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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 […]

Center for Multicultural Services Opens

Karen Shum depicted her vision of peace and diversity as a house inside of a heart symbol. She drew it on a colorful quilt to be displayed at the University of La Verne’s new Center for Multicultural Services, which celebrated its grand opening Sept. 7. “I would like everyone to have a home that’s warm and […]

La Verne Partners with Bay-Area Group to Boost College Success Among Young Men of Color

The University of La Verne signed an agreement Dec. 10 with the Hayward-based Young Scholars Program to increase enrollment of African American men at La Verne and develop a support system at the University to raise their retention and graduation rates. The agreement was signed by Young Scholars Chief Executive Officer and founder Jacqueline Rushing and La Verne’s […]

A Busy 100 Days

Provost Jonathan Reed found himself standing before faculty, staff and students in a fight to keep his job after 10 months serving as an interim top administrator at the University of La Verne. He faced tough questions, and tough competition. All eyes – and video cameras – were on him. “In the end, the process was […]