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Students question ULV admissions standards

Debbie Allison Staff Writer There is a notion among some La Verne students that our university differs from similar schools in one significant way: the level of difficulty, or lack thereof, in our admission requirements. The impression among some is that La Verne is much more lenient with its admission requirements, leaving some students wondering and speculating as to why this is. “I remember when... 

Redman talks education, marriage

Redman talks education, marriage
One of Peggy Redman’s greatest passions has been to prepare teachers to work with children in today’s world. Redman is an alumna of the University of La Verne, joined the staff in 1983 and served as director of alumni while earning her doctorate in education, which she completed in 1992. She then served as director of education and professor of education until 2009. She now holds the La Fetra... 

First Person Experience: Getting fit for the summer

First Person Experience: Getting fit for the summer
Grant Woods, graduate business major and assistant strength and conditioning coach, demonstrates an abdominal workout routine in Ortmayer Stadium. The routine includes a Hindu push-up, squat jumps and high intensity sprinting. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Phillips Staff Writer In less than 10 minutes, beads of sweat were running down my forehead after trying one of Fitness Center and Strength... 

Faculty aids LGBT community

Kevin Garrity Editor in Chief The University of La Verne Ad Hoc Action Group has recently conducted a four-part symposium on issues relating to gender and sexuality. From the meeting, those involved have decided to organize a “safe list” comprised of faculty, staff and administrators who are open allies of the LGBT community. Phone numbers and whether or not the individual has had Safe Zone Training... 

Major shouldn’t matter, says Dietz

Major shouldn’t matter, says Dietz
Janis Dietz, professor of business administration, presents her lecture, “The Myth that Major Matters in Johnny’s Future” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Dietz talked about the problems facing college graduates with respect to the contemporary job markets. The Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy sponsored the event. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Elsie Ramos Staff... 

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... 

Graduation speakers announced

Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Spring commencement is a mere week away and the lineup of graduation speakers was recently announced. The College of Law commencement ceremony will take place Sunday at the Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion at 2 p.m. Irene Khan, former secretary general of Amnesty International, will be given the graduating remarks to the law students. Khan is a prominent human rights... 

News Briefs

Faculty lecture Robert Barrett, professor of law and business, will present a lecture at noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The lecture, titled “Business Law and Business Ethics: New-Media Approaches” is sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and La Verne Academy. Admission is free. Administrative restructuring President Stephen Morgan announced an organizational restructuring... 

Event honors faculty and staff

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer They may be strict in the classroom, but on May 7 the University of La Verne faculty was anything but serious. It must have been the warm air or the excitement that summer break is approaching. The Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony, held in the Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion, at times mimicked a Comedy Central Roast. Master of Ceremonies Mike Laponis, professor... 

Ahmed Ispahani reflects on 40 years

Ahmed Ispahani reflects on 40 years
Ahmed Ispahani, professor of business administration and economics, was recognized for 40 years as a faculty member at the University of La Verne. Ispahani, who earned his undergraduate degree in economics at the University of Karachi, and both his master’s and doctorate from USC, joined the faculty in 1964. Ispahani took a leave of absence in 1968 to serve as economic adviser for the Iranian government.... 
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