UHEF & Uni News


Feb, 2018

David Nwaba ‘11 making the most of his chances in Chicago

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[Posted February 1, 2018] Nice story in the Los Angeles Times on David Nwaba ‘11, now playing with the Chicago Bulls of the NBA and doing well. Said Nwaba, “I’m enjoying every second and they’re believing in what I bring to the team and what I can bring defensively. That’s where it all started. The Lakers gave me an opportunity because of what I brought on the defensive end, so it’s good that they can see what I bring on that end and I just look to give my best […]



Jan, 2018

Uni in the aftermath of the 1933 Long Beach earthquake

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[Posted January 25, 2018] UHEF co-president Judy Wolfenstein received a note from 1939 graduate Mits Kayagowe, who actually attended Uni for five years – from the eighth grade in 1935 through 12th, in 1939 … the last class to graduate prior to the outbreak of World War II! Among the highlights were memories of how the campus changed after a major earthquake: “After the 1933 Long Beach earthquake, the main administration bldg. was unusable so the city had to import half-canvas, parklike cabins for classrooms. These were lined up on […]



Nov, 2017

Thanks to the 14 Uni alumni now teaching there!

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[Posted November 20, 2017] Uni has a long history of alumni involvement, including a significant number of teachers and staff who have come back to school. Today, there are 14 alumni serving in staff positions: Steve Ackerman ‘89 Teacher/Social Studies, Leadership Advisor and Boys Basketball Coach (at Uni since 1994) Roberta Barnes ‘73 School Psychologist (at Uni since 1999) Daniel Bravo ‘91 Counselor Walter Burgos ‘91 Teacher/Special Education Leslie Coleman ‘89 Teacher/Spanish Sam (German) Estrada ‘85 Teacher/Special Education (at Uni since 1992) Brenda Fabbro ‘98 Teacher/Physical Education Dayle Fuqua-Caballero Teacher/Spanish […]