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Safe in-person education should be non-negotiable

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the quality of education has declined with a majority of K-12 schools and universities being forced online, many for more than a year – including the University of La Verne, which had to go back online briefly at the beginning of this year. 

Tampons should be free for all

After fights for transgender rights accomplished widespread installation of gender neutral bathrooms in recent years, some universities are providing free menstrual products in men’s restrooms to accommodate students who identify as a gender different than their anatomic sex. This step shows that institutions are willing to support their diverse student bodies.

$6 million grant will boost STEM

Associate Professor of Biology and Director of La Verne Experience Kat Weaver, the Office of Sponsored Research and a team of faculty members received a Title III – Hispanic Serving Institution grant of $6 million from the Department of Education to help Latino students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematic fields.

Low-income students find help at ULV

A March Department of Education report highlighted the University of La Verne as an exemplary school for low-income students. ULV joins other private institutions such as Converse College in South Carolina, Agnes Scott College in Georgia and the Sage Colleges in New York as private institutions that have more than 40 percent Pell Grant recipients, with half of those recipients graduating in less than six years.

ULV awarded Title V grant

The University of La Verne was awarded a five-year, $2.8 million Title V grant from the United States Department of Education, making it the fourth Title V grant the University has received.

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