The University of La Verne’s fourth annual Makerspaces for Innovation and Research in Academics (MIRA) conference will take place virtually on Thursday, July 15, and will feature a range of solutions from makerspaces all over the country.
The University of La Verne has appointed Emmeline de Pillis as the new dean of the College of Business and Public Management. She will join the university on July 12, replacing Abe Helou, who had served as dean since 2008.
The University of La Verne graduates of spring 2020, and winter and spring 2021 finally had their day in the sun—literally—on June 12 as they proudly marched into San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino for in-person commencement ceremonies.
With limited face-to-face sales options available due to state and county COVID-19 restrictions, the three Integrates Business Program teams found ways to supplement sales through online platforms. Their total sales in spring 2021 reached over $12,000—an increase of approximately $4,400 over spring 2020.
Isabella Guzman took a break from her role as head of the nation’s Small Business Administration—a cabinet-level post—to tell graduates of the University of La Verne that “there is no greater measure of success than service to others, because it’s not enough to achieve for yourself alone. Your community, your city, your state, your country are only as strong as you make them.”
University of Hong Kong Dean and Professor of Education Encourages Graduates to Advocate for a Peaceful, Equitable Life for All
University of Hong Kong Dean and Professor A. Lin Goodwin gave heartfelt advice to the 295 LaFetra College of Education spring 2021 graduates during their virtual commencement ceremony on May 29. “Share the great knowledge and skill that you have obtained with others,” Goodwin said.
At their virtual commencement ceremony on May 29, the first African American judge to serve in Riverside County Superior Courts told the 85 spring 2021 graduates from the University of La Verne College of Law to “share the great knowledge and skill that you have obtained with others.”
Isabella C. Guzman, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration and a member of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet, will address graduates of the University of La Verne’s College of Business and Public Management during its virtual commencement on May 29. Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Associate Justice and former Riverside County Justice Richard T. Fields, and University of Hong Kong Dean and Professor A. Lin Goodwin will also speak to the university’s spring 2021 graduates.
The University of La Verne announced its new Sustainability Studies major during the Robert and Mary Neher Global Sustainability Lecture held on Earth Day, April 22.
University of La Verne Will Open New Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Social Impact with Gift from Randall Lewis
The University of La Verne has received a gift of $2 million from prominent real estate executive and philanthropist Randall Lewis. The gift will establish the Randall Lewis Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Social Impact.