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Cal State East Bay in the News: March 2022

  • BY Cal State East Bay
  • March 2, 2022

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. 

Second COVID boosters OKd: Should people 50-plus get one right away, or wait?

Public health professor Arnab Mukherjea discussed why those aged 50 and over should get the second COVID-19 booster. (March 29, 2022 | SF Chronicle | NBC Bay Area

Soaking Rain Moves Across Bay Area As End Of Wet Weather Season Nears

Geography professor Elena Givental discusses the recent rainstorm and its impact on California’s ongoing drought. (March 28, 2022 | KPIX)

Experts Explain Increase in Bay Area Utility Bills, Future Rate Hikes to Watch Out For

Economics professor Kai Ding gives insight on the rising cost of utilities. ( March 28, 2022 | KPIX)

Hayward Police Dept. Offers Big Bonuses to Attract Recruits

Criminal Justice professor Lisa Hill discusses a new program to attract new police officers, including a possible pipeline between CSUEB and HPD. (March 25, 2022 | KPIX)

Cal State System Dropping SAT, ACT Testing Admission Requirement

AACE Executive Director Kathryn Palmieri discusses how the changes to standardized testing in the CSU will further access to education. (March 24, 2022 | KPIX)

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six African Americans

Myeshia Armstrong, who has been named vice president for administration and finance, is featured. (March 18, 2022 | The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education)

Courageous Conversations — The Ten Habits of Successful Adults

Lisa Hill shares tips for parents in her regular column. (March 12, 2022 | Tracy Press)

‘She was my everything’: Cal State East Bay guard thrives in memory of mother

Zhane Duckett has been resilient in helping the women’s basketball reach the NCAA Division II tournament. (March 11, 2022 | SF Chronicle)

What Russian Oil Ban Means for Consumers

Farhad Sabetan, a professor of economics, explains how the Russian oil ban will affect the price of anything that needs to be transported, as well as airline tickets and some services. (March 9, 2022 | NBC Bay Area)

COVID: Bay Area colleges divided on public health unmasking orders

The university’s current masking guidelines are mentioned. (March 5, 2022 | East Bay Times)

 As COVID Conditions Remain Stable, Santa Clara County Mask Mandate Ends

Public health professor Michael Stanton discusses why he’s still going to be careful but is cautiously optimistic about where we are in the pandemic. (March 2, 2022 | KQED)