Two groups of La Verne broadcasting students were honored with first and third-place wins by the Broadcast Education Association last month in Las Vegas.
The Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony was hosted by Associate Dean of Student Affairs Ruby Montano-Cordova with a cheer. The ceremony recognize faculty for time served, promotion and tenure, and recognized academic research.
David Werner, associate professor of English, said he learned everything he knows about teaching from prison. He elaborated on this in his lecture titled “Lessons from Prison” which focused on why inmates should be educated – so they won’t return to prison after they are released.
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.
Celine Cousteau, the granddaughter of Jacques Cousteau and daughter of ocean explorer and filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau, presented “Substanability in the Age of Globalization,” a talk on campus last week in Morgan Auditorium.
Valerie Jordan, professor of psychology presented a summary of some of her research on the ambiguity and missing information between states about mental health services on Monday at the President’s Dinning Room as part of the faculty lecture series.
Kevin Middleton, associate professor of biology at Cal State San Bernardino, presented three research topics to explain the working physiology of animals.
Provost Greg Dewey and Professor of Computer Science Seta Whitby have created a curriculum contest for which students will help the University of La Verne create a new four-year curriculum using existing courses.
Campus and community news for the week of May 4, 2012.
Some University of La Verne students were getting ready to compete in a basketball game for charity recently. Their hope was to of raise money for the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, which benefited the National Kidney Foundation.