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Jazzy Colbert in front of her jewelry display

Being Jazzy

After completing a unique interdisciplinary degree, Jazzy Colbert is ready to launch into a creative career aimed at helping those living with OCD — starting with her new book.

How Sweep It Is

Cal Lutheran men’s volleyball team won the 2024 NCAA Division III National Championship on Sunday, April 28, in Dubuque, Iowa.

Student Scientists Leading the Way

Alina Tong’s path to the recognition she is receiving now as a young biosciences scholar here at Cal Lutheran started in elementary school — with gum.

A Lasting Legacy

After a historic regular season, the Regals (19-1-6) defeated No. 2-ranked Washington University (17-2-4) 1-0.

Jacqueline Lyons

Spotlight: Love of language

It hurts to be haunted when no one can notice.from the poem “Lost, I Linger” by Cal Lutheran senior Jazzy Colbert, featured in the 2023 edition of Morning Glory All artists, no matter the medium, want people to notice...

Josh McCall

Vocations: Reaching for the stars

As a fourth grader visiting the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Joshua McCall ’22 enjoyed it so much he didn’t want to leave. Now, his love of space is fulfilled with a permanent place at NASA:...

Lori Varlotta

Following the call to help students find their purpose

Throughout this edition, you will read stories about students, staff, faculty and alumni who are living a life of calling and purpose. Such stories illustrate what institutions like ours aim to do: “educate young adults...

Inspiring women, girls with an epic accomplishment

Kelsey Myers ’08 has completed her world record attempt at being the first woman to complete the equivalent of six triathlons on six continents in six days. After her first Olympic-distance triathlon in Rio de Janeiro...

News Highlights

Center for Nonprofit Leadership raises $1.5 million for training Rod Gilbert The Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Cal Lutheran successfully raised more than $1.5 million, reaching that goal in one year with the...

Sports Highlights

Howard Davis named director of athletics After seven months as interim director of athletics at Cal Lutheran, Howard Davis, EdD ’18, is now the permanent head of the school’s 22-varsity-sport program. “I could not be...

Cameron Fetter in hiking gear standing in front of a snow capped mountain in Alaska (Katmai National Park)

TikTok-ing his way to opportunity

Geosciences major Cameron Fetter is finding opportunities beyond the classroom through his successful, science-based TikTok channel.

Isabelle Valdez ’23

Master of Her Future

From intern to employee, Isabelle Valdez used Cal Lutheran's MS in Management program to launch her business career after studying history as an undergrad.

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News Highlights

A brief rundown of news updates on campus retirements, Cares Day, teaching spotlight, and new hires.

Looking to the future with new projects and programs

Greetings from Thousand Oaks, where colleagues and I have spent the majority of the summer hosting a series of leadership briefings to prioritize the proposed projects and programs that emerged from last year’s...

Q&A: The future of music

Michael Hart aims to prepare students to adapt their skills for future careers.

Setting the Stage

Cal Lutheran’s Theatre Arts and Dance program gives students a personal, well-rounded experience.