-2 in the inaugural Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament at CLU’s Sparky Anderson Field in Ullman Stadium.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
May 5, 2013
International business pro to lead CLU's School of Management
Gerhard Apfelthaler, an associate dean of graduate programs and a professor of international business and management for the past four years, will take over as dean June 1 when Chuck Maxey steps down.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
May 3, 2013
A world beyond reality
California Lutheran University’s Black Box Studio Theatre seems an apt spot to present “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,” Jennifer Haley’s creepy play about teens addicted to horrifying video games.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
May 2, 2013
Barbara Collins, California Lutheran University professor for 50 years, dies weeks before her retirement
A pioneering faculty member of Cal State Northridge and a beloved biology professor for five decades at California Lutheran University died Tuesday weeks before she was slated to retire.
Published in: Los Angeles Daily News ( view article )

Thursday
May 2, 2013
Pioneering CLU professor Barbara Collins dies
Even into her 80s, Barbara Collins outpaced her much younger students on hikes through hills and mountains, happily exclaiming over wildflowers she had seen countless times.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 1, 2013
Finding fulfillment
Religion professor Jarvis Streeter missed a class Tuesday for the first time in the 20 months since he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 1, 2013
Michael Pearce: Rescuing beauty
CLU art professor Michael Pearce discusses his background, his views, and the planning for the second TRAC conference.
Published in: Huffington Post ( view article )

Wednesday
May 1, 2013
Whannel to play at Cal Lutheran University
Jacob Whannel will continue his football career after receiving a partial academic scholarship from Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks recently.
Published in: Imperial Valley Press ( view article )

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