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  • 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.

  • Provost’s Award Winners

    Every year CSUMB honors graduating students for their outstanding achievements with six university-wide awards and five Dean’s Medalist awards. This is the second in a series of stories about this year’s honorees. To see our Class of 2020 virtual celebration, go to Graduate Celebration 2020.

  • Undergrads win at annual CSU research competition

    Two CSUMB undergraduate students took top awards at the 34th Annual California State University (CSU) Student Research Competition on April 24. CSU East Bay hosted this year’s event, which was virtual for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Helping Fight Covid-19

    Early on in the global pandemic, CSU Monterey Bay student Angela Albanese learned the alarming news about the heavy toll the coronavirus was taking in her home country of Italy. The epicenter of Europe’s outbreak, Italy logged the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world in March.

  • President’s Award Winners

    Graduates recognized for exemplary student achievement, regional stewardship Every year CSUMB honors graduating students for their outstanding achievements with six university-wide awards and five Dean’s Medalist awards.

  • CSUMB Alumni Congratulate 2020 Graduates

    CSUMB Alumni 'association and our proud Otter alumni congratulate our 2020 graduating class from wherever we are.

  • Physician assistant students, faculty volunteer at COVID-19 Alternate Care Site

    Students and faculty with CSU Monterey Bay’s Master of Physician Assistant (MSPA) Program continue to volunteer their time, energy and skills to fight COVID-19. They are now helping set up an Alternate Care Site (ACS) at Marina Airport.


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