Day: September 19, 2016

We all need a bit of courage

Faces of the Mount Name: Lew Dauber Weekend College Professor “I am 66 years old now, so about 8 years ago I was in my late 50’s. I hadn’t been to college. I graduated in 1972 with a degree in Dramatic Arts from UC Berkley. That was enough education for me and I never really thought that I would go back to graduate school. But I was doing shows in Ventura College. I had some friends there and I developed a living history shows for a grand opening of a new library. I did a lot of research and scripts for these things and I really enjoyed it. I was able to perform, but I was also writing the things and many of the faculty there encouraged me to join and apply for the job at Ventura College. But you have to have a Master’s Degree in order to teach at the college level and I didn’t. So, they told me ‘Go back and get one.’ My blood was up to do it and I’m …

Stay active during the school year

Written by Beatriz Garay, Staff Writer Do you like staying active? Do you enjoy physical activities such as a fun workout or dancing Zumba? Well, you’re in luck! Each month the Sports & Wellness department will offer 4 group sessions at Chalon, and 3 group sessions at Doheny for students, faculty, and staff. Classes will be available based on the instructors’ availability, participant interest, and feedback. There will be “drop-in sessions” open to anyone and everyone at any skill level. “We try to provide a variety of options from cardio, strength, and dance,” shared Autumn Johnson, director of Sports & Wellness. “Each session is led by a certified instructor who helps make the workout fun and engaging.” These sessions do not require registration therefore, you can come as frequently as possible. The scheduled times also provide flexibility for commuters offering sessions at different times during the day. “It is important to be physically active, and these sessions provide fun opportunities for being active,” Johnson said. No experience is needed to join these programs. Johnson said that …