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Faculty, staff honored for service and tenure

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer The Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony was hosted by Associate Dean of Student Affairs Ruby Montano-Cordova with a cheer. “Do you know Leos are the best, oh yes oh yes, we stand up to any test, oh yes oh yes, we are the best and the best in the west,” the crowd chanted. The ceremony recognize faculty for time served, promotion and tenure, and recognized academic... 

Werner discusses the education of inmates

Werner discusses the education of inmates
David Werner, associate professor of English, spoke on “Lessons from Prison” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Werner talked about how prisoners, when released, are very likely to return to prison. Werner’s presentation was hosted as part of the weekly faculty lecture series. / photo by Katherine Careaga Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer David Werner, associate professor of English, said he... 

Students support GMO food labeling proposition

Alex Forbess Staff Writer Gabriela De La Cruz, Lanae Hernandez and other students in the master of public administration program had one reaction after watching “The Future for Food”: disbelief. De La Cruz considers herself health conscious; she reads the nutrition labels and asks questions about the health benefits of various ingredients, she said after the watching the documentary recently... 

Cousteau champions environment

Cousteau champions environment
Celine Cousteau speaks to students and faculty about making a difference in the world through volunteering April 27 in Morgan Auditorium. Cousteau is a photographer and host for documentaries on the Discovery Channel and PBS. She is also the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization CauseCentric Productions. / photo by Candice Salazar Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Celine Cousteau,... 

Jordan presents research on state mental health regulations

Jordan presents research on state mental health regulations
Valerie Jordan presents a lecture explaining how states differ on various mental health issues and state-specific licensing exams for psychologists. Jordan, professor of psychology, titled her lecture “State-by-State Variation in Mental Health Regulations.” It was part of the Faculty Lecture series on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Karo Chakhlasyan Staff... 

Middleton talks genetic diversion

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Kevin Middleton, associate professor of biology at Cal State San Bernardino, presented three research topics to explain the working physiology of animals. His research looked at lab mice, penguin feathers and bat bones. Middleton used an example of a bicycle’s construction by saying that the similar materials can be put together to make something different but still... 

Students join contest to create degree plans

Students join contest to create degree plans
Rachel Rivera, a liberal arts and religion and philosophy major, proposed a general education curriculum for traditional-aged students for her Management Integration Systems class in Founders Hall on Monday. Rivera owns a window cleaning and janitorial service. / photo by Candice Salazar Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Provost Greg Dewey and Professor of Computer Science Seta Whitby have created a... 

News Briefs

SIFE Celebration The College of Business and Public Management is holding a regional championship celebration and presentation from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. For more information email ighazzawi@laverne.edu. CPP Accounting Spring Banquet Beta Alpha Psi and Cal Poly Society of Accountants are holding their annual Spring Banquet at 6 p.m. on May 9 at the Sierra La Verne Country... 

Millennials: the next great generation?

Frank Elaridi Senior Editor Some University of La Verne students were getting ready to compete in a basketball game for charity recently. Their hope was to raise money for the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, which benefited the National Kidney Foundation. Three of those students were sisters from Phi Sigma Sigma sorority, and were excited to talk about the importance of civic engagement and giving back. “It’s... 

Program helps migrant teenagers

Program helps migrant teenagers
Adonay Montes, assistant professor of education and co-director of the Spanish bilingual bicultural certificate program, spoke on migrant youth Monday in the President’s Dining Room. He described ways to help migrant high school students overcome test anxieties. Montes started the program to help better prepare migrant latino students for college. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Mariela Patron Staff... 
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