CSUMB staff member named Broadband Champion

Arlene Krebs acts to close the digital divide

Arlene Krebs, technology development officer at CSU Monterey Bay, has been named a 2014 Broadband Champion by the California Emerging Technology Fund.

Student plugs into Tesla

Lands summer internship with upscale car company

It’s hard to tell who is more excited about Brett Roberts’ summer internship at Tesla – Roberts or his professor, Jonathan Shu.

Shu, who calls Tesla “one of the hottest companies in Silicon Valley,” said he “nagged” his students to apply for summer jobs, and specifically mentioned Tesla, the electric car company headquartered in Palo Alto. (Manufacturing and production take place at the former Nummi plant in Fremont.)

Public invited to April 4 flute concert

Piece by CSUMB faculty member Lanier Sammons to be performed

Wayla Chambo will perform at CSUMB April 4Wayla J. Chambo will present a program of works for flute at a free public performance April 4 at CSU Monterey Bay.

The 7 p.m. concert will be held in the Music Hall, located on Sixth Avenue near Butler Street.

Social Justice Colloquium looks at LGBT issues

This year’s Social Justice Colloquium at CSU Monterey Bay examines lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, political organizing and the meaning of justice.

Puppet-based animation workshops at CSUMB

Animator Sam Koji Hale will present a workshop on April 10Sam Koji Hale, an animator and puppet maker, will visit CSU Monterey Bay on April 10 for a pair of events open to the public.

Hale has more than a decade of experience making animated films, which combine computer effects with puppetry, and has won numerous awards for his work.

On the outside looking in

Lysley Tenorio visits campus April 8 as part of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Short-story writer Lysley Tenorio will read from his work April 8 at CSU Monterey Bay. The public is invited to this free event.

Professor creates Fort Ord exhibit

Imagine shipping out to war tomorrow. What would your art look like today?

Fort Ord – once the largest military base in the American West – was a vital center during much of the 20th century. More than a million people lived and worked at the base, embedding the current architectural ruin with layers of murals and traces of their lives. Planet Ord explores the contemporary experience and historical echoes of their abandoned city, relating it to the many lost places in contemporary America. 

Striving to reach a bold goal

Jeff EdmondsonJeff Edmondson, managing director of Strive Together, will speak at CSU Monterey Bay on April 9 as the President’s Speaker Series concludes for the year.

Alumna honored with teaching award

Miriam Lopez, a seventh-grade teacher at Vista Verde Middle School in Greenfield, has been honored for her work in the classroom.

Miriam Lopez with news anchor Dan GreenLopez, who earned a teaching credential from CSU Monterey Bay and is currently enrolled in the university’s master of arts in education program, was given the Crystal Apple Award by television station KSBW.

Father Serra biographer lectures on April 3

Gregory OrfaleaGregory Orfalea, author of Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra’s Dream and the Founding of California, will make a presentation at CSU Monterey Bay on April 3. The community is invited to this free event.