La Sierra University News

Jazz vocalist to lead Pierce Street performance

Her voice has been described as smooth, effortless, and “honey-rich,” and she has performed in top venues around the world. On Wed., July 30, Grammy-nominated vocalist Sherry Williams will showcase her talent at La Sierra University in a Pierce Street Jazz performance.

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The 18th century tale of shipwrecked Englishman Robinson Crusoe so captured Lora Geriguis’ attention during her first class as a graduate student that it influenced the trajectory of her academic career.

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Female math teachers’ early influences pivotal, study says

Sandra Stewart-Ximines, a high school math teacher in Perris, is animated and energetic as she stands before her students teaching them the ins and outs of algebra.

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The brown fish owl with its scholarly gaze seems real enough to touch as it rises off the front cover of a booklet created by La Sierra University students.

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La Sierra alum lands Pistons assistant GM spot

Brian Wright, a 2004 graduate of La Sierra University, has been named assistant general manager of the National Basketball Association’s Detroit Pistons.

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Twenty La Sierra students dedicate their lives to Christ

When students approach La Sierra University’s Spiritual Life office for baptismal classes, they usually arrive with many questions, particularly about how to live after baptism, said university Chaplain ‘Pastor’ Sam Leonor.

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Saxophonist Foster to lead Pierce Street Jazz

Gary Foster, an accomplished woodwind musician and crossover artist in jazz, pop and classical genres will lead the next Pierce Street Jazz concert at La Sierra University on June 25.

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Under a hazy sky and warm temperatures, 366 excited La Sierra University students graduated from their respective programs June 15 during the annual Founders’ Green commencement ceremony.

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Senior class fundraising ride to seed scholarship endowment

This spring nine La Sierra University students and staff pedaled their bikes 30 miles to the beach for some fun in the sun, and to help future senior students stay the course with their education.

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La Sierra celebrates student research

It was a week of discovery and a celebration of accomplishment at La Sierra University May 27-30 as undergraduate and graduate students gave dissertation and research talks, and presented posters on their various projects.

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Seven seniors exhibit talent in Brandstater show

Seven graduating senior art students at La Sierra University whose talents run the gamut of artistic expression have been selected to exhibit their work in Brandstater Gallery.

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La Sierra University’s 367 graduates will hear an inspirational commencement message Sun., June 15 from the president of Sahmyook University in South Korea, one of the largest universities in the Seventh-day Adventist denomination.

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Riverside biology student beats the odds to reach graduation

La Sierra University’s June 15 graduation will be a day of joyous celebration for many, and for one senior who has battled virus-linked blindness and debilitating nerve pain, it is a miraculous milestone.

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La Sierra celebrates conclusion of first capital campaign

With a ceremony of praise, thanksgiving and good humor, La Sierra University on May 21 celebrated the conclusion of its first comprehensive capital campaign, a nine-year run called “A Time to Build” that brought the creation of new buildings and spaces designed to enhance learning, add beauty and accommodate growth.

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Mahler Festival comes to La Sierra with “Symphony No. 5”

The symphonic works of Gustav Mahler, a renowned Jewish composer and conductor of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, are known for their majesty, richness, eclectic instrumentation, musical range and mystery.

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  • Last update on  July 31, 2014