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Exhibit Brings to Life Actresses of Silver Screen

Cassandra Juniel

July 14, 2011

Famous women of the silver screen liven up CSU East Bay’s library walls to showcase diversity and engage students around campus. The “Women of the Silver Screen” exhibit displays women of diverse backgrounds who had some type of connection with the San Francisco Bay Area–either born here, married men who lived in the area, performed here or were honored by San Fr...

Meet Mr. and Ms. CSUEB 2011-2012

Natalia Aldana

July 14, 2011

“Leadership is action, not position,” said broadcaster Donald H. McGannon, remarking a proverb that two CSUEB students aim to embrace this year as they adopt the influential titles of Mr. and Ms. CSU East Bay. Recipients of this year’s Associated Student Inc. (ASI) $1,000 Campus Leader Scholarships, seniors Jamel Leair Jackson and Elizabeth O...

Cal Grant Program Loses Funding, Reductions Affect Students

Cherie Vargas

June 30, 2011

The California Student Aid Commission predicted that recent changes to the Cal Grant Program will result in nearly 13,000 California students loosing award eligibility this upcoming year as a result of Senate Bill 70. Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 70 – the Education Trailer Bill ...

McNair Program Guides Students to Graduate School

Natalia Aldana

June 30, 2011

“Whether or not you reach your goals in life depends entirely on how well you prepare for them, and how badly you want them,” said Ronald E. McNair, the legacy of which CSU East Bay students have found opportunity and ability to obtain an education they would have never dreamed of before. The McNair Scholars Program offers students from underrepresented ...

Graduates Optimistic for the Future

Natalia Aldana

June 23, 2011

As the 2010-2011 school year concluded, a new group of students can claim themselves as CSUEB alumni, and along with them a new workforce emerges in California, with lingering thoughts of what the future brings and where their paths will lead them. As graduates leave the security of their schools...

CSU East Bay Professor Arrested in Nigeria

Stephanie Spearman

June 9, 2011

Professor Steve Torkuma Ugbah has been arrested in Nigeria following an attack on his entourage on May 13, resulting in the death of one of his senior aides. Ugbah has been a professor of marketing and entrepreneurship at CSU East Bay for 20 years, but decided late last year that he would take unp...

Students Tie in Classroom Themes in Music Performance

Lauren Lola

June 9, 2011

The Meridian Gallery in San Francisco welcomed in a new kind of music during its Combine/Create/Perform/Learn Concert during the evening of June 1. CSU East Bay student groups from general studies classes performed unique musical acts during the hour and a half long event. “Operation ...

Alumnus JR Havlan of the “Daily Show” Inspires Students

Natalia Aldana

June 2, 2011

The Daily Show writer and CSU East Bay alumnus J.R. Havlan entertained a crowd Friday morning to discuss his career and politics. Although Havlan said he believed everyone came simply for the free breakfast, the room full of students, teachers and community members said they were excited to see...

CAPR Hoping to Propose Learning Outcomes

Stephanie Spearman

June 2, 2011

The Committee on Academic Planning and Review focused its energy on drafting Institutional Learning Outcomes through a series of forums involving students and faculty last week. Institutional Learning Outcomes- or ILOs- are guidelines on knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes that students sho...

Minority Community Health

Kevin Vera

June 2, 2011

Student Explains Why He Wants to Enter Medical School. Among the thousands of students at the CSU East Bay campus, a select amount succeed in their respective fields of study. The brightest, most passionate and hardest working individuals tend to reap the benefits of their efforts both on and...

Prado to Fix Parking Issues and Raise Scholarship Funds

Natalia Aldana

June 2, 2011

Newly elected ASI President Chris Prado plans to use his position to unite CSU East Bay students for the following school year, saying he believes great changes are needed to revitalize the campus community. “I’m excited to take on this job,” said Prado. “I plan to show that I am a leader students can count on and as someone who they feel truly represent them and...

TEDx Conference Discusses Global Peace Solutions

Stephanie Spearman

May 26, 2011

The Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford University, in partnership with CSU East Bay’s ASI, held a TEDx Hayward conference in the New Union’s Multipurpose room May 19 to promote ideas of global peace. TED is a non-profit annual conference dedicated to “Ideas Worth Spreading” by bringi...

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