Category: 2016 Spring

Voice Magazine / 2016 Spring
Spring 2016

The Man Behind the Smile

On May 1, 2015 the University of La Verne honored Ispahani for more than 50 years of dedicated service at the annual faculty and staff achievement ceremony.

Issam Ghazzawi

Uncovering the Inner Entrepreneur

For almost 125 years, the University of La Verne has been a place for those who want to exceed expectations and transform their lives. I am energized and privileged to be a part of this great mission.

Lenore Moreno

Racing Onward

First she claimed two NCAA national championships in the indoor 5,000-meter run and the outdoor 10,000 meters as a student-athlete at the University of La Verne.

Jonathan Reed

Balancing Trust And Action

Maintaining focus as a college provost is a challenge requiring a delicate balance of action and delegation, and the University of La Verne’s No. 2 administrator says that is a skill he is always trying to refine.

Heidy Contreras' Hands with Cockroaches

A Return to Roots

Her love of biology stemmed from the wildlife of Guatemala. Now Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Heidy Contreras hopes to one day share that inspiration with her students through summer programs in the Central American nation.

Brain Matters

It was a pure adrenaline rush simply walking into the operating room. As he scrubbed in for the first time, all Kim Burchiel could think about was what he was soon to experience. 

Emeline Garcia and Alba Melena

Standing Up for the Disabled

The Disability Rights Legal Center at La Verne is a place of victories – not just for the clients, but for the law students helping them.

Christopher Kahn

Homeward Bound

Mannerisms and accents vary among the people Christopher Kahn '16 encounters in his travels around the world as a captain in the U.S. Army.