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Assemblymember Holden Recognizes University of La Verne's Dr. Devorah Lieberman as Woman of the Year for 41st Assembly District

Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal | March 22, 2023

As part of an annual recognition of Women’s History Month in the State Capitol, Assemblymember Chris Holden announced the University of La Verne President, and first woman president, Dr. Devorah Lieberman as the 41st Assembly District’s Woman of the Year. Read More »

Most Santa Barbara County Kids Aren’t Prepared for Kindergarten. Is More Playtime the Solution?

Santa Barbara Independent | March 08, 2023

First 5’s February keynote speaker Dr. Susan Walsh, a consultant in early childhood education and professor emeritus at University of La Verne, said educators should “think critically” about their curriculum to better address the needs of young dual-language learners. Read More »

A tree falls at ULV

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin | February 09, 2023

The live oak at University of La Verne was planted circa 1918 to honor an alumnus who was a World War I casualty. By the 21st century the tree offered shade and comfort with its 50-foot canopy over much of the campus’ quirkily named Sneaky Park. Read More »

Bill would end mailing of ballots to all California voters, speed up election results

Pasadena Star News | January 27, 2023

AB 13 is being presented “as a serious effort to amend election laws rather than a more symbolic bill to protest vote-by-mail and ballot harvesting provisions in current state law,” Marcia Godwin, a professor of public administration at the University of La Verne, said via email. Read More »

Bill seeks to require Legislature candidates to live in districts in which they’re running

Daily Breeze | January 19, 2023

Marcia Godwin, a professor of public administration at the University of La Verne, said there’s a “long history of California legislators trying to fix candidate eligibility issues with specialty legislation after the fact — whether it is district residency, incompatible offices, or reappointment after resignation.” Read More »

Average Car Insurance Cost

WalletHub | January 03, 2023

The average cost of car insurance is $671 per year for drivers with minimum coverage and a clean record, according to WalletHub’s 2022 research. Individual rates may vary based on factors such as driving record, age, car type, and credit history. Read More »

Fundraising vs. Finance: Change the Dynamics to Build Organizational Strength

InBusiness | December 31, 2022

Fundraisers often follow a different set of standards and guidelines, such as the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, which allows more flexibility. And that’s where communication can fall apart. “Building relationships, establishing direct lines of communication and creating ground rules between departments will help bridge the gap,” says Sherri Mylott, vice president of university advancement at University of La Verne. Read More »

Trustee Donates $5M to Support College of Health and Community Well-Being at University of La Verne

Newsbreak | December 19, 2022

University of La Verne trustee Paul Moseley ’88 has made a commitment of $5 million to support the construction of a new building to house the College of Health and Community Well-Being. Read More »


L.A. Works | December 19, 2022

L.A. Works, L.A.'s Largest Volunteer Action Center is Organizing L.A.'s Volunteer Power to Address Environmental Justice with Food Festival, Nonprofit Fair, and Eco-Friendly Volunteering Opportunities Read More »

Incoming House member Robert Garcia lands Nancy Pelosi’s chief of staff to head his D.C. operations

Orange County Register | December 12, 2022

“It definitely means House leadership has flagged Garcia as someone to watch,” said Marcia Godwin, a professor of public policy at the University of La Verne who studies and writes about politics in Southern California. Read More »