Issue: Fall 2011

Fall 2011 Issue – Leadership Update Newsletter

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Cal State Long Beach 4th Best Public Regional University in the West

U.S.News & World Report has ranked California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) the fourth best public regional university in the western United States in its 2012 edition of “America’s Best Colleges Guide.” It is the fourth consecutive year CSULB has … More

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2 Cal State Long Beach Engineering Faculty Receive $1.8 Million Grant to Help Reduce Pollution at Port of LA

Two faculty in the College of Engineering at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) have received a $1.8 million grant to help fight pollution at the Port of Los Angeles through a new application of technology that has the potential … More

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Cal State Long Beach Receives ‘Best in the West’ Designation in Princeton Review’s ‘2012 Best Colleges’

 The Princeton Review designated California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) a “Best in the West” college in its website feature, “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” which was posted in August. One of just 121 institutions receiving the “Best in … More

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Cal State Long Beach Faculty Member Begins Work with National Committee on HIV, STD Prevention and Treatment

Britt Rios-Ellis, a health science professor at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB), has begun her work as a member of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Advisory Committee on HIV and … More

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U.S. News Reports Cal State Long Beach Among Top 10 Colleges in Applications from First-Time Freshmen

In an article published by U.S.News & World Report, Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) was recognized as one of the top 10 colleges in the nation receiving the most applications from first-time freshmen out of 1,311 schools that reported application … More

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CSULB Marine Biologist, Students Featured in Discovery Channel’s Shark Week Premiere Episode

Christopher Lowe, professor of marine biology at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and director of its Shark Lab, along with a group of his students are researching great white shark nurseries, health and movements. Their work was featured this … More

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U.S.News Reports CSULB Among Top 10 Colleges in the Nation in Receiving Applications from First-Time Freshmen

In an article published by U.S.News & World Report, Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) was recognized as one of the top 10 colleges in the nation receiving the most applications from first-time freshmen out of 1,339 schools that reported application … More

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Cal State Long Beach Student Selected for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship; Will Spend 2011-12 Year in Austria

Robert Bloom, a graduate student in Germanic studies at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), has been selected for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Scholarship that has him in Austria for the 2011-12 academic year. The award covers round-trip … More

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CSULB Ranks 10th Nationally in Awarding Bachelor’s Degrees to Minority Students According to Diverse Issues

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has been ranked 10th in the nation in conferring bachelor’s degrees to minority students. Diverse Issues in Higher Education recently released its annual list of the “Top 100 Degree Producers,” a list of the … More

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CSULB Student Selected for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship; Will Spend 2011-12 in Belgium

Alyn Euritt, who recently earned a bachelor’s degree in French studies at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), was selected for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Scholarship that has him in Belgium for the 2011-12 academic year. The award … More

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CSULB, ASU Receive $3 Million Grant to Help Develop Experts to Assist People with Disabilities

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and Arizona State University (ASU) will help produce the next generation of experts trained in the skills and equipped with the tools to assist people with disabilities to improve the quality of their lives. … More

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Cal State Long Beach Anthropology Student Studied in Spain After Receiving Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Doris Paredes, a sophomore anthropology major at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), was in Spain this summer taking part in a pair of excavations thanks to a $5,000 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants … More

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CSULB Receives $4.4 Million HSI Grant to Promote Latino Student Success in Science, Math, Engineering

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) a five-year, $4.4 million grant to help increase the number of Latino students earning degrees in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Awarded through the … More

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CSULB Student Named National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow; To Study for Chemistry Ph.D.

With California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) bachelor’s of science degrees in chemistry and mathematics now in hand, Delora Gaskins is well on her way to a promising career as a science researcher and potential college professor. As a recipient … More

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California State University, Long Beach Ranks Among Nation’s Top 10 in Awarding Degrees to Hispanic Students

Confirming its status as one of the most diverse campuses in the nation, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is among the top 10 universities in the nation in both the number of master’s degrees and the number of bachelor’s … More

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8 Students from California State University, Long Beach Named Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars for 2011-12

Eight students at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) were named Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars for the 2011-12 academic year. The one-time award includes $3,000 in funding support, which each scholar will use for specific activities that will help him … More

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U.S. Defense Department Awards $5 Million to CSULB to Support CCDoTT Research and Development

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $5 million to California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) to support the the campus’ Center for Commercial Deployment of Transportation Technologies (CCDoTT), CSULB President F. King Alexander announced. Awarded through a contract with … More

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Cal State Long Beach Geologist’s Work Yields New Insights into San Jacinto Fault, Salton Sea Geothermal Areas

Coping with the summer heat at the base of Southern California’s San Jacinto Mountains, boiling mud at the Salton Sea, and chilly Arctic summers and wandering polar bears on Norway’s Spitsbergen island are all part of Nate Onderdonk’s work as … More

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Department of Education Awards CSULB $2.6 Million to Retain, Graduate Low-Income, First-Generation Students

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) a five-year, $2.63 million grant to help retain and graduate low-income, first-generation and disabled students at the campus.  The grant was awarded to CSULB’s Student Support Services … More

Fall 2011 Issue

A Message from the President

Dear Alumni and Friends: There is an ingrained sense of hope for the future that is apparent among those who work within education. Whether it’s the kindergarten teacher helping children with the very basics, a high school chemistry instructor working … More

Fall 2011 Issue

Cal State Long Beach Dedicates New Hall of Science, Largest Capital Project in the Campus’ 62-Year History

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) dedicated its new Hall of Science this fall. It is the largest capital building project in the campus’ 62-year history, and it is also the largest and most expensive building project in the California … More

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Stephanie Bryson Named 1st Rhodes Scholar for Cal State Long Beach; Begins Studies at Oxford Next Fall

Stephanie Bryson, a 2011 graduate of California State University, Long Beach, has been named a Rhodes Scholar, the first graduate of the university  to receive the internationally renowned award. The Rhodes Trust named a total of 80 recipients worldwide, 32 … More

Fall 2011 Issue