CSUMB joins national initiative on economic inequality

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) is spearheading a national effort to engage students in the topic of economic inequality and its impact on democracy. CSU Monterey Bay, which has long been a leader in the area of service learning in higher education, is one of 31 institutions participating in the effort.

Campus food, clothing drives help the community

CSU Monterey Bay is embracing the spirit of the holiday season with a flurry of charitable activities intended to help the local community.

Honoring others, helping students

Benefactors recognized for providing scholarships

Bob Johnson and Diego Espinoza will be among the honorees at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon on Nov. 21. Both were nominated for awards by CSU Monterey Bay, but they share something much more important.

International Education Week Nov. 17-19


CSU Monterey Bay welcomed its largest-ever group of international students this year.

About 200 students from other nations are attending CSUMB this semester, and hundreds more are coming to campus for shorter stays to study English through an intensive American language and culture program.


Community invited to Dec. 6 winter concert

'Holiday Parade Around the World' theme for annual event

The annual winter concert will be held Dec. 6CSU Monterey Bay’s Music and Performing Arts Department will hold its annual winter concert, “A Holiday Parade Around the World,” at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, in the World Theater. The public is invited.

Director of refugee studies center to lecture

Dr. Dawn Chatty, director of the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford, will speak at CSU Monterey Bay on Nov. 17.

National health conference has CSUMB flavor

The National Conference on Health Disparities took place Nov. 5-8 in Long Beach, and CSU Monterey Bay was well represented.

President Eduardo Ochoa and Dean Britt Rios-Ellis made presentations alongside several members of Congress and national health experts.

Throughout the conference, presenters emphasized the role of social factors, personal responsibility and prevention in initiatives that reduce disparities.

Vision and Voice


Photo by Daniel Lyons (SBS, 2004)Photo by Daniel Lyons (SBS, 2004)

Photographer, global health researcher to give presentations

CSU Monterey Bay alumnus Daniel Jack Lyons will visit campus Nov. 18 and 19 for a pair of presentations on his current work.

Biology student on microbe mission

Andrea ValdezAndrea Valdez, a senior biology major, is on a microbe mission.

Valdez, in conjunction with Dr. Gretchen Hofmann’s lab at UC Santa Barbara, is studying a wasting disease contributing to the recent demise of sea stars, a keystone species in the near-shore environment.