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James Gadson gets his funk on.
Legendary Motown drummer James Gadson joins International Japanese Koto Artist Yukiko Matsuyama, Greg Vail (sax), Diana Dentino (keys),Vince van Trigt (bass), and Steve Biondo (percussion) for an evening of Japanese flavored World pop with a touch of R&B and a dose of Funk at the University of La Verne’s Morgan Auditorium on Saturday, Aug. 17 […]
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K Street lobbyists in Washington D.C. and Wall Street traders in New York City aren’t the only ones who are powerfully connected. There are 65 students from the University of La Verne who are leaving their imprint all over Southern California, spearheading food drives, career preparation workshops, business camps and a host of other community […]
For some 200 University of La Verne students, including members of the football and track and field teams, Martin Luther King Day wasn’t a holiday for sleeping in and hanging out. It was a day of community service. Many of the students, and some faculty members as well, wore special T-shirts with this Martin Luther […]
At the University of La Verne, the aim is to produce not only well-educated individuals but also well-rounded ones. Students are required to put in a certain amount of time doing community service, and here is another example of that. A group of incoming freshmen and their leader, junior Ziggy Azarcon, spent last Saturday, two […]
Evidence that the future of our world is in good hands is SIFE, which stands for Students in Free Enterprise. SIFE brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. SIFE has a presence […]
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On Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 the University of La Verne will host a Water Technology Conference featuring recognized experts and influential leaders who will discuss water research, potential for commercialization and the idea of advancing the local economy through water-related industries. “The reason for the conference is to put the University of La Verne in […]
Construction on a new mixed-use student housing development — the largest building ever to be built in La Verne — will break ground at D and Third streets on March 31, according to University of La Verne (ULV) officials and its architectural and development partners. When completed in July 2012, the new $25 million, 103,000-square-foot […]
Each new year brings with it new beginnings, providing a starting point for what comes next. On Saturday, Jan. 29, the University of La Verne will host a trio of ceremonies recognizing the initial members of the class of 2011 as it celebrates its seventh annual Winter Commencement. This year’s keynote speakers include Rep. Grace […]
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