Entries by Shree Carter

Post Inauguration Information

Thank you for joining with us in celebrating the inauguration of our 10th president, Dr. Michael J. Beals.   Many have inquired regarding the availability of videos and photos from the presidential inauguration events.   Videos and photos taken at the events are now available and can be found on the university’s post inauguration website.  For […]

Campus Update January 2013

Mid-January, the campus fills with students after a good break, ready to engage in Vanguard life again! We also gain new students each spring and our Spring Welcome Weekend, January 10th-13th, is Vanguard’s way of introducing incoming students to Vanguard’s numerous resources and the campus community.  Welcome, new students!  I pray this weekend will be […]

Campus Update December 2012

The Vanguard community is at work in so many critical issues at home in southern California and abroad!  My heart swells when I think of all the ways God is using Vanguard to work with Him in the world! Vanguard’s women’s soccer program won their first-ever Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) championship title by going […]

Campus Update November 2012

Amber, cherry red and coffee colored leaves line campus walkways!  We are reminded by nature that the world swiftly changes but history reminds us that God orchestrates all of life’s seasons toward new life.  This November we have great things to look forward to. I hope you will join me for our annual Christmas Fantasia […]

Campus Update October 2012

It is a pleasure to provide an update as we are starting our 2012-2013 academic year.  We began this year with the good news that we were again ranked among the Best Colleges in the West by US News and World Report.  We were ranked #10 for best regional colleges in the west.  We were […]

Campus Update September 2012

What a joy to launch a new academic year with a record enrollment and a number of significant campus improvements. We started off with our annual Welcome Week led by Vanguard’s Frontline – 50 student leaders who our new students. It’s our special way for new students to feel part of the Vanguard community and […]

Memorial Service for Cliff Taylor

Dear Vanguard Community, I want to let you know that my father, Cliff, passed away peacefully Monday, April 2, 2012 at 10:30am.  My mother, Betty, and I were with him along with my father’s very dear friend Marlin.  Dad began failing last week and Saturday evening we took him to the emergency room at St. […]

Campus Update April 2012

Each spring, the Vanguard community hosts a variety of different events on campus and I am excited to share some of them with you. It’s wonderful to see the work God performs through the students, staff and faculty at Vanguard. Vanguard was recently recognized in the Top 10 Schools for Online Early Childhood Education Degrees […]

God’s great artistic and redemptive project

Last summer, my daughter Brianne and I took a 5000 mile road trip: Grand Canyon, Santa Fe, Hannibal, Missouri (for the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain’s passing), Chicago…and back again. The visit to the Grand Canyon set the stage for the rest of the trip. You’ve probably been there. Bri and I began our visit […]