NBC Meteorologist Rob Mayeda

NBC Meteorologist Rob Mayeda is teaching two classes at CSUEB Photo:nbcbayarea.com

NBC weatherman teaches classes at CSUEB

  • June 4, 2010 5:55am

Who better to teach about Bay Area weather than a local weatherman? NBC Meteorologist Rob Mayeda is moonlighting from his day job at KNTV to teach two classes this quarter at Cal State East Bay: "Natural Disasters" and "Weather and the Atmosphere."

Mayeda says his favorite part of teaching is interacting with students and discussing topics important to them. He hopes that students finish the class with a greater appreciation of the Bay Area's unique geology. Students praise Mayeda's lectures for being filled with real news examples. "His lectures are really fluid and vivid," says CSUEB sophomore Frances Anchetta.

Recently a photographer from KNTV visited Mayeda’s "Natural Disasters" class at Cal State East Bay and posted a photo essay, “Hurricanes and Volcanoes in East Bay”, to the station’s Web site.

Mayeda will be teaching "Weather and the Atmosphere" again in the fall for the Earth and environmental sciences department.


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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