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Alumni Quotes

Ellen Wong


“The gerontology program has given me the opportunity to mentor, support, and network with current and future gerontologists. The program is supportive of its current students and alumni who work to address the needs and concerns of aging adults.”

Ellen Wong, MSG
Living Opportunities Management Company (LOMCO)

Tony Fay


"The Gerontology Program’s ongoing impact on my life is immeasurable. The Program’s leadership empowered me to pursue a career in aging and I have established employment where I directly improve the lives of seniors. I’m living the dream and I credit the Gerontology Program at Long Beach State"

John Fay, MSG

Nakia Thierry


"The program prepared me to be a leader within the field of Gerontology and has allotted me the opportunity to share my experiences with future Gerontology leaders of tomorrow. Thanks to the CSULB Gerontology program curriculum, the dedicated faculty and the determined past, present and future students, we can all rest assured that the aging population is in good hands!"

Nakia Thierry, MSG