50 Years 50 Stories

About the Stories

Learn about exceptional individuals, historic milestones, memorable events and impactful programs that supported CBE's upward mobility and the world around us. These are stories that have shaped who we are today and compel us to continue going further. 

Meet the Firms

Networking Through the Pandemic

Meet the Firms
activism through art

Student Lauren Daniels shares how her work speaks to justice and equity.

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Opening a Pathway to Policy

Alumna Deborah Evans shares how her leadership experience at Cal State Hayward paved the way to pursue several graduate degrees and public service.

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making amends

Cal State East Bay student graduates six years free from addiction, years of challenges

Making Amends
agent of change

A call for alumni to get involved.

See Jordan's Story
Joel Keynor

Cal State East Bay alumnus launches Tresle, an online platform for businesses and the people looking to buy them

See Joel's Story

Cal State East Bay alumna, granddaughter of Tibetan refugees, secures job at ‘Big 4’ accounting firm

See Tsephel's Story
Delta Electronics CEO

MBA students visit Taipei, meet CSUEB alumnus, Delta Electronics CEO

How to Build a Legacy
Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi Zeta Tau Wins the 2020 Outstanding Service Award and the Outstanding Professional Activities Award

Outstanding Service Awards

Cal State East Bay alumnus Amer Orabi turns desire to reduce plastic waste into thriving business

Drink This Not That
ignite the hustle

Cal State East Bay graduate shares the story of the birth of his daughter and his career.

Ignite the Hustle
Jumpstart Weekend

Skills in Listening, Communicating, and Connecting with Others are Developed through Jumpstart Weekend

Jumpstart Weekend

TEMBA Alumni Get Involved

Paying it Forward
Alumnus Nigel Winsor challenges Delta Sigma Pi fraternity brothers to create new endowed scholarship

Alumnus Nigel Winsor challenges Delta Sigma Pi fraternity brothers to create new endowed scholarship

See Nigel's Challenge
Jagdish Agrawal and TEMBA Program

Jagdish Agrawal, former Dean of the College of Business and Economics on the Innovative Transnational Executive MBA Program (TEMBA)

Learning Outside the Box
Mike Coke

Alumni Mike and Shirley Coke Donate $100,000 of Stock to Launch Student Investment Fund

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MBA students compete in semi-finals for the Venture Capital Investment Competition

David vs Goliath
Sandy Love

Hayward Romance in the 1960s Leads to a New Student Scholarship

Love Prevails
Smith Center

The Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies Hosts Pitch Day

Smith Center
women in leadership

Empowering a New Generation of Female Leaders

Women in Leadership
Jay Tontz

A Legacy of Innovation

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CBE International Program

A look back at CBE's International Program in Moscow

Doing Business with Russia
Daniel Alvarado

Cal State East Bay graduate pushed himself toward success in and out of classroom

The Result of Resiliency

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