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LaFetra College of Education awarded grant to boost diversity

The University of La Verne LaFetra College of Education received a $400,000 grant from the Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity, which will go toward the LaFetra College of Education’s efforts in diversifying the teaching profession in the classroom and within the surrounding region.

Trustee Anthony LaFetra remembered for his love of learning

Anthony LaFetra, University of La Verne trustee, and president and chief executive of the Rain Bird Corporation, died on Jan. 29 from an undiagnosed cancer. He was 80.

No vaccine, no in-person classes

As the COVID-19 pandemic carries on, the debate over whether students and staff should return to school in person in Fall 2021 persists. However, nobody  should not return to colleges and universities until they are vaccinated. 

Lecture emphasizes importance of empathy between professors, students

Anne Mangahas, assistant professor and director of the Center for Learning Innovation in the La Fetra College of Education, gave a lecture Tuesday about how educators have more technology resources to help students during COVID-19.

Garcia stresses importance of Hispanic Serving Institutions

Gina Garcia, a leading scholar on Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI), spoke Nov. 21 in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space to discuss what it means to be a Hispanic Serving Institution and how a new approach to measuring an institution’s overall success can better reflect HSIs.

School to start later under new California law

Starting in 2023, middle- and high school students in California will start their school days later thanks to a law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom last month.

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