UHEF & Uni News


Feb, 2015

Thanks to our October, November and December contributors!

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[Posted February 1, 2015] The mission of the Uni Hi Education Foundation is to raise funds for the continued support of Uni’s academic, athletic and performing arts programs. Created in 1985 to counter the effects on Uni of budget cuts across the L.A. Unified School District, nearly $600,000 has been raised to assist faculty and students. We salute and thank our 171 contributors from the fourth quarter of 2014, including 103-year-old Hal Cunningham, who attended the school when it was known as Warren G. Harding High! Contributors are listed by […]



Dec, 2014

Honorary Degree bestowed on 103-year-old former Harding High Student!

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[Posted December 14, 2014] What is now University High School was originally Warren G. Harding High School, which opened in 1924. The name of the school was changed to recognize the opening of the new UCLA campus in nearby Westwood in 1929. Pictured above: The Honorary Diploma given to 103-year-old Hal Cunningham (Photo courtesy UHEF) Harold “Hal” Cunningham was born in 1911 and attended Harding High School in what was then known as the “Sawtelle” section of Los Angeles, beginning in 1926. Unfortunately, he never quite finished. Now 103, Cunningham […]