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University appoints VP of advancement

After an exhaustive national search, University officials announced this week the appointment of Myra Garcia as vice president of advancement. Garcia, who will replace retiring Jean Bjerke, will take the helm June 1, or sooner. Garcia most recently served as vice president of institutional advancement at Wagner College in New York City, the same college ULV President Devorah Lieberman left to take... 

Students get SELF help with pigs

Students get SELF help with pigs
Freshman business administration major Melissa Procopio turned in her donations from her spotted pig and received a Sprinkles Cupcake, popcorn and a chance to participate in carnival games at the Spotted Pig Collection Carnival on May 3 in the Campus Center. The Spotted Pig Campaign helps raise money the Student Emergency Loan Fund, which is funded entirely by students. / photo by Debora Escobar Cindy... 

La Verne programs recognized for excellence

Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Four Awards of Excellence from the Council of Advance­ment and Support of Education have been presented to the University Advancement office at the University of La Verne. CASE is a professional association that recognizes institutes for programs that have a lasting impact. “It’s unusual to receive four awards in one year which is why I was so excited” Jean Bjerke,... 

Philanthropy club gives back to students

Cindy Vallejo Staff Writer Making their first appearance at the LeoVille club fair the Student Philanthropy Fellowship club is devoted to giving back to the students of the campus. The club originated from the department of annual giving’s Spotted Pig campaign which is part of University Advancement. When Karo Chakhlasyan, the president of the Student Philanthropy Fellowship, was looking into other... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, In response to last week’s editorial about the Spotted Pig on the Opinions page (“This little piggy has a problem,” Oct. 15), I would like to say that that campaign is not merely an effort to get your pocket change. It is about getting students to give back. It’s an endeavor to instill in us a practice of giving that can impact our world. I believe helping those around us who are... 

This little piggy has a problem

Recently many faculty members and students arrived to their offices, mailboxes and dorm rooms to discovered clear, plastic piggy banks with a note inside. The note explained the pig was from the University of La Verne Advancement department’s new Spotted Pig Campaign. The Spotted Pig Campaign was designed to encourage students and faculty to get into a habit of giving back to the University. At the... 

University Advancement office showcases student art

Charlie Neff Staff Writer Ashley Contreras, a studio art major, was recently selected to have her student project series displayed in the University Advancement lobby. Contreras produced her student project series during an advanced painting class last spring when she used photography as a base to form a painting. Contreras created five paintings during the project, each displaying silhouettes of power... 
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