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.
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."
April 12, 2003
Graphic designer April Greiman will discuss her work at a free lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Woodbury University. Greiman's work encompasses environmental, motion and inter- active design. She has received the medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Chrysler Award for Innovation. The lecture begins Woodbury's annual exhibition of outstanding student graphic-arts work, including drawings, illustrations, graphics, package designs, digital images, advertisements and multi-media presentations.
December 1, 1999
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Former Ivy League administrator Heemanshu M. Bhagat has been appointed vice president for student affairs at Woodbury University. Bhagat, who took office in early October, returned to school administration after completing his doctorate in higher education from the University of Toledo in Ohio, school officials said. He will oversee all aspects of student life at the university including career services, student activities, health services, new student orientation and campus safety.
June 15, 2002
MEETING AT 6:30 P.M. TUESDAY CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER -- 275 E. OLIVE AVE. Major items to be considered: Airport Authority commissioner report. Adoption of the fiscal year 2002-03 budget, citywide fee schedule and appropriations limit. Review of city's conflict of interest code. Approving memo of understanding between the city and Firefighters Local No. 778, and amending the budget. Revising the classification of Police Officer CTC No. 0651.