The renovation of Brandt Hall and the demolition of the Interfaith Chapel will make way for the construction of the new Ludwick Center for Spirituality, Cultural Understanding, and Community Engagement expected to open Fall of 2019.
Carpenter Pedro Duarte works with concrete on the second floor of the new residence hall Monday. Bernards Builders, the Southern California construction company is doing the work on the new residence hall and dining hall, just south of C and Second streets.
As the University of La Verne dives into the “2020 Strategic Vision,” students and faculty prepare for the next major changes to the campus: the removal of Stu-Han and Brandt Residence Halls, the Interfaith Chapel and the Lawn. The future offers bright new residence buildings, a large interfaith center and a dining hall. While these campus facelifts are exciting, a more pressing issue - the lack of classroom space and academic buildings on the main campus - is at hand, and should be addressed before accommodating more students with new dorm facilities.
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.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.
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.