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  • Black Lives Matter

    The first in a series of Q&As with CSUMB faculty about Black Lives Matter and the racial justice movement occurring in our country. Assistant Professor Daniel B. Summerhill shares his perspective and book recommendations.

  • In Celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride

    CSUMB’s Otter Cross Cultural Center issued the following statement in celebration of Pride Month and the landmark Supreme Court ruling on June 15 that provides protection for gay and transgender people under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which outlaws employment discrimination on the basis of sex.

  • Back to Business

    SEASIDE, Calif., June 26, 2020 - Monterey County hotels and restaurants are reopening after months of closure because of the coronavirus. CSUMB’s Sustainable Hospitality Management Program in the College of Business (COB) is helping them get back to business safely and effectively.

  • Dean's Medalists

    First-generation grads recognized for academic excellence, leadership - Every year CSUMB honors graduating students for their outstanding achievements with six university-wide awards and five Dean’s Medalist awards. This is the fifth and final story in a series about this year’s honorees.

  • U.S. Supreme Court decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

    Decision allows CSUMB to continue access to education and state financial aid for DACA recipients.

  • CSUMB police chief pledges to implement policies to ensure accountability, equity, justice

    SEASIDE, Calif., June 12, 2020 - California State University police chiefs on all 23 campuses, including CSUMB Police Chief Earl Lawson, have banned the use of the carotid control hold — commonly called a chokehold — and pledged to implement policing recommendations made by a federal task force in 2015.

  • Founding Faculty Oral History

    SEASIDE, Calif., June 5, 2020 - Honoring its 25th anniversary, the university has completed the “CSUMB Founding Faculty Oral History Project: 1995-1998,” the university’s first formal institutional oral history project. The project includes interviews with 34 retired and current faculty members and photographs taken during those formative years. Interviews and supporting materials are accessible through the Digital Commons @ CSUMB.

  • CSU Summer Arts Announces 2020 Scholarship Program

    Due to the impact of COVID-19, CSU Summer Arts was forced to cancel the 2020 season. However, to foster creativity and inspire hope, the program has established a one-time scholarship opportunity open to any current California State University student. Entries are due June 5 by midnight.

  • Koret Foundation donates $1.63 million to CSUMB

    SEASIDE, Calif., June 3, 2020 - The Koret Foundation, a Jewish philanthropic organization based in San Francisco, has donated $1.63 million to CSU Monterey Bay. The funds will be distributed over five years to be used for: supporting students to complete their college studies in four years, providing impactful research opportunities for first-generation scholars, and preparing young people for community and national leadership roles, a news release said.

  • 11th Annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay announces winners

    SEASIDE, Calif., June 3, 2020 - The Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED) at CSUMB’s College of Business held the final round of the 11th Annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay in May. Contestants competed online this year because of COVID-19, with 30 teams of entrepreneurs vying to be champions in four divisions.

  • Message about George Floyd

    We are deepening our commitment to our values of respect, inclusion, and empathy. Read the message to the Otter community from CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa.


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