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In the News: September Media Mentions 

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

  • University of La Verne President Pardis Mahdavi shares her vision for the university, her identity and background, and how she will use her experiences to influence the new age of higher education with a profile in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. 
  • The University of La Verne was mentioned in the Inland Empire Magazine as the #1 top employer and best place to work in La Verne. President Mahdavi also shares answers to questions about navigating campus life and how students are prepared for future careers.
  • Professor of History Allyson Brantley spoke with National Public Radio’s Marketplace to discuss the origins of Labor Day.   
  • Professor of Kinesiology Paul Alvarez shared his experience being a servant leader in a news story for National Hispanic Heritage Month in an article for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. 
  • The City of Ontario shared with the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin the plans for the University of La Verne’s College of Health and Community Well-Being’s construction and location next to the College of Law and Public Service. The university expects to start construction on the $44 million College of Health project in early 2024. 
  • The University of La Verne was ranked among the top five private and California institutions in Wall Street Journal/College Pulse 2024 Best U.S. Colleges rankings. 
  • U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of La Verne as the top private university in California for social mobility for the second consecutive year, and sixth among all universities in the state. 
  • Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Reporter David Allen takes a moment to ride the Metrolink and reads Professor of History and University of La Verne Archivist’s newest book, “Octopus’s Garden: How Railroads and Citrus Transformed Southern California” along the way. 

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