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Ghazzawi takes on religious diversity

Ghazzawi takes on religious diversity
Professor of Management Issam Ghazzawi entertains a full house for his lecture “The Coin Has Two Faces: Differences That Matter” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. He talked about a case study that covers issues that arose because of the religious differences among the immigrant employees at JBS S.A., an international meat packing company. / photo by Jerri White Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer Professor... 

Honorees embody ‘Spirit of La Verne’

Honorees embody ‘Spirit of La Verne’
The University of La Verne hosted its second annual Spirit of La Verne Awards Tuesday, at the La Verne Church of the Brethren. Presented by President Devorah Lieberman, the Spirit of La Verne Award went to Sharon Cruz-McKinney, community relations and outreach director in the admissions office. Cruz-McKinney was awarded for her exceptional work on behalf of the University exemplified by her leadership... 

Enactus travels to volunteer at an orphanage

Hal Hargrave Staff Writer Forty students and faculty members of the University of La Verne Enactus made a difference to the less fortunate but taking a trip to an orphanage in Mexico last month. Enactus is an organization of students and academic and business leaders committed to using entrepreneurial action to transform lives to shape a more sustainable world. The ULV team volunteered in Mexico... 

Spirit of La Verne honored

Spirit of La Verne honored
Peggy Redman, professor of education and director of teacher education, received the first ever Spirit of La Verne Award for her dedication and service to the University of La Verne Tuesday at the Church of the Brethren. Redman, a 1960 graduate of La Verne College, was also recently the first director of the La Verne Experience. / photo by Daniel Hargis Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer Professor of... 

Club helps seniors use technology

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer The senior citizens at Hillcrest received a lesson in technology from the University of La Verne’s Enactus Club. Enactus stands for entrepreneurship, action and us. It is a business club that gives back to the community. “A lot of people think in business you just make money for yourself,” Shannon Kramer sophomore business major, said. “This club gives back and it... 

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... 

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast
Issam Ghazzawi, associate professor of management, discusses the possibility of democracy in the Middle East in the Hot Spots lecture last Thursday. Ghazzawi was joined by professors Yousef Daneshbod, Yehi Mortag and Jason Neidleman. In the lecture “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges” the four professors each expressed their opinions on issues in the Middle East and took questions... 

Panel looks at Middle East issues

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer A faculty panel discussed the past, present and future of Lebanon, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries currently dealing with corruption and revolt. The discussion, “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges,” part of the Hot Spots speaker series a crowd of about 50 to the President’s Dining Room last week. Panelists Jason Neidleman, Issam Ghazzawi, Yousef... 

SIFE comes out on top in regional competition

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The University of La Verne Students In Free Enter­prise team won the 2011 USA Regional Competition and will advance to the 2011 SIFE USA National Expo­sition, from May 10 to May 12 in Minneapolis, Minn. Of the 27 teams that competed at the Regional Competition in Orange County, ULV reigned supreme in a field that featured some of the West Coast’s top institutions of... 

Saudi students win competition

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The University of La Verne Saudi Students Association won the first place award in a competition against nearly 150 other Saudi clubs nationwide. On Feb. 12, sophomore public management major and Saudi Students Association president Sami Aldejwi accepted the award in Tampa, Fla. The prize included a first place plaque, a certificate and a $2,500 check for the ULV SSA chapter. “I... 
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