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Olson discusses prejudice at work

Olson discusses prejudice at work
Associate Professor of Management and Leader­ship Deborah Olson presents “Mid and Late Career Growth: Engagement and Meaning” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. She engaged the audience with an activity to show why companies benefit from teamwork, asked questions and explained the general neglect experienced by employees in mid- to late career stages. She said older employees contribute... 

Study proves brand name impact

Study proves brand name impact
Adham Chehab, professor of finance, presents his research in the lecture “Brand Capital and Shareholder Equity: The Effect of Brand Value on Stock Performance and Economic Benefits,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Before beginning his teaching career at La Verne in 2002, Chehab taught at the University of New Orleans. / photo by Jessica Harsen Amanda Larsh Staff Writer In the University’s... 

Godwin believes redevelopment hurts schools

Alana Glenn Staff Writer Students and faculty gathered in the President’s Dining Room Monday as associate professor of public admini­stration Marcia Godwin presented her talk on redevelopment in California as part of the faculty lecture series. In her lecture, “Complexity Theory and Policy Collapse: The End of Redevelopment in California,” Godwin focused the redevelopment in California, or the... 

Cao encourages use of social media

Cao encourages use of social media
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences Yingxia Cao presents “Antecedents and Consequences of Social Media Utilization in College Teaching: A Research Model with Mixed-Methods Analysis,” focusing on the use of social media by professors in the classroom, Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Ryan Gann Amanda Larsh Staff Writer  As technology and social media continually flood... 

ELS students face unique challenges

ELS students face unique challenges
Mackenzie Bristow, center director for the ELS language center, talked about the challenges of students from other countries adapting to American culture at her faculty lecture, “International Higher Education and Advocacy Work: From the Desk to DC” Monday. / photo by Jessica Harsen Rachel Sandoval Staff Writer Students and faculty gathered Monday in the President’s Dining Room for Mackenzie... 

Generation Y problems discussed

Generation Y problems discussed
Yvonne Smith, professor of management, presented her lecture “Millennials, Personal Accountability and the College Classroom” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Smith discussed the Millennial generation, made up of those born in the years of 1980 to 2000. Smith cited a study that measured the academic performance of the Millennials. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Cody Luk Staff Writer Professor... 

Clark discusses local water issues

Clark discusses local water issues
Al Clark, associate vice president of academic affairs, presents “ Water, Watershed and Warming: An Environmental History of the San Gabriel River, 1542-2042” at Monday’s faculty lecture. Clark, who has been researching this topic since he was an undergraduate, is compiling his research into a book. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Candice Nuñez Staff Writer Al Clark, wearing a watering can with... 

Calhoun livens lecture with music

Calhoun livens lecture with music
Assistant Professor of Music James Calhoun is joined by sophomore music major Vicky Campos, junior music major Paolo Kespradit, and junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro to sing Richard Smallwood’s, “Total Praise.” Calhoun’s lecture, “The Roots and Evolution of Gospel Music” was noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Mariela Patron News Editor James... 

Lecture focuses on gay immigrant citizenship

Lecture focuses on gay immigrant citizenship
Assistant Professor of Psychology Nadine Nakamura presented “Examining the Psychological Impact of Immigration on Diverse Immigrant Populations,” for the faculty lecture series Monday. During her talk Nakamura discussed the report “Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century,” which she co-wrote with the other five members of the 2011 American Psychological Association’s... 

Faculty lecture focuses on second language acquisition

Faculty lecture focuses on second language acquisition
For his lecture “Language Immersion: Psychological Implications,” Justin Saldana, associate professor of education, spoke about immersing himself in French language when he traveled to France during his Sabbatical last year. Saldana, who is originally from Mexico, told his audience that immersion is the best way to learn a foreign language. / photo by Stephanie Ball Erica Maurice Staff Writer Monday’s... 
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