The spring commencement coordinators hosted an in-person Grad Box Pick-Up parade at the University of La Verne campus Saturday, where graduating seniors received their graduation gift boxes and took pictures in their caps and gowns.
Professor of communications Mike Laponis and 2020 broadcast radio alum Josue Arellano both won awards at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts for work broadcast on Leo FM in 2020, the BEA announced earlier this month.
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.
Jeimi Herrera, junior promotions director of LeoFM, and Christopher Norman, senior program director of LeoFM, both won second place in separate categories at the 2018 Broadcast Education Associations Festival of Media Arts this month.
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.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.
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.