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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.

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 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.

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.

Message to the University Community, 11/11/2016

Since its inception, the CSUMB community has consisted of students, faculty, and staff committed to inclusiveness, empathy, and diversity.

CSU Joins UC and CCC to Ask President-elect Trump to Preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

The University of California, California State University, and the California Community College leaders address a letter to President-elect Trump asking to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Completion of Normally Scheduled Review – President Eduardo M. Ochoa

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White letter to CSUMB Students, Faculty and Staff addresses the presidential review process for President Ochoa.

Free Speech and Expression at CSUMB

Issues surrounding free speech, harassment, bias, and privilege have roiled college campuses in recent years, just as they have ignited debates in our larger society.

Food Security Survey

The California State University Office of the Chancellor is launching a system-wide Food and Housing Security Study to help determine best practices for serving students.

CSUMB shows support for the Soberanes firefighting efforts

The Soberanes Fire burning north of Big Sur has provoked an impressive mobilization of firefighters and equipment.

Statement to campus on recent tragic events

The recent tragic events of Louisiana, Minnesota, and Dallas have impacted us all deeply, and exposed the wounds of our racial history that have not fully healed.

Statement on recent tragic events in U.S.

The recent tragic events of Louisiana, Minnesota, and Dallas have impacted us all deeply, and exposed the wounds of our racial history that have not fully healed.

Statement on Orlando tragedy

The weekend’s terrible news from Orlando shocked and saddened us all. The senseless violence, the loss of so many promising lives, the unimaginable grief of those left behind – these stories have become all too familiar to us.

Dr. Ochoa's statement on death of George Tanimura

Cal State Monterey Bay offers our condolences to the friends and family of George Tanimura. He led a long life of accomplishment, leadership, and public engagement to which we all can aspire.

Message on Possible CFA Strike

As you are no doubt aware, the California Faculty Association (CFA) has announced plans for a potential strike on all 23 CSU campuses April 13-15 and April 18-19, 2016.

CSUMB Loses a Great Friend, Shahin Anable

CSUMB is sad to share the news that our university lost one of its great friends this morning.

Higher Education Act's 50th Anniversary

When Lyndon Johnson was a college student at Southwest Texas State Teachers College, he paused his studies to spend nine months teaching Mexican-American children at a segregated rural Texas school.

Great California ShakeOut, Oct. 15

Earthquakes are one of our region’s most significant safety threats. Those of us who are long-time residents of California should know how to protect ourselves from earthquakes, but it is only human nature to become more complacent about the threat over time.

Campus Safety

In the wake of Thursday’s tragic shooting on Umpqua Community College in Oregon, I am sure I speak for all of us at Cal State Monterey Bay in expressing our most sincere condolences to the victims, their family members and friends.

A Successful Budget Year

Late last month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a 2015-16 state budget that provides a much-needed increase in allocations for the Cal State system.

RTP Announcement

As you know, the quality of any faculty is measured by many characteristics. Extremely important among these are the rank and tenure held collectively by the faculty. I have completed the annual RTP process and have made the following decisions based on the review of portfolios and upon the recommendation of the Faculty and the Provost.

King appointed AVP of Human Resources and Faculty Personnel

Natalie M. King, who has served as Assistant AVP (AAVP) for Faculty Affairs at San José State University since 2010, has been named Associate Vice President (AVP) of Human Resources and Academic Personnel at Cal State Monterey Bay.

Thanks for a Successful Commencement

I would like to thank all the staff, faculty and administrators who came together to stage a successful commencement celebration for the largest graduating class in our campus’s history.

Help for Nepal's Earthquake Victims

In the wake of the disastrous earthquake in Nepal, here is a list of charities that are doing work to provide relief in the country.

Thanks to all who participated in Have a Heart Dinner and Auction

I would like to express my appreciation to all the members of the Cal State Monterey Bay community who came together to help make Saturday’s Have a Heart for Students Dinner and Auction a resounding success.

CSUMB remembers a long-time friend: Bob Antle, 1935-2014

Remembering Bob Antle’s work and philanthropy.