S.F. art exhibit showcases work of CSUMB faculty

 The SpectacleA San Francisco art exhibit that invites spectators to take part by “dressing to transgress” features the work of CSU Monterey Bay faculty members.

CSUMB earns national honor for Service Learning

Cal State Monterey Bay’s Service Learning program has earned another honor.

Service Learning prismThe university was recently named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2014. It is the highest federal honor universities can receive for their commitment to service learning and civic engagement.

Alumnus’ work on display in Pacific Grove

‘Steinbeck: The Art of Fiction’ includes sculpture by VPA grad

Lew AytesWork by alumnus Lew Aytes will be on display at the American Tin Cannery through March 31. The exhibit, “Steinbeck: The Art of Fiction,” features artistic interpretations of John Steinbeck’s work in sculpture, photography and painting.

Help RON count the birds

Volunteers will be out at 7 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, looking for hawks, geese, ducks, wrens and a variety of other species at the Watershed Institute’s 10th annual winter bird count at Upper Carr Lake in Salinas. Everyone is welcome to help during the three-hour count.


America Fast Forward?

President's Speaker Series continues Jan. 30

“America Fast Forward?: Demographic Shifts, Economic Challenges, and the Future of California” will be the topic addressed by University of Southern California professor Manuel Pastor on Jan. 30, when the President’s Speaker Series resumes at Cal State Monterey Bay.

News Releases 2015

Professor earns 'First-Year Student Advocate' honor
Maria Villaseñor, associate professor and coordinator of the First-Year Seminar program at Cal State Monterey Bay, has received national recognition as an outstanding champion for freshmen students. . . . continue reading

The vision mural, through a new lens

A new vision mural is taking shape on campus.

Campus closed for holidays through Jan. 2

Wildflowers dot the CSUMB campus


CSU Monterey Bay will be closed in observance of the holiday season beginning Wednesday, Dec. 24. The university will re-open for business operations on Friday, Jan. 2.

Spring semester classes will start on Jan. 20.

Student's artwork promotes First Night Monterey

First Night 2015 designArtwork by a CSU Monterey Bay student is gracing the marketing materials for First Night Monterey – the result of a longstanding relationship between the university and the event’s organizers.

The winning design was produced by Michael Plondaya, a biology major who graduated last May.

First class of nursing students gets 'pinned'

The 10 members of the first graduating class of nursesFor one group of history-making Cal State Monterey Bay graduates, it’s not about the caps and gowns. It’s all about the pin.

CSUMB’s first class of 10 nursing graduates participated in a pinning ceremony on Dec. 20. Commencement will follow in May.