Voice, the magazine of the University of La Verne

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Current Issue: Winter 2023

The University of La Verne is entering a new era under the leadership of Dr. Pardis Mahdavi, who became our 19th President on August 15, 2023. In this issue of Voice, meet our new leader and learn more about the vision for the future, as well as join us in celebrating our transformational student experiences, leadership, and alumni.

Stories from this issue:

Mahdavi’s Mission

President Pardis Mahdavi shares how her experiences with exclusion shaped her identity and personal mission, empowered her to bridge transformative opportunities for others, fueling her commitment to education and providing focus for university work ahead.

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Experiences That Matter

The University of La Verne leads the way in extending learning beyond the classroom and offering experiences that allow our students to demonstrate their skills, receive training that leads to a competitive edge in the workplace, and live out our core values—ethical reasoning, diversity and inclusivity, lifelong learning, and civic and community engagement. These are the experiences that matter!

News from La Verne

Dedicated Alumnus Wins Broadcast Emmy Award

University of La Verne alumnus Joseph Orozco ’17 added a significant milestone in his broadcasting career - winning an Emmy Award with his team during the 75th LA Area Emmy’s for Outstanding Sports Series/Programming.

DOJ Grant to Strengthen Campus Services for Victims of Violence, Stalking

The University of La Verne is set to receive a $499,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to create a comprehensive program to address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking on campus that is grounded in culturally specific strategies. 

Supporting Our Veterans in Celebration

On a bright fall morning on Thursday, November 9, community members gathered in front of Founders Hall for an honorary Veterans Day celebration to pay tribute to students, faculty, staff and other who have served in the military or are military connected.