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May 27, 1992 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the day after the verdicts in the Rodney King case and the night of riots that followed, Lisa Porche-Burke arrived to find about 100 students gathered on the Los Angeles campus of the California School of Professional Psychology. They were, she says, "a mess," many in tears and traumatized. And so, the newly appointed chancellor canceled classes and called students, faculty and staff to the auditorium where they spent more than five hours.
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May 27, 1992 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the day after the verdicts in the Rodney King case and the night of riots that followed, Lisa Porche-Burke arrived to find about 100 students gathered on the Los Angeles campus of the California School of Professional Psychology. They were, she says, "a mess," many in tears and traumatized. And so, the newly appointed chancellor canceled classes and called students, faculty and staff to the auditorium where they spent more than five hours.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1999
Phillips Graduate Institute, one of the oldest and largest counseling training centers in the San Fernando Valley, has hired a president to replace Edwin F. Cox, who led the college for 25 years. Lisa M. Porche-Burke, a long-time educator and former chancellor of the California School of Professional Psychology, will take the helm of the nonprofit Encino school, it was announced Friday. She earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from USC and master's and doctorate degrees from Notre Dame.
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May 13, 1992
These are voices of Los Angeles. These women, men, and children talk about what they saw and what they did and how they felt when the verdict in the Rodney King beating trial came in at 3.30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. And what they saw and did and felt in the tumultuous days afterward. There are dozens of them. They are poor, rich, well- and ill-educated, successful in their lives and frustrated.
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