Your next chapter starts now!
We’re ready to celebrate our time-honored tradition and the notable accomplishments of our graduating students. We are proud of our Warriors and cannot wait to see their impact beyond the classroom—leading by example and setting a precedent for future generations.
Commencement 2022 Live Stream
Date: Friday, August 19, 2022, at 6 PM* PDT
Place: OC Great Park at the Championship Soccer Stadium, Irvine, CA
*Doors open at 5 PM PDT for guests, graduates should be on site no later than 4:30 PM PDT
Food Trucks will be available onsite for food and beverages.
Note: Honor Society Breakfast will be held the morning of graduation at the Westcliff Irvine Campus (Invite Only)
Venue & Parking Information
Westcliff University hosts its Commencement Ceremony at the Championship Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park. The address takes you to the alternate side of the venue. Please use google maps or apple maps and search for the name of the stadium to be directed directly to the front door.
Please find parking in Lot 3. This lot may fill up as it is still open to the general public and there are no reserved parking spaces. Lot 2 (Squadron Lot) to the west of the venue is available for overflow parking if you cannot find parking in lot 3.
If you have any additional questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com
Senior Vice President/General Manager, Call of Duty
Johanna Faries serves as Senior Vice President/General Manager of Call of Duty, one of the biggest gaming and entertainment brands in the world and the #1 selling console gaming franchise in the U.S. for more than a decade. As SVP/General Manager, Faries oversees all aspects of the Call of Duty business, including live operations and franchise-wide strategy.
Since joining Activision Blizzard in 2018, Faries led the company’s esports leagues division, including the formation and management of the global city-based Call of Duty League, which includes professional teams in 12 cities across four countries featuring the best Call of Duty players in the world and dedicated amateur competition systems. In its inaugural season, the Call of Duty League hit several major milestones, including its Championship Weekend becoming the most-watched esports event in franchise history.
A graduate of Harvard University, Faries has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Sports by both Sports Illustrated and Adweek, one of SportsPro’s Top 10 Influencers in 2020, as well as one of FORTUNE’s 40 Under 40 most influential business leaders. Faries is a sports industry veteran, having served 12 years at the National Football League at its League Office Headquarters in New York City.
Throughout her career, Faries has held executive positions in a broad range of diversity and inclusion and career development and mentorship programs, and continues to do so as Executive Champion of Activision Blizzard’s Black Employee Network. Faries grew up a multisport athlete and currently resides with her husband and sons in Los Angeles, CA.
Westcliff University Commencement 2021 Highlights