A Bright Future for Cal Lu
On behalf of your Cal Lutheran Alumni Board of Directors, a very Happy New Year to you and yours! We are filled with excitement for all that the new year has in store for Cal Lutheran and hope that you will become more involved in 2020.
As we continue to heal from last year’s tragedies, the Cal Lu family continues to show support and compassion for each other. We have certainly grown stronger through our shared experiences. Here are a few ways that our community came together this past year:
- The Alumni Board hosted service projects and gatherings from Washington D.C. to Denver, and from Minneapolis to Ventura County.
- Homecoming drew 6,000+ alumni, family, students, faculty and staff to a variety of meaningful events throughout the weekend.
- Your amazing support of Cal Lutheran Giving Day in April resulted in gifts of more than $600,000 to support our students–all in just 24 hours!
Looking ahead to the new decade, Cal Lutheran’s future is bright! We see this in the strong strategic plan featuring the 3 I’s: Investment, Innovation and Inclusion. As that plan continues to unfold, we will be seeing the search for the next Cal Lutheran president commence with solid representation among the Cal Lutheran community. Additionally, significant physical changes to the campus continue with the Habit officially opening last semester, the Swenson Science Center which will open its doors in Fall 2020, and the fundraising for the Dorfman Center, the new home for the School of Management, underway.
As much as we are looking forward to this new era at Cal Lutheran, there are some things that you will always be able to count on—namely, that the Alumni Office and the Alumni Board will continue to offer you new and varied ways to connect with campus and each other wherever you are located.
With Cal Lutheran Pride,
Candice (Cerro ’09) Aragon
President, Alumni Board of Directors