Alumni News

A Home for Veterans

Alumnus Tyrell Brown co-founded a non-profit to help veterans and others in need of shelter.

November 12, 2021

Coding for the Future

Alumna Jeni Williams shares the power of tech with students on the spectrum

October 27, 2021

Honoring Outstanding Young Alumni

Cal State East Bay and its Alumni Association are celebrating their exceptional young alumni this week at the 40 Under 40 Awards.

October 25, 2021

Dedicated to Community Health

Yvette Radford, a Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, is committed to improving the wellbeing of our communities

October 21, 2021

Leading the Way for Women

Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Amy Schioldager is a mentor and advocate for rising female leaders

October 19, 2021

A Passion for Education

Inspired by her family history, Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Christie Carnahan makes a difference in students' lives

October 18, 2021

A Marketplace for Business

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

January 8, 2020

Becoming Dr. Yang

Cal State East Bay honors alumnus, author, illustrator Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education)

January 8, 2020

Rising in the East

Cal State East Bay celebrates distinguished alumni, donors, conclusion of $60 million campaign

October 22, 2019

Meet Ken Kahrs

Executive Vice President, diversity champion and Cal State East Bay Distinguished Alumnus

October 22, 2019

Meet Sara Toyloy

Chief Regulatory Officer, President and Cal State East Bay Distinguished Alumna

October 22, 2019

Meet Karen Oliver

President, Founder and Cal State East Bay Distinguished Alumna

October 22, 2019

James Hannan

CEO, Executive Vice President and Cal State East Bay Distinguished Alumnus

October 22, 2019

One Girl at a Time

Alumna combines passion for Ferraris, entrepreneurship to inspire, educate young female leaders

April 12, 2019

Environmental Security

Alumna LTC Mindy Kimball at the forefront of military's push to prevent, respond to environmentally-caused conflicts

March 21, 2019

Robots That Golf

Former student athlete, alumnus Nate Weidner bringing RoboGolf technology to China

March 21, 2019

One of the First

Alumna Aisha Wahab, one of the first two female Afghan-Americans elected to office nationwide

March 21, 2019

Pioneer Love Stories

For Valentine's Day, we share the stories of alumni who met and fell in love at Cal State East Bay

February 14, 2019

A Grandfather's Legacy

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

November 5, 2018

Drink This, Not That

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

September 6, 2018

From Suicidal to Service

How one Cal State East Bay alumnus is using his experience with addiction to support families in Contra Costa County

August 23, 2018

Teaching Honor

Cal State East Bay alumna named foreign language ‘Teacher of the Year’

December 11, 2017

Sixty Years, Six Alumni

Revisit the university’s past through the recollections of your fellow Pioneers in this tribute to our 60th anniversary

November 9, 2017

In Her Footsteps

Alumna Leona Tang wants more first-generation students to know the possibilities of a business degree

November 9, 2017