Director debuts with Kingsmen festival

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will kick off its 22nd year with its first staging of “The Two Noble Kinsmen” under the direction of a newcomer to the festival who has nearly 40 years of experience.

KCLU journalist wins 4th national award

KCLU Radio News Director Lance Orozco received his fourth national award for excellence in journalism on Friday.

Shakespeare camp adds improv workshop

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company Summer Theatre Camp will offer a new twist in its 33rd year — an Improv workshop that provides an alternative to the scripted works of the Bard.

Cal Lutheran hosts free mariachi concert

California Lutheran University is presenting a free mariachi concert from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 24, to mark the launch of programs dedicated to the Mexican musical genre.

5 valedictorians in Cal Lutheran grad class

Five members of California Lutheran University’s Class of 2018 have been named valedictorians.

Refugee receives Cal Lutheran scholarship

A Syrian refugee will begin attending California Lutheran University in the fall as the first recipient of a scholarship started through the efforts of an alumna.

Alumnus receives top-tier Fulbright grant

Erik Fruth of Camarillo has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Study/Research Award, becoming the first California Lutheran University applicant to receive the program’s most competitive student fellowship.

Ceremony highlights 1st-in-family grads

Two first-generation college students will address their fellow graduates — and two others will graduate together as father and son — at California Lutheran University’s 2018 Undergraduate Commencement on Saturday, May 12.

Nearly 500 earning graduate degrees

California Lutheran University will hold its 2018 Graduate Commencement at 10 a.m. Friday, May 11, in William Rolland Stadium.

Faculty retiring with emeritus status

Seven California Lutheran University faculty members with a combined total of more than 200 years of service are retiring with emeritus status. 

Condoleezza Rice to speak at Cal Lutheran

Condoleezza Rice, who served as U.S. secretary of state from 2005 to 2009, will speak about public service and civic engagement on May 4 at California Lutheran University.

Elmer Ramsey memorial service April 28

The memorial service for California Lutheran University music professor emeritus Elmer Ramsey will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in Samuelson Chapel on the Thousand Oaks campus.

Computer science students present work

Students in the rapidly growing major of computer science will present their work in artificial intelligence, robotics and databases on April 27 at the Science Showcase during California Lutheran University’s annual Festival of Scholars.

Drought documentary to be screened

A documentary on California’s historic drought produced by a California Lutheran University professor and his students will be screened on April 18 as part of Thousand Oaks’ Arbor/Earth Month celebration.

Scandinavian Festival slated April 21-22

The largest Nordic festival in Southern California will return to California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks on April 21 and 22.

'Hansel and Gretel' opera opens April 19

California Lutheran University music, theater and education majors and La Reina Middle School students are joining forces in April to present an operatic “Hansel and Gretel” and to teach elementary and middle school students to appreciate it.

Cal Lutheran cited as higher ed innovator

California Lutheran University is featured in a just-released report on independent colleges that have implemented meaningful change.

'Retrofuturism' exhibit merges old, new

Graduating multimedia majors at California Lutheran University are presenting an exhibit that looks at the future through the eyes of the past. 

Cal Lutheran offering hospitality degree

California Lutheran University will offer a bachelor’s degree in hospitality and tourism management, the only one available from a private institution in Southern California, starting in the fall semester.

Exhibiting painter presents workshop, film

An artist who was raised Jewish in predominantly Hindu and Muslim India and educated in Catholic and Zoroastrian schools will share her art, lead a painting workshop and show a documentary on her life at California Lutheran University.

Conejo Valley maestro Elmer Ramsey dies

After spending more than half a century bringing concerts to the Conejo Valley and guiding generations of musicians, Elmer Ramsey died at his Thousand Oaks home Friday following a short illness.

Cal Lutheran to break ground for building

The public is invited to the groundbreaking for California Lutheran University’s $30 million science center at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23.

Local teacher to be honored at conference

A Conejo Valley teacher will be honored Saturday when educators from throughout Southern California come together to share the best practices in professional development schools.

Cal Lutheran teaching new class inside jail

A California Lutheran University professor is teaching the first college class inside a Ventura County jail for both incarcerated and traditional students. 

Entrepreneurship center gets $300,000

A Camarillo couple’s foundation has made a $300,000 donation to California Lutheran University’s Center for Entrepreneurship to expand opportunities for students at the college and throughout Ventura County.


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