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Rites of Passage ceremony celebrates Black tradition and culture

Roughly 20 students, faculty and staff gathered for the University’s third annual Rites of Passage ceremony Sept. 9 in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space to honor community, rich spiritual and cultural African traditions. 

University marks national HSI week

To kick off National Hispanic Serving Institution, or HSI, week, the University held a forum on Monday in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space with roughly 30 attendees. National Hispanic Serving Institution week is new, and the University is celebrating for the first year to recognize the Latino student body. 

International students can connect at monthly tea time

Once a month, international students get to meet for tea, cookies and conversation.  

La Verne leans into its Hispanic Serving Institution status

As the University of La Verne wraps up its first full year back since the COVID-19 pandemic threw the University, with most of higher education, into the unknown territory of remote learning for more than a year, the traditional undergraduate population of this Hispanic Serving Institution has remained mostly intact.

Retreat considers sexism, gender identity

One of the final sessions of this year’s  diversity retreat sessions focused on gender identity, sexism and gender stereotypes. About 15 community members attended the April 22 event, part of the series put on by the Center of Multicultural Services, which focused this year on justice, diversity and equity.

Junior named Newman Civic Fellow

Drake Ingram, a junior criminology major and Campus Times photographer, was recently named a 2022-2023 Newman Civic Fellow along with 172 student civic leaders from 38 states by Campus Compact, a national coalition of educational institutions that work to help improve civic and community engagement in higher education. 

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