Archive | April, 2015


Theatre, Photography Among CFA’s Undergraduate Research Presentations

The 7th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium attracted nearly 350 students from all five undergraduate colleges and the School of Film and TV. Among the presenters were Ariana Sturr, a studio arts major, and Brea Hammonds, a theater arts and communication studies major. Sturr, a senior with an emphasis in photography, is profoundly interested in humanity’s […]

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Del Rey Players: University Program of the Year

At the 2015 Student Service and Leadership Awards ceremony in Sacred Heart Chapel, the Del Rey Players were named the University Program of the Year. The entirely student-run troupe just completed its 84th year at LMU and their most recent production of “Godspell” sold out all seven performances. The Del Rey Players strives to create works of […]

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CFA Alumna Gives Fundraising a Boost

Claudine Cazian Britz ’00 knows a lot about opportunities and making the most of them. At the start of her career, she followed her curiosity about the radio entertainment business; after working full days at an office job, she volunteered a few extra hours a week to help produce Ryan Seacrest’s radio show to learn […]

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Message from the Dean

Dear Friends of CFA, It has been a wonderful 2014-2015 academic year and the College of Communication and Fine Arts has much to celebrate. Our current students and former students, our faculty and our staff, are all excelling in the key dimensions of evaluation: teaching/learning, scholarship/creative activities, and service along with a consistent commitment to […]

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Theatre Arts Lecturer Gets Visionary Playwright Award

Ian MacAllister-McDonald ’06, a faculty member of the Theatre Arts Department, has received the Visionary Playwright Award from Theater Masters, an organization dedicated to nurturing, developing, and producing or causing to be produced the work of emerging American playwrights. MacAllister-McDonald, who in addition to being an LMU alumnus is a lecturer in playwriting in the […]

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Getting a Start on the Career Path

The College of Communication and Fine Arts has heard the concerns of students and parents about career planning. In response, CFA is developing two initiatives to help students, seniors in particular, to answer the “what’s next” question. CFA is sponsoring a series of “Conversations with …” that invites distinguished alumni to campus to talk with […]

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The Financial Impact

Maria Loreto Lopez ’16, an art history major from Montebello, California, has benefited from the Communication and Fine Arts  Scholarship; the CFA Council Scholarship; and the Sarah Nell Noble Art History Scholarship. She shared this first-hand perspective of how being a scholarship recipient has affected her college experience.   I largely identify with my Hispanic heritage and I […]

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