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Longtime CSUMB counseling center employee named Social Worker of Year

The Monterey County Unit of the National Association of Social Workers has honored Lynne White Dixon, clinical supervisor at CSUMB’s Personal Growth and Counseling Center, as 2021 Social Worker of the Year. The award presentation took place at an event on March 12 celebrating National Social Work Month.

April 1, 2021

The NSF funds CSUMB and regional colleges to make more STEM teachers

CSUMB has been awarded a grant for $1.4 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program. The Rural Integrated STEM Education Ready (RISE Ready) program cultivates STEM majors (science, technology, engineering, math) to become 6th - 12th grade science and math teachers in high-need and rural schools and school districts.

April 1, 2021

New study tabulates CSUMB’s economic contributions to regional economy

Among four-year higher education systems in the country, the California State University system is the largest, is considered one of the best values, and nets enormous positive impact on people’s lives.

April 1, 2021

Armando Arias imagines Cesar Chavez in the fields of science

Armando Arias, a professor in the School of Social, Behavioral & Global Studies, has written a book titled Theorizing Cesar Chavez: New Ways of Knowing STEM. It received an honorable mention at the 2020 International Latino Book Awards.

March 31, 2021

Dolores Huerta honors martyrs, encourages students to get vaccine

Best known for founding United Farm Workers (UFW) with Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta has worked all her life advocating for social justice. She shared about her passion for equity and justice as well as her experiences as an activist in the Ignite! Social Justice keynote event hosted by the Otter Cross Cultural Center (OC3) and Otter Student Union (OSU) on March 12.

March 22, 2021

CSUMB earns gold award from ‘Exercise is Medicine’ program for wellness efforts

The “Exercise is Medicine On Campus” program at California State University, Monterey Bay has achieved the top gold level designation from the international health and wellness program.

March 19, 2021