Faculty & Staff Profiles

Michael J. Laponis, M.A. (1982)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Communications Department
Professor of Communications

M.A., University of La Verne
B.A., University of La Verne

Mike has 30 years experience in broadcasting and production. His professional experiences include broadcast management, programming, on-air work, and engineering positions at several southern California radio stations. In addition, he is a video producer and voice-over talent. Mike is an award recipient for videos he has produced for the Los Angeles County Fair, Parents Anonymous, McKinley Children's Center, and the University of La Verne. He regularly participates in and supervises productions for LVTV Community Television in La Verne. He is the General Manager and Adviser to the campus radio station, KULV. Mike is a member of the Broadcast Education Association. He has participated in a faculty internship at CBS Radio and in the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Faculty Seminar.

Licenses and Certificates:

Lifetime General RadioTelephone Operator License with Radar Endorsement issued by the Federal Communications Commission. Technician Class Amateur Radio License. Multimedia Presentation and Design Certificate from California Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA.

Contact Information:
Phone: 4279
Campus Location:
Central Campus, La Verne, CA
Arts& Communications Bldg 129

University Mailing Address
& Main Phone Number:

University of La Verne
1950 3rd Street
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-3511
College of Law Mailing Address
University of La Verne
College of Law
320 East D Street
Ontario, CA 91764
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