In August mental health professionals received training of a new curriculum which will help mental health professionals treat people in multicultural communities. The new curriculum is based on research developed by psychological professionals.
Discussion continues among members of the University of La Verne Space Committee as the group strives to reach a consensus over which department will move into the Hoover Building once the College of Law relocates to Ontario.
When walking into Gloria Morrow's office in the Behavioral Science Department, a black piece of art is framed on the wall, entitled: "And Still I Rise," a poem by Maya Angelou. In that picture, she describes how the forefathers who were slaves started at the bottom and made it possible for other African-Americans to rise through education and entrepreneurship. It is a cycle where African-Americans that have already risen, reach back to help other African-Americans rise.
After three years of fundraising, two years of house hunting and one false start, the University of La Verne Board of Trustees funded a $2.5 million Claremont home to be regarded as the new “University house.”
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.