High school students imagine college . . .

. . . and qualify for a scholarship to help pay for it

High school students study filmmaking as part of Imagine CollegeDuring June, small groups of aspiring filmmakers could be seen around campus. They aren’t college students – not yet anyway.

President Ochoa joins coalition to support Common Core

CSU Monterey Bay President Eduardo Ochoa has joined more than 200 college and university leaders from 33 states in a new coalition, Higher Ed for Higher Standards, to mobilize in support of the Common Core State Standards.

Faculty member at White House summit

CSU Monterey Bay faculty member Lisa Stewart is taking her research on work-family issues to a national stage.

Learning about leadership

Student body presidents gather for annual Panetta Institute seminar

Ian Olden of CSU Monterey Bay was one of 28 students who attended the Panetta Institute for Public Policy’s annual Student Leadership Seminar in June.

Students travel to Spain for summer school

A group of CSU Monterey Bay students are spending June in Leon, Spain. Under the direction of Dr. Juan Jose Gutierrez, they are collecting and analyzing data, and getting service learning experience.

Social work program earns national accreditation

California State University, Monterey Bay’s master’s degree in social work (MSW) program passed an extensive accreditation process recently, and is now nationally accredited.

Milestone marked in BIT building construction

At an informal gathering on June 12, CSU Monterey Bay staff members were joined by representatives of the architect and contractor to sign a beam that will be used in construction of the Business and Information Technology building.

Dr. Lindholm goes to Washington

At Capitol Hill Ocean Week, held June 10-12, marine scientists and others interested in the state of the world’s oceans gathered in Washington, D.C.

Dr. James LindholmAmong them was CSU Monterey Bay Professor James Lindholm, who was there on behalf of the CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science and Technology (COAST).

Student housing complex under construction

Rendering of the Promontory at CSUMB

Rising to the north of campus is a four-story student housing project, set to open in the fall of 2015.

Math major adds up research opportunities


“I know I made the right decision coming to CSUMB,” said Lilyana Gross. “The school and the faculty have gotten me where I am today.”