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As we strive to create new ways forward – to grow and move past systemic racism and institutionalized violence – we must work toward reconciliation. As part of that effort, our campus will join numerous organizations and individuals observing the National Day of Racial Healing (NDORH) on Tuesday, January 18.
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At the recommendation of local public health officials and out of an abundance of caution, we will begin our spring semester on January 20 by offering primarily remote instruction to students, delaying most face-to-face instruction until Monday, February 7.
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Dear Beach Community: As you may have already heard, the California State University announced that it will be updating its SARS-CoV-2 immunization policy to require a booster shot for faculty, staff, and students who are accessing university facilities and programs. While many of our campus community members have already received their booster shot, the new requirement calls for boosters to be received by February 28, 2022, or six months after an individual received the final dose of the...
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I recently had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Jinny Rhee to discuss the college, STEM education, and CSULB’s role as a member of the local aerospace community known as “Space Beach.”
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Dear Beach Community: As we continue navigating through the semester, I want to share important information that I hope will answer certain questions and provide reassurance that our campus is following public health protocols.
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The current pandemic seems to offer little in the way of silver linings.  It’s been a health, economic, and social disaster for hundreds of thousands of people, and it’s been made even more unbearable by the simultaneous reckoning around racial injustice.  What it has allowed for, however, is a chance to learn new skills and, perhaps, new things about ourselves.
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As we approach the fall semester, I write to offer you a few updates. New policy adopted by the California State University requires that you attest to having been immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, if you plan to access campus facilities this fall.
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We are currently working with the Chancellor's Office about how we and other campuses may implement revised safety policies. We will communicate applicable changes for the Beach community as soon as this process concludes, which includes conferring with our labor unions.
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The CSU system has relaxed its general travel restrictions introduced during the pandemic. CSULB is following suit.
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Earlier today, the California State University and the University of California announced our joint intent to require students, faculty, and staff to possess proof of a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition for participating in on-campus instruction and/or co-curricular activities or accessing campus facilities.