The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $295,000 Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) grant to the NCLR/CSULB Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation and Leadership Training for a project aimed at empowering the Long Beach Latino community in reducing the risk of maternal obesity and overweight children.
The College of Engineering at CSULB has received a $100,000 endowment from The Beavers Charitable Trust to provide scholarships for graduate students majoring in civil engineering and construction engineering management with special preference given to students who have an interest in the heavy construction industry.
CSULB’s Center for Behavioral Research and Services (CBRS) recently received a pair of grants worth almost $200,000 through the College of Liberal Arts.
CSULB ranks fifth in the nation among master's degree-granting institutions in producing Fulbright Awards for U.S. students in 2007-08, according to the Oct. 26 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.
CSULB’s Educational Talent Search Program has been selected to receive two awards of $497,929 and $226,600 annually for the next four years from the U.S. Department of Education to continue its educational opportunity outreach efforts with students in local middle schools and high schools.
CSULB’s Center for Language Minority Education and Research recently received a $40,500 contract for English Language Development Training at Moffett Elementary School in the Lennox School District running through May 2008.