Lili Gradilla, coordinator of the Co-Curricular Community Engagement Program, meets with students to organize a dance marathon. The marathon, a 24-hour event to celebrate survivors of childhood cancer, will raise money to support them and their families.
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Sharon Cruz-McKinney, director of community relations and outreach in the office of admissions, took home the Spirit of La Verne Award Tuesday at the La Verne Church of the Brethren.
Students and faculty members gathered at a free screening of “Waking in Oak Creek” to encourage community building and remember those who were victims of hate crimes Nov. 20 in Morgan Auditorium.
The term “rape culture” is being used more and more frequently in social media, public conversation and even the mainstream news media.
The University of La Verne’s One In Three club held “Take Back The Night” last Friday, an event on campus aimed to speak out against and raise awareness of sexual assault.
The University partnered with the One in Three club, House of Ruth and Project Sister to host the One Billion Rising campaign and event Friday.
Most clubs do not attempt to tackle the sensitive topic of sexual assault, but the newly founded club, One in Three, decided to host an entire discussion dinner on the subject on Nov. 22.
Members of the First Generation Club at the University of La Verne sit among each other like family, prepared to share laughs and ideas and is the reason they have been able to support their members for three years.
Students, faculty and staff came together by forming “familias,” while discovering their individual cultural identities at the Latino student retreat on Nov. 8.
Cal Poly Pomona junior civil engineering major Hector Cardenas and Crystal Hermosillo, junior liberal studies major at La Verne, talk with Rosa Lilia Gradilla, the intercultural program coordinator, about the Multicultural Club diversity retreat.