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Haiti Appeal Following the earthquake in Haiti, a group of ULV faculty, administrators and staff formed a group, the Haiti Relief Committee. This committee asks people to donate at least $10 for a hygiene kit, which includes daily toiletries needed by Haitians. Please make all checks to “University of La Verne” and drop it off at the front desk of the Campus Center by March 19. An event to raise... 

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Blood Drive The Red Cross is holding a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Presidents Dining Room. Make an appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org using the sponsor code ULV. All donors will receive a voucher for two L.A. Galaxy tickets. (There is a $7.50 processing fee per ticket.) E Street Closure The city of La Verne will close E Street at Arrow Highway for a 2-3 week period,... 

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Scholarship opportunity The University of La Verne is offering a 10 week summer volunteer program that can fulfill CORE 305 or a Community Service requirement and offers a $3000 tuition scholarship for the following year. This program has sites in camps, churches, and social service agencies in California, Oregon and Washington, and is working on sites in Mexico. Although the program was developed... 

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President’s Day The University of La Verne will be closed Monday to observe the President’s Day holiday. Classes will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Ring Series Lecture Al Clark, associate vice president for academic affairs, will present the lecture “German Nationalism and the Rise of the Ring” at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event is part of the Ring Festival L.A., a celebration of the Los Angeles... 

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‘Death in the El Valle’ The Honors Program will have C.M. Hardt as a guest to screen and answer questions about her film called “Death in El Valle.” Hardt’s film is about her grandfather’s suspected assassination during Franco’s Spain. The event will be from 2:20 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the President’s Dining Room. The event is open to the public. For more information, call... 

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Lincoln’s speeches The University of La Verne will host a presentation called “Lincoln’ Speeches Reconsidered” by John Channing Briggs from the department of English at UC Riverside at noon on Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. The event is open to everyone. For more information, call David Werner at 909-593-3511, ext. 4355. Latina/Latino Retreat A Latina and Latino retreat will be held... 

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Homecoming and Parents Weekend Homecoming and Parents Weekend is scheduled for Nov. 6-8. For more information visit laverne.edu/homecoming. Athletic training The Athletic Training Program has been granted continuing national accreditation by the Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education through 2019. The accreditation recognizes the quality of the faculty, staff, students and alumni... 

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Faculty workout classes In order to participate faculty and staff can either use tuition remission benefits and register for the class as a student, or show up at the first class, sign a waiver and pay a $50 fee. For further information, please contact Paul Alvarez, x.4259. Trustee diagnosed with leukemia Myrna Wheeler has been diagnosed with acute leukemia. A Web site has been established by her daughter... 
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