Hilmer Besel founded La Sierra’s math department, math major and computer science major. But most
of all, his is a life of integrity that places others’ needs first. La Sierra recently honored
Besel for his numerous contributions. At right, daughters Tanya Stotz (left), Radmilla Bailey and
Sinka Razzouk join Besel for the ceremony.
Warren Trenchard earlier this month celebrated his years as LSU’s provost with a trip
to Montreal’s famed jazz festival. He reflects on his work as second-in-command and his
musical interests. At right Trenchard, wife Marilyn, Deanna and President Randal Wisbey
at Trenchard’s reception.
Department of Administration and Leadership Chair Steve Pawluk assumes new duties as La Sierra’s provost.
He officially took the post July 1. Pawluk replaces long-time provost Warren Trenchard who will
pursue other assignments at the university.
La Sierra students and faculty have traveled to Jordan to assist in the Madaba Plains Project.
At right is Gary Huffaker, and far right is Kent Bramlett with Doug Clark. To see more pictures
and read the weekly updates from the trip, click here.
La Sierra University graduates 334 awesome students on June 13. Congratulations
Class of 2010! Demitrio Camerena, right, celebrates after receiving his degree
during a warm commencement morning on LSU's Founders' Green.
Charter Communications is featuring La Sierra biologist Lee Grismer in a news clip
following CNN Headline News. He talks about his lab’s research in Southeast Asian
jungles and shows a 17-foot reticulated python.
Read more and access the clip.
La Sierra students head for a Navajo region devastated by a recently lifted
law that prevented basic home repair. Their goals include repairing dilapidated
residences. Pictured right, a spring break group helps with construction.