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Baccalaureate Ceremony The Baccalaureate, a multi-faith pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the values of the University, will take place at 4 p.m. May 30 at the La Verne Church of the Brethren. Commencement Commencement ceremonies will take place May 31 at Citizens Bank Business Arena in Ontario. The first ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education... 

On the Calendar

LEC Midnight Study Hours The Learning Enhancement Center will have midnight study hours May 20-22 and May 27. Extended Library Hours The Wilson Library will be open 24 hours a day from noon Sunday to 5 p.m. May 30. The library will offer coffee and tea at 11 p.m. every night during these days. Baccalaureate Ceremony The Baccalaureate, a multi-faith pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the values... 

Wilson Library opens for finals

Wilson Library opens for finals
As finals week approaches, students flock to Wilson Library on Wednesday. The library will remain open 24 hours a day until the end of finals Dec. 14. The library has 70 study carrels, 52 computers and nine laptops available for checkout. The whiteboard at the entrance boasts student services including stress release sessions and the Learning Enhancement Center’s study tips seminars. The staff offers... 

New schedule still needs tweaking

New schedule still needs tweaking
Students have always dreaded finals week and at the University of La Verne it is no different. Everywhere you turn students are stressing, cramming and procrastinating. The Wilson Library has opened its doors for 24/7 once again and it is finally being used as students wedge themselves in every nook and cranny they can find in order to concentrate on an assignment or contemplate their doomed fate. This... 

Students address the stress of pending finals

Students address the stress of pending finals
The onslaught of the upcoming finals week sends students into a cramming fury. Finals begin today and continue after the Memorial Day weekend through May 31. / photo illustration by Zachary Horton Erica Maurice Staff Writer With finals week approaching, students have many ways to prepare, deal with stress and make sure they pass their classes. Some are taking advantage of the fact that the library... 

False alarm evacuates library

At approximately 1 p.m. Monday, Wilson Library was evacuated due to a fire alarm being set off. The disturbance was identified as a false alarm due to a portable white board hitting a smoke detector in one of the library hallways. Though the situation was under control and everyone was let back into the building shortly after, the inconvenience could have been avoided. The white board that set off... 

La Verne remembers former librarian archivist

La Verne remembers former librarian archivist
Sister Mary Dennis Peters was a reference librarian in Wilson Library for 20 years. This photo was taken in 2004. / file photo by Caroline Franke Sister Mary Dennis Peters, resource librarian for the Wilson Library, died Sept. 28 after slipping into unconsciousness following a heart attack. She was 85. “She was a very kind, gentle and generous person, I will remember her as an affirming person who... 

Faculty share books and research

Faculty share books and research
Professor of English Kenneth Scambray speaks about a chapter that he wrote called “Creative Responses to the Italian Immigrant Experience in California: Baldassare Forestiere’s Underground Gardens and Simon Rodia’s Watts Towers” in the book “Italian Folk: Vernacular Culture in Italian-American Lives.” Scambray’s presentation was part of faculty book day at the Wilson Library on April... 

Librarians facilitate success

Librarians facilitate success
Adjunct librarian Karen Beavers helps Jenise Bush, who is working on her doctoral dissertation in organizational leadership. Wilson Library provides student access to services including research assistance, free computer use, private study rooms and copy services. / photo by David Bess  Read More →

News Briefs

Flu Vaccinations The Student Health Center will be offering influenza vaccinations from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 to students and faculty who qualify. There will be a $10 fee for the vaccine. For more information and to make an appointment call 909-593-3511, ext. 4254. Faculty Lectures The faculty lecture series, sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy will continue at noon on... 
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