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2014 News Archive

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CSUEB Picked as Finalist for NCAA Division II Award of Excellence

Cal State East Bay has been named a finalist for the 2015 NCAA Division II Award of Excellence, which recognizes outstanding campus and community engagement events. CSUEB was selected along with 24 other colleges and universities by the NCAA Division II Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). The Pioneers are the sole representative from the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

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CSUEB's Crow Earns NSCAA Scholar All-West Region Honors

Cal State East Bay junior soccer player Kellen Crow has been named to the 2014 College Division Scholar All-West Region First Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Crow is the first Pioneer ever to be recognized with Scholar All-Region honors.

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Cal State East Bay Alumnus’ Gift to Help Students’ Dreams Come True

Cal State East Bay alumnus FrederickArn Hansson and his wife, Pamela, have established a $25,000 award endowment in the university’s Department of Anthropology, Geography, and Environmental Studies (AGES).

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Cal State East Bay appoints Joan McDermott as Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Following an extensive national search, Ms. Joan McDermott has been appointed Director of Athletics at California State University, East Bay. Ms. McDermott begins her appointment April 1, 2015.

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CSUEB names new Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Julie Wong, a distinguished leader in the areas of student engagement and success, has been selected to lead Cal State East Bay's Student Affairs division.

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Crow, Lara Named to NSCAA All-West Region Team

Kellen Crow and Chris Lara have been named to the 2014 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Men's All-West Region Third Team, announced on Wednesday.

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Cal State East Bay names new Vice President for University Advancement

Ms. Tanya Hauck, a seasoned and respected fundraising professional with nearly two decades of comprehensive higher education and campaign experience, has been appointed Vice President for University Advancement and President of the Educational Foundation Board of Directors at California State University, East Bay, CSUEB President Leroy M. Morishita announced.

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Title IX

California State University, East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities.

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NSF Awards $2 Million to Cal State East Bay for Science Education

Cal State East Bay has received $2 million from the National Science Foundation to develop much needed tools that will help schools in California and other states to implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) adopted last year.

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The Huffington Post Praises Artwork by CSU East Bay Alumna Los Angeles Gallery to Exhibit Her Work Dec. 13-Jan.11

The Huffington Post enthusiastically praised the artwork of Cal State East Bay alumna Michelle Guintu in a Nov. 28 article about her upcoming solo exhibition, "Obsession," at the New Image Art Gallery in West Hollywood.

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Cal State East Bay's Stephanie Lopez was selected the California Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 17-23

Cal State East Bay's Stephanie Lopez was selected the California Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 17-23

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Cal State East Bay Makes 2014-15 List of Best Online Colleges

Cal State East Bay achieved a rank of 47 in the Affordable Colleges Foundation’s 2014-15 Best Online Colleges.

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Softball Schedule Set for 2015 Season

Cal State East Bay softball and Head Coach Barbara Pierce have announced the schedule for the upcoming 2015 campaign. The Pioneers are less than two months away from season's start when they host their season home opener on Sunday, Feb. 1, against Dominican.

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Cal State East Bay to host forum on "Building a Bridge to California's 21st Century Health Care System"

California State University, East Bay's Department of Public Affairs and Administration and the Healthcare Association of Cal State East Bay will host a free health care forum—"Building a Bridge to California's 21st Century Health Care System"—on Saturday, December 6, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the University Union Multipurpose Room, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, CA. This free event is open to the community and is limited to the first 75 registrants.

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Women’s Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award

Cal State East Bay women's soccer earned the 2013-14 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award, announced on Monday. It marks the third consecutive season the Pioneers have earned this distinction.

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Cal State East Bay Students Take a Bite Out of Hunger This Thanksgiving

Cal State East Bay students are helping to take a bite out of hunger this holiday season by donating "missed meals" -- meals they have already paid for through their campus meal plans, but won’t be on campus to enjoy.

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Cal State East Bay to Present Three Dance Extravaganzas, Dec. 5-6

Cal State East Bay's Theatre and Dance Department will present ICE & ICE-X Dance Extravaganzas on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5-6, in Dance Studio PE 140 on campus.

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Cal State East Bay Lecturer-Author to Discuss His Book on Forensic Sociology and Psychology at Society of Criminology Meeting Nov. 20

Stephen J. Morewitz, Ph.D., a lecturer in Cal State East Bay's Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, will discuss his "Handbook of Forensic Sociology and Psychology" at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in San Francisco on Nov. 20.

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Cal State East Bay Degree Option Ranks in Top 50 of Best Human-Centered Design and Engineering Programs

Cal State East Bay has made a list of 50 universities offering the best human-centered design and engineering degree programs.

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California State University East Bay to Participate in Systemwide Efforts to Bolster Degree Completion in STEM Majors

California State University, East Bay has been selected as one of eight CSUs to spearhead CSU STEM Collaboratives, a program designed to retain more of the students who declare science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors. Other participating CSUs include Channel Islands, Dominguez Hills, Fresno, Fullerton, Humboldt, Los Angeles and Pomona.

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Cal State East Bay to present panel discussion on responses to Ebola in Liberia

The Departments of Sociology and Social Services, Nursing, Health Sciences, Anthropology, Geography and Environmental Studies will present a panel discussion — “Misunderstandings and Lost Opportunities: Responses to Ebola in Liberia” — on Wednesday, October 29, at 6:30 p.m. in the Biella Room (LI 2126) of the University Library.

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2014 FACULTY AND STAFF ART EXHIBITION OPENS AT CAL STATE UNIVERSITY EAST BAY

Art work by Cal State University East Bay (CSUEB) faculty and staff is on display at a new exhibit on the CSUEB campus. The annual 2014 Faculty and Staff Exhibition features sculpture, paintings, several large-format pieces, collage, photography, graphic digital prints, installation work and more. Located on the ground floor of the Arts & Education Building, the exhibition is open to the public. Admission is free.

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Cal State East Bay to Stage Performances of ‘Tartuffe’ Nov. 21-23

Moliere's 17th century classic comedy "Tartuffe" will come to life at California State East Bay in performances Nov. 21-22 at 8 p.m., as well as a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 23, in the University Theatre on the Hayward campus.

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Cal State East Bay to participate in Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill

California State University, East Bay will participate in the Great California ShakeOut, an earthquake drill conducted throughout the state, on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 10:16 a.m.

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Cal State East Bay Recognized for Increasing Latino Student Achievement in Higher Education

Cal State East Bay’s GANAS (Gaining Access ‘N Academic Success) program has earned national recognition from Excelencia in Education, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization, for its efforts to increase Latino student achievement.

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TEMBA Alumni Reunion sees pledges of up to $225,000 for Student Scholarships

TEMBA Alumni Reunion sees pledges of up to $225,000 for Student Scholarships

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Cal State East Bay hosts graduate school fair

California State University, East Bay will host its annual graduate school fair on Thursday, October 23, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in the walkway by the Pioneer Bookstore, University Unions and Meiklejohn Hall and is open to all CSUEB students and prospective graduate students on a walk-in basis. No registration is required.

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Cal State East Bay philosophy professor explores the cross-cultural connection between birds and the spirits of the dead

Dr. Christopher Moreman, associate professor and chair of the Philosophy Department at Cal State East Bay, has published a paper - "On the Relationship between Birds and the Spirits of the Dead" - in the journal Society & Animals, vol. 22, iss. 5 (2014, pgs. 481-502).

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CSU Launches Historic Campaign in Celebration of Three Million Alumni

University creates world’s largest yearbook and offers student scholarships.

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Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita Kicks-Off Academic Year With 2014 Fall Convocation Address

Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita welcomed new faculty and staff, congratulated award winners, noted recent university accomplishments, and discussed challenges and opportunities during his Fall 2014 convocation speech in the University Theatre.

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Fall 2014 Convocation Address

By Leroy M. Morishita, President

Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita welcomed the CSUEB community back to campus on Monday to begin the 2014-15 academic year. In his Fall Convocation remarks, President Morishita recognized the accomplishments of faculty and staff, and he spoke of the opportunities and challenges ahead.

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Cal State East Bay Receives 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine

Cal State East Bay has received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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"Conceptual Photography Exchange Exhibition: China and USA" at University Art Gallery July 19 - Aug. 28

Cal State East Bay's School of Arts and Media is presenting the University Art Gallery's first ever Summer exhibition, "Conceptual Photography Exchange Exhibition: China and USA," July 19 - Aug. 28 at the gallery on CSUEB's Hayward campus.

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Cal State East Bay surpasses goal in Save Our Students (SOS) Scholarship Challenge

California State University, East Bay has surpassed its $20,000 goal in its Save Our Students (SOS) Scholarship Challenge, raising $22,010 by June 30.

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Stephen Bechtel, Jr. and Yoshie Akiba honored during June commencement ceremonies

Barry Zepel and Jeff Bliss

California State University, East Bay, awarded honorary doctoral degrees to two Bay Area business and civic leaders during its commencement ceremonies Friday, June 13, and Saturday, June 14, 2014, while celebrating the graduation of more than 3,000 thousand of students.

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Commencement Video and Photography Galleries, 2014

View the 2014 Commencement Ceremonies Photography and Video Galleries here.

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A McGlory-ous LEGACY

Fred Sandsmark ’83

Triple jumper Marcus McGlory captained the University's track and field team three decades ago. Today, his daughter Lauren is helping to rebuild CSUEB's program.

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Courage and Focus

Jeff Bliss

Pioneer Women's Swimming finds the depth to push against the pain, the distance and the clock.

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Grooms as wedding planners? Men taking more active role in big day

Bay Area News Group; Angela Hill; June 4, 2014

Cal State East Bay faculty member Heather Vilhauer is prominently mentioned with her fiance regarding this article about men having greater responsibility for the planning of their weddings.

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Scenes of the City: Homegrown Artist Stephen Namara Shares His Studio

7x7SF News Web Site; Joseph Schell; June 14, 2014

This article reports on Cal State East Bay alumnus Stephen Namara, a Bay Area artist whose work is on display.

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Alumnae establish SOS Fund to help more CSUEB students graduate

By Barry Zepel

Alumnae Luanne Rotticci and Liza Jane MacNaughton founded the “Save Our Students” (SOS) scholarship fund to help more CSUEB students graduate.

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Event offers glimpse into Fremont’s western expansion

Nevada Appeal; June 9, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Scott Stine, a nationally respected paleoclimatologist and geomorphologist, will be speaking as part of a symposium studying famed western explorer John Fremont at the Nevada State Museum in late July.

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COLLEGE UPDATE: Hatzer, Kechichian off to Cal State East Bay.

Glendale News-Press; Grant Gordon; June 11, 2014

This article reports on three top community college water polo players from the Los Angeles area who will be attending and competing for Cal State East Bay and the Pioneers.

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CSUEB’s online MS program in Health Care Administration ranked No. 14 nationally

Patch.com; June 11, 2014

This article reports on Cal State East Bay's HCA program being ranked among the top master's level programs online, saying it provides health care professionals with the knowledge and skill sets needed.

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Bay Area actors take center stage at Tony Awards

San Francisco Chronicle; Steven Winn; June 11, 2014

This is a second day follow up to the news about Cal State East Bay alumnus James Monroe Iglehart winning a Tony Award for his feature role in Aladdin as the Genie, as performed on Broadway. A link to his acceptance speech is included.

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Palo Alto School District Selects New Elementary Ed Director

Patch.com; June 4, 2014

This article reports on the new job assignment awarded to Cal State East Bay alumna Barbara Harris, who earned her single and multiple subject teaching credentials at CSUEB.

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Cal State East Bay grad nabs Tony Award

Bay Area News Group & SJ Mercury News; Randy McMullen; June 10, 2014

This is one of many news articles from the Bay Area and nationally reporting on the Tony Award won by Cal State East Bay alumnus James Monroe Iglehart.

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Cal State East Bay Grad James Monroe Iglehart Wins Tony Award for His Part as Genie in "Aladdin"

NBC Bay Area; June 9, 2014

Go here to read coverage about CSUEB alumnus James Monroe Iglehart winning Tony Award and see NBC News video of Iglehart interview and photograph.

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Genie out of the bottle

San Francisco Chronicle; Leba Hertz; June 9, 2014

This article features a Question and Answer session with Cal State East Bay alumnus James Monroe Iglehart, who won a Tony Award June 8 for his feature role as the Genie in Aladdin.

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KPIX-TV News Coverage of CSUEB alumnus James Monroe Iglehart winning Tony Award

KPIX-5 (CBS News); June 9, 2014

You can see video of some of the news coverage related to CSUEB alumnus James Monroe Iglehart winning prestigious Tony Award for his starring role in Aladdin on Broadway.

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Cal State East Bay alumnus wins 'Best Actor' Tony Award

During his acceptance, James Monroe Iglehart thanked former CSUEB Theatre Department staff member Celestine Ranney-Howes for keeping him in college.

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Watch advance coverage about CSUEB viewing party in honor of alumnus Iglehart

KTVU Channel 2 News; June 8, 2014

This is brief video about CSUEB alumnus James Monroe Iglehart being a Tony Awards nominee for best actor in a musical for the Broadway show "Aladdin."

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CSUEB's Linda Dobb interviewed by KQED regarding plans for increased tenure track faculty hirings

KQED Radio; Rachel Dornhelm; June 2, 2014

In response to recent reports that the CSU has plans to dramatically increase the numbers of tenure track faculty on its campus, KQED Radio interviewed Cal State East Bay associate provost Linda Dobb about CSUEB's plan for increasing those hirings.

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Optimaze Inc. Appoints Geary Lauraya as Senior Sales Manager

San Francisco Chronicle; June 4, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Geary Lauraya has a new position heading sales management for a San Francisco firm. Lauraya earned his bachelor's degree in business administration, finance and economics from CSUEB.

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ABC7 News' 'Beyond the Headlines' interviews CSUEB's Dianne Rush Woods

ABC 7 News (KGO-TV); Eric Thomas; June 1, 2014

Watch video that aired on ABC7 News (KGO-TV) in San Francisco featuring interview with Cal State East Bay's Dianne Rush Woods, University Diversity Officer. The broadcast aired at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 1. It is a special roundtable discussion in commemoration of "Juneteenth," a term used with regard to the end of slavery in the United States. Woods and the other guest panelists discussed the future of the African American community, with a focus on education and achievement.

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Hayward Unified to help parents attend college

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; June 3, 2014

This article reports that, with Cal State East Bay's help and cooperation, parents of students in the Hayward Unified School District are being helped by the district to take college courses.

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Career Day a first for Cunha kids

Half Moon Bay Review; Julia Reis; May 29, 2014

This article notes Cal State East Bay student Leilani Ortiz, who served as a speaker about her professional specialty for middle school students in Half Moon Bay during a career day program.

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Lost lessons of the Summer of 1973

San Francisco Chronicle; John Diaz; May 25, 2014

This San Francisco Chronicle article reports on the comments and remembrances of Ann Ravel, vice chair of the Federal Election Commission, who was speaking recently at an event on Cal State East Bay's Hayward campus.

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Bellotti Heads For Football Shrine

Eugene Register-Guard; Ryan Thorburn; May 24, 2014

This article notes the strong influence that the late Cal State East Bay football head coach Tim Tierney was on the career of Mike Bellotti, who went on to be head coach at the University of Oregon following his assistant role for Tierney and CSUEB. Bellotti was recently named to the National Football Hall of Fame and Tierney earlier this month was inducted into the Cal State East Bay Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Vote Reed for chief of county's schools

Bay Area News Group; Lolita Morelli; May 29, 2014

This Op-Ed article, in endorsing Ursula Reed for superintendent for the Alameda County Office of Education, notes that Reed is an alumna of Cal State East Bay.

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Alumni Association scholarships can make a positive difference

By Ian Stewart

Four outstanding undergrads of Cal State East Bay have been awarded scholarships of $1,000 each by the university’s Alumni Association.

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All-American McGlory shatters school triple jump record at NCAA Championships

By Marty Valdez

Senior Lauren McGlory earned All-America honors in the triple jump finals at the NCAA Div. II Track & Field Championships, taking fourth in the nation.

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Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety: Who Is Brian Ronholm?

AllGov. News Web site; Steve Straehley; May 24, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Brian Ronholm is heading Food Safety at least on an interim basis for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Ronholm earned his degree from CSUEB in Finance in 1990.

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Dave Eshelman's Jazz Garden Big Band back in action

Bay Area News Group & SJ Mercury News; Andrew Gilbert; May 27, 2014

This article reports on the upcoming appearance of former longtime Cal State East Bay Music professor Dave Eshelman leading big band in performance at multiple Bay Area locations.

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Honors Convocation speaker invites scholars to engage him

By Barry Zepel

Michael Jedlicka '85 advises honors students to "consume knowledge at every opportunity" and to "collaborate, be ethical, and work with others.”

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Former CSUEB assistant coach named to College Football Hall of Fame

Bay Area News Group; May 23, 2014

This article reports that Mike Bellotti, who got his career training as an assistant football coach for Cal State East Bay and went on to great success as head football coach at the University of Oregon, has been named to the College Football Hall of Fame.

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Lydiksen principal appointed as director of curriculum

Pleasanton Weekly; Amanda Aguilar; May 22, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Mindy Bolar has been appointed director of curriculum for the Pleasanton School District. Bolar, who had been a school principal in that district, earned her master's in educational curriculum from CSUEB.

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Eileen Barrett honored with Cal State East Bay’s 2014 George and Miriam Phillips Outstanding Professor Award

The annual award honors a faculty member for teaching, research and service to California State University, East Bay.

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CSUEB College of Business and Economics students earn in excess of $55,000 in scholarships

The Scholarships represented gifts from businesses and professional organizations, as well as donations from individuals.

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Spring 2014 Cal State East Bay Magazine now available

By Barry Zepel

The issue — now available online — focuses on the "trials, triumphs and transformations of Pioneer Athletics."

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Two longtime administrators vie for county superintendent of schools post

Bay Area News Group; Theresa Harrington; May 20, 2014

This article notes that Linda Delehunt, a candidate for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools, is an alumnus of Cal State East Bay.

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California Tinkering with Prop 13

NPR-KCRW Radio; Warren Olney; May 15, 2014

Listen to a radio interview featuring Cal State East Bay professor Carl Stempel about the landmark 1970s California initiative Proposition 13.

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New Detroit Pistons coach, president Stan Van Gundy fascinating, funny, honest to a fault

Detroit Free-Press; Jeff Seidel; May 18, 2014

This article notes the connection of new Detroit Pistons head coach and president Stan Van Gundy with Cal State East Bay. Van Gundy's father Bill was an assistant men's basketball at CSUEB in the 1970s. When the elder Van Gundy took ill, Stan actually did some scouting of the Pioneers' opponents while learning the coaching profession, in support of his father.

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Alameda County auditor's race: Two candidates compete for oversight post

Bay Area News Group; Matt O'Brien; May 18, 2014

This article reports that both candidates for the elected job of Alameda County Auditor -- Steve Manning and Kathleen Knox -- are alumni of Cal State East Bay.

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Not your standard issue

San Mateo Daily Journal; John McDowell; May 17, 2014

This political column notes that Cal State East Bay alumnus Jamie Patino is running for the State Assembly representing the 20th District in the East Bay.

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Tri-Valley chorus to celebrate 50 years Sunday at Pleasanton concert

Pleasanton Weekly; Dolores Fox Ciardelli; May 16, 2014

This article reports that the Cal State East Bay Choir will be performing in a special concert in Pleasanton that honors the work of composer Morton Lauridsen, who spoke to students on the CSUEB Hayward campus May 15.

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Culver Elks Present Five Scholarships

Culver City Observer; David W. Myers; May 16, 2014

This article notes that Quincy O. Robinson, a scholarship recipient from Southern California charter school Da Vinci Design, has announced he will attend Cal State East Bay to study environmental science.

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Sean Whent named permanent Oakland police chief

San Francisco Chronicle; Will Kane; May 15, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus Sean Whent, who has been named permanent police chief for the City of Oakland, having served previously as interim police chief.

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Small college notebook: Cal State East Bay's McGlory jumping in dad's footsteps

SJ Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; May 15, 2014

This article features current Cal State East Bay track and field star Lauren McGlory and her father Marcus McGlory, who is a CSUEB alumnus and former star in the sport more than 20 years ago.

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CSUEB to honor Bay Area business leaders during June commencement ceremonies

By Barry Zepel

Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., chair of the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, and Yoshie Akiba, owner of Yoshi’s jazz clubs, will be honored at ceremonies.

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For the love of lightening up

CNN-Martha Stewart Living; Miranda Silva; May 1, 2014

This CNN/Martha Stewart Living news feature includes comments from Cal State East Bay faculty member Monika Eckfield.

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Complete your degree with CSUEB's online BSBA degree completion program

Patch.com; May 13, 2014

Students can choose from program options in Finance, Supply Chain Management, Corporate Management and Operations and Enterprise Resource Management.

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University Art Gallery to host annual juried student exhibition through June 12

By Barry Zepel

Any CSUEB student who has taken an art class in the past year is eligible to submit up to two items for consideration for the show.

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The Course at Wente Vineyards worth the price of admission

Lakeport Record-Bee; John Berry; May 10, 2014

This article by Northern California golf columnist notes his upcoming participation in the Cal State East Bay Golf Classic.

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Bay Area responds to Nigerian kidnapping crisis

KTVU Channel 2 News; Ken Pritchett; May 9, 2014

Stevina Evuleocha, Cal State East Bay professor of marketing and entrepreneurship, was interviewed for this story by KTVU at a San Francisco protest regarding tragic kidnappings taking place in her native Nigeria. Watch video with her interview as it aired on Friday, May 9.

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Cerminara earned postseason honor

Ahwatukee Foothill News; Jason P. Skoda; May 11, 2014

This article reports news that Cal State East Bay softball player Ali Cerminara has been selected to the All-California Collegiate Athletic Association post-season team.

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Elementary school may be renamed: San Mateo-Foster City district working on rebranding effort for Horrall Elementary

San Mateo Daily Journal; Angela Swartz; May 3, 2014

This article notes that Cal State East Bay's College of Education and Allied Studies may be partnering with other agencies to help a troubled K-12 campus in the San Mateo School District.

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Tree rings reveal a history of decades-long droughts in the west

Daily Digest News; Justin Beach; May 2, 2014

This article is among many news reports that continue to quote Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Scott Stine regarding drought conditions and history of drought in California and the Western United States.

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Kelly Starnes named CCAA Baseball Player of Week

By Steve Connolly

Starnes, Cal State East Bay's junior centerfielder, earned California Collegiate Athletic Association recognition for week of April 28-May 4.

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Winner of Alameda County schools superintendent race will inherit $23 million budget surplus

Bay Area News Group; Doug Oakley; May 4, 2014

This article reports that three (Jeff Bowser, Naomi Eason and Karen Monroe) of the five candidates for Alameda County Superintendent of Education have earned Educational Leadership degrees from Cal State East Bay.

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The Hypnotic Grooves of the Sand Noise Device

Make Magazine; Goli Mohammadi; May 2, 2014

This article features the creative work of Cal State East Bay multimedia graduate students Jay Van Dyke, Devin Dominguez, Matt Roads, and James Saxon with their invention of the Sand Noise Device.

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Cal State East Bay set for commencement ceremonies June 13-14

By Barry Zepel

The university will honor undergraduate and post grad students of its four colleges as part of three ceremonies held during the two days.

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Kobernus keeps close watch on peregrine falcons at Devil’s Slide Trail

Half Moon Bay Review; Julia Reis; May 2, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus Patrick Kobernus, a wildlife biologist who earned his master's degree in ecology from the university in 1998.

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CSUEB's Brown crowned NCAA Div. II West Region Co-Champ for Women's Golf

By Steve Connolly

Linda Brown wins co-championship for NCAA Division II West Region. She is first Pioneer golfer to compete for a national title.

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Kelly Starnes having big year for Cal State East Bay baseball team

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; May 1, 2014

This sports column features Cal State East Bay outfielder and all around baseball star Kelly Starnes and prominently notes CSUEB women's softball player Chelsie Kakela, recently named Player of the Week by the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Kochan named CCAA Baseball Player of the Week

By Steve Connolly

Junior infielder Ryan Kochan was named CCAA Player of the Week after batting .467 during the Pioneers' four-game sweep of Cal State LA.

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Slyce Inc., Oculus Ventures Corp. announce proposed Amalgamation offering, listing of Visual Search Tech Co.

The Wall Street Journal; April 22, 2014

This Wall Street Journal article notes the board membership of Cal State East Bay alumnus Travis Reid, who earned his bachelor's degree from CSUEB's College of Business and Economics.

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Kakela caps off career with CCAA Player of the Week award

by Scott Chisholm

Cal State Eats Bay senior Cheslie Kakela was named CCAA Softball Player of the Week after the Pioneers won three out of four games against Chico State.

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Tony Nominees React - ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart is Crying with His Cat

Broadway World; April 29, 2014

This is among many articles to report that Cal State East Bay alumnus James Monroe Iglehart has been nominated for a Tony Award for his role in the Broadway hit musical "Aladdin."

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Are voters ready to alter Prop 13?

Los Angeles Business Journal; Scott Bridges; April 19, 2014

This article features current poling research conducted by Cal State East Bay sociology professor Carl Stempel about the 1978 landmark Proposition 13.

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CSUEB’s pre-professional health program prepares students to enter top health schools

Patch.com; April 28, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay’s Pre-Professional Health Academic Program equips students with the required knowledge in entrance and advanced science courses to competitively apply to health professional schools.

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Golden chance for Conners

Manteca Bulletin; James Burns; April 25, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay has recruited a top high school shortstop, Dakota Conners, to attend the university and play for the Pioneers baseball team starting with the 2014-15 academic year.

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Superintendent works to 'move the dial forward in public education'

Santa Cruz Sentinel; Andrew Lachman; April 11, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus Michael Watkins, who is superintendent of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education since 2007.

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Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Pleasanton Weekly; Jeb Bing; April 17, 2014

This article notes Cal State East Bay alumna Alma Ruth Gutierrez-Avalos, who with her husband Arnoldo, launched the Avalos Foundation last December as a private, family nonprofit with a focus on helping Latinos. Its primary mission is to provide financial support for students who lack the resources to succeed.

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Hmong Americans Struggling to Grasp Higher Ed Success

Diverse Issues in Higher Education; Lydia Lum; April 15, 2014

This article quotes a Cal State East Bay student of Hmong ethnic heritage on a vital suggestion for increasing the higher education participation by Hmong students.

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NLBM salutes inaugural 'Hall of Game' class

MLB.com News; Max Utsler; April 13, 2014

This article quotes Cal State East Bay alumnus Joe Morgan, a member of Baseball's Hall of Fame, discussing a paper he wrote on Jackie Robinson while Morgan was a CSUEB student. The article also reports that Morgan was being honored by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

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C.E. Smith Museum hosts 'The Woman with 1,000 Faces' exhibit through June 13

By Barry Zepel

"The Woman with 1,000 Faces: From Mythic Matriarch to Modern Mystique," is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily until commencement weekend.

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AAUP Officers Win Elections That Focused on Their Union Emphasis

Chronicle of Higher Education; Peter Schmidt; April 18, 2014

This article reports that Hank Reichman, professor emeritus of history for Cal State East Bay, has been easily elected first vice president of the American Association of University Professors, taking 60 percent of the membership vote.

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Katie Knipp's Chickapalooza festival honors a friend—and benefits cystic fibrosis research

Sacramento News & Review; Janelle Bitker; April 17, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay music alumna Katie Knipp, who is hosting a music festival in Sacramento to benefit Cystic Fibrosis research.

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Brownell will swim for Cal State East Bay

Coos Bay 'The World'; John Guther; April 18, 2014

This article reports on the signing to national letter of intent by Coos Bay swimmer Shaylyn Brownell to attend and swim for Cal State East Bay starting in 2014-15 academic year.

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Prop. 13 poll: Nearly half of voters open to changing it

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Jessica Calefati; April 17, 2014

This article quotes Cal State East Bay sociology professor Carl Stempel about a recent poll about the public's current perspective on Proposition 13.

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Cantu drops 'interim' from title

The Reporter (of Vacaville); April 18, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Emily Cantu, who earned her bachelor's degree in sociology from CSUEB, has been named housing department director for the city of Vacaville.

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CSUEB Students Help Nonprofits With Social Media

By Fred Sandsmark '83

Students from the university's MBA program have gained valuable professional experience while helping local nonprofits enhance their social media presence.

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Small College Noteboook: CSUEB Baseball & Women's Softball

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; April 17, 2014

This Bay Area News Group column puts the spotlight on Cal State East Bay baseball player Kelly Starnes and softball player Kelsey LaVaute.

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California Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett holds discussion with students at Cal State East Bay

By CSUEB Office of University Communications

The CSUEB campus community meet with State Sen. Corbett to discuss campus safety. She spoke about legislation she is sponsoring in this area.

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From Belarus and basketball

Lompoc Record; Janene Scully; April 3, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumna Ellen Porshneva, who earned her MBA as CSUEB and now works as a buyer at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

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Voters support changes to Prop 13, according to Cal State East Bay faculty research

By Barry Zepel

The survey found a majority do not approve of major parts of the landmark tax initiative of 1978 that reduced taxes for the state’s homeowners and business property owners, while limiting future increases.

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Bayer USA Foundation Awards $600,000 to Cal State East Bay for STEM Education

PR NewsWire, Reuters News & Other Media Outlets; April 10, 2014

This article, carried by multiple media outlets, reports on the donation by Bayer USA Foundation, to CSUEB's Institute for STEM Education.

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STEM Career Awareness hosted by CSUEB, Bayer for East Bay high school students

STEM companies in the East Bay’s innovation corridor opened their doors to students to showcase science-related jobs they can pursue.

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Novato's Beaty sets example in and out of the pool

Marin Independent Journal; Ed Yevelev; April 13, 2014

This article reports that outstanding prep swimmer Claire Beaty has accepted a scholarship to attend Cal State East Bay and compete for the university's swimming team starting this fall.

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CSUEB offers STEM Career Awareness Day April 11 for East Bay high school students

Market Watch.com, BusinessWire & Other Media Outlets; April 11, 2014

Cal State East Bay's Institute for STEM Education has organized this event to promote careers in science, technology, engineering and math for the region's high school students with support from Bayer.

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Bayer USA Foundation Awards $600,000 to Cal State East Bay for STEM Education

This donation by the Bayer Foundation supports East Bay area STEM education and the outreach efforts of CSUEB's STEM Institute.

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Ron Paul defines 'liberty' at Cal State East Bay

Bay Area News Group; Josh Richman; April 10, 2014

This article reports on the speech of former presidential candidate and Congressman Ron Paul at Cal State East Bay's University Theatre on April 9.

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KTVU covers rally on Cal State East Bay campus in support of additional funding for CSU

KTVU Channel 2 News; April 3, 2014

Watch TV news coverage of a rally on the Cal State East Bay campus that was in support of increased funding for all CSU campuses from Gov. Jerry Brown and the state legislature.

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Phil Matier: Despite Tuition Freeze, CSU, UC Students May Pay More With New Fees

KCBS All-News Radio; Phil Matier; April 7, 2014

This reports about Student Success Fees at various Cal State campuses and notes that Cal State East Bay's fees are among the lowest in the system.

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San Jose State, other California campuses raising fees despite tuition freeze

Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; April 7, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay kept its Academic Success fee well below what the CSU Office of the Chancellor had authorized. Susan Opp, CSUEB's associate vice president for Academic Affairs, is quoted.

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Bay Area superintendent continues to have job satisfaction even after 30 years in the field

KPIX-5 (CBS News) & KCBS Radio; April 7, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus Matt Smith, who is superintendent of Mare Island Technology Academy in Vallejo.

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NBC Bay Area reports that former Presidential candidate will speak at CSUEB

NBC Bay Area; Diane Dwyer; April 6, 2014

Watch the TV news report here, as it aired on NBC Bay Area News (KNTV) on Sunday evening, April 6.

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CSUEB to launch new women’s studies online degree completion program this fall

By Erin Merdinger

Geared towards working adults, the program is designed to acquaint students with feminist scholarship on women, gender, sexuality, and more.

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Newlyweds inspire support of CSUEB scholarships

By Barry Zepel and Kimberly Legocki

When Professor Eileen Barrett married Elissa Dennis, they wanted all gifts to go towards a scholarship fund for students from Oakland public schools.

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McGlory's record-setting triple jump earns CCAA Athlete of the Week honors

By Steve Connolly

CSUEB senior Lauren McGlory was named CCAA Female Track & Field Athlete of the week after breaking school record in the triple jump.

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Hayward's school experiment: 'Cradle to college' guidance

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; April 4, 2014

This article reports in depth on the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative, the grant for which is managed by Cal State East Bay with other community partners.

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Cal State East Bay officials honored at U.S. Commercial Service event

Various News Media Outlets; April 3, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay Associate Vice President Brian Cook and Ray Wallace, executive director for International Programs, were recognized for their achievements internationally.

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CSUEB swim team racks up All-America awards at NCAA championships

By Scott Chisholm

The Pioneer swim team placed 15th in the nation at the NCAA Division II championships as four swimmers became first-team All-Americans.

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Cal State East Bay softball team sweeps CCAA 'pitcher' and 'player' of week awards

By Scott Chisholm

CSUEB softball newcomers Emily Perlich and Jaynie MacDonald were selected for the conference honors for the past week.

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Pioneer Pride Weekend to celebrate athletes banquet, Hall of Fame induction, Golf Classic

By Steve Connolly

Cal State East Bay is closing out the 2013-14 athletics season with an entire weekend devoted to celebrating Pioneer Pride.

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Laura Held named to head Cardinal Newman High School

Sonoma Index-Tribune; Lorna Sheridan; April 1, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumna Laura Held has been appointed to oversee Cardinal Newman High School in Sonoma County.

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Concord career fair April 11 to focus on veterans, professionals

Bay Area News Group; Trine Gallegos; April 2, 2014

This article reports about an upcoming career fair being held at Cal State East Bay's Concord campus.

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Ron Paul scheduled to speak in Hayward, San Francisco

Bay Area News Group (SJ Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, etc.); Josh Richman; March 29, 2014

This article reports that the longtime Congressman and former Presidential candidate will be speaking April 9 on the Hayward campus of CSUEB.

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Social Media: How to Participate in a Safe and Sane Manner

Patch.com; Isabel Lau; March 31, 2014

This article reports that Kimberly Legocki, who teaches "Social Media" studies for Cal State East Bay's College of Business and Economics, will be leading a public forum on the topic at the San Ramon Library on Saturday, April 5.

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Oyer Lecture, CSD Student Awards Presented April 3

Varioius Media Outlets; March 28, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Nidhi Mahendra, chair of the university's Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, will be speaking in two sessions at Michigan State University.

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Congressman Swalwell to speak to Cal State East Bay business students May 12

By Stephen Andrews

Eric Swalwell will speak about “Immigration and High Tech Workers, the Economy and Jobs, and Campaign Finance" to students in two management courses.

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Bay Area Career Fair set for April 11 in Concord

Bay Area News Group; Judith Prieve; March 28, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Concord campus is hosting the career fair.

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Congress believes: Spy on thee, but not me

San Francisco Chronicle; Ron Paul; March 27, 2014

This Op-Ed article by Ron Paul is posted here because it notes that Paul will be speaking on the Hayward campus of Cal State East Bay April 9.

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Oakland mentor pushes for charter boarding school

San Francisco Chronicle; Carolyn Jones; March 26, 2014

This article notes that Cal State East Bay provides student tutors to assist an Oakland education mentor program for disadvantaged students.

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Carskreen a new, innovative technology start up

Various media outlets & wire services; March 26, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus Brian Goemmer, who is president of a Seattle company described in this article. He earned his MBA from CSUEB.

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Why The Best Advertising Opportunities Are Now Off Facebook

Adotas News Web site; Ted Dhanik; Feb. 28, 2014

This article was written by Cal State East Bay alumnus Ted Dhanik, who earned his bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing from the university. Dhanik has worked in business development and sales for a number of companies.

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West New York resident to play the Genie in new 'Aladdin' musical

Bergen Daily Record; Robert Feldberg; Feb. 24, 2014

Cal State East Bay alumnus James Monroe Iglehart has been receiving lots of publicity for his starring performance on Broadway in Aladdin musical.

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Disney Studios executive Michael Jedlicka '85 to address Honors Convocation May 17

By Barry Zepel

The individual scholastic achievements of 278 graduating students and 25 Honors Program grads will be recognized at the Saturday ceremony.

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In Focus This Week If you provide it, they still might not come

ElectionLine Weekly; M. Mindy Moretti; March 20, 2014

This article reports how Elizabeth Bergman, Cal State East Bay assistant professor of political science, Elizabeth Bergman an assistant professor in political science at Cal State, East Bay, partnered with Marin County's registrar of voters to survey the county’s disabled voters to find out how they preferred to vote.

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'James and the Giant Peach' to be performed in April in CSUEB's University Theatre

Bay Area News Group; Pat Craig; March 20, 2014

This article reports that the University Theatre, on Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus, will be the site of performances of Roald Dahl fantasy adventure for children April 4-6. Dawn Monique Williams, a 2003 graduate of CSUEB, will be the show's director.

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Critically acclaimed ‘Tongues/Gather’ on stage at CSUEB University Theatre May 9-11

By Barry Zepel and Belgica Rodriguez

The show brings together dance and musical forms from the diverse backgrounds of the 40-person Inclusive Interdisciplinary Ensemble.

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: The Genie of Broadway's Aladdin, James Monroe Iglehart

Playbill Magazine; Matthew Blank; March 19, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus James Monroe Iglehart, who is an established actor of the theatre and is currently performing on Broadway.

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THE Q 'n A: Referee Kenny Bayless

''The Sweet Science' News Website; Raymond Markarian; March 18, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumnus Kenny Bayless, who is considered one of the outstanding referees in the sport of professional boxing.

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Academics can now 'study zombies seriously'

United Press International news wire; March 4, 2014

This article notes and quotes Christopher Moreman, Cal State East Bay faculty member and chair of the Philosophy Department. It was distributed nationally by the United Press International news wire service.

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Checchi Named VP at MOL America

Marine News Magazine; Eric Haun; March 14, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Michael Checchi, a graduate of the College of Business and Economics, has a new job as head of operations for MOL America, Inc.

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California's drought in the big, big picture

PIQUE News Magazine; Allen Best; March 13, 2014

This article includes extensive quotes from Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Scott Stine, who also is a paleoclimatologist and teaches environmental studies.

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Rising college costs: Poorer families bear greatest burden

Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; March 13, 2014

Cal State East Bay is mentioned in this article about the rising costs of a college education and how it affects the poor.

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CSUEB religious studies professor Chris Moreman quoted about Christian organization

VICE News Web site; Mike Pearl; March 13, 2014

Christopher Moreman, chair of Cal State East Bay's Philosophy Department and professor of religious studies, was interviewed extensively for this article.

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Hayward Promise Neighborhood’s 'Project 2 Inspire' program celebrates graduates

By Lauren Pitcher

"Project 2 Inspire" is one of many programs offered through HPN to families who live in Hayward's Jackson Triangle neighborhood.

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Two-time conference champion Caitlin DeNise leads Pioneers to NCAA Swim Nationals

By Scott Chisholm

Cal State East Bay swim team is sending six members to NCAA Division II Nationals following Pacific Coast Swim Conference season.

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Hayward Leaders Receive Catalytic Funds for Next Five Years

San Francisco Foundation News; March 3, 2014

This article reports that the San Francisco Foundation has recognized the work of the Hayward Promise Neighborhood partnership, led by Cal State East Bay.

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Survey: Disabled like vote-by-mail program

Marin Independent-Journal; Nels Johnson; March 11, 2014

This is a second article, first by the Marin Independent-Journal, about Cal State East Bay political science professor Elizabeth Bergman about her voter research in Marin County.

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Renowned History educator Wineburg to address CSUEB’s 10th annual History Speaker program

By Barry Zepel

The study of history with the advent of the Internet will be the focus of Stanford professor Sam Wineburg's lecture May 28.

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Local digest: Ron Rivera, Darrin Nelson among 81 nominees for the College Football Hall of Fame

Bay Area News Group; March 7, 2014

This article reports that two former coaches with connections to Cal State East Bay are among the nominees for induction in the College Football Hall of Fame. They are former Pioneers head coach Darryl Rogers and former assistant coach Mike Bellotti, who also earned his master's at CSUEB.

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Three Pioneer women's basketball players earn all-conference honors

By Scott Chisholm

It's the first time that many CSUEB women's basketball players have won All-California Collegiate Athletic Association honors in one season.

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CSUEB water polo's Marina Nation named WWPA Player of the Week

By Steve Connolly

The junior goalkeeper was named Western Water Polo Association's top player after notching 50 saves and leading her team to two wins.

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CSUEB's pop culture expert Christopher Moreman interviewed on WILS radio

WILS Radio; March 4, 2014

Listen to radio interview of Christopher Moreman broadcast by Michigan station on the rise in popularity of study programs on college campuses programs devoted to Zombies.

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Concord Naval Weapons Station development plans moving ahead

Contra Costa Times & Bay Area News Group; Lisa P. White; March 6, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay has dropped plans to build a new campus on the land of the former Concord Naval Weapons Station.

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Survey: Strong Turnout by Voters with Disabilities

Patch.com; Renee Schiavone; March 5, 2014

This article reports on Cal State East Bay Political Science Professor Elizabeth Bergman, who conducted important election-voter survey and research work on elections conducted in Marin County.

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KCBS News Radio reports on CSUEB's Student Success Fee A2E2

KCBS All-News Radio; Holly Quan; March 4, 2014

Listen to this KCBS Radio report, for which Susan Opp, Cal State East Bay's associate vice president for Academic Programs and Graduate Studies, was interviewed by KCBS News Radio reporter Holly Quan. about the university's Student Success Fee.

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East Bay Singers, conducted by Buddy James, to perform March 8 at Old Mission San Jose

By Barry Zepel

The 8 p.m. concert -- "You Are the Angel Glow" -- will feature jazz works as well as spirituals and will take place at the historic facility in Fremont.

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Zombie Studies Gain Ground on College Campuses

The Wall Street Journal; Erica E. Phillips; March 4, 2014

Christopher Moreman, Cal State East Bay professor, chair of the Philosophy Department, and a noted pop culture expert, was prominently quoted by the Wall Street Journal for this article.

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More Cal State campuses are considering 'student success fees'

Los Angeles Times; Carla Rivera; March 3, 2014

Cal State East Bay is prominently mentioned in this article about student success fees. Some CSU campuses are considering the added fee, while others, like CSUEB, already has it.

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California State University System Makes Recruitment, Retention of Students of Color a Priority

Diverse Issues in Higher Education; Jamal E. Mazyck; Feb. 27, 2014

Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita is quoted in this article about the California State University system's efforts in recruitment and retention of students of color.

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Hayward schools go beyond test scores, focus on success

Bay Area News Group; Rebecca Parr; March 4, 2014

Cal State East Bay is prominently mentioned in this article about how the Hayward Unified School District is focused on successfully preparing its students so they can qualify to attend universities, including CSUEB.

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SF poet laureate to speak in CSUEB’s Distinguished Writers Series April 28

By Barry Zepel

Alejandro Murguia will read from his recent writings and be joined by the top three winners of the Helen DeClercq Poetry Prize

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Noted movie production designer, CSUEB alumnus returning to campus April 24-26

By Barry Zepel

Scott Chambliss '85, production designer for some of the biggest motion pictures of recent years, will talk about his career and the industry.

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Medical billing and coding certificate program starts March 24

Patch.com; March 1, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay will be hosting a certificate instruction program in medical billing for persons wishing to enter that industry.

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Puente students to unveil Tennyson mural

Bay Area News Group & SJ Mercury News; Rebecca Parr; Feb. 28, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay art students Maribel Wigon and Sonny Tan served as mentors to Puente students of Tennyson High School related to a mural as part of the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative.

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Elevation Mapping: Pro-Social Compassion Maps

Huffington Post; Daniel E. Martin; Feb. 18, 2014

Daniel E. Martin, associate professor of management in Cal State East Bay's College of Business and Economics, has written an article on "compassion mapping." Martin also is a visiting associate professor at Stanford University.

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Pioneers poised for playoffs

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Feb. 27, 2014

This sports column reports on the latest success of Cal State East Bay's women's basketball team as they appear poised to make their first postseason playoff appearance in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament.

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THEATER: Talent You Won’t Forget

New York Times; Felicia R. Lee; Feb. 20, 2014

This New York Times article features Cal State East Bay alumnus James Iglehart among four highly-regarded thespians, as he prepares for a new part in a Broadway show.

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Milpitas principal announces retirement, after six years in position

Bay Area News Group; Aliyah Mohammed; Feb. 27, 2014

This article reports that Ken Schlaff will retire as principal of Milpitas High School and hopes to teach educational leadership courses at Cal State East Bay.

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Philanthropic Leader Judy Belk Appointed President and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation

California Wellness Foundation News; Feb. 25, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's 1999 Distinguished Alumna of the Year, Judy Belk, has been named to head the prominent nonprofit health organization.

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CSUEB's Brianna Terrance voted CCAA Women's Basketball Player of Week

By Scott Chisholm

Terrance was recognized by the California Collegiate Athletic Association after scoring the 1,000th point of her Pioneer cage career last weekend.

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Joint Choral Performance Skyped

Pretoria News; Feb. 25, 2014

This article reports on a joint global concert through Skype between Cal State East Bay's Aphasia Treatment Program and the University of Pretoria (South Africa) Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology held late in 2013. CSUEB's Aphasia Tones singing group performed in representing CSUEB.

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Cal State East Bay Program Offers Course In Professional Wedding Planning

KPIX-5 (CBS News); Julie Watts; Feb. 21, 2014

This TV news story features the Wedding Planner instructional program offered by Cal State East Bay through the University Extension division.

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Monterey County ag commissioner has little 'down time?'

Salinas Californian; Robert Walch; Feb. 24, 2014

This article is a feature about Cal State East Bay alumnus Eric Lauritzen, the agriculture commissioner for Monterey County. Lauritzen earned a master's degree in public administration from CSUEB in 1986.

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For Bay Area college students with full-time jobs, a new kind of night school

Bay Area News Group; Katy Murphy; Feb. 22, 2014

Cal State East Bay is noted in this article about evening college degree programs, such as PACE, being offered in the Bay Area. Donna Wiley, senior director of Academic Programs and Graduate Studies, was interviewed by the reporter.

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TV News Coverage of CSUEB & CSU Super Sunday churches outreach

KTVU Channel 2 News & KICU Channel 36; Feb. 16, 2014

Watch this TV news report that is among several that aired on KTVU Channel 2 and KICU-TV Channel 36 in the Bay Area about CSU Super Sunday led by CSUEB in Northern California.

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'Before Summer' illustrates growing up gay in Iowa

The Cedar Falls Northern Iowan; Riley Cosgrove; Feb. 7, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay professor emeritus of anthropology H. Arlo Nimmo, who has written a new book that was published in January. He is the author of 10 books.

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Tokay legend Rod Gaines will depart as an all-time Tiger

Lodi News-Sentinel; Mark Godi; Feb. 2, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Rod Gaines will be retiring after an impressive 34-year career as wrestling coach at Tokay High School

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Students choose a lifetime of music

ScotScoop News Web site; Sarah Schisla; Feb. 12, 2014

This article extensively quotes Cal State East Bay alumnus Lieven Smart about his music education at the university. Smart is the assistant instrumental music director at Carlmont High School in Belmont.

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Three Cal State East Bay alumni recognized for CSU's 'Working for California' campaign

By Barry Zepel

Tessie Guillermo ‘80, David Rinetti ’86, and Joe Morgan ’90, have been honored as part of their selection as part of the CSU's "Working for California."

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Get serious about drought

Eureka Times-Standard & Other NewsMedia Newspapers; Feb. 16, 2014

Using research and comments by Scott Stine, Cal State East Bay professor emeritus of geography and environmental studies, NewsMedia Newspapers and the Times-Standard of Eureka, Calif., wrote editorial about the drought.

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Just a drop in the bucket

Scranton Times-Tribune; Feb. 3, 2014

Scott Stine, Cal State East Bay's professor emeritus of geography and environmental studies, is quoted about for this article published in Pennsylvania about drought conditions in the Western United States.

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Scorned Oakland 'gentrifier' accepts the label but calls for truce

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Matt O'Brien; Feb. 13, 2014

Benjamin Bowser, Cal State East Bay sociology professor emeritus and noted expert on the city of Oakland and the East Bay region, is quoted in this article about Oakland.

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Top Contributors to CSU East Bay for 2013

San Francisco Business Times; Feb. 7, 2014

Read about the top contributors to Cal State East Bay for the 2013 calendar year and view a full page advertisement published in the same edition of the San Francisco Business Times.

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Hayward School gets new play structure

Bay Area News Group; Chris De Benedetti and Rebecca Parr; Feb. 7, 2014

This article reports in part on the volunteer contributions made by the Cal State East Bay campus community -- faculty and staff -- to refurbish and enhance playground facilities at Park Elementary School in Hayward, in part through the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative led by CSUEB.

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Kyle Carlson is San Lorenzo's Newest Village Homes Association Board Member

Patch.com; Michelle Clowser; Feb. 5, 2014

This article reports that Kyle Carlson, a current Cal State East Bay student majoring in Health Science Administration, has accepted a community leadership opportunity in San Lorenzo.

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CSUEB pitching ace Sean Becker wins 2 honors in leading Pioneers to early success

By Barry Zepel and Steve Connolly

The Pioneers successfully opened the 2014 baseball season behind hurler named "Pitcher of the Week" by the CCAA and collegiate baseball writers.

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Those aspiring to teach should attend ‘Day of Teacher’ at CSUEB’s Concord campus April 5

In addition to workshops that help attendees prepare for teaching careers, Contra Costa County "teachers of the year" and state assemblymember will speak.

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Ron Paul, former Presidential candidate, Congressman to speak at CSUEB on April 9

Paul's appearance on the Hayward campus is sponsored by The Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies and The Independent Institute.

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Cal State East Bay to host incoming students at Welcome Day 2014 April 26

By Barry Zepel

Welcome Day, for newly-admitted students and their families, will feature tours of the campus and sessions about financial aid, housing and student life.

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Former Broadway hit 'Avenue Q' at CSUEB's University Theatre through March 16

By Barry Zepel

The show is a coming-of-age parable, addressing and satirizing the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood. The final three performances are this weekend.

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CSUEB’s MESA Schools program to host next generation of scientists, mathematicians April 5

MESA event is designed to motivate education disadvantaged students to successfully pursue college-prep courses for careers in math and science.

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CA Drought Makes Great Political Theater, But What We Really Need is Action

KCET-TV News; Char Miller; Feb. 3, 2014

This article quotes Cal State East Bay professor emeritus Scott Stine, a paleoclimatologist and leading expert on the drought and the weather history of California.

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Longtime city finance director retiring: Brian Ponty has helped manage Redwood City’s money for 30 years

The Daily Journal; Michelle Durand; Feb. 3, 2014

This article reports on the retirement of Cal State East Bay alumnus Brian Ponty as Redwood City's finance director, having worked for that municipality for more than 30 years.

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California community colleges could offer bachelor's degrees

San Francisco Chronicle; Nanette Asimov; Feb. 3, 2014

Cal State East Bay is immediately referenced in this article that reports that demand for four-year degrees is so great at this and other CSU campuses that community colleges may be allowed to offer bachelor's in some high demand subject areas.

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Afghanistan-born Fremont man becomes first foreign civilian assisted by veterans group

San Jose Mercury News; Chris De Benedetti; Feb. 2, 2014

Cal State East Bay sociology professor Carl Stempel, an expert on the Afghan population in the United States, commented extensively in this article about an Fremont resident born in Afghanistan.

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City's teacher of year 'on a roll'

Contra Costa Times & Bay Area News Group; Jim Ott; Jan. 23, 2014

This column in the Pleasanton edition of the Contra Costa Times and Bay Area News Group publications features Cal State East Bay alumna Christie Carnahan, who was selected Pleasanton's "Teacher of the Year."

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Peninsula tech companies construct ‘cultures’ within unconventional offices

Peninsula Press; Maya Horowitz; Jan. 20, 2014

This article about how Silicon Valley tech businesses operate in the current economic climate extensively quotes Daniel Martin, Cal State East Bay associate professor of management from the College of Business and Economics.

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Taking Youth Softball & Baseball to the 'Next Level'

Patch.com; Dixie Jordan; Jan. 27, 2014

This article features Cal State East Bay alumna Trini Sanchez-Blumkin, who is a member of the university's Athletic Hall of Fame and the successful owner of Next Level Softball/Baseball Academy in Alameda.

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Pete Saco stepping down as Sac-Joaquin Section commissioner

Lodi News-Sentinel; Mark Godi; Jan. 17, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Pete Saco is leaving his high school sports commissionership in Central California after 21 years on the job.

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New Assessment Could Reduce Learning Disorder Misdiagnoses Among Bilingual Children

Multiple Media Outlets; Jan. 28, 2014

This article includes extensive comments by Kai Greene, a Cal State East Bay assistant professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, who made comments related to important research on learning disorders.

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Current California Drought Is Driest In State’s History; Scientists Fear ‘Megadroughts’ On Their Way

International Business Times; Philip Ross; Jan. 28, 2014

This article uses comments by Cal State East Bay paleoclimatologist Scott Stine, professor emeritus of environmental studies, in reporting on the latest information about drought conditions in California.

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13 rules for a kid-friendly wedding (or not)

CNN Living; Martha Stewart Editors; Jan. 11, 2014

This article on the CNN Living news Web site quotes advice by Cal State East Bay instructor Joyce Scardina Becker related to weddings. Scardina Becker who teaches "Wedding Planning" in the university's Division of Continuing and International Education.

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Dig This Community Service

Bay Area News Group and Hayward Daily Review; Dan Honda; Jan. 26, 2014

See photo story published by Bay Area News Group and the Hayward Daily Review as coverage of Cal State East Bay's "Day of Service" for the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative at Park Elementary School. Many CSUEB students and employees took part to help, where many students from the Jackson Triangle neighborhood attend class.

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California drought: Past dry periods have lasted more than 200 years, scientists say

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Paul Rogers; Jan. 26, 2014

Cal State East Bay's Scott Stine, professor emeritus of environmental studies and paleoclimatologist, is quoted extensively about drought conditions and history of droughts in this San Jose Mercury News article.

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BART officer shooting: Detective who killed partner was a 'by the book' careful cop, family says

Contra Costa Times and Bay Area News Group; Julia Prodis Sulek; Jan. 25, 2014

This article reports on the life difficulties for a CSUEB alumnus involved in the tragic BART Police shootings earlier in the week.

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ABC/KGO-TV News report on CSUEB's management of flu prevention on campus

ABC 7 News (KGO-TV); Jan. 23, 2014

View this news story here. It aired live during Channel 7's 6 p.m. newscast and describes some of the efforts by the university's Student Health Center to prevent a flu outbreak on campus.

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How corporations use politics to improve social responsibility images

SmartBusiness magazine; Jayne Gest; Dec. 19, 2013

Ekin Alakent, Cal State East Bay assistant professor of management in the College of Business and Economics, was interviewed for this article on how companies enhance their public images.

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Aphasia-Friendly Park Guide Wins RAISE Award

The ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) Leader; January 2014 edition

This article in the national publication of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association reports on CSUEB's Aphasia Treatment Program winning an award from the National Stroke Association.

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Musician Kate Campbell to joins music group REDSHIFT

Patch.com; Jan. 18, 2014

This article reports that Campbell is an 'artist in residence' at Cal State East Bay in addition to her upcoming work with REDSHIFT.

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CSUEB honors its record-setting women's basketball teams with alumnae reunion

By Steve Connolly

As the Pioneers' women's cage squad moved into first place in the CCAA, the roster of players from a decade ago were also honored as part of the annual alumnae reunion.

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Paralegal Studies info meetings to be held on Jan. 30 and Feb. 6, 13

Patch.com; Jan. 10, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's Division of Continuing and International Education will host several information sessions on the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program in late January and early February.

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What’s your retirement number?

The Buffalo News; Jan. 13, 2014

In this article offering advice regarding retirement, Cal State East Bay alumnus Don Blandin is quoted. Blandin is president and chief executive of the Investor Protection Trust.

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Cal State East Bay to welcome six to 2014 Hall of Fame induction class

By Steve Connolly

The new Hall class includes four former student-athletes and a pair of former coaches who will be honored at the May 18 banquet on campus.

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STEM Career Awareness Day April 11 for East Bay high school students

Bayer and Cal State East Bay STEM Institute unite to showcase science, technology, engineering and math careers for region's students.

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Joe Morgan still has a lot to offer baseball

Los Angeles Times; Bill Dwyre; Jan. 14, 2014

Read this feature article about Cal State East Bay '90 alumnus Joe Morgan, a Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, who remains involved in the game through his old team, the Cincinnati Reds.

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University Art Gallery to host the works of 15 BFA students through Feb. 13

By Barry Zepel

The exhibition opens with reception 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 14. Admission is free and the public is invited. Gallery is open Monday through Thursday 12-4 p.m.

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San Jose: Homicides top 40 for third straight year

San Jose Mercury News & Bay Area News Group; Robert Salonga & Mark Emmons; Jan. 3, 2014

For this article about the crime rate in San Jose, Cal State East Bay Criminal Justice Administration Department chair Dawna Komorosky is prominently quoted in providing her expertise on the subject.

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CSUEB to host Bay Area Regional Science Olympiad March 15

By Barry Zepel

More than 1,100 budding young scientists from the Bay Area and other parts of Northern California will participate in day-long event on Saturday at Hayward Campus.

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COLLEGE SPORTS COLUMN: CSUEB Basketball Report

Bay Area News Group; Matt Schwab; Jan. 9, 2014

This sports article reports on the progress of Cal State East Bay's men's and women's basketball teams, including conference "Player of the Week" honor for Danielle Peacon.

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Forty-Nine Business Schools Extend Their AACSB Accreditation in Business or Accounting

Yahoo News and other media outlets; Dec. 19, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay's College of Business and Economics has had its accreditation extended for five years by the AACSB, the official accrediting organization for business schools.

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Trumpeters McFadden, Olmos to perform with CSUEB Jazz Orchestra at Yoshi's March 10

By Barry Zepel

Popular jazz musicians Marvin McFadden and Mike Olmos will perform as part of benefit for the CSUEB Music Department Scholarship Fund.

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CSUEB paralegal students celebrate at annual graduation ceremony

Patch.com; Dec. 20, 2013

This article reports on the latest 40 graduates of Cal State East Bay's Paralegal Studies Certificate program, overseen by the university's Division of Continuing and International Education.

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‘Emerging Artists Exhibition’ open through April 10 at CSUEB’s University Art Gallery

By Barry Zepel

The juried exhibition features artworks by select students from a number of Bay area universities and colleges.

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Fireable Tweets

Inside Higher Ed; Scott Jaschik; Dec. 19, 2013

In this commentary written by the editor of the publication, INSIDE HIGHER ED, Cal State East Bay professor emeritus of History Henry Reichman is quoted extensively on "academic freedom." Reichman is chair of the Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure for the American Association of University Professors.

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Community invited to participate in 'Week of Inclusive Excellence'

By Barry Zepel

During the week of Feb. 17-21, CSUEB will host a series of programs and activities on diversity for students, faculty and staff on the Hayward Campus.

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Recreation’s reservations desk has a new face

Rossmoor News; Wilma Murray; Dec. 24, 2013

This article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Ryan Cerezo has a new job in an area that relates directly to his recreation studies at the university.

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City of Fremont: Math for Adults

Bay Area News Group-Fremont Argus; Jan. 3, 2014

This article reports that Cal State East Bay staff member Vanessa Mason will be teaching a math class for adults in the City of Fremont.

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East Bay flavor to Nuggets coaching staff

Bay Area News Group-SJ Mercury News; Matt Schwab; Dec. 24, 2013

This feature article reports that Cal State East Bay alumnus Chris Farr is in his first year as an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association.

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Union City leads charge among East Bay cities to restrict e-cigarettes, vapor lounges

Bay Area News Group; Chris De Benedetti and Rebecca Parr; Dec. 21, 2013

As part of this article, Bay Area News Group newspapers reported about restrictions of e-cigarette usage at Cal State East Bay as well as other universities and public institutions in the region.

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CSUEB’s College of Business & Economics maintains accreditation through 2018/2019

By Barry Zepel

The accreditation is for five years, maintaining a stretch of 40 consecutive years that the college has been accredited, dating back to 1973.

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CSUEB's Hayward Campus to host Education Summit 2014 on March 8

By Barry Zepel

This annual community outreach is to first generation, African American, Latino, Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander young people.

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CSUEB's 'Week of Inclusive Excellence' continues with series of campus events, programs

The community is invited to take part in continuance of week-long programs celebrating Cal State East Bay's campus-wide diversity.

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CSUEB women's basketball player Danielle Peacon named conference 'Player of Week'

She averaged 16.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, four assists, and two blocked shots per game in two victories for the Pioneers' women's team.

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Cal State East Bay to celebrate Homecoming Jan. 21-25

By Barry Zepel

The celebration theme is “Rise of the Red and Black,” as CSUEB welcomes alumni and seeks to inspire university pride for current students.

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Acclaimed author Peter Orner to speak Feb. 6 in CSUEB’s Distinguished Writers Series

By Barry Zepel

The novelist and short story writer will discuss and read from his latest works, in addition to answering questions and signing books.

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Cal State East Bay leads outreach to Northern Calif. African American churches this Sunday

By Barry Zepel

For the 9th straight year, CSUEB and the CSU will sponsor Super Sunday, with representatives, including President Leroy M. Morishita, touting higher education benefits.

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CSUEB’s Project SSOS, helping AAPI student success, to host Tuesday open house

By Barry Zepel

Project SSOS program offers AAPI students free services such as tutoring, mentoring, academic workshops, scholarships and leadership courses.

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