Welcome to California State University, East Bay. It is our University's shared vision that we strive to provide high academic standards along with services and support that ensure each student the opportunity for success; a learning-centered experience where teaching is lively and engaging and individual differences are appreciated; and dedication to open-minded inquiry, especially with regard to major social and global issues. As a result, our University has distinguished itself as one of the best in the CSU system in terms of academics and exposing students to global perspectives.
Our faculty continue a tradition of excellence in instruction, research and creative activities. In the past year, our national and international scholars worked on almost $10 million in research and scholarly projects. Moreover, against the backdrop of our cutting-edge research, commitment to the arts and regional stewardship, we never forget that our primary responsibility is to our students. In addition to receiving excellent classroom instruction, many of our students are involved in out-of-the-classroom learning experiences including student teaching, field and laboratory research, art exhibits, internships, and community service learning, to name a few. I hope you agree with me that a solid education at California State University, East Bay is the road to success that can lead our students to endless possibilities in life.
As we progress into the 21st century, there will be a continual rise in scientific and technological advancements, increasing societal and economic needs, and associated career demands. Our University represents a beacon of hope and is striving to meet these needs and demands and help our region, our country, and the world toward a more sustainable and better future. I encourage you to join our University and take that first step in developing a better future.