Pepperdine hosted the 84th Founder’s Day on Sept. 22, to commemorate George Pepperdine and his vision for the University. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and other community members attended the event, which included the debut of the new alma mater, a President’s address, a visit from Olympic gold medalist and alumna Kimberly Hill and more.
Connie Horton serves as the vice president for Student Affairs at Pepperdine and also leads the Resilience-Informed Skills Education Program. Horton is a Pepperdine alumna, a licensed psychologist and has worked at the University since 2005.
As a baseball enthusiast, marketing professional and rookie father, alumnus Austin Hurwitz doesn’t shy away from sharing his two cents on what it takes to be successful in sports marketing and the life lessons he’s encountered along the way.
Pepperdine alum Olivia Robinson launched BlackDollar, an app that connects people with local Black-owned businesses last November. BlackDollar aims to help the movement toward Black economic empowerment and will soon offer financial education materials to buy.
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Relationships at Pepperdine are often serious, which leads to long term relationships and marriage. These relationships, of all shapes and sizes, appear plentiful in the Pepperdine community.
Pepperdine alumni in the journalism industry share how they’ve been working during the pandemic.
Julia Strouk, the founder of the Motivational Project, is encouraging the Pepperdine community to reach beyond the farthest stars and make their dreams a reality.
Returning and new members of PIT discuss the audition process, what they love about PIT and what they’re looking forward to this school year.
Learn more about Jim Gash, the future presidential family and where Pepperdine may be heading in the next chapter of its history