Julia Ruedas, MPA ’18, was elected to the El Monte City School District’s Board of Education on Nov. 6. Ruedas is a first-time board member dedicated to bringing a community together for the success of its children.
Devorah Lieberman elected president of Executive Committee of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman was elected president of the executive committee of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), an international organization of universities in large metropolitan areas that work to create new responses to higher education challenges.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of La Verne 5th in the nation for social mobility, recognizing the university’s success in helping students from low-income families achieve equity with graduates from families with stronger financial backgrounds.
La Verne has earned a spot in the Princeton Review’s annual Guide to 399 Green Colleges for the eight consecutive year. The guide profiles institutions that have made a commitment to sustainability.
University of La Verne Professor Co-authors Paper on Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Species
David Bickford, the Fletcher Jones Endowed Chair in Biology, is among 18 international scientists who collaborated on the work, “Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment of Species,” published in WIREs Climate Change.
University of La Verne Partners With Give Something Back to Support Students Who Have Faced Adversity
The Give Something Back charitable organization has dedicated $1 million to help students obtain a college education from the University of La Verne.
The University of La Verne and Fairplex have agreed to work together to create community-based programs that will promote healthy habits and lifestyles for University of La Verne students and the greater Southern California community.
The inaugural University of La Verne California Poetry Festival will take place over two days and at two locations: Monday, Oct. 8, at the dA Center for the Arts in Pomona, from 7 to 9 p.m.; and Tuesday, Oct. 9, on campus, in the Hanawalt House Courtyard, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The inaugural class of students in the University of La Verne’s physician assistant master’s degree program ceremonially donned white coats on Sept. 28 and took an oath to provide care to the sick, seek knowledge, and to collaborate with other health care professionals for the benefit of their patients.