Current Issue: Fall 2019
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News from La Verne
The University of La Verne announced on June 9 that it has joined the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge. Hundreds of colleges and universities across the country are joining the effort initiated by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education to help end the pandemic by increasing vaccination participation among students and university communities.
With limited face-to-face sales options available due to state and county COVID-19 restrictions, the three Integrates Business Program teams found ways to supplement sales through online platforms. Their total sales in spring 2021 reached over $12,000—an increase of approximately $4,400 over spring 2020.
Isabella Guzman took a break from her role as head of the nation’s Small Business Administration—a cabinet-level post—to tell graduates of the University of La Verne that “there is no greater measure of success than service to others, because it’s not enough to achieve for yourself alone. Your community, your city, your state, your country are only as strong as you make them.”
Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury had some advice for the 387 spring 2021 graduates from the University of La Verne’s College of Arts and Sciences in their virtual commencement ceremony today. “Your positive goals for yourself should not be pursued at the expense of other people,” he said. “Recognize and value the positive in others."