News

May 2013

University of Redlands Community School of Music and the Arts Youth Symphony will give concert featuring seven soloists
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The Youth Symphony of the University of Redlands Community School of Music and the Arts will feature seven soloists in a showcase concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the university's Memorial Chapel.

SOFTBALL: All-American honors for University of Redlands' Uphold
Press-Enterprise - Online
University of Redlands pitcher was named this week to the Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Third Team. The senior right-hander finished a 25-10 this past season, tossing 209.2 innings and tallying 23 complete games and nine shutouts...

Vietnam veteran Richard Valdez helps healing process in San Bernardino
San Jose Mercury News - Online
When he speaks of Memorial Day, he reminds young people "It's not just for barbecues. " Valdez, now 66, is commander of Disabled American Veterans, San Bernardino Chapter 12 and will soon take on the responsibilities of California's Commander of Disabled Veterans. A graduate of the University of Redlands, Valdez has a background in aerospace. He lives in Highland and has two daughters and one grandson.

Redlands 125th Anniversary: Community spirit drew mayor to city
San Bernardino Sun - Online
...out, that included housing and a contract coaching football. "I felt part of the community instantly." You'll recognize the names of the coaches he worked with in football and track. He was at RCH for 19 years. He also taught physics part time at the University of Redlands…

Mary Gilman, 1941-2013
Tehachapi News - Online
...At Kansas State University, she met Mert Welch; and they were married in 1960 and moved to California, where they started their family. 30 years later, she continued her college education, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business and Management from Redlands University…

REDLANDS: Redlands rail committee gets underway
Press-Enterprise - Online
Redlands to Rail working group meets for the first time on Thursday, May 23 at the University of Redlands. San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos has started a working group to discuss ...

Former Marine and Mother Gets Degree
Military Press - Online
Mariam Tressler is a parent, a veteran, a member of the business world, and recent University of Redlands graduate. The mother of three – all of her daughters are either in college or about to start – lives in Corona and attended School of Business classes...

HALL OF FAME: University of Redlands class announced
Press-Enterprise - Online
The University of Redlands announced its newest class on Thursday. Inductees include diver Luke Bagnaschi, star Amir Mazarei, er Nick Obie, and talent Danny Ragsdale, and cross-country runner Ken Reed, standout Kevin Rosa, player Jeff Thomas,...

University of Redlands Appoints Dr. Steven Moore as the Director of Spatial Studies
Directions Magazine
Following a national search, the University of Redlands announced the appointment of Dr. Steven Moore as the Director of Spatial Studies, beginning July 29, 2013.

GOLF: Redlands’ McCord named top freshman
Press-Enterprise – Online
University of Redlands golfer John McCord was named the recipient of the Phil Mickelson Award, presented by the Phil and Amy Mickelson Foundation to the most outstanding freshman in NCAA Division III.

Thursday’s Local Colleges Roundup
The Sun – Online
Sophomore Patrick Lipscomb of the University of Redlands assured himself All-American honors by earning a pair of wins and advancing to the quarterfinals of the individual draw at Kalamazoo (Mich.) College.

County Supervisor James Ramos hears praise and concern for Rail to Redlands during committee meeting
Redlands Daily Facts – Online
A committee designed to keep the Redlands Passenger Rail Project moving full steam ahead held its first meeting Thursday, but some attendees were not onboard with the plan to extend a Metrolink line from San Bernardino to Redlands. County Supervisor James Ramos formed the committee and was named chairman of the Rail to Redlands working group on Thursday afternoon. “It’s important to include stakeholders to make sure they can start to hear where the project is going and stay up to date,” he said after the meeting in the University of Redlands’ Armacost Library.

INLAND COLLEGES: UCR sending contingent to NCAA track first round
Press-Enterprise – Online
Redlands’ McCord honored: University of Redlands golfer John McCord was named the recipient of the Phil Mickelson Award, presented by the Phil and Amy Mickelson Foundation to the most outstanding freshman in NCAA Division III. With the award, it marks the first time in school history that a Bulldog men’s golfer has received the honor.

California Job Growth Remains in Slow Motion
Highland Community News – Online
For the month of April 2013, the University of Redlands Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) study finds the overall year-over-year job growth in California still remains positive with most areas showing moderate to significant job growth, although the growth rate has dropped compared to March 2013.

From Wildcat to Bulldog: Rollins bound for University of Redlands on partial scholarship
Imperial Valley Press – online
Brawley Union High 18-year-old senior Tanner Rollins’ ultimate goal is to have a family and a business in his native Alaska. He’ll start at the University of Redlands after accepting a partial academic scholarship to play football for the NCAA Division III Bulldogs.

The Sun’s College Five: Redlands golfers wrap up ‘rewarding’ season
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin – online
The University of Redlands golf team just returned from the NCAA Division III national championship tournament in Destin, Fla., where it finished 16th and missed the cut by one spot.

REDLANDS: University pays tribute to fallen soldiers
Press-Enterprise – Online
Memorial Day holds special meaning for Emily Taylor. The first-year student at the University of Redlands lost her father, Lt. Commander Keith Taylor, when he was killed during a rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, on Jan. 29, 2005.

Veterans memorial service at University of Redlands honors sacrifice
San Bernardino Sun - Online
We must remember when a soldier falls, the whole family has made a sacrifice for our nation. That was the predominant message Friday morning at a veterans memorial ceremony in front of the Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands.

University of Redlands grads at Hangary 24 5th anniversary and airshow
Redlands-Loma Linda Patch - Online
Thousands of people were at the 5th Anniversary and Airshow for Hangar 24 Craft Brewery at Redlands Municipal Airport, Saturday May 18. University of Redlands grads Kate McCarthy and Tory Haynes came with other U of R alumni to soak up sun and refreshments.

Mersereau exhibit to open in Alumni House in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts – Online
A Joanna Mersereau art exhibit of 15 paintings at the University of Redlands Alumni House Art Gallery will open May 21 featuring paintings of the University of Redlands landmarks: "Clock Tower" and "Administrative Building."

Lady Bulldogs outlast all but East Texas Baptist
Highland Community News – Online
University of Redlands pitcher Kayla Uphold was SCIAC Player of the Year and she pitched like it at the NCAA Division III Western Regionals in Texas last weekend.

REDLANDS: Runner aims for 24 peaks in a day
Press-Enterprise – Online
Paul Melzer plans to celebrate his 56th birthday on Friday, May 24, by doing what no one has ever done before: run and hike to the top of 24 peaks in the San Bernardino Mountains in 24 hours. … A Redlands native and the single father of an adult daughter, Melzer studied music at the University of Redlands.

Chain-sawing, firefighting Pacifican finds life’s path through AmeriCorp
MercuryNews.com
A Pacifican found her calling learning about fighting wild fires in AmeriCorp. Kate Yamahiro, 23, a 2007 Terra Nova graduate and a 2011 graduate of University of Redlands…

McMillan is all-conference
The Daily Journal (San Mateo, California) – Online
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced on last Friday that the University of Redlands baseball team garnered six players on the all-conference teams. And [Sean] McMillian, in really his first full season behind the dish for the Bulldogs, earned a First Team distinction.

University of Redlands Chapel Singers and Madrigal Singers to present concert
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands School of Music will present a choral concert, under the direction of Nicholle Andrews and Joseph Modica, at 8 p.m. Monday in the university's Memorial Chapel.

Redlands Symphony offers family concert and instrument petting zoo
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The Redlands Symphony's family concert and instrument petting zoo is 2 p.m. Sunday at the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel. Admission is free. Co Nguyen, the symphony's assistant conductor, will direct.

Roger P. Taylor named new superintendent of Walnut Valley Unified School District
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Online
...Joint Unified School District. He has worked in numerous administrative positions, including principal, and has been a classroom teacher. He is an adjunct professor of education at the UC Irvine. Taylor received a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Redlands.

REDLANDS: Free Family Concert this weekend
Press-Enterprise - Online
The will be hosting a free family concert on Sunday, May 19. On the program for the show is Ravel's "Mother Goose" and Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," performed by the University of Redlands Orchestra. The concert will begin at 2 p.m….

REDLANDS: University of Redlands to honor fallen soldiers
Press-Enterprise - Online
I saw this posted on the University of Redlands website: On Friday, May 17, the University of Redlands will hold a memorial event honoring the military men...

Viewpoint: Remembering and honoring William J. Thornburg
Imperial Valley Press - Online
...people. He was the only person in the history of IVC to serve as a student, trustee, business instructor and vice president. He graduated from Central Union High School in 1942, and from IVC in 1946. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business

Bill Mullooly wins Roy Coble award at Service Club luncheon
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Service Day in April showed some 2,300 volunteers making extensive upgrades to Heritage Park. Groups represented at the luncheon, held in the Casa Loma Room at the University of Redlands, included the Knights of the Round Table, which hosted the even...

U of R to host RED Series event at the Hollywood Tower
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands will hold on May 23 at the Hollywood Tower in Los Angeles its first event in the RED Series which will feature Professor Johannes Moenius who will be discussing business trends that affect small to medium-sized businesses....

University of Redlands R lit in commemoration of its 100th anniversary
Redlands Daily Facts and other LANG sources
When the lights go down in the city, Redlanders can see a sight that has not been seen for a few years - an illuminated University of Redlands "R" on the nearby hillside. About 30 people Sunday hiked up the trail where the man-made feature is located to place dozens of solar-powered lights around it to commemorate its 100th anniversary.

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Supervisor re-appointed to commission
Press-Enterprise - Online
...Ramos, a Democrat, was elected Third District supervisor for San Bernardino County last year. He was chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from 2008 to 2012 and has served in multiple positions with the tribe since 1994.

Ramos appointed to state commission
Highland Community News - Online
...in multiple positions with the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians since 1994, including coordinator of the Cultural Awareness Program, chair of the San Manuel Gaming Commission, treasurer and business committee member.

Sharp helps Redlands U lead conference in softball
Lincoln News-Messenger - Online
COLLEGIATE SPORTS - Sharp helps Redlands U lead conference in softball Lincoln grad makes All League By: Staff Report - Former Lincoln High softball standout Nikoli Sharp has kept her career in high gear now playing for Redlands University...

Sweat equity is paying off | Rocklin's Placer Herald
Placer Herald - Online
...Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) career home-run record. Nippert, a 2009 graduate, will earn her degree from Corban University this year. Continuing with softball, Lincoln graduates, Nikoli Sharp and Stephanie Tofft are in the news. Sharp,

Redlands sisters Christina and Seana Thompson will give concert of Celtic and American music at La Sierra University
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...throughout Southern California. Their first album, "Forget Me Not," was released in 2012. Christina Thompson graduated from La Sierra University in 2012 with a major in violin performance and a minor in biochemistry. Seana Thompson is a student at...

Citrus Valley, San G face new league alignments
Highland Community News - Online
...non-league win over Citrus Valley last week. Sommer scored wins in all three of his singles sets, leading to a count of total games - 75-70 - after the 18-point match finished even, 9-9. COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD Vainayaki Sivaji, a senior at ...

Retired CHP Dennis Fairbanks to run for county sheriff in 2014
Sierra Star - Online
...from CHP in 2003. A native of Thousand Oaks, Fairbanks entered the CHP Academy in 1972 and graduated in 1973. For the next 16 years he worked in Los Angeles and Ventura. During that time he also earned a bachelor of arts in public administration from

Renegade Attorney
Attorney Journal
...also been recognized by organizations such as the Central California Appellate Program (CCAP), who have called on Diane to teach classes to their appellate attorneys on the lifer parole hearing process. As an added surprise, over the last year…

TEMECULA: Career-changing seminar Thursday
Press-Enterprise - Online
Larry Braman, president of Global Career Consulting and Placement, will share valuable insight on designing resumes that land interviews during a Speaker's Bureau event Thursday, May 9, at the University of Redlands Temecula Campus. The free event is op...

Redlands Fourth of July has custom quasquicentennial logo
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...band Tone Daddy. Barich is recruiting for Fourth of July Parade, which will circle Sylvan Park at 10:30 a.m.: "We have antique cars and floats and marching groups, and we want more - anybody who wants to join in is welcome." The fireworks show at ...

'Tea on the Terrace' coming to Kimberly Crest
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...academic investigation at "Tea on the Terrace" from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, along with full tea service including sandwiches, savories and sweets. Kimberly Crest events manager Amanda Parks was not looking specifically for tea history when she...

REDLANDS: University to show documentary
Press-Enterprise - Online
REDLANDS: University to show documentary /AP This photo shows some of the thousands of Navajo and Mescalero driven from their homelands in northwestern...

JURUPA VALLEY: Students broadcast school events on JMS-TV
Press-Enterprise - Online
...taught by Jose Ramirez who was on a field trip on Wednesday, May 1. Filling in was instructor Jay Hakomaki who started the video production class and JMS-TV in 2004. Hakomaki is a 1991 Rubidoux High School graduate. After receiving a degree at ...

EDUCATION: Schools prepare for shooter on campus
Press-Enterprise - Online
...part of readiness training. In the past two weeks, at least three such drills have been run in the Inland area. On April 25, a gunman invaded the campus of Loma Linda University and wounded 21 people. Two days earlier, a similar attack took place at ...

Redlands Police Department holds promotion ceremony
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...time, he was promoted to sergeant and has served as the investigations supervisor, Multiple Enforcement Team supervisor and a patrol team supervisor. Reiss earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Phoenix in 2006 and a master's degree from...

Film on Navajo children's affliction to screen in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands will host a screening of the documentary "Sun Kissed" on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Gregory Hall 161. The film explores a rare genetic disorder called XP afflicting Navajo children at a much higher rate than the general...

Performance at University of Redlands to feature new works of choreographers Sofia Carreras, Kirsten Johansen and Roya Carreras
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands theater arts department will present "i got lost," an evening of new works from three Inland Empire choreographers, at 8 p.m. Saturday in the university's Glenn Wallichs Theatre. Choreographers Sofia Carreras...

Casey McGrath of La Quinta helps Sandy victims
Desert Sun
"I hope that this will serve as an example to me of the good in people, that things can still be made better, and that I can and will still be able to make a difference". LA QUINTA — While other college students were…

Where are 'Boy Meets World' stars today?
KESQ-TV
After the show ended, Ridgeway did voice work on the TV series "Totally Spies!" Like some of her castmates, Ridgeway went on to pursue a higher education at the University of California, Riverside, from which she graduated in 2007. She received her master's degree in counseling from the University of Redlands in 2010.

Frank Louda III
The Record - Online
...of Stockton, passed away on April 29th. He was born September 7, 1930 in San Francisco, CA. He is preceded in death by his parents Frank Louda Jr. and Elizabeth Allan Louda. Frank was raised in Redwood City, CA attending local schools then going to Redlands University…

RIVERSIDE: Susan Rainey named interim United Way president
Press-Enterprise - Online
...Riverside County Board of Education. She is also on the board of the Riverside County Philharmonic Foundation and the Highlander Athletic Association, and is a past president of the Riverside Rotary Club. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees from University of Redlands...

Community leaders share vision for Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts
Everybody knowing one another and helping one another accomplish goals for Redlands got a lot of emphasis during a two-hour conversation panel of community leaders Tuesday. They talked about the future of Redlands in front of an audience…

REDLANDS: Esri hosts forum on city’s future
Press-Enterprise
Redlands leaders shared their priorities for the city, which ranged from turning the Brookside Avenue post office into a museum to getting more residents involved in the community, at a forum hosted by Esri on Tuesday …

Local Colleges: Healthy outlook for Redlands' Sarah Beeman
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
University of Redlands senior center fielder Sarah Beeman sits in the home dugout at Field of Dreams, looking for a plank of wood to tap on for luck, but there is none in sight. She is hoping her luck holds out a little longer because she had…

Autry president embodies American complexity
Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles - Online
...and ethnicities through "crosshatching" and "stitching together" different communities through economic, political and civic ties. Beyond that, West views museums as "civic centers for discussions" and "safe places for unsafe ideas." A graduate of University of Redlands...


SURF-ing
SURF

The Sustainable University of Redlands Farm (SURF) is a natural farm in its beginning stages, but already grows and sells fresh vegetables to Bon Appetit, the food management company on campus.

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