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Recent Press Releases

Cal Lutheran to offer public health minor

California Lutheran University is launching a minor in public health to help fill the growing need for professionals skilled at promoting well-being, particularly in diverse communities. 

Student projects address systemic racism

Three students are spearheading projects to increase awareness of systemic racism in health care, the media and the workplace as recipients of new fellowships launched by California Lutheran University in partnership with community organizations.

Cal Lutheran CERF gives 2020 VC forecast

The 2020 Ventura County Economic Forecast will include in-depth analyses of the region and possible roads to recovery, as well as the effect of the election on California's political landscape.

KCLU wins 2nd national award of 2020

KCLU Radio News Director Lance Orozco picked up his second national award of the year for his coverage of 2019 Ventura County wildfires.

Equity, inclusion drive curriculum changes

Fall semester at California Lutheran University brought curriculum changes that address issues of equity and inclusion and the beginning of additional efforts.

US News: Cal Lutheran 10th best in West

California Lutheran University is among the top 10 regional universities in the West in the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings for the second year in a row.

Cal Lutheran grad students number 1,220

The pandemic and the temporary move to virtual classes have had no impact on overall interest in California Lutheran University’s graduate programs, with enrollment remaining the same as last year at about 1,225 students at the start of the fall term.

Cal Lutheran welcomes 750 new students

California Lutheran University is welcoming about 750 new undergraduate students as fall semester begins in a mostly virtual format in response to COVID-19.

University adds sports management major

In response to student demand and its proximity to a major market in a multibillion-dollar industry, California Lutheran University will offer a bachelor’s degree in sports management starting in fall.

Students, older adults are Zoom Buddies

A new program is connecting California Lutheran University students and other volunteers with older adults for virtual visits while the COVID-19 pandemic limits social opportunities.

KCLU journalist wins 6th national award

KCLU Radio News Director Lance Orozco has received his sixth national award for excellence in journalism.

University summer enrollment jumps 33%

The switch to an all-virtual format for California Lutheran University’s traditional undergraduate summer classes has resulted in record enrollment at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic upended students’ plans.

Virtual Kingsmen camp adds adult classes

When COVID-19 prompted the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company to cancel its 2020 festival on the California Lutheran University campus, the professional troupe moved its 35-year-old summer workshops to the virtual world and expanded the target audience to include preschoolers and adults.

COVID prompts Compassionate AP Credit

In a policy believed to be the first in the nation, California Lutheran University is giving all students who took Advanced Placement classes and registered for exams in spring 2020 the maximum credit, regardless of scores or test completion, to account for COVID-19-related challenges.

8th president of Cal Lutheran selected

Lori E. Varlotta, the president of Hiram College in Ohio, will become the eighth president of California Lutheran University on Sept. 1.

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