President and Mrs. Ochoa accept the Chamber awardThe Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce honored California State University, Monterey Bay at the Business Excellence Awards dinner July 18.

The university was named best in the education category, based on its goals, service to students, employee satisfaction, commitment to sustainability and involvement with the Chamber and the local community.

President Eduardo Ochoa accepted the award at a dinner attended by 400 Chamber members and guests at the Portola Hotel and Spa in Monterey.

CSUMB and winners in the other 16 categories will be eligible for the Business of the Year award that will be handed out next January.

Photo: President and Mrs. Ochoa accept the award on behalf of the university