Entries by Mel Smith

Class of 2014 Reached Finish Line on May 9

Finally at the finish line, Vanguard University’s Class of 2014 crossed the stage and became official VU alumni on May 9 at Commencement. Accomplishing the race toward graduation, students from Vanguard’s undergraduate, graduate and professional studies programs walked across the Mariners church stage and received their diplomas. Along with the more than 500 graduates, the […]

Students Find Relief from Finals at Midday Retreat

Amongst the madness of finals week, Vanguard University hosted a “Finals Retreat” on May 5 at the campus mall and in the Cove for students to pause, take a breath and jump back into their studies refreshed. Starting at 11 a.m., the retreat featured 10-minute massages, therapy dogs, relaxation exercise sessions and snacks. The event […]

Legally Blonde Musical Packed with People and Laughs

A whirlwind of pink blew across the Lyceum Theater stage on April 11-26 for Vanguard University’s Department of Theatre Arts production of Legally Blonde the Musical. With a packed house almost every night and the chance to make new friends, the musical was a huge success, actor and dancer Kara Kenney said. The musical lined […]

Vanguard University Receives 2014 Best of Costa Mesa Award

Costa Mesa, CA, May 1, 2014 – Vanguard University has been selected for the 2014 Best of Costa Mesa Award in the College category by the Costa Mesa Award Program. Each year, the Costa Mesa Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These […]