Head shot of Bill Lockyer, state treasure and keynote speaker at the 2013 CSUEB Diversity Day

State Treasure Bill Lockyer will be the keynote speaker at CSUEB Diversity Day. (Photo: calpers.ca.gov)

State Treasure Bill Lockyer to keynote CSUEB's Diversity Day, May 14

  • May 10, 2013 5:17am

Focusing on a theme of first generation college students, Diversity Conference Day May 14 features keynote speaker Bill Lockyer '69, state treasurer and a past CSUEB Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, plus panel discussion and presentations including community and university leaders and students. The day's events, held in the new University Union multipurpose room, begin at 11:30 a.m. and  conclude with a 6 p.m. showing of the documentary film "First Generation."

“Most people stereotype first generation college students most as foreign born, children of immigrants.  Anyone of any background may be a first generation college student.  Our goal is to create awareness and create a platform to discuss the challenges and day to day struggles of these students” said the event organizer, Aisha Wahab, graduate assistant at the ASI Diversity Center

Visit the event Facebook page for more information.


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