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Condolences to the Antle Family

On behalf of the entire Cal State Monterey Bay, Holly and I would like to express our condolences to the Antle family upon the passing of Sue Antle.

A Time for Solidarity

We in the CSUMB community extend our deepest sympathies to all who were harmed in the tragic shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

League of Women Voters

President Ochoa spoke on January 9, 2019, to the League of Women Voters of the Monterey County on "California Educational Challenges."

President's Speaker Series Features Author Safiya U. Noble

SEASIDE, Ca., November 28, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) President Eduardo M. Ochoa hosted Safiya U. Noble on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at CSUMB’s World Theater where she discussed her research and book “Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism.”

President Ochoa: California's 2018-19 budget makes welcome investment in education

The State of California’s recently approved 2018-19 budget makes a vital, and most welcome, investment in higher education and in the future of our state.

President Ochoa Receives Human Excellence Award in Education

SEASIDE, Ca., June 21, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) President Eduardo M. Ochoa was awarded the Human Excellence in Education Award this week at the Hope Collaborative’s 2018 Human Excellence Awards Conference. The conference, held at Harvard University, recognized leaders of social mission organizations and celebrated the powerful leadership capacities of outstanding social entrepreneurs addressing mankind’s critical social mission issues.

Community Dialogues Event in King City Focuses on Educational Attainment

SEASIDE, Ca., May 4, 2018 -- CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa hosted a facilitated dialogue to discuss educational attainment with South Monterey County community members at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 3 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Condolences to the Antle Family

I would like to express my deepest sympathies, and those of the entire Cal State Monterey Bay community, to the Antle family upon the untimely passing of Rick Antle.

CSUMB Breaks Ground on New Student Union

SEASIDE, Ca., April 16, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) officially broke ground on construction of the new Otter Student Union today, April 16, 2018. The Otter Student Union, expected to open in spring of 2020, continues to fulfill CSUMB’s campus vision for growth in our Comprehensive Master Plan.

Community Dialogues Forum Focuses on Immigration

SEASIDE, Ca., March 29, 2018 -- CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa hosted a facilitated dialogue at CSUMB at Salinas City Center on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 5:30-7 p.m. to discuss the issue of immigration in the United States.

A Steward of the Community: CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa

SEASIDE, Ca., February 8, 2018 – CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa was recently featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education during his last visit to Washington D.C. See the full interview here.

President Ochoa Joins Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

SEASIDE, Ca., January 5, 2018 – CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa has joined a collective effort of distinguished higher education leaders from across the nation to improve how colleges and universities address immigration-related matters affecting their campuses.

President's Newsletter, 12/13/2017

The holiday season is traditionally a time of hope and optimism, when we take time to appreciate our blessings and take stock of the challenges that still lie ahead.

President Eduardo M. Ochoa Responds to DACA Rescinding

In light of today’s announcement from Washington, D.C. concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, I believe I speak for the entire CSUMB community when I state my full and unequivocal support of our DACA students.

2017 State of the University Address

On August 21, 2017, President Eduardo M. Ochoa addressed the crowd assembled for the annual Day of Welcome at the World Theater.

CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa Recognized for Executive Excellence in Academia

SEASIDE, Calif., August 18, 2017 – California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) President Eduardo M. Ochoa has been announced as the 2017 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) Award Winner for Executive Excellence in Academia.

Remarks At National DAR Continental Congress

President Eduardo M. Ochoa received the Americanism Award at the National Daughter's of the American Revolution (DAR) Continental Congress.

Bridging the American Political Divide: The Role of Higher Education in Advancing Civil Discourse

Originally published in Diversity & Democracy (Sp/Sum 2017), the summer periodical of the Association of American Colleges & Universities.

CSU Chancellor Issues Statement on 2017-18 State Budget

June 19, 2017 – California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White has issued a statement following the June 15 passage of California's state budget by both houses of the legislature.

CSUMB Celebrates 21st Commencement

SEASIDE, Calif., May 20, 2017 – With a record number 2,083 candidates for graduation, CSUMB celebrated its 21st annual commencement Saturday May 20, 2017 with two ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Former Rep. Sam Farr brought a historical and nostalgic perspective to the ceremonies with his keynote address at the university he was pivotal in establishing more than 20 years ago.

MPC, CSUMB Sign Dual Enrollment MOU for Business Admin & Marine Science Students

SEASIDE, Calif., May 15, 2017 – Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) and Cal State Monterey Bay (CSUMB) solidified a new pathway program Monday, May 15, 2017 allowing for dual enrollment between institutions for students seeking to complete a bachelor’s in business administration or marine science at CSUMB.

Sam Farr to Give Keynote Address at CSUMB’s 21st Commencement Ceremony

SEASIDE, Calif., April 24, 2017 – Sam Farr will give the keynote address to graduates at CSU Monterey Bay’s 21st commencement ceremony at CSUMB May 20, 2017.

President’s Speaker Series panel to discuss immigration policy change impacts to Monterey region April 26

SEASIDE, Calif., April 3, 2017 -- CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa will host a panel of local political and legal experts to discuss potential effects of immigration policy reform to the Monterey Bay region Wednesday, April 26 at CSUMB at Salinas City Center from 3:30-5 p.m.

Op-ed on Tuition Increase

Last week, the California State University Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition for resident undergraduate students by $270 for the 2017-18 academic year, the first such increase since 2011.

Tuition Increase Response Letter from President Eduardo M. Ochoa

March 24, 2017 - This letter is in response to the March 22 CSU Board of Trustees vote to increase tuition for resident undergraduate students for the 2017-18 academic year.

President's Newsletter, 3/7/2017

No matter how dedicated you might be to doing your job, life can often get in the way. For many people in all workplaces, issues of dependent and elder care often require difficult choices as they attempt to navigate the challenges of complicated lives.

President's Newsletter, 2/13/2017

One of the best parts of my presidency at CSUMB has been getting to know and work with the student leaders on campus.

President Ochoa to Receive Prestigious Americanism Medal for Outstanding Leadership in Foreign-Born Communities

SEASIDE, Calif., March 3, 2017 – CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa has been selected by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to receive the prestigious Americanism Medal.

President’s Speaker Series: James Canton to Speak Trends Reshaping the 21st Century

SEASIDE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2016 -- Cal State Monterey Bay President Eduardo M. Ochoa will host James Canton to speak trends reshaping the 21st century at The Colligan Theater Feb. 15, 2017 from 3:30-5 p.m.

2016 State of the University address

President Eduardo M. Ochoa delivered his fifth State of the University address during the annual Day of Welcome in the World Theater.

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