Marilyn Oliver, professor of kinesiology emerita, reflected on her career at the University of La Verne and spoke about her experience of being one of the first head athletic trainers of the country during her last lecture held via WebEx on Tuesday. Oliver served as the chairwoman of the kinesiology department for the previous three […]
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University of La Verne undergraduates students will be able to take any of their classes as credit–no credit through the fall 2020 semester, as they were able to do in spring 2020, University officials announced this week.
Yingxia Cao, associate professor of decision sciences, presented data on how social media can impact a person’s happiness, with pros and cons of using social media in schools and businesses before an audience of 22 students, faculty, and staff on Tuesday via WebEx.
Fengmei Gong, associate professor of operations and information technology, spoke on the value of investing in information technology to an audience of 30 students and faculty on Tuesday over WebEx as part of the weekly faculty lecture series.
Faculty and students at the University of La Verne acknowledged the struggles of Native Americans at the hands of their oppressors throughout history and reflected on the water Angelenos use at the Indigenous People’s Day event on Monday via Zoom.
Judy Holiday, associate professor of rhetoric and communication studies, spoke on the topics of societal assumptions and perceptions of violence, and on the topic of Western personhood and how it relates to indigenous and feminist ideologies Tuesday via WebEx before an online audience of 37.
Lynn Stanton-Riggs, associate provost and professor of education emerita, emphasized the importance of gratitude and vulnerability as she reflected on her career upon entering its newest phase – retirement – during her “Last Lecture,” for the faculty lecture series Tuesday on WebEx.
Sean Bernard, professor of creative writing, had been scheduled for the weekly faculty lecture series on March 24. But when the lecture was canceled – with all on-campus events when the University closed and migrated online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic – Bernard posted his slides online.
Gail Tang, associate professor of mathematics, discussed her work in Southeast Asia as a Fulbright Scholar and her research on shifting pedagogical beliefs on Tuesday in the Executive Board Room.
Leadership may take the form of many shapes and sizes, however, Deborah Olsen, professor of management and leadership, believes that regardless of position, title or background, an effective leader is one who takes action to initiate change.