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Elliott shares holistic teaching approach

Niki Elliott, co-director of the Center for Neurodiversity, Learning and Wellness, talked about the importance of heart-centered education and how educators can better serve their students with it at the weekly faculty lecture on Tuesday in the Executive Dining Room.

Elliot teaches stress-coping tactics

Around 25 students attended CAB’s mental health event for advice on improving the ability to handle anxiety and stress in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday afternoon.

Screening addresses neurodiversity

The Center for Neurodiversity, Learning and Wellness hosted a screening of “Intelligent Lives” for more than 75 students, faculty and the community members Sept. 13 in Morgan Auditorium.

Lieberman focuses on 2020 strategic vision

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.

Event discusses dyslexia education

Educators, doctors and other experts on the subject of dyslexia hosted workshops on dyslexia, literacy, and teaching methods as part of the second annual Neurodiversity Symposium Sunday in the Campus Center Ballroom and various classrooms.  Niki Elliott, clinical faculty member of special education and co-director of the Center For Neurodiversity, Learning, and Wellness, began the event by saying that addressing the needs of children with dyslexia in education is a social justice issue. “Our criminal justice system predicts the prison beds they’ll need in the next generation by the number of children in a given community who are not reading at grade level by fourth grade,” Elliott said. “60 percent of juveniles in incarceration have dyslexia.”

Campaign aims for $125m

The University of La Verne has raised more than $82 million in gifts and pledges toward its comprehensive fundraising campaign “Create the Future.”

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