Thanks to a significant gift from attorney and alumnus Frank J. Lizarraga, Jr. ’80, the University of La Verne has endowed its first dean. Lizarraga’s gift supports the dean of the College of Law, a position currently held by Kevin S. Marshall, JD, MPA, PhD. Effective immediately, Marshall assumes the title of the Frank Lizarraga Endowed Dean of the College of Law.
The University of La Verne College of Law awarded its inaugural Brad Baldwin and Christopher Mendez Legacy Scholarship to Kissy Martinez in recognition of her interest in and commitment to providing legal support to immigrants.
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman Appointed Honorary Senior Advisor at Hague Institute for Global Justice
The Hague Institute for Global Justice has appointed University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman to its honorary senior advisory panel.
The University of La Verne has appointed Shannon Mathews as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Her term begins on January 4, 2021.
The University of La Verne celebrates essential healthcare workers for National Physician Assistant (PA) Week. This national event is celebrated yearly from Oct. 6-12 in recognition of PAs and their contributions to the healthcare profession.
This academic year may be unlike any other, but I am confident that it will be rewarding and productive. I would like to share with you the following updates on the university’s plans for winter and spring.
College of Law Alumna Soheila Azizi Named Lawyer of the Year by Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
The Western San Bernardino County Bar Association has honored University of La Verne College of Law alumna Soheila Azizi with the Jennifer Brooks Lawyer of the Year Award. Azizi accepted the award during the association’s virtual 2020-2021 Installation of Officers & Awards Ceremony on Oct. 1, 2020.
The University of La Verne has completed the largest comprehensive fundraising campaign in its history, exceeding more than $125 million to support key university initiatives.
On Friday, Sept. 11, the University of La Verne welcomed the new academic year with the first ever virtual Convocation ceremony. Students, faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, and friends of the university were invited to join the event online as one community.
The United States Department of Education has awarded the University of La Verne $3 million in Title V grant funding to provide academic support, financial literacy, and college-to-career preparedness to students.