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Alumnae establish SOS Fund to help more CSUEB students graduate

Alumnae Luanne Rotticci and Liza Jane MacNaughton founded the “Save Our Students” (SOS) scholarship fund to help more CSUEB students graduate.

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Spring 2014 Cal State East Bay Magazine now available

The issue — now available online — focuses on the "trials, triumphs and transformations of Pioneer Athletics."

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CSUEB to launch new women’s studies online degree completion program this fall

Geared towards working adults, the program is designed to acquaint students with feminist scholarship on women, gender, sexuality, and more.

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Pioneer Pride Weekend to celebrate athletes banquet, Hall of Fame induction, Golf Classic

Cal State East Bay is closing out the 2013-14 athletics season with an entire weekend devoted to celebrating Pioneer Pride.

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Those aspiring to teach should attend ‘Day of Teacher’ at CSUEB’s Concord campus April 5

In addition to workshops that help attendees prepare for teaching careers, Contra Costa County "teachers of the year" and state assemblymember will speak.

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Cal State East Bay to host incoming students at Welcome Day 2014 April 26

Welcome Day, for newly-admitted students and their families, will feature tours of the campus and sessions about financial aid, housing and student life.

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CSUEB’s MESA Schools program to host next generation of scientists, mathematicians April 5

MESA event is designed to motivate education disadvantaged students to successfully pursue college-prep courses for careers in math and science.

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Cal State East Bay to welcome six to 2014 Hall of Fame induction class

The new Hall class includes four former student-athletes and a pair of former coaches who will be honored at the May 18 banquet on campus.

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CSUEB to host Bay Area Regional Science Olympiad March 15

More than 1,100 budding young scientists from the Bay Area and other parts of Northern California will participate in day-long event on Saturday at Hayward Campus.

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‘Emerging Artists Exhibition’ open through April 10 at CSUEB’s University Art Gallery

The juried exhibition features artworks by select students from a number of Bay area universities and colleges.

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Community invited to participate in 'Week of Inclusive Excellence'

During the week of Feb. 17-21, CSUEB will host a series of programs and activities on diversity for students, faculty and staff on the Hayward Campus.

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CSUEB’s College of Business & Economics maintains accreditation through 2018/2019

The accreditation is for five years, maintaining a stretch of 40 consecutive years that the college has been accredited, dating back to 1973.

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CSUEB's Hayward Campus to host Education Summit 2014 on March 8

This annual community outreach is to first generation, African American, Latino, Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander young people.

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GANAS helps Latino transfer students gain confidence, degree

Latinos represent the largest population attending community colleges statewide, but too few go on to earn a four-year degree. CSUEB's new GANAS program aims to correct the trend.

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Project SSOS promotes student success and diversity through $1.75M in grants

The Student Service Operation to Succeed program -- or Project SSOS -- gives Asian American and Pacific Islander students a boost toward achieving collegiate excellence.

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CSUEB women's basketball player Danielle Peacon named conference 'Player of Week'

She averaged 16.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, four assists, and two blocked shots per game in two victories for the Pioneers' women's team.

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CSUEB to launch new online wedding planner program in January

The Wedding Planner Certificate Program, the only one of its kind at an accredited university, will be offered in classroom format as well as online.

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CSUEB motivates at-risk youth to succeed through campus employment program

The university's Facilities Development and Operations Department employs at-risk youth through an employment program called "Highway to Work."

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Academic team including CSUEB administrator wins second place at national competition

X Team members, including CSUEB AVP Susan Opp, proposes a new way to replace remediation and placement tests with alternate reality games, ranking high in academic tournament.

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Fantasy author Laura Lam next presenter for CSUEB’s Distinguished Writer Series

Lam, a Cal State East Bay alumna, will read from and discuss her latest book, “Shadowplay,” Wednesday, Jan. 8. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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Cal State East Bay leads outreach to Northern Calif. African American churches this Sunday

For the 9th straight year, CSUEB and the CSU will sponsor Super Sunday, with representatives, including President Leroy M. Morishita, touting higher education benefits.

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Student veterans couple takes service to next level through nursing studies

Following active military duty, Larry and Nicole Laurent enrolled together in CSUEB's nursing program, taking advantage of priority enrollment for student veterans.

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CSUEB golfer Castellanos crowned champion of Sonoma State Invitational

Cal State East Bay women's golfer Andrea Castellanos won the individual championship at the 2013 Sonoma State Invitational with a two-round total of 147 (+3) at Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club.

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CSUEB's Sarah Perrin wins CCAA Cross Country Freshman of the Year

Cal State East Bay freshman Sarah Perrin finished 11th out of 200 runners at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships to claim all-conference and 'Freshman of the Year' honors.

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Concord Campus opens new science center

The new Concord Campus Science Center brings to the university its largest organic chemistry laboratory, a facility expected to help satisfy growing regional demand for health care workers.

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Cooperative program lets CSUEB students enroll in online courses offered by other CSUs

The new CSU Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment (ICE) program allows full time students to enroll in online courses offered at other CSU campuses.

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Award-winning novelist Keenan Norris appears Nov. 18 for Distinguished Writers Series

The Bay Area-educated author, winner of the James D. Houston Award in 2012 for his debut novel “Brother and the Dancer,” will discuss his latest works.

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

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

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Volunteers and housing team help start the school year off right at Pioneer Heights

CSUEB's residential team planned outings, events and a barbecue to help new Pioneer Heights residents adjust to living on campus.

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Stan Hebert named acting VP for reestablished Student Affairs division

Stan Hebert III '76 has been named acting leader for Student Affairs. Previously its operations had merged with Planning and Enrollment Management but again will be an independent division.

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Pioneer softball players visit Hayward shooting victim

A young girl who was injured in a drive-by shooting received a special visit from four members of the Pioneer softball team.

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CSUEB among nation's top 100 schools in NCSA Collegiate Power Rankings

For the first time, Cal State East Bay has been ranked among the nation's top 100 Division II institutions in the National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) Power Rankings that assess athletics and academic strengths.

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Meet 'Bold Voyagers' in current Cal State East Bay Magazine

Catch up with Pioneers at the forefront of their fields in the pages of Cal State East Bay Magazine's latest edition, focusing on the theme Bold Voyagers.

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Prospective CSUEB students get a peek into college life at Oct. 19 Preview Day

Prospective students and their families will get a glimpse into university life at Cal State East Bay -- from academic course options and financial aid insights to student services and activities available -- during the Oct. 19 Preview Day.

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Free Fest wins national community service award

Annual Free Fest promotes recycling and reduces waste, winning a regional community service award for CSUEB Housing and Residence Life organizers.

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Explore science at Cal State East Bay’s 'Discovery Day' Oct. 26

Featuring fascinating science experiments and displays, CSUEB's Hayward Campus will become the center of science for the San Francisco Bay Area.

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37 Pioneer student-athletes earn conference all-academic awards

All-Academic honors go to 37 Cal State East Bay student-athletes for the 2012-13 sports year. In addition to their hard work in class, Pioneers representing multiple sports made CSUEB Athletics history.

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Implosion sparks reflections on university's role in the life of alums and community

Thousands gathered Saturday, Aug. 17, to witness the demolition of Warren Hall, a 40-year landmark on the Hayward campus.

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Sheryl Boykins sets her agenda as chief of University Police

Boykins discusses her previous experience in law enforcement, her path to becoming chief and the plans she's making for the University Police Department.

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25th Annual al Fresco celebrates 'Pioneering a Legacy' theme

The free barbecue lunch is back, but taking a cue from the success of last year's event, the venue remains the same for the 25th Annual al Fresco, scheduled Oct. 2 in the AE courtyard.

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CSUEB paralegal certificate grads find legal jobs quickly, survey reveals

A recent program review finds that the majority of paralegal graduates land work in the legal field, mainly as paralegals, within six months of graduating CSUEB’s Paralegal Studies Certificate program.

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Water polo team captures all-academic award

For the 10th time, Cal State East Bay water polo players earned a team award for their academic prowess. Six individual Pioneers also won All-Academic honors from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.

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CSUEB student trains at renowned dance festival

CSUEB senior Charles Williams is dancing his way to the top with a full scholarship to the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.

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CSUEB’s former administration building, Warren Hall, to be demolished by implosion Aug. 17

It was determined by the California State University Seismic Review Board to be the most seismically vulnerable building in the CSU.

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CSUEB to host continuing education open house at Oakland Center Sept. 12

Explore approximately 40 degree and certificate programs Sept. 12 at CSUEB’s Continuing Education Open House at the university’s downtown Oakland Center.

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Number of grads from CSUEB’s MS in online teaching and learning exceeds 500

More than 500 students have successfully completed the university's online Master of Science in Education option to become successful online teachers and trainers.

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CSUEB continuing education launches new master’s in accountancy for Fall 2013

The new one-year, accredited Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program will prepare students for careers in accounting.

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CSUEB senior Trinity Joshi earns competitive NSF fellowship

Selected from among 13,000 applicants for a National Science Foundation graduate research program, physics major Trinity Joshi has received a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 for education expenses.

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Eight Pioneer baseball players earn All-CCAA honors

Eight Pioneers baseball players have been selected to the California Collegiate Athletic Association all-conference teams, the most in program history.

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Cal State East Bay Magazine introduces free iPad edition

Cal State East Bay Magazine unveils another green edition of the magazine, offering its first tablet version for iPad.

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Cal State East Bay earns top online education ranking for universities

CSUEB is ranked among the top 25 online colleges and universities in a 2013 report by SR Education Group.

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GradFest honors American Language Program graduates May 15

CSUEB’s American Language Program will host its fourth annual GradFest from noon to 2 p.m. on May 15, honoring former ALP students graduating in 2013.

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Admissions counselors advise hundreds at April 19 college fair

Some 600 prospective students are expected to meet with admissions counselors Friday for the annual Western Association for College Admission Counseling College Fair at the Hayward Campus.

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Pioneer Athletics to host Hayward Hills Challenge 5K at East Bay

The Cal State East Bay track and cross country teams are partnering with Associated Students Inc. to host the May 11 event.

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Newly admitted students get glimpse into college life at April 13 Welcome Day

Approximately 2,800 incoming freshmen, transfer students and their families will get a preview into academic and student life at Cal State East Bay at the annual Welcome Day.

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Plan for combating hunger with nanocredit makes MBA students contenders for $1M Hult Prize

Five CSUEB grad students are among only 220 selected for March 1-2 social entrepreneurship competition in San Francisco. Regional champs go on to pitch ideas to the Hult Prize and Clinton Global Initiative judges for a chance for start-up money and support.

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Cal State East Bay’s one-year MBA program accepting applications for summer

The one-year Intensive MBA program at Cal State East Bay, designed for young professionals, is currently accepting applications for summer 2013 through April 1.

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CSU Student Financial Aid Deadline is March 2

Students are encouraged to apply before the priority deadline as financial aid may be limited for submissions after the deadline.

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CSUEB launches new educational therapy certificate program

A new Educational Therapy Certificate Program will begin this fall on CSUEB's Concord campus, providing a post-master’s opportunity for professionals in the field of education.

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Economics students make strong showing at Federal Reserve Bank symposium

Professional caliber analysis and recommendations delivered to Federal Reserve Bank economists in San Francisco distinguish the Cal State East Bay Monetary Policy Team led by lecturer David Murray.

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Tunnel of Oppression illuminates social ills, offers hope

In a first for CSUEB, a program called The Tunnel of Oppression runs through Feb. 21 on the Hayward Campus to heighten participants' awareness of issues from racism to body issues.

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CSUEB events to honor Martin Luther King Jr., celebrate Black History Month

The Cal State East Bay campus community is invited to participate in various activities slated to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in January and observe Black History Month in February.

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Education Summit at CSUEB Feb. 23 for first generation, African American, Latino, Asian youth

"Education Summit 2013: It Takes A Community!" is designed to reach out to first generation youth and those of African American, Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnicity.

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Pioneer student-athletes continue academic success during fall quarter

The Cal State East Bay Athletics Department announced that nine teams and more than half of the current student-athletes earned a GPA of at least 3.0 during fall quarter.

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CSUEB leads outreach to Bay Area African American churches for ‘Super Sunday’

CSU Super Sunday visits in the Bay Area -- most of which will take place on Feb. 17 -- will include presentations by Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita.

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Homecoming 2013 filled with action, events and Pioneer Pride

Cal State East Bay is putting the finishing touches on 2013 Homecoming celebrations taking place Feb. 4-10.

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CSUEB offers free music education workshop by John Feierabend Feb. 9

John Feierabend, one of the nation’s premier music educators, will lead a free community workshop at Cal State East Bay to emphasize the importance of providing music education for children.

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Distinguished Writer Series for 2013 opens with author Lucille Lang Day

The noted nonfiction author will read from her new memoir, "Married at Fourteen," Feb. 6 at the Hayward Campus. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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Athletics Department to honor reading program participants

The Cal State East Bay Athletics Department will celebrate local students who participated in the Read with the Pioneers Program during the basketball doubleheader on Jan. 12.

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Articles from previous years are available in the CSUEB News Archives.

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