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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... 

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.... 

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... 

Faculty lecture series continues

Faculty lecture series continues
Cindy Cary, associate professor of education, presented her lecture on “ Continuity of Care in Infant/Toddler Child Care Programs” Monday in the West Dining Room. Cary spoke on the importance of children having the same secondary care giver throughout the child’s toddler years. The event was sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and La Verne Academy. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Board of Trustees tackles diversity

Debbie Allison Staff Writer The University Board of Trustees convened for the final time this year to discuss items such as the latest draft of the Strategic Plan for Diversity, and review findings from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges’ recent visit. The meeting took place at 8 a.m. on April 30. After a welcome from Chairman Luis Faura and introductions by President Steve Morgan, the... 

LV alum to run for state Assembly

Kristen Campbell News Editor University of La Verne alumnus and West Covina city council member Roger Hernandez is running for the 57th District California Assembly seat this November. The Democrat would replace Ed Hernandez, who is running for state Senate. The 57th District of California includes nine complete cities and portions of others all within the east San Gabriel Valley, and represents roughly... 

Kent envisions a cultured America

Kent envisions a cultured America
Steven Kent’s influence on the theater spreads over several states and countries. He serves not only as the director of theater at the University of La Verne but also contributes to several different theater projects including Junebug Productions, with whom he has directed six plays. He has directed plays for the Manhattan Theatre Club and the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, among many others.... 
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