CSUMB News Feed

Youth Orchestra to perform at CSUMB’s World Theater

For the first time, the California Orchestra Academy is holding its summer music festival for young musicians at CSU Monterey Bay this week culminating in two free weekend concerts, one at Cabrillo College and the other at CSUMB.

July 12, 2023

Kinesiology receives $150,000 to help struggling students

A new grant will allow researchers in CSU Monterey Bay’s Kinesiology Department to analyze whether increased time with an instructor outside of the classroom will improve student performance.

July 7, 2023

Nearly $25 million in grants to increase higher ed cooperation with agriculture industry

It may be years before the impact of the recently announced NextGen grants will make a difference in American agriculture. But several of the grants awarded to colleges and universities in the Monterey Bay region seem certain to quickly strengthen the ties between those institutions as well as with the local agricultural industry.

July 6, 2023

Immigrant Heritage Month: From the shadows to the light

Mexican immigrant Benito Sanchez graduated from CSUMB and landed a job in computer science, his field of study. His story is one of several being spotlighted for June’s Immigrant Heritage Month.

June 30, 2023

Two studies rank CSUMB among top universities

Money magazine has given CSU Monterey a 4.5-star rating (out of 5) in its most recent survey of Best Colleges in America. Another recent study by Diverse Issues in Higher Education placed CSUMB in the top 50 of its Top 100 Degree Producers Hispanic-Serving Institutions.

June 29, 2023

Immigrant Heritage Month: Growing up with a Portuguese influence

When Sandra Amorim Ruiz was just a year old, her parents left their home there and immigrated to Turlock, in California’s Central Valley. Ruiz is now the director of procurement and contract services for CSU Monterey Bay. Her story is one of a series being told as part of June’s Immigrant Heritage Month.

June 29, 2023