More than 160 University of La Verne students from diverse cultures celebrated the completion of their degrees with friends and family on May 20-21 during three cultural graduation ceremonies in the Sports Science & Athletics Pavilion.
University of La Verne faculty and students will show their Leopard pride at the 2022 Los Angeles County Fair, which opens on May 5 and runs through Memorial Day weekend. The fair’s theme this year is “Back to our Roots,” which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the fair’s founding in 1922. Several university departments will have exhibits on display aligned with that theme.
Drake Ingram, a junior criminology major, has been named a 2022-20223 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a national coalition of educational institutions working to advance the public purposes of higher education.
Students enrolled in the University of La Verne’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant (PA) Practice program marked their coming transition from classroom to clinical education in a White Coat ceremony held December 11 in the Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium on campus.
Students who are first in their family to attend college were honored at the University of La Verne during the month of November. Faculty, staff, and students shared stories and learned from others about their experiences in navigating college.
Hundreds of families in the community received food and sanitizing supplies during drive-through pantry events held on October 6 and November 17. Members of the University of La Verne Enactus team joined with the Sowing Seeds for Life organization to staff the events.
The University of La Verne has been serving the military and veteran communities for over 50 years. Last year more than 450 military personnel, veterans, and family members enrolled at the university.
Master of Science in Athletic Training Cohort Surpasses Board of Certification First-Time Pass Rate National Average
The inaugural Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) graduate cohort exceeded the first-time pass rate national average on their board of certification exams, placing them at an 89 percent pass rate. This brings the cohort far above the 61.6 percent national average , and of those that passed, each has secured employment.
More than 120 new University of La Verne students met with 21 local community organizations during the Office of Community and Civic Engagement’s (OCCE) annual FLEX & New Student Community Engagement Day on September 10.
Eleven University of La Verne students spent their summer helping share accurate information about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine. They were part of the Faith in the Vaccine program, operated by Interfaith Youth Core, a nonprofit organization.