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Spirit Awards recognize La Verne’s core values

After a two-year hiatus, the Spirit of La Verne awards ceremony and reception was held Tuesday at the Ludwick Center Sacred Place.

Black women marginalized in education

Kimberly White-Smith, dean of the LaFetra College of Education, talked about her findings on the experiences of Black mother scholars in education on Tuesday at the weekly faculty lecture.

LaFetra College of Education Dean’s List, Fall 2020

Congratulations to the following undergraduate students who received a GPA of 3.75 or higher as a full-time student. We applaud and celebrate your hard work, dedication, and commitment. ~Dean Kimberly White-Smith and Associate Dean Kristan Venegas

LaFetra College of Education awarded grant to boost diversity

The University of La Verne LaFetra College of Education received a $400,000 grant from the Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity, which will go toward the LaFetra College of Education’s efforts in diversifying the teaching profession in the classroom and within the surrounding region.

Trustee Anthony LaFetra remembered for his love of learning

Anthony LaFetra, University of La Verne trustee, and president and chief executive of the Rain Bird Corporation, died on Jan. 29 from an undiagnosed cancer. He was 80.

New center promotes innovation and teaching

The LaFetra College of Education opened a Center for Teacher Leadership and Learning Innovation this fall.

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