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young students
The work that our faculty, staff and students do off campus to serve the region continues to be a source of public good.
economic impact
We recently looked at the economic and social impacts of CSULB on LA and Orange counties and the specific impacts on the city of Long Beach and discovered that economic impact has several components.
President Jane Close Conoley
Recently, I was privileged to host my first on-campus community meeting. We invited campus neighbors to give them an overview of various capital plans and information about projects that are underway at The Beach. We hope this meeting launches a new era of open communication between us and our neighbors. The projects we presented were East Campus development, new Student Housing, Alumni and Community Center, and the Puvungna Study.
President Jane Close Conoley
As I see it, the purpose of a university is not only to educate students and create knowledge —although that is its main mission—it is also to serve as a community resource. Cal State Long Beach has a long history of serving our city and our region, and in my next few columns I’ll let you know how we work for the public good.
President Jane Close Conoley