Office of the President

Gala Artwork with header text
Photo: Julie Packard, Photo: Leon Panetta, Photo: Sam Farr

You are cordially invited

Join us for the Visionary Innovator Award Gala, where we will honor the first recipient, Julie Packard, and CSUMB founding honorees Secretary Leon Panetta, Congressman Sam Farr, and the late State Senator Henry Mello.


April 22, 2022, 6 p.m.
The Inn at Spanish Bay

Advance purchase tickets required

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The original event was postponed until we could safely hold the celebration.

President Ochoa eating with students
Premier sponsor: The Panetta Institute for Public Policy