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4 p.m. • Learn how to make the best decision that fits your life when accepting a new job offer. Figure out how much you are being paid once you factor in all the benefits and learn how much you should allocate to your retirement.
12:15 p.m. • Join us in community with Pua Case, an activist and Hawaiian culturalist, as we discuss the ongoing struggle to preserve Mauna Kea and other sacred sites of Hawaii. Aunty Pua is at the forefront of the fight to halt the construction and destruction of Mauna Kea. Hosted by: CSUEB Diversity and Inclusion Student Center.
5 p.m. PT • Join us for a game of lotería– a traditional Mexican card game! Practice your Spanish or learn some along the way. Similar to bingo, you must locate the matching pictogram of the card on your board. Winners will win a Forever Pioneer T-Shirt!
5:30 p.m. PT • Join us for a Pioneer alumni-exclusive opportunity to meet winemaker Kevin Luther from Voluptuary Winery, all while getting to taste 5 of their wines in either 2oz or 4oz taster bottles delivered right to your home.
12 p.m. PT • Learn from our innovative Pioneer Alumni what their experiences were in creating their own businesses and developing social innovations that are changing life in the East Bay and the world! We will be joined by alumnus Jericho Apo, the Director of Digital Strategy at Story of Stuff to talk about the work they are doing to document and change the lifecycle of material goods.
5:45 p.m. PT • Learn from our innovative Pioneer Alumni what their experiences were in creating their own businesses and developing social innovations that are changing life in the East Bay and the world! We will be joined by alumnus Amer Orabi, the COO & Co-Founder of PATHWATER, a bottled water company that provides the first 100% reusable, recyclable bottled water in a sturdy aluminum bottle.
4:30 p.m. PT • The pandemic has taken a toll on our mental health. But did you know there are simple activities you can do to improve your happiness? Dr. Layous will cover the psychology of happiness and share methods to lead a happier life. Presented by: Dr. Kristin Layous, Assistant Professor of Psychology
4 p.m. PT • The Financial Literacy series is led by industry experts to help alumni understand and effectively use various financial skills around budgeting, investing and financial management. The goals are to assist alumni to improve their ability to plan for important financial decisions and milestones; and increase financial independence.
4 p.m. PT • T Join the Alumni Association for our final Fireside Chat with President Sandeen to discuss what the future holds for alumni at Cal State East Bay.
5 p.m. PT • Need a mental health break? Test your trivia knowledge by joining us on every other Thursday for Pioneer Game Night.
7 p.m. PT • Karen Colonias (MBA ’88) has been named an independent director to the board of directors at Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., a prominent metals service center company in North America. Colonias began her career as a civil engineer in 1984 at Simpson Manufacturing Co., where she went on to become CFO and is currently CEO and president. Hosted by College of Business & Economics.
5:30 p.m. PT • May 25th is National Wine Day! What better way to celebrate than by joining us for a Pioneer alumni-exclusive opportunity to taste 5 wines delivered to your doorstep from Voluptuary Winery, located in Sacramento, CA.