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La Verne Law Team Wins at Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition

Two students from the University of La Verne College of Law brought home awards from the western regional Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition, which was held online November 6. Miguel Caloca, JD ’21, and Herber Ramirez, JD ’20, represented the university at the competition and were coached by Dean McVay, adjunct professor and moot court competition advisor.


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.


University of La Verne Endows College of Law Dean

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.