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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
California State University, East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities.
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.
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.
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 achieved a rank of 47 in the Affordable Colleges Foundation’s 2014-15 Best Online Colleges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cal State East Bay has made a list of 50 universities offering the best human-centered design and engineering degree programs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TEMBA Alumni Reunion sees pledges of up to $225,000 for Student Scholarships
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.
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).
University creates world’s largest yearbook and offers student scholarships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
View the 2014 Commencement Ceremonies Photography and Video Galleries here.
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.
Pioneer Women's Swimming finds the depth to push against the pain, the distance and the clock.
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.
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.
By Barry Zepel
Alumnae Luanne Rotticci and Liza Jane MacNaughton founded the “Save Our Students” (SOS) scholarship fund to help more CSUEB students graduate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
During his acceptance, James Monroe Iglehart thanked former CSUEB Theatre Department staff member Celestine Ranney-Howes for keeping him in college.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Barry Zepel
Michael Jedlicka '85 advises honors students to "consume knowledge at every opportunity" and to "collaborate, be ethical, and work with others.”
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.
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.
The annual award honors a faculty member for teaching, research and service to California State University, East Bay.
The Scholarships represented gifts from businesses and professional organizations, as well as donations from individuals.
By Barry Zepel
The issue — now available online — focuses on the "trials, triumphs and transformations of Pioneer Athletics."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Patch.com; May 13, 2014
Students can choose from program options in Finance, Supply Chain Management, Corporate Management and Operations and Enterprise Resource Management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Steve Connolly
Starnes, Cal State East Bay's junior centerfielder, earned California Collegiate Athletic Association recognition for week of April 28-May 4.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
STEM companies in the East Bay’s innovation corridor opened their doors to students to showcase science-related jobs they can pursue.
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.
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.
This donation by the Bayer Foundation supports East Bay area STEM education and the outreach efforts of CSUEB's STEM Institute.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Erin Merdinger
Geared towards working adults, the program is designed to acquaint students with feminist scholarship on women, gender, sexuality, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Scott Chisholm
CSUEB softball newcomers Emily Perlich and Jaynie MacDonald were selected for the conference honors for the past week.
By Steve Connolly
Cal State East Bay is closing out the 2013-14 athletics season with an entire weekend devoted to celebrating Pioneer Pride.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Barry Zepel
The individual scholastic achievements of 278 graduating students and 25 Honors Program grads will be recognized at the Saturday ceremony.
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.
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.
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.
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.
''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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Lauren Pitcher
"Project 2 Inspire" is one of many programs offered through HPN to families who live in Hayward's Jackson Triangle neighborhood.
By Scott Chisholm
Cal State East Bay swim team is sending six members to NCAA Division II Nationals following Pacific Coast Swim Conference season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In addition to workshops that help attendees prepare for teaching careers, Contra Costa County "teachers of the year" and state assemblymember will speak.
Paul's appearance on the Hayward campus is sponsored by The Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies and The Independent Institute.
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.
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.
MESA event is designed to motivate education disadvantaged students to successfully pursue college-prep courses for careers in math and science.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bayer and Cal State East Bay STEM Institute unite to showcase science, technology, engineering and math careers for region's students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Barry Zepel
Popular jazz musicians Marvin McFadden and Mike Olmos will perform as part of benefit for the CSUEB Music Department Scholarship Fund.
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.
By Barry Zepel
The juried exhibition features artworks by select students from a number of Bay area universities and colleges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Barry Zepel
This annual community outreach is to first generation, African American, Latino, Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander young people.
The community is invited to take part in continuance of week-long programs celebrating Cal State East Bay's campus-wide diversity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Barry Zepel
Project SSOS program offers AAPI students free services such as tutoring, mentoring, academic workshops, scholarships and leadership courses.