Entries by Holly Clinard

Vanguard University celebrates scholars during sold out performance at Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Vanguard University’s department of music performed their 19th annual Christmas Fantasia concert at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Tuesday, December 9, 2015. The festival of sacred and popular Christmas music was performed for a sold-out audience of over 1,600 Orange County concertgoers, all poised to share in the spirit of the season. Nearly 200 students […]

Vanguard University Receives $2.57 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant to Expand Opportunities for Hispanic and Low-income Students

Vanguard University’s efforts to celebrate racial and ethnic differences in community life are accelerating, thanks to an infusion of funding from the U.S. Department of Education. As part of a more than $51 million federal grant for 96 Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), Vanguard has received a five-year $2.57 million grant to strengthen and expand educational opportunities […]

Former Vanguard catcher and coach trades glove for pen as author of novel

The Orange County Register By Richard Dunn, contributing columnist, Orange County Register Former switch-hitting catcher Matt Dahlgren enjoyed a fine collegiate baseball career at NAIA Southern California College – now Vanguard University – and even coached at the private Christian school in Costa Mesa for a year when female pitcher Ila Borders was making headlines. […]

Vanguard University Awards Ralph Carmichael Scholarship at Annual Segerstrom Hall Christmas Concerts

“Christmas Fantasia,” Vanguard University’s annual festival of sacred and popular Christmas music, will be performed December 4 and 8 at two Orange County venues. The concert, presented by Farmers & Merchants Bank, will feature nearly 200 students from the University’s award-winning choirs and instrumental ensembles, and award two students with the prestigious Ralph Carmichael Scholarship […]

Documentary Film on “Coaches’ Wives” directed by Vanguard University professor, and to be Screened Across the U.S.

Public screenings of the new documentary, Coaches’ Wives, will continue a nationwide tour this fall, with an online release of the feature-length film in January 2016. The film chronicles the unsung heroes of sports, the wives of coaches, and the joys and struggles of being married to a coach. A local screening was held at […]

Vanguard University Opens Landmark Scott Academic Center For Students And Community

Vanguard University unveiled a dramatically expanded and remodeled Scott Academic Center on Saturday, October 3, to nearly 600 community members, civic leaders, administrators, students and others keen on advancing the history of this 95-year-old university – the first four-year college opened in Orange County. The expansion will allow for Vanguard to increase classroom capacity by […]

Association of California Nurse Leaders Announces President-Elect, Dr. Mary Wickman, Vanguard University Director of Nursing

Costa Mesa, CA, September 18, 2015 – The prestigious Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL) professional nursing organization announced last week their new president-elect, Dr. Mary Wickman. The term is to begin in February 2016, and Dr. Wickman will serve as president-elect for the 2016-17 term, as president in 2017-18, and retain membership on the ACNL […]

Department of Theatre Arts Announces Orange County Premier in New 2015-16 Season

The Vanguard University department of theatre arts announces its 2015-16 season. The following five mainstage productions will be presented in Vanguard University’s Lyceum Theater: A musical revue, The Beat Goes On Life Without Parole, a contemporary drama A new Christmas musical, Christmas is Here Again A romantic drama production, The Winter’s Tale The musical comedy, The Addams Family The […]