The University of La Verne’s College of Law won Best Brief in the ninth annual UCLA School of Law Cybersecurity Moot Court Competition that took place virtually on March 13. That same weekend, a second university team won Best Brief at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 26th annual Uvaldo Herrera National Moot Court Competition, held remotely on March 12.
Students in the University of La Verne’s journalism program have recently won two prestigious awards from Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA), one of the leading associations for student journalists and their faculty advisers.
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.
LaFetra College of Education Joins Transformative Teacher Preparation Program with Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity
The University of La Verne is one of six minority serving institutions (MSIs) across the United States selected to participate in Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity’s (BranchED) National Teacher Preparation Transformation Center. This partnership aims to produce highly effective and diverse teachers through immersion programming.
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.
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.
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.
University of La Verne Increases Annual Scholarships to $15,000 for Students from PACE Partner Schools
The University of La Verne is now offering a minimum of $15,000 in annual scholarships to eligible students from high schools and organizations that participate in the university’s Partnership for Access to College Education (PACE) program. This marks an annual increase of $5,000 from previous years.
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.