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Commencement 2018

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) congratulates all the graduates of the class of 2018! Below is a selection of news clips and fun facts related to the 22nd annual commencement ceremonies held Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Freeman Stadium.

May 18, 2018

CSUMB Celebrates 22nd Commencement

SEASIDE, Calif., May 18, 2018 – With a record number 2,321 candidates for graduation, CSUMB began its 22nd annual commencement celebration Friday, May 18, 2018 with the first of three ceremonies spread out over two days. The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduated today, May 18th while the College of Business, College of Health Sciences and Human Services, College of Education and College of Science are slated to commence Saturday, May 19th.

May 18, 2018

2018 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay Winners Announced

SEASIDE, Calif., May 16, 2018 – Winners of the 2018 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay were selected by a panel of judges at CSUMB @ Salinas City Center May 12, 2018. The 25 finalists first pitched their business ideas in a 10-minute presentation to a panel of judges before a final “shark tank” style pitch competition determined the victors.

May 16, 2018

Four Students Earn Pre-Doctoral Summer Fellowships

SEASIDE, Calif., May 16, 2018 – Four CSUMB seniors, all Sally Casanova Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year, have been awarded summer research fellowships for the summer of 2018 through the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship Program. All four pre-doctoral scholars have been awarded up to $8,000 each in support of their summer research to cover the cost of housing, meals and a research stipend.

May 16, 2018

Students Excel at CSU Student Research Competition

SEASIDE, Calif., May 10, 2018 – Nine CSUMB student-researchers represented CSUMB at the 32nd annual CSU Student Research Competition May 4-5, 2018 at Sacramento State University.

May 10, 2018

Commencement 2018 By The Numbers

19,800: Graduation tickets printed 6,700: Parking spaces 8,000: Programs printed 2,321: Total number of candidates for graduation 2,081: Number of bachelor’s degrees to be conferred 240: Number of master's degrees to be conferred 2,566: Miles away from furthest graduates hometown (New York) 8,525: Miles away from furthest international student home country (Malaysia) 517: Students graduating with honors

May 9, 2018