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Dr. Barnes receives M. Katherine B. Darmer Outstanding Community Service Award

September 3rd, 2014

 
Professor Barnes, shown on right.
Dr. Nielan Barnes, Sociology department, received the M. Katherine B. Darmer Outstanding Community Service Award by the Orange County Lavender Bar Association.  This award, named in memory of the late Katherine Darmer, a founding member of the OCLBA Board of Directors, recognizes individuals and organizations that make extraordinary contributions to the... [Read more]

Survey of Employers Shows Value (and Earning Power) of Liberal Arts

August 27th, 2014

 The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) published a report January 22, 2014, highlighting the value of a liberal arts degree.  This report focuses on U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey from 2010-2011,  in which Hart Research Associates surveyed 318 employers of at least... [Read more]

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]