BYOB, help RON

Attention, shoppers: Bring your own bag to Whole Foods

CSU Monterey Bay’s Return of the Natives program is getting some help from Whole Foods shoppers.

From July through September, shoppers at the grocery chain’s Monterey store can request that the five-cent refund they receive from bringing their own bags be directed to RON.

Capstone project leads to museum exhibit

CSU Monterey Bay alumna Erika D’Auria has turned her capstone project into an exhibit at the Monterey Museum of Art.

D’Auria (VPA 2014) is the guest curator of Define:/self/ – Exploring Female Identity, which opens July 11 at the museum’s Pacific Street location.

Teens tackle technology at summer camp

Sixty high school students are on campus July 7-15, learning how to program robots and design video games.

Reaching out to the world

CSU Monterey Bay’s reach extends far beyond California’s Central Coast. About 100 students from other nations attend CSUMB each year for a semester or two, and at least that many CSUMB students travel abroad.

CAMP gives student a helping hand

Ashley Rojas was nervous about attending college and scared of failing.

Ashley RojasBut thanks to the College Assistance Migrant Program, she was able to get over her fears and get the support she needed to succeed.

CAMP grant helps migrant students attain college dream

California State University, Monterey Bay has received a $2.1 million federal grant aimed at enrolling more migrant students in higher education.

TAT grad moves up to major studio feature

July 11 is the day Planet of the Apes fans have been anticipating, as “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” premieres nationwide.

David KashevaroffFor CSUMB graduate David Kashevaroff, that opening represents the culmination of about two years of work, and an important milestone in his successful career as a film editor.

CSUMB recognized for preparedness efforts

CSU Monterey Bay’s efforts to prepare for natural disasters have won recognition from the National Weather Service.

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.