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.
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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.
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.
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.
As the University of La Verne prepares to start a new academic year with remote teaching and learning, faculty and staff are creating innovative courses and out-of-class activities to ensure a robust and supportive experience for students.
On July 16, the University of La Verne will host the third annual Makerspaces for Innovation and Research in Academics (MIRA) conference completely online.
The University of La Verne Cultural and Natural History Collections has created a small window museum series that can be viewed outside the Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center.
University of La Verne Students and Alumni Earn an All-Time High Number of Telly Awards for Film Production
Four television projects created by University of La Verne film students and alumni have garnered an unprecedented five 2020 Telly awards.