July 2014

Redlands mayor: Council puts community first
Redlands Daily Facts
Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar addresses the community during the annual State of the Community Luncheon on Thursday at the University of Redlands' Orton Center. (Aguilar, a Redlands alum, is currently running for Congress.)

Erin Sanborn named president of University of Redlands' Town & Gown
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Erin Sanborn is president of Town & Gown. REDLANDS>> As the new president of the University of Redlands' Town & Gown, Erin Sanborn hopes to strengthen the current membership base and draw in more people from the community. Sanborn was named as president following former president Shelli Stockton's move to director of...

University of Redlands Youth Choir announces auditions 
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands Youth Choir will hold auditions for the upcoming year on Aug. 23 in Watchorn Hall on the University of Redlands campus. The Youth Choir program, for ages 5 to 16, teaches music literacy, self-discipline...

Kyle Hnedak wins second prize in Concorso 2 Agosto music composition contest
Redlands Daily Facts
Kyle Hnedak, a recent graduate of the University of Redlands School of Music, has won second prize for his orchestral composition “Basmati” in the 2014 edition of Concorso 2 Agosto, a composition competition held in Bologna, Italy…

Retiring Solana Beach City Manager David Ott reflects on career in public service
Carmel Valley News/Delmar Times
Ott earned two bachelor’s degrees in fire administration and fire prevention technology from Cogswell Polytechnical College in Sunnyvale, Calif., and two master’s degrees in human resource management from the University of Redlands…

Moonsman named Sierra College Athletic Director
Loomis News
Moosman began his college education at Los Medanos Community College and from there transferred to the University of Redlands…

The Composer alive in his music
San Diego Reader
James Frimmer received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from University of Redlands where he also served as staff accompanist and was the winner of the school's concerto competition.

A refugee in America gives back 
Patrick Manyika was born in a Ugandan refugee camp after his Tutsi family fled Rwanda. ... Now, at age 33, his life could not be more different: he lives in southern California and is starting his second master's degree.

University of Redlands unveils Center for Spatial Studies 
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands opened its Center for Spatial Studies on Tuesday in Lewis Hall.

"The Star-Spangled Banner" turning 200: lyrics remembered, lyrics forgotten 
Redlands Daily Facts
The revival of interest in the fourth verse, with its mention of a country "blest with vict'ry," could attribute to the song's coming 200th anniversary, said Katherine Baber, assistant professor of music history at the University of Redlands, adding that recitals across the country are including "The Star-Spangled Banner" in its entirety.

Redlands Fourth of July Parade celebrates "The Good Old Days" 
Redlands Daily Facts
The festivities continued into the afternoon and evening, with flyovers by vintage World War II-era planes and fireworks at the University of Redlands' Ted Runner Stadium.

Lugo named Upland district assistant superintendent 
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The Upland Unified School District has hired Ellen Lugo to oversee the district's elementary schools following the recent addition of a new assistant superintendent for secondary education. ... She also has administrative services credentials from National University and the University of Redlands.

University of Redlands Announces the Opening of Center for Spacial Studies 
San Francisco Chronicle
The Center for Spacial Studies at the University of Redlands will support faculty and students' efforts to integrate spatial thinking and technologies into instruction, research and service.

The Unforgettables Foundation names new Chairman of the Board 
Highland Community News
Eileen Hards chairs the Pick Board Developmnent Training Program that teaches young professionals to become effective board members. Eileen works at the University of Redlands as the Marketing Coordinator where she project manages numerous marketing campaigns. She also coaches the school's cheer team.


Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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