Campus and community news for the week of March 28, 2014.
University of La Verne administrators announced that traditional undergraduate tuition will increase another 4.9 percent for the 2014-2015 academic year.
SPARK Leadership Conference offered two days of panels, workshops and group discussions to women students on campus last weekend.
The luck of the Irish was not present at the Fairplex’s annual IrishFest as attendance was low, but that did not stop festival attendees from having a fun time last weekend.
The Hillcrest Retirement Home held its 29th annual Good Samaritan Dinner at the Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont March 7, with the goal of raising money for the home’s emergency fund.
The recently released report, “The State of Homelessness in Pomona” for 2013, found that through community support, the homelessness rate in Pomona has decreased 54 percent from 1,389 reported homeless in 2002, to 633 in 2013.
Squeals of excitement were louder than the exhibit that simulated dinosaur roars on Family Science Discovery Day at the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology in Claremont.
Though the Blue Light project has been an overall success, Capital Planning had to remove the WEB tower in front of Dailey Theatre on Feb. 28 after receiving multiple complaints.
Nancy Walker, professor of education and Naomi Watkins, associate professor of education, speak on the value of secondary teaching methods in their faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
The University of La Verne plans to use what was formerly the site of the Education Management Building at the corner of D Street and Arrow Highway as a recreation space for students.