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Earth Day, Every Day

Growing out of the first observance in 1970, Earth Day 2021: “Restore Our Earth” on April 22 will involve more than one billion people in 192 countries, making it the largest civic observance in the world, organizers say. At CSU Monterey Bay, integrating environmentalism and sustainability into all areas of our campus every day is a vital part of our core mission to serve students. CSUMB wants to ensure that the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of our current students will continue to thriv

April 19, 2021

Transgender icon Laverne Cox encourages students to be resilient

The Otter Cross Cultural Center and Otter Student Union hosted a virtual evening chat with actress and LGBTQ+ advocate Laverne Cox on Thursday, April 8. Cox shared her experience being a transgender actress, and she imparted a message about self-love and resilience for CSUMB students.

April 16, 2021

A Diverse Campus Community

Since our founding in 1994, CSU Monterey Bay has remained committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community dedicated to the success of all students, faculty and staff. In fact, U.S. News & World Report has ranked CSUMB as one of the most diverse universities in the country.

April 14, 2021

Angelica Muro talks equity, ethnicity, career and culture

On April 8, Angelica Muro, artist and Chair of the Visual and Public Art Department, engaged in virtual conversation with fellow artist Amy Díaz-Infante about their creative practice, personal journeys as artists and educators, and equity in the art and museum worlds.

April 13, 2021

CARES grant invests $750K in CSUMB efforts to help small businesses recover from pandemic

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration announced a $749,810 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the University Corporation at Monterey Bay on Thursday, April 8. The grant will provide technical assistance to coronavirus-impacted small businesses and support the economic resiliency of the Monterey Bay region. It is expected to create 35 jobs, retain 200 jobs, and generate $3 million in private investment, a news release.

April 9, 2021

Men of Color in Education shared lessons about representation

CSUMB’s Department of Education and Leadership and the Center for Black Student Success collaborated on an April 7 virtual panel discussion, Men of Color in Education, in an effort to encourage more men of color to consider going into the field of teaching and education.

April 9, 2021