# Higher education
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.
Tufts appoints Cigdem Talgar for new role as vice provost for education
Ballou Hall is pictured on Oct. 18, 2020.(Ann Marie Burke / The Tufts Daily) Tufts announced the appointment of Cigdem Talgar as the vice provost for education, a new position within the Office of the Provost, in an email to the Tufts community on Nov. 3. Talgar’s official start date is Dec. 1.
College enrollment down third year in a row
Fall undergraduate student enrollment has fell for the third straight year, according to a report from National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The data is based on 10.3 million undergraduate and graduate students, as reported by 63% of Title IV degree-granting institutions that are participating in the Clearinghouse as of September 29, 2022.
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.
The higher the degree, the lower the recidivism rate.
A 2011 report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) reported that nearly 7 in 10 people who are formerly incarcerated will commit a new crime, and half will end up back in prison within three years. “Given that about 95 out of every 100 incarcerated people eventually rejoin society, it is crucial that we develop programs and tools to effectively reduce recidivism” (Prison Studies Project).
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.
Is Walden University withholding diplomas from black students? One former doctoral candidate says "Give me my degree"
Latroya Bishop smiles for the camera, but had no idea she just began what she calls a "12 Year nightmare" in her doctoral programDwayne Boyd. Is Walden University withholding diplomas from black female students? One former doctoral candidate says “Give me my degree”
University of La Verne Celebrates Convocation On Campus for the First Time Since Pandemic
The University of La Verne celebrated Convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 25.Jeanine Hill. The University of La Verne community gathered in the university's Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion on Wednesday, August 24 to celebrate the start of the academic year with the annual Convocation ceremony. This is the first time in two years this event has been held in-person, and the energy matched the occasion.
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman to Lead LA Business Journal’s Health Care Leadership Events
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman with students.University of La Verne. University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman will moderate a roundtable discussion on the health care system in the Southern California region on Thursday, August 25.
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.
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman to Attend Department of Education's Raise the B.A.R. Summit
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman and students.University of La Verne. University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman is one of about 40 higher education leaders who will meet with US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Thursday, Aug. 11, to discuss national strategies to support college completion, including for students who stopped out during the pandemic.
University of La Verne Joins Grow With Google's HSI Career Readiness Program
The University of La Verne campus in La Verne, California.University of La Verne. The University of La Verne has been selected to participate in the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program. The initiative will help Latino students at 35 Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) prepare for the workforce through digital skills training and career workshops. Through a $2 million investment in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), the program will train 200,000 Latino students by 2025.
The Debt-Free College Degree
In many countries, the cost of higher education can be overwhelming, especially for students who do not have financial support from their families. However, there are ways in which students can reduce their college expenses and save money while still getting the education that they want. The key to getting a debt-free college degree is knowing what options are available to you and how to use them to stay on track with your financial goals.
University of La Verne Adds Online Master's Programs in Teaching, Public Administration, and Health Administration
The University of La Verne now offers more than a dozen undergraduate and graduate programs fully online.Stock Photo. The University of La Verne is offering three additional master’s degree programs fully online starting this fall. These include the Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Health Administration, and Master of Public Administration.
University of La Verne Announces Opening of College of Health and Community Well-Being
The Master of Science in Physician Assistant Practice is one of 10 programs offered by the college.Jeanine Hill. A new era of healthcare requires new ways of looking at and teaching health. The University of La Verne is rising to meet the challenge.
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.
Adventist Health White Memorial Establishes Scholarship Fund to Support University of La Verne Nursing Students
The Adventist Health White Memorial Scholarship Fund will support students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN to BSN program.Adobe Stock. Adventist Health White Memorial, Los Angeles, has committed more than $720,000 to the University of La Verne to establish a scholarship fund within the university’s new College of Health and Community Well-Being.
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.