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At 76 Peggy Redman, director of the La Verne experience and director of teacher education, is retiring.
SPARK Leadership Conference offered two days of panels, workshops and group discussions to women students on campus last weekend.
Head softball coach Julie Smith and Paul Alvarez, director of the Athletic Training Education Program, spoke at the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spots lecture Thursday about the affect of politics upon international sports.
Reinforcing the concept of women in leadership positions, developing communication skills, and shaping women into pro-active thinkers are just some of the goals the SPARK Women’s Leadership conference wants to achieve on campus this semester.
The fondest memories Noelle Cozbar, senior political science major, has of her childhood in Syria of a country much different to the one currently engulfed in a civil war that has affected her family and Syrian citizens.
On May 10 members of the University community gathered in Sports Science and Athletic Pavilion for the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony.
University administrators will launch phase two of the La Verne Experience – the sophomore experience – in the fall of 2014. The Sophomore La Verne Experience, or SOLVE, will essentially be a two-unit course centered around student involvement.
Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September.
Students and faculty attended a discussion panel, which focused on Los Angeles Times photographer Michael Robinson-Chavez’s photographs of the poverty-stricken gold mining community in La Rinconada, Peru, March 8 in Morgan Auditorium.
Jason Neidleman, professor of political science, and Gitty Amini, associate professor of political science, discussed the effects of 9/11 on the liberty and security of society in their lecture on Tuesday.