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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. 

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. 

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.

University wins $3 million grant for Hispanic Serving Institutions

The University of La Verne was recently awarded with a $3 million Title V grant from the U.S Department of Education for Hispanic Serving Institutions Education. The money will go toward academic support, financial literacy and college-to-career preparation for the student body.

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.

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