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Recent Press Releases

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.

'Colored Museum' director in original cast

A Thousand Oaks woman who appeared in the original 1986 production of “The Colored Museum” is directing the play at California Lutheran University.

Santa Maria Ed.D. program to start in June

California Lutheran University will offer a doctorate outside of Ventura County for the first time with the June launch of the Educational Leadership Program in Santa Maria.

Direct Relief CEO to discuss charity work

The president and CEO of Direct Relief will discuss the international humanitarian medical aid group’s work, including its response to recent local disasters, at the California Lutheran University Corporate Leaders Breakfast in Santa Barbara on Thursday, Feb. 1.

Cal Lutheran CERF to present VC forecast

The California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting will share its once-a-year Ventura County forecast during a seminar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Serra Center.

Event connects students, business leaders

Four California Lutheran University alumni who graduated between one and four decades ago will share their success stories at an event that helps students connect with business leaders.

Cal Lutheran launches building campaign

California Lutheran University has raised $20.8 million toward the $30 million it needs to build a new state-of-the-art science building and is now launching the public phase of the campaign to bring in the final dollars. 

Muslim college buys seminary campus

The hilltop property where a Lutheran seminary stood for 65 years before moving downtown will now house a Muslim college.

Cal Lutheran receives $195,000 NSF grant

The National Science Foundation awarded two members of the California Lutheran University faculty a $195,000 grant to work with undergraduate students to research proteins that enable pathogenic bacteria to thrive.