Over the summer, the University of La Verne promoted former Deputy Director of the Athletics Department Jenna Panatier to athletic director, making her just the second woman to oversee the happenings of the University’s intercollegiate sports programs.
The University of La Verne Athletics Department created the La Verne Athletics Podcast in early February, to help the La Verne community stay connected to sports despite the extended suspension of in-person sports in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 years.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.