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LV to increase foreign admissions

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer One component of the University’s 2020 Strategic Vision is the a goal to increase the international undergraduate population to 10 percent by 2020. This would cause the total number of accepted international freshmen to rise from 25 students a year to 60. With the current undergraduate population at 2,728 students, the increase would put the total international undergraduate... 

International, study abroad programs get new chiefs

International, study abroad programs get new chiefs
On Thursday Jeffrey Nonemaker assumed the new position of director of international student services. Nonemaker is taking the place of Philip Hofer. Nonemaker joined the University in 1983 as director of Nea Makri Residence Center in Athens, Greece. / photo by Zachary Horton Robert Penalber News Editor Following the recent retirement of Phil Hofer, Jeffrey Nonemaker will serve as director of International... 

Foreign students adapt to life at La Verne

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer International students are an important and ever-growing part of the La Verne community. Yet as these students leave home and enter this new environment, there are things they must get used to here. “Los Angeles is a very modern city,” said graduate accounting student Pengfei Lei, from China. “La Verne is very beautiful,” Lei said. “People here are friendly,... 

Brazilian students share American experiences

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Three women from Brazil, who are currently students at the University of La Verne, shared their American experience with the La Verne community on Monday. The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and CAPES put on the event, which included Brazilian food and the three students’ interesting takes on American culture. The women involved were Soraia Teodoro... 

Learning a Halloween tradition

Learning a Halloween tradition
ELS students Majed Almubark, Fadya Al Kishi, Adwa Alrajani and Abdula Alhourshan presented their carved pumpkin in front of Leo Hall on Wednesday, naming it “Kabol.” Paige Moore, staff activities coordinator, organized the activity to give ESL students the chance to experience an American tradition. For some of the students, it was their first time carving a pumpkin. The pumpkin on the right was... 
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