Lectures and Discussions

Introduction of Nonprofit Budgeting & Finance
Presented by the Center for Nonprofit Leadership

Ullman Commons 100/101

This workshop will focus on finance basics such as annual budgeting & resource allocation, financial planning, cash flow projections as well as preparing, presenting and understanding financial statements & reports.

Conversations with... Mike Tollin - Tv and film Producer/Director
Theatre Arts Department speaker series hosted by Markus Flanagan

Preus-Brandt Forum

Mike Tollin will join Markus Flanagan, creator and host of the speaker series, to discuss his career path as one of Hollywood's most varied and prolific producer/directors. His credits include Varsity Blues, Coach Carter, Radio, Dreamer, Hardball, Summer Catch, Big Fat Liar and The Zookeeper's Wife. TV credits include ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary series, Smallville, One Tree Hill, Arli$$ and The Bronx is Burning. The event has a 30-minute Q&A with the audience, so bring your questions!

News from the Front: Winslow Homer, Race and the Civil War
Art History Presentation by Frances K. Pohl

Lundring Events Center

In this illustrated presentation, renowned art historian Frances K. Pohl investigates several paintings by Winslow Homer that attempt to represent the complex roles of African-Americans during the Civil War.

Current Trends and Challenges in Hospitality and Tourism

Lundring Events Center

Join us for an evening of networking and discussion with leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Dashboard Metrics: Tracking Your Organization’s Success
Presented by the Center for Nonprofit Leadership


Learn tools to develop a custom nonprofit dashboard—a visual representation of important information that can be quickly understood, analyzed and utilized to track progress, successes, obstacles and calibrate strategies.

California's Hispanic Heritage: César Chávez & the Grape Boycott

Overton Hall

Constantino Lopez from the Languages and Cultures Department will talk about the social, political, and economic role that the César Chávez Grape Boycott played in California.

World War I and America

Lundring Events Center

World War I and America is a two-year national Library of America initiative bringing together the voices of veterans, families and others to explore the relevance of the war a century later. Cal Lutheran’s participation includes classroom oral histories from the families of World War I veterans, public readings and discussions, and a public lecture by World War I expert Michael Birdwell.

Foundation Prospect Research
Presented by the Center for Nonprofit Leadership

Thousand Oaks Grant Brimhall Library

This workshop will utilize Foundation Directory Online Professional, a searchable database of foundations and corporate giving programs. Attendees will learn to research a prospect’s funding guidelines and priorities, search for specific types of grants and determine what and how much to ask for.

Martin Luther and Judaism
The Rev. R. Guy Erwin

Lundring Events Center

In working to foster respect and dialogue between people of many religious traditions, what should we do with the knowledge that, late in life, the reformer Martin Luther urged rulers to destroy synagogues, burn books and deny safe passage to Jews?

Thousand Oaks Reads, One City One Book
Cal Lutheran Faculty Panel Discussion

Lundring Events Center

Cal Lutheran faculty members discuss the diverse themes of the Thousand Oaks Library’s One City One Book selection, News of the World by Paulette Jiles.