The University of La Verne office of academic advising and career center are combining into one office, with the goal of serving students more thoroughly from choosing majors and classes as well as internships and careers.
The University of La Verne was recently awarded with a $3 million Title V grant from the U.S Department of Education for Hispanic Serving Institutions Education. The money will go toward academic support, financial literacy and college-to-career preparation for the student body.
The Associated Students of University of La Verne, ASULV, hosted a student strategy meeting Monday with Loretta Rahmani.
They wanted to discuss the University’s 2020 vision, which included the launch of the La Verne Experience, and a planned increased focus on health education and services.
Associate Professor of Biology and Director of La Verne Experience Kat Weaver, the Office of Sponsored Research and a team of faculty members received a Title III – Hispanic Serving Institution grant of $6 million from the Department of Education to help Latino students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematic fields.
The Associated Students of the University of La Verne held a town hall meeting April 13 that reviewed pressing issues, such as tuition increases and new buildings and improvements and gave students the chance to bring their concerns to the fore.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
Aiden Aizumi, a transgender activist and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experience in honor of Transgender Rememberance Day on Nov. 20 via Zoom. This event also centered around remembering those in the transgender community who have died this past year due to violence.