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Redman prepares for next phase

Redman prepares for next phase
Peggy Redman, professor of education and director of teacher education, was the inaugural recipient of the Spirit of La Verne Award. As she prepares to retire this year, she cherishes the numerous honors and positions she has held and is ready for the next chapter in her life. / photo by Julian Burrell Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor At 76 Peggy Redman, director of the La Verne experience... 

Conference inspires women leaders

Conference inspires women leaders
Professional leaders and La Verne alumnae spoke at the keynote panel during the SPARK Women’s Leadership Conference on March 8. Andria Reta, SCAN Health Plan Community Outreach Coordinator, speaks about how important it is for women to have mentors to guide them through their academic and professional careers. / photo by Katie Madden Hayley Hulin Staff Writer SPARK Leadership Conference offered two... 

Smith and Alvarez analyze sports culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor 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 effect of politics upon international sports. The lecture, entitled “International Sports: Athletic Achievement or Political Football?” took place in the President’s... 

Conference SPARKs women’s empowerment

Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer 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. Students Mary Anne Mendoza, Noelle Cozbar and Yasmine Andrawis are planning and directing the conference that hopes to create... 

Cozbar shares Syrian perspective

Cozbar shares Syrian perspective
Noelle Cozbar, a senior political science major, came to the United States from Damascus, Syria at 8. On Sept. 20 she spoke at a Board of Trustees meeting about her experience at a women’s leadership conference hoping for a similar event on campus. Cozbar is involved in Voices in Action, Honors Club, Honors Program and is a Landis Leadership Scholar. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Mariela Patron News... 

Faculty, staff honored for service

Faculty, staff honored for service
Senior executive director of the San Fernando Valley campus Nelly Kazman accepts the Administrative Professional Employee of the Year Award during the Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony in the Athletic Pavilion May 10. The ceremony is an annual event recognizing and thanking the many employees who work for the University of La Verne. / photo by Christopher Mora Erica Maurice Staff Writer On May... 

Sophomore La Verne Experience focuses on interpersonal ties

Robert Penalber Managing Editor 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. An optional pilot program of SOLVE will launch during spring semester 2014. Administrators are currently working to fill... 

Amini leads international studies

Mariela Patron News Editor Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September. Amini hopes to continue Marcus’ legacy and focus on increasing ISI’s awareness on campus to provide more funding for the organization. “Dr. Marcus has left it in such great shape,” Amini... 

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology; Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry; and Michael Robinson Chávez, Los Angeles Times photographer, discuss the effects of gold mining in Rinconada, Peru, during a panel discussion March 8 that also included, Professor of Spanish Gabriella Capraroiu and Professor of Political Science Gitty Amini. The panel, which took place in Morgan Auditorium, dicussed... 

Lecture addresses the politics of fear

Lecture addresses the politics of fear
Jason Neidleman, professor of political science, explains the idea of security using a poster produced by the British Ministry of Information during World War II in his lecture on Tuesday. In the lecture “The Politics of Fear: Balancing Liberty and Security at Home and Abroad” Neidleman spoke of American suspicion toward Muslim communities but also expressed optimism about the place of the United... 
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