The Impact of Giving

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HOST Labs Benefit From Amgen Grant

The Cal State East Bay HOST Labs, which provide pre-service teacher educational opportunities, benefit from a grant distributed by Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. Read More

The Hanssons

Hansson Fund Creates New Student Opportunities

Fred Hansson and his wife, Pam, created the Hansson Adventure, Research, and Travel Fund in Anthropology, Geography, and Environmental Studies (AGES) to help students pursue an academic goal beyond degree attainment. Read More

Emily Lowe Brizendine

Scholarship Spotlight: Emily Lowe Brizendine's Gift to CRECE Inspired By Her Mother

Emily Lowe Brizendine’s mother, Ruth, spent her life helping those who needed it most. Her mother’s generous spirit and belief in the importance of education is what inspired Brizendine to make a $26,250 gift to Cal State East Bay’s Center for Research, Equity and Community Engagement (CRECE). Read More

Richard Juarez

Scholarship Spotlight: Richard A. Juarez Excellence in Finance

The scholarship will be awarded to a first-generation Cal State East Bay student majoring in Finance, who is also involved with supporting the Hispanic, Latinx, or Chicanx communities Read More

Marilyn Silva

Scholarship Spotlight: Jennifer Marie Stramaglia Memorial Friends of the Arts Scholarship in Creative Writing

Dr. Marilyn N. Silva established the Jennifer Marie Stramaglia Memorial Friends of the Arts Scholarship in Creative Writing this year to recognize and support outstanding creative writing students. Read More

Tyehimba Jelani

Volunteer Spotlight: Tyehimba Jelani

Since his graduation from Cal State East Bay, Tyehimba Jelani (B.S. ’94, Business and Economics) has shared his time and talent working as a volunteer for both alumni and students. Read More

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Planned Gifts Benefit Cal State East Bay Students

Planned gifts allow alumni and friends to leave a legacy for generations of future students. Alumna Virgina Foote Ireys Anderson (MA ’74, English) and emerita professor Beatrice Pressley recently both provided for future students’ success through endowed scholarships, which will perpetually provide awards to undergraduates at Cal State East Bay. Read More

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