There's always something going on at the College of Business!

Diamond Key Workshop: Creating A Winning Online Presence

Monday, Mar. 26th: Don't miss the 3rd and final workshop in a series on personal branding by Lesley Everett.

Free help with your taxes:

The United Way's VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is available on campus to low-income CSUMB students, staff, and faculty.

Need Money For Your Startup?

Attend an Introduction to Startup Challenge Workshop! Mentors guide participants to develop their business concepts and compete for cash prizes. Applications due Monday, Mar. 2nd for this year's Challenge. Workshops offered at locations all over the Monterey Bay Area, Feb 15th - Mar 8th. Find out how to bring your business idea to life with Startup Challenge Monterey Bay!

Women in Ag and Tech Entrepreneurship Forum

Wednesday, Feb 28th: Agriculture and technology come together at this half-day event. Female leaders share stories of challenges and opportunities for women in Ag and Tech fields.

Fall 2018 Pebble Beach Special Event Management Team

Friday, Mar. 2nd: Applications due by midnight on Friday, March 2nd for positions on the Fall 2018 team! This is a great opportunity for motivated and enthusiastic students interested in gaining valuable, hands-on event management experience at one of the world's most prestigious resorts. Click the link above for more info, or contact CSUMB Faculty Advisor, Roberta Atzori by email at

16th Annual Ethics and Responsible Business Forum

Wednesday, Mar. 14th: Don't miss this annual event, which will address "The Ethics of Fake News: Who Controls the Future of Democracy?" This year's topic promises to stimulate a lively and thought-provoking debate!

Sustainability with a Smile

Monterey Bay is at the forefront of Sustainable Hospitality thanks to CSUMB

Looking for candidates: We Want YOU To Represent the College of Business!

Friday, Feb. 23rd: Interested in serving as the Senator for the College of Business for the 2018-19 academic year? Candidate Packets are due February 23rd!

Agribusiness Club holds inaugural event

Juana Gomez, Human Resources Director at Monterey Mushrooms, speaks to COB Agribusiness students.

Managing Your Personal Brand Online

Monday, Feb 19th: Join us for the first Diamond Key Workshop of Spring 2018 to learn the do's and don'ts for managing your personal brand online from personal branding expert, Lesley Everett.

Local Startups to Compete for $50K in Cash Prizes at Startup Challenge Finals May 12

SEASIDE, Calif., May 4, 2017 – Twenty-four local startups will compete for $50K in cash prizes at CSU Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Joel and Dena Gambord Business & Information Technology Building Friday May 12, 2017 at 3 p.m.

MPC, CSUMB Sign Dual Enrollment MOU for Business Admin & Marine Science Students

SEASIDE, Calif., May 15, 2017 – Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) and Cal State Monterey Bay (CSUMB) solidified a new pathway program Monday, May 15, 2017 allowing for dual enrollment between institutions for students seeking to complete a bachelor’s in business administration or marine science at CSUMB.

Freedom vs. Privacy

Has Big Brother gone too far? A debate about the erosion of digital privacy.

CSUMB, Community Leaders Partner for First Ever Sustainable Hospitality Symposium in Monterey

SEASIDE, Calif., February 13, 2017 – The Sustainable Hospitality Management program at CSUMB has partnered with community leaders, public officials and hospitality professionals to bring the first-ever sustainable hospitality symposium to the Monterey peninsula Feb. 23, 2017.

Business Capstone

Join our Capstone students as they make final recommendations to their Capstone clients (local for-profit company or nonprofit organization) based on their comprehensive strategic analysis.

2016 Hackathon Winners

The games that were developed addressed issues including developing financial literacy, helping foster children successfully transition to independent, successful adult lives, touring the CSUMB campus, helping students eat healthy on a limited budget, and navigating the public transit system.

New look for CPA Exam

The CPA exam will have a new look for 2017. Join Cal CPA and the College of Business on 11/17 to find out more about the upcoming changes to the CPA exam requirements.

Building a Future

Joel and Dena Gambord support the spirit of entrepreneurship at CSUMB

Celebrating Women in Business

Dr. Marylou Shockley, Chair and Cindy Merzon CSUMB SBDC Associate Director speak at Summit Luncheon

New courses for Spring '17

Take a look at the new Business and Sustainable Hospitality courses being offered this spring.

Service learning MVP Oct. 2016; The Digital Otter Center

SEASIDE, Ca., Oct. 17, 2016 -- Cal State Monterey Bay’s newest community outreach program, the Digital Otter Center, provides a variety of free technology services on a drop-in basis to students, businesses owners and residents in Monterey County.

Intern stands out from the crowd

The COB Internship Excellence Program provides customized services to help Business students secure an internship that complements their skills and career interests.