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Softball coach shares story of Olympic glory

Softball coach shares story of Olympic glory
Softball coach Julie Smith presents “How One Trains for an Olympic Gold Medal (and what one does with it once it’s won)” as part of the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Smith shared her experience of being part of the 1996 Olympic softball team. Smith also shared how she learned to embrace her great achievements and not allow them to define her. / photo by Pablo... 

Dyck looks at helping relationships

Dyck looks at helping relationships
Assistant Professor of Management Loren Dyck presents his research on physician-patient communication Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Dyck said he struggled to get data for his dissertation because it took him a year to get busy medical students to sign the waiver and mail it in. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Faculty members and students were pleased after hearing Loren... 

Technology integral to education

Technology integral to education
Sammy Elzarka talks at the faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room on Monday on the topic, “Technology Use in Higher Education Instruction.” He is the director of assessment and accreditation for the College of Education and Organizational Leadership. Among the facts offered by Elzarka, 89 percent of four-year public universities in the United States offer online courses, while... 

Postmodern age integrates faiths

Postmodern age integrates faiths
Lanney Mayer from the College of Education and Organizational Leadership presented his lecture, Integrating Faith with Learning in a Postmodern Age in the President€™s Dining Room on Monday. This controversial topic Generated discussion among students, faculty, and staff. / photo by Zachary Horton Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Lanney Mayer, associate professor of education, presented “Integrating... 

Goetz shares Web analytics basics

Goetz shares Web analytics basics
Jozef Goetz, professor of computer science, presents his findings on “Web Analytics” Monday as part of the Faculty Lecture Series in the President’s Dining Room. Web analytics involves taking an enormous amount of data collected from website traffic and categorizing and making use of it. Goetz presented the same lecture at the Institute of Informatics of the Wroclaw University of Technology in... 

Diversity views affected by setting

Diversity views affected by setting
Marga Madhuri, associate professor of education, presents her lecture, “Preservice Teacher Dispositions to Using Social Justice Literature in Remote Suburban and Metro­politan Teacher Education Programs,” at the weekly faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Madhuri’s research investigated how children in areas with diverse ethnic backgrounds would experience differing... 

Ghazzawi shares importance of case studies

Ghazzawi shares importance of case studies
Issam Ghazzawi opens this year’s faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room on Monday with his lecture, “Case Research Writing and Teaching.” Ghazzawi discussed his trip to Costa Rica and how it relates to La Verne’s new one-year MBA program with a Hispanic concentration. His trip included meeting the CEO of Britt Coffee, whom Ghazzawi has researched. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Sarah... 

Werner discusses the education of inmates

Werner discusses the education of inmates
David Werner, associate professor of English, spoke on “Lessons from Prison” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Werner talked about how prisoners, when released, are very likely to return to prison. Werner’s presentation was hosted as part of the weekly faculty lecture series. / photo by Katherine Careaga Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer David Werner, associate professor of English, said he... 

Jordan presents research on state mental health regulations

Jordan presents research on state mental health regulations
Valerie Jordan presents a lecture explaining how states differ on various mental health issues and state-specific licensing exams for psychologists. Jordan, professor of psychology, titled her lecture “State-by-State Variation in Mental Health Regulations.” It was part of the Faculty Lecture series on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Karo Chakhlasyan Staff... 

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SIFE Celebration The College of Business and Public Management is holding a regional championship celebration and presentation from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. For more information email ighazzawi@laverne.edu. CPP Accounting Spring Banquet Beta Alpha Psi and Cal Poly Society of Accountants are holding their annual Spring Banquet at 6 p.m. on May 9 at the Sierra La Verne Country... 
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