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Cal State East Bay in the News: June 2021

  • BY Cal State East Bay
  • June 2, 2021

Each month the Cal State East Bay News Center will share the media articles featuring the university and its faculty, staff and students. Check back as more articles are added to this running collection. 


30 Days of Pride

Eric Kupers, chair of Cal State East Bay’s Theatre and Dance department, was included in the CSU’s LGBTQIA Pride month feature celebrating the faculty members, students, alumni and staff committ​ed to breaking down closet doors year-round. Kupers helped assemble the university’s first-ever Inclusive Performance Festival. The CSU Leader | June 1, 2021

2021’s Best and Worst Cities for Staycations

Thomas C. Padron, an associate professor of hospitality, recreation and tourism at Cal State East Bay, did a Q&A with WalletHub about staycations and safety during the pandemic. WalletHub | June 1, 2021

Leading and Learning for Student Success: Q&A with California Education Policy Fellow Dr. Shonda Goward 

Shonda Goward is the director for the Student Center for Academic Achievement at Cal State East Bay. She did a Q&A about her work at East Bay as well as her experience in California’s Education Policy Fellowship Program. College Futures Foundation | June 1, 2021

Courageous Conversations: Checking in with Kids at the End of the School Year

Lisa Hill, an associate professor of criminal justice at Cal State East Bay, wrote an article for the Tracy Press encouraging parents to have courageous conversations with their children, especially during these trying times. Tracy Press | June 11, 2021

Time Off: Put Some Fun in Staying Put

Thomas C. Padron, an associate professor of hospitality, recreation and tourism at Cal State East Bay, was featured in a Cornelius Today article for his helpful staycation tips. Cornelius Today | June 14, 2021

"Trust Issues": Doctors Explain Psychological Impact Ditching Masks Will Have on Society

Michael Stanton, a professor of public health at Cal State East Bay, was featured in an ABC 7 news report offering his insight on mask-wearing going forward. ABC 7 | June 15, 2021

Opinion: Bring Them Back!

Mary Cardaras, associate professor and chair of communications at Cal State East Bay, co-wrote an article for Pappas Post bringing awareness to the ongoing battle Greek-born adoptees face in restoring their Greek citizenship. Pappas Post | June 16, 2021