# La verne
Trustee Donates $5M to Support College of Health and Community Well-Being at University of La Verne
An architectural rendering of a building concept for the College of Health and Community Well-Being.Photo byUniversity of La Verne. University of La Verne trustee Paul Moseley ’88 has made a commitment of $5 million to support the construction of a new building to house the College of Health and Community Well-Being. The building’s lobby will be named after Moseley in honor of the gift.
University of La Verne Names Dean for College of Health and Community Well-Being
Kathy Duncan, interim dean of the University of La Verne's College of Health and Community Well-BeingPhoto byJeanine Hill. The University of La Verne has appointed Kathy Duncan, EdD, as interim dean of the College of Health and Community Well-Being, effective January 1, 2023.
University of La Verne Adds Career Readiness Programs in Six In-Demand Medical Fields
The University of La Verne is now accepting registrations for six new professional development programs that will help prepare students for in-demand jobs in the medical field.
Noelle Lenoir to Give 2022 Benazir Bhutto & Ahmed Ispahani Lecture at University of La Verne
Noelle Lenoir, a former French minister of European Affairs and past member of France’s Constitutional Council, is the University of La Verne’s 2022 Benazir Bhutto & Ahmed Ispahani lecturer.
University of La Verne Professor Inducted Into Royal Academy of Economics and Financial Sciences
Professor Juli Minoves-Triquell's induction ceremony.Juli Minoves-Triquell. University of La Verne Associate Professor of Political Science Juli Minoves-Triquell has been inducted into the Spanish Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences of the Institute of Spain.
Remembering Penny Marshall on the 30th Anniversary of A League Of Their Own.
This July marks the 30th anniversary of the incredible baseball movie, A League of Their Own. The guts and determination shown by director Penny Marshall were the driving force in sharing a part of American history that few knew.
University of La Verne's Avo Kechichian Named CFO of the Year by the Los Angeles Times
University of La Verne CFO Avo Kechichian.Jeanine Hill. University of La Verne Chief Financial Officer Avo Kechichian has been named 2022 CFO of the Year for the Education/Non-Profit sector by the Los Angeles Times.
University of La Verne Celebrates the Graduation of 2,400 Students During Spring Commencement Ceremonies
A graduate celebrates during the commencement ceremony for the University of La Verne's College of Arts and Sciences.Jeanine Hill. The University of La Verne class of 2022 took to the stage inside Ortmayer Stadium on the La Verne central campus for commencement ceremonies on May 27 and 28. More than 2,400 graduates celebrated their accomplishments together during four ceremonies across two days.
University of La Verne Cultural Graduation Celebrations Honor Student Accomplishments
Misty Levingston, associate director for multicultural affairs and Black student services, welcomes graduates.Jeanine Hill. More than 160 University of La Verne students from diverse cultures celebrated the completion of their degrees with friends and family on May 20-21 during three cultural graduation ceremonies in the Sports Science & Athletics Pavilion.
University of La Verne's College of Business and Public Management Ranked Highly for Online Programs by UniversityHQ
A banner on the campus of the University of La Verne.University of La Verne. The college resource website UniversityHQ has ranked the University of La Verne’s College of Business and Public Management among the best in the country for 2022, recognizing the college’s excellence in multiple categories for bachelor’s degree and master’s degree online business education.
University of La Verne's Campus Times Student Newspaper Wins Two Society of Professional Journalists Awards
University of La Verne students work on producing the Campus Times student newspaper.University of La Verne. The University of La Verne’s Campus Timesstudent newspaper has won two regional 2022 Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, including placing in the “Best All-Around” competition, the association announced.
University of La Verne Alumna Gifts $2.3 Million to Support New College of Health and Community Well-Being
Frances and John A. Ware.Photo courtesy of Frances Ware. University of La Verne alumna Frances Ware (née Bever) ’64 and her late husband, John A. “Andy” Ware, have generously gifted more than $2.3 million to support the launch of the university’s transformative College of Health and Community Well-Being.
Students and Faculty Honored for Exemplifying University of La Verne Values at 2022 Spirit of La Verne Ceremony
University of La Verne student Monica Edaburn, 2022 Spirit of La Verne honoree.Jeanine Hill. On May 3, 2022, the University of La Verne community gathered for the 2022 Spirit of La Verne Recognition Ceremony, which recognizes individuals for exemplifying and furthering the values of the university.
University of La Verne Showcases Regional History at the LA County Fair
University of La Verne faculty and students will show their Leopard pride at the 2022 Los Angeles County Fair, which opens on May 5 and runs through Memorial Day weekend. The fair’s theme this year is “Back to our Roots,” which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the fair’s founding in 1922. Several university departments will have exhibits on display aligned with that theme.
University of La Verne Receives Military Friendly Gold Ranking
The University of La Vernes Sara and Michael Abraham Center for Veteran Student Success.University of La Verne. For the eleventh consecutive year, The Military Friendly Company has recognized the University of La Verne’s long-lasting pledge to support veterans in reaching their educational goals with a “gold” ranking for 2022-23.
University of La Verne’s 2022 Scholarship Gala Raises Record Amount for Student Support
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman on stage at the 2022 Scholarship Gala with student Ian Mendoza.Nancy Newman. The University of La Verne raised a record $1.1 million for student scholarships—and announced the receipt of more than $2.7 million in additional gifts and pledges—during the 2022 Scholarship Gala on Saturday, April 23.
University of La Verne Receives $1M from Fletcher Jones Foundation for Endowed Professorship in Artificial Intelligence
The University of La Verne received $1M to support a professorship in artificial intelligence.Adobe Stock. A $1 million gift from the Fletcher Jones Foundation will make it possible for the University of La Verne to create an endowed professorship in artificial intelligence (AI) and grow its program in a field expected to transform global productivity.
University of La Verne’s Online Programs Ranked Among the Best by U.S. News & World Report
A student studies on a laptop computer.Adobe Stock. U.S. News & World Report recognized the University of La Verne’s online programs in three categories in its 2022 rankings.
University of La Verne Student Named Newman Civic Fellow For 2022-2023
Drake Ingram, junior criminology major at the University of La Verne.Tunmise Odufuye. Drake Ingram, a junior criminology major at the University of La Verne, has been named a 2022-20223 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a national coalition of educational institutions working to advance the public purposes of higher education.
University of La Verne Ranked 7th Nationally for Social Mobility by US News & World Report
A banner on the campus of the University of La Verne.Jeanine Hill. The University of La Verne is top ranked among private universities in California and seventh among all national universities for social mobility of students, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings.