Writer: Kate Kealey

Voice Magazine / Kate Kealey
Fall 2019

Top of Class

Alumna Mary Barlow’s rise from first-grade teacher to Kern County Superintendent of Schools was aided by multiple degrees from the University of La Verne’s Bakersfield Campus.

Kelly Niles-Yokum

Ripe for Change

Professor Kelly Niles-Yokum is on a mission to make life better for older adults. She’s reimagined the graduate program in gerontology to ensure aging is everybody’s business.

Henry Jimenez and Katelyn Winiecki

Practice Makes Profit

Most business programs stop at the theoretical stage. The University of La Verne’s College of Business and Public Management is one of the few in the nation that takes students a step further, challenging them to create real businesses with real money.

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