La Sierra University News

La Sierra University to present ALS Benefit Concert

Thirteen years ago, when the mother of a La Sierra University staff member was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, there wasn’t much awareness about the terminal illness otherwise called Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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La Sierra University moves ahead in Best Colleges rankings

La Sierra University’s ranking in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges guide moved up 32 spots from last year’s roster, tying for 56th place in the western regional universities list.

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La Sierra triathlete proves willpower wins the race

It began with little steps fueled by a determination to improve that got Rory Macomber this far, and it is the little steps that help him succeed.

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La Sierra alum to debut saxophone ensemble at alma mater

Back in 2005, Andrew Harrison was a saxophone-playing, music-loving pre-med major at La Sierra University.

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Jazz, blues guitarist to lead Pierce Street quartet

As a young boy in West Texas, jazz and blues guitarist John Payne liked what he heard in the region’s fiddle and guitar music and the western swing sounds of Hoyle Nix.

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Professor helps document African-American history

When Lynn Caldwell visited Bauman Rare Books in Las Vegas last Christmas, she never expected to find a document related to 19th century slavery in Maryland.

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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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  • Last update on  July 31, 2014