College professors say more text lingo is seeping into papers and correspondence with students -- something many say they do not appreciate. Photo: Getty Images/Chicago Tribune

Article on CSUEB student texting goes viral

  • May 24, 2010 11:45am

Contra Costa Times reporter Matt Krupnick included Cal State East Bay Professor Sally Murphy and Instructor Alejo Enriquez in his article, "Professors not ROTFL at students' text language."  The article first appeared April 12 for East Bay audiences but has since gone viral via the McClatchy/Tribune News Service.  The story has now appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, Fox 8 News Cleveland, and Indiana’s WTTV Channel 4!

Read the original blog post, “NE1 UzN txtN slang 4 termpapers?”


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

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