The University of La Verne’s communications department recently received top honors from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and Broadcast Education Association for the works of its students and faculty in the 2020-2021 academic year.
Safety and communication are the city of La Verne’s top priorities, say officials, as construction of part of a 9.1 mile Foothill Gold Line extension project to build new stations from Glendora to Pomona is ongoing.
Emily J. Sullivan, Class of 2020 journalism alumna and mother of the world’s most bubbly twins, has been making a name for herself in the world of journalism, with bylines in publications including The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Los Angeles, The Hollywood Reporter, and more.
Emily Zapata, senior radio major, created her podcast "Tales of a Chicana Woman" as a part of her senior project to share her experiences as a young Mexican American woman and provide advice for young adults as they move into the next chapter of their lives.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
Aiden Aizumi, a transgender activist and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experience in honor of Transgender Rememberance Day on Nov. 20 via Zoom. This event also centered around remembering those in the transgender community who have died this past year due to violence.