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Posts from September 2012

Celebrating Opportunity

Nearly 600 attended the University of La Verne’s Latino Educational Access and Development conference Thursday in La Verne. High school students and educators filled the Ludwick Conference Center atop the Sara & Michael Abraham Campus Center and the audience overflowed into the Ann & Steve Morgan Auditorium where the program was projected onto a wide […]

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Access Is Granted

At the University of La Verne’s first Latino Educational Access and Development conference, students get a road map to higher education and a successful future.

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Speaking of Hot Spots

Before a near-standing-room-only audience in Howell Board Room, noted author and scholar Dr. Julius Coles, a Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow and Director of the Andrew Young Center for International Affairs at Morehouse College, spoke about the challenges before emerging nations in his lecture, “Africa in the 21st Century,” the first Hot Spots lecture of the […]

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Transfer of Power

Dr. Janice Pilgreen, the newest member of The Academy at La Verne, has dedicated her career to enabling students to unlock the door to knowledge and understanding by helping them to read and to write better.

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A Powerful Experience

On August 25 more than 600 newly admitted freshman learned first-hand what their university is all about when they took part in the University of La Verne’s first FLEX (Freshman Learning Experience) Community Engagement Day. With the help of 25 faculty and administrators, 28 OWLS (Orientation Week Leaders), and 26 buses and vans, students spent […]

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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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Alumni, Hear Our Call

Phonathon takes place each semester and provides an opportunity for La Verne students to speak with alumni about the latest highlights around campus.

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

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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.