La Sierra University News

Benefit fashion show to aid Syrian refugees

Dirty walls of sparse rooms are scarred with peeling, multi-colored paint, and in one residence, a small rusting sink connected to an indoor water line forms a tiny corner kitchen.

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La Sierra University senior Andrew Pedersen had no idea what was coming until he heard university President Randal Wisbey announce his name during a campus assembly as winner of both state and regional Student Employee of the Year awards. The audience of more than 1,000 students erupted in applause.

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Local Inland Empire television viewers audiences will have three opportunities during the Eastern weekend to view a documentary featuring the Seventh-day Adventist education system on KVCR, the Public Broadcasting System station located at Cal State San Bernardino.

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When Janice Lopez, a loan account advisor at La Sierra University received a stage II breast cancer diagnosis last November, family members and friends quickly spread the word throughout her university and church communities. In less than 24 hours prayer chains had begun on her behalf.

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Scholar’s book places new spin on philosopher’s theories

La Sierra University law and business professor Gary Chartier has proposed in his fifth book a broadened version of a renowned philosopher’s views of global justice by treating the interests of particular people across the globe, rather than their governments, as fundamental.

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Guitarist Cotter to lead Pierce Street Jazz

Los Angeles jazz recording and performance artist, guitarist Steve Cotter will lead the next Pierce Street Jazz concert at La Sierra University on Wed., April 2.

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Library holds largest public book sale

Kitty Simmons, library director at La Sierra University recently walked among stacks and boxes of books filling the library’s receiving room, pointing out volumes of history, literature, plays, religious works, children’s books and many other topics.

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On Thurs., April 24 more than 300 visionaries, leaders, designers, entrepreneurs, and students from across the Inland Empire will gather in the new Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business building at La Sierra University for its first TEDxLaSierraUniversity event.

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Riverside awards La Sierra’s Thomas for innovation

John Thomas, dean of La Sierra University’s Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business defines innovation as thinking outside of the box, of seeing things that others miss. It is a mindset he strives to instill in students.

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Figure skating biz student spins success from discipline

Competitors in the recent XXII Winter Olympics know very well the high degree of self-discipline, sacrifice and support from others that is required to achieve one’s goals.

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It is with sadness that the La Sierra University community received the news of the passing of one of its beloved alums, Dr. Frank Jobe.

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University’s student leaders seek aid for Syrian refugees

La Sierra University students Caitlin Cuenca and Andrew Pedersen had witnessed extreme poverty and disease during aid missions to other countries. But nothing prepared them for the ravages of war they encountered during their December visit with Syrian refugees in Jordan.

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Rock gecko faces down Singapore cement company

A two-inch-long rock gecko, darkly mottled in browns, greens and yellows crawled peacefully along limestone cliffs in the jungles of Malaysia last summer, unaware that its home was in serious jeopardy.

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Wind Ensemble to perform unique “Anniversaries” concert

A work with recorded soundscape, an anime video composition and a piece recognizing a famed Trans-Antarctic expedition – the La Sierra University Wind Ensemble will offer these and other unique musical experiences in a performance this Saturday evening.

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As with most entrepreneurial concepts, Dan Harvey Lee’s new product idea took root when he discovered an unfilled need in the marketplace.

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  • Last update on  April 16, 2014