The city of La Verne has taken steps toward building relationships in the community with the Cultural Awareness and Social Inclusion Committee, created in 2019 with the intention of educating residents on cultural awareness and creating a safe space for everyone of all backgrounds.
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The audience in the President’s Dining Room was engrossed Tuesday as Janis Dietz, professor of business administration, shared stories of the dedication and integrity she learned while teaching at the University of La Verne.
Dr. Marvin Snell, a longtime benefactor to the University of La Verne, died Feb. 6 at his home in La Verne after a struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 88.
Julia Wheeler, director of development, leads qi gong, a form of Chinese meditation based on the alignment of spiritual energies, at 5 p.m. every Tuesday in Sneaky Park.
Participants slowly stretch one arm to the Heavens while pushing the other straight down toward the Earth, until arms can be seen shaking from the tension; this movement is called Heaven and Earth.
Three women from Brazil, who are currently students at the University of La Verne, shared their American experience with the La Verne community on Monday.
Myrna Long Wheeler, respected alumna and trustee of the University of La Verne, died Jan. 9 at her home in San Dimas after fighting acute myeloid leukemia for several months. She was 70.
Faculty gathered to discuss the characteristics of a successful teacher during Emily Shoemaker’s presentation on Feb 19.
Current students and alumni alike were out in force last weekend for the University of La Verne’s annual Homecoming festivities.
Although the University of La Verne was originally founded by members of the Church of the Brethren, it seems that today, these ties to the church have gradually dissipated.