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.
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.
One of the best parts of my presidency at CSUMB has been getting to know and work with the student leaders on campus.
First, I would like to welcome all of you back for spring semester. It is hard to believe that another academic year is half over and commencement is less than four months away. Those will be busy months for all of us.
The efforts of many remarkable women and men went into making Cal State Monterey Bay what it is today. We all know that. But sometimes it is good to be reminded of just how notable some of our colleagues are.
Higher education affordability is a hot-button issue, whether in presidential politics or, on a more personal level, for families trying to figure out whether they can send their daughter or son off to earn a degree.
Cal State Monterey Bay has long been committed to having undergraduates gain experience in research. That commitment was strengthened with the creation of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC) in 2009.
I know that it is not easy to speak up about personal concerns in any group, especially one that includes university administrators.
Commencement is always a memorable day in the life of a university. This year, it also will serve as a milestone in the continued growth of Cal State Monterey Bay.
I often talk about the need for Cal State Monterey Bay to take an active role in improving our community. Turning those words into action requires innovation and dedication on the part of individual students, faculty and staff.
In recent weeks and months, protests surrounding issues of racial injustice have occurred at a number of universities across the nation.
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.
Last week — at long last — we announced completion of the agreement for our University Corporation to purchase the National Steinbeck Center building in Oldtown Salinas.
Cradle To Career - Honor for Haskell
State of the University -- Move-in Day -- New Academic Year
Looking into the future of Cal State Monterey Bay, we know that change is inevitable. It is our responsibility, as stewards of this remarkable place, to help ensure that it will change for the better. Toward that end, we are undertaking an update of our campus master plan.
Water Conservation -- UROC Successes -- President's Speaker Series Finale
California Innovation Grants - President's Speaker Series - Academic Plan Town Halls
Dr. Ochoa discusses the CSU budget for the upcoming fiscal year and its impact on growth and salary equity adjustments at CSUMB.
Campus Climate Survey - President's Speaker Series - Vision Mural
Have a Heart - One Billion Rising - The New CSUMB.edu
Washington, D.C. Visit - State of the CSU - Fort Ord's Future
Carnegie Foundation Award - President's Speaker Series - MacArthur Fellows
Growing popularity of Cal State Monterey Bay •White House summit • Flu shots
Toward pay equity for CSUMB employees • National Philanthropy Day
President’s Speaker Series • Storm water project
Working with our schools • A call to public service • Election activities
Keeping our campus safe • From the Mayan People • 20-year anniversary
CSUMB on TV • Trustees’ Award • California ShakeOut
Our alumni’s growing impact • Back to school
A Busy Summer
Enrollment Outlook • CSU Summer Arts • Commencement wrap-up