Drs. Melvin and Sherrie Allen are a unique couple who live and work in Beverly Hills, California. They have been going to school together for fourteen of their twenty-two-year marriage. Starting their advanced degree journey in 2002, they obtained their first master’s degrees in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica; they subsequently enrolled at Pacifica and earned their PhDs in depth psychology, Sherrie in 2016 and Melvin in 2017.
Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Taylor, PhD
Recognizing 30 Years of Service, University of LaVerne
Patricia Taylor is, at heart, a teacher. Dr. Taylor worked at the Los Angeles County Office of Education for twenty-one years: first as an aide, then a teacher, then as program specialist, and finally, as the youngest principal ever, on a campus for children with emotional challenges. That experience shaped and honed her overwhelming passion for teaching.
Alumni Spotlight: Harry Grammer
Harry Grammer is an activist, scholar, and poet and founded New Earth in 2004 and since then has been an integral part of reforming the juvenile justice nationwide system. In 2017, Harry was honored as a CNN Hero and in 2018 selected as an inaugural Obama Foundation Fellow. As the Founder and President, Harry brings his leadership and visionary spirit, along with an extensive background in teaching poetry, advocacy and leadership to incarcerated and at-risk youth.
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