Events

Join us for virtual and in-person events! CSULB Alumni and Community members are all welcome. Register for an upcoming 49er Industry Chat to hear from CSULB Alumni who share their paths to CSULB and beyond, or hear from bestselling authors and thought leaders from the Alumni Learning Consortium series and more.

CSULB Alumni offers webinars by the Alumni Learning Consortium, a contracted service provided to the CSULB community to enjoy. The topics and speakers are not vetted nor affiliated with CSULB.

May 2024

Webinar hosted by Alumni Learning Consortium

Unmanaging: The New Proven Managerial Mindset That Boosts Innovation, Collaboration, Productivity, and Culture

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 9 - 10am
As demonstrated in over 200 organizations and proven with thousands of managers, the counter-intuitive techniques of “Unmanaging” unlock the innate potential of teams and individuals, boosting a wide range of key business metrics, including inclusion, culture, innovation, quality, agility, and productivity. In this mind-expanding webinar, former think-tank…
Webinar hosted by Alumni Learning Consortium

Why We Remember: Unlocking Memory’s Power to Hold on to What Matters

Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 9 - 10am
In this illuminating webinar, Dr. Charan Ranganath, renowned neuroscientist, and psychologist, through accessible language and compelling examples, will reshape our understanding of memory, showcasing its transformative potential in shaping our perceptions, biases, and self-awareness.

49er Industry Chat 2023 Season

El Monte to Aerospace: A Lifetime Journey with Michael J. Capoccia '82
Building the Future of Finance with Blockchain Infrastructure with Varderes Barsegyan, MS '19
Using Data to Support Student Wellness and Social and Emotional Learning with Daro Huot BA ’05, MPA ‘07, MS w PPS CRED ‘14
Nurse Practitioner & Entrepreneur with Rachelle Ramiro, BS ‘08, MS ‘13

 

Alumni Learning Consortium 2023 Season 

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Change Your Life by Changing How You Think About Selling (Even if You Don't Think You're a Salesperson)
Colin Goggins & Garrett Brown, Authors
Thursday, March 9th 2023 at 9:00 AM PST

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Moderna, the Vaccine, and the Business Gamble That Changed the World
Peter Loftus, Author and Prize-Winning Journalist
Wednesday, February 15th 2023 at 9:00 AM PST

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Take a Creativity Leap and Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation, and Intuition at Work
Natalie Nixon, Ph.D., Creativity Strategist and Award-Winning Author
Wednesday, February 8th 2023 at 9:00 AM PST

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How to Find More Courage at Work: 3 Mindset Shifts to Take More Risks
Candace Doby, Author and National Speaker
Thursday, February 2nd 2023 at 9:00 AM PST

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How to Elevate Your Communication Style and Be Your Best Even Under Stress
Maryanne O'Brien, Author and Communication Expert
Tuesday, January 24th 2023 at 9:00 AM PST

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How to Be Ambitious (For Yourself and the World)
Michael Bungay Stanier, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and Coach
Wednesday, January 18th 2023 at 9:00 AM PST

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How to Build a Second Brain and Take Advantage of What Modern Digital Tools Can Offer
Tiago Forte, Bestselling Author and Expert on Productivity
Wednesday, January 11th 2023 at 9:00 AM PST

49er Industry Chat 2022 Season

Artists in Community with Cynthia J. Lujan ‘15
Fireside Chat: Road Map to Success Entrepreneurial Panel
Fashionable Career Moves Landed this Psychology Major in the Beauty Industry with Jamila White ‘02
The Business of Therapy: Time to Talk with Dr. Andrea C. Scott ‘06 & Kurtis E. Williams ‘02
A Journalism Journey with Michael A. Anastasi ‘01
Only 8%: The Need for Diversity and Representation in the Field of Speech-Language Pathology
A 45-year Creative Journey with Jay Young ‘83
49er Industry Chat Alumni Business Founders
Hip Hop & Fiction: Creating a Fresh Genre with Max Evans, BA ‘01, MFA ‘08

 

Alumni Learning Consortium 2022 Season 

 

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Age-Proof Your Brain: How to Boost Your Memory and Lower Your Risk for Dementia
Dr. Marc Milstein, Author and Brain Health Specialist
November 10th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PST

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How to Work With Anyone (Even Difficult People)
Amy Gallo, Author and contributing editor at Harvard Business Review
November 3rd, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Getting Beyond the Noise: A Non-Meditator’s Guide to the Power of Silence
Leigh Marz & Justin Zorn, Co-Authors
October 20th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Travel as a Political Act with Rick Steves
Bestselling Guidebook Author
October 12th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

 

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Stop Outdated Behaviors: A New Strategy to Achieve Lasting Changes in Eating and Exercise
Michelle Segar, Ph.D., MPH, MS, Award-Winning Researcher and Author
October 5th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Leading In Disruptive Times: How to Drive Change Through Ongoing Disruption
Charlene Li, New York Times Bestselling Author
September 28th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Anna W. Ngai Alumni Center Grand Opening

September 27th, 2022 at 5:30 PM PDT

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​​What Can You Personally Do To Be an Inclusive Leader?
Ruchika Tulshyan, Author and Inclusion Strategist
September 20th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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The Loneliness Crisis and The Power of Human Connection
Simone Heng, Bestselling Author and Human Connection Specialist
August 16th, 2022 at 5:00 PM PDT

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How to Level Up Your Life, Your Career and Your Business: Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur
Lara Hodgson, Co-Author and Serial Entrepeneur
August 11th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Feeding the Elephant in the Room: How and Why We Avoid Difficult Conversations
Sarah Noll Wilson, Bestselling Author and Executive Coach
August 4th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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How to Manage Uncertainty and Create Meaning From the Inside Out
Tammy Gooler Loeb, Author and Career and Executive Coach
July 28th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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How to Add Meaning to Your Money and Create a Life of Purpose
Derrick Kinney, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author
July 19th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Do You Need More Time: Powerful Tactics to Make Time Your Superpower
Dr. Amantha Imber, Organizational Psychologist and Bestselling Author
July 12th, 2022 at 3:00 PM PDT

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Free Time: Move Beyond Boredom, Bottlenecks, and Burnout to Do More of Your Best Work
Jenny Blake, Bestselling Author of Pivot: The Only Move That Matters is Your Next One
June 23rd, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Slow Down to Get Ahead: Implementing Mindfulness into Your Career
Kim Bilawchuk, Career Alignment Coach
June 7th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Ten Proven Principles to Successfully Scale Your Business
Brendan McGurgan, Author and Global Business Leader
May 19th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Reconsidering Work, Life, and Meaning During the Great Resignation
Terri Trespicio, award-winning author
May 11th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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How to Develop Radical Adaptability in the New World of Work
Keith Ferrazzi, New York Times Bestselling Author and Kian Gohar Co-Author and Leadership Coach
May 3rd, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Prep, Push, Pivot: How to Overcome Obstacles and Accelerate Your Career
Octavia Goredema, Award-Winning Author
April 27th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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How to Advocate for Your Ideas, Your Business, and Your Bank Account
Heather Hansen, Bestselling Author
April 5th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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The Awesome Human Project: How to Struggle Less and Thrive More in Work and Life
Nataly Kogan, Bestselling Author
March 22nd, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Know Your Niche: Six Steps to Defining the Career of Your Dreams
Tracy Timm, Author and Career Clarity Expert
March 15th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company
Whitney Johnson, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author
March 9th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PST

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Beach Nexus Spring 2022 Program Mentee Orientation

February 18th, 2022 at 12:00 PM PST

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Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger and Multiply Your Impact
Liz Wiseman, New York Times Bestselling Author
February 17th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PST

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Listen Like You Mean It: How to Be a Better Listener from the Boardroom to the Dinner Table
Ximena Vengoechea
February 8th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PST

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How to Make An Empowered Ask to Achieve Success, Fulfillment and Peace of Mind
Elayne Fluker
February 3rd, 2022 at 9:00 AM PST

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Beach Nexus Spring 2022 Mentor Program Orientation

January 27th, 2022 at 12:00 PM PST

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Love as a Business Strategy: Resilience, Belonging & Success
Mohammed Anwar & Frank Danna, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Authors
January 25th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PST

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Our Emotional Attachment to Stuff: Decluttering Strategies that Make It Easy to Let Go
Dana K. White, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and Decluttering Expert
January 18th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PST

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How to Make 2022 Your Best Year Yet: Enrich Your Life Personally, Professionally and Financially
Todd Miller, Author and Work-Life Balance Evangelist
January 11th, 2022 at 9:00 AM PST

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Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
Nir Eyal, Bestselling Author and “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology"
January 6th, 2022 at 4:00 PM PST

49er Industry Chat 2021 Season 

49er Industry Chat with Patricia Suazo ’02

49er Industry Chat with Christina Robertson '05

49er Industry Chat with Carol Bosman-Anderson ’79

49er Industry Chat with Diane Lee ‘83

49er Industry Chat with Art Ida ’85, MPA ’97

49er Industry Chat with Gary Bronson '87

49er Industry Chat with Eric Draper '01

49er Industry Chat with Monique Rodriguez '14

49er Industry Chat with Brian Gork '01

49er Industry Chat with Xiomara Hernandez '15

49er Industry Chat with Erin Booth Caro MS '07

49er Industry Chat with Lucy Guillen MBA, MFA '13

49er Industry Chat with Melanie Smothers '87

49er Industry Chat with Gary Cohn '76

49er Industry Chat with Gordon T Hughes Jr '66

49er Industry Chat with William Spear '79

49er Industry Chat with Joey Mason '13

49er Industry Chat with Joanette Lima Nativo, PT, MS, CPE ‘80

49er Industry Chat with David L Maggard Jr EdD MS ‘97

49er Industry Chat with Larry A Davis MFA ’83

49er Industry Chat with Michael M Durand, '69 MS

49er Industry Chat with Eric J Metz ’03

49er Industry Chat with Doug Patton '80

A Chat With Los Angeles County of Probation: Careers In Criminal Justice

49er Industry Chat with Sean Kubota '13

49er Industry Chat with Celeste Ahl '11

49er Industry Chat with Wayne Powell ’74, ’78

49er Industry Chat with Daniel Guillory, MS ’91, P E

49er Industry Chat with Sadé E Moore '13

49er Industry Chat with Kyle Woodring '01, MBA '03

49er Industry Chat with Christopher Dunbar BS '81, MS '86

49er Industry Chat with Eric Harrison ’85, MA ’96

49er Industry Chat with Shahrokh Sheik, Esq ‘03

49er Industry Chat with Dennis M Lee, CPA ‘88

49er Industry Chat with Amanda Haas, MS '20

49er Industry Chat with Jessica E Arteaga '07

49er Industry Chat with Richard Garcia '17

49er Industry Chat with Agatha Gucyski '16

49er Industry Chat with Dr Charles D Kopczak, BS '80, MS '83, '12

49er Industry Chat with Jonathan Navallo '02

49er Industry Chat with Austin Metoyer '11

49er Industry Chat with Jacob Pacheco, MA ’16

49er Industry Chat with Dr. Bobbi Alba Ed D ‘14

49er Industry Chat with Deionna Gipson, BA ‘07, MPA ‘14

49er Industry Chat with Lorna Larson ‘80

49er Industry Chat with Jasmin Duckworth '13

49er Industry Chat with Victor Luquin, BS ‘15, MS '18

49er Industry Chat with Paul Girard, BA ‘91, MA ‘93

Alumni Learning Consortium 2021 Season 

The Empathy Edge: Why Compassion Fuels Leadership Success and How to Build Your Empathy Muscle
Digital Flourishing: Strategies for Fostering Wellness in an Era of Remote Work
The Five Generation Society: What Are the Implications to our Economy?
Unconscious Bias at Work: Creating a Culture Where Everyone Belongs
Raising Thrivers: Parenting Tips & Tools to Help Kids Thrive in An Uncertain World
Gardening in Small Spaces: How to Grow Vegetables in Your Backyard
Living Lively: The Seven Points of Power to Nourish Our Potential
The Unspoken Rules: The Secret to Starting Your Career Off Right
A Great Leader Is Not What You Think: Leadership Lessons from the Greatest Captains in Sports History
Exit Rich: How to Build a Sustainable, Scalable, and Sellable Business
Humanocracy: Resilient Organization, Great Jobs, Zero Bureaucracy
Workparent: The Secrets to Successful, Confident Working Parenthood in 2021 and Beyond
Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace
Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work
Going Beyond Work-Life Balance
How to Change Anyone’s Mind
Digital Body Language: Collaborate Faster and Further, Together
The Alter Ego Effect: The Power of Secret Identities to Transform Your Life
Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides
Thoreau, Emerson, Walden Pond and More: Answering Big Questions 
Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others
Career Agility And The Virtual Job Search
Unapologetically Ambitious: An Interview With One of Silicon Valley’s First Female African American CEOs
Kennedy, Nixon, & the Debate of the Century 
Getting Things Done: An Interview With the World’s Leading Expert on Stress Free Productivity 
Leading From Anywhere: The Essential Guide to Managing Remote Teams
Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning 
Get Known, Get Connected, Get Ahead: Personal Connections for Professional Results 
How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World 
Level Up Your Parenting: Using Parental Pressure for Children’s Success Instead of Disaster 
Finding Your Key to Happiness 
How to Love Speaking in Public, Even if you Hate it Now 
Leveraging the Power of Visual Thinking To Be a Better Communicator and Leader 
Crypto 101: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Geniuses, and Scoundrels 
Research Like a Pro: Discovering Your Family’s History in 30 Minutes a Day 

49er Industry Chat 2020 Season

49er Industry Chat with Ed Skapinok '99

49er Industry Chat with Mark B. Borg, Jr., Ph.D. '93

49er Industry Chat with Eduardo Martinez '98

49er Industry Chat with Jonathan Michael Castillo '13

49er Industry Chat with Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP, FAMWA, ‘84

49er Industry Chat with Yesmean Rihbany '75

49er Industry Chat with Brian Doyle '87

49er Industry Chat with Matt L. Mamaril, PE '09

49er Industry Chat with Kimberly Farrell '82

49er Industry Chat with Stephanie Davis '02, MA '12

49er Industry Chat with Vincent Calles '13

49er Industry Chat with Adriana Fernandez '04

Select 49er Industry Chat with Dr Richard Findlay '79

49er Industry Chat with Darrin Nguyen '18

49er Industry Chat with D J Dikitanan '14

49er Industry Chat with Kathy Bihr, EdD '88, CRED '89

49er Industry Chat with Mario Cordero '74

49er Industry Chat with Alyce D LaViolette '69, MS '80, MFT

49er Industry Chat with Ira M Gostin '05, APR

49er Industry Chat with Uduak-Joe Ntuk '06

49er Industry Chat with Walter Hekimian '72

49er Industry Chat with David Logan Hayter ’14

49er Industry Chat with Kimberly Marsh '09

49er Industry Chat with Anna Burton '88, MPA '92

49er Industry Chat with Frank Kim '92, MPA '95

49er Industry Chat with Robert Burns '86

49er Industry Chat with Vicky Durand Liljestrand ’89

49er Industry Chat With Travis McPeak '10

49er Industry Chat with Chris Hernandez '81

49er Industry Chat with Daniel Rodriguez '84

49er Industry Chat with Dr. Kevin Johnson '99, '02

49er Industry Chat with Erin Ramachandran, MS '10

49er Industry Chat with Michael Douglas ‘91

49er Industry Chat with Bill Coulter '68

49er Industry Chat with Luke Peters '00

49er Industry Chat with Laurie Sicaeros '93

49er Industry Chat with Dr Kathleen Bower ’08, PT, DPT

49er Industry Chat with Jay L Jefferson ’83, MS ’08

49er Industry Chat with Elisa Rodriguez, ATC ‘13

49er Industry Chat with Dean S Barron, MS ’07

49er Industry Chat with Brad Kunze ’93

Alumni Learning Consortium 2020 Season

Use Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Take Command of Your Life
The Multiplier Effect: How The Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter
Dare to Matter: How to Find Your Path to Making a Difference
Using the Laws of Attraction to Get the Career You Want
Sustainable Change in Health, Fitness, and Well-being: Science-based Reasons to Harness the Right Why
Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
Negotiate Anything: How to Find Confidence in Conflict
Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem: Dismantling the Impostor Syndrome
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Humor that Works: The Missing Skill for Success and Happiness at Work
Couples That Work: How Dual-Career Couples Can Thrive in Love and Work
Bring Your Brain to Work: Using Cognitive Science to Get a Job, Do it Well, and Advance Your Career
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life
Parents Who Lead: Parent with Purpose, Fuel Your Career and Create a Richer Life
Forever Employable: How to Stop Looking for Work and Let your Next Job Find You
Creating a Culture of Accountability
Show Up + Show Out: Communication Habits to Make You Unforgettable
Maximize Your Seat at the Table: Increase Your Confidence, Communication Skills and Political Savvy
What’s the Secret to Being Indispensable in Today’s Workplace?
The Most Important Thing
How To Get Clarity and Get Ahead In Your Career
The Gift of Adversity: Turning Adversity into Opportunity
Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen
Personal Branding: Embrace Your Authentic Self to Stand Out and Thrive
Making it Personal: The Power of Storytelling for Building Inclusive Environments
Networking In The New Normal
Developing a Challenge Mindset to Reshape Your Skills, Your Work, and Your Identity
The Innovation Delusion: Has Our Obsession With the New Disrupted the Work that Matters Most
Success is Knocking!
How to Take Great Photos With Your Smartphone
Validation: The Most Powerful Communication Skill You Were Never Taught
Bridging the Multigenerational Work Gap
Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing and Start Speaking Up