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Notable Alumni and Campus Contributors

Dr. Pamela AsheDr. Pamela Ashe, Emeritus
Psychologist, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS); Founder of Sisterfriends: An African-American Women's Support and Networking Group

Learn More: Arts & Life , Pamela’s Story


Dr. Enid BlaylockDr. Enid Blaylock, In Memoriam
Professor, Educational Psychology and Administration

Learn More: Dr. Enid V. Blaylock 1925-2009


Valerie BordeauxValerie Bordeaux, Emeritus
Director of University Outreach and School Relations

Learn More: Live with Keya & Dave - Show 005 - GUEST: CSULB Director of University Outreach Valerie BordeauxCSULB’s Valerie Bordeaux: a scholar’s best friend By JOSH DULANEY, Admission Leaders in Action: Valerie Bordeaux By Curtis Morisaki


Dr. Tessie Cleveland

Dr. Tessie Cleveland, In Memoriam
Professor, School of Social Work

Learn More: Tessie Cleveland Tessie Cleveland Community Services Corp.


June Cooper

June Cooper, In Memoriam
First Female CSULB President

Learn More: Before Conoley, another woman led CSULB

by Daily 49er Editorial StaffBridging the Gap: Black Woman to Serve as Interim President of Cal State Long Beach By David Haldane, Former CSULB campus president dies by snoadmin


Rashida CrutchfieldRashida Crutchfield, Ed.D
Alumna & Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Learn More: CSU Long Beach associate professor Dr. Rashida Crutchfield’s ground-breaking research is defining a national movement to help college students dealing with homelessness and hunger5 questions with Rashida Crutchfield, advocate for homeless college students


Carol Brown Elston

Carol Brown Elston, Pillar
Director of Career Center

Learn More: Career Center helps students meet goals by Ernie Toliver


Opral IjeomaOpral Ijeoma, Master of Science in Geology 
Class of 2014
Thesis Research: A Test of Diagenetic Ordering in Siliceous Lithofacies, Monterey Formation, Southwest Casmalia Hills, Santa Maria Basin, California.
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Texas Womans University
Petroleum Geologist, U.S. Bureau of Land Management
Current lecturer at El Camino College and CSULB

Learn More: MARS Project Leaders


Ruby Leavell-Hartley

Ruby Leavell-Hartley, Emeritus
Career Development Center Counselor

Learn More: Mentor program gives support, helps with pressures of life

By Daniel OliveiraHighlights: College of Natural Science and Math


Dr. Robin Lee

Dr. Robin Lee, Pillar
Department of Psychology

Learn More: Golden Key International Honour Society Honorary Member. Personnel History of Psychology Department Prepared by Martin Fiebert


Dawn Renee PersonDawn Renee Person, Ph.D., Pillar
Most Valuable Professor Award Recipient 

Learn More: Dawn Renee Person, Ph.D. , Faculty Profiles,  Dawn Person's research while affiliated with California State University, Fullerton and other placesCSULB Black Research Summit College of Education


Naomi Rainey-PiersonNaomi Rainey-Pierson

Learn More: Naomi Rainey-Pierson Works To Eliminate Racial Inequities In Classroom By Janis Carr , Charter Local Edition with NAACP Long Beach President Naomi Rainey-Pierson


Bobbie RodgersBobbie Rodgers, In Memoriam 
Educational Opportunity Program

Learn More: Graduate schools recruit at CSULB By Michael Watanabe , Forest Lawn Guestbook


Danielle Raquel Scott-ArrudaDanielle Raquel Scott-Arruda
Alumna & Olympian

Learn More: TeamUSA - Danielle Scott Olympedia - Danielle Scott-ArrudaPopular Videos - Danielle Scott-Arruda , FEATURE: Danielle Scott-Arruda Makes History With Fifth Olympics 


LaTanya SheffieldLaTanya Sheffield
Assistant Track & Field Coach; Former Olympian

Learn More: Long Beach State Staff DirectoryLatanya Sheffield Reflects On How Her Olympic Experience Led Her To Become Long Beach State’s First Women’s Track & Field Head CoachSan Diego State University Hall of FameBioLBSU Track & Field Coach LaTanya Sheffield PromotedPODCAST: The LB Fee Show With Track Coach LaTanya Sheffield, Olympedia


Penny TolerPenny Toler
Alumna; Former General Manager of The Los Angeles Sparks

Learn More: Virginia "Penny" TolerA Penny Who Shines Penny Toler Of No. 1 Long Beach State Has All The Right Court Moves, Plus Star Quality By Jaime Diaz, Penny Toler WNBA Stats 



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