Senior Class Giving: In Dedication


Senior Class Giving

Your time at CSULB has been a journey-- this space is dedicated to those who you would like to thank. 

"I would like to dedicate my senior class gift to my parents. Thank you for always supporting me throughout my four years in college. I love you both!" ~ Robert Anthony Sanchez, Class of 2024

"This dedication goes to Georgie Guevara, Jer-Lynn Reid, and Nour Hamed. I would not have gotten through these classes without their support, encouragement, and teamwork. They made a hard program enjoyable & doable. Thank you so much to these amazing females!" ~ Jen Pino, Class of 2024

"My gift is in dedication to my loving partner, Geralyn Ragunton, who has supported me on all my undergrad endeavors. I couldn't have done this without your support and love.” ~ Mariana Villegas, Class of 2024

"I would like to dedicate my degree to my parents and my brother. I wouldn’t have made it here without them!" ~ Rawan Al Qaisy, Class of 2024

"I dedicate this to my mom, dad, and grandma. Thank you for the unconditional love, support, and guidance you three have always provided. Love you guys." ~ Nicholas Bellison, Class of 2024

"I would like to dedicate my degree to my husband Jeffrey Harvey, the wind beneath my wings and my children Ariel Angelica and Aidan for their unwavering support." ~ Lori Lynne Harvey, Class of 2024

"I dedicate this gift to my amazing sons, brothers, parents (RIP), and everyone who believed in me. Without your love and support, I would not be where I am today. Thank you!" ~ Tony Blue, Class of 2024

"I would like to dedicate my senior gift in honor of both of my fathers who have recently passed away; what I wouldn't do for them to both be here to see me finally graduate after all the years they watched me struggle to navigate through life. I really hope they are watching me walk from up above." ~ Elizabeth A. Morales, Class of 2024

"I would like to dedicate my senior class gift to my parents Jamie and Steve Carretta, as well as all of my professors. Thank you for helping me achieve so much more than I thought I was ever capable of achieving." ~John Carretta, Class of 2024

“This dedication goes to my parents, siblings, and loving partner. Thank you for believing and supporting me throughout my years here at CSULB I couldn’t have done it without you guys! Love you!”  ~Stephanie Viviana Perez, Class of 2024

“I want to dedicate my gift to my parents, family, friends, cousins, and girlfriend. Your constant support and encouragement allowed me to strive to accomplish my dreams of graduating. Thank you!”  ~Carlos Leon, Class of 2024

“I would like to honor this gift to my children and my mother. I want to thank them for the support and encouragement to do better in life and strive for the best. My children are my motivation to give them a better life. I want to make my mother proud as being the first and oldest child to graduate. The support of my mother and the encouragement of my children has helped me to achieve my goals. As a parent and first Gen American I want people to know it is possible and to not give up on their dreams.”  ~Veronica Cervantes, Class of 2024

“I dedicate my Senior Class Gift to my late grandmother Estelle Smith and my beautiful spouse Ashleigh Borbey. I literally could not have done it without your love and support.”  ~Jed Bell, Class of 2024

“I would like to thank all the coaches and staff of the athletics department who have worked with me over the past 2 years and have gotten to known me as well. And for the college of Liberal Arts I would like to thank my family and friends and faculty for helping me achieve my goals.”  ~Justin Ganz, Class of 2024"

"I would like to dedicate this to my parents, my girlfriend, the professors who inspired my academic journey, (you know who you are), and to every student who had a sleepless night studying to be here."  ~Jake Himelfarb, Class of 2024

"My senior gift is in dedication to my loving spouse, Christian Garcia and my mother Deisy Perez who have supported me through my four years of college. I couldn't have done this without their support and love. I would also like to thank the rest of my Perez Hernandez family. I would like to tell them Que si se pudo! Love you all! ~Tatiana Perez Hernandez, Class of 2024

"I dedicate my senior class gift to my parents alongside Ricky, Tina, and Tommy. Thank you for all the love and support given throughout my college journey. This degree is as much yours as it is mine."  ~Tracy Le, Class of 2024

"I dedicate this gift to my mom Linda and sister Kaylonnie. Thank you for supporting me during my uncertain times in this program. Your prayers and hugs kept me determined. I love you both immensely."  ~Jer-Lynn A. Reid Class of 2024

"I would like to dedicate this to my parents, my girlfriend, the professors who inspired my academic journey, (you know who you are), and to every student who had a sleepless night studying to be here."  ~Fabian Aguilar, Class of 2024

"In dedication of my parents, James and Barbara. Thank you for always believing in me even when I didn't believe in myself. I love you both so much. CSULB forever!"  ~Kiana Wright, Class of 2024

"I really believe in the power of paying it forward. That's why I decided to support this amazing educational institute and all the incredible students it helps. Without these kinds of contributions, future students might miss out on some valuable opportunities. So let's keep investing in our future leaders, one small act of kindness at a time can go a long way."  ~Katie Herdman, Class of 2024

"I would like to dedicate my gift to my parents, because they gave up everything to provide a good life for my brother and I. They sacrificed their life for us, and that is the reason why I am able to be successful in what I do today. Mom and Dad, thank you for everything you do for us; I would not be able to be here today without the tireless and fearless attitude you embrace every day. I give this gift because I wish to support future Beach students in everything they do. I hope that my gift will be able to help them achieve their educational goals. One day, when they are able to, I hope they too, give back and pass on the generosity to future students."  ~Sarah Kwok, Class of 2024

“Dedicated to Frida Vadgama & my EPP family at Cerritos College, for giving me a seat at the table & Avril y Ruben, CSULB & TeacherTRAC Alumni, for not allowing me to give up on myself. I love you all deep!" ~Maria Carolina Castillo , Class of 2024

“In honor of my parents, Salah & Ghaydaa, to whom I owe everything. And a big thank you to my amazing professors at CHHS" ~Maysaa Salah Chaalan, Class of 2024

“CSULB Faculty and Staff are so wonderful. I genuinely appreciated their kindness and support. I had wonderful professors in the COMM Studies Department. When things got tough, having their support was pivotal to me not giving up during the hardest season in my life, my mom passing away. Thank you all!" ~Julien McCrae Benjamin, Class of 2024

I would like to dedicate my senior class gift to my parents, my sister, my aunt, and my boyfriend. Thank you for always believing in me and being my biggest supporters. I could not have done it without you guys. Love you all!" ~Jessica Bui, Class of 2024

"I dedicate my senior class gift to my friends, family, student organizations, faculty and staff that have been part of my journey. Thank you for making my experience at CSULB memorable." ~Jeremy Israel Ramos, Class of 2024

“This dedication goes to my biggest cheerleader, sister Viviane, my partner Guillermo, Liz at BMAC, and the late Bruce Vancil – Your support was instrumental in my success. Thank you!“ ~Giselle Soldati, Class of 2024

I dedicate this to everyone who has supported me in this journey, there's a lot of you and you all know who you are. Here's to FAMILY! The one you are born in, and the one you create!“ ~Yazan AlBakheet, Class of 2024

"I dedicate my senior class gift to my parents for their unwavering support; to Dr. Karissa Miller, Dr. Richard Rosenberg, and Dr. Matt Lesenyie for their inspiration and sharing their knowledge; and to the CSULB Jiu Jitsu Club. Thank you.” ~ Gavin Harrington, Class of 2023 (December)

“To the amazing CCPE, College of Education, Grad and ATS Departments - THANK YOU for all you do and the inspiration you give.“ ~Mette Bjornholt Karapetian, MBA- GLS, Class of 2024

"First, I would like to thank God for giving me the opportunity to graduate and give back. This gift is dedicated to my daughter, wife, dog, parents, brothers, sister, the rest of the family and friends for their continued support, inspiration, motivation, faith, guidance, and love that they provide all the time. I would also like to thank the staff at CSULB for caring about our success as students, you are all the best. Thank you all and Go Beach!!!" ~Jimmy Mendoza, Class of 2024

To my mother and sister who never stopped believing and are my biggest fans. To my wife and children, who motivate me to thrive and be the best version of myself everyday. I love and admire you all.“ ~Robert Paul Muñoz Jr, Class of 2024

Protect Puvungna, thank you to my community for sharing their teachings long before I was a student here. Thank you to Dr. Perlitish and Dr. Ban for their support in my development as a GIS professional.“ ~Andrea Perez, Class of 2024

Thank you to my family and friends for supporting me on an incredible journey. For believing in me when I couldn't believe in myself.“ ~Angelica Martinez, Class of 2024

"I dedicate this degree to my beloved uncle, John Williams, whose memory I hold very dear. Your unwavering support and faith in me, even during my moments of doubt, have been a guiding light and a constant motivation. Without your love, encouragement, and belief in my abilities, none of this would have been achievable. I love you." ~Ariadne Keys, Class of 2024

“This dedication goes out to my wife Stephanie. Through all the good and bad times, thank you for constantly pushing me during this journey and never giving up on me. I love you!“ ~Matthew Salazar, Class of 2024

“I'd like to dedicate my gift and degree to the two women I wouldn't have made it here without: my aunt, Bonnie Miller, and my best friend, Cassandra Asaki“ ~Brittany Powell, Class of 2024

"I would like to dedicate my senior class gift to Long Beach State for giving me a second chance. I'm also immensely grateful to my entire support system for being with me throughout this long journey. I want to congratulate myself for never giving up, always finishing what I start, and consistently setting a positive example. Most importantly, I thank God, to whom all glory belongs. By His power, He can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine." ~Monae Broadnax, Class of 2024

"This dedication goes to Dr. Pamela Kreiser! As a transfer student she made me feel welcomed into the CSULB community and thanks to her internship I have found my passion in the world of Mediation. Without her help I would not be a certified Mediator in the state of California, thank you so much!" ~Alexander Lopez, Class of 2024

"A heartfelt thank you and endless gratitude to my loving family, wonderful friends, and inspiring colleagues who have guided and believed in me every step of the way. Your unwavering support and encouragement have been the magic behind my whirlwind journey, shaping me into the person I am today and paving the path toward success." ~Christy Thi Nguyen, Class of 2024

"I’m grateful for the invaluable experiences and education received from the College of Business at CSULB. I dedicate this gift to support future students in their pursuit of knowledge and success in the business world." ~Natalie Rae Saavedra, Class of 2024

"To my daughter, who never stopped believing in me, you are my biggest supporter and my greatest motivation for everything I do in life. I love you so much!" ~Jennifer Jappel, Class of 2024

"Dedicated to my beloved mother, may she rest in peace. Your unwavering strength became my guiding light, revealing depths of resilience within me I never knew existed. To my beautiful husband, whose steadfast support safeguarded my mental well-being and who always asked, "How can I help?" Your love sustained me through every challenge. To my best friend, Inglish, your words of wisdom, unwavering confidence, and a reminder to create the life I desire propelled me forward. To my siblings, close friends, and family—each of you played an indispensable role in this journey. Your sacrifices, from watching my children to driving miles so I could take tests, epitomize the essence of a true village." ~Lashawna Green, Class of 2024

"With deepest gratitude, I dedicate this gift and achievement to my dearest mother and beloved husband, Angel Chavez. Thank you for your infinite love and endless encouragement throughout my college journey. Your belief in me was my greatest motivator, and I'll keep striving to make you proud! I love you!" ~Mimi Diem Chavez, Class of 2024