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Topic: Education & Teaching

Amanda ElBassiouny thrives alongside her students as they explore the things that first drew her to study psychology. Photo: Erik Hagen

Love of learning

Nearly four years after joining the Cal Lutheran faculty as an assistant professor of psychology, Amanda ElBassiouny, PhD, likes to joke that she’s a senior.

Helen Ahn Lim of Simi Valley received the 2022 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence during Honors Convocation. Photo: Brian Stethem

Top Cal Lutheran teaching honor awarded

Helen Ahn Lim of Simi Valley received the 2022 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence during Honors Convocation. Photo: Brian Stethem (THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — May 3, 2022) A criminology and criminal justice professor...

Erica Rivera of Santa Barbara will speak on behalf of those earning graduate degrees.

Graduate, Professionals ceremony slated

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — April 28, 2022) California Lutheran University will hold its 2022 Graduate and Professionals Commencement at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14. It will take place in William Rolland Stadium on the...

Class of 2022 commencement is May 14

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — April 28, 2022) California Lutheran University will hold its 2022 Traditional Undergraduate Commencement at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14. It will take place in William Rolland Stadium on the...

Cal Lutheran alumna and ACFC’s Director of Corporate Partnerships Alex Mallen, second from the left, played a key role in bringing the university and the club together. With her on North Field are Holly Roepke with Cal Lutheran; Austin Hilpert, Marisa Leconte and Angela Hucles Mangano with ACFC; and Matthew Ward with Cal Lutheran. Photo: Tracie Karasik

Angel City FC will train at Cal Lutheran

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — March 8, 2022) Today, Angel City Football Club (ACFC) announced that California Lutheran University will serve as the inaugural training site for the...

In fall 2020, PLTS became a certified Green Justice Seminary and began offering students earning master’s degrees the option to pursue a climate justice concentration. Photo: Brittany App

Seminary starts programs for change agents

(BERKELEY, Calif. — March 2, 2022) California Lutheran University’s Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (PLTS) is offering new programs to prepare religious leaders and laypeople to work for social and environmental...

Anthony Lugo is just the fifth head coach in the program's storied history

Cal Lutheran hires new head football coach

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Feb. 7, 2022) Anthony Lugo has been named head coach of the California Lutheran University football team after being in the interim role this past season. He is just the fifth head coach in the...

Lori E. Varlotta became the eighth president of Cal Lutheran in September 2020 after serving as president of Hiram College in Ohio.

Inauguration of Cal Lutheran president slated

Lori E. Varlotta became the eighth president of Cal Lutheran in September 2020 after serving as president of Hiram College in Ohio. (THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Feb. 3, 2022) Two weeks of events celebrating academics...