United Nations Ambassador Mary Elizabeth Flores representing Honduras, spoke to the University community about “Climate Change, Humanitarian Aid, and Rehabilitation: The Case of Honduras,” before a virtual audience of 41 Wednesday via Zoom.
With Rio’s carnival, Costa Rica’s beaches and the beauty of the Mayan ruins in Belize, the tourist attraction in Central America is diverse with history, but the cause goes deeper for John Leggett or Fabian Barreto who will embark on a week-long trip to Honduras.
A journey that took Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Don Bartletti thousands of miles from Honduras to suburban North Carolina by rail, raft, truck and foot brought him last Thursday to La Fetra Lecture Hall where he discussed his award winning series "Enrique's Journey," currently on display in the Carlson Gallery.
Photos of children fleeing from immigration authorities, riding on top of trains and hiding behind train cars are among the images that can be seen in the exhibit "Bound to El Nórte," in the Irene Carlson Gallery.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.