After taking a year off to receive 18 rounds of chemotherapy with three different chemotherapy drugs, three surgeries and plenty of physical therapy sessions to learn how to walk again, Andrew Tompkins, sophomore business administration major, has returned to the University of La Verne.
The University community gathered in the Campus Center ballroom Tuesday to make fleece tie blankets for the Linus Project, a nonprofit organization that donates blankets to families in need and ill children.
The women on the La Verne swimming and diving team shined at the team’s home opener and first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletics Conference dual meet against Occidental Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center.
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.