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CSUEB’s Project SSOS, helping AAPI student success, to host Tuesday open house

  • January 13, 2014 6:45am

Project SSOS (Student Service Operation to Succeed), which provides admission accessibility and career services for Cal State East Bay students of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) backgrounds, will host an open house and buffet dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, in the New University Union on CSUEB’s Hayward Campus, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.

The Project SSOS program offers AAPI students free services on the CSUEB campus such as tutoring, mentoring, academic workshops, scholarships and leadership courses.

Sefa Aina, a commissioner for the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will be the event’s keynote speaker. Aina also is director of the Asian American Resource Center at Pomona College. He will be introduced to the gathering by Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita, who is scheduled to provide some brief remarks.

Further information about Project SSOS is available at http://www20.csueastbay.edu/news/2013/11/project-ssos-aapi-grant-110413.html.

For further information about the open house and dinner, contact the Project SSOS program at ssos@csueastbay.edu.

-- Barry Zepel                                                                 

California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.

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