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Alumni Grants Program

28th Annual Alumni Grants Program

Nearly $925,000 has been distributed through this program since its founding in 1991.

The Alumni Grants Program was created to enhance our academic departments and non-academic programs, enriching the student experience and providing a lasting impact to the university. The recipients are selected by committees composed of alumni.

2017 ALUMNI GRANTS RECIPIENTS

The 2017 Alumni Grants recipients were selected by the Alumni Association board of directors. A grand total of $49,225 was awarded to 10 programs.

We appreciate the sponsorship of SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union toward this program.

  • Athletics: Smart room equipment for Ukleja Center. Bonnie Gasior. $7,422.
  • Biomedical Engineering: Microsoft HoloLens to teach “mixed reality”. Shadnaz Asgari. $3,000.
  • Center for Education in Proteomics Analysis: Waters Micromass API-US Mass Spectrometer. Yuanyu (Kent) Lee. $7,500.
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry: Laboratory balances for organic chemistry. Ken Nakayama and Chris Brazier. $3,749.
  • Geography: UAV (aka “drone”) for Geospatial Applications. Paul Laris. $7,500.
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: CSULB lightboard to bring a kind of virtual reality into the classroom. David A. Stout. $7,498.
  • Speech-Language Pathology: Assessment tests software for graduate student clinicians and clinic client’s. Alaine Ocampo. $2391.
  • STEMx: Sisters in Motion, Stay in Motion: Programming materials. Melissa Norrbom. $665.
  • Theatre Arts: Design CAD software to train students in theatrical design. Chris Anthony. $7,500.
  • University Library: Cambodian (Khmer) language and culture materials to support the new minor. Greg Armento. $2,000.