Voice, the magazine of the University of La Verne

Silver Linings

Silver Linings

Out of the challenges of the pandemic came innovations bringing new ways of connecting the university to its students and alumni.

Current Issue: Summer 2021

In a year of challenge, the University of La Verne community found “silver linings” as they learned and served in new ways that will continue into the future. Some will form the basis of “normal 2.0” in the years ahead. This issue spotlights the inspiring Leo spirit of resilience and innovation as demonstrated by faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Cover of Voice Magazine Summer 2021
Alexandra Burrel

Doing the Work

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Alexandra Burrel gives readers a perspective into her life’s mission through the lens of “doing the work.” She wants to meet people where they are and assist in their growth and development.

Fonda Whitehead

Three Leos Innovate in Response to Pandemic

Three University of La Verne alumni—from law, education, and public administration—share how they harnessed what they learned in the classroom to meet pandemic-related challenges, with surprisingly positive outcomes.

News from La Verne

University of La Verne Resumes On-Campus Operations

The University of La Verne has resumed many on-campus operations as it prepares to welcome back students for fall 2021. La Verne Campus offices such as Undergraduate Admissions, Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Academic Advising, Student Affairs, and Registrar are now available to provide walk-in support to students. Additional offices and departments, such as the Wilson Library and the Lewis Center for Well-Being and Research, will return in phases throughout the summer. Regional campuses will resume on-campus operations on August 2.

University of La Verne Celebrates In-Person Commencement

The University of La Verne graduates of spring 2020, and winter and spring 2021 finally had their day in the sun—literally—on June 12 as they proudly marched into San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino for in-person commencement ceremonies.

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