Vanguard University 1999 alumnus Olivia Klaus ’99 is recognized by the Pixel Project as one of 16 female role models who are transforming personal plan into positive action. Her film, Sin by Silence, has been spotlighted as a major contributor to the ongoing fight against violence against women. Claus is making a significant impact in the film industry by shedding light on violence against women.
Vanguard University graduate Kristina Kuzmic ‘01 has gone from everyday mom to celebrity practically overnight, thanks to becoming a finalist on the newest show of the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). Oprah’s Your Own Show premieres Friday, January 7, 2011, 9/8c on OWN, and features everyday people like Kuzmic, who have the personality and vigor to have made it into this select group of finalists.
On Friday, December 10, at 7:00p.m., the United Nations Association Pasadena/Foothills chapters are hosting their 3rd annual International Human Rights Day celebration. The celebration will take place at the auditorium at Pasadena High School. This event is open to the public.
On Monday, November 22 at 6:30pm, Vanguard University is holding a free screening, open to the community, of Little Town of Bethlehem at the Newport Mesa Center. This groundbreaking documentary shares the compelling story of three men—a Palestinian Muslim, a Palestinian Christian and an Israeli Jew—who are born into a cycle of hate but are determined to risk everything to bring an end to violence in their lifetime.
Vanguard University’s new student orientation team, better known to students as Frontline, has hired two new student directors: junior Jon Krapivkin and sophomore Ashley Armendariz. Krapivkin and Armendariz will replace this past year’s outstanding directors, Jake Dacy and Sarah Rock.