Grandparents’ Day 2015 Schedule

Schedule below is tentative and will be updated as events and event times are confirmed. Thank you.

8:00 – 9:00 am: Check-in (In front of Needham Chapel)

Please check in between 8:00-9:00 am and collect information for the day, as well as specialty items. If you are unable to arrive at that time, your student can check in on your behalf. Continental breakfast will be provided.

9:00-9:50 am: Devotions with Justin McIntee (Needham Chapel)

Please join us for a morning devotional as we kick off this special day.

10:00-11:00 am: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind (Needham Chapel)

The Alzheimer Association is back by popular demand. Their standing-room only presentation was praised with rave reviews about the important reminders regarding our health.

11:00-11:30 am: Aging Well Post 50 (Needham Chapel)

Enjoy tips and tricks for aging well offered by Vanguard’s own Kinesiology Department.

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Lunch on Own (VU Cafe or Off Campus)

Enjoy our Cafe: Adults- $8, children (5-10)- $5 (Cash Only) or take your student to their favorite location off-campus (students love to be spoiled).

12:30 – 2:00 pm: Dessert with the President (Needham Courtyard)

We will enjoy a dessert together and have a chance to hear from our beloved President Beals.

2:00 pm: Men’s Baseball vs. Concordia (Baseball Field)

 

2:00 – 4:00 pm: Lewis Wilson Institute (Heath 109)

Our very own Provost Dr. Doretha O’Quinn will be hosting two sessions regarding African American Experience in the Foursquare church. Students will receive chapel credit (1 per session). Session One: 2-3 pm; Refreshment Break: 3-3:15 pm; Session Two: 3:15-4 pm. For more info…

4:00 pm: Giving Thanks to Vanguard Grandparents (TBD)

This is our time to celebrate you! We know that many of our students are able to attend Vanguard due to their grandparents’ support and encouragement and we want a chance to say thanks!

5:00 pm: Dinner on Own (VU Cafe or Off Campus)

Enjoy our Cafe: Adults- $9, children (5-10)- $5 (Cash Only) or take your student to their favorite location off-campus (students love to be spoiled).

8:00 pm: Theatre Department presents Ah, Wilderness! (Lyceum Theatre)

A tender comedy that explores coming of age and young love in Idyllic 1906. Ticket price: $14. Available tickets may be purchase at the door or in advance online. Our theatre department is superb. Don’t miss your chance to see the comedy Ah, Wilderness!

10:30 pm: Ah, Wilderness! Open Forum (Lyceum Theatre)

Consider getting a behind the scenese view of Ah, Wilderness! during this open forum discussion with Director Kevin Slay.

Inside VU 9.17.14

SEPTEMBER 15 – 19

EVENTS AND REMINDERS

ALUMNI INFORMATION
GOSPEL SONG CELEBRATION
Sunday, September 21
4:00pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Questions? Contact Joel Gackle at alumni@vanguard.eduor x 5494
http://gospelsongcelebration.org/
Noel Wilson ‘84 and Faculty Emeritus will direct his annual Gospel Song Celebration with a professional orchestra, Men’s quartet, and various soloists. The Alumni Relations office will host a reception for Alumni after the concert. Tickets are $15.

OUTREACH
MK MENTORS
Questions? Contact Kayli Hillebrand at kayli.hillebrand@vanguard.edu or x5265
Were you an MK? The Outreach Office is looking for faculty/staff that would like to be involved in the MK Ministry on campus. We are looking for mentors and/or open homes for our students to gather in throughout the year.

CHRISTMAS FANTASIA
TICKETS ON SALE!
Monday, September 15
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Questions? Contact Katie Heemstra at fantasia@vanguard.edu or x5441
http://www.vanguard.edu/fantasia/
Kick off your holiday season in style! Enjoy favorite carols and breathtaking masterpieces performed by Vanguard’s 200-member choirs and orchestra in two stunning venues: Segerstrom Center for the Arts [Tuesday, December 2] and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church [Friday, December 5]. Faculty/Staff and students — Redeem your exclusive 20% off discount!

CONSTITUTION DAY
COME CELEBRATE CONSTITUTION DAY WITH VANGUARD UNIVERSITY!
CAMPUS EVENTS
Thursday, September 18
7:00pm
Great Commission Hall
Questions? Contact Kevin Walker at kevin.walker@vanguard.edu or x6427
http://www.vanguard.edu/history/faculty/kevin-walker/
Join us for a Constitution Day Debate: Does the Constitution give rights or expect duties? The VU Forum will be host a debate with Professor Alex Hindman arguing for rights and Professor Kevin Walker arguing for duties.
Chapel credit will be available.

CAMPUS EVENTS
SOCAL WOMEN IN MINISTRY: THE REAL JOURNEY TO MINISTRY
Monday, September 22
10:00am
Forrest Room
Questions? Contact Cheri Walters at cheri_walters@hotmail.com or x6360
A woman church planter, lead pastor, co-pastor, youth/children/staff pastors, & missionary will share about their ministry journeys in an interactive round-table discussion with students. Students will have opportunities for conversations on ministry subjects – male/female working relationships, family & ministry, vocational ministry, etc.

Coffee, chocolate, prizes, and chapel credit offered.

SEMI-ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE
Tuesday, September 30
11:00am
Cove Parking Lot
Questions? Contact Megan Mickelson at megan.mickelsen@vanguard.edu or x5254
Vanguard’s semi-annual blood drive is quickly approaching! All students, faculty, and staff are welcome and encouraged to donate. The mobile blood truck will be in the cove parking lot on September 30th from 11am-4pm. Please see Jordan Baker in the Bridge beginning on Sept 22nd to schedule an appointment.

THEATER
THE BEAT GOES ON – World Premiere
A Musical Revue that journeys through the decades of Rock and Roll
Lyceum Theater Performance Dates: September 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, October 3, 4 at 8:00 pm; September 21, 27, 28, October 4, 5 at 2:00 pm. General: $17; Senior/Child/Group/VU Employees: $14; VU Students: $12.
Purchase tickets at: http://www.vanguardtickets.com Discount tickets for VU students on ALL performances: only $5 cash or check at the door if available

Questions? Contact Bill Hughes at bhughes@vanguard.edu or x6425 http://www.vanguard.edu/theatre/lyceum-theater-season/thebeatgoeson/

 

Inside VU 4.1.14

MARCH 31 – APRIL 4

EVENTS AND REMINDERS

 

ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS
FINAL PAYMENT DEADLINE
Tuesday, April 1
Office of Accounting Operations
Questions? Contact Accounting Operations at
AccountsReceivable@vanguard.edu or x5486
Final payment for the Spring 2014 semester is due April 1st! Please check your MyBill for current account activity. Students with a balance will not be able to participate in commencement activities or enroll in Fall 2014 classes.

 

COMMENCEMENT
GRAD FEST!
Thursday, April 3
9:00am
Veterans Courtyard
Questions? Contact Commencement Information Office at
commencement@vanguard.edu or x5441 http://www.vanguard.edu/commencement/events/grad-fest/
All Class of 2014 Graduates! Join us at Grad Fest to take care of all your graduation needs: purchase and pick up your Regalia, get wristbands to the UG Commencement ceremony, register for childcare (SPS/Graduate Ceremony only), complete disability accommodations forms, take a pic in the photo booth, and more.

 

GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
INFORMATION MEETING
Tuesday April 8
6:00pm
Heath Academic Center

Questions? Contact Wendy White at wendy.white@vanguard.eduor x5408
http://www.vanguard.edu/graduate/graduate-information-meeting/
Discover how a graduate degree in Education, Religion, Psychology or Nursing from Vanguard can help make your dreams a reality.
•Learn about financial aid and the admission process.
•Meet graduate faculty, staff, current students and alumni. 
•Attendees will have their $45 admission application fee waived.
Please RSVP at vanguard.edu/graduate/rsvp


CAMPUS EVENTS
FILE YOUR TAXES ONLINE FOR FREE
Saturday, April 5
9:00am
Online
Questions? Contact Ted Browne at ted.browne@vanguard.edu
http://tinyurl.com/taxhelp2013 File your taxes for FREE courtesy of The United Way and Vanguard’s Enactus class. Available online in an easy-to-understand format, simply click here: http://tinyurl.com/taxhelp2013.

Need help filling out the online forms? Call 888.434.8248 today for an in-person appointment at VUSC’s Technology Center on Saturday 4/5 (9AM – 2PM).

 

HEALTH FAIR
Thursday, April 10
2:00pm
Veterans Courtyard
Questions? Contact Dale Campbell at dale.campbell@vanguard.edu
or x6463
Booths, snacks, and raffle prizes for those who attend.Everyone is welcome!

 

WRITING CENTER
WRITING CENTER SURVEY
Thursday, April 3
9:00am
Veterans Courtyard
Questions? Contact
Dr. Karen Lee at writingcenter@vanguard.edu
or x4774 http://www.vanguard.edu/services/writing-center

The Writing Center is open through Finals Week of the spring semester! Make an appointment with us. If you haven’t already, please fill out a short survey, too! We’d love to hear your feedback. Click here:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DS62FF6 Responses are confidential & used only for data-gathering purposes.

ON-LINE GRAD /SPS WRITING CONSULTANTS

Questions? Contact Dr. Karen Lee at gpswritingcenter@vanguard.eduor x4774 http://www.vanguard.edu/services/writing-center

Friendly reminder: On-line Graduate / SPS Writing Consultants available through Finals Week! Please e-mail your writing projects to gpswritingcenter@vanguard.edu. We aim for a 72-hour turnaround. NOTE: This service is for Graduate / SPS students ONLY. Traditional UG students will continue to make face-to-face & e-appointments via Heath 214. 

 

THEATER

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL

A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL that reinterprets the Law of Love

Lyceum Theater Performance Dates: April 11, 12, 17, 19, 24, 25, 26 at 8:00 pm; April 13 at 7:00 pm; April 12, 13, 19, 26 at 2:00 pm. General: $14; Senior/Group/VU Employees: $14; VU Students: $12.

Purchase tickets at: http://www.vanguardtickets.com

Discount tickets for VU students on ALL performances: only $5 cash or check at the door if available 

Questions? Contact Bill Hughes at bhughes@vanguard.edu or x6425 http://www.vanguard.edu/theatre/lyceum-theater-season/legally-blonde/

CHAPEL
SCHEDULE
Tuesday, April 1 9:30am Bryan Rouanzoin
Wednesday, April 2 10:00am President Mike Beals
Thursday, April 3 9:00pm Late Night – Rev. Alexia Salvatierra
http://www.vanguard.edu/studentlife/chapel-calendar/

Inside VU 3.3.14

MARCH 3 – 7

EVENTS AND REMINDERS

 

FACULTY/STAFF INFORMATION

VANGUARD MAGAZINE CLASS NOTES – VU FACULTY/STAFF & ALUMNI:

Friday, March 7

Questions? Contact Lauren Riddle at alumni@vanguard.edu or x5464
https://www.vanguard.edu/vuac/members/submit-class-note/
We want to hear from you! What has your family been up to? What has God been doing in your life? The deadline to submit a Class Note and be featured in the upcoming magazine is March 7. Please include your class year and feel free to attach a photo!

 

REGISTRAR

REMINDER – LAST DAY TO DROP W/O ACADEMIC PENALTY

Friday, March 7

5:00pm
Registrar’s Office

Questions? Contact Kayla Holtz at records@vanguard.edu or x5200

March 7, 2014 (Friday) is the last day students can drop a course without academic penalty. There are no automatic drops so it is in your best interest to check your schedule on MyVu and make sure you are attending all the classes you are registered for.

 

ACCOUNTING

CAMPUS CASH

Cashier Office

Questions? Contact Joanna Takegami at joanna.takegami@vanguard.edu or x6676

Campus Cash is now accepted at the Bookstore, Mailroom, and IT (bike rentals)!  You can add Campus Cash to your ID card by bringing cash or check ($10 minimum) to the Cashier Office. 

 

CAREER SERVICES

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR

Thursday, March 6

10:30am

Heath Lawn

Questions? Contact Niki Toro at careerservices@vanguard.edu or x6476
http://www.vanguard.edu/career/events/job_internship_fair/
Looking for job? Need to gain work experience? Employers from various industries will be on campus to recruit Vanguard students for full and part-time employment and internships.

TELL YOUR FRIENDS…ALL STUDENTS AND ALUMNI ARE WELCOME!

 

GLOBAL CENTER FOR WOMEN & JUSTICE
ENSURE JUSTICE CONFERENCE
Friday, March 7
1:00pm
Newport Mesa Church
Questions? Contact Alexis Miller at alexis.miller@vanguard.edu or x6360
http://www.vanguard.edu/gcwj/2014-ensure-justice-conference/
Ensure Justice Conference is on March 7-8. Register today to join and learn about Global Child Trafficking, focusing on factors that play a role in girls’ increased vulnerability to be sold into slavery. Registration is still open! Students can take the conference for 1 unit or $45.

 

CAMPUS EVENT

PREMIERE SCREENING OF “ALL SUMMER LONG” PILOT – A REALITY TELEVISION SHOW FROM VU ALUM ED PORTILLO!

Friday, March 7

2:00pm
Heath 109

Questions? Contact Naomi Kasa at nkasa@vanguard.edu or x6337

The Vanguard Communication Department and Theatre Department are proud to present a premiere screening of the pilot episode of the reality television series ‘All Summer Long.’ See the pilot before the series launches on JUCE (formerly JCTV) and Parables TV. A Q&A with series creator Ed Portillo will follow.

 

ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY
NEPAL STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM
Monday, May 12 – Friday, May 30

Social Science Office

Questions? Contact James Huff at jhuff@vanguard.edu or x6432
The Department of Anthropology and Sociology is offering an exciting study abroad program to Nepal this summer (May 12-30). The course, Applied Anthropology and Human Trafficking, will be offered in partnership with Global Family Care Network. See Cheryl Jensen or James Huff in the Social Science Office for more information.

 

THEATER
CALLING ALL CANINES!! (tan Chihuahuas, that is)
We need a tan Chihuahua to play the part of Elle Woods dog, Bruiser, in our upcoming production of Legally Blonde the Musical!!
Performance dates and general information about the show: http://www.vanguard.edu/theatre/lyceum-theater-season/legally-blonde/

Additional rehearsal dates would include Thursday, March 27 and dress rehearsals April 7 through 10 from 6:30 to 10:30 pm. 

OEDIPUS REX
A CLASSIC DRAMA that timelessly spreads great storytelling across the millennia

Lyceum Theater Performance Dates: March 1, 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 pm; March 2, 8, 9 at 2:00 pm General: $14; Senior/Child/VU Employees: $12; VU Students: $10 Purchase tickets at: http://www.vanguardtickets.com

Discount tickets for VU students on ALL performances: only $5 cash or check at the door if available

Questions? Contact Bill Hughes at bhughes@vanguard.edu or x6425 http://www.vanguard.edu/theatre/lyceum-theater-season/oedipus-rex/ 

 

CHAPEL

SCHEDULE

Thursday, March 6 9:30am David Myers – Director, Center of Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships

 http://www.vanguard.edu/studentlife/chapel-calendar/

 

Inside VU 2.24.14

FEBRUARY 24 – 28

EVENTS AND REMINDERS

  

FINANCIAL AID

FILE YOUR FAFSA BY MARCH 2ND!

Sunday, March 2

Financial Aid Office

Questions? Contact Financial Aid Office at financialaid@vanguard.edu  or x5490

File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov Vanguard’s school code is 001293.

 

EDUCATION

TEACHER INTEREST MEETING

Monday, March 3

10:00am
Liberal Studies Office, Scott 117

Questions? Contact Jan Martin at Jan.Martin@Vanguard.edu or x6134

This meeting is for Single Subject Majors who have an interest in teaching. This is an informal meeting. The Liberal Studies office is located on the first floor of the Scott building, #117.

 

MUSIC

ORCHESTRA SPRING CONCERT

Monday, March 3

7:00pm
Newport Mesa

Questions? Contact Mildred Yi at mildred.yi@vanguard.edu or x6419
http://www.vanguard.edu/music
Vanguard University Orchestra Spring Concert
Mildred Yi, Conductor

Featured Works:
Mario Manuelvo-Tesdesco, Guitar Concerto in D Major: Samuel Hines, Soloist, VU Concerto Winner
Briana Harley Adams, Germ: VU Student Composer Commission Recipient
Vaughn Williams, Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1 in E minor
Stravinsky, Berceuse and Finale from Firebird Suite

 

CAREER SERVICES

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR

Thursday, March 6

10:30am

Heath Lawn

Questions? Contact Niki Toro at careerservices@vanguard.edu or x6476
http://www.vanguard.edu/career/events/job_internship_fair/
Looking for job? Need to gain work experience? Employers from various industries will be on campus to recruit Vanguard students for full and part-time employment and internships.

TELL YOUR FRIENDS…ALL STUDENTS AND ALUMNI ARE WELCOME!

 

GLOBAL CENTER FOR WOMEN & JUSTICE
ENSURE JUSTICE CONFERENCE
Friday, March 7
1:00pm
Newport Mesa Church
Questions? Contact Alexis Miller at alexis.miller@vanguard.edu or x6360
http://www.vanguard.edu/gcwj/2014-ensure-justice-conference/
Ensure Justice Conference is on March 7-8. Register today to join and learn about Global Child Trafficking, focusing on factors that play a role in girls’ increased vulnerability to be sold into slavery. Registration is still open! Students can take the conference for 1 unit or $45.

 

ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY
NEPAL STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM
Monday, May 12 – Friday, May 30

Social Science Office

Questions? Contact James Huff at jhuff@vanguard.edu or x6432
The Department of Anthropology and Sociology is offering an exciting study abroad program to Nepal this summer (May 12-30). The course, Applied Anthropology and Human Trafficking, will be offered in partnership with Global Family Care Network. See Cheryl Jensen or James Huff in the Social Science Office for more information.

 

THEATER

OEDIPUS REX
A CLASSIC DRAMA that timelessly spreads great storytelling across the millennia

Lyceum Theater Performance Dates: February 28, March 1, 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 pm; March 2, 8, 9 at 2:00 pmGeneral: $14; Senior/Child/VU Employees: $12; VU Students: $10Purchase tickets at: http://www.vanguardtickets.com

Discount tickets for VU students on ALL performances: only $5 cash or check at the door if available

http://www.vanguard.edu/theatre/lyceum-theater-season/oedipus-rex/

Questions? Contact Bill Hughes at bhughes@vanguard.edu or x6425

 

CHAPEL

SCHEDULE

Thursday, February 27 9:30am AG US Missions: Ron Brown, Exec. Director of Teen Challenge

http://www.vanguard.edu/studentlife/chapel-calendar/

Inside VU 2.18.14

FEBRUARY 18 – 21

EVENTS AND REMINDERS

 

COMMENCEMENT

SENIORS: GRADUATION INFO MEETING

Monday, February 24

10:00 am
Needham Chapel

Questions? Contact Commencement Information at commencement@vanguard.edu or x5441
http://www.vanguard.edu/commencement/senior-info-meeting/
Monday, February 24 from 10-11AM in Needham Chapel | Graduation is only 3 months away! Seniors: Please attend this Graduation Info Meeting for details about upcoming deadlines and Grad Fest. The Vanguard Bookstore will award a FREE set of Regalia (valued $68) to one Senior in attendance.

 

EATING DISORDER AWARENESS WEEK EVENTS

MOVIE SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Tuesday, February 25

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Needham Chapel

SOMEDAY MELISSA: The story of an eating disorder, loss and hope is a compelling, and at times, intense look into one girl’s journey through an eating disorder. This documentary will highlight the warning signs and dangers of eating disorders, but also inspire the audience to take action. Movie screening will immediately be followed by a time of Q & A with a panel of experts.

 

EATING DISORDER INFO BOOTHS & SCREENING OPPORTUNITY

Wednesday, February 26

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Heath Lawn, Scott Courtyard & Towers Patio

Stop by one of three booths to gather information about eating disorders. You will also have the opportunity to be screened for an eating disorder. Counselors will be available. 

Questions? Contact the VU Counseling Center at 714-662-5256 or counselingcenter@vanguard.edu 

 

FINANCIAL AID

FILE YOUR FAFSA BY MARCH 2ND!

Sunday, March 2
Financial Aid Office

Questions? Contact Karin Riley at financialaid@vanguard.edu or x5490
File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. Vanguard’s school code is 001293. 

Questions? Please contact the Financial Aid Office at: 
Phone: 714-966-5490 
Fax: 714-619-6655
E-mailfinancialaid@vanguard.edu

 

EDUCATION

TEACHER INTEREST MEETING

Monday, March 3

10:00am
Liberal Studies Office, Scott 117

Questions? Contact Jan Martin at Jan.Martin@Vanguard.edu or x6134

This meeting is for Single Subject Majors who have an interest in teaching. This is an informal meeting. The Liberal Studies office is located on the first floor of the Scott building, #117.

 

GLOBAL CENTER FOR WOMEN & JUSTICE 

ENSURE JUSTICE CONFERENCE

Friday, March 7

1:00pm
Newport Mesa Church

Questions? Contact Alexis Miller at alexis.miller@vanguard.edu or x6360
http://www.vanguard.edu/gcwj/2014-ensure-justice-conference/
Ensure Justice Conference is on March 7-8. Register today to join and learn about Global Child Trafficking, focusing on factors that play a role in girls’ increased vulnerability to be sold into slavery. Registration is still open! Students can take the conference for 1 unit or $45.

 

THEATER

OEDIPUS REX

A CLASSIC DRAMA that timelessly spreads great storytelling across the millennia

Lyceum Theater Performance Dates: February 28, March 1, 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 pm; March 2, 8, 9 at 2:00 pm General: $14; Senior/Child/VU Employees: $12; VU Students: $10 Purchase tickets at: http://www.vanguardtickets.com

Discount tickets for VU students on ALL performances: only $5 cash or check at the door if available

Questions? Contact Bill Hughes at bhughes@vanguard.edu or x6425 http://www.vanguard.edu/theatre/lyceum-theater-season/oedipus-rex/

 

CHAPEL

SCHEDULE

http://www.vanguard.edu/studentlife/chapel-calendar/

 

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

GRANDPARENT’S DAY

Friday, April 4

8 am – 5 pm

VU Campus

If you would like your VU student’s grandparent(s) to receive an invitation to the 2014 Grandparent’s Day, please visit http://www.vanguard.edu/studentlife/grandparents-2/ to submit their information. Students are welcome to join their grandparent(s) for any portion of the activities being hosted throughout the day.

 

SOCCER FIELDS: OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS

Monday – Friday

7 am – 1 pm and 9-10 pm

Soccer Field

The soccer field is available for all students to use.  Enjoy!

 

WEIGHT ROOM AND OPEN GYM

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday

9-11:30 pm  

Gym

Simply show your Vanguard ID for entrance.

Inside VU 2.11.14

FEBRUARY 10 – 14

EVENTS AND REMINDERS

 

GLOBAL CENTER FOR WOMEN & JUSTICE
ENSURE JUSTICE 2014 – EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
Friday, March 7

1:00pm
Newport Mesa Church
Questions? Contact Alexis Miller at alexis.miller@vanguard.edu or x6360
http://www.vanguard.edu/gcwj/2014-ensure-justice-conference/
Early Bird Registration for Ensure Justice 2014 Conference ends on Sunday, February 16. The conference theme is Why is She a Slave? and will focus on the factors that lead increased trafficking of girls and women. Early Bird prices are $99 for general registration and $45 for students!

 

WRITING CENTER
WRITING CENTER
Monday, January 27
9:00am
Heath 231
Questions? Contact Dr. Karen Lee at writingcenter@vanguard.edu or x4774
http://www.vanguard.edu/services/writing-center
The Writing Center welcomes you! Come visit & make an appointment with us. If you haven’t already, please fill out a short survey, too! We’d love to hear your feedback. Click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DS62FF6 Responses are confidential & used only for data-gathering purposes.

ON-LINE GRAD/SPS WRITING CONSULTANTS
Monday, January 27
9:00am
On-line
Questions? Contact Dr. Karen Lee at gpswritingcenter@vanguard.edu or x6358
http://www.vanguard.edu/services/writing-center
The Writing Center announces the availability of on-line Graduate / SPS Writing Consultants! Please e-mail your writing projects to gpswritingcenter@vanguard.edu. We aim for a 72-hour turnaround. Note: This service is for Graduate / SPS students ONLY. Traditional UG students will continue to make face-to-face & e-appointments in Heath 214.

 

EVENTS
COMMUTER LIFE VALENTINE’S PARTY
Wednesday, February 12
11:00am-1:00pm
The Cove
Come to The Cove Wednesday, between 11am-1pm and let us love on you with a candy buffet, cookies, and more! We love Commuters!!

VU’S GOT TALENT
Thursday, February 13
9:30pm
NMC
You are cordially invited to the Greatest Show on Earth, VU’s Got Talent!  at NMC Thurs, Feb 13th @ 9:30 pm

HIP HOP DANCE LESSONS
Tuesday, February 18
9:00pm
Come enjoy a night of dancing with friends. More info next week.

 

VU RECREATION
SOCCER FIELD
Monday-Friday
7:00am-1:00pm and 9:00pm-11:00pm
Soccer Field
The soccer field is available for all students to use every M-F from 7am-1pm and 9-11pm. Enjoy!

BASKETBALL
March 26
Intramural basketball will begin March 26th. Start getting your team together. You can check out all the sports and rec activities offered this year, sign up as a team or free agent, track your stats, and more.  Questions? 

WEIGHT ROOM & OPEN GYM
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
9:00pm-11:30pm
Gymnasium
Simply show your Vanguard ID for entrance into the weight room or gym.

Inside VU 2.4.14

FEBRUARY 3 – 7

EVENTS AND REMINDERS

 

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION

The Vanguard University Board of Trustees requests the honor of your presence at the Inauguration of Michael Beals, Ph.D. as the 10th President of the university.

 

INAUGURAL WORSHIP SERVICE

Wednesday, February 5

7:00pm

Newport Mesa Church

2599 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 

INAUGURAL LECTURES: DR. MIROSLAV VOLF

Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology and founding Director of Yale Center for Faith and Culture

Thursday, February 6

Lecture One 3:00pm – 4:15pm: Giving Up on the Meaning of Life

Lecture Two 7:30pm – 8:30pm: Life Worth Living

Newport Mesa Church

2599 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 

STUDENT PARTY

Thursday, February 6

9:00pm

The Vanguard University Campus

55 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 

INSTALLATION CEREMONY

Friday, February 7

10:00am

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

600 St. Andrews Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92663

 

INAUGURAL LUNCHEON

Friday, February 7

12:00pm

The Vanguard University Campus

55 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Questions? Contact Kelly Douglas at kelly.douglas@vanguard.edu or x5494 http://www.vanguard.edu/president/celebrate-the-inauguration-of-michael-beals-phd/

 

REGISTRAR

ADD/DROP FORM
Monday, January 27
8:00am
Office of the Registrar
Questions? Contact Kayla Holtz at records@vanguard.edu or x5200
To add a course, you will now need the Professor’s signature and the Dean’s signature on the Add/Drop Form. Please remember that the last day to drop a course without it appearing on your transcript is February 7th.

 

WRITING CENTER

WRITING CENTER
Monday, January 27
9:00am
Heath 231
Questions? Contact Dr. Karen Lee at writingcenter@vanguard.edu or x4774
http://www.vanguard.edu/services/writing-center
The Writing Center welcomes you! Come visit & make an appointment with us. If you haven’t already, please fill out a short survey, too! We’d love to hear your feedback. Click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DS62FF6 Responses are confidential & used only for data-gathering purposes.

 

ON-LINE GRAD/SPS WRITING CONSULTANTS

Monday, January 27
9:00am
On-line
Questions? Contact Dr. Karen Lee at gpswritingcenter@vanguard.edu or x6358
http://www.vanguard.edu/services/writing-center
The Writing Center announces the availability of on-line Graduate / SPS Writing Consultants! Please e-mail your writing projects to gpswritingcenter@vanguard.edu. We aim for a 72-hour turnaround. Note: This service is for Graduate / SPS students ONLY. Traditional UG students will continue to make face-to-face & e-appointments in Heath 214.

 

MAIL AND COPY CENTER

INCREASED POSTAGE PRICES

Monday, January 27
12:00am
Mail and Copy Center
Questions? Contact Randy Davenport at rdavenport@vanguard.edu or x5295
http://www.vanguard.edu/services/mail-and-copy-center/
Beginning January 26th, postage pricing will increase per USPS regulations:
Letters — 3-cent increase to 49 cents
Letters to international destinations — $1.15
Postcards — 1-cent increase to 34 cents

Package pricing will vary depending on destination and weight.

SPIRITUAL FORMATION

2014 – 2015 PERFORMING ARTS MINISTRY TEAM AUDITIONS

Tuesday, February 4
7:00pm
Needham Chapel
Questions? Contact Lehua Coley at lehua.coley@vanguard.edu or x5263
Are you funny & have a heart for student ministry? Come and audition for the 2014-2015 Performing Arts Ministry Teams.

 

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES INFORMATION MEETING
Tuesday, February 4
6:00pm
Heath Academic Center
Questions? Contact Wendy White at wendy.white@vanguard.edu or x5408
http://www.vanguard.edu/graduate/graduate-information-meeting/
Discover how a graduate degree in Education, Religion, Psychology or Nursing from Vanguard can help make your dreams a reality.
• Learn about financial aid and the admission process.
• Meet graduate faculty, staff, current students and alumni.
• Attendees will have their application fee waived.

Please RSVP at vanguard.edu/graduate/rsvp

 

GET INVOLVED

VU’S GOT TALENT: AUDITIONS
Monday, February 10
8:00pm-10:00pm
Price Room

Interested in showcasing your talent? Bring your wildest skills to the AUDITIONS. Please sign up for a time slot in the Bridge.

 

VU’S GOT TALENT!

Thursday, February 13
You are cordially invited to the Greatest Show on Earth, under the Big Top.

 

STORY SHAPERS

Want a Mentor? We still have six slots for males to apply to be paired with a VU Alum, staff member, or upperclassman mentor. Apply here ASAP!

 

STUDENT LEADERS FOR 2014-15

Hiring begins THIS week for over 100 student leadership positions.  Check out the job descriptions here>>. Apply here by Feb 6.


VU REC

Intramural Football will run Feb 3-Mar 10.  Games will be Mon night and Fri afternoon.   You can check out all the sports and rec activates offered this year, sign up as a team or free agent, track your stats, and more.  Questions?  Basketball will be Mar 26-Apr 30.


WEIGHT ROOM & OPEN GYM

Simply show your Vanguard ID for entrance 4 nights a week: Sun, Mon, Wed, & Thu from 9-11:30 pm.  

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JANUARY 27 – 31

EVENTS AND REMINDERS

 

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION

The Vanguard University Board of Trustees requests the honor of your presence at the Inauguration of Michael Beals, Ph.D. as the 10th President of the university.

 

INAUGURAL WORSHIP SERVICE

Wednesday, February 5

7:00pm

Newport Mesa Church

2599 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 

INAUGURAL LECTURES: DR. MIROSLAV VOLF

Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology and founding Director of Yale Center for Faith and Culture

Thursday, February 6

Lecture One 3:00pm – 4:15pm: Giving Up on the Meaning of Life

Lecture Two 7:30pm – 8:30pm: Life Worth Living

Newport Mesa Church

2599 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 

STUDENT PARTY

Thursday, February 6

9:00pm

The Vanguard University Campus

55 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 

INSTALLATION CEREMONY

Friday, February 7

10:00am

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

600 St. Andrews Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92663

 

INAUGURAL LUNCHEON

Friday, February 7

12:00pm

The Vanguard University Campus

55 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Questions? Contact Kelly Douglas at kelly.douglas@vanguard.edu or x5494 http://www.vanguard.edu/president/celebrate-the-inauguration-of-michael-beals-phd/

 

HOMECOMING 2014
HOMECOMING CHAPEL
Tuesday, January 28 – Thursday, January 30
Newport Mesa Church
Questions? Contact Lauren Riddle at alumni@vanguard.edu or x5464
http://www.vanguard.edu/alumni/events/homecoming-chapel/
Join us for a week of celebrating Vanguard University as we invite Alumni back on-campus to lead us in worship and share their stories! Chapels will take place in the newly renovated Newport Mesa Church sanctuary.

 

HOMECOMING: ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
Friday, January 31
7:00pm
Newport Mesa Church
Questions? Contact Lauren Riddle at alumni@vanguard.edu or x5464
http://www.vanguard.edu/alumni/events/5k-run-for-mercy-homecoming-2014/
2014 brings an incredible group of inductees for the Athletic Hall of Fame. Join us January 31st at 7 PM for a special evening as we recognize this special class of individuals. The event is free, but you must RSVP. Seating is Limited – RSVP today!

 

HOMECOMING: 5K RUN FOR MERCY
Saturday, February 1
9:30am
Needham Chapel
Questions? Contact Lauren Riddle at alumni@vanguard.edu or x5464
http://www.vanguard.edu/alumni/news-homecoming/run-for-mercy/
We are excited to have the opportunity to support the Segrove family in this year’s 5K Fun Run/Walk. 2-year-old Edmond, son to Adonis and Candace (Wong ’02) Segrove, has a rare brain disorder called Lissencephaly. Read more about his journey on our link. Help support the Segrove family. Cost $15.

 

VOLUNTEER – RUN FOR MERCY 5K 
Saturday, February 1
8:00am
Needham Chapel
Questions? Contact Kelly Douglas at volunteers@vanguard.edu or x5444
http://www.vanguard.edu/alumni/news-homecoming/run-for-mercy/
From hosting water stations at the 5K race to cheering on runners on the course — We could use your help welcoming Alumni back on-campus for Vanguard’s Homecoming! All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to volunteer. Just email volunteers@vanguard.edu by Wed, January 29.

 

HOMECOMING: GIRL RISING
Saturday, February 1
1:00pm
Heath 109
Questions? Contact Lauren Riddle at alumni@vanguard.edu or x5464
http://www.vanguard.edu/alumni/events/girl-rising-film-screening/
Girl Rising is a groundbreaking feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies. The film presents the remarkable stories of nine girls around the world, told by celebrated writers and voiced by renowned actors.

 

HOMECOMING: BASKETBALL GAMES
Saturday, February 1
5:30pm
The Pit
Questions? Contact Lauren Riddle at alumni@vanguard.edu or x5464
http://www.vanguard.edu/alumni/events/basketball-games-homecoming-2014/
What is Homecoming without a chance for Vanguard Alumni and Students to show their GOLD PRIDE? Get your Blue & Gold outfits ready – We need YOU here!

WOMEN play at 5:30PM and MEN at 7:30PM against Hope International University!

 

REGISTRAR
ADD/DROP FORM
Monday, January 27
8:00am
Office of the Registrar
Questions? Contact Kayla Holtz at records@vanguard.edu or x5200
To add a course, you will now need the Professor’s signature and the Dean’s signature on the Add/Drop Form. Please remember that the last day to drop a course without it appearing on your transcript is February 7th.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

COUNSELING REQUEST FORM
The Vanguard University Counseling Center (VUCC) provides free services to all currently enrolled students of VU, including students of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. These services include:

·         Individual counseling

·         Couples counseling

·         Premarital counseling

·         Group counseling

·         Crisis intervention

·         Training and educational workshops

Appointments may be available, Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm. To schedule an appointment or get additional information, please visit our office anytime Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, submit a counseling request form online or contact us at 714-662-5256.

 

WRITING CENTER
WRITING CENTER
Monday, January 27
9:00am
Heath 231
Questions? Contact Dr. Karen Lee at writingcenter@vanguard.edu or x4774
http://www.vanguard.edu/services/writing-center
The Writing Center welcomes you! Come visit & make an appointment with us. If you haven’t already, please fill out a short survey, too! We’d love to hear your feedback. Click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DS62FF6 Responses are confidential & used only for data-gathering purposes.

 

ON-LINE GRAD/SPS WRITING CONSULTANTS
Monday, January 27
9:00am
On-line
Questions? Contact Dr. Karen Lee at gpswritingcenter@vanguard.edu or x6358
http://www.vanguard.edu/services/writing-center
The Writing Center announces the availability of on-line Graduate / SPS Writing Consultants! Please e-mail your writing projects to gpswritingcenter@vanguard.edu. We aim for a 72-hour turnaround. Note: This service is for Graduate / SPS students ONLY. Traditional UG students will continue to make face-to-face & e-appointments in Heath 214.

 

MAIL AND COPY CENTER
INCREASED POSTAGE PRICES
Monday, January 27
12:00am
Mail and Copy Center
Questions? Contact Randy Davenport at rdavenport@vanguard.edu or x5295
http://www.vanguard.edu/services/mail-and-copy-center/
Beginning January 26th, postage pricing will increase per USPS regulations:
Letters — 3-cent increase to 49 cents
Letters to international destinations — $1.15
Postcards — 1-cent increase to 34 cents

Package pricing will vary depending on destination and weight.

 

DELIVERY BOYS & ENTOURAGE
DELIVERY BOYS & ENTOURAGE 25th REUNION SHOW
Thursday, January 30
7:30pm
Newport Mesa Church
Questions? Contact Lehua Coley at lehua.coley@vanguard.edu or x5263
Join us for a night of laughter and hilarious antics as we celebrate 25 years of ministry through laughter with performances by our alumni and our current teams.

 

BUSINESS CHAPEL
BUSINESS CHAPEL
Thursday, January 30
5:00pm
Great Commission Hall
Questions? Contact Alexa Barajas at
alexa.barajas@vanguard.edu
The first Business Chapel of the Spring Semester will be held this Thursday. Guest speakers will include Kyle & Kelsey Billingsley (Finance-Behr Paint & Director of Executive Network-McDermott & Bull), Jami Carmichael (Public Relations-Royal Family Kids), Todd Bladel (Co-Founder-Ethos Laboratories), and Jenny Sumner (Human Resources-One Distribution)

 

ENGLISH
SYNECDOCHE: VU CAMPUS LITERARY JOURNAL
Saturday, February 1
12:00am
Heath 233
Questions? Contact Jenny Orozco at synecdoche@vanguard.edu or x6358
http://www.vanguard.edu/english/synecdoche
Be a published writer or artist! Submit your creative writing, essays, & art to the 11th edition of Synecdoche! Email submissions to synecdoche@vanguard.edu. Attach each submission as a separate .doc, .docx, or .jpg / .PDF (artwork). Top entries in each category receive a $50 cash prize! Deadline is 2/1.

 

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES INFORMATION MEETING
Tuesday, February 4
6:00pm
Heath Academic Center
Questions? Contact Wendy White at wendy.white@vanguard.edu or x5408
http://www.vanguard.edu/graduate/graduate-information-meeting/
Discover how a graduate degree in Education, Religion, Psychology or Nursing from Vanguard can help make your dreams a reality.
• Learn about financial aid and the admission process.
• Meet graduate faculty, staff, current students and alumni.
• Attendees will have their application fee waived.
Please RSVP at vanguard.edu/graduate/rsvp

 

GET INVOLVED

STORY SHAPERS: WANT A MENTOR?

Apply here by Jan 31st to be paired with a VU Alum, staff member, or upperclassman mentor.

WANT TO BE A STUDENT LEADER IN 2014-15?

Hiring begins THIS week for over 100 student leadership positions.  Check out the job descriptions here>>. Apply here by Feb 6.

VU REC: FOOTBALL

Intramural Football will start Feb 3-Mar 10.  Games will be Monday night and Friday afternoon.   You can check out all the sports and rec activities offered this year, sign up as a team or free agent, track your stats, and more.  Questions?  Basketball will be Mar 26-Apr 30.

WEIGHT ROOM AND OPEN GYM

Simply show your Vanguard ID for entrance 4 nights a week: Sun, Mon, Wed, & Thur from 9-11:30 pm.  

 

Grandparent’s Day 2014 Schedule

Schedule below is tentative and will be updated as events and event times are confirmed. Thank you.

8:30 am: Check-in begins

We will give you the most up to date schedule for the day, a Proud Grandparent pin, and other details pertaining to your day. Please check in between 8:30-9:00 am. If you are unable to arrive at that time, your student can check in on your behalf.

Dining and Devotions

Hear from a delightful guest speaker, as we dig in to the word and some food!

The Basics of a Healthy Mind presented by Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer Association is back by popular demand. Their standing-room only presentation was praised with rave reviews about the important reminders regarding our health.

Celebration of Significance Luncheon

This is our time to celebrate you! We know that many of our students are able to attend Vanguard due to their grandparents’ support and encouragement and we want a chance to say thanks. We will enjoy a meal together and have a chance to hear from our beloved President Beals.

Library Tour (O. Cope Budge Library)

Last summer we completed phase one of a renovation. See what one summer can do!

5:00pm: Dinner and Evening Activities On Your Own

Enjoy our Dining Commons or take your student to their favorite location off-campus (students love to be spoiled)!