The La Verne Police Department and the FBI are continuing to investigate an apparent hate crime involving an online threat and arson that occurred on campus last Thursday and Friday, prompting the cancellation of classes.
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In response to last week’s apparent hate crimes – a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student’s car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.
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.
University of La Verne journalists were recognized eight times over for their work across platforms in the Campus Times, Foothill Community News and the La Verne Magazine, at the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Saturday in San Diego.
The College of Arts and Sciences recognized faculty members for their commitment to excellence Friday at the Alumni Awards in the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center.
As the school year comes to an end, the University of La Verne honored its employees at the 2016 Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom.
Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism Valerie Cummings shared her new documentary, “Women at Risk: Black Women and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic,” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the faculty lecture series.
A wave of support from students, faculty and family members packed the 150-seat auditorium in LaFetra Lecture Hall on Sunday for the communications department’s Senior Screening.
When some students think of a law class, they think of incomprehensible vocabulary, complex court cases and boring class discussions. In professor Valerie Cummings’ class, however, there are no dull moments.