College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Educational Engagement through Theory and Practice

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CLASS Dean’s Student Success Fund

The CLASS Dean’s Student Success Fund supports students in all undergraduate and graduate majors in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences. The fund provides support in two areas: Student Research Experiences and Student Community Engagement. Gifts will help promote hands-on experiences by allowing students to work on research projects and engage in community organizations or services in their coursework.

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Friends of History

The Friends of History supports publications, extracurricular activities of the department, and, most importantly, scholarships for outstanding History students. Publications include the biannual History Newsletter and the annual East Bay Historia—a scholarly journal produced by CSUEB History majors. Gifts help fund a variety of activities, such as our Annual Speaker event, the Welcome Back party in the Fall, the annual History student conference, and an end-of-the-year reception for graduating majors.

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Speech, Language and Hearing Services Department

Speech language pathology is one of the least diverse professions in the country. The Speech Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) department has been implementing meaningful steps to address these inequities and create pathways for underrepresented students in our profession. You can help by paying for graduate school application fees for qualified underrepresented undergraduate students. Join us in creating a robust pipeline to graduate school for our amazing students.

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CLASS Faculty Excellence Award

The CLASS Faculty Excellence Award recognizes and supports the work of an individual faculty member who has consistently achieved the highest goal of the “teacher-scholar.” The winner will demonstrate consistent success in creating and disseminating professional research/creative activities and integrating research into teaching activities that inspire and enable students to themselves engage in ongoing inquiry and research/creative activities.

Anna Alexander, Associate Professor, Department of History, was the 2021-22 CLASS Faculty Excellence Award Winner.

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Patricia Guthrie Scholarship

The Patricia Guthrie Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who was in the foster care system. Those students majoring in Human Development, Women's Studies, Ethnic Studies, or Criminal Justice will be given preference. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize a student who is succeeding toward the goal of a college degree, despite overcoming substantial obstacles.