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.
News from La Verne
One Book, One University Initiative Joins Community Together with Mira Jacob’s Novel Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of La Verne has selected author Mira Jacob’s book Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations as the One Book, One University novel for the 2021-22 academic year. The university will be hosting two virtual lectures with Jacob on Wednesday, September 29.
More than 120 new University of La Verne students met with 21 local community organizations during the Office of Community and Civic Engagement’s (OCCE) annual FLEX & New Student Community Engagement Day on September 10.
Kimberly White-Smith, dean of the LaFetra College of Education at the University of La Verne, has been appointed to represent California’s independent colleges and universities on the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
University of La Verne Rates High for Social Mobility and Best Value in New U.S. News & World Report Rankings
The University of La Verne is again 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, released September 13.