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.
The Model United Nations hosted speaker and president of Liberal International, Hakima El Haité, for a virtual talk on climate justice Saturday. The event was co-sponsored by Southern California’s Model Arab League Conference. More than 20 attended via Zoom.
Steven Linares, minister of housing, technical services, infrastructure, youth and sport for Gibraltar, spoke about the urgent need to address the issue of climate change on a global scale, and how first world countries can contribute to climate reform, Wednesday during a lecture hosted by the University’s International Studies Institute.
A panel of six, put together by third-year law student Raquel Parseghian, discussed the severity of the events in Azerbaijan and the current second genocide against the Armenian people last week during a virtual presentation.
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.