Key members of the University of La Verne faculty and city officials cut a leopard print ribbon to celebrate the opening of the newly completed Citrus Hall dormitory and The Spot dining hall on Sept. 6.
The Randell Lewis Center for Wellness and Research is expected to open in fall 2019 at the University of La Verne campus; this $7 million project will be dedicated to research, wellness and healthy lifestyles for students, faculty and community members.
The University held a ground-breaking last week for the Ludwick Center for Spirituality, Cultural Understanding, and Community Engagement – which will be housed in a renovated and expanded version of Brandt Hall dormitory.
President Devorah Lieberman gave the State of the University address last Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom as part of Friday Focus, a series of monthly meetings that discuss specific topics about the University.
The University of La Verne has reached its “2020 Strategic Vision” fundraising goal of a $100 million endowment. But fundraising efforts have not offset the financial problems caused by the sudden dip in enrollments this academic year at the tuition dependent University.
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.
It has been 15 long, spectacular years of coaching at the University of La Verne for Owen Wright, professor of physical education, who will retire this month. But for Wright, he will take with him fond memories of ULV when he moves to Oregon next month.