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Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Wins Accreditation

July 1st, 2014

For Long Beach State’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, regaining accreditation this spring was not an easy task.
The program, once considered one of the premier journalism programs in Southern California, fell on hard times in the 1990s, with an economic downturn, faculty retirements and a flood in the basement of the SSPA Building  —... [Read more]

A Highly Productive Recruiting Year Nets CLA a Multi-talented Class of New Faculty

July 1st, 2014

The CLA had a very productive recruiting year in 2013-14. Thirteen new faculty members will join the College in fall 2014 as nine of our Departments/Programs conducted successful faculty searches, with four programs hiring two faculty each.  The Dean’s Office thanks all of the faculty search committees for their excellent work in creating a multi-talented,... [Read more]

Nine CLA departments recognized for Achievement in Student Success for 2014

July 1st, 2014

CLA departments earned more than half of the new awards that Academic Affairs instituted to recognize for high performance with respect to student success.  The Awards were provided in two categories.
“High Achievement in Student Success” awards went to the 12 CSULB departments with the highest graduation rates for native and transfer students within respective departments... [Read more]

Record number of students walk in CLA’s 3 commencement ceremonies

July 1st, 2014

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, the College of Liberal Arts held three separate commencement ceremonies for the first time, to better accommodate the many students and their families who want to celebrate this accomplishment of receiving their CSULB degree. 
This year we had 2459 students walk in CLA’s graduation – the largest in our history.... [Read more]

Technical and Professional Communication Students Write for Los Angeles Fire Department

March 25th, 2014

CSULB students Jaimee Beck and Sharon Clark are both students in the English Department’s Technical and Professional Communication Certificate Program (TPC). With an emphasis in writing ranging from business, science, technology, government, public service, and freelance, the TPC program offers students the necessary skills and techniques for a career in professional writing.
In applying the knowledge gained from... [Read more]

American Indian Studies Celebrates 44th Pow Wow Anniversary at CSULB

March 18th, 2014

Grand Entry
March 8th and 9th marked the 44th annual Pow Wow event at CSULB and the 45th year of our American Indian Studies program (AIS). Located on Puvungna, a village and burial site of Tongva peoples, the Cal State Puvungna Pow Wow is a sacred space for many of the Native American community in attendance.... [Read more]

Sovrin Magazine Interviews Asian and Asian American Studies’ Dr. Teri Yamada

March 18th, 2014

Dr. Teri Yamada, Chair of the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies and CFA Chapter President of CSULB, recently was interviewed for Sovrin Magazine’s latest issue, “Khmer Literature Reviving.” Sovrin Magazine is the pre-eminent fashion magazine in Cambodia, which also reports on contemporary Cambodia culture. This article featured Dr. Yamada’s background and why she started an... [Read more]

CSULB Students Earn Recognition at Emirates International Model UN Conference

February 6th, 2014

This January, several CSULB political science students participated in the Emirates International Model UN Conference held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. During the conference, students Matt Stein and Jorge Soriano earned the Best Delegate Awards for their participation and political science major Sarah Malik earned an Honorable Mention Award at the four day event.
Delegates Kyle... [Read more]

Meet Our Alumni!

January 30th, 2014

Recent research has shown that a broad range of employers value critical thinking and creative abilities – two highly marketable skills that Liberal Arts majors typically possess. Subsequently, these versatile abilities that Liberal Arts alumni exercise open the doors for careers in a variety of fields. Because of this marketability range, degrees within the College... [Read more]

CSULB Moot Court Team Champions Written Brief Category and Earns Runner Up in Oral Advocacy

January 30th, 2014

CSULB Moot Court Team
Led by the team of Ashley Hall and Kyle Maury, California State University, Long Beach’s (CSULB) moot court program fared exceptionally well at the American Collegiate Moot Court Association National Tournament (ACMA) held at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
Hall, a senior political science major, and Maury,... [Read more]