Miriam Lopez, a seventh-grade teacher at Vista Verde Middle School in Greenfield, has been honored for her work in the classroom.
Lopez, 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.
Gregory 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.
Outstanding work by CSU Monterey Bay students on topics including the changing media landscape, the effectiveness of a workplace exercise program and nitrous oxide emissions of lettuce crops will be presented at a systemwide competition in May.
Grant allows undergrads to get first-hand experience
One of CSU Monterey Bay’s selling points is its proximity to the bay. Students enjoy the recreational activities associated with it; they can also work with faculty members and scientists on research projects tied to it.