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Fall 2013 VOICE

A Step at a Time

With his Be Perfect Foundation, Hal Hargrave is focused on helping others recover from serious injuries.

Signing On

As University President Devorah Lieberman reaches out to alumni in Asia, La Verne enters into co-operative educational agreements with some of the best universities in China and Taiwan.

Digging For Home

La Verne breaks ground on new baseball and softball fields, to the delight of student-athletes.

Man of Steel

Mike Brown and his wife, Nancy, have literally helped build a new university with their generosity.

Slow-Burning Desire

Jerome Garcia teaches his biology students to understand that, like anything worthwhile, science takes time.

Air of Success

At age 26, Diana Castillo ’09 is the youngest β€” and first female β€” news director at KLDO-TV in Laredo, Texas.

Achievement of a Lifetime

Dianne Van Hook ’81 attributes part of her staggering impact on higher education in the Santa Clarita Valley to her La Verne doctorate.

A Leopard for Life

Mary Hollinger’s humble beginnings led to a La Verne education and an ongoing devotion to her alma mater.

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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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