Spirit of La Verne Ceremony

The Ludwick Center for Spirituality, Cultural Understanding, and Community Engagement presents

The Spirit of La Verne Recognition Ceremony and Reception honors individuals from our community who are living out the core values represented by the Ludwick Center: spirituality, cultural understanding, and community engagement.

Please join us for the recognition ceremony and reception on Tuesday, May 7 from 5-6 pm (1 hour event followed by a reception) at the Ludwick Center Sacred Space.  Beverages and appetizer provided.

The Spirit of La Verne is sponsored by the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Office of International Services and Engagement, and the Center for Multicultural Services.

Please join us to celebrate!


2024 Spirit of La Verne Honorees

Naakoshi Imhotep, Legal Studies ’24
Gabriel Palacios Paz, Physics ’24
Nadeen Mohammad, Biology ’24


Jason Neidleman, PhD
Professor, Political Science

Veronica Esconfrey-Runnels, Ed.D
Associate Professor and Chair, Educational Counseling & School Psychology Program
La Fetra College of Education


Staff / Administration
Victoria Aleman
Director, ROC Ontario

Brooke Grasso Lavin
Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences

Randa N. Jouzi, Ed.D
Academic Advisor,  Associate Director MBA

Savanah Garcia
Director, Academic Success Center

Eugene Shang
Director, Residence Life and Student Conduct