2011 News Archive

Oakland A's Pull Racially Insensitive Ad

East Bay Express; Steven Tavares; July 11, 2012

In this article, CSUEB student Elena Rivera and faculty member Mark Salinas (also a Hayward City Council member) were among the quoted protesters of billboard advertisement by the Oakland Athletics.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates to show their work in winter show.

Thirteen art students will show their range and depth in the annual Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition. Everyone is invited to the opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 17. Pieces may be viewed through Feb. 18.

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The Class of 2012: Kagawa, Longtime AHS Coach and Counselor, Graduates

Patch.com; Maddie Johnson; Dec. 30, 2011

This article pays tribute to CSUEB alumnus and longtime Albany High School coach and counselor Doug Kagawa, who will be retiring in January 2012 after 35 years of service to the high school.

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Hayward Neighborhood To Receive Millions In Federal Money

KCBS News Radio; Dave Padilla; Dec. 26, 2011

KCBS Radio reports on Cal State East Bay being awarded $25 million grant from U.S. Department of Education to support the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative starting in 2012.

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Winter quarter to feature art shows, a musical, concerts, unique exhibition

The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences will host arts offerings, concerts, and a musical, while the Smith Museum will host an exhibition of glass lantern slides.

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California community wins Promise grant

Silicon Valley Ed Found.-Thoughts On Public Education; Kathryn Baron; Dec. 22, 2011

This article provides extensive coverage of the $25 million grant awarded to CSUEB for its Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative to revitalize education in the city's Jackson Triangle neighborhood.

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Dezire Lumachi Named Interim Publisher

Long Beach Post; Dec. 21, 2011

Dezire Lumachi, an alumnae of Cal State East Bay, has a new position as interim publisher of the Long Beach Post weekly newspaper in Southern California.

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Alumni offer career guidance to students through virtual mentoring program

By Elias Barboza

Even though they have never met face-to-face, e-mentoring is connecting current students with alumni who are experienced in the industries for which the students have career interest.

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Newark Memorial Boys Basketball Team Taking Charge

Patch.com; Jack Rux; Dec. 20, 2011

This article reports on the success of CSUEB alumnus Craig Ashmore during his basketball coaching career at Newark Memorial High School.

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Athletic Dept. promotes reading for elementary youngsters

by Elias Barboza

Students from kindergarten through sixth grade in Jackson Triangle neighborhood of Hayward are rewarded by the CSUEB Athletic Department for the amount of reading they complete in a month through the 'Reading With the Pioneers' program.

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Historian peers into Pajaro Valley past: Region provides unique perspective while reflecting many state trends

Santa Cruz Sentinel; Donna Jones; Dec. 20, 2011

The Santa Cruz Sentinel featured CSUEB History Professor Linda Ivey and her research work on Pajaro Valley after a reporter saw an article featuring her and the local area in Cal State East Bay Magazine.

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Hayward wins multimillion-dollar Promise Neighborhoods grant

Bay Area News Group (Oakland Tribune, Daily Review, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Katy Murphy; Dec. 20, 2011

This article reports on the Cal State East Bay and various Hayward area agencies securing a $25 million Promise Neighborhood grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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CSUEB awarded more than $25 million for Hayward Promise Neighborhood

By Barry Zepel

The university is one of five organizations nationwide selected by the U.S. Department of Education to receive an implementation grant over the next five years.

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Reversing the gender gap: Women surpass men at CSU

San Jose Mercury News/Bay Area News Group; Lisa Krieger; Dec. 19, 2011

The San Jose Mercury News interviewed university officials and students on the Cal State East Bay campus about how women represent the majority of students enrolled on CSU campuses, including CSUEB.

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Lobo recognized as CSUEB’s top employee for 2011

By Elias Barboza

Derrick Lobo, parking services coordinator, was honored as Cal State East Bay’s outstanding employee for 2011 with the Vivian Cunniffe Award at the university’s Annual Staff Recognition Holiday Celebration.

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Greaseless: Investigating the global snare of political corruption

Psychology Today; Loretta Graziano Breuning; Dec. 11, 2011

This column for Psychology Today is written by Loretta Graziano Breuning, Ph.D., professor emerita of international management at CSUEB.

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Amazing Race a Life Changer for Livermore Native

Patch.com; Susan Young; Dec. 15, 2011

This article reports on CSUEB alumnus Jeremy Cline, who was part of the second place team on the just concluded airing of "The Amazing Race" on the CBS Television Network.

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Teacher from Walnut Creek publishes first novel about the Wild West

Bay Area News Group; Dana Guzzetti; Dec. 15, 2011

This article reports on Concord area teacher Kurt Adkins, who earned an administrative credential from CSUEB, and his first novel, about the Wild West.

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Our View: Digital textbooks will reduce college price tag

Los Angeles News Group (Whittier Daily News; Long Beach Press-Telegram, etc.); Dec. 14, 2011

This newspaper editorial pointed to the positive example of CSUEB students being able to use digital text books and saving money.

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State budget: Trigger cuts hit community colleges

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; Dec. 14, 2011

Interim President Leroy Morishita is quoted in article about how additional state budget cut of $100 million for the CSU will affect Cal State East Bay.

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Axis Dance Company revels in its abilities

Los Angeles Times; Susan Josephs; Dec. 11, 2011

Article notes that a founder of Oakland-based Axis Dance Company, Judith Smith, has been advocating for a degree program in physically integrated dance at CSUEB.

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INSIDE HIGHER ED: Remedial challenges at Cal State

Inside Higher Ed; Dec. 12, 2011

This brief article highlights the elements of what was reported in the Bay Area News Group's article of the day before.

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Pioneer Bookstore hours during holiday break

Special holiday hours for the Pioneer Bookstore on both CSUEB campuses.

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Scott Fung named Acosta Professor of Finance in CBE

By Sarah Stanek

Dual passions for research and teaching brought Fung to CSUEB, where he now serves as the College of Business and Economics’ newest endowed professor.

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Cal State campuses overwhelmed by remedial needs

Bay Area News Group (Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Daily Review, etc.); Matt Krupnick; Dec. 12, 2011

For this article about CSU changes for students who require remedial education, Susan Opp, CSUEB associate vice president for Academic Programs and Graduate Studies, and Sally Murphy, CSUEB director of General Education, were interviewed.

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University President Congratulates PIQE Parents

Equal Voice newsletter; Dec. 10, 2011

Article reports on a recent visit by CSUEB President Leroy Morishita to Longwood Elementary School in Hayward to congratulate PIQE parents.

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Special hours for campus food services during holiday break

Special limited hours and locations have been set up for the Hayward Campus during the holiday break.

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Santa Claus, Dickens and carolers at the McConaghy House

Tri-City Voice; Myron Freedman; Dec. 9, 2011

News item reports that the CSU East Bay Jazz Singers will perform Dec. 17 at Hayward's historic McConaghy House.

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Sean Washington promoted to Lieutenant

Tri-City Voice; William Veteran; Dec. 9, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Sean Washington, a criminal justice administration major, was promoted by the Fremont Police Department.

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UPD Toys for Tots drive

The University Police Department is sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive. Three drop boxes are located on the Hayward Campus until Dec. 23.

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Alameda elementary instructor named teacher of year

Alameda Times-Star; Alan Lopez; Dec. 9, 2011

CSUEB alumnae Liza Young was named "Teacher of the Year" for 2011 by the Alameda Unified School District.

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School Beat: Inclusion -- Looking Back and Looking Ahead

BeyondChron; Katy Franklin; Dec. 8, 2011

CSUEB's Ann Halvorsen, professor of educational psychology, is quoted about inclusive education in the San Francisco Unified School District, in the news Web site BeyondChron.

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Rogers' CD, tour with Manzarek a natural extension of career arc

North County Times (San Diego); Jim Traegeser; Dec. 8, 2011

This article reports on Cal State East Bay alumnus Roy Rogers, now a blues guitarist who was a history major at the university.

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CALIFORNIA BRIEFING: STATEWIDE: Record number apply to CSU

Los Angeles Times; Maura Dolan & Carla Rivera; Dec. 6, 2011

LA Times, while reporting that the CSU system has set a record for number of student applications received, reports that CSUEB is still one of the campuses accepting applications.

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SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Cal State East Bay men's basketball team off to fast start in CCAA

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Dec. 8, 2011

This article, carried in all Bay Area News Group publications -- including the Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times and San Jose Mercury News -- reports on the perfect start by the Pioneer men's basketball team in conference play.

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Comings and Goings

Meet the employees who joined Cal State East Bay in recent months.

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City of Santa Clara debates loan to 49ers for stadium

KGO-TV/ABC7; Lisa Amin Gulezian; Dec. 6, 2011

Paul Staudohar, professor emeritus of business for CSUEB and an author of many sports economics books, was interviewed for ABC 7 story about loan to build stadium for San Francisco 49ers football team in Santa Clara.

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Linscheid: More presidential applicants needed

Chico Enterprise Record; Larry Mitchell; Dec. 7, 2011

This Chico Enterprise-Record article details the number of transitioning presidencies in the CSU system, noting that Cal State East Bay has an interim president.

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Student Health & Counseling Services' special Quarter Break Hours

The Student Health and Counseling Services Center will have special operating hours during the quarter break.

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CSU sees big jump in student interest

Bay Area News Group & SJ Mercury News; Lisa M. Krieger; Dec. 6, 2011

The Mercury News and Bay Area News Group report that for a third straight year enrollment applications are up both for the CSU system and Cal State East Bay.

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CSUEB's Wynne is CCAA basketball player of week

For his outstanding play in the conference's opening weekend games, Roshun Wynne was honored as "Player of the Week" by the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis provides an update on Cal State East Bay's winter sports.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in December.

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Support CSUEB students all year with a gift this season

By Sarah Stanek

Donations to CSUEB can preserve access to higher education and help students as fees rise; make a gift by Dec. 31 to be eligible for 2011 tax year deductions.

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Avoid IRS penalties by meeting new foreign account holder tax filing requirements

SMART BUSINESS magazine; Leslie Stevens-Huffman; December 2011

Gary McBride, professor of accounting and finance for CSUEB, was interviewed about avoiding IRS penalties, by SMART BUSINESS magazine for its December edition.

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CSU East Bay knocks off No. 6 Jacks, 88-82

The Times-Standard, Dec. 4, 2011

Read coverage of the CSUEB men's basketball team's positive start to the 2011-2012 conference season with victory over No. 6 ranked Humboldt State.

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Campus Updates: December 2011

Mark your calendars for CSUEB holiday closures and Homecoming 2012, and keep up to date with a daily news e-mail.

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CSUEB newsmakers: Highlights from our news blog

A philosophy professor offers his expertise on the rise of the zombie; the chair of the anthropology department shares her connection to this year's Nobel Prize winner in physics; and CSUEB remembers alumna Miss Ida Cotton.

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Atlantis' CEO Receives Hotelier of the Year Award

KRNV-TV News Reno; Dec. 2, 2011

CSUEB alumnus John Farahi was honored by the hotel and hospitality industry for his work at the Atlantis Casino and Spa Resort in Reno.

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Dig in to the fall food issue of Cal State East Bay Magazine

By Sarah Stanek

CSUEB examines the science and sustainability of our food supply, green farming’s past and the business of eating and drinking in the new issue.

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San Jose police: Man who caused Post Office shutdown was jogger in unusual gear

San Jose Mercury News; Lisa Fernandez; Dec. 1, 2011

CSUEB student Long Hoang caused quite a stir at a San Jose post office when he mailed a package while wearing what looked like a gas mask and bullet-proof vest. He was actually wearing cardio gear while jogging with the goal of losing weight. The information for this story has been reported by media outlets throughout the world.

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Freshman class enrollment steady, preparedness levels up

By Cherie Vargas

First-time freshman students entered the fall 2011 quarter excited to get involved in student life and become a part of the university community.

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Four recent grads form a marketing company

By Cherie Vargas

Four MBA marketing graduates began their start-up marketing company while still enrolled at CSUEB.

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Outgoing Foster City Mayor Embraces Uncertainty

Patch.com; Gideon Rubin; Nov. 28, 2011

Linda Koelling, CSUEB alumna, may or may not be ending her five decades of public service as she leaves the Mayor's office following late November Foster City council meeting.

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Petroleum Junkies of the World, Unite!

Truth-Out newsletter; Craig Collins; Nov. 25, 2011

This is an Op-Ed article written by Craig Collins, a CSUEB professor who teaches political science and environmental law.

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Analyzing the Occupy Wall Street Movements with Roberto Lovato and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Uprising newsletter; Roberto Lovato & Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz; Oct. 14, 2011

CSUEB faculty member Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz co-authored an article analyzing the "Occupy Wall Street" movement.

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SparkPoint helps people deal with tough financial times

Fairfield Daily Republic; Barry Eberling; Nov. 27, 2011

This article reports on how current CSUEB student Brenda McPeek, soon to be a graduate, is learning to deal difficult financial times.

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SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Pioneers looking good

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Nov. 23, 2011

Bay Area News Group sports columnist Matt Schwab made a comment about the promising start of the CSUEB men's basketball team for the 2011-2012 season.

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New 'villages' help aging Americans stay at home

Bay Area News Group; Suzanne Bohan; Nov. 26. 2011

This article features former Cal State East Bay faculty member Bob Forthman and a special "village" to where he and his late wife retired.

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Foster City Promotes Toler, Cheng

Patch.com; Gideon Rubin; Nov. 22, 2011

This article reports that CSUEB alumna Lin-Lin Cheng has been promoted to the position of finance director of Foster City.

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Two Pioneer volleyball players earn all-conference honors

By Kelly Hayes

Two Cal State East Bay volleyball players were honored with All-California Collegiate Athletic Association recognition for their play during the 2011 season.

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Permanent American Indian exhibit at Alcatraz

San Francisco Chronicle; AP; Nov. 21, 2011

The San Francisco Chronicle and Associated Press wire service reported that Cal State East Bay students and faculty contributed photos and other work to an exhibit on American Indians.

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Elllis joins real estate team at Tri-Counties

The Union (Grass Valley); Nov. 21, 2011

CSUEB alumna Terri Ellis has a new job with a real estate firm in Western Nevada County and Grass Valley, Calif.

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Big things for Mid-Columbia swimmers

Tri-City Herald (Washington); Katie Dorsey; Nov. 20, 2011

Newspaper in Washington state reports that high school senior swimmer Courtney Schwiesow has committed to compete for and attend Cal State East Bay next year.

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Hundreds of Students, Faculty Gather at CSUEB to Protest Fee Hike

Bay City News Service; Scott Morris; Nov. 17, 2011

Bay City News Service provided this story about the CFA strike to media outlets throughout Northern California.

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Cal State Teachers Walk Out Over Budget Cuts

KQED/NPR Radio; Ana Tintocalis; Nov. 18, 2011

Ana Tintocalis reported on the CFA One-Day Strike from Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus.

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Calif. university faculty union stages strike over pay

Deseret News (Salt Lake City) and AP; Terence Chea; Nov. 18, 2011

This Associated Press wire service story about the CFA strike at CSUEB was carried by media outlets throughout the nation.

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Cal State East Bay teachers hold 1-day walkout

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; Nov. 18, 2011

The Chronicle reports on the one-day strike activities on CSUEB's Hayward Campus on Nov. 17.

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Faculty Strike at Cal State East Bay campus frustrates some students

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, etc.); Nov. 18, 2011

Bay Area News Group newspapers reports on the one-day strike on the CSUEB Hayward Campus Nov. 18.

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Musical theatre students take their show on the road to Bay Area schools

By Diane Daniel

Musical theatre - available only at CSUEB - hopes to attract more students with fall road show.

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Cal State University faculty stages strike over pay

KTVU Channel 2 & Associated Press; Terrence Chea; Nov. 17, 2011

This report covers the CFA strike at CSUEB Nov. 17. It includes TV coverage on KTVU Channel 2.

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News Alert for November 17

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Campus Community Advisory: Nov. 17 One-Day Strike; Campus to be Open

This is an advisory to the CSUEB campus community regarding the CFA one-day strike scheduled for Thursday. The Hayward Campus will remain open.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of frequently asked questions to which you can refer pertaining to the Nov. 17 one-day strike by the CFA at Cal State East Bay.

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Best of Broadway musicals comes to Cal State East Bay stage

Students present sophisticated mix of musical numbers by some of Broadway's best composers, some of which that were recently presented to Bay Area high school and community college students.

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Couple start as roommates, end at the altar

San Francisco Chronicle; Sarah Adler; Nov. 13, 2011

This San Francisco Chronicle article features alumna Kari Jennings, who earned a master's degree in social work from CSUEB.

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Women's soccer player collects academic honors

Cal State East Bay women's soccer player Tenaya Davis has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team.

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The Young Entrepreneurs Who Will Save the California Economy

Fox & Hounds; Michael Bernick; Nov. 11, 2011

Writer of business and political blog comments on positive examples for future economic success for California that he sees on the CSUEB campus.

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Pioneer women's basketball opens 2011-12 campaign this week

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team will kick off the 2011-12 season this weekend.

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Pioneer men's basketball kicks off 2011-12 campaign at home

By Marty Valdez

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team opens the season this weekend, hosting Dominican at 7 p.m. on Friday.

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Campus Ministry Grows at Cal State East Bay

Catholic Voice of Oakland; Michele Jurich; Nov. 10, 2011

The Catholic Voice of Oakland reports on the activities and offerings of the CSUEB's on-campus Catholic Club.

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New grant helps CSUEB and Hayward schools fight childhood obesity

By Sarah Stanek

With an investment from Kaiser Permanente, CSUEB will promote healthy communities in the Jackson Triangle as part of its Promise Neighborhood project.

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Students in Cal State East Bay-Concord program get their work published

Bay Area News Group (Contra Costa Times, SJ Mercury News, etc.); Janet De Jesus; Nov. 10, 2011

The Contra Costa Times reports that students in Osher Lifelong Learning Program poetry class at CSUEB's Concord Campus have had their writings published.

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College of Education to celebrate 50th anniversary of first credential offerings Dec. 12

By Barry Zepel

CSUEB will celebrate 50 years of awarding education credentials to more than 18,000 graduates that have gone on to serve in schools throughout California and the nation.

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Cal State Faculty Picket Over Contract Disputes

KQED/NPR Radio; Nov. 9, 2011

KQED Radio reported on the informational picketing on the CSUEB Hayward Campus on Nov. 9. Professor Kim Geron was interviewed.

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CSU Faculty Pickets Continue, Strike Planned

KTTV LA & City News Service; Nov. 9, 2011

This is a typical news report on coverage of the CFA informational picketing in advance of Nov. 17 one-day strike.

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CSU tuition could go up again without state aid

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; Nov. 9, 2011

Chronicle education reporter Nanette Asimov provides an update on CSU issues including possibility of tuition increase and CFA protests on salaries.

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SMALL COLLEGE SPORTS NOTEBOOK

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Nov. 9, 2011

Sports columnist of Bay Area News Group notes CSUEB men's basketball team's near upset of NCAA Division I University of Pacific in exhibition game last weekend.

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Faculty at Cal State East Bay votes to strike on Nov. 17

Pleasanton Weekly & Bay City News Service; Nov. 9, 2011

The Pleasanton Weekly and Bay City News Service report on CFA vote for one-day strike on the Hayward Campus.

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City recognizes eight employees

Newark Patch.com; Oct. 27, 2011

One of those recognized by the city, and reported in this article, is CSUEB alumnus Jeff Revay.

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Cal State faculty in salary dispute set to strike at two campuses

Los Angeles Times; Carla Rivera; Nov. 8, 2011

This article reports that California Faculty Association members voted 93 percent in favor of one-day strike at Cal State East Bay and Cal State Dominguez Hills.

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Missed connections give fate a second chance

Bay Area News Group; Angela Hill; Nov. 7, 2011

Heike Winterheld, CSUEB assistant professor of psychology, was interviewed for this Bay Area News Group article about second chances to form relationships.

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Rec and Wellness Center wins national sustainability award

By Elias Barboza

Athletic Business magazine ranks the Hayward campus' Recreation and Wellness Center one of the top environmentally-friendly fitness facilities in the country.

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Bay Area Science Festival hits it out of the park

San Francisco Chronicle; David Perlman; Nov. 7, 2011

The SF Chronicle's science editor mentions Cal State East Bay's festival as part of festivals throughout the Bay Area in late October and early November.

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CSU faculty members plan brief pickets over pay

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; Nov. 7, 2011

The California Faculty Association is planning brief picketing on CSU campuses, including morning of Nov. 9 at CSUEB's Hayward Campus.

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Presidents are bowing out at some Cal State schools

Los Angeles Times; Carla Rivera; Nov. 6, 2011

The LA Times reports on number of CSU presidents retiring and the ages of all presidents in the system, noting interim status of CSUEB's president.

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Hayward seeks public input to improve downtown

Bay Area News Group; Erik Kurhi; Nov. 4, 2011

Article says that Hayward City Councilman Mark Salinas has suggested a shuttle to run between Cal State East Bay and downtown to allow students to shop and eat at downtown businesses.

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Recent grad completes prestigious NASA internship

By Cherie Vargas

CSUEB alumna Kelly Kwan was one of 19 students nationwide selected for an internship through the National Space Biomedical Research Institute.

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Opera Legend Examined in 'Barn Talks' at Foster City Library

Patch.com; Gideon Rubin; Oct. 17, 2011

CSUEB Professor Marc Jacobs participated in examination of opera legend Maria Callas.

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How to make rock-solid investment decisions in a shaky real estate market

SMART BUSINESS; Nov. 1, 2011

Tammie Simmons Mosely, associate professor of finance for Cal State East Bay, is interviewed by SMART BUSINESS magazine about making investment decisions.

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A2E2 to enhance learning, educational experiences, student prep for career goals

By Barry Zepel

The Academic Access, Enhancement and Excellence Fee will be overseen by a committee of students and faculty members who will establish policies governing the use of funds raised through the program.

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CSUEB's Frankie Foster awarded Hearst/CSU scholarship

By Barry Zepel

She hasn't let a difficult life slow her down as Foster is recognized by the CSU trustees for maintaining a 3.85 GPA on way to career helping women and children.

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Three Meetings to Recruit Preschool Teachers

Patch.com; Tom Abate; Nov. 1, 2011

Article notes that Cal State East Bay is part of an effort, along with Chabot College, for recruiting and training preschool teachers through its early childhood education program.

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College Sports Briefs

Bay Area News Group; Nov. 2, 2011

Two CSUEB soccer players were recognized for their play in 2011 by the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Online degrees eliminate barriers to meeting educational goals

By Diane Daniel

New online degree programs open doors for those who want to complete their degree while working, raising children, and maintaining a household.

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Musical logician

Stanford Daily; Stephanie Wang; Oct. 31, 2011

Giancarlo Anquilanti, who earned his master's degree in musical composition from CSUEB, now teaches at Stanford. He is featured in the Stanford Daily.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis recaps the fall campaign and previews the upcoming basketball season and gives a first glimpse at Homecoming 2012.

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Fire chief wins heart association award

San Ramon Express; GlennWohltmann; Nov. 1, 2011

Richard Lewis, fire chief of San Ramon and a recipient of an MPA degree from CSUEB, has won recognition from the American Heart Association for creating a lifesaving app for the iPhone.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in November.

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County to look at biking and walking in area

Bay Area News Group; Chris Metinko; Nov. 1, 2011

Article reports that Alameda County is looking at increasing walking and biking paths to "attractions" that include the Cal State East Bay campus.

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CSUEB's veterans welcome reception postponed to January

By Barry Zepel

Students, faculty and staff – especially military veterans – will be invited to attend the veterans welcome reception and informational presentation to be rescheduled for January.

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Why do we love zombies?

Washington Post; Christopher Moreman; Oct. 31, 2011

Christopher Moreman, CSUEB assistant professor of philosophy and an expert on comparative religions and popular culture, was invited to write a column for its "On Faith" blog by the Washington Post. This is that column.

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Hayward science fair excites attendees

Bay Area News Group; Alan Lopez; Oct. 30, 2011

Bay Area News Group, including the Hayward Daily Review and Oakland Tribune, gives its accounting of Cal State East Bay's biennial science fair held Oct. 29.

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Translating a lucrative and sometimes scary proposition

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News; Marin Ind.-Journal, CC Times); Robert Jordan; Oct. 30, 2011

A woman has been learning Pashto, a language spoken in Afghanistan at CSUEB and other locations to be with her husband, who works in Afghanistan.

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CSU rolling out online undergraduate program

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; Oct. 29, 2011

CSUEB's online bachelor of science degree in business administration is noted in Chronicle article about the overall CSU online degrees programs.

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Annual Bay Area Science Festival starts Saturday

Bay Area News Group; Suzanne Bohan; Oct. 29, 2011

This Bay Area News Group article provides a thorough advance of CSUEB's Science Festival and the 10-day Bay Area Science Festival running Oct. 29 to Nov. 6.

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Sea kayaker is captain of his own (very small) ship

San Jose Mercury News; L.J. Anderson; Oct. 28, 2011

Longtime Cal State East Bay marketing professor Eric Soares, who retired several years ago, is questioned about kayaking and his health for Mercury News and Palo Alto Daily News article.

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Basketball Madness Event Builds Excitement for Upcoming Season

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay Athletic Department hosts Basketball Madness, which it hopes is a springboard for winning seasons in CCAA play for the 2011-12 men's and women's teams.

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CSU East Bay on KRON-TV Channel 4

KRON-TV Channel 4; Stanley Roberts; Oct. 27, 2011

This story by Stanley Roberts of KRON-TV Channel 4 is about students parking outside the Cal State East Bay campus and walking on to campus.

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Music Monday: Doug Wendt Has Taught Many Martinez Guitarists How to Play

Martinez Patch.com; Jim Caroompas; Oct. 17, 2011

Cal State East Bay alumnus Doug Wendt is featured in this article published on Patch.com from Martinez.

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Interview of Shaun Tai '02 on Comcast Newsmakers

COMCAST NEWSMAKERS; Oct. 2011

CSUEB alumnus Shaun Tai is founder and CEO of Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center. He was interviewed in October 2011 by Comcast Newsmakers.

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New City Manager Understands Planning

Napa Valley Register; Jesse Duarte; Oct. 27, 2011

This article from the Napa Valley Register reports on CSUEB alumnus Gary Broad becoming city manager of the city of St. Helena, Calif.

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HAYWARD: Feds announce new rules for student loans, big help to debtors

KTVU Channel 2; Tom Vacar; Oct. 26, 2011

Following President Obama's announcement about new federal rules and guidelines for student loans, KTVU consumer reporter interviewed Cal State East Bay executive director of Financial Aid Rhonda Johnson and several CSUEB students.

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Tour of Very Public Hayward Fault

NBC Bay Area; Joe Rosato, Jr.; Oct. 21, 2011

CSUEB Professor Luther Strayer is interviewed by NBC Bay Area News about the Hayward Fault, the movement of which he has studied for many years.

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HAYWARD: Science fest scheduled at Cal State East Bay

Bay Area News Group; Chris Metinko; Oct. 25, 2011

Bay Area News Group newspapers, including the Hayward Daily Review, report on the upcoming Science Festival at CSUEB Oct. 29.

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HAYWARD: Cal State East Bay to host open house Saturday

Bay Area News Group; Chris Metinko; Oct. 25, 2011

Article in the Bay Area News Group newspapers about Preview Day on the Hayward Campus Oct. 29.

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SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Breanna Baker a women's soccer mainstay for Cal State East Bay

Bay Area News Group (Contra Costa Times, San Jose Mercury-News, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); Matt Schwab; Oct. 26, 2011

Bay Area News Group's small college columnist reports on the outstanding play of CSUEB star soccer player.

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How CSU East Bay made the list of competitive colleges

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; Oct. 26, 2011

Story reports how CSUEB making US News & World Report's list of most competitive of colleges.

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Deadly Serious about zombies

Omaha World Herald; Josefina Loza; Oct. 25, 2011

CSUEB Professor Christopher Moreman is interviewed for article about Zombies published in the Omaha World Herald.

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Why Zombies are taking over the Economy

CNBC; Cindy Perman; Oct. 26, 2011

CSUEB Professor Christopher Moreman is interviewed extensively in this CNBC news story about Zombies.

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Bay Area Science Festival features fun, discovery

San Francisco Chronicle; David Perlman; Oct. 26, 2011

Cal State East Bay's Science Festival is noted in article about the overall Bay Area Science Festival Oct. 29 to Nov. 6.

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HAYWARD: Law enforcement drills set at Cal State East Bay

Bay Area News Group; Chris De Benedetti; Oct. 14, 2011

This is a report in local East Bay newspapers on what was taking place on the university's Hayward Campus pertaining to Urban Shield drills Oct. 15-17.

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Cal State East Bay takes in $6.1 million in private funding

Bay Area News Group; Chris Metinko; Oct. 25, 2011

This story carried in Bay Area News Group newspapers reports on private donations made Cal State East Bay during the 2010-11 fiscal year.

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Bay Area Science Festival Begins

KQED/NPR QUEST Web Page; Jennifer Skene; Oct. 24, 2011

Cal State East Bay's Science Festival, "Discovery Days" Oct. 29, is noted in article on KQED Radio's QUEST news site.

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San Leandrans Match Wits in Annual Trivia Bee

Patch.com; Jennifer Courtney; Oct. 24, 2011

Leslie Frates, CSUEB alumna and former Spanish instructor at the university, is featured in this article on Patch.com.

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Volleyball: Pioneers sweep Lady Jacks

The Times-Standard; Oct. 23, 2011

Article reports on Cal State East Bay's impressive victory over California Collegiate Athletic Association competitor Humboldt State.

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CSUEB Trombone Day 2011

San Francisco Chronicle; Oct. 22, 2011

News item carried by the San Francisco Chronicle and its Web site regarding Trombone Day on the Hayward Campus of CSUEB.

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Clare McCaslin 1931-2011

Napa Valley Register; Oct. 21, 2011

This an obituary for Clare McCaslin, who earned a master's degree and a teaching credential from Cal State East Bay. She passed away at the age of 80.

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Friends of the Library Gift Shop Team Wins Trivia Bee

San Leandro Bytes; Oct. 21, 2011

Leslie Frates, a CSUEB alumna, is noted in article carried by San Leandro-based news blog.

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Obama Lauds SF Bay Area Students' Microcredit Nonprofit

India West; Richard Springer; Oct. 17, 2011

Group recognized by President Obama has rewarded the entrepreneurial efforts of CSUEB student Erika Simmons.

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Local Sports Digest: CSUEB Golf team finishes 7th

This is coverage of the CSUEB's golf team at Lindsey Olive Wildcat Classic near Gilroy.

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Students Search for Marketable Majors

KQED/NPR Radio; Ana Tintocalis; Oct. 7, 2011

This news story on KQED and NPR's "California Report discusses trends in the selection of majors by college students during the current economic crisis and features interviews with Joanna Cady Aguilar, CSUEB academic and career counselor, and CSUEB business major Rasheeda Young, who is studying advertising.

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Four cities participating in 'Make A Difference Day'

Bay Area News Group (Oakland Tribune, Conta Costa Times, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); Matthew Artz; Oct. 19, 2011

Cal State East Bay students, faculty and staff will be participating in this event Oct. 22, with the campus serving as the Hayward city site.

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New PHS Assistant Principal Young and Confident

Patch.com; Julia Gilden; Oct. 17, 2011

Anne Dolid, who earned her teaching credential at Cal State East Bay, is featured by the Piedmont edition of Patch.com.

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Action required to continue using your CSUEB e-mail account

On or after Saturday, Oct. 22, all students, faculty and staff must log in to the University’s Web e-mail portal to accept a new set of terms and conditions in order to continue to access and use CSUEB e-mail.

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'Urban Shield' hits CSU East Bay with terror training

KGO-TV/ABC7; Alan Wang; Oct. 16, 2011

ABC7 and other Bay Area media covered the Urban Shield training taking place at CSUEB and other Alameda County locations Oct. 15-17.

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Clayton Bailey retrospective opens at Crocker Museum

Sacramento Bee; Victoria Dalkey; Oct. 16, 2011

Former CSUEB faculty member Clayton Bailey is featured in the Sacramento Bee.

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Cal State East Bay Creates Buzz with Giant Fuel Cell

KCBS All-News Radio; Dave Padilla; Oct. 14, 2011

KCBS Radio (740 AM & 1690 FM) in San Francisco provided coverage of CSUEB's dedication of a fuel cell as the university becomes one of the first in Northern California to house a fuel cell.

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Hayward: More Clean Power After Fuel Cell Dedication on Cal State East Bay Campus

CURRENTS News & Perspectives; Matt Nauman; Oct. 14, 2011

Cal State East Bay's fuel cell, recently installed and made operational, receives coverage from trade/industry publication of PG&E.

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Important change in Google services to employees, students

Google has advised the University of an important transition in the terms of their service that will affect the CSUEB e-mail accounts of students, faculty and staff.

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Exhibition celebrates 50 years of art faculty, staff creations

Ceramics, oil, acrylic, electronic art, mixed media and photography are among the mediums represented at the annual faculty and staff art exhibition.

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Talented CVHS alumnus--current CSUEB student--premieres original mixtape

Castro Valley Olympian; Oct. 12, 2011

Current Cal State East Bay student Christian Louisiana is featured in this article.

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Present your thoughts, suggestions on the University's 7 Mandates

Interim President Leroy Morishita will listen to the thoughts and suggestions of the campus community regarding the seven University Mandates at upcoming "listening sessions.

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College of Business again named one of best by Princeton Review

By Barry Zepel

Cal State East Bay's College of Business and Economics has been recognized by the Princeton Review for the sixth consecutive year.

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Director named for interdisciplinary STEM education center at CSUEB

By Sarah Stanek

Educational leader and policy expert Stephanie Couch is the Bayer Interim Director of the new center, coordinating the university’s efforts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Campus 'hidden gems' explained in fall exhibition at Univ. Library

By Diane Daniel

Campus connections to Meiklejohn, Warren, Valley, Charles Schulz, and many others, explained in new University Library exhibit.

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CSUEB hosts Hayward Star Party Nov. 5 to conclude science fest

By Barry Zepel

Separate observations with powerful telescopes will focus on the sun, moon, and Jupiter, with a lecture tying in all looks at the "heavens."

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis recaps the 50th Anniversary Celebration and previews upcoming events in Pioneer Athletics.

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Theatre-Dance opens season with docu-drama, "Laramie Project"

Fall docu-drama uses '90s hate crime to evaluate nation's moral conscience.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in October.

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CSUEB students clean up the town as part of 'Make a Difference Day'

By Elias Barboza

Student volunteers will spruce up the city of Hayward during national Make A Difference Day Oct. 22.

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Resident permits needed by those who park off campus in Hayward

Beginning Nov. 1, only cars with residential parking permits will be allowed to park at locations just off the Hayward Campus.

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Scholarships to 'Save Our Students' cover rising tuition costs at CSUEB this fall

By Sarah Stanek

CSUEB alumnae established the "SOS" scholarship fund to help students stay on track to earn college degrees after CSU tuition fee increases, and encourage more gifts to help meet students' urgent needs.

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Art, music, theatre and dance events make up CSUEB fall lineup

The University Art Gallery and Department of Theatre and Dance are commemorating their 50th anniversaries by presenting a full array of productions for all ages and tastes.

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Young author is first presenter in Distinguished Writers series

"Dazzling young writer" Daniel Alarcón will present excerpts from his next novel at Nov. 2 reading on Hayward campus, in the academic year's opening event of the writers series. The public is invited.

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High tech chariot brings 21st century policing to CSUEB

By Jay Colombatto

New three-wheeled electric vehicle is the new face of greener, friendlier campus University Police patrols on the Hayward Campus.

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Cal State faculty union seeks strike authorization

Los Angeles Times; Sept. 28, 2011

The Los Angeles Times reports on the announcement made by the California Faculty Association, mentioning Cal State East Bay as one of two locations in the CSU for a "day of activity."

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SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Gordon wins it for Pioneers

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Sept. 28, 2011

Small College columnist reports on CSUEB's Ariana Gordon scoring the winning goal as the Pioneers upset their nationally-ranked competitor.

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CSU faculty union calls for strike

Associated Press; Terence Chea; Sept. 29, 2011

The Associated Press reports on strike announcement that mentions Cal State East Bay as one of two CSU campuses that will be the site of the CFA action.

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Free week Sept. 26-Oct. 2 at RAW Center for faculty, staff

By Cherie Vargas

The Rec. and Wellness Center staff invites the CSUEB campus community to try for free the fitness and health facilities this week.

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CSUEB to host 'Discovery Days,' Star Party events as part of Bay Area Science Fest

By Barry Zepel

Cal State East Bay's 'Discovery Day' Oct. 29 and Hayward Star Party Nov. 5 are major highlights of the inaugural Bay Area Science Festival.

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Local Author: Andrew Homan

South Tahoe Daily Tribune; Andrew Homan; Sept. 24, 2011

This article about bicycle racing legend Bob Walthour, Sr., is written by CSUEB alumnus Andrew Homan, now an author who resides in the Lake Tahoe area. Homan has written a book about about Walthour.

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Green Plug Named 'Global 200 Top Private Company' by AlwaysOn

Market Watch & BusinessWire; Sept. 23, 2011

This article features the success of Green Plug, a company created by CSUEB alumnus Frank P. Paniagua, now its CEO.

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Freshman Convocation today at 5 p.m.

Cal State East Bay's freshman students will officially be welcomed to campus today (Thursday, Sept. 22).

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Younger striker makes scoring look simple

Stockton Record; Jason Anderson; Sept. 22, 2011

This article features Cal State East Bay alumni and former soccer players David Bond and Jordan Ferrell, who are head coach and assistant coach, respectively, at Delta College.

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Fall 2011 Convocation Address

By Leroy Morishita, Interim President

President Leroy Morishita gave his first address to faculty and staff of Cal State East Bay on the morning of Sept. 19.

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President's convocation invitation: Join conversation about CSUEB's future

By Monique Beeler

In his first convocation address, Interim President Leroy Morishita shares how he spent his first weeks at CSUEB and gives a glimpse into what's next.

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Transit and parking lot changes ahead at Hayward Campus

Changes to bus and shuttle stops and parking areas will greet university community at start of fall quarter.

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Stephen Gutierrez Honored

Tri-City Voice; Sept. 16, 2011

This is a published report by the Tri-City Voice announcing that Stephen Gutierrez has been named CSUEB's recipient of the George and Miriam Phillips Outstanding Professor award for 2011.

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Conference to focus on increasing minority males attending college

By Barry Zepel

The Hayward Campus will host conference on the growing numbers of minority men who drop out of high school and do not attend college.

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Private giving to CSUEB continues to rise, topping $6 million last year

By Sarah Stanek

Supporters gave $6.1 million for academic excellence and regional stewardship commitments in the second year of the University of Possibilities comprehensive fundraising campaign.

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Google changes services for employees, students using Google e-mail

The provider of CSUEB's e-mail service has advised the university of important changes in terms of service that will affect some account holders.

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Simulated law enforcement drills at CSUEB Oct. 15-17

By Barry Zepel

Teams of SWAT and emergency medical services personnel will participate in Urban Shield simulation on Hayward Campus and other Alameda County locations Oct. 15-17.

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SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: 50th anniversary of Pioneer Athletics

Bay Area News Group (Oakland Tribune, Conta Costa Times, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); Matt Schwab; Sept. 14, 2011

The Bay Area News Group's small college sports columnists recognizes the university's sports teams' 50th anniversary.

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Around Pasadena Sept. 14

Pasadena Star News; Sept. 14, 2011

An announcement that CSUEB professor Carlos Salomon would be speaking at a Southern California library about his new book about Pio Pico, the last governor of California when it was part of Mexico.

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Alumni Association hosts 'The Bay in your Backyard'

CSUEB alumni are invited to join the University in San Jose and Oakland this fall for networking receptions.

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Campus Updates: Fall 2011

What's new at CSUEB? Transit and parking upgrades for commuters, new ways to read your textbooks, plus eating fresh all day this fall.

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That's entertainment: Alumni in the spotlight and behind the scenes

With new books, movies, TV shows and an expanding pile of Emmys, you'll find CSUEB graduates in every corner of the entertainment world; selections from the Inside CSUEB News Blog.

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Cal State East Bay invites prospective students to 'Preview Day' Oct. 29

By Barry Zepel

Prospective students and their families are invited to visit the Hayward Campus of CSUEB on Oct. 29 to see all that is offered to its students.

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Evelyn Sanciangco Dilsaver: Born to Lead

Asian Journal; Cynthia de Castro; Sept. 9, 2011

Evelyn Silsaver, CSUEB Alumnae of the Year for 2008, is featured in this article in the Northern California edition of Asian Journal.

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CSUEB alumnae cover rising costs to 'Save Our Students'

By Sarah Stanek

They establish SOS scholarship fund to help students stay on track to earn college degrees after CSU tuition fee increases.

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Nominate a dedicated employee for the annual Vivian Cunniffe Award

By Cherie Vargas

Human resources is accepting nominations for the annual Vivian Cunniffe Award. Deadline is Nov. 10.

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South County Beat: A.G. High choir tunes up for New York

San Luis Obispo Tribune; Gayle Cuddy; Sept. 7, 2011

This story features CSUEB Music graduate Chris Bledsoe, who teaches at Arroyo Grande High in the San Luis Obispo area.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis previews the 50th Anniversary Celebration and Pioneer Aquatics' Swim for Wishes.

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Sept. 11 Anniversary: The Story Behind a Champion of United Flight 93

Patch.com; Kari Hulac; Sept. 6, 2011

Michael Emerson, Cal State East Bay alumnus and Marine veteran, was instrumental in establishing memorial for the victims of Flight 93 as the nation prepares to remember the 9/11 events of 10 years ago. Read his story here.

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Al Fresco postponed one week to Oct. 12 due to rain forecast

By Elias Barboza

The 23rd annual al Fresco, postponed until Oct. 12 due to rain forecast on Oct. 5, won't be business-as-usual as the festival mixes things up with fresh activities, formatting and performances.

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CSUEB's Oct. 29 'Discovery Day' opens regional science fest

By Barry Zepel

The university's biennial festival will open a 10-day Bay Area Science Festival, bringing together top scientific organizations for the first time.

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American hustlers: Finding ways to make extra cash

CNN Money; John Herndon; Sept. 6, 2011

John Herndon, finance lecturer in CSUEB's College of Business and Economics, is featured in special section of CNN Money.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in September.

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Stephen Gutierrez named 2010-11 Phillips Outstanding Professor

By Diane Daniel

A long-time CSUEB faculty member earns recognition for his gift for teaching aspiring writers.

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Nursing professor helps seniors

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, SJ Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Fremont Argus and others); Chris Metinko; Sept, 3, 2011

Marty Fraga, faculty member in the Nursing Department, was featured by Bay Area News Group for her providing real-world experience CSUEB nursing students in the East Bay.

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Japanese university establishes exchange program with CSUEB Peer Mentors

By Sarah Stanek

Fukuoka Institute of Technology funds a new cultural exchange for student leaders, with the first groups visiting CSUEB and Japan in August and September.

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ACI Cork USA adds Shelly Morini Rodrigues to Sales Staff

Drinks Media Wire; Press Release; September 2, 2011

CSUEB business grad Shelly Morini Rodrigues has been appointed to Sales Support at ACI Cork USA, Fairfield, California.

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Students get answers at Ask Me tables

by Elias Barboza

This year on the Hayward campus, volunteers stationed at Ask Me tables will provide students with university information during the first days of every quarter.

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Durham Elementary soars on first day of schoool

Fremont Bulletin; Shannon Barry; Sept. 2, 2011

Four middle schools in Fremont are taking part in science partnership with CSUEB through a grant to the university from the National Science Foundation.

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CSUEB set to celebrate 50 years of Intercollegiate Athletics

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay Athletics Department is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and will host a celebration weekend Sept. 23-26.

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CSUEB grad is college football analyst for ESPN

ESPN press release; August 31, 2011

Mike Bellotti '82 is a studio and game analyst for college football on ESPN. He earned a Master of Science degree in physical education from CSUEB.

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CSUEB hosts counselor conference Sept. 19 and 20

by Elias Barboza

High school and community college counselors will gain new information about applying to California State University campuses during the two-day conference. It will be held on the Hayward campus.

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St. John Catholic School Welcomes New Principal and Vice Principal

Patch.com; Analisa Harangozo; Aug. 31, 2011

CSUEB alumnae Alyssia Schwartz has been promoted to principal -- from assistant principal -- at St. John Catholic High School in San Lorenzo.

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Cross Country and Track Team Adds Legendary Coach to Staff

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay cross country and track coach Ralph Jones announced the hiring of Ron Davis as an assistant coach on Tuesday.

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Pioneer student-athlete headed to 2011 World Inline Speed Skating Championships

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay cross country and track student-athlete Nastassia Hamor earned a spot on the 2011 U.S. Inline Speed Team and will compete at World Championships in Korea.

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Private giving to CSUEB continues to rise, topping $6 million in 2010-11

By Sarah Stanek

Supporters gave $6.1 million for academic excellence and regional stewardship commitments in the second year of the University of Possibilities comprehensive fundraising campaign.

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A war at home: a soldier’s mission against PTSD

KALW Radio; Priscilla Yuki Wi; Aug. 22, 2011

Jeremy Profitt, a Cal State East Bay sociology major as well as a veteran of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, is also dealing with post-traumatic stress syndrome. This is a transcript of his interview on KALW radio in San Francisco on Aug. 22.

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Eight water polo players earn national All-Academic honors

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay water polo team had eight players collect ACWPC All-Academic honors on Monday.

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Upcoming Open House to showcase Cal State East Bay's Oakland Center

Oakland Business Review; Hank Masler; Aug. 22, 2011

The August edition of the Oakland Business Review reported that CSUEB would be hosting an open house for its Continuing and International Education courses and programs on Sept. 8.

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SJSU's new Afghan-born president sees optimism despite adversity

San Jose Mercury News; Lisa M. Krieger; Aug. 21, 2011

The accomplishments of Mo Qayoumi as president of Cal State East Bay are noted prominently as he is featured in an Aug. 21 article in the San Jose Mercury News on his beginning months as San Jose State's leader.

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Job scarcity may have hindered Mexican-Americans' migration to Palm Springs

Palm Springs Desert Sun; Bruce Fessier; Aug. 20, 2011

Former CSUEB faculty member Lowell Bean, an anthropologist, is featured in this article from the Palm Springs Desert Sun.

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Changing Election Methods: How Does Mandated Vote-by-Mail Affect Individual Registrants?

Election Law Journal; Elizabeth Bergman; Aug. 20, 2011

Elizabeth Bergman, faculty member in the CSUEB Political Science Department, studied how "vote-by-mail" might affect voter turnout in future elections.

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University Fall Convocation for all employees Sept. 19

By Barry Zepel

The fall convocation for all employees of California State University, East Bay will be held on Sept. 19 in the University Theatre on the Hayward campus.

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UC takes first steps into online education

San Jose Mercury News; Lisa M. Krieger; Aug. 18, 2011

This article on UC's beginning to explore online education notes that online programs are already being offered at Cal State East Bay.

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KCBS Radio Interviews CSUEB Prof. Groziak on Science Festivals

KCBS News Radio; Barbara Taylor; Aug. 18, 2011

Michael Groziak, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, talked with KCBS reporter Barbara Taylor about CSUEB's Science Festival.

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Smith, Aksland picked to fill vacancies on planning board

Manteca Bulletin; Dennis Wyatt; Aug. 18, 2011

Leonard Smith, who earned his master's in Public Administration from CSUEB, has been appointed to the City of Manteca's Planning Commission.

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Faculty encouraged to attend 'Back to the Bay' Thursday

The campus community is invited to attend Back to the Bay, which brings faculty together to share expertise and learn from all campus experts, about a range of topics.

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Volleyball team picked to finish fifth in conference

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team was tabbed to finish fifth in the CCAA by conference coaches on Tuesday.

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Bay Area to Host Science Fairs

NBC Bay Area; Aug. 16, 2011

As reported by NBC Bay Area, Cal State East Bay will host its biennial Science Festival Oct. 29, the first of the series of festivals in the Bay Area this fall.

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Estas Viendo: Festival de Ciencias en la Bahia

UNIVISION Channel 14; Beatriz Ferrari; Aug. 16, 2011

KDTV Channel 14, a Spanish language TV station of Univision Network in San Francisco, interviewed CSUEB Chemistry and Biochemistry professor Michael Groziak as part of its report on the upcoming Bay Area Science Festival, of which CSUEB is the first festival host.

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'Beyond the Headlines: Living Sustainably'

KGO-TV/ABC7; Cheryl Jennings; Aug. 14, 2011

Cal State East Bay's Michael Lee, professor of geography and environmental studies, was interviewed about the importance of sustainability on ABC7 (KGO-TV) on Aug. 14.

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New Cal State East Bay president assumes post

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, SJ Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Fremont Argus and others); Chris Metinko; Aug. 10, 2011

Bay Area News Group article introduces new CSUEB interim president to the East Bay community and the greater Bay Area.

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Students to present commercialization plans for Livermore Lab

Pleasanton Weekly; Jeb Bing; Aug. 9, 2011

Cal State East Bay students participate in providing commercialization plans for Lawrence Livermore National Lab.

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Sea slugs' chemical defenses may yield new medications, say CSUEB researchers

By Nancy Garcia

Assistant Professor James Murray, CSUEB students and colleagues study interactions between sea slugs and their prey. Will their findings lead to new medical insights?

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Around Danville: Remembering Joey

Bay Area News Group (Contra Costa Times); George Lambert; Aug. 7, 2011

Article reflects on Cal State East Bay alumnus Joe Moore and his family.

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Tessie Guillermo, only Filipino chair in America's top 100 foundations

Asian Journal; Cynthia De Castro; August 6, 2011

CSUEB alumna Tessie Guillermo is the only Filipino-American who sits as board chair of one of the top 100 foundations in the United States.

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Reg Gage local Musician and Artist of Sacramento

SACRAMENTO PRESS; Judy Raderchak; Aug. 5, 2011

Gage did post-graduate work at Cal State East Bay

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SPORTS DIGEST -- from Bay Area News Group

San Jose Mercury News/Bay Area News Group; Aug. 5, 2011

Published report regarding the appointment of former major leaguer Darren Lewis as a CSUEB assistant coach.

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FuelCell to service two Calif. powerplants

Hartford Business; Aug. 5, 2011

PG&E has contracted with a Connecticut company to have the fuel cell on the Hayward Campus of Cal State East Bay serviced.

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Baseball team adds former major leaguer to coaching staff

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay Head Baseball Coach Bob Ralston announced the hiring of former Giants Gold Glove winner Darren Lewis as an assistant coach.

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Museum on Main New Exhibit: California Women's Suffrage

Pleasanton Patch.com; Chuck Deckert; Aug. 4, 2011

Jessica Weiss, CSUEB professor of history, will give a lecture on women's suffrage -- connected to a current exhibit in Pleasanton -- on Sept. 21.

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Comings and Goings

Stay up-to-date with employee promotions, new hires and retirements through a new feature making its debut in The View in August.

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Play by Castro Valley Prof Opens Tomorrow

EB Publishing Co. & Castro Valley Forum; Diane Daniel; Aug. 3, 2011

Stephen Gutierrez, CSUEB English professor, is featured in this article published by the Castro Valley Forum and East Bay Publishing Company.

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Princeton Review again recognizes CSUEB quality

Cal State East Bay has been selected by the nationally known education services company as a Best in the West college for the eighth straight year.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in August.

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How to avoid operational meltdown when managing multiple projects

SMART BUSINESS; Aug. 1, 2011

A national business publication interviewed Vish Hegde, associate professor of management in CSUEB's College of Business and Economics.

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Archeologist Strother establishes consultancy

Santa Rosa Press-Democrat; Marie Thomas McNaughton; July 30, 2011

Former CSUEB faculty member Eric Strother has started an archeology consulting business in Cotati, in Marin County.

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Facilitating Scientific Investigations and Training Data Scientists

SCIENCE (journal online Web site); Michele A. Korb and Umesh Thakkar; July 29, 2011

Michele A. Korb, Cal State East Bay assistant professor of teacher education, has co-authored an article that was published in the journal, SCIENCE.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis previews upcoming events and introduces two new coaches.

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Imperial Irrigation District audit critical of credit card use

The Desert Sun (Palm Springs); Keith Matheny; July 28, 2011

John G. Herndon, a former bank auditor who is an accounting and finance lecturer at California State University, East Bay, reviewed and commented on audit documents for "The Desert Sun."

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Bob Ralston named Pioneers head baseball coach

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay's new coach has led teams to championships on the community college and high school levels of the sport. He also was a successful player and coach in professional baseball.

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SPORTS DIGEST -- from Bay Area News Group

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); July 27, 2011

Bay Area News Group newspapers reported on Cal State East Bay signing of a number of top student-athletes to play for the Pioneer men's basketball team.

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Pioneer water polo player named All-American

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay water polo player Claire Pierce earned her second straight ACWPC first-team All-America honors this week.

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Men's basketball adds eight to 2011-12 signing class

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team announced the signing of eight players to round out its 2011-12 signing class.

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Two Pleasanton Police Veterans Promoted

Pleasanton Patch.com; July 26, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Craig Eicher has been promoted to captain by the Pleasanton Police Department.

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Highlands Summer Theatre

Tri-City Voice; July 26, 2011

The Tri-City Voice, serving Fremont, Newark and Hayward, provides advance notice about summer theatre on CSUEB's Hayward Campus.

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25 student-athletes named to CCAA All-Academic list

By Kelly Hayes

These Cal State East Bay student-athletes are among the brightest in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Palo Alto schools get new education director

Palo Alto Online; Chris Kenrick; July 25, 2011

Charles Young, an alumnus of CSUEB, is selected as associate superintendent for educational services for Palo Alto Unified School District.

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GREEN AWARDS 2011: Earthy with an Edge

Las Vegas Business Press; Valerie Miller; July 25, 2011

Cal State East Bay alumnus Jim Richards recognized for his "green efforts" as vice president of the Boys and Girls clubs of Las Vegas.

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CSUEB to host Open House at Oakland Center Sept. 8

By Dan Bellone

The range of courses and certificate programs offered at the university's Oakland Center will be featured during the annual open house event.

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Former Pioneers find success at masters track and field championships

By Kelly Hayes

Eight former Cal State East Bay student-athletes came home with eight total medals after competing at the 2011 World Masters Athletics Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento.

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Script by professor, fiction writer debuts on the CSUEB stage

By Diane Daniel

In the midst of a successful career as a professor and fiction writer, CSUEB's Stephen Gutierrez has found a passion for playwriting. The University community may sample his work at the world premier performance of his sixth play.

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From the projects to PhD, call him Dr. AC

La Prensa San Diego; Susie Albin-Najera; July 22, 2011

CSUEB mass communications grad Al Carlos Hernandez is a Latino media pioneer.

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New RAW plaza boasts earth-friendly elements

by Elias Barboza

The Recreation and Wellness Center's new plaza incorporates environmentally conscious design.

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Martinez promotes five police officers as part of community policing initiative

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Lisa P. White; July 21, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Dave Mathers was promoted by the City of Martinez Police Department.

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Cuts to Higher Education Shortchange California's Future

California Progress Report; Caitlin Vega; July 21, 2011

CSUEB alumna Caitlin Vega, a legislative advocate for the California Labor Federation, writes about how cuts to public higher education will hurt the state.

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Books Obituaries: Theodore Roszak

London Telegraph; July 20, 2011

Known worldwide, CSUEB Professor Emeritus Theodore Roszak was remembered in this article written by the staff of the London Telegraph.

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Hunt for Treasures at Cal State East Bay's New Flea Market

Patch.com for Castro Valley, Alameda, San Leandro & Newark; Barbara Wilcox; July 19, 2011

Article about the Sunday swap meet/flea market on CSUEB's Hayward Campus.

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Theodore Roszak, scholar who coined term 'counterculture,' dies

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Elaine Woo; July 15, 2011

Report about the world-renowned CSUEB professor as it was carried by Bay Area News Group newspapers from the LA Times News Service.

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Theodore Roszak dies at 77; scholar coined the term 'counterculture'

Los Angeles Times; Elaine Woo; July 14, 2011

The Los Angeles Times' report on the passing of CSUEB professor emeritus Ted Roszak.

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Cal State East Bay granted active member status by NCAA Div. II

By Kelly Hayes

Following a three-year process, Athletic Department leaders learned July 8 that CSUEB has been accepted as active member of NCAA Division II.

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Cal State raises fees 12 percent

Pleasanton Weekly; Jeb Bing; July 13, 2011

Column by Pleasanton Weekly editor and publisher Jeb Bing regarding fee hikes by Cal State East Bay and the CSU system.

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CSUEB in top 100 for degrees awarded students of color

By Sarah Stanek

The 2011 edition of the annual ranking by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education names the university's undergraduate program one of the top degree producers for minority students.

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John Herndon - Bay Area People

San Francisco Business Journal; July 12, 2011

Cal State East Bay Accounting and Finance Lecturer John Herndon was recognized by the "San Francisco Business Journal" for his innovative teaching approach to the graduate-level venture capital acquisition course.

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Christina Walker finds career on golf course

Vallejo Times-Herald; Thomas Gase; July 12, 2011

Alumna Christina Walker, in article about her in the Vallejo Times-Herald, said that Cal State East Bay Golf Coach Alan Sue is her inspiration to continuing playing the sport professionally.

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Survivor: Capsized boat felt like "Titanic"

KGO-TV ABC Channel 7; Lisa Amin Gulezian; July 9, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Charles Gibson survived when fishing boat "The Erik" sank in the Sea of Cortez. He is currently serving as the chief of police for the Contra Costa Community College District.

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Former faculty member, cultural historian Ted Roszak dies

By Monique Beeler

Long-time CSUEB professor of history, who was 77, leaves a lasting imprint on society, including the term counter culture.

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How to inspire and promote a culture of creativity by shaking things up

SMART BUSINESS; July 8, 2011

Terri Swartz, dean of the College of Business and Economics, answers business questions with answers geared to corporate CEOs.

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CSU campuses on list of steepest tuition increases

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; July 7, 2011

Linda Dalton, CSUEB's vice president for planning, enrollment, and student affairs, explains why tuition fee is going up and how Cal State East Bay remains a bargain for students as compared to comparable public higher education institutions in other states around the country.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis previews an exciting announcement and the lead up to the 50th anniversary of Pioneer Athletics.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in July.

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Parking lot renovation begins

By Elias Barboza

A makeover of parking areas on the Hayward and Concord campuses will include safety upgrades, lighting and landscaping replacements.

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Inspiring guitar songs by CSUEB music grad Fred Thrane

New Age Music; John P. Olsen; July 3, 2011

Fred Thane, who earned his BA and MA in music at Cal State East Bay, has a new debut album, Angels of the Sun.

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CSUEB professor says he will stay in Nigeria as he fights election results and criminal charges

Contra Costa Times; Matt O'Brien; July 2, 2011

Steve Ugbah, CSUEB marketing professor, said his life may be in danger but he will not leave Nigeria until a tribunal resolves whether he won or lost the April 26 election for governor of the Benue state.

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Morishita begins duties as CSUEB's interim president

By Barry Zepel

The university's new leader brings nearly three decades of experience as an educator and administrator in the CSU system.

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Best Burger at Washington and Floresta is a strong contender

San Leandro Times; Linda Sandsmark; June 30, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Ed Chittenden left a career in publishing to buy and operate "Best Burger" in San Leandro.

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Highlands Summer Theatre sets two shows at Cal State East Bay

Works by major playwrights, as well as original pieces, to be showcased this summer in Studio Theatre on CSUEB's Hayward Campus.

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CSUEB grad to become top cop in Hayward

San Jose Mercury News; Tracy Seipel; June 30, 2011

San Jose Assistant Police Chief and Cal State East Bay alumna Diane Urban was named Hayward's new police chief.

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Alhambra High welcomes new assistant principal

Martinez News-Gazette; Greta Mart; June 30, 2011

Martinez Unified School District Board named CSUEB grad Tom Doppe as the new assistant principal of Alhambra High School.

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CSUEB's online business degree program ranked sixth nationally

By Barry Zepel

Independent rating service selected CSUEB's Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration program as among the best online in the nation.

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CSUEB adds geometry to successful math academies

By Sarah Stanek

In its fourth year, the summer mathematics education program reaches nearly 1,000 high school students, teaching algebra and geometry to improve college readiness.

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WWPA Names 11 Water Polo Players to All-Academic Team

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team had 11 players named to the conference All-Academic Team on Monday.

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Venture Capital course a real study in Silicon Valley

San Jose Mercury News; Mike Cassidy; June 27, 2011

CSUEB students in John Herndon's Venture Capital Acquisition class are helping Silicon Valley start-ups as a way to show the value of California's university system.

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Profiles of Excellence on KGO/ABC TV

KGO-TV/ABC7; Cheryl Jennings & Mimi Kwan; June 26, 2011

Mo Qayoumi was a featured interviewee discussing his five years as President of Cal State East Bay just a few days before his departure to become leader of San Jose State University.

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El Toro Grads Charge After 80 Different Four-Year Colleges

Lake Forest Patch; Mengfei Chen; June 22, 2011

Collin Parker, senior class president of El Toro High School in Lake Forest, CA, will play soccer for the Pioneers starting in fall quarter 2011.

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Portrait of an Artist: Materials make Johnson's collages unique

Modesto Bee; June 18, 2011

CSUEB art grad Kathy Johnson is featured in the "Portrait of an Artist" section of the "Modesto Bee. Her Domestic Goddess collage series is done completely in cabinet lining paper.

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Peninsula college fund helps students get a leg up on learning

San Francisco Examiner; Andrea Koskey; June 18, 2011

CSUEB sophomore Jennifer Martinez-Luna is working this summer at Ronald McDonald House in Palo Alto thanks to a Peninsula College Fund internship.

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Bay Area News Group names chief revenue officer

San Jose Mercury News; Pete Carey; June 17, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Jeff DeBalko has accepted an executive position with local news organization.

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Highlands Summer Theatre offers shows at CSUEB's Hayward campus

Short plays, as well as original and influential writings, to be performed in two summertime theater pieces.

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Spring Cal State East Bay Magazine goes `Beyond CSI'

By Monique Beeler

Follow a recent grad in his first job at a coroner's office, meet the alumna who serves as the first female district attorney for Alameda County and learn about faculty contributions in the criminal justice arena in the spring issue of Cal State East Bay Magazine.

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Cal State East Bay associate professor offers students new outlook on healthy eating

Oakland Local; Kate Hoppe; June 14, 2011

Luz Calvo, associate professor of Ethnic Studies, is inspired to create a new class where 'Ethnic Studies' meets the Cooking Channel.

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Cal State East Bay associate professor offers students new outlook on healthy eating

San Francisco Chronicle; June 14, 2011

Faculty member offers students healthier alternatives for their diets.

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Baseball player Johnny Volk named ASI Student Leader of the Year

By Kelly Hayes

Pioneer baseball player Johnny Volk was honored as the ASI Student Leader of the Year on June 3.

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Ralph Jones named as Pioneers' cross country, track coach

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis announced the hiring of Ralph Jones as the new head coach for cross country and track.

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Despite Bloom Energy deal, utilities see little fuel cell impact

Earth2Tech; Katie Fehrenbacher; June 13, 2011

Most fuel cells that are being utilized are small, and often pilot-sized, devices like the one being installed at Cal State East Bay.

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Commencement remarks of Alex Mehran

By Alex Mehran

These remarks were made at the Concord commencement ceremony June 12, 2011, upon Alex Mehran being presented with an honorary doctorate degree of Humane Letters.

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Commencement remarks by Bernard Osher

By Bernard Osher

These remarks were made at the CLASS commencement ceremony June 11, 2011, upon Bernard Osher being presented with an honorary doctorate degree of Humane Letters.

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Kim Polese's commencement remarks

By Kim Polese

Kim Polese spoke at the June 11 commencement ceremony for the College of Business and Economics after receiving an honorary doctorate degree of Humane Letters.

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Mechanics Bank taps CSUEB grad for top banking post

Business Wire Press Release; June 9, 2011

Scott McAdams has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Banking Manager. He earned his MBA from Cal State East Bay.

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Several Lady Tritons Move on to Compete in the Collegiate Ranks

San Clemente Times; David Zimmerle; June 9, 2011

n Clemente High School track athlete Katy Smith will compete for Cal State East Bay starting in fall 2011.

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Foster Care Gets an Overhaul

Wall Street Journal; Bobby White; June 9, 2011

Cal State East Bay Professor Emeritus of Social Work Terry Jones was interviewed by the "Wall Street Journal" on the restructuring of foster care.

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East Bay man puts the spotlight on Jewish stars of the silver screen

J-Weekly; Patricia Corrigan; June 9, 2011

Irwin Tallarico lectures on the movie industry in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus.

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Cal State East Bay warns of weekend gridlock

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Chris Metinko; June 9, 2011

Bay Area News Group provided an advance story on the university's commencement ceremonies and expected traffic congestion.

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CSUEB master's degree option emphasizes the importance of early childhood education

By Sarah Stanek

Preschool teachers and child care professionals earn M.S. degrees with scholarships from First 5 Alameda County. The aim to increase school readiness for children in East Bay communities.

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One year after vote, Santa Clara 49ers stadium far from easy score

San Jose Mercury News; Mike Rosenberg; June 8, 2011

Paul Staudohar, professor emeritus of business administration for CSUEB was interviewed regarding current situation of stadium plans for San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara.

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Alum shares success story with Communication students

By Diane Daniel

Communication students in a public relations course benefited from experiences of latest College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences "Dean's Invited Guest."

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Maldonado to suit up for CSU East Bay

Napa Valley Register; Marty James; June 7, 2011

The Napa Valley Register reports on a top high school athlete from the area planning to attend Cal State East Bay, where he'll continue playing soccer.

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Gateways presents roadmap to student success, announces $1.15 million in support from Bechtel

The East Bay business and education partnership, led by CSUEB, pursues greater student achievement and improved workforce development through better math and science education.

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History buffs hope to refurbish dilapidated San Lorenzo cemetery

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc); Alan Lopez; June 5, 2011

Former Cal State East Bay English Professor Don Markos is working with volunteers to restore local cemetery.

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Afghan officials visit East Bay to learn about local government and share culture

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Matt O'Brien; June 5, 2011

CSUEB President Mo Qayoumi helped host a delegation of officials from Ghazni, Afghanistan on campus and in Hayward.

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Athletics Department honors student-athletes at annual awards banquet

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay Athletics Department recognized its student-athletes for their achievements on and off the court this season at its annual awards banquet.

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Washington Teacher Awarded by Obama

San Leandro Times; Amy Sylvestri; June 3, 2011

San Leandro teacher Katy McCarthy, who was presented with an award by President Obama, earned her teaching credential from Cal State East Bay.

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CSUEB honors more than 5,200 at five commencements

By Barry Zepel

Ceremonies were held for each of Cal State East Bay's four colleges, along with one for the university's Concord Campus between June 10-12.

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From Inventor to Engineer

Live Science; Gregory Perigo; June 2, 2011

Jason Clark invented the Electro Micro Metrology and the key developer of a CAD for MEMS package. He earned a BS in physics from CSUEB in 1996 and is now a professor at Purdue University.

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Professor and graduate student earn Fulbright scholarships

by Elias Barboza

Two university community members will lead classes in South Africa and Mexico through international program.

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Criminal justice alum, now San Jose assistant police chief, inspires graduating class

By Diane Daniel

Acting assistant police chief of the 10th largest city in the U.S. returns to alma mater to inspire criminal justice administration class of 2011.

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Slashing the Solar Power Paperwork

East Bay Express; Nate Seltenrich; June 1, 2011

The East Bay Green Corridor - of which CSUEB is a member - is attempting to remove a troublesome barrier to widespread solar adoption — bureaucratic red tape.

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Inviting great ideas by infusing entrepreneurial inventiveness into your company

Smart Business Northern California; June 1, 2011

Glen Taylor, director of MBA Programs for Global Innovation at CSUEB, told "Smart Business" that too much success may ultimately lead to failure if employees just focus on the status quo.

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Jeff Seitz CSUEB's outstanding prof. for 2009-10

By Fred Sandsmark '83

Longtime College of Science faculty member's passion for teaching science leads to his being awarded George and Miriam Phillips Outstanding Professor award.

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Use of alternate routes to campus advised for ceremonies June 10-12

By Barry Zepel

With Mission Boulevard road construction underway, CSUEB recommends alternate routes to the Hayward campus on commencement days.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in June.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis recaps the annual student-athlete banquet and shares important news from the Athletics Department.

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For Baha'i educators, a lesson in power from Iran

CNN; Mitra Mobasherat and Joe Sterling; May 31, 2011

CSUEB Economics Professor Farhad Sabetan serves as spokesperson for the Office of the International Baha'i Community. He recently spoke to CNN about raids in Iran targeting educators.

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Hercules police chief coming home to Benicia

The Benicia Herald; Donna Beth Weilenman; May 31, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Fred Deltorchio retired as Hercules police chief.

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SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Amador Valley grad Bryce Miller named top male athlete at Cal State East Bay

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Matt Schwab; May 31, 2011

Bay Area News Group columnist writes reports on the university's top male and female athletes.

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Castro Valley Musician Mixes Old Lyrics, New Beats

Castro Valley Patch; Analisa Harangozo; May 30, 2011

David Hardiman, who earned his BA in music education from CSUEB, just released a new CD called "I Am Me."

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Finding Another Way

San Ramon Patch.com; Sarah Frank; May 29, 2011

This article features CSUEB Disability Resource Center counselor Brian Johnson and his wife Rebecca, a nurse and former counselor in the center.

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East Bay Professor Released in Nigeria

KGO-TV/ABC7; Alan Wang; May 26, 2011

ABC-TV News (San Francisco) coverage regarding professor Steve Ugbah's arrest and release in Nigeria, where he was running for governor of Benue state.

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$1.46 million grant from Lesher Foundation to expand CSUEB math academy program in 2012

By Sarah Stanek

The Lesher Foundation will sponsor additional sections of the university's summer Mathematics Achievement Academies in Contra Costa County.

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Cal State East Bay professor arrested in Nigeria

Contra Costa Times; Matt O'Brien; May 25, 2011

CSUEB Marketing Professor Steve Ugbah ran for governor of the Benue state in Nigeria.

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Cal State Professor Running for Office in Nigeria Arrested

KTVU Channel 2; May 24, 2011

Additional coverage about CSUEB Professor Steve Ugbah arrested, then released, after running for office in Nigeria.

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Cal State East Bay professor arrested in Nigeria

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Matt O'Brien; May 24, 2011

Full coverage of professor Steve Ugbah's arrest and release in Nigeria, where he had been running for governor of Benue state.

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Work to drive, drive to work.

Cyclelicious Blog; Richard Masoner; May 23, 2011

CSUEB's Zipcar program is mentioned in local Bay Area cycling blog.

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Middle East university invites student and prof to discuss diversity

By Elias Barboza

Communication Department Chair Gale Young and grad student Ishita Maheshwari traveled to United Arab Emirates University to teach multiculturalism.

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East Bay Professor Arrested in Nigeria

SF Bay Citizen; Katharine Mieszkowski; May 23, 2011

The first report about Cal State East Bay professor Steve Ugbah being arrested in Nigeria.

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Eckert asks to forgo pay raise this year under proposed contract

Sioux City Journal; Lynn Zerschling; May 21, 2011

Paul Eckert, city manager of Sioux City, earned his master's degree in public administration from CSUEB. He recently volunteered to forgo a pay raise.

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CSU leaders visit Capitol to advocate against additional budget cuts

Executives from Cal State East Bay joined CSU Chancellor Charles Reed and other leaders from education, business, and the community in Sacramento met with Gov. Brown and state legislators to advocate for public higher education.

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Water polo player Claire Pierce earns Academic All-District Honors

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay sophomore water polo player Claire Pierce was named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team on Thursday.

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Red Boy Pizza celebrates three years in Oakland

Oakland Tribune: Ginny Prior; May 19, 2011

Red Boy Pizza owners, Farid and Antoinette Radwan, met while both were students at Cal State East Bay.

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Accelerating California's Engineering Industry

CSU Public Affairs; Stephanie Thara; May 19, 2011

CSU features the CSUEB Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) program.

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University women name honorees

Half Moon Bay Review; Stacy Trevenon; May 18, 2011

Cal State East Bay student Maira Sarabia-Medina was awarded the Edna Cox Scholarship by the Half Moon Bay chapter of AAUW.

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Music teacher comes out of retirement as long-term substitute

Contra Costa Times; Jennifer Shaw; May 18, 2011

Cal State East Bay alumna Virgina Walker came out of retirement to cover the maternity leave of her former coworker and student.

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Over one hundred delegates from China registered for International Pow Wow in San Francisco

U.S. Travel Association; May 18, 2011

25 Mandarin-speaking volunteers from the American Language Program at Cal State East Bay served as interpreters for China delegates at the International Pow Wow.

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Grim outlook for college grads

KGO-TV ABC 7; Alan Wang; May 18, 2011

ABC 7 San Francisco talks with the director of Cal State East Bay's Academic Advising and Career Education Center and a student about the challenges of today's job market.

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Baseball player Nick McManus named to All-West Region Team

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay baseball senior infielder Nick McManus was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association's All-West Region Second Team on Tuesday.

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International studies senior heads to Zanzibar on Boren African languages scholarship

By Diane Daniel

Roger Rayhbuck has been chosen for a selective immersion program focused on Tanzanian culture, economy and history.

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It's official: Mahood leaving for San Jose

Sacramento Business Journal; May 14, 2011

Cal State East Bay grad Matt Mahood has been named CEO of the San Jose Chamber of Commerce. He held a similar position for the city of Sacramento.

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Grad student tracks source of water sustaining wild trout in urban creek

By Nancy Garcia

Restoration ecology student Pamela Beitz's study of Redwood Creek explores how rainbow trout have survived without an outlet to the sea.

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Fixing Accreditation, From the Inside

Inside Higher Ed; Doug Lederman; May 13, 2011

CSUEB is part of a national panel to discuss concerns about the expanding sums of federal financial aid, the quality and extent of student learning, the rigor of state and federal consumer protection, and the many new business models for higher education providers.

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'Daily Show' writer discusses his CSUEB years and comedy career May 27

By Greg Jackson

J.R. Havlan '87 returns to his alma mater for a May 27 panel discussion "Breakfast With J.R." that is open to members of the university community.

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Third annual literary review debuts at May 25 release party

By Diane Daniel

Literary magazine Arroyo 3 is filled with stories, poetry and images. The first copies will be available at a May 25 release party, then at the University Bookstore and online.

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Theatre, Dance students present showcase of short plays, dance

Short plays and dance will be performed by the department's advanced students May 27-29 in the University Theatre on the Hayward campus.

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Drama League Announces Directors Project Class of 2011

Broadway World News; May 11, 2011

Alumna Dawn Monique Williams was one of nine individuals selected for the 2011 class of Drama League Directing Fellows in New York City.

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Pioneer baseball lands two on All-CCAA Team

By Marty Valdez

The Cal State East Bay baseball team had two players named to the 2011 All-CCAA Team on Wednesday.

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Livermore police are seeking a serial 'pants-er'

Contra Costa Times/Bay Area News Group; Sophia Kazmi; May 11, 2011

Dawna Komorosky, associate professor of criminal justice administration, was interviewed as safety expert for story published by Bay Area News Group publications.

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Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Mountain View Voice; Nick Veronin; May 10, 2011

High schools are not only worried about college acceptance but also how they will pay for school. A Mountain View high school senior hopes to major in nursing at Cal State East Bay

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Jazz students record new CD – free to everyone at June 4 concert

By Diane Daniel

"Six on One," with music performed by all six CSUEB jazz ensembles on one CD, will debut at June 4 free concert in Berkeley. Hundreds of East Bay music students already have the sounds thanks to download cards.

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Qayoumi presidency leaves a record of achievement

Articulating and fulfilling Cal State East Bay's seven strategic mandates during the tenure of President Mo Qayoumi.

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Faculty research on display at annual poster exhibit

By Monique Beeler

Catch up on the broad range of faculty and student research projects happening at Cal State East Bay at the May 25 poster exhibit.

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Composers, performers create new sound for debut concert

"Orchestre dB" will debut its contemporary creations at a free concert June 3 on the Hayward campus.

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Who's Who in Benicia: Christina Heuon

Benicia Patch; Judi Morales Gibson; May 5, 2011

Christina Heuon was featured in the "Neighborhood Files" of the Benicia Patch. She earned a degree in health services from CSUEB and is now a shift supervisor at Starbucks.

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My Chancellor's Crazy. And I Love It.

Inside Higher Ed; James E. Grant Jr.; May 5, 2011

UC-Riverside Chancellor Tim White participated in the reality show, "Undercover Boss." He earned his master's degree from Cal State East Bay.

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Who's Who in Bencia: Christina Heuon

Bencia Patch.com; Judy Morales Gibson; May 5, 2011

Benicia edition of Patch.com features CSUEB alumna Christina Heuon.

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'Occam's Razor' magazine, packed with student writing, debuts at June 7 party

By Diane Daniel

Professor Emeritus Don Markos' magazine of student short stories and poetry is in its 28th year.

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CSUEB history major selected for prestigious undergrad fellowship

By Diane Daniel

Cal State East Bay student Dexter Coleman will spend one week in New York City studying Civil War history with Pulitzer Prize winning scholars.

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Facebook's CV Legends: Explained

Castro Valley Patch.com; Lauren Edwards; May 3, 2011

CSUEB history major David Ashton is featured by Castro Valley Patch.com.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in May.

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Some Bay Area Muslim leaders hail bin Laden's death

San Jose Mercury News; Lisa Fernandez; May 2, 2011

CSUEB Lecturer Farid Younos was interviewed about the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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Dean's Invited Guest program features SJPD's highest ranking woman

By Diane Daniel

Diane Urban '85, assistant chief of the San Jose Police Department, will address the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences program that brings distinguished alumni, community leaders and friends of CLASS and CSUEB to the university.

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Pioneer water polo posts best-ever finish at WWPA Championship

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay water polo team fell to Santa Clara, 7-4, on Sunday, but took fourth to post its best finish in program history at the WWPA Championship.

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How businesses can develop critical skills by partnering with universities

Northern California Smart Business; May 1, 2011

Brian Cook, executive director of Continuing and International Education at CSUEB, says talent shortage has reached the critical stage, especially in the Bay Area.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis recaps a successful 2010-11 season in Pioneer Athletics and previews next year's 50th anniversary celebration.

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150 Most Influential Women in Bay Area business named

San Francisco Business Times; April 29, 2011

Cal State East Dean of the College of Business and Economics Terri Swartz has been named to the Most Influential list for the second year.

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East Bay businessman to be awarded honorary doctorate

By Barry Zepel

Alex Mehran, civic leader and president-CEO of Sunset Development Company in San Ramon, will be awarded an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters by Cal State East Bay and the CSU system June 12 at the Concord Campus commencement.

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Professor Emeritus Jake Fuchs returns to campus to read from new novel

By Diane Daniel

The English Department Distinguished Writers Series sets fourth reading of the year for May 18 in the University Library Biella Room.

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Three Pioneer water polo players earn all-conference recognition

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay water polo players Claire Pierce, Jayme Pekarske and Sarah Grunberger were named to the All-WWPA teams.

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New Web site for facilities reservations, academic scheduling

The Office of University Scheduling has a new Web site that will allow users to find information, forms, and references in the same place.

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Higher Demand, Limited Supply at Cal State University East Bay

East Bay Express; John C. Osborn; April 27, 2011

The East Bay Express reports "more prospective students are applying to the university's graduate programs at a time when scarce resources are forcing it to turn applicants away."

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Big, bold, dramatic - 'Carmina Burana' performed with high schools, other colleges

By Diane Daniel

Cal State East Bay choral and dance students, plus those from Peninsula and East Bay schools, will perform familiar work by German composer May 21-22.

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Who's Who: Galen Murphy, Fairmont Principal

Elcerrito.patch.com; Kyrsten Bean; April 26, 2011

CSUEB Alumnae Galen Murphy speaks to El Cerrito Patch.com about a day in the life of a Principal

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On Hayward thoroughfare, it's the storm before the calm

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Eric Kurhi; April 26, 2011

Daily Review reports on roadwork leading to campus that is causing more bumper-to-bumper traffic.

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Pioneer second baseman Kassandra Winger named CCAA Player of the Week

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay softball player Kassandra Winger was named Worth/CCAA Player of the Week on Monday.

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Education Attorney Laurie S. Juengert Joins GCR LLP

Businesswire.com; April 21, 2011

CSUEB education leadership lecturer, Laurie S. Juengert joins GCR LLP as a partner.

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Pioneer baseball pitcher Bryce Miller tosses shutout to lead East Bay to Split with Chico State

By Marty Valdez

The Cal State East Bay baseball team earned a split with Chico State after Bryce Miller threw a shutout in game two.

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Pioneer softball seniors shine in upset of No. 10 UC San Diego

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay softball team celebrated Senior Day with a split with No. 10 UC San Diego that included an 11-3 win over the Tritons.

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University Art Gallery hosts student exhibition, free film series

Paintings, photographs, ceramics and mixed media sculptures, video and interactive illustrations, and book designs are included in annual exhibition.

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Students win big at MESA competition

Tri-City Voice; Nicole Steward; April 22, 2011

Results are reported of the Cal State East Bay Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Schools Program held on the Hayward Campus in early April.

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Mortgage Broker Rusty Anderson Joins Landmark Mortgage Group

PR USA Net; April 22, 2011

New job for CSUEB alumnus Rusty Anderson.

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Pioneer women's basketball signs three for 2011-12 season

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team has signed three recruits to Letters of Intent for next season.

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Musical dean lends hand with huge spring choral performance

By Diane Daniel

Kathleen Rountree, interim dean of the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, will share accompanying duties when the Cal State East Bay Choral Union, and other students perform, "Carmina Burana" May 21-22.

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Cal State East Bay men's golf finishes seventh at CCAA Championships

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay men's golf team topped Cal State Dominguez Hills to finish seventh at the 2011 CCAA Championships.

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Pioneer water polo earns No. 5 seed for WWPA Championship

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team will be the No. 5 seed and play host to the 2011 WWPA Championship at Chabot College April 29 through May 1.

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Women in Business: Rami Muth

Martinez News Gazette; April 19, 2011

The superintendent of the school district in Martinez was encouraged to become an administrator through a program at CSUEB.

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Cal State East Bay gets interim president

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Chris Metinko; April 19, 2011

First public report that Leroy Morishita has been appointed interim president of Cal State East Bay.

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SF State exec Leroy Morishita takes interim post at CSUEB

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; April 19, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle reports on Leroy Morishita becoming Cal State East Bay's interim president.

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Cal State East Bay gets grant for education

Bay Area News Group (Daily Review, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Chris Metinko; April 19, 2011

Bay Area News Group reports on CSUEB receiving grant from S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation.

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Basketball player Kenneth Farr talks scholarships and life as a student-athlete

By Dawn Ellerbe

Cal State East Bay men's basketball player Kenneth Farr answers questions about being one of the recipients of the CSUEB AAFSA Scholarships.

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Morishita appointed interim president of Cal State East Bay

Leroy M. Morishita, currently executive vice president for administration and finance and chief financial officer at San Francisco State, begins CSUEB duties July 1.

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Rush running for board again with focus on academics

Helena Independent Record; Alana Listoe; April 18, 2011

CSUEB grad Barbara Rush is running for the Helena, CA school board. She earned her BA in early childhood education.

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Schools name finalists in search for superintendents

Democratherald.com; April 12, 2011

CSUEB alumni Don Schrader is one of three finalists in the search for superintendents at Central Linn and Sweet Home school districts

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New business partnership targets student achievement

Contra Costa Times & Bay Area News Group; Theresa Harrington; April 17, 2011

The Contra Costa Times and Bay Area News Group report on Gateways Partnership report released 3 days earlier.

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Cal State East Bay lands $1.15M grant for STEM education

SF Business Times; Ron Leuty; April 15, 2011

San Francisco Business Times reports on grant CSUEB received from the Bechtel Foundation.

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History Spring Speakers discuss 100 years of woman's suffrage

Jessica Weiss, professor of history, will lead a discussion on "Women Get the Vote" with authors of an anthology on woman's suffrage in California before and since the landmark vote.

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Bechtel Foundation awards $1.15M grant to CSUEB, Gateways Partnership

The S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation awards grant in support of the university and its partnership to improve skills in STEM education of Bay Area students from preschool through college.

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Gateways Partnership delivers inaugural report to community

CSUEB's partnership with nearly 40 community organizations from the region provides road map to success for improving student achievement from preschool through post-doctorate studies.

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Gateways Partnership Finds Student Math Achievement Down as Group Releases Roadmap to Improvement Report

Business Wire, American Banking News; April 14, 2011

Coverage of the CSUEB's Gateways Partnership report on improving K-20 education.

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'Seven Deadly Sins" comes to CSUEB stage in May

Part symphony, part opera, part ballet, the performance provides opportunities to highlight numerous theatre and dance, and music students.

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Introduction from Emily Brizendine, Executive Director

Welcome message from the Concord Campus Executive Director.

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30th Anniversary serving Contra Costa County

The community and the university proudly observed 30 years of serving the citizens of Contra Costa County on Feb. 25.

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Nursing, Pre-Nursing are core programs at Concord Campus

Bachelor's Nursing Degree Program is assisted through the generous support from the heath care community.

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Concord announces four Executive Director Leadership scholars

Top students from the Concord Campus are honored by the University.

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9th Annual 'Day of Teacher' held at CSUEB's Concord Campus

More than 70 people took part in the event to explore a career in teaching.

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Faculty Spotlight: Robert Phelps, new associate director

Professor Robert Phelps has been named interim associate director for the Concord Campus.

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Pete McCloskey featured in Osher Lifelong Learning lecture series

The former congressman talks about his public service to the people of California.

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Concord Campus upcoming events

Keep updated on upcoming events at Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus.

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At 50, Joy Upshaw of Lafayette is a track master

San Francisco Chronicle; Sam Whiting; April 11, 2011

CSUEB alumna Joy Upshaw has been competing for 40 years, and in the long jump she carries the best pedigree in the Bay Area.

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California State University East Bay, the Nationwide Tours (PGA), Jerry Rice, Salvation Army partner to raise funds for tsunami relief

Partners join together to raise funds for tsunami relief in Japan.

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Softball's Nikki Freiberg talks Support the Troops Day and joining the Marines

Pioneer senior centerfielder Nikki Freiberg answered some questions on this weekend's Support the Troops event and her choice to join the Marines after graduation.

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President's Column: A time for transition and change

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

President Qayoumi reflects on the university's accomplishments over the past five years as he prepares to move on.

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Philanthropist Bernard Osher to be awarded Honorary Doctorate

Osher, longtime philanthropist, will receive Honorary Doctorate for Humane Letters from Cal State East Bay during commencement ceremonies for the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences June 11.

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Diversity Day showcases university's multicultural strengths

By Elias Barboza

University organizations and departments will present displays about how they encourage diversity and unity during the second annual event May 6.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis gives an update on the spring sports and previews the Pioneers' 50th Anniversary Celebration next fall.

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Water Polo Falls To Cal State East Bay, 14-8

Sonomaseawolves.com; April 12, 2011

CSUEB defeats Sonoma State 14 to 8 in the WWPA water polo match.

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East Bay runners clock season-best times at Johnny Mathis Invitational

The Cal State East Bay men's and women's track teams both recorded season-best times in individual events at the Johnny Mathis Invitational last weekend.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in April.

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Kim Polese to receive honorary doctorate from CSUEB

The Silicon Valley entrepreneur will be honored during the commencement ceremony for the university's College of Business and Economics June 11.

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Men's soccer releases 2011 spring schedule

The Cal State East Bay men's soccer team will play a full slate of tune-up games this spring.

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Student humanitarian fights child labor through UN role

By Elias Barboza

Senior Susana Gonzalez's internship with the United Nations in Switzerland focuses on preventing child labor in mines around the world.

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Cal State East Bay's Qayoumi to lead San Jose St.

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; March 24, 2011

Chronicle reports on CSUEB President Mo Qayoumi being named as San Jose State's next leader.

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CSU Trustees Appoint Mohammad Qayoumi as President of San Jose State

California State University system press release from March 23, announcing CSUEB President Qayoumi's new appointment.

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Know your history? $1M grant assures area teachers will know theirs

American history teachers of students in eighth and 11th grade in area schools benefit from a Department of Education grant. Grant will fund History Department partnership with Alameda County Office of Education.

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California Trip Culminates in Losses

The Krimson; Yunan Jin; April 5, 2011

CSUEB women’s water polo team defeats Harvard in a 12 to 8 victory.

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Torlakson Calls for Education Reform, Discusses New Initiatives

San Lorenzo Patch; Zoneil Maharaj; April 21, 2011

CSUEB is recognized for their collaborative efforts with the the Bayer USA Foundation.

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Getting involved at CSUEB Concord

Chris Caldwell and Jennifer Case talk about student life at Concord

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Pioneer water polo team topples Harvard, George Washington universities

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay women's water polo team knocked off both East Coast Division I schools Friday (March 18) at Pioneer Pool.

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Welcome

President Mohammad "Mo" Qayoumi and Dr. Emily Brizendine welcome

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Conference focuses on racial healing in foster care system

By Diane Daniel

Terry Jones, professor emeritus of social work, serves as keynote speaker at Cal State East Bay Oakland Campus.

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Music graduate student wins first prize of 2011 DeClercq poetry contest

By Diane Daniel

Top poetry contest winners will read their works at April 21 Distinguished Writers program in the Biella Room of the University Library.

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STEM pushed at CSU East Bay

Silicon Vally Education Foundation; John Fensterwald; April 5, 2011

CSUEB makes STEM education a priority.

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Nursing Students Give Advice to New Freshman Cohort in Concord

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Scaling Up the Virtual Computer Lab

CAMPUS TECHNOLOGY; David Raths; March 17, 2011

Reports on CSUEB's award-winning virtual computing labs.

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That West Coast sound

Palo Alto Weekly; Rebecca Wallace; March 17, 2011

News about CSUEB alumnus L. Peter Deutch, a noted composer.

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Intermediate Afghan Pashto, Dari language immersion program, scholarships set for CSUEB

By Diane Daniel

An Afghan language and cultural immersion program debuts in summer 2011 on the Hayward campus.

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Acclaimed poet next presenter in 'Distinguished Writers' series

By Diane Daniel

Forrest Hamer and DeClercq Poetry Prize winners will read their work during "National Poetry Month."

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Trying to catch gravitational waves

California State University ; April 5, 2011

CSUEB Associate Professor of Physics Derrick Kimball and his students partake in the first externally funded physics experiment in the history of CSU East Bay.

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CSUEB Spring arts run gamut of styles, types, approaches

The departments of anthropology, art, music, and theatre and dance will showcase the works of hundreds of Cal State East Bay students.

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Ed. Summit for African American, Latino students April 30

By Barry Zepel

Cal State East Bay will host its annual Education Summit: Preparing for College and Career Success at the university's Hayward Campus.

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UK Sponsors Upcoming Black Women's Conference

Newswise.com; March 29, 2011

CSUEB Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and human rights activist Ericka Huggins will be a keynote speaker at The 17th Annual Black Women's Conference.

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BC to celebrate women's history with March events

Bakersfield.com; Jorge Barrientos; March 3, 2011

CSUEB Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology & Social Services,Patricia Jennings will partake in Bakersfield College country-wide effort to recognize the historical accomplishments of women.

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Nominations now accepted for alumni awards

The Cal State East Bay Alumni Association is requesting nominations for the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and Young Alum of the Year awards by April 4.

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CSUEB stands out with new and notable programs

Student volunteers tackle tax season and computer labs head for the cloud; selections from the Inside CSUEB News Blog.

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The Tri-Valley's cities have the highest percent of Asian growth in the East Bay

Inside Bay Area; Robert Jordan; March 29, 2011

CSUEB Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental studies David Woo and Professor of Ethnic Studies Colleen Fong discuss possible reasons for the rapid growth of Tri-Valley cities.

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Community Counseling Center expands services, outreach with Strength Project

By Sarah Stanek

Graduate students receive valuable training, experience and insight, providing low-cost counseling services to underserved East Bay communities at CSUEB’s unique clinic.

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Pioneer softball player collects conference player of the week honors

By Kelly Hayes

Cal State East Bay softball junior catcher Taylor Neumann was named Worth/CCAA Player of the Week on Monday.

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Slam, big inning helps East Bay sweep Humboldt State in softball

Times-Standard; March 20, 2011

CSUEB walked away with the doubleheader sweep Friday in California Collegiate Athletic Association softball.

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Campus Updates: Winter 2011

This quarter saw the grand opening of the new Rec & Wellness Center, a week of Homecoming celebrations and a 'genius' new spot to grab a snack.

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Concord Announces Four Executive Director Leadership Scholars

Four students are presented with Executive Director Leadership Scholarships at the Concord Campus.

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Census: Blacks leaving urban core for East Bay suburbs

Oakland Tribune; Josh Richman; March 29, 2011

CSUEB Professor and former Chairman of the Sociology and Social Service Department Benjamin Bowser gives his expert opinion as to why African Americans are leaving the bay area

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University Library marks 150th anniversary of Civil War with Emeritus Professor Henig lecture

By Diane Daniel

The popular professor emeritus and Civil War expert returns to campus during National Library Week with lecture commemorating war's sesquicentennial anniversary.

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Cal State East Bay anniversary includes honor for Garaventa

Claytonpioneer.com; Jay Bedecarre; April 5, 2011

CSUEB Concord campus celebrated its 30th anniversary

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Certificate in integrated energy solutions offered by CSUEB

Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education collaborates with Workforce Institute and Pacific Gas and Electric to offer new certificate program.

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Cal State East Bay anniversary includes honor for Garaventa

Clayton Pioneer; Jay Bedecarre; March 7, 2011

The Clayton Pioneer newspaper in Contra Costa County reports on the university celebrating 30 years in county and CSUEB honoring Sil Garaventa, Jr.

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`Things We Collect and Why' opens at Smith Museum of Anthropology

Varied collections from CSUEB faculty, staff and students fill museum; their stories help visitors interpret why collecting is both age-old and universal.

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Tips for a successful career as a Project Management Professional

SF Examiner.; Nohel Corral; April 5, 2011

CSUEB Continuing Education is a way to earn certain credentials and develop additional skills.

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Russell was multi-sport star for Vallejo

Vallejo Times-Herald; Jose San Mateo; March 5, 2011

Former CSUEB football player Bobby Russell is being inducted into the Vallejo Sports Hall of Fame.

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Oakland High School Students Publish Book of Poetry

The Oakbook; March 3, 2011

CSUEB Project SOAR helped Oakland High School students publish a book of poetry.

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Art faculty, staff show recent work at University Art Gallery

Twenty art faculty and staff members will showcase paintings, sculpture, digital art, photography, conceptual mixed media work and video in the annual exhibition on the Hayward campus.

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Cal State East Bay gets grant from Bayer

Oakland Tribune; Chris Metinko; March 29, 2011

CSUEB received a $540,000 grant from health care giant Bayer Corp. for STEM education.

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Xtra in Arcata

Humboldt County Journal; William Kowinski; March 3, 2011

Humboldt County reviews CSUEB production of "Xtigone" at Kennedy Center festival in Arcata.

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Cal State East Bay gets grant from Bayer

Bay Area News Group (CC Times, Oakland Tribune, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); Chris Metinko; March 3, 2011

The newspapers report that the funds will be used for science, technology, engineering and mathematics training.

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Cal State East Bay: Bayer grant to aid science

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; March 2, 2011

Bayer grant will help CSUEB's center for STEM education.

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Bayer USA Foundation grant to establish CSUEB STEM Education Center

By Sarah Stanek

The $540,000, three-year grant will support a new center and director to lead and coordinate the university's initiatives for science, technology, engineering and math education.

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Cal State East Bay Receives Major Grant for New Center

KCBS News Radio; Anna Duckworth; March 2, 2011

Reported on the $540,000 grant awarded to Cal State East Bay by Bayer.

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Bayer USA Foundation Awards $540,000 to Calif. State University, East Bay

3BL Media; March 2, 2011

Bayer grant to help CSUEB's plans for science, technology, engineering and math education.

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Bayer Foundation gives $540,000 for STEM center at Cal State East Bay

San Francisco Business Times; Ron Leuty; March 2, 2011

CSUEB recieves 540,000 for a STEM education center.

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CSU East Bay gets private funding

NBC Bay Area; Erika Okano; March 2, 2011

NBC Bay Area reports on the university getting Bayer grant and mentions other science-related funding.

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How to nurture and support cross-functional teamwork and a collaborative culture

Sbnonline.com; April 5, 2011

CSUEB Associate Professor of Management Sharon Green speaks to Smart-Business.com about how cross-functional teams can lift organizations to new heights

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Research and Recognition

In a regular feature for The View, the Office of Research and Professional Development shares a sampling of current and upcoming research projects and grants involving Cal State East Bay's faculty and centers.

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President's Column: Next Steps for STEM at CSUEB

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

President Qayoumi shares key messages from the February town hall meetings on STEM-centered education and how CSUEB will move forward with this initiative.

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President's Column: Next Steps for STEM at CSUEB

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

President Qayoumi shares key messages from the February town hall meetings on STEM-centered education and how CSUEB will move forward with this initiative.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in March.

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Napa's all-time Spartan gets his due

Napa Valley Register; Marty James; March 1, 2011

CSUEB alumnus and former football player Bobby Russell is featured by the Napa Valley Register.

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Barnidge: Stunned to find a homeless person in her mirror

Contra Costa Times; Tom Barnidge; March 1, 2011

Tom Barnidge's column in the Contra Costa Times is about CSUEB alumna Donna Greer.

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Central Coast officials blast GOP budget cuts

Gannett News Service; Paul Barton; Feb. 28, 2011

CSUEB President Mo Qayoumi was interviewed by Washington News Bureau columnist of Gannett News Service about how Federal budget cuts would hurt the California State University system.

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SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK

Bay Area News Group (CC Times, Oakland Tribune, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); Matt Schwab; Feb. 28, 2011

Local print media coverage in advance of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Championship Tournament hosted by Cal State East Bay.

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Bita Daryabari a tireless advocate for Iranians

San Francisco Chronicle; Carolyne Zinko; Feb. 27, 2011

This is a feature story in the San Francisco Chronicle about university alumna Bita Daryabari.

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9th Annual 'Day of Teacher' March 26 at CSUEB's Concord Campus

The Day of the Teacher conference provides information for anyone who aspires to become a teacher.

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Crime watch program strengthens security on Hayward campus

by Elias Barboza

Staff based in the Student Services and Administration building recently came together to form a campus crime watch program.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis previews this weekend's CCAA Tournament.

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CSUEB celebrates 30 years of service to Contra Costa County

By Barry Zepel

The university also honors East Bay philanthropist Sil Garaventa Jr. with an honorary doctorate degree as it reaches important milestone with Concord Campus.

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Pioneer basketball to host youth clinic during CCAA Tournament

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay basketball teams will host a free youth clinic on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Pioneer Gym.

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CSUEB hosts CCAA basketball tournament

Pioneer Gymnasium, on the Hayward Campus, hosted the California Collegiate Athletic Association men's and women's basketball tournament semi-finals and championships March 4 and 5.

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Cindy Acker: A Teacher at Heart and in Practice

Alameda Patch.com; Cecelia Leong; Feb. 21, 2011

The Alameda edition of Patch.com featured Cal State East Bay alumna Cindy Acker.

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Pioneers earn Sunday split with No. 1 UC San Diego

The Cal State East Bay baseball team toppled No. 1 UC San Diego in game one, earning a split in the doubleheader on Sunday in La Jolla.

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Pioneer swim team posts best-ever finish at PCSC Championships

Led by junior captain Murphy Wimer's four program-record performances, the Cal State East Bay swim team finished ninth at PCSC Championships this week.

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Essay: Distorting the PMA's honor code

GMAnews.com; Efren N. Padilla; April 5, 2011

CSUEB Professor of Urban Sociology Efren Padilla writes an opinion piece about rampant corruption in the military

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CLASS introduces distinguished visitor's program with presentations by Provost, Education Foundation member

Provost James Houpis, an expert in environmental sciences and forestry, and CSUEB Education Foundation Member Evelyn S. Dilsaver, an investment banking manager and community leader, will share their insights with College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences students.

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College students preach the importance of education

KGO ABC Bay Area; Eric Thomas; April 12,2011

CSUEB Student Affairs department go to church to increase college enrollment

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Degree of Acculturation Matters More Than Ethnicity in Student Plagiarism, Study Asserts

Inside Higher Education; April 12, 2011

CSUEB researchers conduct new study that aims to bust plagiarism stereotypes

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Finlay named Wilson/CCAA Player of the Week

Fremont Tri-City Voice; Feb. 18, 2011

Sports article reports on CSUEB women's basketball player Sarah Finlay being honored by the California Collegiate Athletic Association for her excellent play.

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8 cultural curios in 800 words

Ebar.com; Roberto Friedman; April 12, 2011

CSUEB honors San Francisco choreographer Jesselito Bie at the 2nd Queer Dance Festival

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Shobha Tejwani: English Language Learner (ELL) Educator of the Year

One Dublin; Michael Utsumi; April 12, 2011

CSUEB hosts the 2011 English Language Learner Educator of the Year ceremony

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University recognizes faculty members at honors convocation

Faculty members are recognized for 25 years of service, earn tenure, or are honored with emeritus status for their years as outstanding teachers and researchers.

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St. Helena high school teacher Micheal Wrenn will lead students on a 25 day adventure

Napavalleyregister.com; Carolyn Younger; April 26, 2011

CSUEB alumni Michael Wrenn’s takes high school students on tour of France this summer

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Iranian-American author reads from acclaimed debut novel March 3

By Diane Daniel

Iranian born author shares historical novel at English Department's Distinguished Writers gathering commemorating Women's History Month.

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Oakland Tribune editorial: UC can easily improve on open records

The Oakland Tribute; February 22, 2011

CSUEB receives an A-plus on California Aware transparency test

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People in the News

Insidebayarea.com; April 12, 2011

CSUEB student Lori Moore has been named a semifinalist in the Class of 2011 Presidential Management Fellows Program

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Green EnviroTech Announces Appointment Of Plastics Industry Veteran As COO

TheStreet.com;March 10, 2010

CSUEB former advisory board member Lou Perches has been appointed to Chief Operating Officer at the EnviroTech Holdings Corp

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CSUEB grad named "Entrepreneur of the Year"

Reno Gazette-Journal; Brandi Schlossberg; February 15, 2011

John Farahi'71, president of Monarch Resort & Casino, was named Entrepreneur of the Year for 2011 in the category of large companies by the Reno Gazette-Journal. He earned a BA in political science from Cal State East Bay.

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Free tax prep assistance offered through April 16

By Elias Barboza

Student volunteers from CSUEB's Department of Accounting will provide free income tax assistance to the public on various Saturdays through April 16.

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State-Level Committees Embark on Nursing Advancement

Nurse.com; Heather Stringer; February 22, 2011

CSUEB implements ambitious new nurse residency program

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CSUEB's Finlay named CCAA 'Player of Week'

By Kelly Hayes

In leading the Pioneer women's basketball team to two consecutive victories, freshman guard Sarah Finlay is named "Player of the Week" by the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

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God and Mother Nature Show, Mohammad Abolfazli

Zirzameen.com; April 12, 2011

Cal State East Bay alumnus Mohammad Abolfazli is a renowned expert in Nutrition Science and natural nutrients.

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AF&PA Elects New Board Chairman and Officers

American Forest and Paper Association press release; February 10, 2011

American Forest & Paper Association elected CSUEB business grad Jim Hannan as Chairman of the AF&PA Board of Directors. Hannan is CEO and president of Georgia-Pacific LLC.

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How does diversity on campus affect your learning experience?

Chabot College Spectator; February 10, 2011

Chabot College recognized CSUEB for its high diversity index.

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SOCCER: San Benito's Yamasaki signs on to Cal State East Bay

Hollister Free Lance News; Andrew Matheson; February 10, 201

Sara Yamasaki has signed to play soccer at CSUEB. She is a three-time all-league selection, including her first year when she was named Freshmen of the Year.

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La Sierra’s grad conference draws 24 presenters from Calif., China schools

Lasierra.edu; Darla Martin Tucker; March 3, 2011

Christopher Blood, a graduate student in literature, will represent CSUEB in La Sierra’s third annual Natures Conference

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Baking owl pellets behind evacuation of Cal State East Bay building

Oakland Tribune; Eric Kurhi; February 8, 2011

Baking owl pellets led to the evacuation of the CSUEB science building.

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DFMSim Names Veteran Electronics Executive Jim Healy as Executive Chairman

MarketWire Press Release; February 8, 2011

CSUEB science grad Jim Healy has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the DFMSim Board of Directors. He is also the author of two books.

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No Strangers to the Arts - Diablo Theatre Company Names Two Key Members to Its Staff

Diablo Theatre Company press release; February 8, 2011

CSUEB Lecturer Gia Solari has been named Producing Director at the Diablo Theatre Company.

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Redevelopment agencies in San Jose, Oakland, rushing to assemble ballpark plans

San Jose Mercury News; Tracy Seipel; February 8, 2011

Paul Staudohar, CSUEB professor emeritus of business, says San Jose is leading the race to build a new ballpark.

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Music alumna moonlights as music/voice director; next up 'Funny Thing . . .'

By Diane Daniel

Marianna Wolff loves the intricacies of music, and the opportunity to match voice and instrumentation to the script’s meaning and movement. She strives to hire current students and alumni.

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PG&E Partners To Deliver Clean-Tech Job Skills

PG&E Next 100 blog; Carla Hebert-Kirby; February 7, 2011

PG&E's PowerPathway is collaborating with CSUEB and The Workforce Institute to offer an innovative new Certificate in Integrated Energy Solutions Program.

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Chai with Sameer Soorma

Asia Today; Deepa Walia; February 6, 2011

"Asia Today" newspaper profiled Cal State East Bay grad Sameer Soorma and his photography business in Chandler, AZ.

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Learning Multiple Methods Key to Success in Math

El Cerrito Patch; Betty Buginas; February 5, 2011

Philip Gonsalves is coordinator of Alameda County Collaborative for Learning and Instruction in Mathematics (ACCLAIM), a joint effort of the Alameda County Office of Education, CSUEB and Chabot College.

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Dave Eshelman headlines CSUEB music fundraiser at Yoshi's

By Diane Daniel

Music professor emeritus shares talents to benefit beloved CSUEB students.

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Mastermind of the song team

TheCalifornianpaper.com; Ritika Iyer; February 24, 2011

CSUEB grad Toneka Webb creates nationally ranked dance team.

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With new dean on board, CEAS crafts five-year plan

By Monique Beeler

Recently named dean to the College of Education and Allied Studies, Carolyn Nelson is collaborating with faculty and staff to create a CEAS five-year strategic plan.

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Hayward's longest mural is a vision for BART riders

Oakland Tribune; Eric Kurhi; February 3, 2011

Cal State East Bay's iconic Warren Hall is included in Jean Bidwell's new 10,000 square foot mural near the Jackson Street overpass. Bidwell's piece is part of the city's Mural Art Program, aimed at filling concrete and steel canvases around town with inspiring images that discourage vandalism.

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Craig Marker in 'The Seagull' at Marin Theatre

San Francisco Chronicle; Chad Jones; February 3, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Craig Marker and his upcoming performance at the Marin Theatre was profiled by the "San Francisco Chronicle". Marker cites two CSUEB professors for being his inspiration: Ric Prindle and the late Edgardo de la Cruz.

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Campus libraries use tech to streamline student searches, staff work

eCampus News; Dennis Carter; February 3, 2011

CSUEB is referenced in article on how campus libraries are dealing with budget cuts.

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President announces town hall meetings on 'Becoming a STEM-Centered University,' Feb. 8 and 9

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President's Column: An invitation to STEM town hall meetings

President Mohammad H. Qayoumi

President Qayoumi discusses February town hall meetings on becoming a STEM-centered university, asks the community to share ideas and thoughts about CSUEB's future.

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A strong year for 'Possibilities'

By Sarah Stanek

With more than $8 million in gifts and pledges, CSUEB's University of Possibilities campaign builds momentum in its second year.

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Executive Education: How to grow your business by identifying the right global opportunity

Smart Business Northern California; Leslie Stevens-Huffman; February 1, 2011

Professors Glen Taylor and Yi Jiang discuss the new MBA Programs for Global Innovation at California State University, East Bay.

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Another Source gives war vets a healing outlet

San Francisco Chronicle; Dana Perrigan; February 1, 2011

Military veteran and CSUEB student Jeremy Profitt had his personal narrative,"Fighting the War at Home," published by Another Source, a new online journal dedicated to giving a voice to those affected by violent conflict.

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Don’t Stop Thinking About the Future

UniversityBusiness.com; Barbara Kaufman; February 24, 2011

CSUEB adopts the innovative “synergy project” to encourage campus partnerships

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in February.

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Spotlight: Leaders in Commercial Banking in 2011

North Bay Business Journal; Jenna V. Loceff; January 31, 2011

Scott McAdams is profiled as a leader in commercial banking. He earned his MBA at Cal State East Bay.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis previews the rest of Homecoming Week, CCAA Basketball Championships and the spring sports seasons.

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Seguin Beighley named LGBTcenter director

Grand Valley State University; January 28, 2011

Colette Seguin Beighley, who earned a master's degree in counseling from CSUEB, has been named director of the LGBT Resource Center at Grand Valley State University in Michigan.

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My Vision For A Prosperous Benue State

Nigeria Village Square; Steve Ugbah; January 28, 2011

Professor Steve Ugbah, department of marketing and entrepreneurship, is running for governor of Benue State in his native Nigeria.

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CSUEB leads outreach to Bay Area African American churches for 'Super Sunday'

By Barry Zepel

Representatives of Cal State East Bay and other California State University campuses visited 22 churches as part of the sixth annual Super Sunday effort to promote the importance of a college education to young African Americans and their families.

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Beverly Tucker says no to holiday gift; increases scholarship contribution instead

By Diane Daniel

Lifelong advocate of public education boosts Human Development and Women's Studies scholarship so more students have opportunity for college education. Next year she promises more.

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CSUEB lecturer lends a voice to Bay Area creek

by Elias Barboza

Ethnic Studies Lecturer Steven Cleveland collaborated with college and high school students to create a public service announcement about Alhambra Creek.

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Small college notebook

Contra Costa Times; Matt Schwab; January 24, 2011

Cal State East Bay swimmer Murphy Wimer set a school record in the 200 individual medley.

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'A Funny Thing' – a perfect farce, a perfect student showcase performs this March

By Diane Daniel

Long-time Broadway actor, now CSUEB student, leads spirited cast in classic-contemporary tale of misadventure.

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Tulare Joint Union High School District superintendent to retire

Visalia Times-Delta; Victor Garcia; January 22, 2011

CSUEB alumnus Howard Berger plans to retire after more than four-decades working in education in Tulare, CA, most recently at the helm of the district.

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SF homeless living out of a vehicle not always jobless

San Francisco Examiner; Andrea Koskey; January 22, 2011

CSUEB English Lecturer Aaron Jason spoke to the SF Examiner about choosing to give up his SF studio apartment and live in his Volkswagen van.

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Podcast: Ann King and Route 66

Internet Advisor podcast; January 22, 2011

CSUEB grad Ann King discussed her team's final project, "The Mother Road," for their graduate multimedia program with Foster Braun, moderator for the Internet Advisor online radio program.

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Local musicians aim to raise awareness about African-American composers

Palo Alto Online; Rebecca Wallace; January 21, 2011

CSUEB grad Joshua McGhee will premiere his work "Where Freedom Rings on Jan 30. He earned a bachelor's degree in music with a composition emphasis.

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The Invisible Computer Lab

Inside Higher Education; Steve Kolowich; January 20, 2011

Cal State East Bay is one of two CSU campuses testing a virtual computer lab.

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Local trainers recognized in fitness mag

The Benicia Herald; David Ryan Palmer; January 20, 2011

Cal State East Bay grad Lisa McVeigh has been selected by SolanoFit Magazine as one of the top 11 trainers to know in 2011.

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Homecoming week packed with activity, Pioneer pride

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay community will celebrate Homecoming 2011 from Jan. 31 through Feb. 6 with events and contests revolving around the theme "The Red and Black Attack."

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International journalism carves out a home in Windsor

The Press Democrat; Clark Mason; January 19, 2010

CSUEB Communication Lecturer Cristi Hegranes established the Press Institute, a unique, nonprofit agency that trains and employs women reporters in 23 developing countries.

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Fremont's funny fellas: new improv company kicks off in the East Bay

San Jose Examiner; David John Chavez; January 19, 2011

A new sketch comedy troupe has set up business in Fremont in part to hopefully draw attendees from the CSUEB Hayward campus.

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Glasrud returns to CSUEB for lecture on 'African American Road to White House'

Emeritus professor specializing in the history of African Americans in the West shares insight in annual Carter G. Woodson Lecture for Black History Month Feb. 23.

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Cal State East Bay to host new power source

Oakland Tribune; Chris Metinko; January 15, 2011

CSUEB will become one of the first colleges in Northern California to host a fuel cell -- a clean, low emission, mini-power plant that uses natural gas and water to generate electricity.

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Capital Alert: the latest on California politics and government

Sacramento Bee; January 14, 2011

CSUEB's Executive Director of Financial Aid Rhonda Johnson has been appointed to the Scholarshare Investment Board which administers the Golden State Scholarshare College Savings Program.

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'Xtigone' selected for regional competition; performs one more time on campus

By Diane Daniel

Powerful, modern-day retelling of Greek tragedy performs once more - Feb. 12 - on Hayward campus before going to the Kennedy Center Regional competition.

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Eos Ensemble will present a concert

Rossmoor News; January 12, 2011

Kevin Rivard, horn lecturer in the CSUEB department of music, is a member of the Eos Ensemble.

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Cal State East Bay unveils new campus fitness center

Oakland Tribune; Chris Metinko; January 12, 2011

CSUEB unveiled its new Recreation and Wellness Center on Jan 11.

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Research and Recognition

In a regular 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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Rec and Wellness Center shares grand opening with campus community

By Barry Zepel

With fitness center opening, Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus has a major new center for student activity.

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Lisa Booker named top employee for 2010

By Barry Zepel

Logistics coordinator Lisa Booker received the Vivian Cunniffe Award, given annually to an outstanding employee, at the University Staff Recognition Holiday Celebration in December.

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Psychology professor Daniel Cerutti passes away

By Barry Zepel and Monique Beeler

Cerutti was a popular and well-respected member of the Cal State East Bay community who had been on the faculty since 2007.

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Former Oregon coach Mike Bellotti open to filling Stanford vacancy

Contra Costa Times; Elliott Almond, January 9, 2011

Mike Bellotti is open to filling the Stanford coaching position. He coached football at then Cal State Hayward and earned his masters in physical education in 1982.

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Cal State East Bay chief wins Vision Award

Daily Review and Bay Area News Group; Chris Metinko; Jan. 8, 2011

Bay Area News Group newspapers reports that the East Bay campus president is recognized for his work to strengthen the region's economy.

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San Leandran Seeks Success on the Big Screen

San Leandro Times; Jim Knowles; April 26, 2011

CSUEB alumni Michael Goyeneche finds success on the big screen

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Bay Area CSU campuses are beginning the process of developing a culture of giving among alumni

San Francisco Business Times; Sarah Duxbury; January 7, 2011

CSUEB has beefed up development efforts in recent years, realizing that the vagaries of funding from government coffers are an uncertain foundation on which to build a quality institution.

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Professors become donors at Cal State East Bay, SF State

San Francisco Business Times; Bridget Riley; January 7, 2011

The late Georgia Babladelis, professor of psychology, left $520,000 to Cal State East Bay upon her death in 2009

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Bay Area CSU campuses are beginning the process of developing a culture of giving among alumni

San Francisco Business Times; Sarah Duxbury; January 7, 2011

Robert Burt, vice president for university advancement and president of the Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation, is interviewed by the SF Business Times.

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Winter Game Notes - Week 7

The Pioneer basketball swimming teams hit the road this weekend.

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CSUEB receives grant from California Hearst Foundation

KSBW Channel 8; January 6, 2011

CSUEB is one of 13 nonprofits to receive a grant from the Hearst Foundation. The funds will be used to establish The Center for STEM Education and the BioTech Academies.

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No Retreat for Veteran EPA Whistleblower in Era of 'Harsher and Vicious' Retaliation

New York Times; John Mcardle; January 6, 2010

The New York Times references CSUEB Lecturer Craig Collins' book, "Toxic Loopholes," in article on EPA whistleblowers.

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Rethinking the Politics of Freeway Congestion Pricing

Reason Foundation; Robert Poole; January 5, 2011

Reason Foundation article reference's Economic Professor Stephen Shmanske's proposal of a dual-pricing model as a way to alleviate freeway congestion.

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How many calories in that burger? Now the whole country will know

Mercury News; Patty Fisher; January 4, 2011

CSUEB alumna Liz Kniss is a Santa Clara County supervisor and a champion of menu labeling.

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Cal State East Bay falls to UC San Diego

The Cal State East Bay men's basketball team fell to UC San Diego, 64-53, on Monday.

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Pioneers knocked off by UC San Diego

The Cal State East Bay women's basketball team fell to UC San Diego, 82-44, on Monday night at Pioneer Gym.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis gives a preview of what's to come this month for the Pioneers.

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Executive Education: How transformational leadership takes companies to new heights in any economy

Smart Business Northern California; Leslie Stevens-Huffman; January 3, 2011

CSUEB President Mohammad H. Qayoumi is profiled in an article on transformational leadership.

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How to conquer plateaus at any stage of your weight loss plans

Contra Costa Times; Jessica Yadegaran; January 2, 2011

Sue Rodearmel, an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Cal State East Bay, explains how people lose weight from a research perspective.

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The Afghans of Fremont

City Journal; Judith Miller; Autumn 2010

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Judith Miller wrote an extensive story about the Afghan community in Fremont. She interviewed both CSUEB President Mohammad Qayoumi and CSUEB Professor Farid Younos.

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CSUEB Athletics Department rewards elementary school students for reading

By Elias Barboza

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