Cohort Reflections

Take Two – The Creation of “GOAT”

By Eva Gomez, Director of Annual Giving and Special Gifts, California State University Channel Islands It seemed like just yesterday that VCLA Cohort XXIII had gotten together for their first highly anticipated meeting.  As we all arrived for our second meeting, the anticipation and anxiety over what to expect had long disappeared.  Instead, we were…

Cheers to a Successful Session One

By Nerissa Stacey, Communications Strategist, Mustang Marketing After much anticipation, the first session finally arrived for all of us in VCLA Cohort XXIII — and it definitely did not disappoint. In talking with others who have participated in VCLA, I’ve consistently heard two things. First, I’ve been told that


By C.J. Keavney To Camp Arnaz with the September air still crisp and mild, Went the band of 29 known as VCLA’s Deuces Wild. Just like the 21 before them, Cohort 22 was eager To learn the wisdom to help each become a leader.