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Hate crimes against Asian Americans have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 2,500 reports of anti-Asian hate incidents in the United States related to the pandemic between March and September of last year. However, officials believe that the actual number is greater because most instances go unreported, President Jane Close Conoley said in a recent message to the Beach campus community.
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Cal State Long Beach was recently awarded a full 10-year reaccreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).  The 10-year accreditation is the maximum term granted by WSCUC and shows a measure of confidence in the work CSULB has done since its last review to promote our core commitments and continuous work to improve activities, said Accreditation Liaison Officer Sharlene Sayegh.
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Social mobility is part of the foundation of Cal State Long Beach; the university takes pride in the number of students who have graduated and landed in well-paying jobs. 
CSULB alumnus joins Biden's COVID-19 Response Team
Eduardo Cisneros grew up in Huntington Park, one of several small Southeast Los Angeles communities surrounded by four freeways.  He developed an understanding early on how the poor air quality, combined with the low-income environment, could lead to some of the highest healthcare disparities in the country.  
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One day, Asjia Garner was a Cal State Long Beach student working as a production intern on the set of  “Pretty Little Liars," taking direction from producers and directors. Three years later, she is on the biggest stage in America, serving as communications coordinator for First Lady Jill Biden.  Garner, who graduated in 2019 with a double major in journalism and international studies, will be working with the First Lady to implement her initiatives.
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It started with a phone call. Just a phone call. Not a commitment or a pledge or a promise written in blood, but just a conversation. I could back out at any time. 
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Fathers who are more involved with parenting their infants right after they are born were less likely to be depressed a year later, according to a study conducted by Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Olajide Bamishigbin and a team of researchers. 
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Cal State Long Beach is ranked No. 1 in the nation for its impact in driving social mobility, according to a new ranking published by Education Reform Now, a national think tank and advocacy organization for the American public education system.  The No. 1 ranking comes on the heels of an annual Social Mobility Index report by CollegeNET last month, in which The Beach was ranked No. 5, climbing two spots from the previous year.
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As a teen, Joe Louis Hernandez figured he was going to be a career criminal. He had amassed two convictions for possession of a loaded weapon, two prison stays and numerous drug charges, all before his 21st birthday.  So how is it that Hernandez is on the verge of getting his doctorate in education nearly two decades after he spent his first night in jail? Through programs for formerly incarcerated students, Hernandez found the academic and emotional resources needed to succeed in an...
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When Lydia Jackson left the U.S. Navy after serving four years, she was anxious and overwhelmed. She went from being surrounded by her friends and colleagues every day to staying home alone while her husband was at work. “When you get out of the military, they don’t tell you what’s available to you. Nobody told me how to apply for veteran benefits or that I could get medical insurance from Veterans Affairs,” said Jackson, a Cal State Long Beach senior. “I feel like a lot of vets get overlooked...