The University’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement is helping students to become civically engaged by informing them of issues of the upcoming election and asking students why they vote in a campaign in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation.
The Leo Food Pantry will reopen next week and has planned distribution dates for April 29 and May. The food service temporarily closed when the University of La Verne announced its closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Food insecurity is surprisingly high among college students. About 36% of university students in the United States are food insecure, according to a study conducted by Temple University and Wisconsin HOPE Lab.
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.