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CSUMB and GetVirtual program helps small businesses during pandemic

The Santa Cruz-based GetVirtual project launched in the summer of 2020 to fortify small businesses from the economic toll of the pandemic shutdown. It has worked by partnering with colleges and universities like CSUMB.

April 6, 2021

Aside from engaging studies, here’s what else CSUMB offers

The Pandemic Year changed everything: how we work, study, play, shop, travel, socialize. It changed how we touch and breathe. But with the widespread use of masks, observing of social distancing, and the increasing prevalence of COVID-19 vaccines, CSUMB — and the country — sees a return to normal in sight.

April 2, 2021

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