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In the News: July Media Mentions

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This month’s newsworthy University of La Verne accolades showcase our university’s latest updates and happenings for the month of July:

  • Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor of Biology Jennifer Clarke is the first to identify regional differences in elk dialects. She is a behavioral ecologist that studies bioacoustics to aid in animal conservation efforts.

    Jennifer Clarke
  •  The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) awarded the University of La Verne men’s basketball program the Team Academic Excellence Award for completing the 2022-23 academic year with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • The University of La Verne will receive $8.5 million in state funding to go toward the construction of a new facility for the College of Health and Community Well-Being in Ontario. The funds were part of Senator Susan Rubio’s 2023–24 budget for District 22 and were recently approved by California Governor Gavin Newsom. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2024.
  • Alumna Azalea “Ozzy” Mora ’13 joined KLAS 8 Las Vegas as an anchor/reporter. She has also hosted CW’s “Mysteries Decoded” and the Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures” investigating the Cecil Hotel.
  • President Devorah Lieberman was added to Cal Poly Humboldt’s Presidents Courtyard in honor of alumni who have recently served as presidents of universities and colleges.
  • Professor of Public Administration Marcia Godwin shares her thoughts on the field of candidates for California’s 50th assembly district and shares what they need to do to get ahead for party endorsements.
  • University of La Verne officially renamed the College of Law and the College of Business and Public Management on July 1 to better meet the future needs of students and communities in the region.
  • Alumni Christian Orozco ’16 and Alejandra Molina ’05 have both joined the De Los reporting staff for Los Angeles Times. Orozco is an assistant editor. He joined The LA Times in 2017. Molina is a reporter exploring Latinx identity.

To keep up with the University in the news, see all media highlights, updated regularly.