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Journalism alumna gets real in the New York Times, Cosmo and more

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.

Student shares life lessons through new podcast

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.

Dancer’s legacy brought to light in upcoming documentary

Morgan Sandler, associate professor of digital film production, shared his experience filming a documentary about Bella Lewitzky on Tuesday at the faculty lecture held via Zoom.

Radio student and professor take home Broadcast Education Association awards

Professor of communications Mike Laponis and 2020 broadcast radio alum Josue Arellano both won awards at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts for work broadcast on Leo FM in 2020, the BEA announced earlier this month.

Campus Times wins Gold Medal in national contest

The University of La Verne’s Campus Times was awarded the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Gold Medal Award for overall excellence for the 2019-2020 academic year. The award marks the publication’s 17th CSPA Gold Medal in the past 20 years. 

Former ULV administrator named president of Ohlone Community College

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. 

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