California Baptist University welcomed more than 250 grandparents of students for the fifth annual Grandparents Day on March 30. This year we will be hosting our Grandparents on April 12, 2018! Save the Date! More information to come!
Grandparents Day - March 30, 2017
Tickets for Grandparents Day are available for $20 per person (students are free) – ticket includes: meal ticket*, classes, volleyball game, tours, play premier, photos, music performances and giveaways!
*Each paid guest will receive a meal ticket good on March 30 at any of our on-campus eateries: Brisco’s, Wanda’s, ADC, Chick-Fil-A, El Monte and Foodology
Who’s Invited: Grandparents and their current CBU students
For places to stay, click here.
You choose how you would like to spend your day at CBU with your grandchild! When you register, you will select your schedule based on your personal preferences and your student's availability. Scroll down to view the complete schedule and class descriptions.
|8:30am||Registration Opens - Stamps Courtyard|
|9:30am||Grandparents Day Welcome Session - Wallace Theater|
|10:30am||Campus Tours begin - Yeager Center loading zone|
|10:45am||3D Printing||The Next Best Thing to Real||Mentoring to Motivation: A Grandparent’s Perspective|
|12:15pm||The Holocaust||Historical Context of the Revelation of John an How it Affects our Understanding of the Book||The History of Disneyland|
|1:30pm||Coming Home: CS Lewis' Remarkable Spiritual Journey||A Taste of Honey||Lance Up|
|2:00pm||Housing Areas Open|
|2:45pm||Women’s Choir Practice and Performance|
|3:00pm||Sneak Peek Cheer Practice|
|4:45pm||Jazz Band Practice and Performance|
|6:00pm||School of Behavioral Sciences 2016-2017 Culture and Justice Lecture Series – The Spirit of Thriving: Research on Spirituality & Human Thriving|
|6:45pm||Play Premier - The Plain Princess|
Men’s Volleyball vs. UC Santa Barbara
Campus Tours – Meet at the Yeager Center loading zone
- Enjoy a guided Tour around campus on a climate controlled, wheelchair accessible bus. Sign up for tours through-out the day.
3D Printing (Joshua Park) – Yeager A111
- Experience the future through 3D printing and robotics. Learn about applications at CBU and the freedom of innovation.
The Next Best Thing to Real (Lorraine Shields) – School of Nursing, Lambeth Building, Room 108
- Learn about the tremendous impact of simulation in training Health Care Professionals. See the benefits and power of using simulated 'real’ situations to improve methods and skills used in CBU Nursing.
Mentoring to Motivation: A Grandparent’s Perspective (Tad Hove) – Business 203
- Grandparents have a warehouse of knowledge and experience! Transferring these valuable commodities to younger people can be challenging. Learn how to position yourself as a Mentor to those who can enhance their lives (and yours) with fellowship and wisdom.
The Holocaust (Daniel Skubik) – Business 203
- What is it? It's a biblical term; a historical term; a remembrance of death & destruction of the Jewish people. But what does it mean, and what does it have to do with the Church? With us, today? Come and see…
Historical Context of the Revelation of John an How it Affects our Understanding of the Book (Jeff Cate) – Yeager A111
- See pictures of the 7 cities of Asia Minor, addressed in the book of Revelation. Hear lots of fascinating info about what the original recipients faced and why John was writing to them…and what that means for us today!
The History of Disneyland (Jeff Barnes) – Innovators Auditorium, Side A
- Hear the story behind one of CBU's most popular courses, "The History of Disneyland" and how the class became an inspiration for the best-selling book, "The Wisdom of Walt: Leadership Lessons from The Happiest Place on Earth."
Coming Home: CS Lewis' Remarkable Spiritual Journey (Gayne Anaker) – Yeager A111
- C.S. Lewis’ spiritual journey was long and complex, and he admitted later in life that he supposed his road to faith was rather rare. As we look at Lewis’ road back home to Christ, we will consider its major stages and factors.
A Taste of Honey (Chef Guiseppe Pitruzello) – Innovators Auditorium, Side B
- Taste local honey from Executive Chef Giuseppe Pitruzello’s personal hives. Also, sample some delicious food pairings using honey and learn more about this liquid gold!
Lance Up (Micah Parker) – Innovators Auditorium, Side A
- Hear the who, what, where and why that makes our athletic department one of the most successful in the nation.
Housing Areas Open
- Visit your student’s housing area during this open-house time.
Women’s Choir Practice and Performance (Directed by Dr. Dawn Gilmore) – Music Room 108
Sneak Peek Cheer Practice – Cheer Room in the Recreation Center
- Watch our high-flying,quick-flippin', four-time Champion Cheer Team practice five days before they debut their 2017 National Championship Routine! (Seats are limited)
Jazz Band Practice and Performance (Directed by Dr. Guy Holliday) – Music Room 108
School of Behavioral Sciences 2016-2017 Culture and Justice Lecture Series – The Spirit of Thriving: Research on Spirituality & Human Thriving (Pamela King) - Innovators Auditorium
- The School of Behavioral Sciences invites you to the 2016-2017 Culture and Justice Lecture Series. Committed to a shared appreciation for culture, and a commitment to justice, speakers will engage the audience, sharing personal experiences as well as discussing current trends, practices, and research. Building upon a foundation of over 50 years of behavioral science education in the Inland Empire, the lecture series serves to continue to build bridges between our students, community partners, and nationally recognized experts.
Play Premier – The Plain Princess by Jim Christian, music by Tom Edward Clark, adapted from the book by Phyllis McGinley
- Princess Esmeralda has a problem. She is, well, plain. The King and Queen seek far and wide for some medicine or magic that can make her beautiful. A clever widow accepts the task and she, along with her five charming daughters, take on the challenge; and when it comes to Esmeralda, “challenge” is an understatement! The result is a special kind of magic that works a miracle. Based on the children’s book “The Plain Princess” by Phyllis McGinley, this new original musical is sure to delight all ages!
- RSVP to Mandy Hyde at 951.343.4319 by March 25 to reserve two complimentary tickets! *Additional tickets can be purchased for $15 each
Men’s Volleyball vs. UC Santa Barbara – Van Dyne Gym