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Woodbury Week


OCTOBER 14 – OCTOBER 20

*Dates, Times & Locations Are Subject To Change

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14
Movers & Shapers Award Luncheon
12:00PM – 1:30PM 
The Movers & Shapers Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated leadership and have made significant contributions to the Burbank community.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
One Book, One Campus

9:00AM – 12:00PM 
The 2013-14 One Book, One Campus selection is Outcasts United: An American Town, A Refugee Team and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference by Warren St. John.  The book tells the story of Clarkston, Georgia, a southern town that became a center for refugee resettlement, through the lens of a soccer team of refugee boys called "the Fugees." The book explores the difficulties the team and town face as people from a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds are forced to live and work together.

University Appreciation & Recognition Luncheon
12:00PM – 1:30PM | Alumni Quad 
The University Appreciation & Recognition Luncheon is an opportunity to recognize faculty and staff service anniversaries, the Dora Kirby Award recipient, Faculty Hall of Fame inductees, and faculty/staff Campus Campaign recognitions.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16
Woodbury Cooks

12:00PM – 1:30PM | Woody’s Café
Members of the campus community submit their favorite recipes for a chance to have their signature dish recreated as a special in the café.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17
Woodbury Cooks
12:00PM – 1:30PM | Woody’s Café

School of Business Job Fair
6:00PM – 8:00PM | Malburg Atrium, School of Business 
Employers from a variety of industries will be on campus to recruit Woodbury University students and alumni for on-going job openings.  Targeted Majors and Programs Include: Accounting/Finance, Business Administration, Fashion Marketing, Management, Marketing, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership.

Halloween Horror Night | $5.00 Students | $10.00 General
8:00PM | Optional chartered bus departs campus
8:30PM | Universal Studios, Universal City, CA
Join Greek organizations and ASWU Program Board for the scariest Halloween event in Los Angeles at Universal Studio's Halloween Horror Nights! Limited tickets are available for sale on October 9 and 10 from 12-1pm on the campus quad.
This is a student only event


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 – ALUMNI & FAMILY WEEKEND
Woodbury Cooks
12:00PM – 1:30PM | Woody’s Café

Historic Downtown LA Tour | $45.00, $1.00 donation to the Alumni Association is included in your reservation
9:30AM – 5:00PM | Meet at Alumni Quad for departure
Explore Woodbury’s past on a fun guided tour led by University founder F.C. Woodbury.  During the tour, you’ll visit Olvera Street, the oldest part of Downtown LA and the site of the first Woodbury, the Bradbury Building, an architectural landmark built in 1893, the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, the early home of the Academy Awards Ceremony and backdrop for countless Hollywood films, and take a ride on Angels Flight, the beautifully crafted incline railway. Enjoy lunch at one of Los Angeles’ exclusive restaurants Café Pinot. Plus enjoy a short stroll down Carroll Avenue where the houses from the TV show Charmed and Michael Jackson’s iconic music video “Thriller” set.

School of Architecture Reunion: Friday Fix @ Six
6:00PM – 9:00PM | Ahmanson Main Space, School of Architecture 
Reunite with old friends and faculty in a cool and casual environment while enjoying food, drink, and music.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19 – ALUMNI & FAMILY WEEKEND
1884 Golden Society Breakfast
9:30AM – 11:00AM 
The 1884 Golden Society membership is comprised of alumni who have reached their 50th graduation anniversary.  This year, Woodbury proudly welcomes the Class of 1963!  During the breakfast President Calingo will bestow the Class of 1963 inductees with the 1884 Golden Society medallion.

Career Development: Free Head Shots & LinkedIn Seminar
Saffell Boardroom, Hensel Hall
10:00AM - 1:00PM - Headshots Available on a Walk In Basis
11:00AM - 11:30AM - LinkedIn Seminar I
11:30AM - 12:00PM - LinkedIn Seminar II
12:00PM - 1:00PM - LinkedIn Profile Consultations
Did you know 97% of HR and staffing professionals actively use LinkedIn in their recruiting efforts?  BUT…only 50% of LinkedIn users have a complete profile.  Even if you are not currently looking for a job (80% of LinkedIn users are not), knowing how to maximize your LinkedIn profile will boost your professional brand and online presence.   Attend a brief, 30-minute seminar on how to maximize your profile and networking resources through LinkedIn.  Included:  professional headshot you can use to upload to your LinkedIn account and a one-on-one consultation to go over your LinkedIn profile with a career counselor.

Faculty Presentations
11:00AM - Angela Diamos, Associate Professor of Animation in the School of Media, Culture and Design:  “Experimental animation.”  Exploring the organic, the mechanical, the ephemeral and the unknown through images moving in time. Applications and processes of the abstract image will be examined, along with their uses in contemporary film.  

11:30AM – Cate Roman, Associate Professor of Graphic Design in the School of Media, Culture and Design:  “From Grand Central Market to Supermarket: Los Angeles Jewish Grocers.” As Los Angeles grew into the modern metropolis, Jewish grocers were on the forefront of grocery store innovation and quick to adapt to changing business styles.  Associate Professor Cate Roman, the granddaughter of Russian Jewish Immigrant grocers, follows the history of 2 grocery families in Los Angeles from 1917 through the 1940's.

Parents Luncheon with the President
12:30PM – 2:00PM | Soundstage, Entertainment Media Complex 
The President and university deans invite parents, along with their son or daughter, to join them for lunch.  Parents will have the unique opportunity to listen to the President’s vision for Woodbury, speak with their child’s dean, meet other parents, and learn how they can become an active part of the Woodbury family.

Faculty Presentations
2:00PM - Jeanine Centuori, Undergraduate Chair, School of Architecture (Burbank) and Director of the Architecture and Engagement Center (ACE Center):  "Cabins: an Architecture of Improvisational Transformations."  This four semester outreach design/build project brought architecture students outside of the academy in the service of a social cause.  Students designed and built 10 structures to be used by a therapeutic horseback riding facility in nearby Shadow Hills.

2:30PM – Will McConnell, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Assistant Dean of the Institute of Transdisciplinary Studies:  “Moving from Land to Sea: the Colorado River Basin, Sea of Cortez, and International Issues in Ecosystem Protections.”  Our understanding of best decisions in protecting rapidly eroding ecosystems is deeply impacted by existing political, legal, cultural and economic structures of decisionmaking. The presentation is a case study of Angelenos' relation to the Sea of Cortez, illuminating the need to re-frame assumptions in the struggle to shift current decisionmaking practices (and processes) for creating longer-term environmental sustainability in the entire west and Baja.

Alumni & Family Carnival and Beer Garden
12:00PM – 5:00PM | Alumni Quad | Cash only vendors
Come out and experience an afternoon of games, student organization booths, arts & crafts, food, entertainment, and more with your family, friends and the Woodbury University community.

Campus Tours
12:00PM - 2:00PM | All tours depart from Alumni Fountain 
Alumni and families are invited to take a walking tour of the beautiful and lush Woodbury campus with an Alumni & Family Weekend tour guide. Whether it is your first visit to campus or you are a part of the Woodbury alumni family, there is always a new site to see or fact to learn.

Office Hours
12:00PM - 2:00PM | Carnival, Hensel Hall, Miller Hall
Come and visit Woodbury’s friendly staff, on an informal basis, of various student-service related offices.

Class Reunions: 1963, 1973, 2003, 2008
3:00PM - 4:00PM | Beer Garden, Alumni Quad
Come renew old friendships and share memories as Woodbury University celebrates your reunion!   Explore the campus community at our carnival and make new memories with friends of old!

In My Child’s Shoes
3:00PM – 4:00PM | Fletcher Jones Foundation Auditorium
As the parent of a design student have you ever wondered, What are all these projects my student is working on? What are all these supplies for? What exactly is “studio?”  Find out what life as a design major is like from faculty and current students.

Atmosphere | $5.00 Students | $10.00 General
9:00PM | Optional chartered bus departs campus
9:00PM | Lure, Hollywood, CA
Join Program Board for their annual Atmosphere lounge event for an evening of live entertainment, dancing, and more. Limited tickets are available for sale starting October 7.
To purchase tickets: http://aswupb-atmosphere.eventbrite.com/ Password: ‘Hollywoodlivin.’


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 – ALUMNI & FAMILY WEEKEND
Soccer Showdown: LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes | $10.00 Students | $38.00 General, $1.00 donation to the Alumni Association is included in your reservation
3:30PM | Optional chartered bus departs campus
6:00PM | StubHub Center, Carson, CA
Grab your friends and family and watch the world's most popular sport - soccer!  Limited tickets are available.   Included in the price of the ticket, the group will be able to go down to the field and watch the Galaxy warm up at 5PM.  Photos are encouraged! 


For more information on Woodbury Week, please call 818.252.5214.

For volunteering opportunities, please contact Patti Quigley at patricia.quigley@woodbury.edu.


Local Hotels:

Courtyard Burbank
2100 Empire Ave.,
Burbank CA 91504
P: 818.288.9005

For rate and booking information:

http://cwp.marriott.com/burcy/woodburyuniversity     

 

Hampton Inn & Suites
Los Angeles/Burbank Airport
7501 North Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91504
Phone: (818) 768-1106 Fax: (818) 768-1126

For reservations, call and ask for the Woodbury Rate or reserve ONLINE

 

 

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