Davenport Institute Hosts Election 2.016 Conference on Elections and Technology

The Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership at the School of Public Policy hosted the one-day conference “Election 2.016: Technology and Civic Engagement” at the Drescher Graduate Campus on October 14. The five-session conference brought together panels of technology innovators, recognized academics, political strategists, democracy advocates, and students …

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Pepperdine Volunteer Center Holds 28th Annual Step Forward Day

For the 28th consecutive year, Pepperdine University students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends joined together to participate in Step Forward Day, the University’s annual day of service, on September 10. More than 1,500 registered volunteers served with over 75 community partners across Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, as well as …

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Space Study

A familiar sight beloved by Pepperdine students past and present, the curved staircase at the entrance of Payson Library has led thousands of visitors to the vast and limitless opportunities that have enriched their scholarship. As part of the Campus Life Project renovations, in fall 2017 this cavernous entryway will …

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The Pepperdine Perks® Program

The Pepperdine Alumni Association is now offering alumni the opportunity to join the new Pepperdine Perks program. When you register for the program, you’ll be able to save money at thousands of local and national retailers on things you buy every day. These everyday purchases include movie tickets, video rentals, …

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To all of our Step Forward Day volunteers: Thank you!

Pepperdine alumni, parents, family, and friends arrived in droves on Saturday, September 10, to celebrate Pepperdine’s mission at Step Forward Day. This year the Pepperdine alumni community served with 28 nonprofit organizations around the world. Volunteers as young as 5 years old pitched in to assist with tasks such as …

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Alumni Holiday Parties

Leaves are falling, the air is crisper, and Christmas tree farms are beginning to pop up everywhere…the holidays are just around the corner! Celebrate the season and connect with Pepperdine alumni, parents, family, and friends at a holiday party near you. Pepperdine holiday parties have become a treasured tradition for …

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A Slice of History

Since its founding in 1958, Associated Women for Pepperdine (AWP) has diligently dedicated nearly six decades to raising scholarship funds for students. Founded by Pepperdine first lady Helen Young in an effort to form a women’s group to support Pepperdine College, AWP has become famously known for serving pies and …

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Letter from the Editor

How do you define leadership? Some might argue that the term defies definition and is unquantifiable by traditional measures of success. True leadership, while abstract and subjective, is not determined by a company’s organizational chart, but demonstrated in the process of growth by serving others: modeling grace in the face …

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