2010 News Archive

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top events happening at CSUEB in January.

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Women closing the job, wage divide

San Francisco Chronicle; Tom Abate; December 31, 2010

At CSUEB, female graduates now outnumber men 58 to 42 percent.

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Rough Second Dooms Pioneers in Loss

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team fell to Humboldt State, 64-48, at Pioneer Gym on Thursday.

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East Bay Puts Up Good Effort in Defeat to Humboldt State

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team dropped a 91-69 decision to Humboldt State on Thursday afternoon.

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Winter Game Notes - Week 6

The Cal State East Bay basketball teams return home for a pair of games this week.

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Bad college grades a tough record to shake

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; December 25, 2010

Sally Murphy, director of general education and freshman programs, warns incoming students, "The grades you get in freshman year will follow you all your life."

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CLASS advances under baton of interim Dean Kathleen Rountree

By Monique Beeler

Interim Dean Kathleen Rountree discusses what's ahead for the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences from tackling course waiting lists to bringing on new faculty.

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School chief finalists named in Wayland

MetroWest Daily News; Susan L. Wagner; December 22, 2010

CSUEB alumna Anne Wilson was one of three finalists for the Wayland School Superintendent position in Newton, MA.

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Cynthia Teves Ruehlig: Contra Costa County Board of Education Area 5 Trustee

Asian Journal;Joseph Pimentel; December 21, 2010

CSUEB alumna Cynthia Teves Ruehlig was elected to the Contra Costa County Board of Education. She was profiled in the Asian Journal as a prominent Filipino American.

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Pioneer rally falls short in loss to Sonoma State

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team fell to Sonoma State, 68-62, on Sunday at Pioneer Gym.

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East Bay comes up short in loss to Sonoma State

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team fell to Sonoma State, 60-56, on Sunday afternoon at Pioneer Gym.

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East Bay schools learn tools to reduce bullying

Contra Costa Times; Theresa Harrington; December 18, 2010

CSUEB and the Anti-Defamation League hosted an anti-bullying Youth Summit in Oakland that was attended by nearly 100 students from 11 Bay Area schools.

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Winter Game Notes - Week 5

The Cal State East Bay basketball teams are in action on Sunday when they meet Sonoma State in their final games before a 10-day break.

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Lodi Unified School District board hires new chief business officer

Lodi News-Sentinel; Jennifer Bonnett; December 17, 2010

Lodi Unified School District board has appointed CSUEB alumnus Tim Hern as their new chief business officer.

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Broadway performer comes home for degree, stars in winter musical

By Diane Daniel

For years, Carlos Lopez performed on Broadway – one of perhaps 300 working in that capacity at any given time, off-Broadway, in film and TV. Now, he’s back on campus, determined to finally obtain the theatre arts degree he’s lacking.

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Pioneers fall to UC San Diego, 69-55

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team fell to UC San Diego, 69-55, on Tuesday night.

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East Bay knocked off by UC San Diego

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team dropped a 61-37 decision to UC San Diego on Tuesday night in La Jolla.

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Arts events add sparkle to winter quarter

Sample a sparkling array of arts offerings during the winter quarter at CSUEB. Highlights include Dave Eshelman at a benefit concert at Yoshi's, a musical comedy, and museum and art exhibitions.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts students exhibit their works at University Art Gallery

The public is invited to a free opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 10 in the University Art Gallery. Show continues through Feb. 12.

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Pioneers take seventh at UNLV Invitational

The Cal State East Bay swimming team finished seventh at the UNLV Winter Invitational in Las Vegas last weekend.

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East Bay topped by Academy of Art at CCAA/Pac West Challenge

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team closed out the CCAA/Pac West Challenge with a 66-56 loss to Academy of Art in Arcata on Sunday.

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Best and Worst College Web Sites for Blind Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education; December 12, 2010

CSUEB recognized as the 17th best college Web site for blind students.

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Pioneers fall to Dominican in CCAA/Pac West Challenge opener

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team dropped its first game of the CCAA/Pac West Challenge to Dominican, 53-46, on Saturday in Arcata.

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French connection ready for Cal State East Bay men's basketball team

Oakland Tribune; Matt Schwab; December 11, 2010

Rodrigue Maza, a 6-foot-10 forward from Lyon, France, joins the CSUEB men's basketball team.

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Pioneers snap four-game losing streak with victory over Notre Dame de Namur

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team topped Notre Dame de Namur, 77-66, on Saturday night.

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Altus Taps Kyle McCane to Bolster Leadership Team and Drive Even Greater Revenue Growth for the Company

Marketwire press release; December 10, 2010

Altus Learning Systems appointed CSUEB alumnus Kyle McCane to the role of vice president of sales. He was previously the vice president of western sales for British Telecom.

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Bookhamer named to NSCAA All-Region Team

Valley News; December 10, 2010

CSUEB student Bryce Bookhamer earned a spot on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Performance Subaru Men’s Division II All-West Region Third Team.

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Winter Game Notes - Week 4

The Pioneer men's basketball team hosts Notre Dame de Namur, while the women travel to the CCAA/Pac West Challenge in Arcata and the swimming team heads to the UNLV Invitational.

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Theatre student, alumna invited to prestigious Prague Quadrenial

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity awaits alumna, student headed to principal international design exhibition.

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San Francisco Bay Area Insurance Agency Adviser Earns Certification as Family Business Specialist

MarketWire press release; December 8, 2010

MBA grad David Grodin has earned the Certified Family Business Specialist (CFBS) designation.

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A Tale of Two Cities

Water Efficiency Journal; Michael D Lee; November/December 2010

Associate Professor of Environmental Science Michael Lee wrote article comparing rainwater harvesting projects in Melbourne, Victoria and in Oakland, California.

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Cash to no longer be accepted for library-related fees

University Library fees and charges on CSUEB's Hayward Campus must be covered by BayCard, check or money order, effective Jan. 3.

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Pioneers add guard during early signing period

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team signed guard Tre' Mauldin out of Santiago High School during the early signing period.

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Cal State East Bay nursing students bring enthusiasm, skills and caring into educating seniors about hypertension

LIFE ElderCare; December 7, 2010

CSUEB nursing students are participating in a pilot program that helps local seniors learn about hypertension and the importance of monitoring their blood pressure.

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Willa Smith Davis Making a Differences for Students

The Prospector; Eva Dunham; December 6, 2010

CSUEB alumni Willa Smith goes above and beyond the call of duty for at-risk youth attending Yuba Community College.

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Bryant and Offord Named to COBRA Magazine All-Region Team

Cal State East Bay volleyball players Kitona Offord and Brianna Bryant were named to COBRA Magazine's All-West Region Teams this week.

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Bookhamer named to NSCAA All-Region Team

Cal State East Bay men's soccer goalkeeper Bryce Bookhamer was named to the NSCAA/Subaru Performance Men's Division II All-West Region Third Team this week.

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PSA gives creek a voice

Martinez News-Gazette; Greta Mart; December 5, 2010

CSUEB students and the Environmental Studies Academy in Martinez created a public service announcement (PSA) to foster concern and interest in the health of Alhambra Creek and local watersheds.

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Meet the Boss: Kim Kaselionis, CEO of Circle Bank

San Francisco Chronicle; Suzanne Herel; December 5, 2010

CSUEB alumna Kim Kaselionis was recently profiled by the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the CEO of Circle Bank which just posted its 45th consecutive profitable quarter.

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Cal State East Bay Drops 67-60 Decision to Cal State Monterey Bay

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team fell to Cal State Monterey Bay, 67-60, on Saturday night.

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Rocky second half dooms East Bay in 56-38 loss

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team dropped a 56-38 decision to Cal State Monterey Bay on Saturday night.

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Antioch forum touts importance of preparing students for careers

Contra Costa Times; Paul Burgarino; December 4, 2010

Carolyn Nelson, dean of education and allied studies, participated with business leaders from Chevron and Dow Chemical on an education forum panel in Antioch.

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East Bay falls to San Francisco State in CCAA opener

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team fell to San Francisco State, 46-38, in its CCAA opener on Friday night.

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Pioneers fall in CCAA opener at San Francisco State

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team dropped a 79-54 decision to San Francisco State in its CCAA opener on Friday night.

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Winter Game Notes - Week 3

The Cal State East Bay basketball teams open the CCAA season at San Francisco State and Cal State Monterey Bay this weekend.

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CSUEB alumnus named a top business leader

Irish America magazine; December 2, 2010

Irish America magazine named CSUEB alumnus James Hannan a "Top Business Leader" of 2010. Hannan is the president and CEO of Georgia Pacific.

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Anti-Defamation League, Cal State East Bay partner to prevent bullying, cyberbullying

Anti-Defamation League; December 2, 2010

Anti-Defamation League in partnership with California State University, East Bay led a workshop to empower students, teachers, parents and concerned community members to stop bullying both in school and online.

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Bay Area Climate Collaborative and East Bay Green Corridor Partner to Advance Solar Energy Initiative

Bay Area Climate Collaborative and East Bay Green Corridor (press release); December 1, 2010

The Bay Area Climate Collaborative and the East Bay Green Corridor announced a partnership to accelerate the clean energy economy in the San Francisco Bay Area. CSUEB has been a member of the Green Corridor since 2009.

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Does Saving Reduce GDP?

The Freeman; James C. W. Ahiakpor; December 2010

CSUEB Economics Professor James C. W. Ahiakpor submitted a response to Warren C. Gibson’s article, “GDP: Who Needs It?", which appeared in the May 2010 edition of the Freeman, published by the Foundation for Economic Education.

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STEM at Cal State East Bay: Our STEM education initiative takes shape

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

The conclusion of President Qayoumi's series of columns on the university's vision for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

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Middle East cultural exchange yields 'dance diplomacy'

By Monique Beeler

Assistant Professor Nina Haft and alumni explore the concept of borders in "Skin," a dance piece inspired by two research trips Haft led to the Middle East.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out about the top happenings, dates and deadlines at Cal State East Bay in December.

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Tough economy creating new East Bay entrepreneurs

Oakland Tribune; Angela De Claro; November 30, 2010

CSUEB alumna Jamila Wright relies upon "urban entrepreneurship" in tough economic times.

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Chernin joins Solairus board

General Aviation News; November 30, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Phil Chernin has joined the board of directors of Solairus Aviation.

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Free fitness center membership in December

By Monique Beeler

A trial membership in December for members of the CSUEB community provides a peek into offerings at the recently-completed 54,000-square-foot facility.

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Ukiah symphony holiday concert

The Willits News; November 29, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Bob Satterford and the Ukiah Symphony Orchestra present "Horns on Holiday" at Mendocino December 4th and 5th.

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Making Merry with the Arts

Almanac News.com; Rebecca Wallace; November 29, 2010

CSUEB Singers join the Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra for a free holiday concert

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See it live - CSUEB theater

San Jose Mercury News; Christine Menchaca; November 29, 2010

Teen reviewer says to "forget paying $15 for a 3-D movie" catch a CSUEB theater performance instead.

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Cal State East Bay falls to St. Martin's, 70-59

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team dropped its final game of the Lynda Goodrich Classic to St. Martins, 70-59, on Saturday night.

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Pioneers drop season opener to No. 24 Western Washington

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team dropped its season opener to No. 24 Western Washington, 68-39, on Friday night at the Lynda Goodrich Classic in Bellingham, Wash.

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How to "fall" into the HR field

San Francisco Examiner; Jennifer Farinha; November 26, 2010

The HR certification program from CSUEB is mentioned as an effective way to obtain necessary HR knowledge.

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Karole and Peter Lewis sing from La Traviata with Baroque Orchestra at the College of Saint Elizabeth

Morristown Green; Kevin Coughlin; November 25, 2010

CSUEB alumna Karole Lewis recently performed Verdi’s La Traviata at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ. She has performed leading operatic roles with Opera San Jose, Oakland Opera, West Bay Opera, Monterey Opera, Livermore Valley Opera and Santa Cruz Bay City Opera

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From foster care to caring professional

Mercury News.com; Joe Rodriguez; November 25 2010

The Renaissance Scholars program helps former foster-care youths like Amanda Madrid cover college costs.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis gives updates on basketball and volleyball and previews the 2011 Mascot Games.

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Winter Game Notes - Week 2

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team is the only Pioneer squad in action this week, traveling to Washington for the Lynda Goodrich Classic.

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Hayward grandmother adopts her grandson on Adoption Day

Oakland Tribune; Alan Lopez; November 24, 2010

Grandmother and CSUEB student Brenda Volasgis was profiled by the Oakland Tribune for adopting her 10-year-old grandchild on National Adoption Day.

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Spotlight: Leaders in Accounting

North Bay Business Journal; Jenna V. Loceff; November 22, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Kelley Bollinger '79 is profiled by the North Bay Business Journal as a leader in accounting.

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EXCEL, IMPACT programs win $3.5 million in grants

By Barry Zepel

Two student programs each receive grants from the U.S. Department of Education for the next five years to support disabled students and those from traditionally underserved populations.

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Pioneers fall in tri-meet with Fresno Pacific and Biola

The Cal State East Bay swimming team fell to Fresno Pacific and Biola in a tri-meet in Fresno on Saturday.

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Pioneers fall to Western Washington to cap Sodexo Tip-Off Classic

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team dropped its final game of the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic to Western Washington, 98-62, on Saturday afternoon in Seattle.

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Pacifica School District celebrates outstanding Elna Flynn volunteers

Pacifica Tribune; November 20, 2010

CSUEB alumna Doreen Cummins-Murphy was recognized as an outstanding "Elna Flynn" volunteer for Vallemar School in Pacifica, CA.

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Pioneers fall to Seattle Pacific at Sodexo Tip-Off Classic

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team fell to No. 10 Seattle Pacific, 102-62, on the first day of the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic in Seattle on Friday night.

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Spagle, Neely, Athwal and Massa honored by CCAA

Cal State East Bay head volleyball coach Jim Spagle was named CCAA Coach of the Year and Roxanne Neely, Jit Athwal and Lauren Massa were named to the all-conference teams on Nov. 18.

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Winter Game Notes - Week 1

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team travels to the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic in Seattle this weekend and the swimming team heads to Fresno to meet Fresno Pacific and Biola on Saturday.

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Six athletes confirm college plans

Tracy Press; Bob Brownne; November 18, 2010

West High School softball players Allison Noble and Andi Anderson have committed playing at California State University, East Bay.

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L8er G8er

The Northern Iowan, November 18, 2010

CSUEB Lecturer Alejo Enriquez is referenced in article on student text lingo.

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GROWCalifornia conference showcases Pleasanton, Tri-Valley to venture capitalists, business leaders

Pleasanton Weekly; Jeb Bing; November 18, 2010

CSUEB participated in the GROWCalifornia conference which showcased the advantages of relocating or starting up a business in the Tri-Valley.

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SDRC becomes Accessibility Services

The name change reflects the department's broadened mission, as new interim director is named.

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Campus Updates: Fall 2010

The Hayward campus hosts a weekly open air market and opens the new Rec and Wellness Center with free trial memberships to the university community; a grant paves the way for an online master's in health care administration.

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Calif Upholds In-State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants

National Public Radio (NPR); Richard Gonzales; November 17, 2010

NPR used a photo of CSUEB students entering the presentation room in the Valley Business and Technology Center (VBT) building to accompany this story.

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Viewpoint: The city state - an alternative democracy

Philippine Daily Inquirer; Efren N. Padilla; November 17, 2010

CSUEB Sociology Professor Efren Padilla wrote an editorial on democracy for the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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Stephen Gutierrez Wins the 2010 Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition

Arroyo Literary Review; Steve Wiley; November 17, 2010

Cal State East Bay professor Stephen D. Gutierrez is a winner of the 2010 Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition in the One-Act category.

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CSUEB ranks high among CSUs in graduate salaries

By Barry Zepel

The San Jose Mercury News reports on a national study showing that CSUEB graduates earn among the highest beginning salaries by average, and get a high return for their annual tuition.

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People in the News

Bay Area News Group; November 17, 2010

Jonathan J. Zimmermann '09 graduated from nine weeks of basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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Pioneers open season with overtime victory over Academy of Art

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team opened the 2010-11 campaign with a 68-65 overtime win over Academy of Art on Tuesday night.

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Upcoming Events - Arts and Alumni

Catch the last performances of CSUEB's modern retelling of 'Antigone' and mark your calendars for December's holiday productions.

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Coronado Neighborhood Council Awards Scholarships

The Oakland Post Online; Post Staff; November 16, 2010

CSUEB student Tamika A. Kelly received a $3,000 scholarship from Chevron.

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Pioneer basketball teams look to move up CCAA standings

By Barry Zepel

Cal State East Bay's women's and men's basketball teams are looking to improve during their second seasons competing on the NCAA Division II level and in the highly regarded California Collegiate Athletic Association.

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2010-11 Cal State East Bay Men's Basketball Preview

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team kicks off the 2010-11 regular season on Tuesday night at Pioneer Gym.

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Faculty experts, accolades and encounters

Squid, baseball and international recognition; selections from the Inside CSUEB News Blog.

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Profile: Diane Urban, San Jose Police Department's highest ranking woman

San Jose Mercury News; Sean Webby; November 15, 2010

Feature article on CSUEB alumna Diane Urban. She was first female member of the San Jose Police department's SWAT team and has led the department's special operations team. Urban is now a possible candidate for the police chief position.

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Deadline extended for applications for CSUEB's 2011 spring quarter

By Barry Zepel

CSUEB is accepting applications for the spring 2011 academic quarter from students looking to resume their college educations at a four-year university.

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FBI recruiting intelligence analysts Nov. 18

Representatives will meet with students on the Hayward Campus Nov. 18 from 1 to 6 p.m.

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Dublin High Class of '80 Alumni Bill Fulton in Running for a Grammy

OneDublin.Org; November 14, 2010

CSUEB music grad Bill Fulton is nominated for a Grammy in Category 9 – Best Pop Instrumental Performance.

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Pioneers conclude season with sweep of Cal Poly Pomona

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team avenged an earlier loss and topped Cal Poly Pomona, 3-0, on Saturday night in Pomona.

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Pioneers find success at Bay Area Invitational

The Cal State East Bay swimming team had a successful weekend at the Bay Area Invitational in Oakland.

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No. 6 Cal State San Bernardino avenges earlier loss with sweep of Pioneers

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team fell to No. 6 Cal State San Bernardino, 3-0, on Friday night.

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Number of vets served by Cal State East Bay doubles

ABC 7 (KGO-TV); David Louie; Nov. 11, 2010

ABC 7 (KGO-TV) news report features veterans resuming education at California State University, East Bay, where the vet student population has doubled in recent years.

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Pioneers fall in final tune-up at Holy Names

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team dropped a 65-59 decision in exhibition action at Holy Names on Wednesday night.

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Folsom names interim police chief

Sacramento Bee; Cathy Locke; November 10, 2010

CSUEB grad Randy Ulibarri, a 30-year-veteran of the Union City Police Department, has been named interim police chief for Folsom, CA.

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Opinion: The other Bay Area champs--women's pro soccer FC Gold Pride --can't be allowed to fold

San Jose Mercury News; Ilisa Kessler; November 10, 2010

Ilisa Kessler, general manager of FC Gold Pride who play at CSUEB Pioneer Stadium, wrote an opinion piece reminding the Bay Area that the FC Gold Pride recently won the 2010 Women's Professional Soccer championship.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 11

Pioneer volleyball finishes its season this weekend, while women's basketball continues the preseason and swimming heads to its first invitational of the year.

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Teacher Spotlight: Sharon Calonico

Hercules High School ArkeNews; Terilyn Chen; November 9, 2010

CSUEB alumna Sharon Lyons Calonico teaches three middle school and two high school orchestras at Hercules High School and Hercules Middle School. She has also been a member of the Oakland East Bay Symphony for 30 years.

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Pioneer aquatics teams raise $1,400 for Make-A-Wish

The Cal State East Bay swimming and water polo teams raise the funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation at their Swim for Wishes event.

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Cal State East Bay falls in exhibition opener at Pacific

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team fell to Pacific, 67-44, in its season-opening exhibition in Stockton on Sunday.

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Pioneers drop final exhibition at Cal Poly, 70-63

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team fell to Cal Poly, 70-63, in its final exhibition of the 2010-11 campaign on Saturday in San Luis Obispo.

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Pioneers bounce back with win over Cal State Dominguez Hills

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team topped Cal State Dominguez Hills, 3-1, on Saturday night in Carson.

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Pioneers drop three-set match at Cal State LA

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team fell to Cal State LA, 3-0, at the Eagles Nest on Friday night.

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Pioneer softball honored for academic achievements

The Cal State East Bay softball team was named a 2009-10 Girls Got Game/NFCA Division II All-Academic Team and saw eight players collect Scholar Athlete honors from the organization.

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'Scroogie' gives spirited twist to classic holiday tale

Loaded with singing and dancing, this bright holiday tale uses pop images to remind us of the true meaning of the season.

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Pioneers fall in exhibition opener at Cal State Bakersfield

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team fell to Cal State Bakersfield, 83-71, in an exhibition game on Thursday.

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Calif. leads domestic market for FuelCell Energy of Danbury

Conneticut Post; Michael C. Juliano; November 4, 2010

Danbury, CT-based FuelCell Energy, Inc. manufactured and sold a DCF1500 unit to Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for installation at California State University, East Bay.

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Letter to Self - Listen With an Open Mind

BetterGrads.org; Ron Nicola; November 3, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Ron Nicola wrote a letter to himself as a high school student as part of the BetterGrads special series: “Write a Let­ter to Your High School Self.”

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Katy Stephan goes small: local cabaret singer recasts herself by writing a song a week

East Bay Express;Rachel Swan; November 3, 2010

CSUEB alumna Katy Stephan has a twice-weekly gig at Martuni's, a well-known cabaret club in San Francisco's theater district. Her debut album, Saints of the Lost Cause Saloon, features reed organ, baritone horn, and bowed glockenspiel, and most of the songs recall 19th-century opera.

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Fremont voters pass school tax, appear to re-elect incumbent council members

Oakland Tribune; Matthew Artz; November 3, 2010

Jan Giovannini-Hill, financial analyst for CSUEB, won her seat on the Ohlone College's board of trustees.

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CSUEB community takes advantage of transportation alternatives

By Elias Barboza

By taking a break from the car and using other transportation options, it can mean plenty of money saved and a cleaner environment for students and staff at Cal State East Bay.

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Pioneers cap season with shutout win

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team closed out the season with a 3-0 victory over Bethesda Christian on Tuesday.

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Pioneers take sixth in fall finale

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team finished sixth in a field of 12 teams at the Dennis Rose Invitational in Waikaloa, Hawai'i on Nov. 2.

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Cal State East Bay takes third at Dennis Rose Invitational

The Cal State East Bay women's golf team finished third at the Dennis Rose Invitational on Nov. 2, closing out the 2010 fall campaign.

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Pelosi Fall Will Hit Bay Area Hard

Bay Citizen; Aaron Glantz; November 2, 2010

Political Science Lecturer Larry Bensky explains what Nancy Pelosi's loss as speaker of the house could mean to the Bay Area.

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Experts: Giants' World Series success could boost chances for A's move to San Jose

Mercury News, Tracy Seipel, November 2, 2010

Paul Staudohar, professor emeritus of business administration at Cal State East Bay, said the Giants' success could pressure the A's to rise up to the occasion.

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Seeking Board Perfection

Quadre; Daniel Wood; November 2, 2010

Program Director Amy Kweskin of CSUEB's Arts Management Career Development online certificate program reviews the goals and objectives of a board of directors.

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CSUEB women's volleyball returns to its winning ways in 2010

By Barry Zepel

It has taken Coach Jim Spagle and his team just one year to make the adjustment up to NCAA Division II from perennial success on the Division III level.

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FC Gold Pride on verge of folding

San Jose Mercury News; Elliott Almond; November 1, 2010

FC Gold Pride -who plays at CSUEB Pioneer Stadium- is on the verge of folding just five weeks after winning the Women's Professional Soccer championship.

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Roxanne Neely named Molten/CCAA Player of the Week

Cal State East Bay volleyball player Roxanne Neely earned Molten/CCAA Player of the Week honors on Monday after helping the Pioneers to a 2-1 record last week.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (ADR) Neutrals

CA Public Utilities Commission; November 1, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Thomas Pulsifer is an Administrative Law Judge at the California Public Utilities Commission. He earned his MBA at CSUEB.

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Research and Recognition

In a new feature for The View, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs shares a sampling of current and upcoming research projects from Cal State East Bay’s faculty and centers.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out about the top happenings, dates and deadlines at Cal State East Bay in November.

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STEM at Cal State East Bay: A conversation with Provost James Houpis

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Seventh in a series; the president's conversation with the university's provost and vice president of academic affairs about what it means to be a STEM-centered university.

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The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team dropped its final game of the season on Sunday, falling to No. 9 UC San Diego, 2-0 in La Jolla.

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Pioneers knocked off by UC San Diego, 6-0

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team dropped its CCAA finale to UC San Diego, 6-0, on Sunday afternoon in La Jolla.

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Election 2010: State appellate justices on ballot

Sacramento Bee; Denny Walsh; October 31, 2010

CSUEB alumnus George Nicholson is a current justice on the 3rd District Court of Appeal seeking voter approval for another 12-year term.

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Pioneers defeat Cal State Stanislaus, 3-1, on Senior Night

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team bid farewell to eight seniors and topped Cal State Stanislaus, 3-1, on Saturday night at Pioneer Gym.

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Cal State East Bay edged by No. 9 UCSD, 1-0

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to No. 9 UCSD in its final home game of 2010 on Friday afternoon at Pioneer Stadium.

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Pioneers nicked by UC San Diego, 2-0

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to UC San Diego, 2-0, in its final conference home game of the 2010 campaign on Friday night.

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Pioneers withstand Chico State rally to win in five sets

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team won a five-set match with Chico State on Friday night at Pioneer Gym.

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If Mexico Falls

Front Page Magazine; Jamie Glazov; October 29, 2010

CSUEB Professor Emeritus Glynn Custred is interviewed about what is happening in Mexico today and the consequences on the United States.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis gives a preview of the 2010-11 basketball season and updates on the volleyball team's success.

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University planning to vacate Warren Hall

During winter quarter, the university plans to relocate employees from Warren Hall.

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UC San Diego snaps Pioneers' winning streak with 3-1 victory

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team fell to UC San Diego in four sets on Wednesday night, snapping its five-match winning streak.

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How to apply for grad school at "Pathway to Graduate School' Nov. 8

Cal State East Bay hosts this program from 6 to 8:20 p.m. in the New University Union to help candidates pave their way to a graduate degree.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 9

The Cal State East Bay fall sports seasons are winding down, as men's and women's soccer and volleyball all play their final home games of the season this week.

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CSUEB Theatre-Dance department, African-American Shakespeare company team up for 'Xtigone'

By Diane Daniel

Theatre-Dance show opens year with modern Greek tragedy reset in today's urban streets of Chicago.

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Legislative analyst urges greater use of online courses

Times Herald; October 26, 2010

Susan Opp, associate vice president for academic programs and graduate studies is interviewed for article on more online course. CSUEB has one of the state's most extensive online university catalogs.

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Pioneers ranked 22nd in latest AVCA poll

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team moved up one spot to No. 22 in the latest AVCA Division II poll on Monday.

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Second-half goals hand Cal State East Bay 4-1 loss

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team fell to Cal Poly Pomona, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon in Pomona.

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Pioneers shut out by Cal Poly Pomona

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team dropped a 7-0 decision to Cal Poly Pomona on Sunday afternoon.

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Pioneers come from behind to defeat SFSU in five sets

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team came back from down two sets to defeat San Francisco State, 3-2, on Saturday night at Pioneer Gym.

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Pioneers defeat Mills College in dual meet

The Cal State East Bay swimming team posted a 102-64 victory over Mills College in its home opener on Saturday afternoon.

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Pioneers finish sixth at CCAA Preview Meet

The Cal State East Bay women's cross country team finished sixth in a field of seven teams at the CCAA Preview Meet in Whittier on Saturday.

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Cal State East Bay takes third at CCAA Preview Meet

The Cal State East Bay men's cross country team finished third at the CCAA Preview Meet in Whittier on Saturday.

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Part 2: Interview with Oakland author Rubén Lizardo: Pathways out of Poverty

Examiner.com; Melanie Graysmith; October 23,2010

The newly released "Pathways out of Poverty for Vulnerable Californians" by Oakland based PolicyLink highlights CSUEB's partnership with with PG&E's on the PowerPathway Program, which is successfully preparing vulnerable Californians for careers as electrical line workers.

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Pioneers take over second place with sweep of Monterey Bay

The 23rd-ranked Cal State East Bay volleyball team topped Cal State Monterey Bay, 3-0, on Friday night at Pioneer Gym.

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Pioneers edged by No. 6 San Bernardino

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to No. 6 Cal State San Bernardino, 1-0, on Friday.

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Cal State East Bay Falls to San Bernardino, 5-2

The Cal State East Bay women' soccer team dropped a 5-2 decision to Cal State San Bernardino on Friday afternoon.

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CSUEB nursing program revises interpretation of retakes

Collegetocareer.com; Nohel; October 22, 2010

The nursing department at CSUEB is currently revising how they evaluate pre-requisite retakes for their pre-licensure nursing program, especially related to chemistry and microbiology courses.

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First-ever photo show attracts work from throughout Bay Area

Student photography exhibition draws work from 14 Northern California campuses. Everyone is welcome at Nov. 2 opening reception.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 8

Pioneer volleyball returns home to kick off a five-match homestand and swimming opens the home campaign, while men's and women's soccer and cross country head to Southern California this week.

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CSUEB hosts annual Veterans Welcome Reception Nov. 10

By Barry Zepel

Veterans as well as the entire campus community are invited to attend afternoon event in the New University Union on the Hayward Campus.

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A celebration of cellos will honor former Pleasanton cellist Larry Granger

Mercury News; Rebecca F. Johnson; October 20, 2010

Memorial cello concert was held for former CSUEB Professor and alumnus Lawrence Granger. He taught cello at CSUEB for 20 years.

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Library Corner

Contra Costa Times; Concord Transcript; October 20,2010

CSUEB professor Manuel Gonzales discusses Mexican Immigration: Past and Present at Clayton Library, Story Time program

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Volunteers to make difference in East Bay

Contra Costa Times; Matthew Artz; October 20, 2010

CSUEB students participate in "Make a Difference Day."

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English professor's one-act play takes New York award

By Diane Daniel

"Game Day," a one-act play by English Professor Stephen Gutierrez, has taken a new play competition award and will make its stage premier in March.

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Inside Tips for College Admissions: A parent and student 101 to landing a spot in next year's freshman class

NBC Bay Area; Vicky Nguyen; October 20, 2010

CSUEB admissions leaders provide advice to parents and students that you won't read on the school's Web site.

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Alameda County water board candidates float issues of water supply, rate increases

Oakland Tribute; Kimberly Chua; October 20,2010

CSUEB alumni Frank Price Jr campaigns for a seat on the Alameda County Water District board

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Return challenger in Hayward park district race

Contra Costa Times; Eric Kurhi; October 19,2010

CSUEB alumnus Paul Hodges, Jr. faces return challenger in Hayward Park District race

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They're Not Worth It: The Afghan Barbarian Myth

The Propagandist; Lauryn Oates; October 19, 2010

CSUEB President Mo Qayoumi's photo essay in "Foreign Policy" is referenced in article on popular myths about Afghanistan.

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Meet the School Board Candidates: Rebecca Olivera

San Lorenzo Patch; Sonja Sharp; October 19, 2010

CSUEB University Advancement Office Manager Rebecca Olivera is running for school board in San Lorenzo.

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Chevron launches campaign addressing criticisms

ABC 7 News (KGO-TV); Laura Anthony; Oct. 18, 2010

Reporter Laura Anthony interviewed Chong “Joanna” Lee, chair of Cal State East Bay marketing department for her take on Chevron's new advertising campaign.

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Cease-and-Desist Order Against Website Selling Class Notes Raises IP Questions

American Bar Association Journal; Sarah Randag; October 18, 2010

CSUEB is mentioned in article about CSU ban against NoteUtopia.com.

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Sharon Presley on "Standing Up to Experts and Authorities: How to Avoid Being Intimidated, Manipulated, and Abused"

Karl Hess Club; October 18, 2010

CSUEB Psychology lecturer Sharon Presley will speak at the Karl Hess Club about her latest book, "Standing Up to Experts and Authorities: How to Avoid Being Intimidated, Manipulated and Abused."

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Pioneers give up two late goals in 3-1 loss to No. 14 Chico State

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team allowed two late goals, falling to Chico State, 3-1, on Sunday at Pioneer Stadium.

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Cal State East Bay secures scoreless draw with Chico State

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team completed an undefeated weekend on Sunday after playing to a 0-0 draw with Chico State at Pioneer Stadium.

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Pioneers win five-set thriller over Sonoma State

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team posted a 3-2 victory over Sonoma State on Saturday night in Rohnert Park.

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Pioneers finish sixth at Bronco Invitational

The Cal State East Bay men's cross country team finished sixth among a field of 13 teams at the Bronco Invitational, hosted by Santa Clara on Saturday.

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Pioneers take third at Bronco Invitational

The Cal State East Bay women's cross country team posted a third-place showing at the Bronco Invitational in Sunnyvale on Saturday.

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Pioneers handed last-second loss to Cal State Stanislaus

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to Cal State Stanislaus on a goal in the 110th minute on Friday night at Pioneer Stadium.

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Cal State East Bay opens second half with four-set victory over Humboldt State

The 23rd-ranked Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team recorded a 3-1 victory over Humboldt State on the road on Friday night.

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Falk's golden goal gives Pioneers overtime victory

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team got an overtime game winner from Shianna Falk to top North Division leader Cal State Stanislaus, 3-2, on Friday afternoon.

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Voter's Guide: Six vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council

The Almanac; Sandy Brundage; October 15, 2010

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline is running for a second term. He earned his BA in Journalism from CSUEB.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 7

Pioneer soccer returns home for their Kick for a Cure event, while volleyball hits the road to kick off the second half of the CCAA season and cross country heads to the Bronco Invitational in Santa Clara.

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Jamie Susslin a natural as host of 'Ultimate Sportsman'

Sacramento Bee; Holly A. Heyser; October 14, 2010

CSUEB alumni Jamie Susslin hosts "The Ultimate Sportsman."

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Leader of the band

Unleashed Online; Tendra Kay Spencer; October 14, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Jeff Chang released a jazz album in 2009, "It's Not What You Think," and has taught music for the past four years at White Swan High School in Yakima. He earned a BA in Art from CSUEB.

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Career event for students interested in local government

Students interested in a career in local government should consider attending the 'University Day' event sponsored by the International City/County Management Association and the city of San Jose Oct. 18.

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Antioch honors another group of sports legends

Contra Costa Times; Mitch Stephens; October 13,2010

CSUEB alumni Shane Felix is one of 14 individuals being inducted into The Antioch Legends Class of 2010.

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Alden E.C. Bigelow will present selections from his new novel

Cville Words blog; Elizabeth McCullough; October 13, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Alden Bigelow read excerpts from his new novel,"Norton's Lament", at the New Dominion Bookshop in Virgina.

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Budget Cuts Overshadow Alameda Schools Race

East Bay Express; Michele Ellson; October 13, 2010

School board candidate Marjorie Sherratt would like to see Alameda Unified develop stronger partnerships with California State University, East Bay and community colleges.

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Research will help kids be active

North Bay Nuggett; October 13, 2010

CSUEB Kinesiology Lecturer Jenny O will serve as a co-investigator for a new research project using mental imagery to help all children develop their physical skills and confidence in their abilities.

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Ohlone candidates have mostly praise for school; Three candidates are vying for two seats

Oakland Tribune; Matthew Artz; October 13, 2010

Jan Giovannini-Hill, financial analyst for CSUEB, is running for Ohlone College board of trustees.

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Book Signing for Phillip Hofstetter photographer, Murphys native

Calaveras News; Kim Hamilton; October 13, 2010

CSUEB Art Professor Phillip Hofstetter signed copies of his new book, "Maya Yucatan - An Artist's Journey," in his hometown of Murphys, CA.

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CSUEB's business college recognized as 'one of best' for fifth straight year

By Barry Zepel

The Princeton Review has selected Cal State East Bay for inclusion in the 2011 edition of its book, "Best 300 Business Schools."

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Goodell encouraging 49ers/Raiders joint stadium

ABC 7 (KGO-TV); Karina Rusk; Oct. 11, 2010

Paul Staudohar, professor emeritus of business for Cal State East Bay, is interviewed by ABC7 reporter Karina Rusk regarding possible new stadium for both the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.

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Hayward considers ban on plastic foam food containers

Oakland Tribune; Eric Kurhi; October 11, 2010

CSUEB will be exempt from the possible Styrofoam food container ban being considered by the Hayward City Council.

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Spotlight on The Gateway Partnership

Strive Education blog (Cincinnati, OH); October 11, 2010

Education blog in Cincinnati, OH mentions CSUEB's recent Gateways Partnership grant.

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Tips for tips: Small Steps Lead to Higher Tips and Increased Check Averages

Nightclub & Bar magazine; Amanda Baltazar; October 11, 2010

Associate Professor of Management Daniel Martin suggests that servers use simple interpersonal influence to create a positive experience for their guest, which in turn may result in a bigger gratuity.

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CSUEB library hosts exhibit on mystic, philosopher Manly Palmer Hall

The author of more than 200 books is featured by a collection of nearly all of his works from when he was prominent on West Coast between 1930 and 1970.

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Second-half goals spell defeat for Pioneers

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to Cal State Dominguez Hills, 3-0, on Sunday afternoon in Carson.

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Rocky second half dooms Pioneers in 3-1 loss to Toros

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team fell to Cal State Dominguez Hills, 3-1, on Sunday after giving up two second-half goals to the Toros in Carson.

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No. 25 Pioneers stun No. 4 San Bernardino in five sets

The 25th-ranked Cal State East Bay volleyball team upset No. 4 Cal State San Bernardino in five sets on Saturday night at Pioneer Gym.

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CSUEB women's golf places fifth at St. Martin's

Newberg Graphic; Seth Gordon; October 9, 2010

CSUEB women's golf placed fifth at the St. Martin's Invitational at the Olympia Country Club.

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Pioneers clipped by Cal State LA, 3-0

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team fell to Cal State LA, 3-0, on Friday night at Jesse Owens Stadium.

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Pioneers suffer first home defeat of the season to Cal Poly Pomona

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team dropped its first home match of the season to Cal Poly Pomona, 3-1, on Friday night at Pioneer Gym.

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Cal State East Bay topped by Cal State LA, 4-0

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to Cal State LA, 4-0, on Friday afternoon at Jesse Owens Stadium in Los Angeles.

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Cal State East Bay Falls to UC Santa Cruz and San Jose State

The Cal State East Bay women's swimming team opened the 2010-11 campaign with a tri-meet loss to UC Santa Cruz and San Jose State on Friday.

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Governor race: Jerry Brown's lessons from Oakland

MSNBC (The Orange County Register); Martin Wisckol; October 8, 2010

CSUEB Political Science Professor Kim Geron explains Gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown's time in Oakland.

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Students Gather To Protest University Tuition Hikes, Layoffs

KTVU (Channel 2); October 7, 2010

CSUEB and Professor Kim Geron are included in article on a student protest rally against tuition hikes.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 6

Pioneer volleyball plays at home this weekend, while men's and women's soccer head to Southern California and women's swimming kicks off the season in Santa Cruz.

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CSUEB awarded grants for foster care conference, online master's in health care admin

Cal State East Bay receives two grants that will help it provide programs that reach out to the community to provide services and education.

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2010-11 Pioneer Swimming Preview

The Cal State East Bay women's swimming team will kick off the 2010-11 campaign on Friday with a meet at UC Santa Cruz against San Jose State and the host Banana Slugs.

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Independent thinkers featured in fall Cal State East Bay Magazine

By Monique Beeler

In the fall edition of Cal State East Bay Magazine, read about CSUEB independent thinkers including faculty members studying surfing culture, gravity and Google; the outstanding alumni of the year; and the students behind the university's academic journals.

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Berkeley Rep Hosts Chats with GREAT GAME Director

Broadway World News Desk; October 6, 2010

CSUEB President Mohammad Qayoumi interviews Great Game director Indhu Rubasingham at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

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Images of old Afghanistan depict better times

ABC 7 (KGO-TV) News; Cheryl Jennings; Oct. 6, 2010

ABC 7 (KGO-TV San Francisco) news anchor Cheryl Jennings interviews Cal State East Bay President Mo Qayoumi about his memories of growing up in an Afghanistan that was much different than the country currently reflected in the news.

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Pioneers take fifth at St. Martin's Invitational

The Cal State East Bay women's golf team finished fifth at the St. Martin's Invitational in Olympia, Wash.

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Cal State East Bay takes 11th at Grand Canyon Invitational

The Pioneer men's golf team finished 11th in a field of 18 at the Grand Canyon Invitational on Oct. 5.

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Penalties doom Pioneers in 4-0 loss to NDNU

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Notre Dame de Namur in nonconference action on Tuesday night at Pioneer Stadium.

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Poet Chad Sweeney opens Writers Series with new collection

By Diane Daniel

Critically praised poet Chad Sweeney returns to the Bay Area to read from his published works at CSUEB.

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Ramal Izza Teacha (circa 1994 when I was 15)

Journal of Pan African Studies Poetry Issue; Ramal Lamar; October 5, 2010

A poem, "Ramal Izza Teacha," written by CSUEB graduate Ramal Lamar appears in Review #7 of the Journal of Pan African Studies. He teaches math and philosophy at the Marvin X Academy in Oakland, CA.

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Report finds lack of APIs on foundation boards

Asian Journal; Momar G. Visaya; October 5, 2010

CSUEB alumna Tessie Guillermo is President and CEO of ZeroDivide. She is also one of only two API directors serving as board chair (The California Endowment).

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GOP lawmaker challenges incumbent for state treasurer

The Bakersfield Californian; Greg Risling; October 4, 2010

CSUEB alumni Bill Lockyer is running for California State Treasurer.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis recaps Welcome Back Weekend and looks ahead at October's prospects for Pioneer Athletics.

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Free, first Tuesday jazz master classes resume Nov. 2

Learn from the pros at new, monthly jazz master class at the Hayward campus.

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STEM at Cal State East Bay: A conversation with Dean Kathleen Rountree of CLASS

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Sixth in a series: The president talks with Kathleen Rountree, the new interim dean of the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences about the role of STEM education at CSUEB's largest college.

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National media campaign to promote well-being of black boys comes to Oakland

Oakland Tribune; Katy Murphy; October 4, 2010

Oakland parents, students, teachers, and scholars, including Cal State East Bay President Mo Qayoumi, attended the community discussion of "Beyond the Bricks."

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Prolific Professor

Rhodes College Dean's Blog; October 4, 2010

Art Carden, assistant professor of economics and business visits CSUEB Smith Center November 10.

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Conference to focus on African American, Latino male education

By Barry Zepel

The growing numbers of African American and Latino males who drop out of high school and do not attend college is the focus of a one-day conference Nov. 13 on the Hayward Campus of Cal State East Bay.

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Pioneers secure undefeated weekend with 3-2 overtime victory over Cal State San Bernardino

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team played its second straight double overtime game, finishing the weekend undefeated after toppling Cal State San Bernardino, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Pioneer Stadium.

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Cal State East Bay falls to No. 16 Cal State San Bernardino

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team allowed two second-half goals in a 3-1 loss to 16th-ranked Cal State San Bernardino on Sunday at Pioneer Stadium.

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Pioneers maintain perfect home record with upset of #23 Cal State LA

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team recorded a three-game sweep of No. 23 Cal State LA to improve to 5-0 at home and 10-3 overall this season.

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Pioneers hold Cal Poly Pomona to 1-1 draw

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team played 110 minutes with Cal Poly Pomona, holding on to post a 1-1 draw with the Broncos on Friday night at Pioneer Stadium.

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Cal State East Bay plays to scoreless draw with Cal Poly Pomona

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team kept Cal Poly Pomona scoreless through 110 minutes of play in a 0-0 draw with the Broncos on Friday afternoon at Pioneer Stadium.

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Pioneers return home to defeat Cal State Dominguez Hills in four sets

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team played its first home match since Sept. 11, downing Cal State Dominguez Hills, 3-1, on Friday night at Pioneer Gym.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out about the top happenings, dates and deadlines at Cal State East Bay in October.

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CSUEB alumnus selected for Cal Executive Fellowship

By Elias Barboza

Kourtney Bell, recent graduate of Cal State East Bay, begins fellowship in the state government Oct. 25.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 5

Preview of this week's Pioneer Athletics action: volleyball and soccer return home, cross country heads to Oregon, men's golf travels to Arizona and women's golf plays in Washington.

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Pioneer volleyball set to host Dig Pink event

The Cal State East Bay Athletics Department and the women's volleyball team will host its second annual Dig Pink night to raise breast cancer awareness and funds for research on Oct. 8 at Pioneer Gym.

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Law eases transfers to CSUs: Students guaranteed spot after junior college work

The Monterey County Herald; Matt Krupnick; Sept. 30, 2010

A new law will guarantee a spot at a California State University campus for students who complete their lower-division work at a community college.

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Education Featured Article: California State University, East Bay Receives a Five-Year Grant from NSF

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMCnet); Deepika Mala; September 30, 2010

CSUEB received a five-year grant of $ 11.96 million, from the Math and Science Partnership Program at the National Science Foundation.

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Pioneer Athletics welcomes back students with seven home events

The Cal State East Bay Athletics Department is welcoming back students and fans with the opportunity to win prizes at every event they attend this weekend.

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NoteUtopia website perfect for students, founder says

The State Hornet; Laila Barakat; September 29, 2010

Founder of NoteUtopia, Ryan Stevens,visits CSUEB.

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For WPS Players, Community Involvement is a Part of the Game

Los Angeles Galaxy; Jo-Ryan Salazar; September 29,2010

CSUEB hosted WPS Championship at Pioneer Stadium,and their Citi Soccer Kids program that enables groups of young boys and girls to attend WPS games across the country over the course of the season.

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Nina Haft & Company

Blogspot.com; Claudia Borgna; Sept. 29, 2010

CSUEB Assistant Professor Nina Haft creates performances that cultivate new experiences of space and place

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Andrea Zulberti Appointed to the SYNNEX Board of Directors

MarketWatch press release; September 29, 2010

CSUEB alumni Andrea M. Zulberti, has been elected to SYNNEX Corporation Company's Board of Directors

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City Council candidates want to fix budget, preserve city's strengths

Rossmoor;Wilma Murray;September 29,2010

CSUEB alumni Justin Wedel campaigns for a seat on Walnut Creek's City Council

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Deadline extended to Oct. 31 for some winter, spring quarter applicants

Thanks to an injection of federal funding, Cal State East Bay is accepting applications for 2011 winter and spring quarters from upper division transfer and graduate applicants.

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Cal State East Bay finishes 15th at Grand Canyon Invitational

The Cal State East Bay women's golf team took 15th in a field of 18 teams at the Grand Canyon Invitational in Goodyear, Ariz., on Tuesday.

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Pioneers finish eighth at Western Washington Invitational

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team finished eighth out of 15 teams at the Western Washington Invitational in Bellingham, Wash., on Tuesday.

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Middle School Stem Gets $12 million NSF Grant

The Journal; David Nagel; September 28,2010

CSUEB is one of 11 locations awarded a $12 million dollar grant for STEM education.

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PSA aims to give Alhambra Creek a voice

Martinez News-Gazette; Greta Mart; September 28,2010

CSUEB helps the New Leaf Program in creating PSA

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Health district embroiled in controversy

Contra Costa Times; Sandy Kleffman; September 27, 2010

Chairwoman of the Mt. Diablo Health Care District Grace Ellis cites nursing scholarships provided to Cal State East Bay students as one of her district's accomplishments.

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NSF awards nearly $12 million to CSUEB's middle school science education partnership

By Sarah Stanek

The five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to CSUEB and the Alameda County Office of Education will fund programs to improve science education in regional middle schools.

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Running for office? Grab your wallet

Contra Costa Times; Robert Jordan; September 27, 2010

Kim Geron, associate professor of political science, is included in article on the high cost of running for local office.

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NSF Awards Nearly $12 Million to Middle School Science Education Partnership

Enhanced Online News Press Release; September 27, 2010

5-Year Grant from the National Science Foundation to CSUEB and Alameda County Office of Education Will Fund Programs to Improve Science Education in Regional Middle Schools.

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FC Gold Pride wins WPS title by routing Philadelphia

Sports Illustrated; September 27, 2010

FC Gold Pride won the Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) title at Cal State East Bay Pioneer Stadium.

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John Alan Zolck Receives Professional Networking Community's Highest Honor

24-7 Press Release; Cambridge Who's Who; September 27, 2010

John Alan Zolck, CSUEB grad and Business Process Excellence Manager for Novellus Systems, Inc., has been named Cambridge Who's Who Professional of the Year in Manufacturing Project Management.

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Laborfest looks at Oklahoma’s forgotten history

Voices of Oklahoma; Casey Holcomb; September 27, 2010

CSUEB Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Professor Emerita of Ethnic Studies talked about the history of socialism at Laborfest.

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California State Universities Move to Google Apps

Convergemag.com;Tanya Roscorla;September 27,2010

CSUEB pioneers the Google Apps trend

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Student Teacher Learns Educational Ropes at Logan

The James Logan Courier;Ryan Lam;September 27,2010

CSUEB's Bellamy Liu learns the educational ropes as a student teacher at James Logan High School.

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Five vie for three sanitary district seats

Oakland Tribune; Chris Metinko; September 27, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Larry Johnson is running for a seat on the Oro Loma Sanitary District board.

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Pioneers and Otters play to 2-2 draw

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team played to a 2-2 draw with Cal State Monterey Bay in Seaside on Sunday.

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Cal State East Bay edged by Otters, 2-1

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team fell to Cal State Monterey Bay, 2-1, on a late goal on Sunday afternoon in Seaside.

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AdWeek Q&A: Actor Jamison Reeves

Ad Week; Barbara Lippert; September 26, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Jamison Reeves talks to AdWeek about his successful career acting in commercials. You've probably seen him -- he's having a beer on the roof with his buds in a Bud Light spot; he's grilling in the backyard in winter with his buds in a Honda spot.

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Pioneers snap three-match losing streak with win over Chico State

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team ended a three-match skid with a 3-1 victory over Chico State on Saturday night.

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Pioneers finish third at Westmont Invitational

The Cal State East Bay men's cross country team took third out of four teams at the Westmont Invitational in Santa Barbara on Saturday.

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Cal State East Bay posts second runner-up finish of the season at Westmont Invitational

The Cal State East Bay women's cross country team put in another strong performance, taking second in a six-team field at the Westmont Invitational on Saturday.

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The Book on Parenting

The Triplicate; Kelley Atherson; September 25,2010

CSUEB alumna Marilyn Lane authors guide to raising kids.

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Pioneers fall to Cal State Stanislaus

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team fell to Cal State Stanislaus, 3-0, on Friday night in Turlock.

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Cal State East Bay topped by San Francisco State, 2-0

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team fell to San Francisco State, 2-0, on Friday afternoon in San Francisco.

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Pioneers drop heartbreaker on last-minute goal at SFSU

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to San Francisco State, 1-0, after giving up a goal in the last minute in San Francisco on Friday afternoon.

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Megan McDaniel talks top finishes and CCAA competition

Sophomore cross country runner Megan McDaniel sat down with Pioneer Athletics to discuss her season so far.

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Barriers to open science: From big business to Watson and Crick

Opensource.com; Rebecca Fernandez; September 24, 2010

CSUEB science historian, Lynne Elkin is quoted in article on Watson and Crick and the controversy with scientist Rosalind Franklin.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 4

The Cal State East Bay fall sports are on the road for the second straight week.

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Chattanooga didn’t get Promise grant

Timesfreepress.com;Yolanda Putman; September 23,2010

CSUEB along with 20 other locations received a Grant to start the Promise Neighborhood program

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Albany, as Part of Local "Green Corridor," Attracts Funding, Advances Solar Initiative

Albany Patch.com; Emilie Raguso; Sept. 23, 2010

Cal State East Bay President Mohammad Qayoumi joins a regional partnership for green technology innovation and job training.

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Gas Leak at Cal State East Bay

KTVU Channel 2; Jade Hernandez; Sept. 22, 2010

KTVU Channel 2, ABC7 (KGO-TV) and other media outlets, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Bay Area News Group, KCBS Radio, and KGO Radio reported on the Wednesday morning, Sept. 22 gas leak incident on the Hayward Campus.

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CSUEB community urged to sign up for AlertMe

Following a gas leak at a construction site on the Hayward campus Sept. 22, members of the university community are encouraged to sign up for CSUEB's AlertMe system.

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South Hayward to become a 'Promise Neighborhood' through federal funding

Oakland Tribune & Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; Sept. 22, 2010

Bay Area newspapers report on this major anti-poverty and education initiative grant for $500,000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Education and written by CSUEB Economics Profesor Nan Maxwell and Associate Vice President Rhea Williamson.

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Tax credits may help retirees find affordable housing

ABC 7 (KGO-TV); Alan Wang; Sept. 22, 2010

Ida Cotton is featured is featured in this report following her now living in affordable senior housing in the East Bay.

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Pioneers take second in season-opening Sonoma State Invitational

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team finished second, led by Wes Davis' fifth-place showing, at the Sonoma State Invitational on Tuesday.

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Cal State East Bay opens season with seventh-place showing at Sonoma State Invitational

The Cal State East Bay women's golf team finished seventh and set a new program-best team single-round score at the Sonoma State Invitational.

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Dept. of Education funds start of CSUEB 'Promise Neighborhoods' program

By Sarah Stanek

The one-year federal grant provides nearly $500,000 to support planning to revitalize education in South Hayward.

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Cal State East Bay Awarded Promise Neighborhood Grant

The Associated Press, KTVU.com; September 21, 2010

The U.S. Department of Education has recognized California State University, East Bay’s Promise Neighborhoods planning partnership with one of only 21 grants funded nationwide designated to help distressed neighborhoods improve the continuum of educational, health and social services.

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East Bay Green Corridor Attracts Funding, Advances Solar Initiative

Berkeley Lab News Center; Julie Chao; September 21, 2010

East Bay Green Corridor,a regional partnership for green technology innovation and job training, approved an initiative to work toward a uniform solar permitting process. CSUEB President Mohammad Qayoumi is a member of the East Bay Green Corridor.

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Rockies' humidor system has a few skeptics

John Shea, SF Chronicle; September 21, 2010

Cal State East Bay alumnus Kevin Kahn is vice president of ballpark operations for the Colorado Rockies. He explained to the SF Chronicle why his team stored game balls in a humidor.

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Cal State East Bay boosts regional economy by 415 million, report finds

Pleasanton Weekly; Jeb Bing; Sept. 21, 2010

A recent report on the California State University system's statewide economic impact reveals that California State University, East Bay contributes $415 million annually to the regional economy: a return of more than $5 for every state dollar invested.

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President welcomes back faculty at Cal State East Bay

Daily Review & Bay Area News Group; Chris Metinko; Sept. 21, 2010

This article features next day coverage of President Qayoumi's address at Convocation for faculty and staff.

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Fall 2010 convocation address: "Our Journey Together from Surviving to Thriving"

By Mohammad H. Qayoumi, president, California State University, East Bay

In his annual address to the CSUEB community, President Mo Qayoumi reflects on "Our Journey Together from Surviving to Thriving."

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Cal State East Bay topples Humboldt State to earn first CCAA win

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team picked up its first ever victory in conference play on Sunday, taking down Humboldt State, 3-1, in Arcata.

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Pioneers hold on for second straight CCAA victory

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team posted its second straight conference win with a 2-1 victory over Humboldt State on Sunday.

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Open student photo exhibition, original theater, collaborative music highlight fall arts offerings

Free and low-cost performances and exhibitions fill fall calendar.

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Pioneers drops tough four-set decision to Cal State Monterey Bay

The Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team fell at Cal State Monterey Bay, 3-1, on Saturday night.

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Small school notebook: Cal State East Bay's K.C. Walsh continues the family volleyball tradition

Matt Schwab, Oakland Tribune; September 18, 2010

K.C. Walsh -- the sister of two-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings -- has joined CSUEB's volleyball team.

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James receives double duty as vice principal at 2 schools

Vince Rembulat, Manteca Bulletin; September 18, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Thomas James has been appointed vice principal for Brock Elliott School and Golden West School.

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Cal State East Bay suffers first defeat of the season at San Francisco State

The No. 24 Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team dropped its first match of the season to San Francisco State, 3-1, on Friday night.

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Cal State East Bay falls at Sonoma State, 2-0

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team allowed two early goals before holding Sonoma State scoreless for 79 minutes, eventually falling, 2-0, to the Seawolves on Friday afternoon.

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Pioneers pick up first CCAA win with 1-0 victory over Sonoma State

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team posted a 1-0 victory over Sonoma State on Friday afternoon in Rohnert Park.

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Fall 2010 enrollment nears record high for CSUEB freshmen

By Sarah Stanek

Despite CSU-wide enrollment caps, Cal State East Bay is preparing to enroll at least 1,300 freshmen, 1,000 transfers and 800 graduate students for fall quarter, while spring admissions remain uncertain without an approved state budget.

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KU Announces Athletic Director Search Committee

University of Kansas (press release); September 17, 2010

Ritch Price, head baseball coach at KU and CSUEB grad, is on the search committee for the university’s next athletics director.

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Dr. Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway At Cal State East Bay

Radio Alice @ 97.3; September 17, 2010

Look out for the Dr. Pepper Video Crew and Sampling Van Friday, September 24th between 10A-4P around the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus.

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State court makes rare visit

The Union Democrat; Michael Kay; September 16, 2010

Alumnus George W. Nicholson tells high school students, "If you don’t work hard in school now, you’re going to regret it." He is an associate judge for California's Third District Court of Appeals.

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Lithium Technologies to Host "Empowered" Webcast

Lithium Technologies (Business Wire press release); September 16, 2010

Business grad Barry Paperno will be one of the speakers at the "Empowered" webcast discussing how to achieve success with the social customer. He is the Consumer Affairs Manager for FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation) and Community Manager for the MyFICO Forums online community.

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10 Steps to Clinical Study Startup: Step 1 - How to identify qualified sites

Allan Valmonte and Erik Sam, Partnerships in Clinical Trials blog; September 16, 2010

Psychology grad Allan Valmonte is co-writing a monthly blog about clinical trials and outsourcing industry.

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Pleasanton Unified School District Candidate Q&A: Joan Laursen

The Pleasanton Patch;September 16,2010

CSUEB alumni Joan Laursen campaigns for a seat on Pleasanton's School Board

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Pleasanton Unified School District Candidate Q&A: Jeff Bowser

Marnette Federis, Danville Patch; September 16, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Jeff Bowser is running for Pleasanton Unified School District.

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85-year-old master's recipient gets new home

CBS5 (KPIX-TV) News; Sherry Hu; Sept. 16, 2010

CBS5 reporter Sherry Hu reports on happy ending to Ida Cotton's search for a new home, helped by CSUEB community.

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New reporter at the Review!

Eric Kurhi, The HayWord blog; September 16, 2010

Chris Metinko is the new Bay Area News Group reporter assigned to cover Cal State East Bay.

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No. 24 Pioneers remain undefeated with upset of No. 11 UC San Diego

The 24th-ranked Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team upset No. 11 UC San Diego with a 3-2 victory on the road in La Jolla on Wednesday night.

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Roxanne Neely talks Player of the Week and national rankings

Roxanne Neely sat down with Cal State East Bay Athletics to discuss her CCAA Player of the Week honors and the Pioneers' national ranking.

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San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Candidate Q & A: Mike Marchi

Danville Patch; September 15, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Mike Marchi is running for the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District. He recently completed a Q & A with Danville Patch.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 3

Pioneer volleyball and soccer all hit the road for the first time during the CCAA campaign this week.

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Pow Wow - a unique American experience

Tri-City Voice; Fina Mora; Sept. 14, 2010

A national Pow Wow will be held on the Hayward campus on September 17, 18, and 19. The event is in coordination with the CSUEB Sociology Department.

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Move-in squads help students settle into Pioneer Heights

by Elias Barboza

Volunteers lend new residents a helping hand as they move into student housing.

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Pioneers ranked 24th in AVCA poll, Neely named CCAA Player of the Week

The Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team is ranked No. 24 in this week's AVCA Division II Top 25 Poll and had Roxanne Neely earn CCAA Player of the Week honors.

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Rough first half dooms CSUEB in loss to No. 23 Cal State LA

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team fell to No. 23 Cal State LA, 6-0, in the finale of its CCAA opening weekend.

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Pioneers edged by No. 2 Cal State LA, 2-0

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to No. 2 Cal State LA, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon at Pioneer Stadium.

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Enholm takes on Grilli, again

Greta Mart, Martinez News-Gazette; September 12, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Greg Enholm is running against Sheila Grilli for the Ward 3 seat of the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board.

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Ten Performances Worth Mentioning

Brandon Jauregui, Brando’s Blog; September 12, 2010

Brandon Jauregui blogged that he would give the most improved in cross country award for this season to Cal State East Bay's Megan McDaniel. Jauregui views her as a definite possibility in November's conference finals.

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Humboldt falls in four at CSUEB

The Times-Standard; September 12, 2010

Humboldt State volleyball remained win-less on the young season, falling in four sets to Cal State East Bay in California Collegiate Athletic. Association action.

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Cal State East Bay records 3-1 win over Humboldt State to remain undefeated

The Pioneer women's volleyball topped Humboldt State, 3-1, on Saturday night to remain undefeated on the year.

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Pioneers fare well at Cal State Stanislaus Invitational

Both the Cal State East Bay men's and women's cross country teams took fourth place at the Cal State Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock on Saturday.

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Pioneers win sixth straight with CCAA-opening victory over Sonoma State

The Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team remained undefeated on Friday after topping Sonoma State, 3-1, to open the conference season.

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Cal State East Bay Drops CCAA Opener to No. 19 Dominguez Hills

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to 19th-ranked Cal State Dominguez Hills 5-0 on Friday night in both teams CCAA opener at Pioneer Stadium.

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Pioneers topped by No. 9 Cal State Dominguez Hills in conference opener

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team fell to ninth-ranked Cal State Dominguez Hills, 2-0, in its CCAA and home opener on Friday night at Pioneer Stadium.

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Drum beat goes on for San Jose Taiko

Patty Fisher, Mercury News; September 9, 2010

Founders of San Jose Taiko, Roy and PJ Hirabayashi, met as undergrads at Cal State Hayward (East Bay).

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Lauren Massa talks tournament titles and CCAA play

Lauren Massa talks tournament titles and CCAA volleyball in an interview with CSUEB Athletics.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 2

The Cal State East Bay fall sports squads open the conference season in the second week of the 2010 campaign this weekend.

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Transit Board Candidates Press Ahead, Off the Radar

Zusha Elinson (Bay Citizen), New York Times; September 9, 2010

CSUEB MPA graduate student Gavin Wilgus is running for the AC Transit Board.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Officially Kicks-Off Long Awaited Project in City of Hayward

PRWeb (press release); September 9, 2010

Top Grade Construction, Inc. has been selected by the City of Hayward for a massive improvement project, including the spot widening at Mission-Carlos Bee that will provide better access to California State University, East Bay.

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Open air market adds to weekend atmosphere at Hayward campus

By Monique Beeler

Starting Sept. 19, a swap meet and farmers market is expected to enliven Sundays at the Hayward campus.

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250,000 Teens Expected to Register to Attend CollegeWeekLive Admissions Events in 2010-2011

CollegeWeekLive.com (PRWeb); September 8, 2010

Cal State East Bay will participate in the online college fair on collegeweeklive.com.

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San Ramon Valley Unified School District Candidate Q & A: John Lane IV

Jennifer Wadsworth , San Ramon Patch; September 8, 2010

CSUEB grad John Lane is running for San Ramon Valley Unified School District. He participated in a Q&A session with the San Ramon patch.

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CSU Solar Power Update

CSU Public Affairs; Erik Fallis; Sept. 8, 2010

A photo of CSUEB's solar panels on the roofs of the campus Music Building, Gymnasium, Meiklejohn Hall, and the Arts and Education Building was included in a recent post on the CSU sustainability blog.

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Pioneers win fifth straight with sweep of Notre Dame de Namur

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team notched its fifth straight victory to open the season with a 3-0 sweep of Notre Dame de Namur in its home opener on Tuesday.

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History Department partners with Alameda County for professional development of teachers

Eighth and 11th graders will benefit from $1 million grant to county office of education and CSUEB to teach teachers.

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Pioneers score eight in shutout victory over Chaminade

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team topped Chaminade, 8-0, on Monday to close out its season-opening trip with an undefeated record.

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Pioneers topped by Chaminade, 3-0

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to Chaminade, 3-0, on Monday to close out its season-opening trip to the Aloha State.

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Cal State East Bay falls to Hawai'i Pacific, 4-0

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team fell to Hawai'i Pacific, 4-0, on Saturday night, marking the Pioneers first loss of the 2010 season.

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Pioneers finish opening week undefeated with sweep at Nanook Classic

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team won its third and fourth straight matches on Saturday, closing out the Nanook Classic with a 3-0 win over Charleston and a 3-1 victory over Alaska Fairbanks.

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Cal State East Bay plays to 1-1 draw with Hilo

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team played to a 1-1 draw with Hawai'i Hilo on Saturday at Waipio Soccer Complex, playing its second straight overtime game.

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Pioneer women finish second, men take fourth at Notre Dame de Namur Invitational

The Cal State East Bay women's cross country team finished second of nine teams, while the men took fourth at the Notre Dame de Namur Invitational in Belmont on Saturday.

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Cloud Computing is Today's RDBMS

Roger Strukhoff, Cloud Computing Journal; September 4, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Roger Strukhoff wrote an article on cloud computing technology for the Cloud Computing Journal.

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Pioneers sweep Bellarmine on first day of Nanook Classic

The Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team posted its first sweep of the season on Friday night, topping Bellarmine, 25-21, 25-23, 25-18 in the first round of the Nanook Classic.

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Internationally known 'singer's singer' to conduct master class with CSUEB students

Marni Nixon, "The Voice of Hollywood," comes to the Hayward campus Oct. 11 to work with music, musical theatre and acting students; limited seats are available to persons who wish to sit in.

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Cal State East Bay women's cross country season preview

The Cal State East Bay women's cross country team brings back five runners and kicks off the season this weekend at the NDNU Invitational.

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Pioneer men's cross country season preview

The Cal State East Bay men's cross country team will open the 2010 season this weekend at the NDNU Invitational in Belmont.

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Saipan's Tracy M. Guerrero back from Toll fellowship

Saipan Tribune; September 3, 2010

Cal State East Bay alumna Tracy M. Guerrero, Director of Courts for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, attended the prestigious Toll Fellowship Program held in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Announcing Studio One Art Centers After School Art Academy

Studio One Art Center blog; September 3, 2010

CSUEB alumni Corissa Johnson joins the staff of the Studio One Art Center's after school program.

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Overtime goal gives CSUEB season-opening victory over Hawai'i Pacific

The Cal State East Bay women's soccer team used an overtime goal from sophomore Shianna Falk to edge Hawai'i Pacific in its season opener on Thursday night.

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Pioneers open season with four-set victory over Alaska Fairbanks

The Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team defeated Alaska Fairbanks in its season opener, 3-1, on Thursday night.

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Pioneers open season with 1-0 victory over Hilo

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team kicked off the 2010 campaign with a 1-0 victory over Hawai'i Hilo on Thursday night.

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And the Candidates Are...

Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly; August 18, 2010

CSUEB alumna Eleni Wanken is running for a seat on the Moraga Town Council in November. Wanken earned her B.A. in French and a Master's in Early Childhood Education from Cal State East Bay.

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Al Fresco festival welcomes faculty, staff, students for day of fun

by Elias Barboza

Fall welcome festival brings an afternoon of fun and games to the Hayward campus.

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Fall Game Notes - Week 1

The Cal State East Bay fall sports teams kick off the new season this weekend, hitting the road to open the 2010 campaign.

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Auditions to be held Sept. 28 for 2010-11 theatre/dance performances

Auditions for most performances between now and June will occur Sept. 28 in the University Theatre. Check with individual show directors for preparation instructions.

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What Managers Can Learn From Wal-mart's Trials

jbosavage, CRN Network; September 1, 2010

Richard Drogan, professor emeritus of statistics at California State University, East Bay, continues to be referenced in regard to his work on the Wal-Mart trial.

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TEDxPSU Speakers - Chris Calkins

TEDxPSU 2010 Conference; September 1, 2010

Chris Calkins, Director of Outreach Health Initiatives at Penn State, will speak at the upcoming TEDxPSU conference. Calkins earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration from Cal State East Bay.

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Sierra Droughts: Tahoe's Drowned Forest

Mark McLaughlin, Sierra Sun; September 1, 2010

Research by Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies Scott Stine is referenced in article on Lake Tahoe droughts.

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STEM at Cal State East Bay: A conversation with University Librarian Linda Dobb

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Fifth in a series; the president discusses the integral role of the library in the university's STEM education initiative.

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This Month at CSUEB

The View e-News in September debuts "This Month at CSUEB," a monthly listing of the top, need-to-know dates and information for employees, faculty and students.

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Employee benefits annual open enrollment runs Sept. 13-Oct. 8

By Monique Beeler

Planning to re-enroll in a child care reimbursement account? Thinking of adding your spouse to your health plan? Make these and other changes to your employee benefits during open enrollment Sept. 13 through Oct. 8.

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The Female Pele Plays Right Here

Jordan Conn, The Bay Citizen; August 31, 2010

The best professional female soccer player plays at Cal State East Bay.

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School Reopens As Timely Book On ADHD Disorder From Therapist & CSUEB alumna Stephanie Vlahov Sees ADHD Media Focus

PRLog (Press Release); August 30, 2010

CSUEB alumna Stephanie D. Vlahov just published a book explaining how parents can cope with very active and creative children, whom educators often incorrectly label as suffering from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Chancellor to Recommend Di Mare as NSC Acting President

This is Reno; August 28, 2010

Chancellor Dan Klaich sent his recommendation to the Nevada Board of Regents that CSUEB alumna Dr. Lesley Ann Di Mare be approved as the acting president of Nevada State College.

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November 2010 Election: Candidate Info and Voter Guides

Elizabeth Shemaria, Danville Patch; August 27, 2010

John Lane, program director for California State University, East Bay, is running for San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education.

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Letter to Editor: Can We Really Do Without FDIC?

James C.W. Ahiakpor, The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty; September 2010 issue

James C.W. Ahiakpor, professor of economics, responds to an article on the FDIC published in the June issue of "The Freeman".

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New administrator happy to be in Alamosa

Julia Wilson, Valley Courier; August 27, 2010

Benjamin Stough, 12th Judicial District's new court administrator, earned his Master of Public Administration degree from California State University, Hayward.

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Letters from the Storm: The Intimate Civil War Letters of Lt. J.A.H. Foster

Kathryn Doyle, californiaancestors.org; August 27, 2010

CSUEB alumna Linda Foster Arden pens civil war book through the letters of her great-great-grandparents.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis previews the upcoming fall season and annual golf tournament.

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College Students Can Smile: NoteUtopia.com Launches for Fall Semester

NoteUtopia, PR Log Press Release; August 26, 2010

San Francisco start-up, NoteUtopia.com plans a visit to the CSUEB campus as a way to encourage students to make extra cash selling their notes.

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Pioneer Points: An update from Athletic Director Debby De Angelis

By Debby De Angelis

From a new conference to a new logo, the past year was full of milestones for the Cal State East Bay Pioneers.

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Back to School: New Principal at Sycamore Valley

D.M. Mills, Danville Patch; August 25, 2010

CSUEB alumna Amy Black is the new principal of Sycamore Valley Elementary School in Danville, CA.

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Volleyball and men's soccer ready for competition in Alaska and Hawaii

by Elias Barboza

Coaches predict that pre-season, out-of-state play will strengthen student-athletes and their teams’ results as Pioneers head into a second year in Division II.

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Continuing education offers new one-year MBA, part time social work master's degree, plus more than 60 certificate programs

The Continuing Education Open House September 9 showcases a variety of professional development opportunities, including new flexible degree programs.

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How to pass CSUEB's Writing Skills Test 101

Christian Bermudez, Examiner.com; August 24, 2010

CSUEB grad and journalist, Christian Bermudez, explains the nuances of the required Writing Skills Test (WST).

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Pioneer Bookstore introduces textbook rentals

Bookstore management says the program can save students at least 50 percent off the cover price of textbooks.

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Palo Alto High opens school year today with Phil Winston at the helm

Jesse Dungan, Mercury News; August 24, 2010

Phil Winston, new principal at Palo Alto High School, earned his degree in psychology from California State University, Hayward.

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Q&A with art instructor, Amy Kweskin

Moya Stone, Oakland Examiner; August 23, 2010

Amy Kweskin, lecturer in CSUEB's Arts Management Career Development Certificate program, is interviewed by the Oakland Examiner.

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Cal State East Bay selected to host 2011 CCAA Basketball Championships

The CCAA announced the selection of Cal State East Bay as the host for the 2011 CCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Championships in March.

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Bleacher Report: 2010 WPS Power Rankings: Week 19

Jo-Ryan Salazar, The Bleacher Report; August 23, 2010

FC Gold Pride who play in CSUEB's Pioneer Stadium are placed #1 this week in Women's Professional Soccer Power Rankings.

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People in Business

Santa Cruz Sentinel; August 22, 2010

CSUEB alumna Jennifer Aronovici and her husband, and David Aronovici, are joining forces at Lifestyles Real Estate in Santa Cruz.

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Sports Report

Associated Press, Contra Costa Times; August 23, 2010

The 2011 California Collegiate Athletic Association men's and women's championships March 1-5 have been awarded to Cal State East Bay.

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Education and Autobiography of Steven Travers

Steven Robert Travers, redroom.com; August 21, 2010

Popular sports writer, Steven Travers, includes CSUEB alumnus Glenn Dishman in his new memoirs. Dishman left Cal, transferred to Cal State, Hayward and eventually pitched for the San Diego Padres.

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Lifestyle service only by invitation

Lane Wallace, Herald Staff Writer; August 21, 2010

Cal State East Bay alumna Jael Torrez has started a new "lifestyle management" service in Monterey, CA.

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Pioneers add eight players, three coaches for 2011

The Cal State East Bay softball team announced the signing of eight players for the 2011 season, as well as the hiring of three new assistant coaches.

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Social work receives eight-year accreditation, highest possible

The CSUEB master's degree in social work prepares graduates to work autonomously with diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.

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Pioneer student-athletes make a difference with Make-A-Wish

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay Student-Athlete Advisory Committee finished third in the CCAA, raising over $2400 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation this year.

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Latest test scores climb for San Benito schools

Connor Ramey, Hollister Free Lance; August 20, 2010

More than 130 teachers in the Hollister School District have committed to Math Initiative training from Cal State East Bay Lecturer and ACCLAIM Director Phil Gonsalves.

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College of Marin Names Five Finalists for Superintendent/President

College of Marin Press Release, PRWeb; August 20, 2010

Former CSUEB Professor and Department Chair Jim Faye is one of five finalists for Superintendent/President position at College of Marin.

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Your weekend: Alameda Sports Exhibit

Ani Dimusheva, Island of Alameda blog; August 19, 2010

CSUEB alumnae Robyn Crispi and Trini Sanchez-Blumkin are mentioned in article about sports stars with roots in Alameda.

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From tears to college degree: story captured girl's emotional first day of school

Roger Phillips, Record Staff Writer; August 19, 2010

Recent CSUEB grad Brittney Salter's first day of kindergarten was captured in a front-page article and photograph that appeared in The Record on Aug. 31, 1993. The newspaper follows up on the story.

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Pioneers to participate in Downtown Hayward Street Parties

The Cal State East Bay Athletic Department will have a table with games and prizes at the Downtown Hayward Street Parties in August and September.

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Fall 2010 enrollment nears record high for CSUEB freshmen

By Sarah Stanek

Despite CSU-wide enrollment caps, Cal State East Bay is preparing to enroll more than 1,400 freshmen, 1,000 transfers and 800 graduate students for fall quarter, while spring admissions remain uncertain without an approved state budget.

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The future mayor of Oakland: a rundown of the options

Anrica Deb, Oaklandnorth.net; August 18, 2010

Cal State East Bay alumna Marcie Hodge is running for mayor of Oakland, CA.

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$170K NEH award to immerse teachers in Mexican culture, literature

By Diane Daniel

The month-long, summer institute in Mexico City will incorporate literature, history, anthropology and culture.

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Pioneers set to open 2010 campaign

The Cal State East Bay women's volleyball team opens its season on Sept. 2 and looks to build on last season's seventh-place finish in the CCAA.

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Dancing keeps him young

Dave Newhouse, Oakland Tribune columnist; August 15, 2010

Oakland Tribune columnist Dave Newhouse features Cal State East Bay alumnus Charles Aikens and his passion for dancing. Aikens earned his bachelor's degree in social science.

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Rent-a-book concept arrives

Janet Levaux, Contra Costa Times; August 15, 2010

Cal State East Bay is included in article on new Rent-a-Text program.

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Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Arbitrators

PRNewswire, Forbes Magazine; August 11, 2010

Professor Emeritus of Business Administration Paul D. Staudohar is the editor of, "Arbitration 2009: Due Process in the Workplace", recently released by BNA Books.

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Cal State East Bay premiers Afghan language courses

SF Chronicle/KALW News Blog; Hana Baba; Aug. 9, 2010

For the first time, California State University, East Bay will offer courses in Pashto and Dari, the official Afghan languages.

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Foster Kids Face Uncertain Futures

KQED Radio; 'The California Repor't; Elaine Korry; August 9, 2010

Chantel Johnson ’07 (Sociology and Social Services) is featured on a KQED Radio “California Report” story on Assembly Bill 12 that would extend state foster care services three years to age 21.

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Killings could deter aid missions to Afghanistan

ABC 7 (KGO-TV), Aug. 8, 2010

Cal State East Bay president Mo Qayoumi was interviewed Sunday afternoon, Aug. 8, regarding the work of volunteer aid personnel who were killed in Afghanistan the day before.

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YOUTH: Grooming greatness

Andrew Matheson, Hollister Freelance; August 5, 2010

Sara Yamasaki, soccer star and an incoming senior at SBHS, is currently being recruited by Cal State East Bay.

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Princeton Review deems Cal State East Bay 'Best in the West'

Kristofer Noceda, The Oakland Tribune; August 5, 2010

Cal State East Bay has been named a "Best in the West" college for 2011 by the Princeton Review.

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ARAMARK Higher Education Chefs Compete for Culinary Excellence

ARAMARK News, Aug. 5, 2010

California State University, East Bay chef Jeremy Reimer won the bronze medal in the 2010 ARAMARK Culinary Excellence competition.

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Office of the Chief Accountant Names Academic Fellows

US Securities and Exchange Commission News; August 5, 2010

Cal State East Bay Professor Nancy Mangold has completed her one year Academic Accounting Fellowship at the SEC.

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The Joy Of Singing Badly

Chloe Veltman, artsjournal.com; August 4, 2010

Chloe Veltman,freelance culture correspondent for The New York Times and a musician, blogs about the Summer Sing-Ins conducted by Buddy James, music professor at CSUEB.

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County clipboard: Honors for Montanez

John Devine, Monterey Herald; August 4, 2010

Cal State East Bay freshmen first baseman Emily Montanez was named to the California Collegiate Athletic Association academic first team.

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NFL honors "shocked" Beede

Clare Farnsworth, Seattle Seahawks news; August 4, 2010

Former Seahawks offensive lineman and CSUEB alumnus Frank Beede was named NFL Teacher of the Year. He earned his teaching credential from Cal State East Bay.

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School Board Election May Cost About $50K

Patch.com Web site; Aug. 4, 2010

CSUEB Program Director John Lane is campaigning for the school board race in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.

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Princeton Review again recognizes CSUEB quality

By Barry Zepel

Cal State East Bay is selected as a "Best in the West" university for the seventh consecutive year by the Princeton Review.

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Annalisa Moore, Director of School Culture

Academy of Alameda; August 3, 2010

CSUEB alumna Annalisa Moore has been hired as Director of School Culture at the Academy of Alameda.

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Fundraising tops $5 million in 2009-10

By Sarah Stanek

Support for the University of Possibilities campaign included significant gifts from corporate partners and alumni

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Teachers show how they spent their summer vacation at LLNL poster session

Linda Lucchetti, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; August 2, 2010

Five CSUEB student teachers will participate in the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)poster session.

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Looking ahead: The promise and possibilities of a new academic year

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

President Qayoumi shares news about the overdue state budget and what it means for the coming year at Cal State East Bay.

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Math academies + support = change in East Bay student performance

Kristofer Noceda, The Oakland Tribune; August 2, 2010

Article on the new math academies sponsored by Chevron and coordinated by Cal State East Bay, the Alameda County Office of Education and area school district educators.

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Eating away at education: Cuts widen the gap between the haves and have-nots

Katy Murphy and Theresa Harringto, Bay Area News Group; August 1, 2010

CSUEB student teachers are included in story about how El Monte Elementary is making do with budget constraints.

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Petaluman Cindy Gillespie selected for Red Cross board

Petaluma360.com; July 31, 2010

CSUEB alumna Cindy Gillespie has been selected as a board member of the American Red Cross of Sonoma & Mendocino Counties.

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State park artists in residency series features Helene Fischman

Charlie Warner, Argus News Editor; July 31, 2010

CSUEB grad Helene Fischman is artist in residency at Minnesota state parks.

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CSUEB's Casady and Pierce named ACWPC All-Americans

By Kelly Hayes

Pioneer women's water polo players Jenna Casady and Claire Pierce were named All-Americans and Head Coach Lisa Cooper was named Division II Coach of the Year by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.

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Arise High School celebrates one-hundred percent college acceptance for its first graduating class

June Ann Cook, CrossCurrents from KALW News; July 29, 2010

This June marked ARISE High School’s first graduation ceremony, and it was more than just pomp and circumstance. All of ARISE’s graduating seniors were accepted by four-year colleges, including Cal State East Bay.

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Setting the Record Straight: Race, Class and Power in California (Community Voices)

Friends of Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, OaklandLocal.com; July 29, 2010

Cal State East Bay Professor of Ethnic Studies Carlos Salomon addresses his new biography detailing the life of historic figure Pio Pico – the first biography of its kind.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis provides an update on academic honors, coaching changes and the 14th annual Cal State East Bay Golf Classic.

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Pioneer golf tournament to benefit athletic scholarships

By Kelly Hayes

The Athletics Department will hold the 14th annual Cal State East Bay Golf Classic at Hiddenbrooke Golf Club on Sept. 13 to raise money for athletic scholarships.

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"Halie! A Celebration: The Life and Legacy of Mahalia Jackson"

Wanda's Pick blog radio; July 28, 2010

CSUEB's "Halie! A Celebration: The Life and Legacy of Mahalia Jackson" was a topic of discussion on the "Wanda Picks" blog radio program.

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Professor's Plan for Peace in Afghanistan

KCBS News Interviews; July 28, 2010

Cal State East Bay lecturer Farid Younos speaks to KCBS anchor Patti Reising about his peace plan for Afghanistan as the death toll continues to rise in the war-ravaged country.

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Joe Knows Winning! Catching up with #14

Joey Zager, BroncoCountry.com; July 28, 2010

Feature on Joe Aliotti, one of the most successful and popular football players ever at Boise State. Aliotti earned his Masters degree in educational administration from Cal State Hayward and is now the offensive coach and Dean of Students for the De La Salle High School Spartans in Concord, CA.

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Learn Pashto or Dari - Afghanistan's official languages - this fall

By Diane Daniel

Enhance your career opportunities or become more comfortable in your community by learning one of Afghanistan's official languages, offered for the first time at the Hayward campus.

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Opening night audience tempted at CSUEB's latest production

Christian Bermudez, SF Examiner; July 27, 2010

Review of "The Tempest" which was adapted and directed by CSUEB alumnus Dawn Monique Williams.

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Wedel launches run for Walnut Creek council

Elisabeth Nardi, Contra Costa Times; July 27, 2010

Alumnus Justin Wedel announced the launch of his Walnut Creek City Council campaign.

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Pioneer student-athletes earn academic honors

By Kelly Hayes

Following the Pioneers' first season of Division II competition, 32 student-athletes collect conference academic honors.

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Cynthia Murphy Honored by Cambridge Who's Who

Cambridge Who's Who; July 27, 2010

Alumna Cynthia Murphy has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership, and excellence in psychology instruction.

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Electric cars reduce carbon footprint on CSUEB campuses

by Elias Barboza

Cal State East Bay continues to show its care for the environment by using electric powered vehicles on the Hayward and Concord campuses.

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NCCI Presents 2010 Leveraging Excellence Awards at 11th Annual Conference in San Francisco

Business Wire; July 26, 2010

President Qayoumi participated on the "Leveraging Excellence Award" Judging Panel.

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Venture Capital Financing: Structure and Pricing

Alan Olsen, VirtualStreet.org; July 25, 2010

Business grad Alan Olsen recently authored an article on venture capital. Olsen is managing partner at Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co. and earned his MBA in Taxation from CSUEB.

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San Mateo Police employee Garth Langley to be commissioned as a marine officer

Public Information Office, City of San Mateo Police Department; July 23, 2010

Alumnus Garth Langley, an employee of the San Mateo Police Department and recent graduate of California State University East Bay, will commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.

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Peggy Huston appointed OE Program Office director

Albert Pisano, UC Berkeley Operational Excellence Program; July 23, 2010

Alumna Peggy Huston has been appointed new OE director at UC Berkeley. Huston earned her BS in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems, as well as an MBA in International Business from Cal State East Bay.

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NVC names new Upvalley dean

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Alumna Christina Rivera is named interim director of Napa Valley College's Upper Valley Campus in St. Helena, CA.

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Cal State East Bay hosts 'open house' in Oakland Sept. 9

The university's downtown Oakland Center will be the site of the event introducing the wide variety of education programs offered by CSUEB's Division of Continuing and International Education.

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Nacho's team continues its coed rule

Mount Shasta Herald; July 21, 2010

Holli Howard-Carpenter, associate head coach for CSUEB women’s basketball team,is mentioned in article about the Weed, CA Carnevale coed softball tournament.

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Surviving Domestic Violence: An Interview with Kathy Lockhart

Therese Bouchard, Beliefnet.com; July 21, 2010

Kathy Lockhart earned her Master's Degree in Public Administration from Cal State East Bay. She has been an active volunteer for a community Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Hotline for the past 14 years and is an advocate for victims of domestic violence and rape.

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The Education Trap In California

Lauren Smiley, SF Weekly; July 21, 2010

Alumna Prerna Lal is featured in article on the many undocumented immigrants who are offered cheap college tuition, only to find they can’t get jobs after they graduate.

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Water saving sprinklers keep campuses green

by Elias Barboza

Cal State East Bay continues to save money, time and water with its change to an efficient, centrally controlled irrigation system.

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Twenty-six Pioneers earn CCAA All-Academic honors

The Cal State East Bay athletics department had 26 student-athletes named 2009-10 CCAA All-Academic Award winners on Tuesday.

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Oakland to Vote on Marijuana Farms

KCBS News Interviews; July 20, 2010

Chair of Sociology and Social Services Benjamin Bowser speaks to KCBS about the Oakland proposal that would allow officials to issue permits to four indoor large-scale marijuana factories.

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Cerritos softball players sign

Los Angeles Wave Staff; July 19, 2010

Cerritos College outfielder Devin Salmones is headed for CSUEB. Cerritos College softball team ranked No. 1 in the state at the end of the regular season.

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Pioneers add Holli Howard-Carpenter to women's basketball staff

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team announced the hiring of Holli Howard-Carpenter, formerly an assistant at Chico State, as the associate head coach on Monday.

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Reality Check: Cancer Not Covered by Most Health Insurance Plans, Cancer Insurance to the Rescue

Martin Johnson, BeeGoes Health blog; July 19, 2010

Alumnus Martin Johnson posted cancer insurance story to health insurance blog, BeeGoes. Johnson earned his MBA from CSUEB.

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Cal State Long Beach English Professor Awarded Pushcart Prize

Rick Manley, This Week @ The Beach; July 19, 2010

Cal State East Bay's "Arroyo Literary Review" first published winning poem by CSULB professor.

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Oakland violence spurs teens to independent research, discoveries

Sean Maher The Oakland Tribune; July 18, 2010

CSUEB student Jerrica Webb was a member of the inaugural graduating class of Heal the Streets, a program headed by Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.

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Koorosh Khashayar Esq. LL.M, Criminal Defense Attorney in Vista, CA

Profiles in Law staff; July 16, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Koorosh Khashayar is featured in online attorney directory, Profiles in Law. He is a criminal defense lawyer in Vista, CA.

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CSUEB emeritus professor Paul Staudohar interviewed by KTVU

Paul Staudohar provided his insight into the record sales price for the Golden State Warriors of the NBA.

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Ellison loses out on bid for Warriors

Brandon Bailey and Marcus Thompson II, Bay Area News Group; July 15, 2010

Paul Staudohar, author of several books on sports finance and an emeritus professor at Cal State East Bay, is quoted in article.

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Pioneer place six on WWPA All-Academic Team

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team saw six players named to the WWPA All-Academic Team on Thursday.

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Is a city manager worth $800,000?

Jeff Gottlieb and Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times; July 15, 2010

Alumnus Robert Rizzo is the Chief Administrative Officer of Bell, one of the poorest cities in Los Angeles County.

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Division II welcomes four new active members

David Pickle, The NCAA News; July 14, 2010

CSUEB is mentioned as an institution advancing to provisional membership.

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Plan for top-tier online degree draws doubters

Nanette Asimov, San Francisco Chronicle; July 13, 2010

Article references Cal State East Bay online bachelor degrees.

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Cal State East Bay launches shuttle service

Metro Magazine; July 12, 2010

Article on new shuttle service to CSUEB Hayward campus.

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Saad Sultan joins Constance Coughlan, CPA

Napa Valley Register; July 12, 2010

Alumnus Saad Sultan joins the accounting firm, Constance Coughlan, CPA.

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AMF Media Group appoints LaTonya S. Lawson as Director of Client Services

Media News International; July 10, 2010

LaTonya Lawson earned her B.A. in Mass Communications from California State University, Hayward in 1981.

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Religion and Integrity in the Workplace: A Controversial Study

Lisa Johnson Mandell, AOL DimeCrunch.com; July 9, 2010

New research from Daniel Martin, Assistant Professor of Management, is featured in popular AOL career column, DimeCrunch.com.

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Doors Open Early at Charter Prep High School

Patricia Koning, The Independent; July 8, 2010

CSUEB will be a partnership university to the new Livermore Valley Charter Preparatory High School (LVCP).

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Summer academies bring algebra to students of Alameda, Contra Costa counties

By Sarah Stanek

CSUEB and Chevron Mathematics Achievement Academies began in June, with 20 sites in nine regional school districts.

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Hillsdale High School community comes together for Dedication Walk

Heather Murtagh, Daily Journal; July 8, 2010

Hillsdale High School dedicates walk to CSUEB alumnus and former football player Richard Mazzoncini.

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Are Employee Satisfaction Surveys Worth Taking?

CM Arnold, Cvent Blog; July 7, 2010

Assistant Management Professor Daniel Martin is quoted in Cvent blog about employee satisfaction surveys.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis shares an update of summer activities in the Athletics Department.

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WALDNER: Kupchak gets to watch the fun this time

Mike Waldner, Dailybreeze.com; July 6, 2010

Story on LeBron James includes profile of alumnus and former basketball player Chris Talbott who is now director of athlete marketing management for the Wasserman group. Wasserman Media Group is the leading representative of action sports stars.

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Pleasanton names Emily Wagner as its new finance director

Jeb Bing, Pleasanton Weekly; July 6, 2010

CSUEB alumna Emily Wagner is new finance director for the city of Pleasanton.

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The Rights and Wrongs of Passage

Jason Victor Serinus, San Francisco Classical Voice; July 4, 2010

CSUEB Professor Eric Kupers served as director and choreographer of "Dan Plonsey’s Bar Mitzvah".

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Looking back: Reflections and highlights from a year of challenges and progress

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

In his July 2010 column for The View, President Qayoumi reflects on the accomplishments and adversity Cal State East Bay faced in the 2009-10 academic and fiscal year.

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Message from the President: Mehserle Verdict Preparedness

Cal State East Bay President Mohammad H. Qayoumi urges campus community to remain safe and stay informed.

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Christ Academy names principal; Committee picks educator from California

Ann Work, Times Record News (Wichita Falls, TX); July 1, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Steve Peters is moving from California to Wichita Falls to lead Christ Academy.

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New arts marketing company launched in San Francisco Bay Area

PRLog (Press Release); July 1, 2010

Alumnus Brittany Hogan just launched her new company, Integrated Arts Marketing.

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Six Pioneers collect ACWPC All-Academic honors

By Kelly Hayes

The Pioneer women's water polo team had six players named ACWPC All-Academic and earned its eighth straight Team Academic Award.

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GOVERNOR'S REMARKS: Governor Announces More Than $7.5 Million in Grants to Help At-Risk Youth Avoid Gang Influence

Office of the Governor; June 30, 2010

CSUEB is mentioned in the "Governor's Remarks" regarding grants for career pathway partnerships.

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Shuttle service for students and employees begins July 1

By Sarah Stanek

The weekday bus, free for students, faculty and staff, will run between the Hayward campus and Hayward BART station, following changes in AC Transit services.

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Oakland Prepares for Response to Trial Verdict

Jesse McKinley, New York Times; June 30, 2010

Latoya Phillips, CSUEB student studying mass communications, is quoted in the article.

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Gilbert overcomes odds to rise through the baseball ranks

Shawn Shroyer, mywesttexas.com; June 29, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Archie Gilbert and his career with the Midland RockHounds is profiled.

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CSUEB switches to bio-friendly cleaning products

By Elias Barboza

Replacing potentially harmful chemicals with environmentally-safe cleaning products has proven positive for Cal State East Bay.

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The New Henry Miller Speaks Out: Interview With Eric Miles Williamson, Author of 'Welcome to Oakland'

Anis Shivani, The Huffington Post; June 28, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Eric Miles Williamson, author of five critically acclaimed books, said he's fortunate for having studied under Emeriti Professors Nestor Gonzalez and Robert Williams

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Aster Tadesse Named CCCOE's Teacher of the Year

Contra Costa County Office of Education; June 28, 2010

Aster Tadesse was selected as the 2010-2011 Teacher of the Year for Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE). Tadesse earned her teaching credentials from CSUEB.

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Claycordians, watch for coyotes

Mr. Mayor, claycord.com; June 28, 2010

Local blogger spots coyotes on the CSUEB Concord campus.

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BP's Methane Monster: From the Gulf to the Globe

Craig Collins, Truthout.com; June 27, 2010

Political Science Lecturer Craig Collins writes report for truthout.com on methane possibly being the most deadly of all greenhouse gases.

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Acting the part

Philippa Kennedy, The National (Abu Dhabi); June 26, 2010

Dr James Mirrione of the United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain will be bringing a group of six female students to CSUEB to study diversity training and inter-cultural dialogue.

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Executive Profile: Kim Kaselionis, Chairman and CEO, Circle Bank

Mark Calvey, San Francisco Business Times; June 25, 2010

CEO and Chairman of Circle Bank, Kim Kaselionis, earned her accounting degree from CSUEB.

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November ballot initiatives shaping up as battle for California's future

Denis C. Theriault, San Jose Mercury News; June 24, 2010

Assistant Professor of Political Science Melissa Michelson is quoted in article on the upcoming November elections.

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Fallon School Principal Aileen Parsons: OneDublin.org Video Interview

dublinranch, onedublin.org; June 24, 2010

CSUEB alumna Aileen Parsons is the new principal of the Fallon School in Dublin, CA.

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Cal State students design virtual route 66

Aaron Dome, Desert Dispatch; June 23, 2010

Three multimedia graduate students - now alumni - outfitted a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle that can take whoever sits in the driver’s seat to any spot on historic Route 66.

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Fehr's dual legacies: Dollars and drugs

Gordon Edes, Yahoo! Sports; June 23, 2010

Emeritus business professor Paul Staudohar is quoted in Yahoo! Sports article on Donald Fehr.

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People in the News

Staff Reports, Oakland Tribune; June 22, 2010

CSUEB alumnus James Monroe Iglehart and his recent Tony award win are mentioned in "People in the News".

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CSUEB hires new women's basketball coach

Kevin Yin, Tri-City Voice; June 22, 2010

CSUEB hires Suzy Barcomb as the new head coach of its women's basketball team.

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Literacy work links Tri-City teachers of year

Linh Tat and Ben Aguirre Jr., Oakland Tribune;

CSUEB alumna Jessica Farrand is named 2010 Teacher of the Year at Milani Elementary School in Newark, CA.

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A tireless ally for Muslim community

Matthew Artz, Oakland Tribune; June 21, 2010

CSUEB Communication Lecturer Agha Saeed is quoted in article about Moina Shaiq.

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CAL STATE COSTS RISE: Trustees approve 5 percent fee increase

Lisa Krieger, Monterey Herald; June 21, 2010

Mohammed Shahid Beig, student-body president at Cal State East Bay, is quoted in article.

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Ben Loorz named Cal State East Bay swimming coach

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay Athletic Department announced Ben Loorz, formerly an assistant at UNLV, as its new women's swimming head coach on Friday.

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FC Gold Pride Celebrates the Grand Opening of Pioneer Stadium

FC Gold Pride, oursportscentral.com; June 18, 2010

FC Gold Pride will celebrate the grand opening of its new home, Pioneer Stadium, at CSUEB.

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CSUEB president talks with NPR's 'Morning Edition' about his native Afghanistan

By Barry Zepel

Mo Qayoumi reflected on his life as a youngster in Afghanistan and how much has changed in his native country today.

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Parking structure planned for Hayward Campus

By Barry Zepel

Construction of the Hayward Campus' first parking structure is slated to begin in September at the intersection of Harder and West Loop roads.

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Anne Campbell appointed county superintendent

The Daily Journal (San Mateo); June 17, 2010

Alumna Anne Campbell holds a counseling credential from California State University Hayward (now California State University East Bay).

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Pro soccer team debuts in Pioneer Stadium June 19

The FC Gold Pride, the Bay Area's team in the Women's Professional Soccer league, will make their home debut in renovated Pioneer Stadium Saturday.

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Athletics department honors student-athletes at year-end banquet

The Cal State East Bay Athletics Department honored its student-athletes for their achievements on and off the field on June 4 at the annual Pioneer Student-Athlete Banquet.

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Gospel legend Mahalia Jackson recreated on university stage

By Diane Daniel

Students and professional performers will bring the icon to life this summer in original celebration of her life and legacy.

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Women speak their minds on romance in summertime "New Works Showcase'

Females dramatize original monologues and short scenes on romantic love's hurdles, traps and hilarities.

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Following an unmarked highway led him to his own

Kathleen McCoy Grover, Lincoln News Messenger; June 16, 2010

Retired CSUEB baseball coach Doug Weiss spends leisure time playing rockabilly-country music.

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Theatre Arts grad in Tony-winning musical 'Memphis'

In his second Broadway appearance in three years, James Monroe Iglehart '98 performs in Tony Award winner.

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San Jose hires new fire chief from Arizona who has Bay Area ties

John Woolfolk and Linda Goldston, Mercury News; June 15, 2010

New Fire Chief William L. "Willie" McDonald earned his master's in business administration from Cal State East Bay.

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FC Gold Pride kicks off new season at Pioneer Stadium

San Francisco Chronicle; June 15, 2010

Brief story about FC Gold Pride kicking off new season at CSUEB's new soccer field on June 19th.

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Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' to be staged July 23-25 at CSUEB

The summer theater season opens on the Hayward Campus with new look at a Shakespeare classic.

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Study.Net Unveils New Site With Self-Publishing Capabilities

Study.Net; June 15, 2010

David St. Clair, professor of economics, is quoted in a Study.Net press release.

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New principals for three SRVUSD school

Danville Express News; June 14, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Christopher George is the new principal at Charlotte Wood Middle School in Danville.

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Pioneers announce Suzy Barcomb as new women's basketball coach

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay named Suzy Barcomb as the new women's basketball head coach. Barcomb is a 200-game winner in 12 seasons at the University of Puget Sound.

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What Makes Bradley Manning Tick? The Psychology Of Whistleblowers

Elizabeth C., crabbygolightly.com; June 14, 2010

Professor Emerita of Psychology Joan E. Sieber is quoted in blog post written by Time magazine reporter, Elizabeth C.

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Barcomb Resigns From Puget Sound, Headed to Cal State East Bay

Puget Sound College; June 14, 2010

Suzy Barcomb, the most-successful women’s basketball coach in Puget Sound College history, is the new women's basketball coach at Cal State East Bay.

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New administration building set to open this summer

By Barry Zepel

Most departments, including the Office of the President, are scheduled to move into their new home around mid-July.

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Locally-written musical wins Tony Award

Don Sanchez, KGO; June 14, 2010

Alumnus James Iglehart '98 has been a cast member in the musical "Memphis" since its world premiere in 2005. The play won a 2010 Tony Award for "Best Musical".

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85-year-old graduates from Cal State East Bay

Kristofer Noceda, Oakland Tribune; June 13, 2010

85-year old CSUEB grad Ida Cotton is featured in Oakland Tribune article.

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CBE Commencement Address

By Jack Acosta

Jack Acosta, longtime Bay Area businessman and supporter of higher education, accepted an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at commencement ceremonies for Cal State East Bay's College of Business and Economics June 12. His acceptance speech is published here.

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More than 5,000 to earn degrees this weekend from Cal State East Bay

Daily Review & Bay Area News Group; June 10, 2010

Story reports on upcoming commencement ceremonies for Cal State East Bay.

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85-Year-Old CSU East Bay Grad May End Up Homeless

CBS-5 (KPIX-TV), June 9, 2010

85-year old Ida Cotton is featured in CBS-5 news report.

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Devin Grigg talks MLB Draft

Pioneer baseball player Devin Grigg answered questions about being drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the Major League Baseball Draft this week.

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2 x 1.4mW fuel cells for California University

The Hydrogen Journal; June 9, 2010

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has placed an order with Connecticut company, FuelCell Energy, for 2 x 1.4 mW fuel cell power plants, to be installed on the campus of California State University, East Bay.

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People in the News

The Argus, Oakland Tribune; June 9, 2010

Alumna Janelle Minter will start the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine in August.

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Pioneer baseball player Devin Grigg drafted by Minnesota

By Kelly Hayes

Devin Grigg, senior outfielder and pitcher, was selected in the 17th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Twins.

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Yuri Kochiyama to receive honorary doctorate this week

University of Minnesota Press; June 8, 2010

University of Minnesota Press blogs about Yuri Kochiyama who was the subject of one of their biographies, "Heartbeat of Struggle" by Diane C. Fujino.

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Cal State East Bay Alum Creates New Endowments for College of Business and Economics

Miriam Schaffer, Bay Area College Admissions Examiner; June 7, 2010

Cal State East Bay announced a new campaign commitment from alumnus Jack Acosta '75, MBA '78 and his wife Susan. "Cal State East Bay is already known as one of the best in the west," Acosta said.

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Alumnus to create new endowments for College of Business and Economics

By Sarah Stanek

The $1 million pledge from Jack Acosta and his family will support professorships, scholarships and fellowships.

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Pizza with an Egyptian touch

Dave Newhouse, Oakland Tribune columnist; June 7, 2010

Cal State East Bay alumnus Farid Radwan owns three Red Boy Pizza locations.

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Hurricanes and Volcanoes in the East Bay

KNTV NBC Bay Area; June 4, 2010

KNTV Weatherman Rob Mayeda is teaching two CSUEB classes: "Natural Disasters" and "Weather and the Atmosphere."

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FuelCell Energy to Supply Direct FuelCell Power Plants to California Utility

FuelCell Energy Press Release; June 3, 2010

Fuel cell power plants will be configured to utilize the by-products of the fuel cell energy conversion process, including waste heat and waste water to meet campus needs. Cal State East Bay plans to utilize the waste heat for heating a swimming pool and utilize the waste water for landscape irrigation.

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Report Warned Wal-Mart of Risks Before Bias Suit

Steven Greenhouse, New York Times; June 3, 2010

The plaintiffs’ main expert, Richard Drogin, an emeritus statistics professor at California State University, East Bay, examined payroll data from 1996 to 2002 that Wal-Mart provided in the case.

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Harmonic Names Carolyn V. Aver as New Chief Financial Officer

Harmonic Press Release; June 1, 2010

Alumna Carolyn Aver was appointed as CFO for Harmonic. She earned a BS in Accounting from California State University, East Bay in 1982.

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Endangered Species Act: Noah's Ark or Titanic?

Craig Collins, Ph.D., Berkeley Daily Planet; June 1, 2010

Cal State East Bay Professor Craig Collins provides a news analysis on the Endangered Species Act.

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STEM at Cal State East Bay: A conversation with Dean Michael Leung of the College of Science

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Fourth in a series; President Qayoumi's conversation with the dean of the College of Science about CSUEB's interdisciplinary STEM education initiative.

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Julia Norton to receive award from international math institute

Julia A. Norton, professor emerita in the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, will be presented with the 2010 Carver Medal from the Institute of Mathematical Statistics Aug. 10 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Keeping Score: An Edge to Friendly Confines

Sean Forman, The New York Times; May 27, 2010

Research from CSUEB Business Professors Stephen Shmanske and Franklin Lowenthal is referenced in The New York Times baseball blog.

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Once Upon a Time in Afghanistan... Record stores, Mad Men furniture, and pencil skirts -- when Kabul had rock 'n' roll, not rockets

Mohammad Qayoumi, Foreign Policy; May 27, 2010

CSUEB President Mohammad Qayoumi reflects upon the Afghanistan he knew. (Photo Essay)

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Athletic department to honor student-athletes at annual banquet

By Kelly Hayes

The Athletic Department will honor its student-athletes' accomplishments at the annual Student-Athlete Banquet on June 4.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis recaps the end of the spring season and the 2010 Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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Six former Pioneers join Cal State East Bay Athletic Hall of Fame

Six Pioneer legends were inducted as the newest members of the Cal State East Bay Athletic Hall of Fame on May 15.

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Alameda police chief taking job in Fairfield

Peter Hegarty, Contra Costa Times; May 25, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Walt Tibbet is new Fairfield Chief of Police.

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Barnidge: Initiatives let voters take the law into their own hands

Tom Barnidge, Contra Costa Times; May 22, 2010

David Baggins, professor of political science at Cal State East Bay, is quoted in the Tom Barnidge column.

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No LOL for college professors

Matt Krupnick/ Indiana KTTV Channel 4; May 21, 2010

The Oakland Tribune article featuring Cal State East Bay has circulated nationally to WTTV Channel 4 in Indianapolis, IN.

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College professors are anything but LOL at their students' recent writing habits

Chicago Tribune; May 21, 2010

The Oakland Tribune article quoting CSUEB professors has circulated nationally to include the Chicago Tribune.

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State among top 5 in fuel cells

Michael C. Juliano, NewsTimes.com; May 20, 2010

Cal State East Bay is mentioned in article on Connecticut becoming a "top 5" in fuel cells.

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Nitrate problems prohibitively expensive to treat

Julia Scott, San Mateo County Times; May 20, 2010

CSUEB Professor Jean Moran is quoted in article on nitrate contamination.

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Pigeon study helps CSUEB students fly to first place in CSU-wide research contest

by Elias Barboza

CSUEB students win first place at the annual CSU Research Competition with their findings about laboratory pigeons.

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W.K. Kellogg Foundation pledges $75 million to promote racial healing

Tammerlin Drummond, Oakland Tribune: May 18, 2010

California State University East Bay Foundation received $10,000 for a program that addresses the over representation of African-American youth in foster care.

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Students Get Kicks on Route 66

Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology; May 18, 2010

Campus Technology magazine features CSUEB student multimedia graduate thesis project that uses a Volkswagen Bug, a Nintendo Wii, and three Google programs.

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Route 66: The Multimedia Graduate Thesis Project

Michael Yessis, World Hum; May 17, 2010

Travel writer, Michael Yessis, features CSUEB multi-media graduate student project on Route 66 in his blog.

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Remedies for tainted water in Central Valley are not quick or easy

Julia Scott, California Watch; May 17, 2010

Jean Moran, professor of earth and environmental science at California State University East Bay and a former groundwater research scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is quoted in article on nitrate contamination.

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Move to regulate farms to ease nitrate problem

San Francisco Chronicle; May 17, 2010

Jean Moran, professor of earth and environmental science at Cal State East Bay, is quoted in article on nitrate contamination.

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Does keeping A's make cents for Oakland?

Chris Metinko, Oakland Tribune; May 17, 2010

Leo Kahane, a professor of economics, is quoted in Oakland Tribune article on the Oakland Coliseum.

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Renovated Pioneer Stadium makes debut at commencement

By Barry Zepel

The facility will be the site for four commencement ceremonies June 11-13 and then becomes home to the FC Gold Pride of the Women's Professional Soccer league starting June 19.

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Students Look to Revitalize Route 66 with the Wii and Google

Don Martelli, Technorati; May 15, 2010

Blogger Don Martelli features CSUEB graduate students and their Route 66 project in his technology blog.

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Solving the problem of nitrate contamination

Julia Scott, California Watch; May 15, 2010

Jean Moran, professor of earth and environmental science, is quoted in article on nitrate contamination.

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CSUEB launches new one-year, full-time MBA program beginning July 1

Cal State East Bay will launch a new one year, full-time MBA degree program beginning July 1.

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Small college notes: Archie Gilbert honored by CSU East Bay

Bay Area News Group; May 15, 2010

Current professional baseball player Archie Gilbert was inducted into CSUEB's Athletic Hall of Fame.

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CSUEB boosts regional economy by $415 million, report finds

By Barry Zepel

The findings of a new economic impact study of the California State University system have been announced by the Office of the Chancellor.

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Cal State East Bay and Chevron expand math academies for underserved students

By Sarah Stanek

The Mathematics Achievement Academies will launch at East Bay middle and high schools this summer.

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The Grim Reaper of Greenhouse Gases

Craig Collins, Berkeley Daily Planet; May 10, 2010

Political Science Lecturer Craig Collins submit editorial on greenhouse gases.

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Dating hell, love, survival dramatized by senior theatre and dance students

Six plays and one dance piece created, directed and performed by students will be staged May 28 and 29 and June 4 through 6 on the Hayward campus.

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Civil rights leader to receive honorary doctorate from CSUEB

By Barry Zepel

Yuri Kochiyama will be honored during commencement ceremonies for the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences June 12.

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Wood carving turns wood into artworks

Contra Costa Times; May 6, 2010

Cal State East Bay alumnus Mike Budesilich and his award-winning wood carvings is featured in recent news article.

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Sharrer Named Freshman of the Year as Four Pioneers Earn CCAA Honors

Pioneer outfielder Charlie Sharrer collected CCAA Freshman of the Year honors, while Devin Grigg, Stephen Gatehouse and Nick McManus were named to the All-CCAA teams on Wednesday.

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CSUEB to honor 5,000 at 5 commencements June 11-13

By Barry Zepel

Ceremonies for each of Cal State East Bay's four colleges will take place on Hayward Campus, with ceremony for Concord Campus students taking place at Boatwright Sports Complex.

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Civil rights leader, two philanthropists to be honored at CSUEB commencements

By Barry Zepel

Cal State East Bay will honor long time civil rights leader Yuri Kochiyama and East Bay businessmen and philanthropists Jack Acosta and Sil Garaventa Jr. at the ceremonies in mid-June.

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The Dementia of Petroleum Addiction?

Craig Collins, Berkeley Daily Planet; May 3, 2010

Political Science Lecturer Craig Collins submits editorial on fossil fuel addiction.

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Scholars' study offers tips for writing effective reference letters

By Erin Merdinger

What do recruiters most want to see in a job candidate's reference letters? New CSUEB research identifies what not to leave out.

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STEM at Cal State East Bay: A conversation with Dean Terri Swartz of CBE

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Third in a series; President Qayoumi and the dean of the College of Business and Economics talk about the intersection of STEM education and business.

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Pioneers Cap Season with Senior Day Victory to Complete Four-Game Sweep of Cal State LA

The Cal State East Bay baseball team capped the 2010 campaign with a 6-4 win over Cal State LA to complete the four-game sweep of the Golden Eagles.

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Pioneers Take Fifth at WWPA Championships After 9-8 Win Over Santa Clara

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team capped the 2010 season with a 9-8 victory over Santa Clara in the fifth-place game at the WWPA Championships.

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Pioneers Earn Saturday Sweep at WWPA Championships to Advance to Fifth-Place Game

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team swept the second day of the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) Championships on Saturday, topping Cal State Monterey Bay, 9-7, before downing Sonoma State, 13-10. The Pioneers (23-12) advance to Sunday's fifth-place game and will meet No. 5-seeded Santa Clara.

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Sharrer's Walkoff Homerun Hands Pioneers Saturday Sweep of Cal State LA

The Pioneer baseball team swept Cal State LA in doubleheader action on Saturday, topping the Golden Eagles 13-8 in game one and 8-6 in eight innings in game two. Charlie Sharrer hit a walk-off two-run homerun in game two, while Nick McManus set a new program record for single-season hits.

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McShane's Grand Slam Lifts Pioneers Over Cal State LA

James McShane's eighth-inning grand slam put the Pioneers up for good in a 9-7 win over Cal State LA in Friday's series opener.

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Fran David to get Hayward city manager post

Contra Costa Times; April 30, 2010

Hayward City Council has promoted Cal State East Bay alumna Fran David to the position of City Manager.

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Cal State East Bay Drops WWPA Tournament Opener to Colorado State

The third-seeded Cal State East Bay women's water polo team fell to No. 8-seeded Colorado State, 10-8, in the first round of the WWPA Championships on Friday.

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What is sustainable?

Explore the Spring 2010 issues of Cal State East Bay Magazine to learn more about our green efforts and research.

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Campus Updates: Spring 2010

The latest developments from the Hayward and Concord campuses and CSUEB's commitment to building a vibrant university village for students, friends and the community.

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Veteran teachers named high school principals

Palo Alto Online; April 29, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Phil Winston has been tapped as the new principal at Palo Alto High School (PALY).

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Third-Seeded Pioneers To Open WWPA Championships on Friday

Cal State East Bay opens the 2010 WWPA Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will meet No. 6 Colorado State on Friday at 2:20 p.m. in Bakersfield. The tournament champion earns an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.

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Pioneers To Honor Seniors During Final Series This Weekend

Pioneer baseball is set to host Cal State LA for its final series of the season this weekend. Cal State East Bay will honor 10 seniors on Sunday.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis shares the latest happenings in Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Fitness mogul wants to shape up Warriors

Contra Costa Times

Alumnus Mark Mastrov is featured.

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CSUEB students In the News

Bay Area News Group and Fremont Argus: April 28, 2010

CSUEB students Lorenz Ortiz, Phillip Long and Melanie Sharr recognized.

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Pierce and Cooper Collect WWPA Awards

Pioneer women's water polo player Claire Pierce collected Western Water Polo Association Newcomer of the Year honors, while Head Coach Lisa Cooper was named Coach of the Year.

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Venture Mentoring Service wins award

MIT News; April 26, 2010

CSUEB President Mo Qayoumi served on the National Consortium for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education (NCCI) panel who awarded its 2010 Leveraging Excellence Award to MIT’s Venture Mentoring Service.

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Student Researchers Present Findings at Annual Science Meeting

U.S. Department of Energy, April 26, 2010

Joanne Osburn, a CSUEB student studying biology and chemistry, presented her new statistical model which determines the source of a pathogen, especially useful during bio-terrorism.

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Pioneers Fall to Cal State San Bernardino in Series Finale

The Pioneer baseball team lost the series finale to Cal State San Bernardino 13-8 on April 25.

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Pioneers Split Doubleheader with Cal State San Bernardino

Pioneer hurler Aaron Hannigan improved to 5-3 for the season as the Pioneers earned a split by defeating Cal State San Bernardino 6-2 in the second game of a CCAA doubleheader on April 24.

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Pioneers Fall in Finale to CCAA Regular Season Champion Monterey Bay

The Cal State East Bay softball team closed out the season with a pair of losses to Cal State Monterey Bay on Saturday afternoon.

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Pioneers Drop Wild CCAA Game to Cal State San Bernardino, 11-10

The Pioneer baseball team lost a tough 11-10 CCAA game to Cal State San Bernardino on April 23.

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Four 1.4mW fuel cells for California Universities

The Hydrogen Journal; April 23, 2010

Article on the new fuel cell planned for Cal State East Bay.

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Pioneers Rebound with Doubleheader Sweep at Menlo College

The Cal State East Bay softball team snapped a 12-game losing streak, sweeping Menlo College in doubleheader action on Thursday afternoon.

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Pioneer hurler Paul Jinkens earns Wilson/CCAA Pitcher of the Week honors

Cal State East Bay junior right hander Paul Jinkens took home Wilson/CCAA Pitcher of the Week honors on Wednesday after striking out a school-record 15 in a win over Cal Poly Pomona on April 17.

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Acosta, Garaventa to receive honorary doctorates at June commencements

Both recipients are East Bay businessmen and philanthropists who have been longtime supporters of higher education.

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Pioneers Close Season with Fifth-Place Showing at Sonoma State Spring Invite

The Cal State East Bay women's golf team capped the 2010 season on Tuesday, finishing fifth at the Sonoma State Spring Invitational.

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Cal State East Bay Finishes Eighth at CCAA Championships

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team finished the 2010 CCAA Championships in eighth place after scoring a final-round 304 on Tuesday.

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Davis Leads Pioneers at First Day of CCAA Championships

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team opened the 2010 CCAA Championships on Monday, finishing the day tied for seventh place.

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Pioneers Split Series with Cal Poly Pomona After 13-8 Loss

The Cal State East Bay baseball team fell in the finale of its four-game series with Cal Poly Pomona on Sunday, 13-8.

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Cal State East Bay Falls to Chico State on Senior Day

The Cal State East Bay softball team fell to Chico State in its final home doubleheader of the 2010 season.

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Jinkens Ties Single Game Strikeout Record as Pioneers Split with Cal Poly Pomona

Pioneer junior Paul Jinkens tied the Cal State East Bay record for single-game strikeouts with 15 in the game one victory over Cal Poly Pomona. The Pioneers split the doubleheader with a 10-6 loss in game two.

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Pioneers Drop Two in Doubleheader Against Chico State

Cal State East Bay falls to Chico State in a pair of games on Friday afternoon.

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Pioneers Come From Behind To Top Cal Poly Pomona, 9-8

Cal State East Bay staged a late comeback to post a 9-8 victory over Cal Poly Pomona to open a four-game series with the Broncos.

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Pioneers To Meet Chico State in Final Home Series

The Cal State East Bay softball team is set to make its final home appearance of the 2010 season this weekend, hosting Chico State for a four-game series at Pioneer Field.

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Lab without walls gives students, faculty more computing flexibility

By Monique Beeler

Cal State East Bay leads a pilot project that will introduce virtual computer labs to every California State University campus.

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Pleasanton Mom Behind Major Tea Party Rally

CBS 5 News; April 14, 2010

CBS 5 interviews CSUEB Political Science Professor Elizabeth Bergman about the Tea Party.

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Activists Prepare For Tax Day Tea Party In East Bay

KTVU News; April 14, 2010

KTVU Channel 2 interviews CSUEB Political Science Professor Elizabeth Bergman about the Tea Party.

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Cal State East Bay Finishes 12th at Hanny Stanislaus Invitational

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team finished 12th in a field of 17 teams at the 37th Annual Hanny Stanislaus Invitational at the Turlock Golf and Country Club.

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Pioneer baseball plans "Hits for Haiti" fundraiser

By Dawn Ellerbe

Looking to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti, the baseball team will host a "Hits for Haiti" fundraiser April 24.

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Pioneers in 13th Through Two Rounds at Hanny Stanislaus Invitational

The Pioneer men's golf team stands in 13th place after two rounds of the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational on April 12.

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Sikh-Punjabi chair speaks on Sikh Americans pre-, post-9/11

What do we really know about South Asians – the fifth largest population in the world, and a very large Bay Area diaspora? Jaideep Singh looks at key elements in his May 5 presentation.

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Professors not ROTFL at students' text language

Matt Krupnick, Contra Costa Times; April 12, 2010

CSUEB professors explain why they don't LOL at their students' recent writing habits.

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Ninth-Inning Comeback Secures Series Split for Pioneers

The Pioneer baseball team scored twice in the ninth inning en route to an 8-6 non-conference victory over Central Washington on April 11.

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Craig Collins' "Toxic Loopholes"

The Page 99 Test; April 11, 2010

The Page 99 blog asks Political Science Lecturer Craig Collins to put his new book, "Toxic Loopholes" to the page test.

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Diversity Day promotes multicultural awareness

by Elias Barboza

At May 21 Diversity Day, clubs and organizations will demonstrate through posters and discussion how they encouraged diversity and unity at the university.

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Cal State East Bay Swept in Saturday Doubleheader

The Cal State East Bay softball team scored just two runs for the second straight day, falling in a pair of games to Cal State Stanislaus on a blustery Saturday at Pioneer Field.

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Cal State East Bay Falls in Doubleheader Action with Central Washington

The Pioneer baseball team fell to 15-24-1 after losing both ends of a doubleheader to Central Washington 5-4 and 7-1 on April 10.

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Pioneers Fall to Cal State Stanislaus in Doubleheader Action

The Cal State East Bay softball team dropped a pair of games to Cal State Stanislaus in the series-opening doubleheader on Friday afternoon.

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Pioneers Fall to No. 17 UC San Diego in Senior Day Battle

After a hard-fought game that saw the two teams combine for 18 major fouls, the Cal State East Bay women's water polo team came out on the losing end of an 18-12 decision with No. 17 UC San Diego on Friday evening at Pioneer Pool.

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Pioneers Blank Central Washington in Series Opener

Pioneer hurlers Matt McCormick and Rich Kemp combined to blank Central Washington on six hits in a 10-0 East Bay non conference victory on Friday.

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Pioneers Set to Host Cal State Stanislaus, Travel to Dominican

The Cal State East Bay softball team is set to meet Cal State Stanislaus in its first home conference series since the first week of March.

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Pioneers To Host No. 17 UCSD for Senior Day at Pioneer Pool

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team will play its final home game of the season on Friday, meeting No. 17 UC San Diego on Senior Day before traveling to Fresno to take on Fresno Pacific and a Fresno masters team on Saturday.

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Cal State East Bay Drops Two to Close Out Series with Humboldt State

The Cal State East Bay softball team fell to Humboldt State twice on the final day of the four-game series in Arcata, giving the Jacks the four-game sweep.

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Dance theater puts new spin on coming of age for 'Wayward'

By Diane Daniel

The audience will move around and through the theater, eventually leading to a ritual circle on stage during dance performances for the show "Wayward" at the University Theatre May 7, 8, 14, 15 and 16.

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Kennedy-Donohue Named WWPA Player of the Week

Cal State East Bay women's water polo player Tristan Kennedy-Donohue earned Western Water Polo Association Player of the Week honors on Wednesday after leading the Pioneers to a pair of wins last week.

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Revolution in golf statistics: Study puts a number on extraordinary dominance of Tiger Woods

Chris Gorski, Inside Science News Service; April 7, 2010

CSUEB Economist Stephen Shmanske and his book, "Golfonomics" is included in this article on the PGA Tour's sophisticated statistical effort called ShotLink.

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Popular business program declared impacted

By Monique Beeler

Growing student demand and dwindling state resources lead the university to declare impacted its most popular undergraduate major, business administration.

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Pioneers Swept in Doubleheader Action at Humboldt State

The Cal State East Bay softball team fell in the first two games of its series with Humboldt State on Tuesday afternoon.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis gives a spring sports update and previews the 2010 Hall of Fame class.

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Vignettes from 'Sundance' film to open May 14 discussion on Black sexuality stereotypes

The Department of Ethnic Studies hosts the free program, discussion and documentary workshop on the lawn adjacent to Lassen Hall in Pioneer Heights.

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McManus Named CCAA Player of the Week

Pioneer third baseman Nick McManus earned CCAA Player of the Week honors after helping lead Cal State East Bay to a series win over Cal State Monterey Bay.

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STEM at Cal State East Bay: A conversation with Dean Carolyn Nelson of CEAS

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Second in a series; President Qayoumi discusses the future of STEM education with the interim dean of the College of Education and Allied Studies.

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'Day of Teacher' for those who want to teach April 24 at Concord campus

Anyone interested in exploring teaching as a career will want to attend this annual event Saturday, April 24 at the Concord campus of Cal State East Bay.

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Pioneers Sweep Pair of Games in Seaside

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team used wins over Concordia and Cal State Monterey Bay to complete the two-game sweep in Seaside on Saturday.

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Pioneers Split Doubleheader to Take Series with Cal State Monterey Bay

Cal State Monterey Bay and Cal State East Bay split a pair of high-scoring games on Saturday, with the Otters winning the opener, 18-10, while the Pioneers captured the second contest, 15-6.

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Pioneers Sweep Cal State Monterey Bay in Doubleheader Action

The Pioneer bats remained hot following a doubleheader sweep over host Cal State Monterey Bay 12-6 and 11-6 on April 2.

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University's Friends of History host expert on Mexico May 12

By Diane Daniel

Margaret Chowning returns to CSUEB, where she taught for five years, with a presentation that will bring Mexico's two revolutions to life.

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CSUEB students get their kicks on Route 66

By Kimberly Legocki

Three multimedia students are experiencing the famous U.S. route through technology and a "suped-up" 1969 VW Bug.

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Online directory gathers CSUEB social media tools in one spot

By Monique Beeler

Find CSUEB on Facebook, Twitter and more using the university's new online social media directory.

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'Requiem' and other sacred music set for Oakland cathedral May 29

By Diane Daniel

Cal State East Bay choral groups will be joined by Kansas singers and internationally-known organist for concert of English and French music.

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Train exhibition, 'Wayward,' two art shows, symphonic concert highlight spring arts

Never-before-displayed model train collection, student artwork, numerous musical performances and two dance pieces entertain, intrigue audiences this spring.

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Students create diversity mural in University Library

By Diane Daniel

A mural created by CSUEB alumnus Luis Andrade will be dedicated in the University Library April 14 as part of National Library Week.

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Pre-nursing senior wins annual DeClercq poetry contest

Winning poets are invited to read at the Distinguished Writers Series event, 7 p.m. April 13 in the Biella Room of the University Library.

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Cal State East Bay Set to Resume CCAA Play This Weekend

Following a non-conference win over Patten University, the Pioneer baseball team will resume CCAA play with a four-game series with Cal State Monterey Bay on April 2-3.

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Poet Chris Buckley reads from new collection May 25

A Guggenheim Fellow and two-time NEA grant recipient shares the energizing, humanistic approach that he brings to his writing.

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IPAC ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES

Tribology & Lubrication Technology; April 1, 2010

MBA and a chemistry grad Daniel Stage was recently promoted to technical services manager at International Petroleum Products & Additives Co.

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Josewski's Walk-Off Homer Highlights Pioneers' Dramatic Victory Over Patten

Levi Josewski hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth as the Pioneers rallied from a 9-0 deficit to defeat visiting Patten University 12-11 on March 31.

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Pioneers Down Menlo College to Sweep Doubleheader

Behind solid pitching performances from freshman Lauren Zweigle and junior Cat Schorn, the Cal State East Bay Softball team posted a doubleheader sweep of Menlo College on Wednesday at Pioneer Field.

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Cal State East Bay brings Zipcar to Hayward campus

The university's Hayward campus community has access to two automobiles from Zipcar, the world's largest car sharing service, thanks to a partnership between CSUEB Enterprise Operations, ASI, and Zipcar.

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Pioneers Pick Up Two Wins on Final Day of Tournament of Champions

The final day of the Mizuno Tournament of Champions proved to be the best for the Cal State East Bay softball team, as it came up with wins over Chaminade and Notre Dame de Namur during elimination play, advancing to the Bronze Bracket championship game before falling to Humboldt State.

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Cal State East Bay Splits Doubleheader with Sonoma State

In a wild afternoon and night of CCAA baseball on Sunday, Cal State East Bay and Sonoma State played 20 innings and eight hours of baseball, eventually splitting the series-capping doubleheader at Pioneer field.

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Pioneers Split Four Games at Fluid Five Tournament

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team finished its weekend at the Fluid Five Tournament, hosted by Indiana, with a 2-2 record.

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CSUEB Picks Up Win on Final Day of Pool Play at Tournament of Champions

The Cal State East Bay softball team played three games on Saturday's second day of the Mizuno Tournament of Champions, picking up its first win of the weekend in game three after dropping the first two contests.

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Pioneers Swept by Sonoma State in Doubleheader Action

The Pioneer baseball team dropped both ends of the doubleheader to Sonoma State 5-3 and 7-2 on March 27.

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Pioneers Fall on Day One of Tournament of Champions

The Cal State East Bay softball team scored a total of 10 runs in its two games on the opening day of the Mizuno Tournament of Champions, but fell in both contests on Friday in Turlock.

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Pioneers Head to Mizuno Tournament of Champions in Turlock

The Cal State East Bay softball team is set to play at least six games this weekend when it travels to the Mizuno Tournament of Champions, hosted by Cal State Stanislaus in Turlock.

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Cal State East Bay Set to Meet Sonoma State in Four-Game Series

The Pioneer baseball team, 5-15 in CCAA play and 9-18-1 overall, will face Sonoma State (5-11 CCAA, 12-16) in a pair of doubleheaders on March 27-28.

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Pioneers Place 10th at NDNU Argonaut Invitational

The Cal State East Bay men’s golf team finished 10th out of 16 teams in the NDNU Argonaut Invitational on March 21-23.

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Pioneers Finish Ninth at Wildcat Classic

The Cal State East Bay women’s golf team finished ninth with a two-round score of 750 at the InterWest Chico State Invitational on March 22-23.

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University launches news blog, widens scope of campus coverage

By Sarah Stanek

The new blog connects with CSUEB's social media to share short news items from student events, alumni, athletics, arts and more.

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Second literary review launches April 1 at downtown Hayward party

By Diane Daniel

The university's national literary review debuts its second edition featuring interview with Dorothy Allison, poetry by Christopher Buckley, and much more.

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Pioneers Roll Past Academy of Art

The Pioneer baseball team improved to 9-18-1 for the season following a 14-0 non-conference win over Academy of Art University on March 23.

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Cal State East Bay alumnus and assistant coach Al Roderigues lost to cancer

By Kelly Hayes

Al Roderigues, a former Cal State East Bay baseball player and women's volleyball assistant coach, died March 19 at the age of 67 after a 16-month battle with stomach cancer.

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Devine, Litton are 'Distinguished Alumnus' and 'Young Alumnus' of year

By Barry Zepel

Patrick Devine and Robert Litton were recognized April 10 at the Presidential Scholars Benefit and Awards Gala.

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Cal State East Bay Falls in Series Finale at SFSU

The Pioneer baseball team lost to San Francisco State by the score of 5-2 in the final game of a four-game series on March 21.

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Pioneers Sweep Dominican in Doubleheader Action

The Cal State East Bay softball team posted a pair of eight-run rule victories over Dominican in its first non-conference action of the season on Saturday at Pioneer Field.

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Cal State East Bay Sweeps Saturday Doubleheader with SFSU

Following a tough defeat in Friday's series opener, the Pioneer baseball team took both games of a doubleheader, 12-11 and 4-2, from visiting San Francisco State on Saturday.

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Pioneers Edged by San Francisco State, 4-3

The Pioneers lost a tough 4-3 decision to San Francisco State in the first matchup of a four-game series on March 19.

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Pioneers Fall to Harvard, 15-11

Though it matched Harvard for three quarters, the Cal State East Bay women's water polo team fell to the Crimson, 15-11, on Friday afternoon at Pioneer Pool.

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Cal State East Bay Set to Meet Harvard at Pioneer Pool

The 19th-ranked Cal State East Bay women's water polo team will play host to Harvard in its only game of the week this Friday at Pioneer Pool.

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25th Annual Jazz Festival features Tim Armacost Quartet

Cal State East Bay Jazz Ensemble will join the New York jazz musicians at the annual jazz celebration April 16.

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BFA students show art in annual exhibition

The exhibition at the University Art Gallery showcases a variety of works by student artists in CSUEB's focused fine art academic program.

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Scholarship benefit honors academic achievement, alumni accomplishments

By Sarah Stanek

Student support gets a global twist at the annual Presidential Scholars benefit and gala April 10, featuring awards, dinner and dancing.

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Cal State East Bay Set to Take on Cross-Bay Rival San Francisco State

Cal State East Bay and San Francisco State will play a four-game home-and-home series this weekend.

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New contract improves recycling at CSUEB

By Erin Merdinger

A new waste removal process aims to further reduce the amount of waste Cal State East Bay sends to landfills. 

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AC Transit changes service to Hayward campus starting March 28

AC Transit's bus line 92, which currently serves CSUEB's Hayward campus, will be replaced by lines 60 and 22, effective March 28.

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Pioneers Salvage Series with Win over Dominguez Hills

The Cal State East Bay baseball team built up a 12-3 lead and held off a late surge by Cal State Dominguez Hills to win 12-11 on March 14.

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CSUEB Splits Doubleheader with Dominguez Hills

The Cal State East Bay softball team split the final doubleheader of its four-game weekend series with Cal State Dominguez Hills.

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Cal State East Bay Falls at Dominguez Hills

The Pioneer baseball team was swept in a doubleheader by Cal State Dominguez Hills 8-6 and 5-1 on March 13.

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Pioneers Top Sonoma State, Macalester at Home

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team continued its winning ways at home, downing both Sonoma State and Macalester College on Saturday at Pioneer Pool.

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Pioneers Fall in Doubleheader Action in Carson

The Cal State East Bay softball team dropped a pair of games on Friday at Cal State Dominguez Hills.

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Pioneers Fall to Dominguez Hills, 9-1

The Pioneer baseball team lost to host Cal State Dominguez Hills 9-1 in the opener of a four-game series on March 12.

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CSUEB To Host SoccerPlus National Goalkeeper Clinic

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer coaching staff is teaming up with SoccerPlus Goalkeeper School to host a one-day clinic this spring at the Cal State East Bay Campus.

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Cal State East Bay Returns Home for Pair of Games

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team returns home for the first time in over two weeks to play host to both Sonoma State and Macalester College on Saturday afternoon.

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Cal State East Bay Hits the Road for Series at Dominguez Hills

The Cal State East Bay softball team hits the road for just the second time this season, taking on Cal State Dominguez Hills in a pair of doubleheaders this weekend in Carson.

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Cal State East Bay Heads South for Four-Game Series

The Pioneer baseball team, 2-10 CCAA, and 5-13-1 overall, will play at Cal State Dominguez Hills in a four-game series March 12-14.

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Strong Finish Gives East Bay Fifth-Place Showing at Pioneer Shootout

A solid third round enabled the Cal State East Bay men's golf team to finish fifth in the Pioneer Shootout on March 8-9 at the Hiddenbrooke Golf Course in Vallejo.

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Cal State East Bay Places Sixth at Pioneer Shootout

The Cal State East Bay women's golf team finished seventh in the Pioneer Shootout held at Hiddenbrooke Golf Course in Vallejo on March 8-9.

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Poizner la emprende contra indocumentados

La Opinion; March 9, 2010

The largest Spanish-language newspaper in America interviews CSUEB Political Science Professor Kim Geron about Steve Poizner.

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Pioneers Add Four in 2010 Signing Class

Head Coach Amy Gerace and the Cal State East Bay women's soccer coaching staff announced the signing of four players to Letters of Intent for the 2010 season during the February early signing period.

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STEM at Cal State East Bay: First in a series of conversations with President Qayoumi and university leaders about CSUEB's future

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

The president begins a series of columns about the value of science, technology, engineering and math education, which is at the heart of the university's academic and strategic plans.

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Phil Snow Named EMU Football Assistant Coach

Ypsilanti News/EMU Web site; March 8, 2010

CSUEB '78 alumnus Phil Snow has been named an assistant football coach at Eastern Michigan University.

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Pioneers Take Three of Four at Cal Lutheran Tournament

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team got off to rough start in this weekend's "Cal Lu"-fornia Spring Classic tournament but bounced back to win its final three games and improve to 14-6 on the season.

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UC San Diego Completes Four-Game Sweep over CSUEB

UC San Diego completed a four-game sweep over Cal State East Bay by pounding the Pioneers 18-5 on March 7.

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Pioneers Set to Host Cal State East Bay Invitational

The Pioneer men's and women's golf teams will play host to 14 men's and women's teams for the Cal State East Bay Invitational at Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in Vallejo beginning on Monday.

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Pioneers Drop Slugfest with No. 3 UC San Diego, 12-7

The Pioneer baseball lost a slugfest to visiting UC San Diego 12-7 on March 6. Both teams combined for 29 hits, seven doubles and a home run.

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Pioneers Fall in Doubleheader Action

The Cal State East Bay softball team dropped its second straight doubleheader at the hands of first-place Sonoma State on Saturday afternoon.

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Cal State East Bay Drops Twin Bill to Sonoma State

The Cal State East Bay softball team dropped a pair of games to Sonoma State in doubleheader action on Friday.

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Pioneers Fall to No. 3 UC San Diego in Doubleheader Action

The third-ranked UC San Diego Tritons took a doubleheader from host Cal State East Bay 5-3 and 3-2 on March 5.

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MC grad Lucchesi gets CCAA honor

Modesto Bee; March 5, 2010

CSUEB women's basketball player Lauren Lucchesi is recognized by her hometown newspaper.

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Symposium uses micro-documentaries to illustrate lives of local Filipinos

April 14 symposium promotes understanding of Filipino culture, values, challenges and vision through mini documentaries and discussion.

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Wet Weather Changes Baseball and Softball Schedules

Impending wet weather has again altered the Cal State East Bay softball and baseball schedules this weekend. Both team's Friday doubleheaders have been moved to an earlier start due to forecasted rain in the afternoon.

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Students Rally Against Education Cuts

KCBS News Radio; March 4, 2010

Daytime coverage of student rallies at Cal State East Bay and other Bay Area universities.

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Cimino Leads Pioneers at Coyote Classic

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team returned to action this weekend, playing at the Cal State San Bernardino Coyote Classic and finishing 17th overall.

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Pioneers Organize Fundraiser to Support Our Troops

The Cal State East Bay softball team is hosting a Support Our Troops event during this weekend's series against Sonoma State. The Pioneers will be accepting donations for Give2theTroops, a nonprofit charity organization which sends letters and care packages to America's armed forces in combat zones around the world.

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2009-10 Cal State East Bay Season Recap

The Pioneer men's basketball team finished the 2009-10 campaign with a 6-21 record.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis recaps an exciting Homecoming Week.

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Cal State East Bay Set to Host Third-Ranked UC San Diego

The Pioneer baseball team, 2-6 in CCAA play and 6-8-1 overall, will host No. 3 U.C. San Diego (6-2 CCAA, 15-3) in a four-game series March 5-7.

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Elevation elation: Harden carrying on affair with Sierra Nevada

The Union Democrat (Sonora); March 3, 2010

This article is about CSUEB alumnus and Sonora resident Dave Harden, who is an outdoorsman.

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Lucchesi Collects CCAA Freshman of the Year Honors

Cal State East Bay women's basketball player Lauren Lucchesi was named California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Freshman of the Year for the 2009-2010 season.

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Cal State East Bay Men's Soccer To Host Spring Camps

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer coaching staff will hold three camp sessions this spring on the Cal State East Bay campus.

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Pioneers Open Spring Season with Sixth Place Finish

The Cal State East Bay women's golf team kicked off the spring campaign last weekend at the rain-shortened Cal State San Marcos Cougar Invitational, finishing sixth overall.

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Nelson caps season with CCAA player of the week honors

Cal State East Bay women's basketball player Claudia Nelson was named California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Player of the Week on March 1.

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Pioneers Take Series Finale to Earn Split with Stanislaus

The Pioneer baseball team improved to 2-6 in CCAA play following a 7-6 home victory over Cal State Stanislaus on March 1.

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New online green professional certificate programs offered by CSUEB

Instruction for programs offered by the university's Division of Continuing and International Education commence March 29.

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Poster exhibit displays faculty creativity and scholarship

By Monique Beeler

Discover the breadth and depth of faculty expertise -- ranging from analysis of how a sea slug's nervous system behaves to what happens when companies cap executive pay -- at a March 10 research poster exhibit.

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'Chicago,' the musical

San Francisco Chronicle; March 1, 2010

Advance calendar item on Cal State East Bay production of 'Chicago,' the musical.

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No. 19 CSUEB Sweeps Four Games at Chapman Tournament

The 19th-ranked Cal State East Bay women's water polo team completed the four game sweep at the Chapman Invitational, topping Cal State San Bernardino, host Chapman, Gannon and Occidental this weekend.

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Cal State East Bay Earns Weekend Split with San Bernardino

Despite scheduling around wet weather all weekend, the Cal State East Bay softball team managed to fit in all four games with Cal State San Bernardino, earning a split with the Coyotes as it finished up the series on Sunday.

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Cal State East Bay Rallies for First CCAA Victory

The Pioneers won their first CCAA game of the season with three runs in the ninth inning to defeat Stanislaus State 7-4 on Feb. 28.

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Pioneers Use Late Rally to Top San Bernardino, 3-2

After waiting out a morning rainstorm, the Cal State East Bay softball team finally got its series with Cal State San Bernardino underway with a come-from-behind, 3-2, victory over the Coyotes.

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Pioneers Fall to Cal State Stanislaus in Game One

Cal State Stanislaus scored four runs in the first inning to defeat Cal State East Bay 4-2 in a CCAA game played in Turlock on Feb. 27.

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Schwab's Small College Sports Column

Bay Area News Group; Feb. 27, 2010

Sports columnist Matt Schwab reports on Cal State East Bay men's basketball.

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Seniors Come Up Big in Overtime Win Over Sonoma State

The five seniors on the Pioneer men's basketball team made their final game at Cal State East Bay count, coming from behind in a 94-82 overtime victory over Sonoma State on Friday night.

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Pioneers Edged by Sonoma State, 68-65, on Senior Night

Despite a solid second-half performance, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team could not overcome a 15-point halftime deficit in a 68-65 loss to Sonoma State on Friday night.

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Baseball Schedule Changed Due to Weather

The Cal State East Bay baseball team's schedule for this weekend's home and home series with Cal State Stanislaus has been altered due to approaching inclement weather.

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Pioneers Change Schedule for Weekend Series Due to Impending Rain

The Cal State East Bay softball team's doubleheaders this weekend against visiting Cal State San Bernardino have been rescheduled due to impending rain on Friday. The Pioneers and Coyotes are now scheduled to face off in doubleheader action on Saturday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m.

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Cal State East Bay Fall to Humboldt State, 64-50

The Pioneer men's basketball lost to visiting Humboldt State 64-50 on Feb. 24.

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Pioneers Upset Humboldt State in 75-73 Victory

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team got redemption on Wednesday night at Pioneer Gym, toppling Humboldt State, 75-73, after falling to the Jacks by 39 points earlier this season.

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Pioneer West Regional Championship Teams To Be Honored at Homecoming

Two of the most successful men's basketball teams in Cal State East Bay history will be honored on Feb. 26 prior to the beginning of the Cal State East Bay-Sonoma State game at 7:30 p.m.

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Are textbooks going the way of the card catalog?

By Kimberly Legocki

Increased use of electronic textbooks may not offer universities the financial panacea some research has suggested. Cal State East Bay librarian Aline Soules explains why.

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CSUEB To Cap Season Against Humboldt and Sonoma for Homecoming Week

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team will close out the season this week at home, playing host to Humboldt State and Sonoma State for Homecoming Week. The Pioneers (1-24, 1-19 CCAA) take on the Jacks on Wednesday night before meeting the Seawolves on Friday for the 2010 Homecoming Game and Senior Night.

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Cal State East Bay Concludes Season During Homecoming Week

The Pioneer men's basketball team, 5-20 overall and 2-18 in CCAA play, will conclude the 2009-10 season with home games on Feb. 24 against Humboldt State and Feb. 26 versus Sonoma State to end the 2009-10 season.

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CSUEB Resumes CCAA Play with Four-Game Series Against Cal State Stanislaus

The Cal State East Bay baseball team, 0-4 in CCAA play and 3-7-1 overall, will face Cal State Stanislaus in a four-game series on Feb. 26-28.

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Super experience in London

Brentwood Press; Feb. 23, 2010

Story about CSUEB alumna and Discovery Bay resident Tasha Ghiggeri's trip to London to promote the Super Bowl there.

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Stanford assistant volleyball coach Al Roderigues, battling cancer, inspires players

San Jose Mercury News; Feb. 23, 2010

An assistant volleyball coach at Stanford, CSUEB alumnus Al Roderigues has been missed as he battles cancer.

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Five-Run Eighth Powers Pioneers Past Patten

The Cal State East Bay baseball team scored five runs in the eighth inning to defeat visiting Patten University, 11-6, on Feb. 22.

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Making 'Possibilities' possible and achievable

By Sarah Stanek

A new Web feature shares updates and materials from Cal State East Bay's first major comprehensive fundraising campaign, The University of Possibilities.

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Gavilan offers tenure to 7 faculty members

Gavilan College Free Lance; Feb. 22, 2010

CSUEB alumni Rey Morales and Carlton Oler are two of seven Gavilan College instructors offered tenure.

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No. 19 Pioneers Split Final Day of Seawolf Splash

The 19th-ranked Cal State East bay women's water polo team split two games on the final day of the Seawolf Splash, edging Sonoma State 17-16 in overtime before falling to No. 15 UC Davis, 18-11, in the tournament finale.

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Impasse leaves Cal State University board without faculty reps

Los Angeles Times; Feb. 21, 2010

Longtime CSUEB history professor Henry F. Reichman is mentioned as candidate for CSU Board of Trustees as faculty representative.

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Pioneers Drop Tough Decision at San Francisco State

The Pioneer men's basketball team put up a good team effort in a 69-65 defeat to San Francisco State on Feb. 20.

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Cal State East Bay Edged by San Francisco State

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team dropped a close to San Francisco State, 66-58, on Saturday night.

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Pioneers Split Doubleheader to Close Series with UCSD

After getting off to a late start, the Cal State East Bay softball team split the final doubleheader of the series with UC San Diego on Saturday.

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CSUEB Falls in Extras, Plays to 7-7 Tie in Doubleheader with Simpson

The Cal State East Bay baseball team lost the first game of a doubleheader to Simpson University by the score of 10-6 in 11 innings. The second game was called due to darkness after eight innings with the score tied 7-7 .

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Pioneers East Past Fresno Pacific in 19-4 Win

The 19th-ranked Cal State East Bay women's water polo team posted a decisive 19-4 victory over Fresno Pacific on Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Pool.

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Schwab's Small College Sports Column

Bay Area News Group; Feb. 20, 2010

Matt Schwab highlights the success of CSUEB's women's water polo team.

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Pioneers Edged by Monterey Bay, 53-43

Though it trailed by just three with five minutes remaining in the game, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team could not complete a second-half comeback, falling to Cal State Monterey Bay, 53-43, on Friday night at the Kelp Bed.

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East Bay Swept by UCSD on First Day of Weekend Series

The Cal State East Bay softball team dropped both games of the series-opening doubleheader with UC San Diego on Friday afternoon in La Jolla.

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Samuels Scores 30 for Pioneers in Loss to CSUMB

The Pioneer men's basketball team stands at 2-17 in CCAA play and 5-19 overall following a 78-63 defeat to Cal State Monterey Bay on Feb. 19.

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Pioneers' Late Rally Falls Short in Loss to Simpson

A ninth-inning rally fell short as the Cal State East Bay baseball team lost to visiting Simpson University, 5-4, in a non-conference game on Feb. 19.

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19th-Ranked Pioneers Down Cal Lutheran, 15-6

The No. 19 Cal State East Bay women's water polo team dominated Cal Lutheran in a 15-6 victory on Friday afternoon, extending its winning streak to four games.

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Weapons station plans still in limbo

Contra Costa Times; Feb. 19, 2010

Contra Costa Times article reports latest details on former naval weapons station land in Concord where future CSUEB campus has been discussed.

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CSUEB Caps Final Road Trip at Monterey Bay, San Francisco State

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team will close out its last road trip of the season this weekend, traveling to Cal State Monterey Bay and San Francisco State.

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No. 19 CSUEB Faces Full Slate with Four Games This Weekend

Coming off three wins in Bakersfield last week, the 19th-ranked Cal State East Bay women's water polo team will split its four games this weekend at home and at Sonoma State's Seawolf Splash.

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Cal State East Bay Opens Road Slate at UCSD

The Cal State East Bay softball team takes to the road for the first time this season, traveling to La Jolla to face UC San Diego in a pair of doubleheaders this weekend.

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Cal State East Bay to induct six into Athletic Hall of Fame May 15

By Kelly Hayes

The Athletic Department will honor the inductees May 15. Five former student-athletes and one former coach will join the elite group of Pioneer sports legends.

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Students Make Demands at CSUEB to Lessen Impact of Budget Cuts

KCBS News Radio; Feb. 18, 2010

KCBS News Radio interviewed students on campus following announcement regarding layoffs and cuts in classes.

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EPIC Adds Norris as Principal in San Mateo

Business Wire; Feb. 18, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Bruce Norris (BS, Business Administration) has a new job.

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And the winner is...

Selma Enterprise; Feb. 18, 2010

CSUEB alumna April Rodriguez is a sound effects editor that was nominated for an Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Pierce Named WWPA Player of the Week

Cal State East Bay women's water polo player Claire Pierce earned Western Water Polo Association Player of the Week honors on Wednesday, after helping the Pioneers notch three wins over Division I opponents last weekend.

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Cal State East Bay To Host Simpson in Three-Game Series

The Pioneer baseball team, 0-4 in the CCAA and 2-5 overall, will host Simpson University in a three game series on Feb. 19-20.

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CSUEB Set to Face Cal State Monterey Bay and San Francisco State in Final Road Trip

The Pioneer men's basketball team, 2-16 in CCAA play and 5-18 overall, will face Cal State Monterey Bay on Friday, Feb. 19 and San Francisco State on Saturday, Feb. 20 in their final road trip of the season.

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Pioneers Earn First-Ever National Ranking, Claim No. 19 Spot in CWPA Poll

For the first time in program history, the Cal State East Bay women's water polo team is ranked in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Top 20 Varsity Poll, taking the No. 19 spot in this week's rankings.

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Model antique trains cornerstone of transcontinental railroad exhibition

The C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology's student-led exhibition, which opened March 5, has had strong appeal to train fans, history buffs and children of all ages.

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Cal State East Bay announces layoffs

Daily Review & Bay Area News Group; Feb. 17, 2010

Coverage of CSUEB announcement regarding workforce cuts announced by President Qayoumi.

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CSU encourages 'super seniors' to make way for others

Sacramento Bee; Feb. 17, 2010

CSUEB AVP Greg Smith was interviewed by reporter for her article on the super senior issue.

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Cal State East Bay to slash 60 jobs

San Francisco Chronicle; Feb. 17, 2010

The San Francisco Chronicle reports on CSUEB's cutting its workforce.

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Many Cal State freshmen need remediation despite strong high school grades

Oakland Tribune & Bay Area News Group; Feb. 17, 2010

A perfect grade point average in high school doesn't necessarily guarantee a student that remediation won't be needed when that student moves on to college.

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Pioneers Fall to UC San Diego, 67-48

The Pioneer men’s basketball team dropped their eighth straight CCAA game following a 67-48 defeat to host U.C. San Diego on Feb. 16.

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Pioneers Score Season-High 73 Points in Loss to No. 11 UC San Diego

Despite notching a season-high in scoring, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team dropped a 96-73 decision to No. 11 UC San Diego in its third game in five days on Tuesday night.

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CSUEB announces workforce reductions

The university announced Tuesday morning (Feb. 16) that an estimated 140 non-teaching staff members would be subject to workforce reductions either by time-reductions or layoffs.

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President's remarks about staff implications of '10-'11 budget

President Mo Qayoumi addressed staff and management employees Tuesday, Feb. 16, regarding the implications of the university's 2010-11 budget for non-teaching staff.

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Cal State East Bay to lay off staff, reduce hours

Associated Press & Newsday New York; Feb. 16, 2010

National coverage of CSUEB layoff announcement reported by AP and picked up by Newsday in New York.

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Redskins Promote Hess to Head Athletic Trainer

WBOC-TV (Virginia); Feb. 16, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Larry Hess (Bachelor's in Business Administration, 1990) was promoted by the National Football League team.

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Poet Addonizio next guest in Distinguished Writers Series

Award-winning Oakland writer Kim Addonizio has published poetry and prose, was selected as a National Book Award Finalist and received two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.

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Pioneers Finish 13th at Pacific Collegiate Swim Championships

The Pioneer women's swim concluded the 2009-10 campaign on a positive note with a 13th place finish at the Pacific Collegiate Swimming and Diving Championships on Feb. 10-13.

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Black churches spread gospel of higher education

San Francisco Chronicle; Feb. 15, 2010

This is a report of CSUEB president Mo Qayoumi speaking at an African American church in West Oakland as part of the CSU's annual Super Sunday events.

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CSUEB Sweeps Pair of Division I Opponents to Cap Tournament

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team completed a sweep of two Division I programs on the final day of the Roadrunner Invite on Sunday, topping Colorado State, 8-7, before downing Santa Clara, 9-8, to cap a 3-1 weekend.

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East Bay Swept by Chico State in Saturday Doubleheader

The Pioneer baseball team was swept by Chico State, 17-12 and 4-2 in a CCAA doubleheader on Feb. 13.

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Late Pioneer Rally Falls Short in Loss to Chico State

The Cal State East Bay baseball team rallied for three runs in the ninth inning, but fell short in a 10-9 defeat to Chico State on Feb. 14.

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Cal State East Bay Topped by Cal State Stanislaus, 67-60

The Pioneer men's basketball team dropped to 2-15 in CCAA play and 5-17 overall following a 67-60 defeat to Cal State Stanislaus on Feb. 13.

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Pioneers Down No. 17 Cal State Bakersfield, Fall to No. 9 Hartwick

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team posted its second victory over a nationally-ranked opponent this season, topping No. 17 Cal State Bakersfield, 10-9 in overtime, on the first day of the Roadrunner Invite.

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Cal State East Bay Falls to SFSU in Saturday Doubleheader

The Cal State East Bay softball team dropped both games of its Saturday doubleheader with San Francisco State to finish the series 1-3 against the Gators.

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Tax, accounting business opens in Shaker Square

Monterey Californian; Feb. 13, 2010

CSUEB alumnus Rafael Carriedo has opened an accounting business in Salinas, Calif.

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Cal State East Bay Falls at Chico State, 67-52

Despite battling hard for a win on Friday night, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team could not reel in Chico State, falling, 67-52, at Acker Gym.

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Pioneers Edged by Cal State Stanislaus, 67-59

Despite leading by 10 points at the half, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team could not hold off Cal State Stanislaus in the second half, falling to the Warriors, 67-59, in Turlock on Saturday night.

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Chico State Blanks Cal State East Bay in CCAA Opener

Four Chico State pitchers combined to throw a one-hit shutout as the Wildcats defeated the Pioneers 12-0 in the CCAA opener for both schools.

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Pioneers Edged by Chico State in Tough Loss

The Pioneer men's basketball team played hard in a 71-67 defeat to Chico State on Feb. 12.

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Pioneers Split Season-Opening Doubleheader with SFSU

After suffering through rain storms last week, the Cal State East Bay softball team finally opened the season, splitting a doubleheader with San Francisco State.

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For some East Bay students, path to college may begin in church

Daily Review & Bay Area News Group; Feb. 12, 2010

The Daily Review and Bay Area News Group reported in advance on the CSU Super Sunday events at African American churches Feb. 14 and CSUEB's Education Summit for African American and Latino students Feb. 20 on the Hayward campus.

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Pioneers Hit the Road for Two CCAA Games This Weekend

Following four consecutive home games, the Pioneer men's basketball team (2-13 CCAA, 5-15) will play at Chico State (7-8 CCAA, 11-9) on February 12 and Cal State Stanislaus (5-10 CCAA, 9-11) on February 13.

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Pioneers To Kick Off Five-Game Road Trip at Chico, Stanislaus

Just a week removed from its first win of the season, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team will be looking to find success again this weekend, as it travels to Chico State and Cal State Stanislaus to kick off a five-game road trip.

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'Chicago' brings musical satire to university stage

By Diane Daniel

Kander and Ebb's popular musical, `Chicago,' demands the best from theater, dance and music students. It is performed Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through March 14 in the University Theatre on the Hayward Campus.

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William Tillman: The Union's First Black Hero

The Alameda Sun; Feb. 11, 2010

This article publicizes the Feb. 24 Scholar-OLLI lecture by Gerald Henig on the Civil War hero for the Union side.

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Turn Around Possible in Housing Sector

KCBS News Radio & Associated Press; Feb. 11, 2010

KCBS Radio and the Associated Press covered talk given by respected UCLA economist Ed Leamer for a Smith Center event at CSUEB.

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Pioneers Defeat Cal State Monterey Bay, 7-5

The Pioneer baseball team improved to 2-1 for the season following a 7-5 non-conference victory over visiting Cal State Monterey Bay on February 10.

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Spoken word artist Ise Lyfe performs March 3 on Hayward campus

Spoken word artist Ise Lyfe projects a global perspective that he hopes will expand audiences' understanding of the intersections of race, class and gender.

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Pioneers Drop Close One to Monterey Bay

Despite coming back from a three-goal deficit, the Cal State East Bay women's water polo team fell to Cal State Monterey Bay, 10-9, on Sunday afternoon at Pioneer Pool.

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Cal State East Bay Finishes 22nd in Hawaii

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team opened the 2010 spring campaign this week at the Amer Ari Invitational hosted by Hawai'i Hilo at the Mauna Lani Course.

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Cal State East Bay Falls to Cal State Dominguez Hills

The Pioneer men's basketball team stands at 2-13 in the CCAA and 5-15 overall following a 61-49 defeat to visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills on Feb. 6.

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CSUEB Comeback Effort Falls Short in Loss to Cal State Dominguez Hills

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team put together a strong effort but could not stop a hot-shooting Cal State Dominguez Hills team, falling to the Toros 84-69 on Saturday night.

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Softball Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

The Cal State East Bay softball team's doubleheader against Academy of Art was postponed due to rainy conditions on Saturday morning. The game will be rescheduled for a later date.

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Cal State East Bay Drops Rain-Shortened Game to Vanguard, 4-0

The Pioneer baseball team lost a rain-shortened game to host Vanguard University, 4-0, on Feb. 5. The game was called after five innings because of heavy rain in the area.

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Pioneers Add 17 With 2010 Signing Class

Head Coach Andy Cumbo and the Cal State East Bay men's soccer team announced the signing of an unprecedented 17 players in the largest signing class of his nine-year coaching career.

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Pioneers Notch First Victory with 69-68 Overtime Win

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team came back from a 12-point second half deficit to eke out a 69-68 overtime victory over Cal State LA on Thursday night, marking its first win of the 2009-10 campaign.

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Pioneers Edged By Cal State LA, 70-64

The Pioneer men's basketball team dropped a tough 70-64 decision to visiting Cal State LA.

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Cal State East Bay To Cap Homestand This Weekend

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team finishes off a four-game homestand this weekend as it plays host to Cal State LA and Cal State Dominguez Hills.

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Pioneers Receive First-Ever Votes in CWPA Varsity Poll

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team received votes in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Women's Varsity poll for the first time ever this week.

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Pioneers Cap Regular Season with Dual Meet Victory Over Mills

The Cal State East Bay women's swim team notched its second dual meet win over Mills this season, with a 137-49 win on Jan. 29 in Oakland.

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Women's History lecture explores author's contradictions

By Diane Daniel

History Professor Jessica Weiss to discuss the public pronouncements and private struggles of Phyllis McGinley - the professional housewife - March 10 on the Concord Campus.

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Jenna Casady Named Honorable Mention National Player of the Week

Cal State East Bay women's water polo player Jenna Casady was named the NCAA Honorable Mention Player of the Week on Monday. The senior utility posted four goals in the Pioneers' 13-10 upset of No. 18 Santa Clara and posted another two goals in a loss to No. 3 Hawai'i at the NorCal Invitational at Cal last weekend.

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Biotechnology outreach introduces students to the future of science

By Sarah Stanek

Prof. David Stronck of CEAS has received more than $1 million in funding from biotech giant Genentech to promote biotechnology education in regional high schools, supporting teacher training and hands-on lab experiences.

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Super Sunday: Fifth annual CSU event reveals a path to the American dream

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

For the fifth consecutive year, some 150 members of the University community in February will visit African American congregations to discuss the importance of students planning for college admission and earning a degree.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis shares the details about Homecoming and shares the latest athletics news.

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Cal State East Bay Topped by No. 3 Hawaii

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team closed out the Northern California Invitational with a 14-6 loss at the hands of No. 3 Hawai'i on Sunday evening.

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Pioneers Upset 18th-Ranked Santa Clara

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team posted a come-from-behind, 13-10 upset of No. 18 Santa Clara on Saturday afternoon at the Northern California Invitational at Cal. The Pioneers (1-1) out-scored the Broncos 5-1 in the final quarter, securing their first victory of the season.

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Pioneers Fall to Pacific in Opener

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team opened the 2010 campaign with a 13-5 loss to Pacific on Saturday evening at the Northern California Invitational at Cal.

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Pioneers Edged by Cal Poly Pomona, 68-59

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team put up a valiant effort against third-place Cal Poly Pomona, but fell to the Broncos, 68-59, after a late surge on Saturday night at Pioneer Gym.

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Cal State East Bay Puts Up Game Effort in Loss to Cal Poly Pomona

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team went down to the wire with Cal Poly Pomona before falling to the Broncos, 71-60 on Saturday night at Pioneer Gym.

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East Bay Set to Open the Season at Northern California Invite

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team will face a trio of tough tests as it opens the season at the Northern California Invitational at Cal this weekend. The Pioneers take on three Division I programs in Pacific, No. 18 Santa Clara and No. 3 Hawai'i at Spieker Aquatics Complex in Berkeley.

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Pioneers Picked to Finish Seventh in WWPA Coaches Poll

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team was tabbed to finish seventh in the 2010 Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) Coaches' Poll. No. 11 Loyola Marymount was picked to repeat as WWPA champions.

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Cal State East Bay Upended by San Bernardino

A hot-shooting Cal State San Bernardino team was too much for the Cal State East Bay women's basketball in a 77-48 Thursday night loss to the Coyotes at Pioneer Gym. CSUSB hit more than half of its shots from the floor in the win, notching its second victory of the season over the Pioneers (0-17, 0-12 CCAA), who were led by junior guard Colleen Cooley's 11 points.

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Pioneers Fall to CCAA Leader Cal State San Bernardino, 79-42

The Pioneer men's basketball team fell to CCAA leader Cal State San Bernardino, 79-42 on January 28.

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Pioneers Open Second Half of CCAA Play This Weekend

The Pioneer men's basketball team, 2-9 in CCAA play and 5-11 overall, will host conference leader Cal State San Bernardino (9-2, 11-4) on January 28 at 7:00 p.m. and Cal Poly Pomona (7-4, 9-5) on January 30 at 7:30 p.m.

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Students, professionals team for first Queer Dance Festival Feb. 11

Modern dance, Argentine Tango, experimental music and more at a free concert Feb. 11 in celebration of CSUEB's campus QueerFest.

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Cal State East Bay Falls at Humboldt State

Poor shooting and turnovers doomed the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team in a 82-43 loss to Humboldt State on Saturday night at Lumberjack Arena. The Pioneers (0-16, 0-11 CCAA) hit just 24 percent of their shots from the field and struggled on the boards, but were led by a pair of freshman centers in Marlene MacMillan, who posted 12 points, and Lauren Lucchesi, who pulled down 11 rebounds in the loss.

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Humboldt Snaps Pioneers' Two-Game Win Streak

The Pioneer men's basketball team two-game CCAA winning streak ended following an 85-69 defeat to Humboldt State on January 23.

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Cal State East Bay Tops Alumni in Annual Game

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team dominated the alumni in the high-scoring affair that was Saturday's annual alumni game. The 2010 edition of the squad came away with a 17-4 victory.

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Houpis named provost, VP of academic affairs

James L. J. Houpis, dean of the College of Natural Sciences at Chico State, has been named provost and vice president of academic affairs for California State University, East Bay.

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Pioneers Held Off by Sonoma State, 58-51

Though it never trailed by more than 11 points in a game riddled with turnovers on both sides, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team could not stop a Sonoma State team that shot 60 percent from the floor in the second half, falling to the Seawolves, 58-51, on Thursday night.

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Black History Month speaker draws on family genealogy

Descendant to share new details on the life of fugitive slave William Grimes, his wife, family, and the communities in which he lived in Feb. 17 presentation.

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East Bay Wins Second Straight with 89-87 Overtime Victory

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team made it two CCAA wins in a row following a thrilling 89-87 overtime victory over Sonoma State on January 21.

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Homecoming this week caps 2010 basketball season

By Dawn Ellerbe

Cal State East Bay ushers in Homecoming 2010 with a weeklong celebration of events Feb. 22-27 surrounding the theme of "Pioneer Pride."

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In search of an audience, English grad students set reading of original works

Young fiction writers showcase their best work and works in progress at the inaugural campus reading.

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Pioneers Open Season with Exhibition Loss

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team kicked off its 2010 season with a tough exhibition against the Olympic Club on Sunday at Pioneer Pool, falling to the San Francisco-based team, 12-8.

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CSUEB men's cagers get first CCAA, NCAA Div. II victory

By Marty Valdez and Barry Zepel

The Pioneers defeat Cal State Monterey Bay and get first win in new conference as Will Biggs gets 200th career coaching victory.

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Cal State East Bay Topped By Monterey Bay, 82-62

Despite a strong showing in the opening half, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team fell to Cal State Monterey Bay, 82-62, on Saturday night at Pioneer Gym.A sluggish second half doomed the Pioneers (0-14, 0-9 CCAA) who gave up 28 points to Otter bench players and shot just 24.2 percent in the final stanza of the loss.

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2010 Cal State East Bay Women's Water Polo Preview

The 2010 spring season will mark the first in Division II for the Cal State East Bay women's water polo team. Though the team will face many of its familiar opponents, Head Coach Lisa De Rossi-Cooper and the Pioneers now have the distinct advantage of athletic scholarships to attract recruits from both near and far.

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Annual Yoshi's fundraiser pairs student ensembles with jazz professional

All CSUEB jazz ensembles will share the stage with bassist and composer Marcus Shelby this Tuesday, March 16th at the 11th annual music fundraiser at Yoshi's Oakland Jazz Club.

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Cal State East Bay Falls to San Francisco State, 61-43

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team lost to San Francisco State, 61-43, in the "Battle of the Bay" on January 14.

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Pioneer Comeback Bid Falls Short Against SFSU

Though they made a strong push in the second half, the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team fell to San Francisco State, 70-62, in the first edition of the Battle of the Bay rivalry on Thursday night. The Pioneers (0-13, 0-8 CCAA) nearly closed a 17-point gap in the second frame, but fell short in their closest loss of the season thus far.

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Record applications, new enrollment caps making CSUEB a destination choice

By Barry Zepel

Growing demand for admission to Cal State East Bay is reflected in a 35 percent increase in the number of first-time freshman applications for the fall 2010 quarter versus the same 11-week application period a year earlier.

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CSUEB To Close Out Homestand Against Gators and Otters

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team finishes up its four-game homestand as it plays host to San Francisco State and Cal State Monterey Bay this weekend. The Pioneers (0-12, 0-7 CCAA) are still searching for their first win of the season, while the Otters (9-2, 5-2) and Gators (6-9, 2-5) will be looking to move up in the league standings.

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CSUEB continues to reach out to underserved with Education Summit Feb. 20

By Barry Zepel

Cal State East Bay will lead the Northern California outreach to African Americans, Latinos by hosting annual Education Summit.

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CSUEB 'Thinks Different': Our innovations make technology an agent of change

By President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Taking novel approaches in running the university, including changes in information technology services, illustrates Cal State East Bay's successful "think different" approach.

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Pioneers Fall to San Jose State

The Pioneers received some impressive individual performances in a 129-57 dual meet defeat to San Jose State on January 9.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis shares athletics news and previews Homecoming 2010.

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Athletics joins Lucky and Foodmax for "Red, Black and Green" recycling project

By Dawn Ellerbe

The Cal State East Bay Pioneers have partnered with Lucky and Foodmaxx supermarkets in Hayward on the "Red, Black and Green" Pioneers Recycle Program in a show of support for the university and broader community.

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Submit nominations for 2010 alumni awards

By Monique Beeler

Nominate alumni whose CSUEB education propelled them to success and who have made significant contributions to the community. Submit names by Jan. 22 for alumni award consideration.

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Patelco Credit Union partners with Pioneer athletics for 'Piggy Bank' fundraiser

San Francisco-based Patelco Credit Union and Cal State East Bay Athletics join millions raising money to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the fight against breast cancer.

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Moving e-mail to Google apps trims costs, improves services

By Dan Bellone

By moving university e-mail to a Google server, Cal State East Bay will trim approximately $100,000 in annual costs while offering new services.

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CSUEB launches online professional certificate in Arts Management

This new program is being offered starting in January through the Division of Continuing and International Education.

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Former SF mayor Willie Brown to speak Feb. 2 on Hayward campus

By Diane Daniel

Associated Students Inc. and the Political Science Department are co-hosting the first of a series of topical programs leading up to the November general election.

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Friday benefit concert aids Haitian quake relief

Musicians, dancers and poets pool their talents to raise funds for Haitian relief Friday, Jan. 29.

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CSUEB to reach out to underserved with Super Sunday, Education Summit

By Barry Zepel

The Super Sunday and Education Summit events will educate African American and Latino young people and their families on how to qualify for and attend college.

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East Bay Finishes Fourth at Cal Lutheran Invitational

The Pioneers finished fourth with 226.5 points in the Cal Lutheran University Invitational on January 2.

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Huge solar electric project at CSUEB wins consumers award

Story about university's solar power facilities updated from 2005.

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