The Magazine of the University of La Verne

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Spring 2014 VOICE

Positively Peggy

With retirement on the horizon, Peggy Redman’s legacy of caring and inspiring greatness is secure.

Remarkable Feet

Carrie Swidecki ’05, who danced her way to five Guinness World Records, now teaches her students the value of exercise.

Helping To Build Bridges

Former U.N. ambassador Juli Minoves-Triquell trains La Verne students in the art of diplomacy.

Heightening Reputation, Visibility and Prominence

La Verne has become well-known by organizations that rate institutions of higher education, earning high marks for academics, value and overall college experience.

Putting Power in Their Hands

Sharon Cruz-McKinney carries on her work with the Master’s Academy, showing young teenagers that a college degree is attainable.

A New World, In La Verne

International graduate student Kosuke Nakamura developed a new understanding of America that busted a few myths back in Japan.

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