Issue: Spring 2011

Spring 2011 Issue – Leadership Update Newsletter

CSULB Among Just 5 Universities in Nation Recognized for Affordability, Quality and Access in Education Trust Report

In a report by The Education Trust, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is one of just five universities in the country recognized for meeting a conservative set of criteria on affordability, access and quality. More

Spring 2011 Issue

USDA Awards $3.75 Million Grant to Cal State Long Beach for Project Addressing Latino Nutrition, Childhood Obesity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a five-year, $3.75 million grant to the National Council of La Raza (NCLR)-Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation and Leadership Training for a project designed to address … More

Spring 2011 Issue

Cal State Long Beach Political Science Students Capture Honors at Santa Barbara International Model United Nations Conference

Richard Gieser and Dina Alhayek, political science majors at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), received awards for their participation at the 2010 Santa Barbara International Model United Nations (SBIMUN) Conference held last fall on the UC Santa Barbara campus.  It … More

Spring 2011 Issue

CSULB Marine Biology Professor, Shark Expert Featured in Inaugural Episode of New Animal Planet Series, ‘I, Predator’

Christopher G. Lowe, professor of marine biology and director of the Shark Lab at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), was a featured expert in the inaugural episode of the Animal Planet TV series, "I, Predator," which premiered in January. The … More

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Business Administration Students from Cal State Long Beach Win Undergraduate Division Title at Business Ethics Competition

Three students from the College of Business Administration (CBA) at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) turned in the best undergraduate performance at the Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) to win the Kerrigan Award, presented to the undergraduate division … More

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Cal State Long Beach Student Makes History with 3 Scholarships

A student in the Master of Arts in Global Logistics (MAGL) program at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) has earned three merit-based scholarships from the Port of Long Beach, Los Angeles Transportation Club, and Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, … More

Spring 2011 Issue

Cal State Long Beach Dance Team Captures 2nd-Place Honors at UDA’s 2011 College National Championships

The California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Dance Team added another award to its trophy case, capturing second-place honors at the 2011 Universal Dance Association College National Championship at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Only 13 teams were selected to … More

Spring 2011 Issue

Cal State Long Beach Industrial Design Student Captures Top Honors in 2011 National Student Design Competition

Alix Armour, a California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) industrial design major, has been named the winner of the 2011 Student Design Competition sponsored by the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD). This year’s competition asked students to create a … More

Spring 2011 Issue

A Message from the President

We have come to a crossroads in California, one which threatens the very future of our state. The fiscal disorder that threatens California higher education is not to be taken lightly. In January, Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget included a … More

Spring 2011 Issue

Electric Motocross Bike Created by Engineering Students Wins Cal State Long Beach’s 2011 ‘Innovation Challenge’

An electric motocross bike unique to the United States and developed by a team of students at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) has won the campus’ 2011 Innovation Challenge, which comes with a package of business services and $10,000 of seed … More

Spring 2011 Issue

Former California Gov. George Deukmejian’s Archive Dedicated at Cal State Long Beach Library

Former California Gov. George Deukmejian has chosen the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) University Library as the repository for more than 3,000 boxes of historical documents chronicling his decades of public service.   Dedication of the George Deukmejian Archive … More

Spring 2011 Issue

More Long Beach Unified School District Graduates Pursue College with Help from Long Beach City College, CSULB

A progress report released this spring on a three-year-old, local initiative to prepare more youngsters for college success revealed promising results, though education officials cautioned that California’s budget cuts seriously threaten further gains. Three years ago, leaders from the Long … More

Spring 2011 Issue

CSULB Receives Grant for ‘My Daughter is an Engineer’ Program to Encourage Girls to Enter Engineering Careers

Statistics show that only about 20 percent of engineering students are women, and that women make up only about 10 percent of professional engineers.  Three women in the College of Engineering (COE) at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) are trying … More

Spring 2011 Issue

California State University, Long Beach Ranked Among Nation’s Leaders in Students Studying Abroad

Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) is among the nation’s leaders in students studying abroad, ranking fourth in the nation in the master’s institutions category. CSULB is also fifth nationally in that category for students in “long-term duration of study abroad,” … More

Spring 2011 Issue

Club Team from California State University, Long Beach Captures Division I National Roller Hockey Championship

For the first time in school history, Cal State Long Beach’s (CSULB) roller hockey club team has captured the Division I National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) championship, upsetting the favorite in the semifinals before defeating Cal Poly San Luis … More

Spring 2011 Issue

LBSU Basketball Player Selected AP All-American; Named to 4 Other All-American, All-District Squads

The postseason honors just kept rolling in for Long Beach State men’s basketball player Casper Ware, culminating with his selection to the Associated Press (AP) honorable mention All-America Team.   The junior guard is just the second 49er to earn … More

Spring 2011 Issue

Cal State Long Beach Receives Gold, Silver Awards from LAB as Bicycle Friendly Business and University

Officials from the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) presented Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) with a pair of awards this spring as the university was recognized with the organization’s Gold Award as a Bicycle Friendly Business and a Silver Award … More

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The Princeton Review Ranks Cal State Long Beach Among 2011 Top 50 ‘Best Value’ Public Colleges in United States

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) once again has been named one of the nation’s 50 “Best Value” public colleges by The Princeton Review, which teamed up with USA Today to present its list of the 100 “Best Value Colleges … More

Spring 2011 Issue

CSULB Group Named Best Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble by DownBeat Magazine; Takes Top Honors at Jazz Festival

April was a good month for Pacific Standard Time, the top vocal jazz ensemble in Cal State Long Beach’s (CSULB) Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. The CSULB group was named winner of the 2010 DownBeat Award for Best Vocal Jazz Ensemble … More

Spring 2011 Issue

California State University, Long Beach Ranked Among 100 Best Values in Public Colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) to its list of the 100 Best Values in Public Colleges for 2011, which ranks four-year institutions that deliver excellent academics while keeping costs to a minimum. Selected … More

Spring 2011 Issue

CSULB Among Campuses Selected to Begin Planning for Doctoral Programs in Nursing Practice, Physical Therapy

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has been granted permission by the CSU Board of Trustees to begin planning two new doctoral pilot programs – the doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree and the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree – … More

Spring 2011 Issue