May 22, 2017
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CSUCI to graduate largest class
... May 15, 2017 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) candidates for graduation will receive degrees in separate morning and afternoon ceremonies on Saturday, May 20. With 2,261 students eligible to receive degrees or credentials, candidates include those who have completed their degree programs during fall 2016, spring and summer 2017. The morning ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and will include the following academic programs: Anthropology, Art, Chicana/o Studies, Early Childhood Studies, Education, English, Global Studies, History, Liberal Studies, Performing Arts, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociolog...
CSUCI receives $100,000 endowed Nursing scholarship from Grossman
... May 15, 2017 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Nursing scholars in financial need will be able apply for a scholarship from the Dr. Richard Grossman Community Foundation beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. The scholarship is possible because of a generous $100,000 donation from the Grossman Foundation that was presented April 20 at the 13th Annual Business & Technology Partnership Leadership Dinner at the Westlake Inn in Westlake Village. The Dr. Richard Grossman Endowed Nursing Scholarship was presented in conjunction with the late Lon Morton, former Grossman...
Heartfelt & Powerful! "Big Fish" at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
... Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about fathers, sons, and the stories that we use to define our identities. Big Fish centers on the story of Edward Bloom who has lived a full and fantastical life, populated by witches, giants, and mermaids, marked by true love that stops time in its tracks, and framed by heroics that push the limits of believability. His adult son, Will, is no longer amused by his father's fantastical tales, insisting on a rational rather than a fantastical account of one's life.
When Will learns that he a...
Lynsey Addario - A Photographer's Life of Love and War
... Why would anyone willingly plunge headfirst into the war-torn area of Afghanistan, Darfur, or Libya? For photojournalist Lysney Addario, the short, simple answer is alos the title of her memoir: It's What I Do. In focusing on humanitarian and human-rights issues, Lynsey has built her career on capturing powerful images in dangerous environments around the world. Despite death threats and kidnappings, she continues photographing pivotal subjects for National Geographic, the New York Times and Time.
This show is only available for purchase as a part of the 2016-2017 Disting...
Save the Date! Colbie Caillat -- August 5
... Colbie Caillat is a two-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter who has sold over six million albums and ten million singles worldwide. Her breakthrough hit "Bubbly" remains "one of the best-selling digital tracks in history" and her multi-platinum debut COCO hit #5 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, while her gold-selling sophomore set Breakthrough landed at #1. ... Presented by: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza ... Venue: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
This Sunday ... Mother's Day Brunch at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
... Celebrate the mother in your life at our annual Mother’s Day Brunch at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library! You are sure to make her day by spoiling her with a champagne brunch in our grand setting. We are thrilled to offer an expanded selection of brunch favorites. Enjoy an extravagant buffet of shrimp cocktail, smoked salmon, and avocado Caesar salad. We will have the classics such as carved roast sirloin, Denver scramble, scrambled eggs, gourmet sausage, thick sliced maple-cured bacon, and French toast soufflé. We will also have New Mexican...
Today ... Captain Scott Kelly -- Tuesday May 9
... Back from his historic record-breaking mission, the only American ever to have lived in outer space for a year, NASA astronaut Captain Scott Kelly has laid the groundwork for the future of space travel and exploration, and continues to garner attention like no other pioneer of our time. From the cover of TIME to live interviews on TODAY to more than 1 million Twitter followers, the world remains in awe as we celebrate a hero's return from an adventure that is extraordinary. With life lessons and personal stories revealing unique and valuable advice on pushing one's own limits, to insig...
CSUCI’s Computer Science students place 3rd in national NASA Swarmathon competition
... May 5, 2017—CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Computer Science students who placed third in the nation in the Second Annual NASA Swarmathon competition will demonstrate how they developed their winning algorithm during the SAGE Research Conference Saturday. The NASA Swarmathon team traveled to NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the competition, which took place April 18 through 21. The CSUCI Swarmathon team, whose motto was “We can log in!” were competing against 19 other college teams across the nation. Each team was given the task of develop...
This Monday ... Documentary Screening: “Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story"
... Please join Filmmaker Steven Barber, Director Matthew Hausle, and Executive Producer Dr. Raquel Ramsey for the screening of the Oscar Shortlisted film, Never Surrender, the true story of Lt. Col. Edwin P. Ramsey, who in 1942 led the last cavalry charge in U.S. army history, and commanded more than 40,000 guerrilla troops against the Japanese.
Doors for the event will open at 5:00 p.m., and the movie will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by Q&A with the film’s filmmaker, director and executive producer. Prior to the event, the National Anthem wi...
Don't miss Free First Sundays for Families at the Museum of Ventura County
... On the first Sunday of every month, the Museum of Ventura County offers free admission at both of its locations–downtown Ventura and at the Ag Museum in Santa Paula. In addition to gallery exhibitions, docents lead children in arts and crafts sessions so they can create a work of art to take home. ... Presented by: Museum of Ventura County ... Venue: Museum of Ventura County
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