Lynn Walker ’11 makes OC Weekly’s ‘BEST OF’ list

Vanguard University alum Lynn Walker ’11 made OC Weekly’s October ‘BEST OF OC’ issue for Best College Player. Walker’s outstanding story as a student in VU’s School for Professional Studies program, an athlete on the women’s tennis team, and overcoming all odds in a battle with cancer is nothing short of inspirational.

Read more on OC Weekly’s ‘BEST OF OC’ list on their website.

VU alum’s film to premiere on Investigation Discovery channel

Vanguard University alumna Olivia Klaus ’99 and her film, Sin by Silence, will premiere on the Investigation Discovery channel on October 17th at 8PM E/P.

“We are proud to bring this powerful documentary to television, to share with audiences the harrowing stories of these women behind bars,” said Henry Schleiff, president of Investigation Discovery. “Instead of fighting a system that does not fully comprehend the complexities of abuse, the women of CWAA chose to fight to change laws for battered women nationwide. Through the premiere of this documentary, we hope to extend their message and champion their crusade to stop the cycle of violence.”

Klaus was recently recognized by the Pixel Project as one of the top 16 influential leaders in the movement to end violence against women. Sin by Silence, has been spotlighted as a major contributor to the ongoing fight against violence against women. Klaus is making a significant impact in the film industry by shedding light on violence against women.

To watch the trailer for ‘Sin by Silence’, click here. To see a clip for Klaus’ recent Discovery press event in Washington DC, click here. For more details on the premiere of Sin by Silence on Discovery ID, click here.

Bing features Krochet Kids, non-profit company founded by Vanguard alums

Vanguard University alums Stewart Ramsey ’08 and Travis Hartanov ’04-’06 are the co-founders of Krochet Kids International, a non-profit organization that employs women in Uganda and Peru to create crocheted hats and accessories. Recently, Krochet Kids International was featured in the Bing Originals series on television and online. Watch how these Vanguard University graduates have set out on a mission to change the world, one hat at a time.