September 25, 2002
degree program Molly Shore Woodbury University has entered into an educational partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department that allows both sworn officers and professional staff to earn a bachelor's degree in the school's organizational leadership program. In addition to the 16,000 employees of the sheriff's department, the program is open to the more than 90,000 people working for the county of Los Angeles. The new degree program emphasizes conflict resolution, communication, leadership, socio-economics and management.
October 28, 2012
Just months after Luis Calingo stepped into his new role as Woodbury University's president, he is reshaping the school's vision while leading a new campus-wide conversation. “We need to draft a new strategic plan for the university,” Calingo said. “Woodbury University is the only university that 'blank.' That is really what we're trying to answer.” His most recent role was as executive vice president and chief academic officer for Dominican University in San Rafael, a four-year private Catholic college.
January 19, 2008
Construction projects and fundraising efforts for a $27-million expansion at Woodbury University are expected to be completed in the next two months. Through a more than two-year campaign, staffers in the university’s advancement office have raised roughly $26 million for the construction of two new buildings on campus. In August 2006, construction began on new school of architecture and school of business buildings as well as a 350-space parking lot on the campus’ upper level.
February 6, 2014
Felony charges were filed Thursday against a 22-year-old Burbank man suspected of stabbing a Sunland man last month . Eric Wang was charged with one count of attempted murder using a knife and another count of assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. Wang was arrested after police discovered the victim - identified in the felony complaint as Anthony Savage - on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of West Alameda Avenue with severe injuries on the evening of Jan. 25. Wang was released two days later after posting $500,000 bail.
March 16, 2002
Maya Kukes BURBANK -- A decorated veteran of three wars and best selling author will speak Sunday at Woodbury University. Col. David Hackworth will discuss his career and receive an honorary degree. Hackworth spent almost 26 years in the Army and more than seven years in combat. The recipient of eight Purple Hearts, Hackworth is a syndicated columnist whose books include "Hazardous Duty," "The Price of Honor," and "About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior."
September 24, 2008
University to honor OC philanthropist Woodbury University will host a reception in honor of Orange County philanthropist and businessman Henry Segerstrom on Sunday. Segerstrom will receive the annual Julius Shulman Award. The award honors those who understand the essentials of objective and qualitative communication. Segerstrom is the founding chairman of the Orange County Performing Arts Center. He has contributed to his community through gifts of land and funds, as well as commissions of architecture and environmental sculpture.
April 11, 2001
Karen S. Kim HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Thursday is judgment day for Woodbury University's student designers. Fashion experts will judge more than 200 of the students's 1940s-era fashion designs but only 100 entries will be chosen for Woodbury University's fashion show May 4. The competition also kicks off the university's fashion week, and the public is invited to attend. The week's events include: Monday -- Dress for Success and Casual Fridays, a workshop on fashion for the professional world featuring clothes from Macy's department store, will be held at noon in the quad.
October 14, 2000
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Satirist Stan Freberg will share his humorous take on modern life at Woodbury University. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Burbank university, 7500 Glenoaks Boulevard. An hourlong discussion will begin at 7 p.m. The comedy recording pioneer will also receive the university's Ray Bradbury Creativity Award, named after the acclaimed science fiction author. Freberg has sold millions of comedy records and recently appeared on CBS' "Sunday Morning."