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Law grads head to Court

The University of La Verne will be sponsoring a group of ULV Law School graduates who will be given a once in a lifetime opportunity as they are sworn in to practice law before the highest court in the nation, the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C., on May 24.

Robert Ackrich, professor of law, believes it to be the ultimate professional experience for a lawyer to stand in front of the justices of the United States Supreme Court.

–Ken Colby

Scholarships awarded

An awards ceremony and senior project presentation for the departments of sociology and anthropology took place on Tuesday.

Scholarships were awarded to students from sociology and anthropology.

The four recipients of the $3,000 award were Alexis Rampaul, Eduardo Rodriguez, Gerlaine Kiamco and Tiffany Scott. Recipients of the $1,500 scholarship included Alexander Cabigan, Kimberly Jones and Kelly Cordero.

Awards for departmental excellence include: Sarah Davis and Heather Johnson for anthropology, Connie McMillan and McAdam Richardson for criminology, Lindsey Fausett and Alexis Rampaul for sociology and Angela Black and Adam Khawaja for behavioral sciences.

–Janelle Krug

ULV activities director resigns

Deb Gordon, campus activities and commuter programs director, has decided to leave the University after three years of service.

Gordon is moving to San Diego where “a new opportunity came about,” said Gordon’s student assistant Liz Canales. “She is going to dedicate herself full-time to being a minister.”

–Amanda Egan

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