Doug Robinson had a vision – a diploma in one hand and a passport in the other for all graduates. Now, with the introduction of a U.S. Passport Application Acceptance Facility to campus on Sept. 25, that vision has moved a step closer to becoming a reality.
To dedicate its newly-named William Link Theatre, CSULB’s Film and Electronic Arts Department hosted a fundraising dinner that included a staged reading of “Berggasse 19,” award-winning writer and producer William Link’s new socio-suspense play about Sigmund Freud confronting the Nazis in Vienna.
It was a busy summer for officials at the National Council of La Raza/Cal State Long Beach Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation and Leadership Training as they completed the third and final phase of a project that was looking to help reduce the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS among Latinos in the United States.
Victoria Garcia, who joined CSULB in October 2003, was selected recently by her peers in Facilities Management as employee of the month. The 25-year Long Beach resident was recognized in a special ceremony held on Friendship Walk near the University Student Union. The walk was named Victoria Garcia Lane.
University and Long Beach Transit officials announced that their U-PASS Partnership will allow the CSULB campus community to ride any Long Beach Transit bus or Passport shuttle free seven days a week, 365 days a year just by swiping a valid CSULB identification card through the bus’ farebox. The announcement followed a one-month trial of the program that far exceeded expectations.
Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh will give the keynote address at the second annual CSULB Distinguished Speaker Series on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center.
The Board of Trustees for the California State University system has given its approval for a nearly $5.5 million addition to the existing nursing building at CSULB. The single-story addition will house eaching and computer labs as well as administrative and department offices.
The open enrollment period for health and dental insurance, flexcash, health and dependent care reimbursement account changes runs through Oct. 17.