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Gratz inspires with piano

Gratz inspires with piano
Musicians Andrew Ford, Mike Bennett, Steven Biondo and Reed Gratz filled the President’s Dining Room Monday with music Monday as the quartet performed songs written by Gratz during recovery from back surgery last Spring. The faculty lecture was titled “New Compositions for Voice and Anthroplasty.” The musicians were given the score one week prior to the performance which gave the audience a... 

Faculty approves 18-unit semester

The proposal, which would help students graduate sooner, now goes to the Board of Trustees. Angie Marcos LV Life Editor Undergraduate students may soon be able to take a maximum of 18 units per semester instead of the 17 units currently allowed. Pending Board Of Trustees approval later this month, the change would increase the maximum number of units University of La Verne undergraduates can take per... 

Faculty members showcase their research

Faculty members showcase their research
Faculty of the University of La Verne got a chance to share their academic research in the annual Faculty Research Day. The event was held in the Wilson Library on Oct. 29. More than 100 students and faculty attended the event which featured the scholarship and research of 70 faculty members. / photo by Erin Maxwell Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The University of La Verne library buzzed with energy... 

La Verne alumna gets historic LAPD promotion

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer University of La Verne graduate Tina Nieto was recently promoted to captain of the Los Angeles Police Department, making her the first female Hispanic captain in the LAPD. Nieto, a San Gabriel native, graduated in 2008 with a degree from ULV’s Master of Science in Leadership and Management program. She received her bachelor’s in criminal justice at California State... 

Italy trip planned for January

Angie Marcos LV Life Editor This January will mark the ninth year Kenneth Scambray, professor of English, travels to Italy with University of La Verne students for his Italy Experience class. Eighteen students will be joining Scambray on his annual trip to Italy for 15 days during January Interterm. “It is not just a travel class,” Scambray said. “It is an academic class.” Scambray described... 

Accreditation extended for athletic trainers

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer The athletic training education program recently received a renewal of its national accreditation for an additional 10 years. The program, which was headed by Marilyn Oliver during the application process, will now hold national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education through 2019, extending its certification from 2001. “This... 

News Briefs

Lincoln’s speeches The University of La Verne will host a presentation called “Lincoln’ Speeches Reconsidered” by John Channing Briggs from the department of English at UC Riverside at noon on Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. The event is open to everyone. For more information, call David Werner at 909-593-3511, ext. 4355. Latina/Latino Retreat A Latina and Latino retreat will be held... 

H1N1 vaccines still available at ULV

Students will be given priority for the free shots at the Student Health Center. Natalie Veissalov Editor in Chief The Student Health Center at the University of La Verne is offering the H1N1 influenza virus vaccine to students for free, while supplies last. Approximately 165 doses have been administered out of the 400 doses received from the Los Angeles County Health Department. The vaccine offered... 

Fox 11 anchor Carlos Amezcua keynotes Communications Day

Fox 11 anchor Carlos Amezcua keynotes Communications Day
Carlos Amezcua, Fox 11 news anchor, was the guest speaker for Communications Day on Oct. 23 at the Campus Center Ballroom. Amezcua is seen here with Gladstone High School students Ien Tapia, Fritzy Sanchez, Selana Guzman, Karen Lizaola and Joseph Olivare, who were among students from 51 high schools and community colleges attending the event. / photo by Cindy Harder Angie Marcos LV Life Editor Roughly... 

Granquist details injury rehab

Granquist details injury rehab
Megan Granquist, assistant professor of movement and sports science, presented a lecture on athletic training and rehabilitation in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Granquist’s topic was rehabilitation adherence and the measurement scale for an athlete’s ability and desire to respond to physical rehabilitation after an injury. / photo by Christopher Guzman The ‘will to heal’... 
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