Category: In the Spotlight

Voice Magazine / In the Spotlight
Winter 2023

Leaving it All on the Court

College of Law and Public Service students score a victory in recent asylum case under the coaching of Krystal Rodriguez-Campos.

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A Cut Above the Rest

University of La Verne alumna and business-owner Liliana Andriani ’20 exemplifies dynamic leadership through her community service.

In Conversation with Daniel Loera

In Conversation with Daniel Loera

Daniel Loera, EdD ’12, director of multicultural affairs for the Center for Multicultural Services at the University of La Verne, shares his thoughts on empowering communities.

Dana Ealey

Soaring in Service

Alumnus Dana Ealey, MS '96, is prepared to touchdown on an exciting career working in a variety of government organizations.

Hana Alarifi

An Eye Toward the Future

Driven by a discovery about her son, alumna Hana Saad Alarifi develops cutting-edge tools to help diagnose autism in children.

Victor Hernandez

Bearing Fruit

Alumnus Victor M. Hernandez creates greater equity and opportunity for farmers from underserved communities throughout the state of California.

Alberto Roman

The Great Equalizer

Alumnus Alberto Roman navigates the challenges of leading the largest community college in the state with lessons from his degrees in public administration.

Bob Miller

Petal to the Mettle

As president of the Tournament of Roses Association, alumnus Bob Miller kept some of Southern California's most beloved traditions afloat through two tumultuous years.

College of Law clinics

Justice for All

Two hands-on legal clinics in University of La Verne’s College of Law provide students with real-world experience helping disenfranchised clients and critical lessons in self-care.

Loren Dyck

Finding His Strengths

Professor Loren Dyck pursues well-being through his passions as an award-winning bodybuilder, researcher, and all-around academician.

Student Innovations Become Cash for Charities

Faculty and students from the College of Business and Public Management’s Integrated Business Program found innovative ways to teach and to sell their products during the pandemic. Each group’s profits directly benefitted communities affected by the pandemic, including restaurant workers, students, and families of all backgrounds.

Distant but Determined

Distant but Determined

The Leopard Athletics community kept connected and motivated during the suspended spring athletic season through at-home workouts, social media motivational videos, virtual team check-ins, and more.

Seattle World's Fair

World’s Fair Collection Finds a Home in La Verne

More than 100 boxes of original world’s fair documents and artifacts are now part of the University of La Verne’s Archives and Special Collections, thanks to the extraordinary gift of the PonTell family. Dating back to the very first expo, held in London in 1851, this vast treasure trove includes books, photographs, brochures, and objects revealing the fascinating history of this highly influential enterprise.

Frank Lizarraga and Kevin Marshall

Trustee Frank Lizarraga Endows Law Deanship

A generous and visionary gift from noted attorney and university Trustee Frank J. Lizarraga, Jr. ’80, endowed the College of Law dean at the University of La Verne. This is the first endowed dean established at a law school accredited exclusively by the State Bar of California and the University of La Verne’s first-ever endowed dean.