The Pioneer

The Pioneer

From East Oakland to Ph.D.

From East Oakland to Ph.D.
January 25, 2017

Before Dr. Victor Rios became a professor at UC Santa Barbara and an author of five books, he grew up in one of the poorest neighborhoods in East Oakland. Surrounded by drugs, gangs and violence, he joined...

Distinguished alumni award winner thrives in Bay Area

Distinguished alumni award winner thrives in Bay Area
January 6, 2017

Every year Cal State East Bay gives out awards to alumni who are deemed distinguished by a committee of faculty and staff as well as the president of the university. The most recent recipients of the...

Alumni blends comics with education

Alumni blends comics with education
June 10, 2015

Born in Alameda and raised in the South Bay, Gene Yang, a Chinese American writer of graphic novels and comics, had an interest in art at a young age. Some of his most memorable childhood moments include...

Alumni art show chronicles student’s journey at CSUEB

Alumni art show chronicles student’s journey at CSUEB
April 24, 2015

Some 3500 pictures spread across the walls of Cal State East Bay’s Old Kiln Room Gallery to celebrate the college experience of a recent group of alumni in what is believed to be the first CSUEB reunion...

CSUEB to host group art show in April

CSUEB to host group art show in April
March 6, 2015

Four years ago, a tight-knit group of 20 friends at California State University, East Bay gathered daily in their dorm living room to have conversations about music, clothes, and sports. They named...

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