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Posts from November 2011

What Makes Them Tick

More than 100 take part in a University of La Verne campus-wide event showcasing creativity, passion and engaged research by faculty and students.

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Student groups win at national level

Marie Tabarez leads the way as her outstanding video presentation earns a second-place finish and a $2,500 award in Hispanic College Quiz.

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University of La Verne’s 21st Annual International Festival

The University of La Verne’s 21st Annual International Festival took place this month in Sneaky Park. The event was colored with flags and full of culture as it celebrated and highlighted the diversity of more than 13 countries. Nearly 300 students, faculty and staff attended to learn more about the different cultures on campus. At each booth, the university’s international students greeted visitors to share information about their countries. Students shared ethnic food, wore native dress and featured key elements of their countries to interested participants.

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Saying Thanks, Face-to-Face

The University of La Verne’s Literacy Center get-together allows students and their parents to say thanks to donors in person.

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Trustee Lowell Brubaker, 94, passes

A message from University of La Verne president Devorah Lieberman regarding the passing of longtime Board of Trustees member Lowell Brubaker, who served the La Verne College and University of La Verne campus communities for 41 years:

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CEOL earns NCATE accreditation

Dean Mark Goor announced the University of La Verne’s College of Education & Organizational Leadership has been granted national accreditation, a confirmation of the college’s high standards and commitment to producing top educators and leaders. The National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) announced the decision in October, four months after the college received […]

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He’s a work in progress

With four academic degrees and a 42-year career as a librarian to his credit, Marlin Heckman is most excited about what’s yet to come.

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The University of La Verne has become the second seat of higher education in California to join the Billion Dollar Green Challenge — for no other reason than it’s the right thing to do.


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Brent Baier, recruiting coordinator and quarterbacks coach of the University of La Verne football team, got his lengthly locks buzzed at Roots Salon by Amanda Clarke (owner), Heather Repp and Aggie Paronelli, as part of a charity event to donate hair to an organization that makes hair prostheses for children.

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Campus West Grand Opening

Bathed in the dusky haze of the afternoon sun, the smell of freshly mowed grass hovering as an undeniable harbinger of spring, the University of La Verne baseball and softball teams on April 8 don...

Scholarship Gala '14

An evening of tremendous generosity and heart-felt gratitude took place at the University of La Verne’s 2014 Scholarship Gala on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Hosted at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference...

Fellowship of the Rink

La Verne, Ontario Reign 5-year Partnership Surpasses $112,000 Raised for Student Scholarships

Winter Commencement 2014

The University of La Verne's 2014 Winter Commencement on Feb. 1 consisted of a trio of ceremonies, each featuring a notable keynote speaker – Steve Carlston, NBC4 Los Angeles (KNBC) President and ...

Hollywood Heartache

A lifelong love affair with the magic of the silver screen has led Scott Essman to La Verne, where he provides his students with expert insight about filmmaking.

A Day of Redemption

Students, faculty and staff come together for a day of service to the community on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.