Provost's Message June 2024

Announcing the Return of the Leadership Fellows Program  

California State University, Long Beach is excited to announce the return of the President and Provost's Leadership Fellows Program, a transformative leadership program to develop the next generation of university leaders, respond to critical issues in higher education, and advance CSULB's strategic priorities and goals. Applications will be available August 23, 2024, with a deadline of September 9, 2024.

Visit the Leadership Fellows Program for details. 

CSULB Juneteenth Celebration

Tuesday, June 18  
Anatol Center | 11am - 1 pm 


ATS Summer Workshops

Throughout June
Virtual | Dates & Times Vary

This month, CSULB has many exciting Points of Pride to report and share with our community. Learn more about our #BeachPride 

  • CSULB Named In Money's 2024 Five-Star Best Colleges  - With a focus on above-average graduation rates, Money scored colleges in three areas: quality, affordability and future earning potential. These data points take into account important factors like Money's unique calculation of the net price of a degree, average borrowing rates, median earnings and four "value add" calculations measuring a school's actual performance against its predicted performance based on its student body. Money's 2024 Five-Star Best Colleges list includes California State University, Long Beach. 
  • CSULB Pledges to Elevate Black Student Success Initiatives - Cal State Long Beach has established its inaugural Black Excellence Collegium and Black Student Success initiatives, responding to the urgent needs of its Black student population. In June 2023, the CSU Chancellor’s Office released a report regarding the persistent decline in Black student enrollment across the CSU system and charged its 23 campuses to respond to the need for enhancing Black Student Success (BSS) and promoting Black excellence. To support campus efforts, the Chancellor’s Office committed $4.6 million in funding. CSULB received $250,000 from the Chancellor’s Office to help elevate Black excellence and spearhead four BSS initiatives to address this urgent priority.  
  • Two CPaCE Leaders Awarded the 2023-24 Edward M. McAleer Jr. Award - Two leaders from our College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPaCE) were recently awarded the 2023-24 Edward M. McAleer Jr. Award to recognize their outstanding service. Associate Professor and MSIS Program Director, Mohamed Abdelhamid, was awarded for Faculty Excellence and Innovation. Additionally, Director of Professional and Workforce Development Programs, Angeli Logan, received this honor for Administrator/Staff Excellence and Innovation. Congrats to both Mohamed and Angeli for representing CPaCE. 
  • CSULB Class of 2024 Celebrate Commencement  - Angel Stadium in Anaheim was transformed into a final, celebratory stop for Cal State Long Beach graduates, as more than 12,800 students were estimated to have attended Commencement in their black caps, gowns and regalia during five days of ceremonies, May 19-23.

View the latest accolades and see how our Academic Affairs faculty members are contributing as experts in the news.

Stay up to date on your colleagues that have acquired the latest CSULB grants and gifts on our website.

  • ATS Faculty Workshops: Summer Schedule Now Available - Register now for ATS summer faculty workshops! Get your Canvas courses ready, create affordable course materials, and utilize AI tools to enhance student learning.
  • Campus Road Closure Starting June 10 - Construction began on the Family Consumer Sciences Child Care project. As such, both eastbound lanes of Beach Drive will be closed for six (6) weeks
  • Download the Beach Connect Mobile App - The free Beach Connect mobile app lets you schedule appointments with advising, tutoring, Beach Central, and more. Check registrations holds and get important reminders.
  • Transcripts Posted in June - Official grades and degrees will be posted towards the end of the month. Order official transcripts in the MyCSULB Student Center.
  • SOAR Information for Staff and Campus Community - 11,000 new students - representing our largest-ever incoming class - are expected to join The Beach and attend SOAR this summer | Get SOAR Campus Information
  • Staff Opportunities - Attend Two Upcoming Trainings - Attend a staff training on June 20 on how to handle workplace violence and aggression. Learn the do's and don'ts of de-escalation strategies on June 27.
  • Become a Staff Wellness Ambassador This Summer - Basic Needs will host Staff Wellness Ambassador Trainings on June 27, July 16, and July 30. Learn how to support students experiencing basic needs and mental health challenges.

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