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2013 News Archive

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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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Carter leads young men with tough love

Contra Costa Advocate; Mike Thomas; Dec. 17, 2013

This article profiles Cal State East Bay alumnus and Contra Costa College football coach Alonzo Carter and notes that college's current president Denise Nolden as being a former CSUEB counselor.

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County Connections: Aptos High alum Nick Grieves showing off long-range shot at Cal State East Bay

Santa Cruz Sentinel; Juan Reyes; Dec. 19, 2013

This article reports on the successful play of CSUEB basketball player Nick Grieves, who is a resident of the Santa Cruz area and is in his first year competing for the Pioneers.

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CSUEB statistics professor interviewed by KPIX-TV regarding lottery odds

KPIX-5 (CBS News); Ryan Takeo; Dec. 13, 2013

Mitchell Watnik, Cal State East Bay statistics professor, gave his analysis of the odds of winning the megamillion lottery for the Friday, Dec. 13 news shows of KPIX-TV Channel 5 in San Francisco. See the video coverage as it aired on the station.

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CSUEB social work professor discusses depression problem in Chinese community

KQED Radio; Grace Rubeinstein; Dec. 13, 2013

KQED Radio interviewed Rose Wong, assistant professor of social work for Cal State East Bay, who served as the lead investigator on research study on the struggles with depression for the Bay Area's Chinese American community. Hear two slightly different versions of her extensive interviews.

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CSUEB offers free MCLE classes for paralegals Jan. 4

Patch.com; Dec. 16, 2013

This article reports on a free course for paralegals offered by Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education in early January.

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

By Alanté Millow

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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A new species of horse, 4.4 million years old

Fossil Science News Blog; Dec. 16, 2013

This article notes that Cal State East Bay professor Henry Gilbert was part of a research team that made a major anthropological discovery.

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Our View: Study doesn’t prove need for two Delta water tunnels

Merced Sun-Star; Dec. 13, 2013

In this editorial regarding water needs in the state's central valley area, research by Cal State East Bay professor Scott Stine is prominently noted.

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Food Truck Market Proposed For Old Le Virage Restaurant Site

Patch.com; David Mills; Dec. 12, 2013

This article reports that Matt Marinelli, a soon-to-be graduate of Cal State East Bay's College of Business and Economics, will be running Bend Food Truck Market in Walnut Creek.

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Lafayette Teacher Honored For Bringing History Alive For Her Students

Patch.com; David Mills; Dec. 11, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Teri Lusk has been selected as one of seven regional finalists in the Teacher of the Year competition sponsored by the California League of Middle Schools. Lusk teaches in the Lafayette School District and will be honored by that district's school board.

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Earn a wedding planner certificate online in just 10 weeks

Patch.com; Dec. 11, 2013

This article reports on an online education program to be offered by Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education starting in January.

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Two Buchman Provine Brothers Smith LLP Attorneys Named San Francisco’s Top Rated Lawyers for 2013

PR Web News Wire & Multiple Outlets; Nov. 13, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Roger J. Brothers has been recognized as one of San Francisco's to rated attorneys for 2013.

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Pearl Harbor beacon a new light with a timeless message

Bay Area News Group; Gary Peterson; Dec. 8, 2013

Bay Area News Group columnist Gary Peterson reported on the success of the Pearl Harbor Memorial ceremony that was held at Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus Saturday, Dec. 7, when icy weather had been forecast the day before for the original ceremony site atop Mount Diablo.

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Pearl Harbor Survivors Remembered at Mount Diablo Beacon Lighting Ceremony

Patch.com; David Mills; Dec. 8, 2013

This is part of the overall media coverage for Pearl Harbor Memorial ceremony that had been moved to Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus at the university's invitation, due to snow and cold weather that had been forecast for the original ceremony site atop Mount Diablo on Dec. 7.

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Snow predictions move Pearl Harbor ceremony off Mount Diablo into Concord

Bay Area News Group; Dennis Cuff; Dec. 6, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus will host (on Saturday, Dec. 7) the 50th Anniversary Pearl Harbor memorial ceremony originally planned for the top of Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County.

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Santa Cruz County Child Support Services has a new director

Santa Cruz Sentinel; Cat Ferguson; Nov. 26, 2013

This article reports that Jamie Murray, who earned both her bachelor's degree in industrial psychology and master's in public administration from Cal State East Bay, is the new director of Child Support Services for Santa Cruz County.

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CSUEB to launch new online wedding planner program in January

By Erin Merdinger

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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Cal State East Bay Prepares for Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Show

Patch.com; Nov. 25, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Theatre and Dance Department will hold a benefit show in the University Theatre on the Hayward Campus Dec. 8 to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

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

By Alanté Millow

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

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Tony Furtado Trio Live Session December 6th at 2pm

Jefferson Public Radio News; Eric Teel; Nov. 26, 2013

This article promotes an upcoming concert in Oregon that will be performed by acclaimed musician and Cal State East Bay alumnus Tony Furtado

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Ganze & Co. welcomes new employees

Napa Valley Register; Dec. 3, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Dawn Tait has a new job with an accounting firm in Napa, Calif.

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CSUEB volleyball players Veronica Sanchez, Suzy Ni Xu named All-CCAA

By Steve Connolly

Junior Veronica Sanchez and senior Suzy Ni Xu have earned second-team All-California Collegiate Athletic Association honors as voted upon by the 12 Conference head coaches.

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Social impacts on health tended to in new program

San Francisco Chronicle; Stephanie M. Lee; Nov. 27, 2013

This San Francisco Chronicle article reports on a new approach in nursing for which Cal State East Bay is among universities providing student involvement.

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Hispanic Nurses Find New Book to Advocate for Their Profession

Reuters Wire Service & PR Newswire; Nov. 25, 2013

This article written by Candace Campbell, CSUEB lecturer in the Nursing Department and adjunct professor, reports on Campbell's newly published book written for nurses.

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Young woman's memory honored with annual scholarship award

KTVU Channel 2 News & KICU Channel 36; Claudine Wong; Nov. 24, 2013

This feature story aired by KTVU Channel 2 reports that a scholarship fund in memory of CSUEB student Karen Gordin, killed in a traffic accident just after Thanksgiving 2001, has been established by her family.

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Emily Montanez named to National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American Scholar-Athletic team

Monterey County Herald; Nov. 24, 2013

This article reports on the latest honor bestowed upon Cal State East Bay scholar-athlete Emily Montanez, who had a 4.0 grade-point average during her senior year at CSUEB while helping lead the Pioneer women's softball team for four seasons.

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Albany selects new city manager

Bay Area News Group; Damin Esper; Nov. 22, 2013

This article reports that Penelope Leach, who earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Cal State East Bay, has been appointed city manager of Albany, Calif.

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Fundraiser for CSUEB Renaissance Scholars in San Ramon

Bay Area News Group; Monica Lander; Nov. 21, 2013

This column reports on an upcoming fundraising event Dec. 5 in San Ramon that will benefit Cal State East Bay's Renaissance Scholars program.

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New Film Inspires Youth to Find Passion in STEM Education and Discover Science-Based Career Opportunities

BusinessWire & other news media outlets; Nov. 19, 2013

This article about STEM education in California and a related film both prominently mention Cal State East Bay's Institute of STEM Education and its executive director Stephanie Couch. Couch was interviewed in the film, which can be viewed via any one of three links included in the article.

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Starck signs with East Bay

Manteca Bulletin; Jonamar Jacinto; Nov. 21, 2013

This article reports that a top-ranked high school golfer Sienna Starck has signed a national letter of intent to attend and compete for Cal State East Bay starting in 2014-15.

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Academic team including CSUEB administrator wins second place at national competition

By Alanté Millow

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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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

White House News; Oct. 25, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus John Farahi has been appointed by President Obama to serve as a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.

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KC Spotlight: Theresa Morris-Terry

Hanford Sentinel; Nov. 19, 2013

This article profiles Cal State East Bay alumna Theresa Morris-Terry, a second grade teacher at Cinnamon Elementary School in Hanford, Calif.

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CSUEB's Sarah Finlay selected CCAA 'Women's Basketball Player of Week'

CCAA News; Nov. 19, 2013

This article reports that Finlay, the Lady Pioneers' senior guard, led her team to two consecutive victories during the week of Nov. 11-17.

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Students learn of osteopathic medicine at first-ever PHAP symposium

This article reports on a new program -- the Pre-Professional Health Academic Program -- offered through Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education.

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CSUEB's Gabe Kindred named CCAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week

By Steve Connolly

Gabe Kindred, a senior guard, averaged 23.5 points per game in being selected for the California Collegiate Athletic Association honor.

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Students Raise Money For Typhoon Relief Effort

KPIX-5 (CBS News); Cate Cauguiran; Nov.13, 2013

This TV news story shows Cal State East Bay student organizations as they were busy on campus raising money to help aid relief efforts in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan.

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Repertory theatre comes to Piedmont Avenue

Bay Area News Group; Marta Yamamoto; Nov. 13, 2013

This article notes that Regina Cate, Cal State East Bay professor emeritus and former chair of the CSUEB Theatre and Dance Department, is a member of the board of directors for the new Piedmont Avenue Repertory Theatre.

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Hayward man stranded after surviving Typhoon

KTVU Channel 2 News; Rob Roth; Nov. 12, 2013

Anjouli Gerez, a Cal State East Bay student whose father is stranded in the Philippines due to the recent typhoon that struck there, spoke of her fears for her father's safety during her interview on the CSUEB campus on Nov. 12. The Gerez Family resides in Hayward.

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Gabe Kindred of Cal State East Bay named CCAA Basketball Player of the Week

CCAA News; Nov. 13, 2013

The Pioneers' senior guard shot more than 60 percent from the field and knocked down 15-of-22 from the free throw line, while averaging 23.5 points per game in his team's two games this past weekend.

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CSU chancellor to tour Fresno State on Wednesday

Fresno Bee; Hanna Furfaro; Nov. 13, 2013

As CSU Chancellor Timothy White continues to make the news, Cal State East Bay continues to be mentioned prominently as one of White's alma maters. He earned his master's degree at CSUEB in kinesiology during the early 1970s.

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DREAMers to take part in Fwd.us hackathon

Bay Area News Group & Latino Times; Josh Richman; Nov. 6, 2013

Cal State East Bay alumna Isabel Bahena is one of only a few East Bay residents selected to compete in the Fwd.us "Hackathon" organized by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other corporate CEOs.

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Growth and Change for Bell-Carter Foods, Inc.

PR Web Newswire & Multiple Outlets; Nov. 6, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus James F. Thomas has been promoted to vice president for Strategy, Marketing and Organizational Development at Bell-Carter Foods. Thomas earned his MBA at CSUEB.

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Jimmy Fallon Jests about Indianapolis Colt from East Bay

Patch.com; Autumn Johnson; Nov. 7, 2013

Cal State East Bay alumnus Tom Overton, who was a lineman for the Pioneers football team in 1980-81, is mentioned in this article about his son Matt Overton, who currently plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. The younger Overton was recently "roasted" by comedian and NBC late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon.

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Union City cop named interim Vacaville police chief

Bay Area News Group; Nov. 7, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Randy Ulibarri has been selected to lead the Vacaville Police Department on an interim basis. In addition to CSUEB, Ulibarri also graduated from the FBI National Academy.

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

By Barry Zepel

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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Author's Life Far from Normal

Lamorinda Weekly; Cathy Dausman; Nov. 6, 2013

This article features Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Karl Schonborn, whose book "Cleft Heart: Chasing Normal" was recently published. He spoke recently in Orinda and will soon begin a national tour to promote the book.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in November.

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‘Alice in Wonderland’ on stage Dec. 13-15 in Cal State East Bay’s Studio Theatre

By Barry Zepel

Alice will be presented in “story theatre” style,” where the actors perform as the characters as well as the scenery and props.

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Student veterans couple takes service to next level through nursing studies

By Monique Beeler

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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Mounting evidence suggests High Occupancy Vehicle lanes are useless

Edmonton Sun; Lorne Gunter; Oct. 30, 2013

Research by Kwon Jaimyoung when he was assistant professor of statistics and biostatistics at Cal State East Bay is quoted in this article about carpool and bus lanes in major highway traffic areas.

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CSUEB choirs to perform at Dec. 7 Winter Choral Gala

By Barry Zepel

The East Bay Singers and Singing Society will perform in the university’s annual Winter Gala titled "East Bay Lessons and Carols" on the Hayward Campus.

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CSUEB's Sarah Finlay named CCAA Women's Basketball 'Player of the Week'

By Scott Chisholm

Finlay, a senior guard for the Pioneer women's basketball team, was recognized one week after CSUEB men's player Gabe Kindred was honored by the conference.

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Census data shows 'white flight' from Hayward

KTVU Channel 2 News; Ken Wayne; Nov. 3, 2013

Benjamin Bowser, Cal State East Bay sociology professor emeritus, provided commentary for KTVU reporter Ken Wayne for his story on population shifts in the City of Hayward and the East Bay region. Watch the interview as it aired on the KTVU Channel 2 News.

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Less than half of the registered voters in Marin expected to turn out for Tuesday's election

Marin Independent-Journal; Richard Halstead; Nov. 3, 2013

Elizabeth Bergman, Cal State East Bay assistant professor of political science, is quoted about her research for reasons why a large percentage of Marin voters failed to participate in an election in 2012.

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Follow Me to Nellie's

San Francisco Chronicle; Nov. 1, 2013

This article provides an advance about academic year's first theatre production at Cal State East Bay.

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SunEdison, Inc. Announces Appointment Of Georganne C. Proctor To The Company's Board of Directors

AP, Reuters, Yahoo Finance & Other Media Outlets; Oct. 31, 2013

This article notes that Georganne Proctor earned her master's degree in business administration from Cal State East Bay. She also is a former member of the board of trustees of the Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation.

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CSUEB Instrumental Music Festival set for Nov. 1

By Barry Zepel

The annual music fest will feature the Cal State East Bay Wind Symphony and selected local high school musicians for a 7:30 p.m. start in the University Theatre.

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Hayward May Starve Free Food-Sharing Programs With Costly Regulations

East Bay Citizen; Steven Tavares; Oct. 29, 2013

Sherman Lewis, Cal State East Bay professor emeritus of political science, is quoted in this article about a proposed plan by the City of Hayward for dealing with panhandling in its downtown business area.

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As Halloween approaches, why people like to be scared

Bay Area News Group & Press-Democrat; Angela Hill; Oct. 30, 2013

Christopher Moreman, Cal State East Bay associate professor of philosophy and pop culture expert, was interviewed extensively for this article about society and Halloween.

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CSUEB golfer Castellanos crowned champion of Sonoma State Invitational

By Steve Connolly

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

By Marty Valdez

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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Pioneer Points

By Sara Lillevand Judd

CSUEB's Director of Athletics, Sara Lillevand Judd, recaps the outstanding accomplishments of East Bay's teams and student-athletes during the previous month.

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Talking Asian Superheroes with Graphic Novelist Gene Luen Yang

KQED Radio; Michael Krasny; Oct. 28, 2013

Cal State East Bay alumnus Gene Luen Yang, a popular graphic novelist, was interviewed on the popular KQED Radio morning show "Forum" by host Michael Krasny. The interview can be heard here.

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Concord Campus opens new science center

By Jennifer Caudill

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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Bay Area to celebrate science with 10-day festival

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Oct. 25, 2013

This article provides an advance of the Oct. 26 Cal State East Bay Science Festival, now a part of the overall Bay Area Science Festival highlighting science education and fun in the region.

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Hayward TV host promotes comeback with tour

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Oct. 24, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay student Martina Lawson, who had valuable computer equipment stolen recently, is determined to continue hosting her cable TV show that airs locally on Comcast channel 28 in the East Bay area.

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City College of S.F. outlines closing plan

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; Oct. 23, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay has committed to assisting City College of San Francisco if the community college loses its accreditation next year and is forced to close.

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MARTY JAMES COLUMN: Pioneers soccer player Adrian Maldonado

Napa Valley Register; Marty James; Oct. 10, 2013

Cal State East Bay men's soccer player Adrian Maldonado was the topic of a recent column in the Napa Valley Register. Read it here.

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BART strike impacting college area businesses

KTVU Channel 2 News; Paul Chambers; Oct. 21, 2013

The impact on the Cal State East Bay campus community was featured as part of live news story reported by KTVU Channel 2 during its newscasts on Monday, Oct. 21.

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

By Alanté Millow

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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Science festival spans 10 days, many sites

San Francisco Chronicle; David Perlman; Oct. 21, 2013

This article prominently notes Cal State East Bay's biennial science festival, known as 'Discovery Day 2013," as part of the overall Bay Area Science Festival, which is in its third year. CSUEB has been doing its own science events for the community since 1974.

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CSU taking action to help students get classes

San Gabriel Valley Tribune; Claudia Pinter-Lucke; Oct. 18, 2013

Cal State East Bay is noted as one of the CSU campuses that Cal Poly Pomona works with in connecting its students via online who need STEM-related course in order to graduate.

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Financial Executive Evelyn Dilsaver Joins Protiviti Advisory Board

Wall Street Journal & PR NewsWire; Oct. 1, 2013

This article reports that Evelyn Dilsaver, Cal State East Bay alumna and member of the university's Educational Foundation board, has been appointed to the advisory board of Protiviti, a global consulting firm.

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California State University, East Bay, Joins Meatless Monday Movement

Humane Society News; Oct. 15, 2013

This article reports that CSUEB's food service, Pioneer Dining, is participating by offering meatless options and educating students about the health benefits of eating more plant-based foods.

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Hayward forum to review pros, cons of proposed new library

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Oct. 15, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay Professor Kim Geron, chair of the university's Political Science Department, will be speaking as part of a community forum on whether or not the City of Hayward needs a new library.

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CSUEB alumnus named National Book Award finalist for the second time

Patch.com; Oct. 11, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Gene Luen Yang has written another successful book.

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California Maritime president vows to 'steer by the stars'

Bay Area News Group; Sarah Rohrs; Oct. 12, 2013

Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita, who served on the selection committee for Cal Maritime's new president, is quoted in this story about that school's new leader while attending the recent presidential investiture ceremony at Cal Maritime.

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Director Hopes to Give Piedmont Ave. Its Own Live Theater Company

Patch.com; Dixie Jordan; Oct. 11, 2013

This article reports that Regina Cate, Cal State East Bay professor emerita of theatre arts, is still giving to the community with her appointment as a board member of the Piedmont Avenue Repertory Theatre in Piedmont.

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Nominate an outstanding employee for the Vivian Cunniffe Award

By Alanté Millow

Employees can nominate a staff member to receive the VIvian Cunniffe Award until the deadline of Oct. 14.

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How To Make College More Affordable?

Santa Barbara Independent; Kelsey Brugger; Oct. 10, 2013

In this meeting of higher education and government experts, Cal State East Bay was among a few schools noted in terms of student costs as part of an overall discussion on how to keep higher education affordable to the public.

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Ceremonies set to honor victims of Afghanistan's communist regime in late '70s

Bay Area News Group; Chris De Benedetti; Oct. 10, 2013

Cal State East Bay's University Theatre will be the site of memorial services on Sunday (Oct. 13) remembering Afghan victims of the communist regime of the 1970s.

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

By Barry Zepel

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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NBC Bay Area reports on CSUEB's plans for replacement building

NBC Bay Area (KNTV) News; Laura Garcia-Cannon; Oct. 8, 2013

Construction of the new Warren Hall Replacement Building is expected to begin in October. The new building will be located at the previous Early Childhood Center, adjacent to the Student Services Administration (SA) building.

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‘ICE’, ‘ICE-X’ to showcase CSUEB dance creations Dec. 6-7

These annual holiday dance celebrations of CSUEB’s Theatre and Dance Department, will take the stage Dec. 6-7 for three performances.

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CSUEB educational leadership student promoted to assistant dean and executive director at university

Patch.com; Oct. 4, 2013

This article reports on how Cal State East Bay's Online MS in Educational Leadership program helped one of its students to get a promotion at the university where she currently works in Southern California.

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University Students Use SALT Talks in Class

Long Now Foundation News; Christopher Rivers; October 2013

This article reports on Cal State East Bay's use of instruction in future-thinking as established and supported through the Long Now Foundation. The article is published in the Long Now Foundation newsletter.

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Next Big Quake Due at Any Minute

San Leandro Times/Castro Valley Forum; Jim Knowles; Oct. 3, 2013

This article reports that Mitchell Craig, Cal State East Bay professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, spoke about earthquakes and the potential for a severe eruption along the Hayward Fault during a recent presentation at the San Leandro Museum.

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Assembly hearing Friday on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Bay Area News Group; Theresa Harrington; Oct. 4, 2013

This article reports that a representative of Cal State East Bay's Gateways and STEM programs will participate in a state legislative hearing regarding science, technology, engineering and math education.

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Higher Education Network: The Importance of Networking

California Association of Health Care Leaders Newsletter; Samson Mael and Jessica Wadsworth; September 2013

This article was written by two Cal State East Bay students (Samson Mael and Jessica Wadsworth) in their second year of the graduate Health Care Administration program. It was published in the California Association of Healthcare Leaders newsletter for September.

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Cal State East Bay grad student rides a tough life to AT&T scholarship, bright future

By Barry Zepel

CSUEB grad student David Fuller didn't let tragedies and a difficult childhood stop him from achieving excellence through education, an accomplishment that gained him CSU recognition.

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KCBS News Radio interviews longtime Cal State East Bay professor

KCBS All-News Radio; Sept. 30, 2013

Following an extensive front page report by the San Francisco Chronicle -- in which Cal State East Bay sociology professor emeritus Benjamin Bowser was quoted about problems in Oakland -- Bay Area All-News radio station KCBS interviewed Bowser live the next day.

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New Center for Financial Literacy promotes strong money management skills

By Alanté Millow

CBE teaches personal finance skills to students, staff, faculty and community members through the Center for Financial Literacy, which has launched its first course.

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Home decorating By Design

Antioch/Brentwood Press; Charlotte Cusack; Oct. 2, 2013

This article features two Cal State East Bay alumni with degrees in marketing -- Shafiqa and Harris Ehsan -- who together operate a design business in Brentwood.

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Pioneer Points

By Sara Lillevand Judd

The fall athletics season is in full swing at CSUEB. Director of Athletics Sara Lillevand Judd recaps September's action and welcomes everyone back to campus for another exciting school year.

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Mary Tillman, mother of NFL player and Army ranger killed in Afghanistan, to speak at CSUEB

By Barry Zepel

She has led effort to find out truth about son's death. Her Nov. 18 presentation also can be viewed live online via Pioneer Web TV.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in October.

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Studium Teatralne to perform 'The King of Hearts' Oct. 5 at CSUEB's University Theatre

By Barry Zepel

The Polish theatre ensemble will perform the play based on the true story of the life of a young Jewish woman trapped in a Warsaw ghetto.

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Chancellor White: CSU’s new big man on 23 campuses

Bay Area News Group; Josh Dulaney; Sept. 30, 2013

In this article about first year CSU Chancellor Tim White and his travels to visit all 23 of the Cal State campuses,it is prominently noted that White received his master's degree from Cal State East Bay.

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

By Alanté Millow

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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Oakland robberies surge as investigations sputter

San Francisco Chronicle; Will Kane; Sept. 30, 2013

Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Benjamin Bowser is quoted extensively in this front page San Francisco Chronicle article about the rising robbery/crime rate in the city of Oakland.

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Obamacare's effect: The new Medi-Cal recipient

Bay Area News Group; Tracy Seipel; Sept. 28, 2013

This article reports on how Cal State East Bay student Tori Rosales, despite financial challenges for her and her family, gets health coverage for them through Medi-Cal while continuing her college education.

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Oakland parents given lessons in managing money

San Francisco Chronicle; Jill Tucker; Sept. 27, 2013

As reported in this Chronicle article, an Oakland parent of three children is getting training in money management in addition to continuing her own college education at Cal State East Bay.

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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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5 Texas charter school proposals contain striking similarities

Dallas Morning News; Holly K. Hacker; Sept. 26, 2013

In this article on very similar sounding charter school proposals in Texas, Cal State East Bay management professor Daniel E. Martin is quoted. Martin has done extensive research studies on plagiarism.

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Pioneer softball players visit Hayward shooting victim

By Steve Connolly

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 economics professor interviewed about BART jobs, Bay Area economy

KPIX-5 (CBS News); Ryan Takeo; Sept. 24, 2013

Jed DeVaro, Cal State East Bay economics professor, is interviewed in this TV news report about the high-demand jobs at BART.

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Hayward girl shot as she slept in her family's home continues to recover

Bay Area News Group; Natalie Neysa Alund; Sept. 25, 2013

This article reports that members of Cal State East Bay women's softball team and the University Police Department worked with Hayward Police to cheer up a recovering 10-year old Hayward girl who was shot last week.

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Fall convocation remarks focus on CSUEB's inclusive, student-centered future

By Monique Beeler

In his annual address welcoming staff and faculty back for the new academic year, President Leroy Morishita recounts the previous year's successes and challenges, while looking ahead to progress in retention and graduation rates.

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Rimini Street Appoints Jack L. Acosta to Board of Directors

BusinessWire; Sept. 23, 2013

This article reports that Jack Acosta, longtime member of the Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation Board of Trustees and a recipient of an honorary degree from the university, has accepted another new corporate board appointment.

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President Morishita welcomes CSUEB Faculty, Staff at 2013 Fall Convocation

By Leroy M. Morishita, President

This is the text of Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita's welcoming address to university employees for the start of the 2013-2014 academic year. Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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

By Steve Connolly

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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Two men with East Bay roots to receive California State University Trustees' Awards on Tuesday

Bay Area News Group; Theresa Harrington; Sept. 23, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay graduate student David Fuller is one of two men from this region scheduled to be presented CSU academic scholarships at the Office of the Chancellor in Long Beach on Sept. 24.

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New Foothill principal says he's here to stay

Pleasanton Weekly; Glenn Wohltmann; Sept. 20, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Jason Krolikowski has been named principal at Foothill High School in Pleasanton. Krolikowski earned his teaching credential at CSUEB.

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Warren Hall implosion reveals secrets of the Hayward Fault

Bay Nature Magazine; Claire Mathieson; Aug. 25, 2013

This article reported in great deal about the research and educational returns to come from the implosion of Warren Hall that took place in August.

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DEMOCKER TRIAL: Defense calls its own forensic expert to explain murder scene

Prescott Daily Courier; Scott Orr; Sept. 19, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay Criminal Justice Administration Department faculty member Keith Inman has been called on as a forensic expert in an Arizona criminal trial.

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Aiming to Bridge Gap Between the Haves and Have-Nots

Soccer America; Mike Woitalla; Sept. 18, 2013

Cal State East Bay assistant soccer coach Nick Lusson discusses and answers questions about his outreach efforts to youth soccer programs throughout Northern California.

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New University Advancement VP emphasizes fostering a CSUEB culture of philanthropy

By Monique Beeler

Ara Serjoie, a seasoned fundraiser and development administrator, joined Cal State East Bay as vice president for University Advancement.

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Native Voices hosting three-day ‘Aina Forum

THE VOICE OF KALEO (Hawaii); Jennifer Wong; Sept. 16, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay emerita professor Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is the featured speaker at a forum hosted by the University of Hawaii, Manoa, on native land rights.

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

By Monique Beeler

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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Info sessions on CSUEB’s Chemical Dependency Studies program to be held on Sept 18 and 21

Patch.com; Sept. 14, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education will host information sessions for its certificate program in Chemical Dependency Studies.

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Gilkerson picked for college office

Contra Costa Advocate; George Morin; Aug. 28, 2013

This article reports that Tammeil Gilkerson, who earned her master's degree in counseling from Cal State East Bay, has been named vice president at Contra Costa College.

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HOME ROOM: Science Night in Hayward

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Sept. 12, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay science students will be talking to Hayward High School students about science, technology, engineering and math. That event is Sept. 19 at the high school campus.

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Contra Costa: Quilts cover a lot of needs, wants

Bay Area News Group; Janice De Jesus; Sept. 11, 2013

This article notes that quilt enthusiast Valerie Helgren-Lempesis is graduate coordinator in Cal State East Bay's Department of Teacher Education.

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Ex-Banning star Lopez signs with Cal State East Bay

LA Wave Newspapers; Ron Guild; Sept. 11, 2013

This article reports that a former top high school women's basketball player has signed a letter of intent to attend and play for Cal State East Bay.

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On Some College Campuses, a Focus on Asian American Mental Health

New America Media; Katherine Kam; Sept. 11, 2013

Cal State East Bay alumnus Ryan Macasero, a Filipino American, is quoted extensively in this article distributed nationally about how he was helped in fighting off depression by counselors at the university.

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Kazim Ali, poet-novelist, to read latest works for Distinguished Writer Series

By Barry Zepel

The award-winning writer will lead off the Cal State East Bay writers series Oct. 21 for the new academic year. The series is sponsored by the English Department.

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

By Barry Zepel

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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‘Follow Me to Nellie’s’ continues West Coast premier at Univ. Theatre through Nov. 24

By Barry Zepel

This award-winning story about African Americans coping with their segregated existence in 1955 Mississippi is told with plenty of blues music.

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Mr. Showtime: David Rinetti is the guy who makes it happen.

SB Nation News; Aug. 22, 2013

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus David Rinetti, who handles events and facilities management for the Oakland Athletics baseball team.

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They aspire to be movers and shakers in a motion-sensor revolution

Los Angeles Times; Paresh Dave; Sept. 7, 2013

Cal State East Bay kinesiology professor Jenny O is quoted about a technological device that attaches to sporting equipment and provides precise data on the movements of people.

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

Patch.com; Sept. 6, 2013

This article invites residents of the East Bay to find out more about continuing education opportunities offered by CSUEB at its downtown Oakland Center.

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ABC 7 News reports update on the cleanup following Warren Hall implosion

ABC 7 News (KGO-TV); Aug. 30, 2013

Watch this video news update report as it had aired live from overhead via news helicopter recently on ABC 7 (KGO-TV) News in San Francisco.

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Sheila Grilli, Contra Costa Community College District board president, remembered as 'feisty advocate for students'

Bay Area News Group; Lisa P. White; Sept. 6, 2013

This article reports on the passing of regional education leader Sheila Grilli, who in addition to having taught at Cal State East Bay and earned her master's degree at the university.

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Building Collapse Furthers Seismic Research

Civil Engineering Magazine; Catherine A. Cardno; Sept. 3, 2013

This article, written and published for civil engineering community, reports on the aftermath and planning of the implosion of Warren Hall and the research related to earthquakes and the Hayward Fault being done by the US Geological Survey.

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Transition to Teaching

The Independent; Janet Armantrout; Aug. 30, 2013

This is an editorial in the Livermore Independent newspaper endorsing a teacher education and training program for which Cal State East Bay is collaborating with the Alameda County Office of Education and local community colleges.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in September.

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Solana Santa Fe School in Rancho Santa Fe welcomes new principal

Rancho Santa Fe Review; Kristina Houck; Sept. 3, 2013

This article reports that Stephan Bering, who earned his master's degree in educational leadership from Cal State East Bay, has been named principal at a school in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

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Free Fest wins national community service award

By Alanté Millow

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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7 college roommate conflicts and solutions

Bay Area News Group & Syndicated to publications nationally; Jessica Yadegaran; Sept. 1, 2013

This article, which extensively quotes two staff members of Cal State East Bay's Pioneer Heights student residence apartments, was syndicated to newspapers and Web sites throughout the United States.

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CSUEB’s American Language Program promotes cross-cultural communication with speaking partners program

Patch.com; Aug. 30, 2013

This article reports that CSUEB students can enjoy weekly conversations with international students as part of the university's American Language Program’s Speaking Partners program.

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Hometown hero: Walnut Creek attorney's 40 years of handing out minority college scholarships

Bay Area News Group; Matthias Gafni; Sept. 3, 2013

This article reports that a longtime Walnut Creek attorney has been awarding scholarships to minority students who go on to attend Cal State East Bay and other Bay Area universities.

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

By Dwyla Jourdan

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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25 Pioneers earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award

By Steve Connolly

A select group of CSUEB student-athletes are recipients of the prestigious recognition for 2012-13 by the the NCAA Div. II Athletics Directors Association.

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Gus Argenal gets to work as CSU East Bay men's basketball coach

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Aug. 14, 2013

This article reports on the lifelong relationship between new Cal State East Bay head basketball coach Gus Argenal with Frank Allocco, the current coach of the legendary De La Salle High School basketball team.

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Pioneer Points

By Sara Lillevand Judd

Pioneer Athletics is preparing for the start of the fall season, but it has been an exciting summer -- particularly for the CSUEB Baseball team, which had the rare opportunity to travel to Japan.

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Electric car charging stations inspire more CSUEB drivers to go green

By Alanté Millow

Funded by a new grant, four additional electric car charging stations have been added to the Hayward Campus to meet growing university community demand.

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ASHA recognition of former CSUEB President Norma Rees' passing

ASHA Leader magazine; Aug. 28, 2013

This article about the passing of former Cal State East Bay president Norma Rees -- published in the September 2013 edition of ASHA Leader magazine -- is to inform members of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. President Rees had been a longtime ASHA officer and member.

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Cameron going Pioneer-ing

NorCal Preps News; Kevin McCarthy; Aug. 6, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay has been successful in recruiting Sacramento area high school basketball star Aaron Cameron, thanks to new Pioneer basketball coach Gus Argenal.

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Family, friends share memories of basketball coach Tony Costello

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Aug. 28, 2013

Cal State East Bay basketball coach Gus Argenal and player Ryan Hebebrand reached out to comment on the greatness of longtime local coach Tony Costello who recently passed away.

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Online video sites pose threat to cable subscriptions

Daily Trojan; Julia Zucker; Aug. 28, 2013

Kate Bell, Cal State East Bay assistant professor of communication and media, provide comments for this article about the future of the cable television industry.

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37 Pioneer student-athletes earn conference all-academic awards

By Steve Connolly

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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California's Community Colleges Teach Us How to Make Education More Affordable

Roosevelt Institute News Blog; Kevin Feliciano; Aug. 26, 2013

Kevin Feliciano, a Cal State East Bay student majoring in public affairs and administration, wrote this article for a news blog -- Next New Deal -- for the Roosevelt Institute.

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Looking to Go Solar? Oakland, Berkeley Among E. Bay Cities Reducing Cost of Permits

KQED Radio-TV News; Julia Hannafin; Aug. 8, 2013

This article reports on Cal State East Bay and its latest involvement with the East Bay Green Corridor pertaining to solar and other green initiatives.

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Demolition Yields Research Opportunity

CSU Leader; Aug. 22, 2013

This article distributed by the CSU Office of the Chancellor's Public Affairs Department provides a lead-in to the news and scientific research related to the implosion of Warren Hall, Cal State East Bay's former administration building.

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Hayward to add five more homework tutoring centers

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Aug. 23, 2013

This article reports that 30 to 40 students from Cal State East Bay are helping to tutor elementary school students from the city of Hayward at city library branches and local school campuses.

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Boom! Calif. Building's Destruction Reveals Earthquake Risk

LiveScience News & MSNBC; Becky Oskin; Aug. 19, 2013

This is additional coverage, on various news Web sites, about the Aug. 17 implosion of Warren Hall on the Hayward Campus of Cal State East Bay.

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Former K'ville star joins East Bay coaching staff

Bay Area News Group; Aug. 14, 2013

This article reports on the hiring of Emily Schaefer as an assistant coach for the Cal State East Bay women's basketball team starting with the 2013-14 season.

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Keepsake boxes let Pioneers own a piece of Warren Hall history

By Monique Beeler

Containing a scrap of the former CSUEB landmark, a black-and-white box designed in the image of Warren Hall is available for sale in the Pioneer Bookstore. Proceeds benefit Presidential Pioneers Scholarship fund.

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Video: Cal State East Bay's Warren Hall Imploded

KQED Radio-TV News; Aug. 20, 2013

KQED Radio and TV News provided late coverage of the implosion of Warren Hall. Read it and connect to video coverage here.

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Now you see it... now you don't

Tri-City Voice; Frank Addiego; Aug. 20, 2013

This is a continuation of the news coverage locally that Cal State East Bay received regarding the implosion of Warren Hall Aug. 17.

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Hayward Implosion: Building Near Hayward Fault Demolished, Yielding Earthquake Data

International Science Times; Josh Lieberman; Aug. 19, 2013

This article reports on the implosion of Warren Hall, on the Cal State East Bay campus in Hayward, to a science-oriented readership from all over the world.

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

By Monique Beeler

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

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In demolition, Cal State East Bay structure teaches a final lesson (Video)

San Francisco Business Times; Ron Leuty; Aug. 17, 2013

This is one of the many Bay Area media reports about the implosion of Warren Hall on Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus Aug. 17.

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Watch 13-Story Cal State East Bay Building Topple

Patch.com; Charles Burress; Aug. 19, 2013

This is one of numerous local news reports about the implosion of Warren Hall on the Cal State East Bay campus in Hayward.

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San Francisco-area building demolition fuels quake study

USA Today & Affiliated News Outlets; Elizabeth Weise; Aug. 18, 2013

This is one of numerous articles by USA Today that was published in outlets nationally and internationally about the implosion of Warren Hall.

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Warren Hall at Cal State East Bay imploded

San Francisco Chronicle; Victoria Colliver; Aug. 18, 2013

This article is one of many to report on the dramatic demolition by implosion of Warren Hall, Cal State East Bay's former administration building.

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Hayward: Hillside landmark Warren Hall demolished Saturday

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Oakland Tribune; Contra Costa Times; Hayward Daily Review, etc.); Rebecca Parr; Aug. 18, 2013

This one of many news reports about the implosion -- this one by the Bay Area News Group newspapers -- about the successful implosion of Warren Hall, on the Cal State East Bay Hayward Campus.

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San Francisco Bay Area building demolition fuels earthquake study

Associated Press Wire Service; Mihir Zaveri; Aug.17, 2013

This article reporting on the Warren Hall implosion and possible benefits derived from the study of earthquakes was distributed nationally and worldwide by the Associated Press.

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Warren Hall is demolished as thousands watch around East Bay

By Barry Zepel

Cal State East Bay's former administration building and campus icon was successfully imploded on Saturday morning, Aug. 17.

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Cal State's Warren Hall has been Hayward landmark

San Francisco Chronicle; Will Kane; Aug. 16, 2013

This is a feature about the upcoming demolition by implosion of Warren Hall, Cal State East Bay's longtime signature building on the Hayward Campus.

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Demolition of Cal State East Bay landmark ready to proceed on Saturday

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Aug. 16, 2013

This is Aug. 16 coverage by Bay Area News Group about the pending implosion of Warren Hall.

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Landmark Tower At Cal State East Bay To Be Imploded

KPIX-5 (CBS News) ; Ryan Takeo; Aug. 15, 2013

This is one of many stories -- this one by KPIX Channel 5 -- in advance of the Aug. 17 implosion of Warren Hall.

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CSU East Bay landmark building ready to implode

San Francisco Chronicle; David Perlman; Aug. 15, 2013

This is one of several articles published by the San Francisco Chronicle (this one Aug. 15) about the upcoming implosion of Warren Hall.

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East Bay building demo to create quake-sized shockwave

KGO-TV (ABC 7) News; Wayne Freedman; Aug. 14, 2013

Watch this feaure report on the upcoming implosion of Warren Hall as it was aired by reporter Wayne Freedman for the ABC 7 (KGO-TV) News the evening of Aug. 14.

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Iconic East Bay building set for weekend demolition

KTVU Channel 2 News; Christien Kafton; Aug. 13, 2013

This TV news report covers the preparations related to the upcoming implosion of Warren Hall on Saturday morning.

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2 House panels recommend PUC nominee’s confirmation

Saipan Tribune; Haidee V. Eugenio; Aug, 13, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Dave B. Guerrero has been appointed to the Public Utilities Commission in Guam. Guerrero earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from CSUEB.

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Sheryl Boykins sets her agenda as chief of University Police

By Alanté Millow

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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CSUEB's Warren Hall to be Demolished by Implosion Aug. 17

Patch.com; Aug. 8, 2013

This article reports that the 13-story building looking down on many East Bay residents will be demolished.

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MBA students travel to China and Turkey as part of global innovators program

By Erin Merdinger ‘10

CSUEB students visit a variety of businesses in Turkey and China as part of an international travel-research project for the MBA for Global Innovators program.

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Group releases report in Santa Cruz on government food subsidies

Santa Cruz Sentinel; Bonnie Horgos; July 17, 2013

This article features comments on food subsidies from Dieter Schmidtmeier, identified as a Cal State East Bay student who will head the campus' chapter of the California Public Interest Research Group, a statewide student organization dealing with social and economic issues. The topic of discussion, for which Schmidtmeier is quoted, is government food subsidies.

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Seven college roommate conflicts -- and solutions

Bay Area News Group; Jessica Yadegaran; Aug. 8, 2013

Cal State East Bay's Kenrick Ali and Nikhil Sharma were interviewed for this feature article about experience for college students sharing a residence on a college campus. Ali is CSUEB's associate director of residence life while Sharma is a CSUEB junior.

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Discovery Days at Cal State East Bay -- part of Bay Area Science Fest

Bay Area Science Festival News; Aug. 6, 2013

This article provides an advance notice regarding the upcoming Discovery Days, a longtime tradition for Cal State East Bay, coming up in October.

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Recruitment, Pre-employment Selection and Compassion

Huffington Post; Daniel E. Martin; Aug. 2, 2013

This article, co-authored by Daniel E. Martin, associate professor of management in Cal State East Bay's College of Business and Economics, was published by the Huffington Post. It advises employers and employees about compassion in the workplace.

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Judd named Division II Administrator of the Year by NACWAA

By Steve Connolly

Cal State East Bay's new director of athletics was the recipient of a prestigious award in recognition of the outstanding achievements and success of women working in athletics.

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

By Monique Beeler

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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Hayward: Cal State East Bay building demolition set for Aug. 17

Bay Area News Group, SJ Mercury News; Rebecca Parr; Aug. 3, 2013

This article is the first report on the upcoming implosion date of Cal State East Bay's former administration building, Warren Hall.

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San Jose State University Assaults Alarms Students

NBC Bay Area; Kris Sanchez; July 31, 2013

This news story notes the safety record of the Cal State East Bay campus in comparison to other university campuses in the Bay Area.

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Longtime teacher, administrator named Terman principal

Palo Alto Weekly; July 30, 2013

This is an additional media outlet reporting on the promotion of Cal State East Bay alumna Pier Angeli LaPlace to principal of Terman Middle School in Palo Alto.

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Fall convocation for CSUEB employees Sept. 23

By Barry Zepel

An address by Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita will welcome back faculty and staff to campus for the 2013-14 academic year.

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AUG. 1 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Earlier letter is wrong about Warren Hall work

Bay Area News Group; Aug. 1, 2013

This letter is in response to one published one week before that incorrectly said that money was spent to retrofit Warren Hall, the former university administration tower.

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California State University unveils 'radical' plan for online courses

Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; Aug. 1, 2013

In this article about CSU online courses available to students at any of the 23 system campuses; Cal State East Bay's Rafael Hernandez; associate dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences; is quoted with regard to two of CSUEB's classes in the program.

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Planning the Future of Commons Park Proves Complicated

Lamorinda Weekly; Celia Magidson; July 31, 2013

This article reports on how Chris Chamberlain; assistant professor in Cal State East Bay's Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism; helped increase usage of a community park in the City of Moraga.

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Veteran educator named to top post at Terman Middle School in Palo Alto

Bay Area News Group; Jason Green; July 31, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Pier Angeli La Place will soon be named principal for a middle school in Palo Alto.

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Jazz singer Karen Marguth returns to Livermore

Bay Area News Group; Jessica Yadegaran; July 27, 2013

This is a feature Q & A article on Cal State East Bay alumna Karen Marguth, who has gone on to enjoy a popular and successful singing career.

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CSUEB paralegal certificate grads find legal jobs quickly, survey reveals

By Erin Merdinger ‘10

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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Pioneer golfer Chris Herzog named All-America Scholar

By Steve Connolly

Cal State East Bay men's golfer Chris Herzog was named as a 2013 NCAA Division II All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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Buddy James named founding director for CSUEB’s new School of Arts & Media

By Barry Zepel

The school will enhance the artistic and communication curriculum for Art, Theatre and Dance, Music and the Multimedia Graduate Program.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in August.

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USGS Using Hayward Demolition To Measure Quake-Like Activity

KPIX-5 (CBS NEWS); John Ramos; July 25, 2013

Watch video of news story produced by KPIX-5 TV News (CBS San Francisco) of Cal State East Bay plans to implode Warren Hall and related USGS seismic experiments.

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Cal State East Bay's Warren Hall to be Demolished

NBC Bay Area; Joe Rosato; July 25, 2013

Watch and read this news story aired by NBC Bay Area (KNTV Channel 11) about the upcoming implosion of Cal State East Bay's Warren Hall and the seismic testing by the US Geological Survey related to that implosion in mid-August.

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Pioneer Points

By Sara Lillevand Judd

Sara Lillevand Judd addresses the Cal State East Bay community for the first time in her new role as director of Athletics, laying out her goals and aspirations for the future of Pioneer Athletics.

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Water polo team captures all-academic award

By Steve Connolly

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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Antioch: Math camp helps freshmen make the grade

Contra Costa Times & Bay Area News Group; Trine Gallegos; July 17, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay recently hosted a "math camp" of Antioch-area high school students as part of strengthening math capabilities for those students.

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Flores, Argenal try to recapture rebuilding magic in new coaching roles

Chico Enterprise-Record; Travis Souders; July 18, 2013

This article reports on the plans and previous history of success of Cal State East Bay's new men's basketball team coaching leadership.

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New Principal Announced for Mohr Elementary

Patch.com; Autumn Johnson; July 17, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Julie Burglin has been named the new principal of Mohr Elementary School in the Pleasanton School District.

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East Bay Building Demolition to Provide Rare Earthquake Insights

KQED Radio News; Lauren Sommer; July 22, 2013

This article reports on the upcoming demolition of Warren Hall on Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus and related measuring of earth movement from the implosion on the nearby Hayward Fault by the US Geological Survey.

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THE SILVER LINING: Madrigal still swinging despite setbacks

Imperial Valley Press; Mario Renteria; July 23, 2013

This article reports on Esau Madrigal, a pitcher who plans attend Cal State East Bay and pitch for the university's baseball team during the 2014 season.

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Incredible Dreamers

CSU Public Affairs News Blog; Terry Jones; July 22, 2013

Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Terry Jones, who has taught here for more than 40 years, writes of his pride for the university, its students, and the annual commencement ceremonies for the CSU Office of the Chancellor's Public Affairs News Web site.

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CSUEB student trains at renowned dance festival

By Alanté Millow

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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ASI Diversity Center leads discussion of Zimmerman verdict

By Alanté Millow

The Associated Students Inc. Diversity Center of CSUEB organized an open discussion for students, faculty and staff to discuss the controversial Florida murder case.

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USGS to use Cal State East Bay building demolition to study Hayward Fault

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; July 19, 2013

This article reports on the seismic experiment by the US Geological Survey surrounding the upcoming August implosion of Cal State East Bay's former administration building, Warren Hall.

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

By Barry Zepel

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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San Jose: New stats show surprising drop in gang violence despite surging homicide count

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Robert Salonga & Mark Emmons; July 18, 2013

Dawna Komorosky, assistant professor of criminal justice for Cal State East Bay, provided commentary for an exclusive interview she did with the Bay Area News Group concerning just released crime statistics for the city of San Jose.

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CSUEB's Terry Jones interviewed about Oakland protests

KTVU Channel 2 News; Christien Kafton; July 16, 2013

Terry Jones, professor emeritus of sociology and former chair of Cal State East Bay's Master's Department of Social Work, was interviewed extensively for this news story that aired on KTVU Channel 2's 10 p.m. newscast Tuesday, July 16. The story analyzes the reasons why Oakland attracts violent protests, the most recent following the controversial verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in Florida.

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For many black men, being racially profiled is a sad reality

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Mark Emmons and Matt O'Brien; July 17, 2013

Jonathan Stoll, program coordinator for the Associated Students Inc. at Cal State East Bay, is quoted in the San Jose Mercury News article about the upcoming campus forum regarding George Zimmerman court verdict in Florida.

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George Zimmerman verdict is topic of Cal State East Bay gathering

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; July 17, 2013

This article announces the public that Cal State East Bay will host a discussion about the Trayvon Martin court case verdict on Thursday, July 18.

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Warner Bros. Entertainment announces 2013 Reach Program Honorship Recipients

BusinessWire News Service & Westside Today; Jessica Zacholl; June 28, 2013

This article reports that Isabel De Honor, who will be attending Cal State East Bay starting with the fall 2013 quarter, has earned a $10,000 scholarship from Warner Bros. with an opportunity to be an intern for the entertainment company. De Honor recently graduated from San Pedro High School in Southern California.

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45 years later, Philippine peace may finally have a chance

Alaska Dispatch & GlobalPost.net; John Otis; June 28, 2013

Maria Ortuoste, assistant professor of political science for Cal State East Bay, was interviewed for this article about the long history of fighting on the Phillippines island of Mindanao.

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Clay and Glass invitational exhibit artist reception in Healdsburg

Santa Rosa Press-Democrat; July 6, 2013

This article reports that Charlene Doiron Reinhart, Cal State East Bay alumna and adjunct professor in the university's Art Department, has some of her clay work on display at an art show in the city of Healdsburg.

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Napolitano Choice for UC President Favors Clout Over Academics

Bloomberg News; Lisa Wolfson; July 12, 2013

Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Hank Reichman was among the regional and national education leaders interviewed by Bloomberg News for this article about the expected appointment of Janet Napolitano as UC president. Reichman is first vice president of the American Association of University Professors.

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New fire chief named for Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

BusinessWire and NBC NEWS 3; June 13, 2013

This article reports that William McDonald, who earned his MBA from Cal State East Bay, has been named fire chief for the City of Las Vegas.

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East Bay offer worth the wait for Joseph

Hawaii Tribune-Herald; Kevin Jakahi; July 11, 2013

This article reports on how much Hawaii women's volleyball star Ashia Joseph wants to attend and play her sport for Cal State East Bay, starting this fall.

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

By Erin Merdinger

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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BART Strike Continues; Plans for Friday Buses

Bay City News Service and Patch.com; July 4, 2013

This article (originally published July 4) related to labor relations surrounding the BART strike includes extensive background and quotes by Jed DeVaro, chair of the Cal State East Bay Economics Department.

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Pair of Pioneer water polo players named All-Americans

By Steve Connolly

Cal State East Bay senior Claire Pierce and junior Sara Hudyn were first-team ACWPC All-American selections for the 2013 season.

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American Canyon fills new management job

Napa Valley Register; Michael Waterson; July 10, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Sue Casey has been hired as administrative services director, a newly created position, for the city of American Canyon, located in the Napa Valley area.

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Teaching kids to face the music

Santa Rosa Press-Democrat; Nick Walden; June 21, 2013

This article features Cal State East Bay alumni Aja Gianola-Norris and Dan Gianola-Norris, who met at the university, were married, and now teach music together to youngsters in the city of Cotati.

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Cricket, the sport, intends to make a big noise in Silicon Valley on Fourth of July

Bay Area News Group; Mark Emmons; July 4, 2013

Krishneal Goel, a current Cal State East Bay student and talented cricket player, is noted prominently in this article about a Bay Area cricket tournament held over the July 4 holiday.

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'Fruitvale Station': Oscar Grant movie not intended to polarize, but to humanize

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); July 5, 2013

Benjamin Bowser, Cal State East Bay professor emeritus of sociology and a longtime researcher and follower of cultural and historic events in Oakland and the East Bay region, was interviewed for this article about the movie portraying the tragedy at the Fruitvale BART station on New Year's Day 2009.

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One Step at a Time: How to Escape the Deferred-Maintenance Spiral

American Council on Education news Web site; July 1, 2013

This article is a featured interview of Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita offers advice to academic leaders throughout the nation on university maintenance matters. It is published on the news Web site of the American Council on Education.

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AMERICAN PRIZE: Announcing COMPOSITION WINNERS

The American Prize organization News Web site; July 3, 2013

This article posted on the American Prize for arts Web site reports that Cal State East Bay music alumnus Aleksander Sternfeld-Dunn finished first in the American Prize competition for Composition, Band/Wind Ensemble Division.

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CSUEB ranks tops in the West, CSU for percentage of international students

By Erin Merdinger ‘10

Cal State East Bay ranked No. 7 in the West for Most International Students by U.S. News and World Report, in addition to placing first among all California State University campuses.

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Blueprint produces championship

Contra Costa Advocate; Rodney Woodson; June 11, 2013

In this article, highly successful Contra Costa College football coach Alonzo Carter credits his experience as a student at Cal State East Bay for how important he places academics for his student-athletes.

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Pioneer swimming reaches new heights in 2012-13

By Steve Connolly

In its third year under coach Ben Loorz — and just its fourth since joining NCAA Division II — Cal State East Bay set 16 school records.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in July.

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How buying ads on Google can give small companies big results

Smart Business magazine; July 1, 2013

In this Q & A article published by Smart Business magazine, Yi He, an assistant professor of marketing and entrepreneurship for Cal State East Bay, offers advice to small business owners on how to advertise their products and services effectively via Google.

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Geology study of Hayward Fault accompanies Warren Hall demolition

Geologists with the USGS and Cal State East Bay will collaborate on seismic testing of the Hayward Fault during the demolition of Warren Hall in August.

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Associa’s M & C Association Management Services Announces Staff Promotions

BusinessWire & Various Media Outlets; June 28, 2013

This business news article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Adrianne Bretao has been promoted to vice president of M & C Association Management Services Inc. for its Pleasanton branch operations.

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Eileen Barrett receives Sue Schaefer Award for 2012-13

By Alanté Millow

The Academic Senate has noticed Eileen Barrett's service to Cal State East Bay's faculty. She's served on the faculty of the English Department for the past 25 years.

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Pioneer Points

Cal State East Bay Athletics

After completing a remarkable 2012-13 season, Pioneer Athletics is hard at work preparing to reach new heights in the new school year.

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45 years later, Philippine peace may finally have a chance

Minnesota Post; John Otis; June 28, 2013

In this article discussing a longtime Filipino government matter, Cal State East Bay political science assistant professor Maria Ortuoste is quoted.

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Actress Rita Moreno raises $25,300 for HIP Housing live auction

Bay Area News Group; Carolyn Livengood; June 28, 2013

This community news column for San Mateo takes note of Cal State East Bay alumna Lorelie Rabino, a single mother of three children, who is quoted about how her CSUEB business degree helped her to positively turn her life around.

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Mary Cardaras' first book examines genesis of the Iraq War

By Alanté Millow

CSUEB assistant professor authors newly published book, "Fear, Power, and Politics: The Recipe for the War in Iraq after 9/11."

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Calif. Senate committee advances transgender student rights bill

LGBTQNATION & Other Media Outlets; June 21, 2013

This article reports on the advocacy of Joel Baum, a member of the faculty in Cal State East Bay's Department of Educational Leadership.

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LOCAL SPORTS DIGEST: New CSUEB assistant basketball coach

Bay Area News Group; June 26, 2013

This sports news brief reports on a new men's assistant basketball coach for Cal State East Bay.

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Human trafficking: It's real and it's local

Pleasanton Weekly and Danville Express; Dolores Fox Ciardelli; June 25, 2013

This article reports that Ryan Cantrell, who graduated from Cal State East Bay with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Administration, has written a book about his research into human trafficking.

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An underappreciated saxophonist in the limelight

Audiophile Audition Magazine; June 25, 2013

This article in a music trade publication reports on a new album by Dann Zinn, director of Cal State East Bay's Jazz Studies program.

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Art and seniors: Drawing outside the lines

Bay Area News Group; Angela Hill; June 21, 2013

In this article about senior retirees studying and practicing various areas of art and enjoying great success, Rafael Hernandez, associate dean of Cal State East Bay's College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences is extensively quoted by nationally respected feature writer and columnist Angela Hill.

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Cal State basketball adds Saint Mary’s Director of Operations

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; June 25, 2013

This article reports on the latest addition to the coaching staff of Cal State East Bay's new men's head basketball coach Gus Argenal.

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Monsters vs. Zombies

Fox Business Channel; Stuart Varney; June 24, 2013

Christopher Moreman, Cal State East Bay associate professor of philosophy who is a pop culture expert and has written on the topic of zombies, was interviewed live on Fox Business Channel on Monday (June 24) morning with regard to two new movie releases about monsters.

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Ex-Cal State East Bay head Norma Rees dies

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; June 21, 2013

This article by the San Francisco Chronicle highlights the career and life of former Cal State East Bay president Norma Rees two weeks after she died June 6.

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Superintendent Bobbie Plough Retires from the Santa Clara Unified School District

Santa Clara Weekly; Cynthia Cheng; June 20, 2013

This article reports that while Bobbie Plough is retiring as superintendent of the Santa Clara Unified School District, she will continue teaching in Cal State East Bay's Department of Education Leadership.

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Opportunity to Study Hayward Fault Comes with Cal State East Bay’s Planned Building Demolition

US Geological Survey Newsroom & Other Media Outlets; June 19, 2013

This article reports that when Warren Hall is demolished, the USGS will record the effects on hundreds of seismographs within a mile radius of campus.

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Sawyer one of six new boardmembers for Boys and Girls Club

The Alamedan; Michele Ellson; June 19, 2013

This article reports that Don Sawyer, an emeritus as both a professor and president's chief of staff for Cal State East Bay, has been named to the board of the Alameda Boys and Girls Club. Sawyer also is an alumnus of CSUEB.

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Palo Alto High School principal resigns due to 'life-threatening' illness

Palo Alto Weekly; Chris Kenrick; June 18, 2013

This article reports on the departure of Cal State East Bay alumnus Phil Winston as principal at Palo Alto High School. Winston, who earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from CSUEB, had been principal at PAHS for three years.

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Stockton Police Dept. adds two officers

Stockton Record; June 18, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Diljeet Sekhon, who earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration, is one of two new officers to join the Stockton Police Department on June 17.

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People: Week of June 17, 2013

North Bay Business Journal; June 17, 2013

This article reports on a new job for Cal State East Bay alumnus Zack Honeycutt.

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Hayward building demolition to be studied

San Francisco Chronicle; David Perlman; June 20, 2013

This article reports on experiments to be done by the US Geological Survey related to the demolition of former Cal State East Bay administration building, Warren Hall, that will take place later this summer.

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View 2013 CSUEB commencement ceremonies photo gallery

It was a glorious day for Cal State East Bay's more than 3,000 graduating students and their families June 14-15 as the university celebrated their accomplishments during three separate ceremonies.

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Daniel O’Connell joins Mind Matters staff

Calaveras Enterprise; June 14, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Daniel O'Connell has been hired by the firm known as Mind Matters, in Calaveras, to handle a variety of assignments. He brings many years of teaching experience.

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HAYWARD: CSUEB students create donation site to prevent illegal dumping

KTVU Channel 2 News; Amber Lee; June 14, 2013

This is a story about CSUEB students moving out of Pioneer Heights and recycling clothing and many household furnishings for future students residents.

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Grace Munakata's intriguing paintings at b. sakata garo

Sacramento Bee; Victoria Dalkey; June 14, 2013

This article favorably reviews the artworks currently on display in Sacramento by Cal State East Bay art professor Grace Munakata.

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

By Erin Merdinger ‘10

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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Cal State East Bay Class of 2013 Baccalaureate commencement

Bay Area News Group; Anda Chu; June 16, 2013

View photographs and two videos of the university's baccalaureate ceremony held on the Hayward Campus on Saturday, June 15, as taken by photojournalist Anda Chu of Bay Area News Group (Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, San Jose Mercury News, Hayward Daily Review, etc.)

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Museum on Main presents Voices from the Civil War

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca F. Johnson; June 13, 2013

This article reports on upcoming talks by Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Gerald Henig about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War to be presented at a library in Pleasanton.

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Hayward: Cal State graduation expected to tie up traffic June 14, 15

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; June 13, 2013

This article alerts Bay Area resident, businesses, and commuters that traffic will be extra heavy for the June 14-15 Cal State East Bay commencement ceremonies in Hayward.

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Police memorial to be unveiled today

The Alamedan; June 11, 2013

Cal State East Bay alumnus Paul Rolleri reflects on the death while on duty of an Alameda police officer when Rolleri was a 19-year old at CSUEB. Rolleri recently was appointed interim police chief for the city.

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Livermore: (Free) school of rock -- new group teaches teens music, life skills

Bay Area News Group; Jeremy Thomas; June 12, 2013

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus Chris Fleckner, who has been providing free music education to the at-risk population in the East Bay region.

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Peninsula College Fund names 2013 honorees

Palo Alto Weekly; June 7, 2013

Cal State East Bay student Daniel Valencia will speak at a June 18 event of the Peninsula College Fund, where he also will receive a scholarship as he prepares for medical school.

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Norma Rees, president who changed Cal State East Bay's name, dies at 83

San Francisco Business Times; Steven E.F. Brown; June 7, 2013

This article reports to the Bay Area business community about the passing of former Cal State East Bay President Norma Rees.

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Sheri Sinaga Named National Account Manager

PR Web News Wire & Multiple Media Outlets; June 7, 2013

This article reports that Sheri Sinaga, who earned a master's degree from Cal State East Bay, has a new sales position for AIReS Corp. of Southern California.

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Piedmont High's Kitchens calling it a career with schools

Bay Areea News Group; Linda Davis; June 6, 2013

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus Rich Kitchens, who is retiring as principal at Piedmont High School. He earned a master's degree at CSUEB.

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Norma Rees, former Cal State East Bay president, dies at 83

Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; June 8, 2013

This article reports on the passing of Norma Rees, Cal State East Bay's third president, who served here from 1990 until her retirement in 2006.

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Norma Rees, Cal State East Bay’s third president, passes away

By Barry Zepel

She presided over the construction of approximately $70 million in buildings and improvements to existing facilities in 16 years as CSUEB leader.

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Valley Stars: Danville woman graduates Cal with honors

Bay Area News Group; Louise Hartman; June 6, 2013

This article reports on four Tri-Valley scholarship winners, two planning to attend Cal State East Bay and two others completing their credentials at CSUEB.

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Western Oregon Hires East Bay Assistant To Coach Basketball

Portland Oregonian; June 5, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna and former basketball player Holli Howard-Carpenter has been named head women's basketball coach at Western Oregon University in Monmouth. She most recently was associate head coach of CSUEB's women's basketball team.

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Report: California college grads better off than if they had sought work earlier

Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; June 5, 2013

Cal State East Bay graduating senior Laurel O'Brien is quoted in this article about job prospects for those entering the career world.

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Rice assistant Gus Argenal accepts new position in California

Houston Examiner; June 3, 2013

This is further coverage of the announcement that Gus Argenal has been named head men's basketball coach for Cal State East Bay.

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Violent crime up in many Bay Area cities, FBI report shows

Bay Area News Group; David DeBolt; June 5, 2013

Dawna Komorosky, Cal State East Bay associate professor of criminal justice administration, is quoted by the writer in two sections of this article regarding the results of an FBI report on crime in the Bay Area.

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Aphasia Tones get top billing for Yosemite performance

By Barry Zepel

Even Carnegie Hall can’t present as glorious a site as the one at which The Aphasia Tones©, CSUEB’s chorus made up of persons learning to live with aphasia, were set to perform June 5.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in June.

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Albany city manager will step down

Bay Area News Group; Damin Esper;

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Beth Pollard, city manager for the municipality of Albany for the past 12 years, has announced her retirement from the position.

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Argenal Named Cal State East Bay Head Coach

CUSA Network; May 29, 2013

This article reports that former Rice University assistant basketball coach Gus Argenal has been named head coach for Cal State East Bay.

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Piedmont: School board names high school's new principal

Bay Area News Group; Linda Davis; May 31, 2013

This article reports that Brent Daniels, who earned his teaching credential at Cal State East Bay, is the new principal at Piedmont High School.

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Chicago White Sox select CSUEB's Charlie Sharrer in MLB draft

By Steve Connolly

Pioneer senior pitcher Charlie Sharrer was selected in the 26th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball first-year player draft on June 8.

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CSUEB student-athletes honored at annual awards banquet

by Steve Connolly

Pioneer Athletics held its annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet to recognize accomplishments of Cal State East Bay's sports teams during the 2012-13 academic year.

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Art students' mini movie earns spot at Cannes Film Festival

By Alanté Millow

CSUEB seniors Justin Nunez and Joshua Folsom created a film that attracted the interest of student festival judges. As a result, it won the chance to be seen by thousands of Cannes festival goers.

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Honorary Doctorate for Kumar Malavalli from Cal State East Bay

India West newspaper; May 30, 2013

This article reports on the university's presenting of an honorary doctorate to philanthropist and businessman Kumar Malavalli at the graduate commencement ceremony June 14.

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Whitney's legacy: A gold record

Pleasanton Weekly; Jeb Bing; May 24, 2013

This feature column by Pleasanton Weekly publisher Jeb Bing reports on the long and successful career as an educator of Cal State East Bay alumnus John Whitney, who is retiring as principal at Pleasanton Middle School.

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Gus Argenal named CSUEB's head men's basketball coach

By Steve Connolly

Gus Argenal, a native of Lafayette, Calif., will guide the Pioneers beginning with the 2013-14 cage season. Most recently he was an assistant coach at Rice University.

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Pleasanton: Cal State East Bay student archeologists dig up town's past

Bay Area News Group; Jeremy Thomas; May 30, 2013

This article reports on a archeological dig by Cal State East Bay anthropology students at a park in Pleasanton. This follows coverage by other media outlets.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

In her final edition of Pioneer Points, retiring Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis recaps one Pioneer team's best season in school history, shares May Athletics highlights and wishes her successor well.

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Rolleri Interim Police Chief as of June 1st

Alameda News; May 29, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Paul Rolleri has been named interim police chief for the city of Alameda, effective at the beginning of June.

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Archeologists in action at Alviso Adobe

Pleasanton Weekly; Dolores Fox Ciardelli; May 29, 2013

This article reports on an archeological dig by Cal State East Bay anthropology students taking place this weekend at a park in Pleasanton.

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College night presentations informed Trojans of the college process

Castro Valley Olympian; Joyce Liang; May 15, 2013

This article reports on a recent presentation made by Jean Paul Nguyen, a representative of Cal State East Bay's Planning, Enrollment Management, and Students Affairs Division, at Castro Valley High School.

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Poet will visit UCD Arboretum

The Davis Enterprise; May 26, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Zach Watkins, now a writer and poet, will perform on the UC Davis campus this week.

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Sara Judd named athletic director for Cal State East Bay

By Steve Connolly

Judd, former Pioneer women's basketball coach and current senior associate athletic director, begins her new job, effective June 1.

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MBA students take first place in international business competition

By Erin Merdinger

A team from the One-Year Intensive MBA Program places first at the 2013 International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition; this is the second consecutive year CSUEB has won top marks.

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Archeological Dig at Alviso Adobe Park

Patch.com; Autumn Johnson; May 23, 2013

This article reports on an archeological project being conducted by Cal State East Bay students at a park in Pleasanton. The public is invited to watch.

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Elana M. Hobson Promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations at Jack in the Box Inc.

BusinessWire & Various Media Outlets; May 22, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Elana M. Hobson has a new executive position in the fast food industry.

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East Bay high school seniors without plans told college is still in reach

Bay Area News Group; Ashly McGlone; May 18, 2013

This article reports on an event, co-hosted by Cal State East Bay with the Alameda County Office of Education and UC Berkeley, for San Leandro High School seniors. The purpose was to encourage those seniors not yet having a plan for college that it is not too late to put a plan together.

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Obama gives commencement address at Morehouse

Atlanta Journal-Constitution; James Salzer and Angela Tuck; May 19, 2013

Cal State East Bay student Britney Ferguson was interviewed by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution while attending the graduation ceremony at Morehouse College in Atlanta, where her brother was graduating and President Obama was giving the commencement address.

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Asian Students, Plagiarism Stereotypes and Compassion

Huffington Post; Daniel E. Martin; May

Daniel E. Martin, associate professor of management in the College of Business and Economics at Cal State East Bay, writes about students and compassion. He is a regular blogger for the Huffington Post and other outlets.

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Entrepreneur, Philanthropist Kumar Malavalli to be Presented Honorary Doctorate by Cal State East Bay

Global Financial Network; May 15, 2013

This article reports on Cal State East Bay's announcement of a recipient for an honorary doctorate at its upcoming commencement ceremony in mid-June.

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Pasco Education Foundation announces new executive director

Tampa Bay Times; May 14, 2013

This article from Florida reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Thomas P. Avramis has been selected as executive director for the Pasco Education Foundation.

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Cal State East Bay set for commencement ceremonies June 14-15

By Barry Zepel

Master's, credential and doctoral graduates to receive degrees Friday, June 14, while baccalaureate recipients from each of the four colleges are recognized Saturday, June 15.

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

By Erin Merdinger

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

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Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

Pleasanton Weekly; Glenn Woltmann; May 16, 2013

This article reports that two alumni of Cal State East Bay master's programs have been named principals of schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.

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CSUEB senior Trinity Joshi earns competitive NSF fellowship

By Alanté Millow

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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Oakland Switches Police Chiefs — Again

Patch.com; Dixie Jordan; May 13, 2013

One of many articles that reports that the new police chief for the city of Oakland is Cal State East Bay alumnus Sean Whent.

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College graduation fees leave California graduates grumbling

Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; May 12, 2013

Cal State East Bay is noted in this article regarding commencement fees at public higher education institutions in California.

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Piano ace Benny Green tops Bay Area jazz week

San Francisco Examiner; David Becker; May 13, 2013

This article reports that Bay Area native Benny Green will perform Thursday on the Cal State East Bay campus in Hayward.

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Castillo named to CCAA all-conference team

Bay Area News Group; May 8, 2013

This article published by Bay Area News Group reports that Cal State East Bay infielder David Castillo was named to the CCAA first team, all-conference.

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CSUEB grad named acting police chief for OPD

NBC Bay Area; Jodi Hernandez; May 11, 2013

Sean Whent, new acting chief of the Oakland Police Department, earned his undergraduate degree in criminal justice administration from Cal State East Bay.

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Jordan quit as Oakland police chief after learning of likely ouster

Bay Area News Group; Matthew Artz and Thomas Peele; May 10, 2013

This article notes that current interim Oakland police chief Sean Whent is a Cal State East Bay alumnus.

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The latest from alumni newsmakers

Sean Earl Brearcliffe appointed as a judge in Arizona; Carissa Sugden is named a Teacher of the Year in Mt. Diablo; Lynne Morrow conducts the Oakland East Bay Symphony; and videographer Jurden Alexander is honored in New York - plus headlines from other CSUEB graduates.

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Entrepreneur, philanthropist Kumar Malavalli to be presented Honorary Doctorate by Cal State East Bay

By Barry Zepel

CEO of InMage Systems and pioneer of storage network technology Malavalli will be recognized at the university's graduate commencement ceremony June 14.

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Positions open for Alumni Association Board of Directors

Join fellow Pioneers and share your support for the university with alumni and students; applications will be accepted through May 30.

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Walnut Creek interim police chief named

Bay Area News Group; Elisabeth Nardi; May 10, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Steve Skinner has been appointed interim police chief for the city of Walnut Creek.

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CSUEB's Dawn Ellerbe receives vocational award from Hayward Rotary Club

By Steve Connolly

Dawn Ellerbe was honored by the Hayward Rotary for her work providing opportunities for young people and improving the quality of life in the community.

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Men's Golf earn second straight trip to NCAA Regionals

by Steve Connolly

The Pioneer men's golf team competed in the NCAA Division II West/South-Central Regional tournament for the second straight year, finishing in a four-way tie for 11th place.

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Eight Pioneer baseball players earn All-CCAA honors

By Steve Connolly

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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Local youth enjoy a day with Pioneer men's soccer

By Steve Connolly

The Pioneer men's soccer team hosted more than 70 youth players from the East Bay for a free clinic at Pioneer Stadium prior to their spring game against UC Davis.

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Art Gallery to host annual juried student exhibition through June 8

By Barry Zepel

The year’s best art work produced by CSUEB students will be on display for the Juried Art Exhibition.

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Pioneer Athletics Director Debby De Angelis announces retirement

By Steve Connolly

De Angelis, who was the first woman to hold the top position in CSUEB's athletics department and who brought the Pioneers back to NCAA Division II play during her 12-year career, will retire Aug. 2.

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Three new appointees to Pima County Superior Court

Arizona Daily Independent; May 9, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Sean Earl Brearcliffe is among three lawyers to be appointed to the Pima County Superior Court as a judge by Arizona governor Jan Brewer.

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Alumni Association offers volunteer opportunities

Reach out to students and younger alumni as a volunteer at one of our upcoming mixers and outreach events, serve as a career mentor or join us in June to help graduates and families celebrate Commencement.

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CSUEB's Thomas, Holdridge earn All-CCAA recognition for softball performances

By Marty Valdez

CSUEB seniors Taryn Thomas and Sara Holdridge were among those selected to the 2013 All-California Collegiate Athletic Association softball teams for 2013.

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Anderson-Bonfiglio-Bedrossian Trio to present concert in Livermore Sunday

Pleasanton Weekly; Jeb Bing; May 7, 2013

This article reports on an upcoming concert featuring Cal State East Bay alumnus Mark Anderson, who earned his master's degree from CSUEB in multimedia. Anderson, who will play the piano at the concert, is executive director of New World Music Academy in Pleasanton.

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West Loop Road to be closed for demolition of connector bridge between Warren Hall, Library

Campus arterial will be closed to through traffic May 15-June 10 and June 17-July 17. Traffic on East Loop Road will not be impacted.

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CSUEB to hold info sessions on new master’s in accountancy program on May 8, 21 and June 5

Patch.com; May 3, 2013

This article reports that the CSUEB MSA is an AACSB accredited, high quality accounting program designed to prepare students for entry into the accounting profession.

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Hispanic Community Affairs Council Awards 51 Scholarships

Patch.com; Tom Abate; May 2, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay nursing student Vanessa Arguello has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship by the Hispanic Community Affairs Council.

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Asian Pacific Americans still battling stereotype of not being assertive enough to lead

Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine; Lydia Lum; April 28, 2013

Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita is mentioned and quoted about his advancement at San Francisco State and his becoming CSUEB's leader in this article for 'Diverse Issues in Higher Education' magazine.

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ABHOW Senior Vice President Named to ICAA Advisory Board

PR News Wire; May 2, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Jeff Glaze has been named to a special advisory board for the International Council on Active Aging.

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Arts events in May include Dance Ensembles and Glasow Fellowship concerts

By Barry Zepel

Two special concerts will be presented on the Hayward Campus: Dance Ensembles May 3-12, and Glenn Glasow Fellowship May 23.

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Outstanding faculty shine during Week of Scholarship

By Sarah Stanek

CSUEB honors the George and Miriam Phillips Outstanding Professor, Derek Jackson Kimball, and recipients of three new Provost's Awards; recognizes the accomplishments of faculty and students across campus.

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How to keep ERP projects from exceeding budgets and timelines

Smart Business magazine; May 1, 2013

Smart Business magazine has interviewed Cal State East Bay Professor Zinovy Radolvilsky, interim chair of the Department of Management within the College of Business and Economics, for this article on enterprise resource planning by companies.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in May.

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Ex-local sports editor Steve Herendeen dies at 61

Bay Area News Group; Jon Becker; April 30, 2013

This article reports on the passing of Cal State East Bay alumnus Steve Herendeen, who had been a long time sports editor for the Oakland Tribune.

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Cal State East Bay Magazine introduces free iPad edition

By Monique Beeler

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

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Contribute mementos to the Warren Hall time capsule

By Alanté Millow

In commemoration of Warren Hall's 40 years as a Hayward campus landmark, the university community is invited to submit souvenirs for a time capsule.

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Cal State East Bay earns top online education ranking for universities

By Erin Merdinger

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

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CSUEB earns top online university ranking

Patch.com; April 27, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay has one of the top ranked online education programs in the country, according to SR Education Group.

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Update Your Emergency Notification Information

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to ensure their contact information is up to date in AlertMe, so the university can notify all members of the community in the event of an emergency.

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Students learn from the pros at CSU Summer Arts

By Alanté Millow

Photographer Scott Hopkins of the Cal State East Bay faculty is among the professional artists leading two-week intensive sessions for CSU Summer Arts.

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Cal State East Bay Program Challenges Students to Forecast Decades, Centuries Into the Future

Yahoo News; April 25, 2013

This is a second national outlet to report on Long Term/Future Thinkers Project at Cal State East Bay.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Pioneer Athletics shares news of upcoming events and recent accomplishments by student-athletes on the playing field.

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Cal State East Bay Program Challenges Students to Forecast Decades, Centuries Into the Future

Business Wire & other outlets nationally; April 24, 2013

This article, which has been published nationally via Business Wire, reports on the Long Term/Futures Thinking Project taking place at Cal State East Bay.

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Three Pioneer water polo players earn all-conference honors

By Steve Connolly

Cal State East Bay's Sara Hudyn, Claire Pierce and Jennifer Lightbody have been named by the Western Water Polo Association for its all-conference teams.

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Authors, physician to discuss college sports' hidden costs at Cal State East Bay

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); April 24, 2013

This is an advance article reporting that the university's Center for Sport and Social Justice will be hosting a talk by experts on the high cost of operating college athletics.

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Going for a spin of Cal State

Los Angeles Times & McClatchy News Service; Carla Rivera; April 24, 2013

This article references Cal State East Bay twice in reporting on new CSU Chancellor Timothy White and his tour of the California State University campuses. It refers to his visit to the CSUEB campus in February and then mentions he is an alumnus, having earned a master's degree in kinesiology when it was Cal State Hayward.

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CSUEB's Matt Fontaine named CCAA Pitcher of the Week

By Steve Connolly

The senior right-hander has been named the Rawlings/California Collegiate Athletic Association top hurler for the week of April 15-21.

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Free poetry readings set on Wyatt Deck

Davis Enterprise; April 23, 2013

This article notes that Cal State East Bay alumnus Zach Watkins will read some of his poetry at a session in Davis on May 30. Watkins is a composer and poet living in Sacramento.

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Wells Middle School Earns California Distinguished School

One Dublin.org News Blog; Michael Utsumi; April 21, 2013

This article features Cal State East Bay alumna Denise Saylor, who as part of the staff of Wells Middle School in Dublin, helped that school earn "California Distinguished School" honors.

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Contra Costa Supervisor Karen Mitchoff defends ABAG’s future development plans

Halfway to Concord Blog; Richard Eber; April 20, 2013

This article in a Concord-based online news and political blog publication features Cal State East Bay alumna Karen Mitchoff, who is a Contra Costa County supervisor.

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Two former gang members become scholars: one a lawyer, one a Ph.D.

Ventura Star-Free Press; Kim Lamb Gregory; April 5, 2013

This feature article reports on how former gang member Victor Rios began the process of turning his life around after he was accepted as a student by Cal State East Bay. He went on to eventually earn a doctorate degree and is a college professor.

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Small college notebook: Cal State East Bay baseball team in playoff hunt

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; April 18, 2013

This article reports on the great success of Cal State East Bay's baseball team during the 2013 season.

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Performance Fusion offers diversity of student-created work through June 9

By Megumi Tembata and Barry Zepel

The creative work of Cal State East Bay theatre and dance students shines with Performance Fusion shows in the University Theatre and Studio Theatre on the Hayward Campus.

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Novella Carpenter, urban farmer-writer, to speak at CSUEB May 28

By Barry Zepel

The author of “Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer” will discuss the history of American sustainability practices for the 2013 History Spring Speaker program on the Hayward Campus.

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Concert honoring longtime CSUEB professor set May 23

By Barry Zepel

Admission is free to the concert, which will be held in the Recital Hall (room 1055) of the Music Building on the Hayward Campus.

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DV’s Cerminara, MP’s Hoban flourish behind the plate

Ahwatukee Foothill (Ariz.) News; Jason P. Skoda; April 17, 2013

This article reports that top-rated high school student-athlete Ali Cerminara of Desert Vista High School in Arizona will be attending Cal State East Bay next year. Cerminara is a highly regarded catcher on her school's softball team.

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Still time to register for 17th annual CSUEB Golf Classic

By Steve Connolly

The 17th annual Cal State East Bay Golf Classic is less than two weeks away, but there’s still time to register.

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'Winningest' men's basketball coach retires after 16 years

By Steve Connolly

Will Biggs, with 223 victories, leaves CSUEB as the winningest coach in the history of Pioneer men's basketball program.

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When Our Kids Own America (Chapter 2)

NPR & National Public Radio stations around the country; Gene Demby; April 16, 2013

Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Benjamin Bowser is quoted in the National Public Radio report, talking about the city of Oakland in Chapter 2 of this three-chapter article.

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Cal State East Bay Offers One-day Notary Training Courses

Patch.com; April 13, 2013

This article reports on upcoming notary training classes to be offered by Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education.

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Hayward forum Saturday on police, community relationships

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; April 13, 2013

This article previews a forum between police departments and community members that was hosted this past Saturday on the Cal State East Bay campus. The CSUEB University Police Department was a co-sponsor.

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Parkmead Teacher Candidate For County Teacher of the Year

Patch.com; Lance Howland; April 12, 2013

This news article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Sandy Ball is a top candidate for Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year after having been named Teacher of the Year for the Walnut Creek School District.

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Area Police Departments to Participate in Law Enforcement Forum This Weekend

Patch.com; April 11, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus will be the site of a forum for the region's police departments on Saturday, April 13.

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Mt. Diablo School District honors Teachers of the Year -- Carissa Sugden and Shannon Prichard

Bay Area News Group; Jennifer Shaw; April 11, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Carissa Sugden has been named as one of the "Teachers of the Year" by Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

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Are Universities Responsible for Their Graduates' Careers?

Huffington Post; Mary Cullinan; April 2, 2013

Former Cal State East Bay business professor Mary Cullinan, now president of Southern Oregon University, wrote this news blog article published online by the Huffington Post, urging higher education institutions to do a better job of advocating for the futures of their students.

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Do you apologize too much?

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, etc.); Angela Hill; April 8, 2013

In this news feature article analyzing whether people say "I'm sorry" excessively, Cal State East Bay associate professor Grant Kien provides commentary for the reporter.

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Cal State East Bay Offers Online Continuing Education Courses for K-12 Teachers

Patch.com; April 5, 2013

The article announces the deadline and describes courses offered for K-12 teachers and educators.

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Building Trust and Compassion in Banking Through Transparency and Social Capital

Huffington Post; Daniel E. Martin; April 4, 2013

This feature blog article published nationally by the Huffington Post was co-authored by Cal State East Bay associate professor of management Daniel E. Martin.

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ASI job panels introduce students to experts in fields from high tech to health care

By Alanté Millow

A series of five industry job panels give CSUEB students insiders' accounts about what employers look for in new hires and what it takes to succeed at companies such as ESPN, Merrill Lynch and Google.

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Professor or Administrator?

Chronicle of Higher Education; Eileen Barrett and Mary Cullinan; April 3, 2013

This article published by the Chronicle of Higher Education is written by longtime Cal State East Bay English Professor Eileen Barrett and former CSUEB faculty member Mary Cullinan, who is now president of Southern Oregon University.

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NCBWA Names Division II National Players of the Week

National Collegiate Baseball Writers News; March 27, 2013

This article reports to national collegiate baseball fans that Cal State East Bay student-athlete Charlie Sharrer is the NCAA Division II National Hitter of the Week, as well as West Regional Player of the Week.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in April.

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Cal State East Bay group seeks Catholic alumni

The Catholic Voice; April 1, 2013

This article reports that the Catholic Club at Cal State East Bay is reaching out to all Catholic alumni of the university.

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Robert Phelps takes helm at Concord Campus

Associate Professor of History Robert Phelps has been named director of the Concord Campus, following three years as associate director at the Contra Costa facility.

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GradFest honors American Language Program graduates May 15

By Erin Merdinger ‘10

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

By Alanté Millow

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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CSUEB to host nonprofit management certificate info session on April 8

Patch.com; March 29, 2013

This article reports on an upcoming public information session on an important certificate program offered by the university's Division of Continuing and International Education.

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National Banjo champ Furtado looking forward to Park City house concert

Park City Park Record; Scott Iwasaki; March 6, 2013

This article reports on recent activities of prominent musician and Cal State East Bay alumnus Tony Furtado, who mentions his alma mater in this article in advance of a concert engagement.

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CSUEB baseball's Charlie Sharrer named 'National Player of Week'

By Steve Connolly

The Pioneer senior was selected as the nation's top NCAA Division II player by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. He is the first in Pioneer baseball history to win the national honor.

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Tracy activist honored by state representative

Stockton Record; Kevin Parrish; March 28, 2013

This article reports that longtime Cal State East Bay staff member Linda Jimenez, now retired, was honored for her community service in Tracy by state assemblymember Susan Eggman

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Jurden Alexander wins awards for television production work in New York

NY Magnolia Reporter; March 9, 2013

This article published in a New York state newspaper reports that Cal State East Bay '75 alumnus Jurden Alexander has been recognized for his videography with three PEGASYS awards.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

With our spring sports in full swing, there is a great deal to be excited about over the next several weeks. However, it will be a tall order to out-perform the month of March, which was a truly remarkable one for Pioneer Athletics, featuring several historic accomplishments by our student-athletes.

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

By Dawn Ellerbe

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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Share Your Thoughts about Moraga Commons Park

Lamorinda Weekly; Sophie Braccini; March 27, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay faculty member Chris Chamberlain and his students in the Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism helped the city of Moraga with a civic project.

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CSI's Joseph Commits to Cal State East Bay

Times-News and KMVT-TV News; David Bashore; March 26, 2013

See both newspaper and TV reports regarding news in Idaho that star student-athlete Ashia Joseph has verbally committed to attend and play for Cal State East Bay's women's volleyball team starting this fall.

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Steinkamp appointed new assistant superintendent of ed services at county office

Stockton Record; Roger Phillips; March 25, 2013

This Stockton Record education news blog article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Jane Steinkamp (master's degree in administration) has a new leadership position with the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

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SF Writer/Film Producer Has 2 Short Films Premiering March 2 in SF and Sells Film Book on Finding Funds for Your Film or TV Project

Digital Journal and PR Web Wire Service; March 1, 2013

This article reports on the latest projects of alumna Gini Graham Scott, who earned master's degrees from CSUEB in anthropology, mass communications and organizational/consumer/audience behavior and popular Culture and lifestyles.

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Nominations open for Provost's Awards to honor outstanding faculty

By Sarah Stanek

Three new awards recognize Cal State East Bay faculty for their research, mentoring and community engagement.

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County Board Opens Door to Clayton Valley Charter Expansion

Patch.com; March 23, 2013

This article reports on the cooperation between Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus and expansion related to Clayton Valley High School's college academy expansion.

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True to her school

Hawaii Tribune-Herald; Kevin Jakahi; March 22, 2013

This article features a top high school swimmer from Hawaii, Madison Hauanio, who announced that she will be attending Cal State East Bay next year. She will be the first from her family to attend college.

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Clayton Valley Charter expansion approved by county trustees

Bay Area News Group; Theresa Harrington; March 22, 2013

This article reports that about 150 students of Clayton Valley High School will attend classes as part of an Early College Academy program at Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus.

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Japanese students at Hayward High as part of revived exchange program

Bay Area News Group; Chris De Benedetti and Rebecca Parr; March 22, 2013

This article notes that Cal State East Bay is one of the visiting points for some students from Japan taking classes at Hayward High School.

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Pioneers ranked #22 nationally by Collegiate Baseball

by Steve Connolly

For the first time since 1977, the Cal State East Bay baseball team is ranked in the national Top 30 poll, reaching No. 22 in the Mar. 18 ABCA/Collegiate Baseball Newspaper rankings.

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Hayward plans Cesar Chavez teach-in

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; March 21, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay faculty members Lettie Ramirez and Carlos Salomon will speak about Cesar Chavez, the late labor leader and civil rights activist, at Hayward City Hall on March 28.

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Warren Hall leaves imprint on its replacement

By Monique Beeler

Construction begins in the fall on the five-story Warren Hall replacement building that will occupy a site on the east side of the Hayward Campus. Doors open in spring 2015.

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Our View: Can new chief of CSU shrink graduation gap?

Merced Sun-Star; March 20, 2013

This editorial on the future of the California State University system and new chancellor Timothy White notes that White earned his master's degree from Cal State East Bay.

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CSU Chancellor Timothy White returns to Hayward for 'Super Sunday' event

NBC Bay Area; Diane Dwyer; March 10, 2013

This news video by NBC Bay Area (KNTV Channel 11) is a report on the chancellor's presentation and visit -- with CSUEB President Leroy M. Morishita -- at Hayward's Glad Tidings Church of God in Christ March 10.

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CSUEB offers online art museum and gallery studies program, enrollment deadline March 29

Patch.com; March 18, 2013

This news article reports that Cal State East Bay is offering a graduate-level certificate program in art museum and gallery studies.

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CSUEB to host ‘Welcome Day’ for newly admitted students April 13

By Barry Zepel

Welcome Day will be held on the Hayward Campus from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and feature tours of the campus and sessions about financial aid, housing and student life. Families of the newly admitted students also are invited.

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Longtime choral conductor Lynne Morrow steps up to conduct the Oakland East Bay Symphony

Bay Area News Group; Serena Valdez; March 13, 2013

This article features Cal State East Bay alumna Lynne Morrow, who is choral director for the Oakland Symphony.

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California college students shut out of classes could earn credits online if new legislation passes

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); Katy Murphy; March 14, 2013

Linda Dobb, associate provost for Cal State East Bay, is quoted in this article about State Senator Darrell Steinberg's proposed legislation for online course credits following the senator's press conference March 13.

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Week of Scholarship celebrates faculty and student research, April 22-26

By Sarah Stanek

Cal State East Bay will host five days of events to highlight teaching and learning on campus, with awards, guest speakers and a regional conference.

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Poet Patricia Smith to read from her latest works for Distinguished Writer Series

By Barry Zepel

The poet, playwright and performance artist will visit Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus April 25. She will sign copies of her latest book and answer questions from the audience.

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Fil-Am reporter wins ethnic media journalism award

GMA Network News; March 2, 2013

This article in a Filipino American news outlet reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Ryan Gajudo Macasero has won a prestigious award.

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Cal State Chancellor White has a Super Sunday in Hayward

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); D. Ross Cameron; March 11, 2013

In this photo essay and slide show published and posted by Bay Area News Group daily publications, CSU Chancellor Timothy White and Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita are shown with the congregation of Glad Tidings Church of God in Christ on March 10 in Hayward.

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HAYWARD: New CSU Chancellor pledges to make education accessible to low-income families

KTVU Channel 2 News; Ken Pritchett; March 10, 2013

This coverage of new California State University Chancellor Timothy White and CSUEB President Leroy M. Morishita when they visited and made presentations at Glad Tidings Church of God in Christ March 10 for CSU Super Sunday outreach.

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Merced's Prado makes college choice official

Merced Sun-Star; Shawn Jansen; March 9, 2013

This article reports that Merced High School star student-athlete Jovan Prado has announced that he will attend Cal State East Bay, where he will play for the Pioneer soccer team, starting next year.

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CSU East Bay’s One-Year MBA Program Now Accepting Applications for Summer

Patch.com; March 9, 2013

This news article reports on an MBA program offered through Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education, for which applications close April 1.

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‘Emerging Artist Exhibition’ Open through April 13 at CSUEB’s University Art Gallery

The exhibition is open in the gallery located on the first floor of the A & E building on the Hayward Campus. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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KCBS Cover Story: Educators Say Online High School Programs Need Overhaul (Part 4)

KCBS News Radio; Doug Sovern; March 8, 2013

This is the fourth and final installment of a news series by KCBS Radio Reporter Doug Sovern that features an interview of Cal State East Bay administrator and professor Sally Murphy and some CSUEB students.

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Roosevelt Teacher Honored as Elementary Teacher of the Year

Patch.com; March 6, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Sarah Coyle has been honored as San Mateo County's Elementary School Teacher of the Year for her work at Roosevelt School in Redwood City.

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Oakland: Tribune to hold public forum on impact of asthma March 20, 6 to 8 p.m. in downtown Oakland

Bay Area News Group; March 7, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Oakland Center will be the site of an Oakland Tribune public forum March 20 regarding the impact of asthma on residents of California.

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Summer applications for Cal State East Bay’s MBA for Global Innovators program due April 1

By Erin Merdinger

Cal State East Bay’s MBA for Global Innovators, which integrates core business disciplines with a global perspective, is accepting applications for summer quarter now through April 1.

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‘Hidden Costs of College Sports’ topic of presentation by Center for Sport

By Barry Zepel

The April 24 event, co-sponsored by the Kinesiology Department at Cal State East Bay, will feature authors Murray Sperber and Billy Hawkins and noted sports physician Cindy J. Chang.

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Eleventh annual 'Day of Teacher' at CSUEB's Concord Campus April 27

By Darice Ingram

Cal State East Bay's "Day of the Teacher" event features a half-day of workshops that allow attendees to get a feel of what being a teacher is all about.

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Pose questions, get answers at Warren Hall project open forums

By Monique Beeler

The university's tallest building comes down soon and a new one will take its place on the opposite side of the Hayward Campus. Attend a March open forum that includes a slide show and Q and A session about the project.

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KCBS Cover Story: Cyber High Not Preparing Students For College (Part 2)

KCBS News Radio; Doug Sovern; March 6, 2013

This report on high school level "cyber education" includes interviews with Cal State East Bay students and Sally Murphy, CSUEB's executive director of general education.

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Second Tuesdays Poetry: Bielawski, Kennedy & Stahl

Patch.com; Analisa Harangozo; March 5, 2013

This news article prominently mentions poet and Cal State East Bay student Samantha Kennedy, who will be reading some of her writings at an event March 12 in Albany.

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

By Alanté Millow

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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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Debby De Angelis shares the latest from the athletics department including winter playoffs, spring action and the upcoming Cal State East Bay Golf Classic fundraiser.

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CSUEB offers 10-week EKG technician certificate program

Patch.com; March 4, 2013

This article reports on a new certificate program offered by Cal State East Bay and the Division of Continuing and International Education.

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Music legend Eddie Daniels to perform at 28th Annual CSUEB Jazz Festival

By Barry Zepel

Daniels will be in concert during the two-day festival Friday, April 19 in the University Theatre and perform with and provide instruction for young musicians the next day.

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How to use big data to make better business decisions

Smart Business magazine; March 1, 2013

Cal State East Bay management professor Chongqi Wu provides advice for CEOs on how to use data and research to set the course for their companies and organizations in this article published by Smart Business magazine.

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KCBS Radio Interviews CSU Chancellor during Cal State East Bay visit

KCBS News Radio; Anna Duckworth; Feb. 27, 2013

Listen to two separate interview reports about the visit of new CSU Chancellor Timothy White by KCBS News Radio reporter Anna Duckworth, while the chancellor was visiting Cal State East Bay Feb. 27.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in March.

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CSU Chancellor Timothy White '72 makes his first official visit to campus

White, a CSUEB alumnus, recently took office as the seventh CSU chancellor; he met with faculty, staff and students as part of a first-year tour of the 23 CSU campuses.

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'Apocalypse and Adaptation' opens in March at CSUEB

By Barry Zepel

The C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology on the Hayward Campus will provide hosts the exhibition on how "Catastrophes Shape Society” through June 14 in room 4047 of Meiklejohn Hall.

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CSU Chancellor: California's public universities need to put the focus on students

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Hayward Daily Review, etc.); Katy Murphy; Feb. 28, 2013

This article reports on the Feb. 26-27 visit to Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus by new CSU Chancellor Timothy White.

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Cal State East Bay women's basketball team enters homestand on hot streak

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Feb. 27, 2013

This article reports on the recent successes of the Pioneers in California Collegiate Athletic Association play.

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

By Monique Beeler

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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Castro Valley Mom Writes Children's Book About Her Air Force Days

Patch.com; Feb. 19, 2013

Cal State East Bay alumna Linda Lens is prominently mentioned in this article about a new book, for which she served as its illustrator.

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CSUEB baseball players collect weekly honors

By Steve Connolly

Cal State East Bay baseball players Kyle Zozaya and Sean Becker were honored Feb. 26 by both the conference and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association for their performances the previous weekend.

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

By Erin Merdinger

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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Books, libraries must be in Lange’s DNA

Rohnert Park Community Voice; Jud Snyder; Feb. 21, 2013

This article is a feature on Cal State East Bay alumna Samantha Lange, who is a librarian at Santa Rosa College.

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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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Bill would open the door to undergraduate teaching credentials

Ed Source News; John Fensterwald; Feb. 25, 2013

Carolyn Nelson, dean of Cal State East Bay's College of Education and Allied Studies, is quoted in this article about allowing college students to major in Education so they can earn both a baccalaureate degree and a teaching credential in four years.

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CSUEB launches new educational therapy certificate program

By Erin Merdinger

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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Hayward teach-in on science careers for girls

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Feb. 22, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Stephanie Couch (executive director of the university's Institute for STEM Education) and Maria Nieto (professor of biological sciences) will make presentations at a Feb. 28 event in Hayward on preparing girls for science careers.

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Voices Unite for Access

CSU Public Affairs News Blog; Feb. 22, 2013

This article reports on the California State University Super Sunday appearances on Feb. 17, and displays an abbreviated version of comments by Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita in speaking at Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland.

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Annual Education Summit: College and Financial Aid Workshops

Patch.com; Feb. 22, 2013

This news brief reports that Cal State East Bay will be hosting its annual education summit for first generation, African American, Latino, Asian American, and Pacific Islander pre-college students and their families on Feb. 23.

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Criticisms of a Classic Abound

New York Times; Jennifer Schuessler; Feb. 18, 2013

Cal State East Bay History Professor Jessica Weiss is quoted in this New York Times article about the groundbreaking book, "The Feminine Mystique" by Betty Friedan.

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OAKLAND: Cal State officials reach out to families at church

KTVU Channel 2 News; Ann Rubin; Feb. 17, 2013

This is TV news coverage by KTVU Channel 2 in the Bay Area for the CSU Super Sunday outreach at Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland on Sunday, Feb. 17. CSUEB President Leroy M. Morishita is interviewed along with other university and church officials and members.

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First-generation college students invited to Cal State East Bay campus Saturday

Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; Feb. 20, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay will host the annual Education Summit for African American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander, and first-generation pre-college students and their families on the Hayward Campus this Saturday (Feb. 23).

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K-12 Schools Must Improve to Help East Bay Economy

Watchdogwire News Web site; Wendy Lack; Feb. 18, 2013

In this article about the economic challenges facing the region, Cal State East Bay is noted along with other institutions and organizations as being a needed partner in the area's future growth and success.

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CSUEB's master degree in health care offers more internship options for students

Patch.com; Feb. 15, 2013

This article reports on Cal State East Bay online master's degree opportunities in healthcare administration through Bay Area medical facilities.

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Women's basketball's Brianna Terrance named conference Player of the Week

By Marty Valdez

Cal State East Bay women's basketball player Brianna Terrance was named Wilson/CCAA Player of the Week for her efforts in two wins last week.

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A 'Super' Effort To Get African American Men Into College

CBS-5/KPIX-TV News; Patrick Sedillo; Feb. 17, 2013

This TV news report covering Cal State East Bay and the CSU system's eighth annual Super Sunday outreach at African American churches in the state, CSUEB President Leroy M. Morishita is interviewed along with other university and church participants.

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Pioneer swim team places second at conference championships

By Kelly Hayes

The Cal State East Bay swim team posted a program-best second place finish and saw Head Coach Ben Loorz garner Coach of the Meet honors at the Pacific Coast Swim Conference championships, which wrapped up on Saturday.

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Morris: Are peregrine falcons threatened in Hayward?

Bay Area News Group; Joan Morris; Feb. 14, 2013

A columnist for the Bay Area News Group newspapers allays a Hayward resident's concern regarding the upcoming implosion of Warren Hall, as he was worried about any nests for peregrine falcons on the roof of that building every spring.

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Rich Swift, longtime teacher and football coach at Newark Memorial High, dies at 60

Bay Area News Group; Jimmy Durkin; Feb. 14, 2013

This article reports on the passing of Cal State East Bay alumnus Rich Swift, a longtime educator and football coach at Newark Memorial High School.

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Island artist's work on view in Berkeley

Bay Area News Group; Nanette Deetz; Feb. 7, 2013

This article reports on a special art exhibit featuring the work of Cal State East Bay alumna Bonnie Boller.

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The Evolution of Zombie Culture

Maryland Diamondback News; Matt Schnabel; Feb. 11, 2013

In this article about the paranormal culture, Cal State East Bay faculty member Christopher Moreman is interviewed. He has written extensively about pop culture.

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Economics students make strong showing at Federal Reserve Bank symposium

By Monique Beeler

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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Cal State East Bay to Hold Pathway To Graduate School Event on Feb. 26

San Francisco Examiner; Miriam Schaffer; Feb. 10, 2013

This news article promotes an upcoming graduate school event hosted on the Hayward Campus.

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Rivals to join forces at Cal State East Bay

Manteca Bulletin; Jagada Chambers; Feb. 7, 2013

This article reports that a top high school women's soccer player from California's Central Valley, Kianna Lamont, has signed a national letter of intent to play soccer and study at Cal State East Bay beginning in the fall 2013 quarter.

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Snapshots of the SHUSD: Alba Gonzalez-Arredondo, music teacher

Napa Valley Register; Feb. 7, 2013

This article features Cal State East Bay alumna and former music voice student Alba Gonzalez-Arredondo, who is a new music teacher at St. Helena High School in the Napa Valley area.

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CSUEB instructor and alumnus named Director of Online Education at top university

Patch.com; Feb. 5, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Witt Salley, through his learning and working experience at CSUEB, has a great new job at another higher education institution.

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HCC professor wins prestigious Microsoft award

Seattle-Tacoma News; Jan. 16, 2013

This news article reports that alumnus Michael Girvin, who earned his MBA at Cal State East Bay, has received a top teaching award from Microsoft. Girvin is on the faculty at Highline College in Washington.

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CI to Host 'The Outlook for the U.S. Economy and Federal Reserve Monetary Policy'

Ventura Star-Free Press; Feb. 1, 2013

This article reports on latest activity of Cal State East Bay alumnus Gary Zimmerman, a noted authority on the federal reserve and a senior economist.

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Format change to commencement ceremonies debuts in June

By Barry Zepel

Ceremonies honoring degree recipients will be held June 14 and 15 at the Hayward Campus, and June 15 at the Concord Campus.

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Author to kick off Distinguished Writer Series in Hayward

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Feb. 5, 2013

This article published by Bay Area News Group reports that the first Distinguished Writers Series event for 2013 will take place Feb. 6 in CSUEB's University Library.

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Alumni volunteers needed to reach next generation of Pioneers

Lend a hand at university events, on or off campus, and help share the CSUEB story with prospective students.

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This Month at CSUEB

Find out what's scheduled, and mark your calendar with the top happenings at CSUEB in February.

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Director Armando Quintero elected VP of MMWD for 2013

Patch.com; Feb. 4, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Armando Quintero has been elected vice president of the Marin Municipal Water District for the 2013 term.

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Pioneer Points

By Debby De Angelis

Athletics Director Debby De Angelis previews the weekend's Homecoming events and upcoming athletics department events.

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UC, CSU look for creative cost-cutting strategies

San Francisco Business Times; Nathalie Pierrepont; Feb. 1, 2013

In this article published by the San Francisco Business Times about budget cuts for public higher education in California during the past several years, Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita is quoted extensively.

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5 Key Ways Sex Changes for Older Men

Psychology Today magazine; Michael Castleman; Feb. 3, 2013

In this article published by the prestigious Psychology Today magazine, Richard Sprott, a lecturer in Cal State East Bay's Human Development Department, is quoted regarding sexual activity for older adults. Sprott is a developmental psychologist.

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CSU trustees earmark $50M to remove, replace Warren Hall

By Monique Beeler

Upcoming closure of West Loop Road and changes to bus and shuttle stops signal the start of project to demolish the least seismically safe building in the CSU.

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Share your thoughts in CSUEB's alumni attitude survey

Feedback from the online-only survey will help the university serve its 120,000 alumni.

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Homecoming 2013 celebrates five decades of Pioneer spirit

CSUEB marks this year's homecoming Feb. 8-9 with Pioneer basketball, an alumni social and a campus parade and BBQ.

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Grocery store savings secrets

MSN Money News Web site; Bill Briggs; Jan. 31, 2013

Cal State East Bay faculty member John Herndon provided his research and insights for this article on how consumers can purchase more wisely.

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CSU New York/Tri-State Alumni Reception, March 7

Meet and network with fellow graduates of the California State University system at the third annual reception for East Coast alumni.

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Hayward talk to focus on perils to black middle class

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Jan. 28, 2013

This article reports that Benjamin Bowser, CSUEB professor emeritus of sociology, will discuss the historic context surrounding a still developing middle class role African-Americans will play as part of Black History Month.

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CSUEB Offers Online Veterinary Assistant Certificate Course

Patch.com; Jan. 23, 2013

This article is features one of the many education certificate program offerings in by Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education.

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Twin principals at Claremont deliver twice the good

Oakland Local; Barbara Grady; June 28, 2013

This feature article is about twin brothers Ronald and Reginald Richardson, who are Cal State East Bay alumni and co-principals at Claremont High School in Oakland.

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The Special Perils Facing The Black Middle Class

Patch.com; Tom Abate; Jan. 28, 2013

CSUEB Professor Benjamin Bowser presents a free program, which includes how those perils relate to the white middle class, Feb. 2 at Palma Ceia Baptist Church in Hayward.

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Paralegal Studies info meetings to be held on Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, 21, 28

Patch.com; Jan. 26, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education will be offering paralegal studies and training.

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Winter issue of Cal State East Bay Magazine spotlights service to region's children

By Sarah Stanek

The extended university family takes creative, collaborative approaches to meeting kids' and communities' needs, as featured in the latest issue, now available online.

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Living Within Your Means: Tips for Buying Wine on a Budget

WalletHub.com News; John Kiernan; Jan. 23, 2013

For this article for an industry online newspaper, CSUEB Economics Professor Tony Lima answers questions and discusses how to purchase wine. Lima is a nationally respected expert on the wine industry.

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CSU Satellite Campuses Providing an In-depth Education

CSU Public Affairs-CSU Leader; Stephanie Thara; Jan. 24, 2013

This article reports on key education programs at the various branch campuses of California State University institutions, and features the nursing degrees programs at Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus.

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Cal State East Bay men's basketball team can shoot and defend but lacks size

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Jan. 24, 2013

This sports features column analyzes the 2012-2013 CSUEB men's basketball team and briefly updates fans about the Pioneers women's basketball team.

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Eagle Scout Honors, Walnut Creek Journal

Bay Area News Group; Jan. 24, 2013

This article reports about a personal honor for Cal State East Bay freshman Gavin C. Davis-Ramos.

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State university system starts online class programs

Bay City News Service & Tri-Valley Views News; Dan McMenamin; Jan. 23, 2013

This news article reports on Cal State East Bay's plans to offer a bachelor's degree in women's studies as part of the CSU Online education program.

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New CEO for Martinez Chamber of Commerce

Bay Area News Group; Lisa P. White; Jan. 23, 2013

This article reports that John Stevens, earned his master's degree in public administration from Cal State East Bay, is the new chief executive officer of the Martinez Chamber of Commerce.

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2nd annual Hayward Honors Women teach-in

Tri-City Voice newspaper; Mark Salinas; Jan. 19, 2013

This news article reports that Cal State East Bay's Stephanie Couch (director of STEM Education) and Maria Nieto (professor of biological sciences) will be taking part in the 2013 Women's History Month event, "Technology, Science, and Innovation" in Hayward on Feb. 28.

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Tunnel of Oppression illuminates social ills, offers hope

By Alanté Millow

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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Foundation makes sure no students left behind

Palo Alto Weekly; Chris Kenrick; Jan. 18, 2013

This news story notes the comments and involvement of Cal State East Bay alumnus Phil Winston, who is principal of Palo Alto High School. His school, with contribution from a foundation connected with a co-founder of Google, has provided laptop computers to some students at that school.

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Ask the Experts: What a Recession Means for the U.S. Wine Industry (and Consumers’ Personal Finances)

Card Hub.com news Web site; John Kiernan; Jan. 17, 2013

In this economic news report, longtime Cal State East Bay economics professor Tony Lima, an expert on the wine industry, shares his thoughts on what a recession could mean to that industry.

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

By Barry Zepel

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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Gateways East Bay STEM Network appoints new co-chair

Alex Zwissler, executive director of Chabot Space & Science Center, joins the regional leadership team for science, technology, engineering and math education.

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Book Excerpt from ‘The Exemeus’

The Single Librarian news blog & various news outlets; Jan. 16, 2013

This is a article briefly describing a novel written by Cal State East Bay alumna Abeni Morris with her sister, Folami. Abeni earned a bachelor's degree in early childhood development from the university.

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SNL’s Pickett to give rare Bay Area performance benefiting CSUEB Music Department

By Barry Zepel

'Saturday Night Live' musical director Lenny Pickett will perform at Yoshi's jazz club in Oakland's Jack London Square March 11 with Cal State East Bay's Jazz Ensembles. Tickets are on sale.

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Swim team set to make first NCAA Championships appearance since 1992

By Kelly Hayes

Four Cal State East Bay swimmers have qualified for the 2013 NCAA Division II Championships to be held in March in Birmingham, Ala.

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How to grow by identifying the right global opportunity

Smart Business magazine; Jan. 1, 2013

Glen Taylor, director of Cal State East Bay's MBA Program for Global Innovation and a professor in the College of Business and Economics (CBE), and Yi Jiang, associate director of the MBA program and an assistant professor in CBE, answer questions on growing profits and sales in business on a global basis for Smart Business magazine.

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

By Barry Zepel

"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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Whiting: Ladder-climbing tips from Starfleet captains

Orange County Register; David Whiting; Jan. 9, 2013

This feature article is an interview with Tony Wong, who earned his bachelor's degree from Cal State East Bay and retired as a highly successful Silicon Valley business executive in his 40s. He is contemplating writing a book revealing his secrets for climbing the corporate ladder.

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Hardly Strictly Bagels; Brain teaser: Does the Bay Area have an Einstein’s?

Jewish Weekly; Andy Altman-Ohr; Jan. 10, 2013

This article features the uniqueness of Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus being the site of a rare California location for an Einstein's Bagel store.

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Pioneer student-athletes continue academic success during fall quarter

By Kelly Hayes

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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Christmas movies: From 'Django: Unchained' to 'Les Misérables'

Bay Area News Group; Angela Hill; Dec. 25, 2012

This article, published on Christmas Day, features interview comments by Cal State East Bay Communication Professor Grant Kien on why Christmas time movies seemed very "un-Christmas-like."

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An underwater forest reveals the story of a historic megadrought

High Country News; Brendon Bosworth; Dec. 24, 2012

Scott Stine, longtime Cal State East Bay professor of geography and environmental studies, is quoted in this article about megadrought in the Sierra Nevada, where Stine has conducted extensive research.

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‘Bat Boy: the Musical’ at CSUEB’s Univ. Theatre through March 17

By Megumi Tembata and Barry Zepel

In a musical production blending horror and comedy, the Department of Theatre and Dance brings the mysterious "Bat Boy" to life during run that ends with Sunday matinee.

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Library honors Theatre and Dance

Tri-City Voice newspaper; Diane Daniel; Jan. 8, 2013

This article reports on an exhibit in Cal State East Bay's University Library that honors and recognizes the university's Theatre and Dance Department history during the past 50 years.

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How do you know if you ran through a wall?

R&D Magazine; Jan. 7, 2013

This article reports on scientific research on which Derek Jackson Kimball, Cal State East Bay assistant professor of physics, took an important role with academics at other institutions, including the prestigious Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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

By Barry Zepel

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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Oakland School Closures Prompt Exodus of Younger Teachers

New America Media/Oakland Local; Jennifer Inez Ward; Jan. 5, 2013

In this article reporting on the loss of teachers in the Oakland schools, Cal State East Bay Teacher Education professor Chris Knaus was interviewed for his analysis of the situation.

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New Contra Costa College president aims to serve as many students as possible during tough times

Bay Area News Group; Rick Radin; Dec. 26, 2012

This article reports that the new president of Contra Costa College, Denise Noldon, is a former counselor for Cal State East Bay.

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Komoto dedicated to giving back

Ontario Argus-Observer (Oregon); Jordan Schultz; Dec. 29, 2012

This article reports that Janet Komoto, who earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Cal State East Bay, is being honored by the Chamber of Commerce in Ontario, Oregon, where she lives and operates a business.

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Threats, Security Increase in Week Following Mass School Shooting at Sandy Hook

Bay City News Service & Patch.com; Dec. 22, 2012

James Hodges, CSUEB commander of emergency operations and former chief of police, was interviewed by Bay City News Service for this article following the tragedy at Sandy Hook School in Connecticut. The article was published by media throughout Northern California.

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Creating a Master Plan for Moraga Commons Park

Lamorinda Weekly (Moraga); Sophie Braccini; Jan. 2, 2013

This article reports that Chris Chamberlain; an assistant professor in CSUEB's Department of Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism; and his students are helping to improve a park in the city of Moraga.

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Homecoming 2013 filled with action, events and Pioneer Pride

By Kelly Hayes

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

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Hayward: Free skate session scheduled

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; Jan. 3, 2013

This article is about an upcoming Hayward area event that is co-sponsored by a Cal State East Bay student club, S.K.A.T.E. (Skating for Kids Achievement Through Exercise).

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Analysis: Despite record homicide numbers, San Jose still relatively safe

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Robert Salonga; Dec. 31, 2012

In this article about crime in the city of San Jose, Dawna Komorosky, associate professor of criminal justice administration for CSUEB, was interviewed for her analysis of the situation.

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

By Barry Zepel

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

By Barry Zepel

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

By Kelly Hayes

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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