The faculty lecture series on Monday featured Marga Madhuri, associate professor of education, who presented “Preservice Teacher Dispositions to Using Social Justice Literature in Remote Suburban and Metropolitan Teacher Education Programs.”
Campus and community news for the week of Sept. 28, 2012.
Students and student athletes filled Villalobos Hall at Whittier College on Tuesday to hear Jeff Sheng, the creator of “Fearless,” speak.
With Vista La Verne and the Campus Center exceeding the City of La Verne’s height restriction, the city implemented additional fees, or taxes, to the University of La Verne to pay for fire and other public services required for these buildings.
Issam Ghazzawi, associate professor of management, presented “Case Research Writing and Teaching” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
The limited education of American students was thrust into the minds of the audience as Julius Coles spoke about his experiences of learning abroad Tuesday.
Among the changes prompted by the University’s historically high 2,500-student enrollment this semester, students returned to find classes held unusual places – often in classrooms far from departments’ home bases.
Students and staff members have differing opinions about the University’s increase in admissions and this year’s historic 650-student freshman class.
Assistant Professor of Education Adonay Montes helped lead the Migrant Education Summer Institute, a one-month program that helps develop English-speaking skills for children of migrant workers, over the summer.
The University’s 121st convocation marked the beginning of the new academic year and promised optimism and future stability for students, faculty and staff.