CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa Recognized for Executive Excellence in Academia

President Eduardo M. Ochoa after President's Speaker Series in Santa Cruz

Photo by: Randy Tunnell Photography

SEASIDE, Calif., August 18, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) President Eduardo M. Ochoa has been announced as the 2017 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) Award Winner for Executive Excellence in Academia.

President Ochoa will be recognized along with 27 other role models in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the 29th Annual HENAAC Conference, “Destiny Driven by Determination” in Pasadena, CA, October 18-22, 2017.

The California State University System and the University of Southern California will be joined by the California Institute of Technology as Academic Hosts of the 29th HENAAC Conference.

Great Minds in STEMTM is a 501(c)3 a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping America technologically strong by promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers, especially in underserved communities. Established in 1989 and based in the Los Angeles area, the organization’s nation-wide programming focuses on STEM educational awareness from kindergarten through college, and on seeking-out and documenting the world-class contributions of Hispanic professionals in STEM to serve as role models for the next generation of American engineers and scientists.