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In The News: December Media Mentions

alumna danielle garcia speaking in sofi stadium at a podium for women in sports leadership event

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Check out the latest University of La Verne media coverage and mentions showcasing our community and other notable features from the month of December: 

  • Student Adrianna Procida shared with alumnus Rick Montanez ’06 how and why she wrote her first published book about her lifelong battle with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, which aired on KCAL News CBS News Los Angeles.
  • University Archivist and History Professor Benjamin Jenkins shared unique history of the citrus industry with LAist 89.3. 
  • Alumna Danielle Garcia ’15, MS ’16, speaks on stage at the Women in Sports & Events’ (WISE) 2023 Women of Inspiration Los Angeles event at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
  • Sal Medina ’98, MEd ’05, was appointed the new Mayor of Claremont. 
  • The late Galen Beery ’59 was mentioned in Yahoo News detailing his experiences photographing the life experiences of the Hmong people and their culture in war-torn 1960’s Laos. Learn more about his legacy by visiting the Galen Beery Legacy Exhibit online. 
  • Salvador Melendez, JD ’21, will be vice mayor of the City of Montebello announced Wednesday, December 13 on the Whittier Daily News
  • Deanna C. Robles ’13 passed away on December 19. She was 53 years old. She served as a Baldwin Park Unified School Board of Education trustee, among other notable titles, and will be remembered as an ardent advocate for students and those with special needs. Read more about her legacy in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

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