The University of La Verne took the annual Scholarship Gala – traditionally a black tie dinner event – to a virtual realm this year, and still raised $605,000 in donations for the scholarship fund, exceeding the goal of $100,000 for Saturday’s event.
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Snow blanketed the packed boxes the day the Mylott family moved out of their Virginia home. Sherri Mylott said to her husband, “This is why we’re really leaving.”
After an exhaustive national search, University officials announced this week the appointment of Myra Garcia as vice president for advancement.
The Student Philanthropy Fellowship and University Advancement filled the Campus Center with carnival activities, popcorn and Sprinkles Cupcakes for the Spotted Pig Collection Carnival on May 3.
Four Awards of Excellence from the Council of Advancement and Support of Education have been presented to the University Advancement office at the University of La Verne.
Making their first appearance at the LeoVille club fair the Student Philanthropy Fellowship club is devoted to giving back to the students of the campus.
In response to last week’s editorial about the Spotted Pig on the Opinions page (“This little piggy has a problem,” Oct. 15), I would like to say that that campaign is not merely an effort to get your pocket change.
Recently many faculty members and students arrived to their offices, mailboxes and dorm rooms to discovered clear, plastic piggy banks with a note inside. The note explained the pig was from the University of La Verne Advancement department’s new Spotted Pig Campaign.
Ashley Contreras, a studio art major, was recently selected to have her student project series displayed in the University Advancement lobby.
“Each year in the past 50 years, philanthropy has increased,” Jean Bjerke, vice president of university relations said. “Even after wars and natural disasters, for the most part, overall contributions have increased.”