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FBI, LVPD investigate hate crimes

The La Verne Police Department and the FBI are continuing to investigate an apparent hate crime involving an online threat and arson that occurred on campus last Thursday and Friday, prompting the cancellation of classes.

University grapples with aftermath of apparent hate crimes

In response to last week's apparent hate crimes –  a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student's car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.

Faculty supports diversity training

University of La Verne Faculty called on one another to take action to address the discrimination minority students endure after hearing a group of more than 20 students share stories of microaggressions they have experienced on campus.

Faculty engage in queer education

Queer Education 101, developed by a group of faculty, will provide informative sessions about active ally education for all groups in the LGBT spectrum, along with increasing people’s awareness and knowledge for marginalized groups.

Social justice master’s program launches

The University of La Verne has added a new master of arts in social justice higher education administration. The program, which stated in the fall of 2017, is designed to train “culturally competent” student affairs professionals.  The program was developed by Issac Carter, assistant professor of education, who currently serves as the program chair for the new degree. He said it is the first graduate program of its kind.

March calls for racial equality

Students and faculty of various ethnicities gathered in front of the Enrollment Management Building on First Street and E Street Wednesday morning.

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