Tag: hispanic serving institution

University honors First-Gen Day

Students gathered Wednesday to celebrate National First-Generation Day. First-generation students, who make up over 40% of the University of La Verne’s student body, are those whose parents or guardians did not complete a four-year college degree.

Welcome President Mahdavi! Here is our wish list

To do our part in contributing to these positive changes, we have compiled a wish list to inform Mahdavi about some of the changes and improvements we believe are most important.

College of Law aims for more diversity

Placido Gomez, associate dean of academic affairs at the College of Law, speaks about how the college has been working toward having more diversity and what it means to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

Study inspects students’ sense of belonging

A longitudinal study at the University of La Verne explored the students’ sense of belonging at a Hispanic-serving institution and its ability to serve the minority student population.

Lecture explores University’s Latino heritage

Allyson Brantley delivered a presentation titled “Which Roads Lead to an HSI? The Palomares Colonia, Demographic Shifts, & the Transformation of the University of La Verne” before about 35 community members Nov. 26  in Quay Davis Executive Boardroom, with some joining on Zoom.

Set to retire in July, Lieberman reflects on her legacy

After serving for more than 11 years, Devorah Lieberman, the University of La Verne’s first female president, announced that she would retire in July. 

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