The Class of 3 Million is coming

Class of 3 Million logoWhen graduates cross the stage at commencement next May, they will join not only the Class of 2015, but also The Class of 3 Million – three million graduates of the California State University system.

It’s one of the largest alumni networks in the world.

Concert offers an array of new music

A/B Duo

CSU Monterey Bay’s concert series resumes on Oct. 13 with a free performance by A/B Duo.

Included in the program is a new piece for contrabass flute and percussion written by Monterey County native Ned McGowan.

Grants help students GEAR UP for college

Middle school students in Monterey County will be better equipped for college thanks to federal grants awarded to Cal State Monterey Bay.

Insert a description of the image here.The money will allow 3,620 students to be served in San Ardo, San Lucas, Greenfield, King City, Salinas and Seaside.

ShakeOut shakes things up on Oct. 16

The Big One – it’s not a matter of “if,” Californians have been told. It’s a matter of “when.”

At 10:16 on the morning of Oct. 16, members of the CSU Monterey Bay community are invited to join millions of people in this year’s Great California ShakeOut drill to prepare for the inevitable by practicing the drop, cover and hold on move.

Mayan health and agricultural practices topic of Oct. 6 talk

Professor Bernardo Ca'amal ItzáProfessor Bernardo Ca’amal Itzá, the United Nations representative for the Mayan People, will visit Cal State Monterey Bay on Oct. 6 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Faculty member shares diversity strategies

Professor Corey Garza has been successful in attracting underserved students – minorities, low income and first-generation college students – to ocean sciences.

Professor helps to set world record

Electric vehicle enthusiast charged up by EV rally

Dr. Fernandez with world record certificateCal State Monterey Bay Professor Dan Fernandez was one of hundreds of electric vehicle buffs who helped the U.S. reclaim a world record Sept. 20 in Cupertino.

A touch of CSUMB at Days and Nights Festival

Philip Glass’ Days and Nights Festival returns to the local area Sept. 25-28, with a big contribution from CSU Monterey Bay.

Foundation of CSUMB adds board members

Eight community members have joined the Foundation of CSU Monterey Bay board of directors.

Established in 2011, the Foundation brings community and campus leaders together to foster, encourage and promote the goals and purposes of CSUMB. Board members will advise the president and other university officers and play an active role in philanthropic support.

Coming to terms with the experience of combat

Author discusses memoir Oct. 10 at CSUMB

As a Marine lieutenant during the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes learned what every young officer learns – to fire a rifle, to command a platoon, to fight and to kill. Over the next four decades, he spent his time reading, thinking and writing a memoir that helped him come to terms with that experience.