Students learn internship protocol

The “Last-Minute Workshop” on Sept. 9 regarding internship information was not only a wrap-up of what several other workshops had already stated, but Assistant Director of Career Services Liz Jorden packed details into the hour-long seminar to sate a handful of experience-hungry students. “The internships provided are- arguably the most important work experience you can […]

“Pursuit” of a new Publication

A new publication will hit the stands at California Baptist University soon, joining the other established award-wining publications. “Pursuit Magazine”, the first new publication introduced to the student body in more than 50 years, was founded under the advisement of Mary Ann Pearson, assistant professor of communications and education and Sandra Romo, lecturer for journalism […]

Faculty Retreat Focuses on Diversity

Age, gender and race are common characteristics of diversity. At California Baptist University, faculty attended a retreat where they learned about student statistics and how to prepare meeting the needs of the diverse student population. The two-day retreat started Aug. 24 and included several tracks that strategically covered aspects of diversity as it related to […]

New plans for parking

Parking at California Baptist University has changed this year due to an increase in enrollment. “The present situation includes both temporary and permanent locations. I would stress however that much of what has been created is temporary,” Mark Wyatt, vice president of marketing and communication, said. With quite an influx of new students coming into […]

Flag football kicks off

The rosters are turned in, the lines on the front lawn are painted and the referees are hired. Flag football season is ready to begin. This year, the intramural sport that already boasts more participation than any other at California Baptist University is set to have a record number of teams. There will be 14 […]

Yeager legacy lives on

Ernest Eugene “Gene” Yeager, a major donor of California Baptist University and icon in the construction industry, passed away on Sunday Sept. 5, 2010 in Palm Desert after a courageous battle with cancer. “Gene was a beloved family member, committed Christian, generous, can-do person, optimist and joy-filled spirit,” CBU President Ronald Ellis said. A private […]

Almost open for business

The long awaited debut of a new eating area on campus is near. Brisco’s Village Cafe, which was supposed to open shortly before the start of the fall semester, will now open a few weeks subsequent to its original date. California Baptist University is aiming for the second week in September, though an official date […]

Parking going green?

California Baptist University administration developed a creative solution for parking this school year. Four new parking lots with 290 spots were opened on sections of grass throughout campus. Campus Drive also received 30 parking stalls on what was the outer south-bound lane. In the past 5 years, enrollment has increased by 41 percent from 2905 […]

OPS, division expansion

First came eight tracks, then cassettes, CDs and now MP3s. The music stays the same but the medium changes. David Poole, vice president for Online and Professional Studies used this example to show California Baptist University undertaking for the OPS division which is under his leadership. OPS is a new division at CBU which provides […]

Catalog Changes

California Baptist University students can choose from three new majors this fall. After several years of offering a Film Studies Minor, the Department of Modern Languages and Literature has added a Film Studies major. The major offers three concentrations: film analysis, screen writing and film production. “Film studies majors learn to read and write effectively […]