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University of La Verne Scholarship Gala


Update as of May 9, 2023: The University of La Verne raised nearly $2 million in scholarships and announced the largest in university history — during its 25th Anniversary Scholarship Gala held on the historic La Verne campus May 6. Read more

The University of La Verne is pleased to announce our 2023 Scholarship Gala. We are once again thrilled to be holding our annual gala on our very own La Verne campus! We are beyond excited to welcome you home for an evening of celebration in support of our amazing students.

Event Information

Saturday, May 6, 2023
Reception at 5:00 pm | Dinner at 6:30 pm
University of La Verne Campus


Gala Committee

  • Sue Searing ’71 (Chair)
  • Tom and Cecilia Cerafice
  • Wendy Lau ’98
  • Danielle Lizarraga
  • Ruben Maciel
  • Nickolas McLean ’23
  • Tony Revier ’93
  • Cara Yokomizo

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Great & Powerful Oz Sponsor
Sue ’71 and Lee ’70 Searing

Horse of a Different Color Sponsor
Eleanor Harter

Ruby Slipper Sponsors
Paul H. Moseley ’88
Valerie C. Romero ’00

Emerald City Sponsors
Bank of America
Kenneth ’56 & Lynne ’63 Calkins
Susan Lomeli ’91
Ontario International Airport
Perera Construction & Design, Inc.
Robert Reeder

Yellow Brick Road Sponsors
Nasser Alsowaidi
Briteworks, Inc.
Mike Brown
Call & Jensen
Canterbury Consulting Inc.
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
GO Architects
Hafif Family Foundation
Health Service Alliance
Kaiser Permanente
San Antonio Regional Hospital
Ray & Katie Skelton
Emmett ’70 & Frederick ’77 Terrell
Uyemura International Corp.