South Hills High School Counselor Danielle Alexander remembers a student in 2012 who had a history of discipline problems and no plans to go to college. Staff at the West Covina school encouraged the boy to sign up for University of La Verne’s REACH Summer Business Camp, and after three weeks, a different person emerged. “After […]
They are nine La Verne students who planted fruit trees at a Mexico orphanage, taught senior citizens how to protect themselves against cybercrime and showed children the benefits of fitness and healthy eating. All their efforts culminated April 13-16 in St. Louis, Mo. where Enactus teams representing nearly 200 universities presented their projects to compete for […]
The University of La Verne Enactus Team spent a weekend in February building a greenhouse and planting fruit trees at the City of Children orphanage north of Ensenada, Mexico. The 45 volunteers, including students and faculty, also held workshops with the children on healthy nutrition and the importance of education during the trip. “Our engagement at […]
Is nonfat milk healthier than regular milk? Is diet soda better for you than regular soda? Is exercising every day necessary? These were some of the questions posed by parents who attended one of several health and nutrition assemblies held at elementary schools throughout Pomona Unified School District this month. For the second consecutive year, […]
What do Cirque du Soleil, Costa Rican coffee and student success have in common? Enter University of La Verne Professor of Management Issam Ghazzawi.
Nearly 20 Hillcrest residents brought their phones, laptop and various other devices to the workshop held by 24 Enactus students and three Best Buy employees on Thursday, April 10, 2014.