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Neill reflects on La Verne history

Alumnus and former professor of communications Bill Neill, who attended La Verne College from 1955 to 1964 as an education major presented just some of the over 60 hours of footage he has shot of The University and its many events over the years to a packed room Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

Alumnus is first on scene at San Bernardino shooting

He sleeps with a police scanner next to his bed running 24/7, he keeps clothes laid out so he can hop into them and run out the door to cover something he heard on the police scanner at 3 a.m. La Verne alumnus Alex Vasquez started out reporting in Palm Springs after he graduated in 2005 and worked his way up to working for NBC 4 News, where he has been reporting as a photojournalist for the past nine years.

Alumni advise based on personal experience

The University’s Leos PR club hosted a panel event, “Leos to Leaders,” that provided students with the opportunity to meet successful La Verne graduates.

Demystifying Disabilities: Delgadillo embraces love of language

A 19-year-old sophomore journalism major at the University of La Verne, Des Delgadillo is a man of many trades. In addition to his new career as a comedian, he runs a small podcast empire on ThingsDesSays.net, is a DJ for LeoFM and serves as copy chief for the Campus Times.

Administration retires Communications Day

The University’s changing priorities led to the cancellation of Communications Day 2013, University administrators said.

New trio heading LV media outlets

The communications department is once again in good hands with new leaders that are passionate about their media outlets and their ability to reach out to the University of La Verne community.

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