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					                                                                                                                    Claremont COURIER/Saturday, October 8, 2011   27

Urlich selected as the College’s best community partner
                                                          College and was teaching at Condit Elementary School

         ongtime Claremont resident Chris                 by 1964. The longtime educator would go on to work
         Urlich has been active in the com-               38 years in the Claremont Unified School District that
         munity since her arrival in 1960.                included teaching stints at Mountain View and Vista del
   Forty-one years later, the Claremont Colleges hon-     Valle Elementary Schools, as well as a 16-year tenure
ored Ms. Urlich as its 2011 Community Partner of the      as principal of Claremont Adult School.
Year at the annual Town and Gown reception on                Along with her educational efforts, Ms. Urlich has
Wednesday night. The active community member was          also been a 25-year member on the Claremont Com-
nominated by Claremont University Consortium CEO          mittee on Aging and has served on committees involved
Robert Walton.                                            in developing the original Youth Master Plan and the
   “Chris Urlich is well known as an educator and is      1995 Claremont Senior Master Plan. She is a member
recognized today by the Claremont Colleges for her sig-   of Kiwanis Club of Claremont and the Claremont Fair-
nificant role in establishing the Claremont Avenues for   plex Committee, a former board member of Mt. San
Lifelong Learning (CALL) program,” Mr. Walton said.       Antonio Gardens and a Joslyn Center volunteer.
“Since the CALL program was established, numerous                                             —Landus Rigsby
community seniors have participated along with stu-
dents in courses at the Claremont Colleges.”
   The CALL program includes all 5 of the undergrad-                                    Photo courtesy of CGU
uate schools of the Claremont Colleges and allows sen-    CEO of the Claremont University Consortium Bob
                                                          Walton, left, with Chris Urlich, center, and her hus-
iors to take selected classes on any of the campuses at   band, Barry Urlich pose for a photo following the
no cost. The program came about as a result of the        Town and Gown reception where Ms. Urlich was
Claremont Senior Master Plan in 1995.                     named The Claremont Colleges 2011 Community
   Ms. Urlich first came to Claremont to attend Scripps   Partner of the Year.

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Description: Longtime Claremont resident Chris Urlich is selected as the 2011 Claremont Colleges Community Partner of the year. From the Claremont Courier, Oct 8, 2011.