La Sierra University News

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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Art chair exhibiting in World Bank show

Around the first week of May, an art transportation company showed up at Beatriz Mejia-Krumbein’s Riverside home, packaged up a 38-inch-by-55-inch mixed media art book she created in 1998, and headed for the World Bank headquarters in Washington D.C.

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La Sierra University art student Lauren Prado acknowledges her need for control over life, and as an artist she has found an outlet for her malady – a community of her own design over which she reigns.

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Featuring the work of students from more than 19 different departments, La Sierra University’s production of “Godspell” is an interdisciplinary collaboration and the result of more than 20 weeks of rehearsals that began in January. Directed by psychology Professor Paul Mallery and guest artist and Musical Director Cheryl Smith, this production of what is now considered a classic of musical theater is the best show to grace the Matheson Hall stage.

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Trumpeter Rader to lead Pierce Street Jazz at La Sierra

Don Rader, esteemed jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player, is known for the warm lyrical tones emanating from his instruments.

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  • Last update on  June 04, 2014