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.
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Students will find it easier to cross-register between campuses and course delivery modes when the University of La Verne implements an academic calendar realignment beginning in fall 2021. In some programs, students may also be able to shorten their time to degree by enrolling in an extra session that the new academic calendar makes possible.
The City of La Verne honored the University of La Verne with a Community Design Award for the building housing the Ludwick Center for Spirituality, Cultural Understanding, and Community Engagement.
The University of La Verne’s long-standing commitment to helping veterans reach their educational goals has been recognized by The Military Friendly® Company with its gold ranking for 2021-22.
Spread across thousands of miles and dressed not in cap and gown but in whatever suited their fancy, 2,337 graduates of the University of La Verne celebrated their achievements in the university’s first-ever virtual commencement live-streamed on January 30.
The University of La Verne Celebrates Renovation of New Sara and Michael Abraham Center for Veteran Student Success with Groundbreaking Ceremony
On November 11, the University of La Verne celebrated Veterans Day with a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the renovation of the newly renamed Sara and Michael Abraham Center for Veteran Student Success. To celebrate the start of construction safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the central campus in La Verne and streamed it online for public viewing.
Cultural and Natural History Collections Inaugurates ‘Influential Voices’ Speaker Series with Le Ly Hayslip
On November 8, the Cultural and Natural History Collections at the University of La Verne will host its inaugural Influential Voices speaker series showcasing diverse, influential voices from across the world.
University of La Verne Wins Two Awards During First Appearance in Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference
The University of La Verne Model United Nations team won both Distinguished Delegation and Best Delegate Awards at the Southern Regional Model United Nations conference. A multitude of delegates attended the three-day conference, which was held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.