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ULV Debate Team with their trophies

University of La Verne Makes Finals in Pan American Debates

  University of La Verne debaters Kandin Maraquin and Tanner Long earned a spot in the finals of the English language division at the Pan American Universities Debating Championship on March 10-12. The event, which drew about 100 teams representing 76 colleges and universities, was hailed a success by participants, said Rob Ruiz, debate adviser. The event incorporated […]


University of La Verne Gala Raises Record $750,000 for Student Scholarships

More pictures from the Gala are available here. The University of La Verne’s 2017 Scholarship Gala raised more than $750,000 to support institutional aid for students, the highest total in the event’s 21-year history. A record-breaking crowd of more than 1,000 alumni, faculty, staff, students, trustees, and friends gathered at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center in […]


University of La Verne to Host Pan American Universities Debating Championship

Hundreds of students from North and South America, Central America, and the Caribbean will gather at the University of La Verne on March 10-12 for the 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship. It is the first time the university is hosting the event, which features three days of British Parliamentary debate in both English and Spanish. The […]


University of La Verne, Community Unite in March of Solidarity

More than 50 people from the University of La Verne and surrounding community carried signs in support of Muslims, refugees, and immigrants during a 2-mile walk from campus to the Islamic Center of Claremont in Pomona. The group chanted messages of unity during the walk, getting supporting honks from passing motorists along the way. The marchers […]


University of La Verne Organizes March in Support of Muslims, Refugees

The University of La Verne’s Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Office of Diversity and Inclusivity have organized a March of Solidarity for the local Muslim community, as well as refugees and immigrants, to take place at noon Friday. The 1 ½-mile walk will begin at the university’s Interfaith Chapel, on Bonita Avenue between B […]


University of La Verne Celebrates Black History Month with Events Series

From panel discussions on race to a Black Lives Matter walk, the University of La Verne has a series of events planned throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. Feb. 6: Discussion panel – “African/Black Presence in Latin America,” 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Presidents Dining Room. Feb. 8: Discussion panel “Critique (challenges) of La Verne,” 11:45 […]


University of La Verne Celebrates Winter Commencement

More than 600 students celebrated their academic success at the University of La Verne’s 2017 Winter Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Jan. 28. All three ceremonies were at the university’s Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion.


Hundreds volunteer during University of La Verne’s MLK Day of Service

With a few simple supplies — glitter, glue, and green construction paper — a handful of college and elementary school students brought to life Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of unity. Working together, the University of La Verne students and local children created an “I Have a Dream” mural at the dA Center for the […]