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Communications has new leaders

Communications has new leaders
The Communications Department at the University of La Verne was pleased to announce the publication and broadcast leadership for Fall 2010. Courtney Gooden, will take over as LeoFM program director for the next two semesters, Kristen Campbell will be the Campus Times editor in chief and Samantha Sincock will become editor in chief of La Verne Magazine for fall 2010./ photo by Christopher Guzman Erin... 

Dessert Shoppe is a sweet haven

Dessert Shoppe is a sweet haven
Sydney and Xenia Train, owners of The Dessert Shoppe in San Dimas, opened the doors to their bakery in August. After many years of baking wedding cakes and other desserts for close friends and family, the Trains decided to open up their own commercial bakery. The Dessert Shoppe offers a wide variety of products for any occasion and all items are baked in the store. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Erin... 

TV professor to intern in Hawaii news

Erin Foltz Staff Writer Don Pollock, professor of communications, was one of six professors in the United States chosen for a National Associa­tion of Television Program Executives Summer Faculty Internship. This internship includes spending three weeks working at a Honolulu television station starting in July. After attending NATPE’s annual conference in 2009, Pollock was urged by many people... 

Director champions campus diversity

Erin Foltz Staff Writer Daniel Loera is on a mission to create an environment of diversity and acceptance on the University of La Verne campus. As an important member of the President’s Working Group on Diversity, he is already on the fast track to implementing the new Strategic Plan for Diversity. Loera, the director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, has been working for the University of... 

Club provides support for African American women

Erin Foltz Staff Writer A new club on campus, Shades of Essence, is designed for female African American students at the University of La Verne. Dealing with issues such as color, hair, weight, and general problems facing college students, this weekly gathering provides those who attend with a comfortable, interactive environment to vent about school and other stresses, get feedback for problems, and... 

Commuters eat free on Earth Day

Commuters eat free on Earth Day
Stephanie White, a junior athletic training major, introduces Muhammad Alsulayman to Legacy of Clean, a line of environmentally sensitive cleaning products by Amway Global. Students piled into Davenport Dining Hall on April 22 for Commuter Day and Earth Day, an event to inform students of ways to help the environment. An array of booths provided tips and lessons on going green./ photo by Christopher... 

O.C. center opens doors for higher education

O.C. center opens doors for higher education
There was a lot to smile about as members of the University of La Verne administration celebrated the grand opening of the new Orange County Regional Campus in Irvine. Provost Greg Dewey, President Steve Morgan, Vice President of Enrollment Homa Shabahang, Professor of Information Technology Mehdi Beheshtian and La Verne City Councilwoman Robin Carder kicked off ceremonies for the opening of the... 

New approach to getting jobs

Erin Foltz Staff Writer The University of La Verne Career Center is hosting a virtual job and internship fair, which started Monday and ends Friday. Open to students, alumni, and employers, this online forum allows participants to log in from the comfort of their own homes to browse job openings and interact with employers online. “All employers have virtual booths on their own pages with information... 

Bartelt speaks on gender, race issues

Erin Foltz Staff Writer John Bartelt, associate professor of education and technology, gave a lecture for the Colloquium Series on Diversity entitled “Gender, Identity, & Sexual Roles” on March 11. The speech focused on ways, both on and off campus, that people can be more accepting and tolerant of people from different sexual categories and identities. Bartelt compiled the information presented... 

Posters chart business partnerships

Posters chart business partnerships
Graduate student Brianna Morales talks with Lisa Martinelli-Lee, her professor for the Building Partnerships and Creating Coalitions class, about her assignment, which charts the pros and cons of the partnership between Visa and the Olympic Games. Martinelli-Lee’s class held a poster session in the Ludwick Conference Center in the Campus Center on Tuesday./ photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Erin Foltz Staff... 
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