Vanguard University President Dr. Carol Taylor Wins Orange County Business Journal`s Women in Business Award

Vanguard University is proud to announce that the Orange County Business Journal has honored Dr. Carol Taylor with the 2011 Women in Business Award. The winner was announced May 25 at the OCBJ Luncheon and Awards Program at the Hyatt Regency Irvine.

This is the seventeenth annual Women in Business Awards ceremony and over 160 nominees. Five are chosen as the top women in business with Dr. Taylor earning the first award.

The Women in Business Awards Program is designed to recognize Orange County women who have made impactful contributions to their professions as well as within their communities. Their tenacity and drive have established, nurtured, guided and transformed countless successful businesses. Women are influential members of the OC business community, whether in the corporate, entrepreneurial or not-for-profit sector. With 93,406 women-owned businesses in 2007, Orange County ranked 6th among counties nationwide according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners.

About Vanguard University

Vanguard University ( is a private, Christian, comprehensive university of liberal arts and professional studies, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). U.S. News & World Report has ranked Vanguard # 9 among the best baccalaureate colleges in the west in their 2010 rankings of colleges and universities.  The Princeton Review named VU a 2010 “Best Western College.”