2012 Blog Archive
December 21, 2012 5:00am
In observance of the Winter Holiday Break, all offices of California State University, East Bay will be closed from 5 p.m. December 21st through 8 a.m. Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013.
December 20, 2012 3:00pm
The spirit of the holidays is in giving to others, and Cal State East Bay employees did their part in making the season bright for needy Hayward families through their donations and time to the 15th Annual Adopt-A-Family held at the Hayward Senior Center. Local families were treated to breakfast, photos with Santa, gift rooms, and warm coats.
December 20, 2012 5:00am
Doing 26 random acts of kindness as a way to honor the 26 victims of the Newtown shootings has gone viral across the Internet. CSUEB Assistant Professor of Communications Grant Kien explained the phenomenon to KPIX CBS 5 reporter John Ramos.
December 19, 2012 5:00am
Susan Pace-Koch, BA, human development, (’04), thinks that books are the ideal holiday gift for children. What other present has the ability to engage children, educate them, and help them form connections?
December 18, 2012 5:00am
Reposting Division of Administration and Finance communication (Dec. 17, 2012)
As we transition from the fall quarter to winter quarter, we would like to share information regarding the bookstore and dining operations. Below are the hours of operations for the bookstore and dining venues on campus:
December 17, 2012 5:00am
Since the inception of the American musical, Jewish writers, singers, actors and dancers have brought to the stage a powerful and appealing vision of America. Leigh Korn, cantor at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette, Calif., will explore this vision of an optimistic, inclusive nation in which Jews and others could both lose and find themselves.
December 13, 2012 5:00am
Assistant Athletic Director for California State University, East Bay Dawn Ellerbe was named an award winner for the 2012 NCAA Division II Game Environment Award of Excellence by the California Collegiate Athletic Association for her leadership on "Pioneer 1K Pack the House Challenge."
December 12, 2012 5:00am
Raheela Dharani '12, BA communications, tried a corporate career after graduation but quickly decided that path wasn't for her. “I was working full-time as a human resources assistant, but I realized that it wasn't enough for me. I wanted to pursue more.”
December 11, 2012 5:00am
California Smart Business magazine interviewed Scott Fung, assistant professor of finance in the College of Business and Economics at California State University, East Bay, about the potential impact of the new derivative regulations and how executives should prepare. Read article.
December 10, 2012 5:00amA new Public Policy Institute of California survey shows that Californians are the most optimistic they've been in years. However, they way they view the state of the state often depends on their race and ethnicity.
December 6, 2012 5:00am
Pioneer Athletics has partnered with KO1 Fitness to host "Zumba for Wishes" on December 8, 2012 at 4pm at Cal State East Bay’s Pioneer gym. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
December 5, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay grad Ryan Gajudo Macasero, BA, international studies, is adding one more title to his current list of jobs…advocate.
December 4, 2012 5:00am
The ASI Diversity Center presents Stimulate Your Mind, a new campus discussion series covering all the 'hot' topics in the Pioneer community.
December 3, 2012 5:00am
Only 1% of American students take advantage of study abroad programs and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging even more to think about going international. In a video message for International Education Week, Clinton said, “To remain the leader in this ever-changing world, we have to push ourselves not just to think globally, but to get out there and study globally as well."
November 30, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay has distinguished itself as a leader in continuing education and professional development for educators. We offer teacher education courses so that students can fulfill state requirements for professional development or earn credits for salary advancement. With academic credits from California State University, East Bay Continuing Education, teachers can obtain new knowledge and ideas for their students or simply satisfy a desire to grow professionally.
November 29, 2012 8:00am
Everyone is invited to a screening of “Bitter Seeds,” a film on current social issues in India, followed by a discussion with the director from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in the New University Union multi-purpose room, first floor, of the Hayward campus.
November 29, 2012 5:00am
Pioneer volleyball player Suzy Ni Xu was honored as CCAA Newcomer of the Year and was also named to first-team All-Conference. The yearly awards are voted on by the head coaches in the conference. Xu is a junior majoring in kinesiology.
November 28, 2012 5:00am
J.R. Havlan, BS, business administration, ('87), launched the Writers’ Bloc podcast which takes listeners behind the scenes of popular comedy shows from their writers’ perspective. Havlan is a stand-up comedian and 16-year veteran writer for The Daily Show.
November 27, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Professor of Biological Sciences Maria Nieto will read from her first novel, Pig Behind the Bear, at 12:15 p.m. this Friday (Nov. 30) at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 in room 102 of the Old University Union.
November 26, 2012 5:00am
It's Cyber Monday and a Cal State East Bay business grad is warning shoppers to think twice about pulling out a debit card for online purchases.
November 21, 2012 5:00am
Shakira Niazi '93 started Salvare La Vita Water in 2010 after some post mortgage market-crash soul searching — and a concern about the lack of clean water in developing countries like Haiti and her native Afghanistan. She has designed a simple business model that saves lives: Her nonprofit, called Salvare La Vita, bottles premium water in the U.S. Her water sales pay for wells that provide clean water in poor countries.
November 20, 2012 1:00pm
This week Cal State East Bay officially unveiled two new electric car charging stations from their protective plastic sheeting and “plugged in” to the next generation of alternative commuting. The upgraded stations, each with two 208-volt chargers and a 120-volt plug, are adapted for newer models of electric vehicles and hybrids, allowing faculty, staff, students, and visitors to “fuel up” on the Hayward campus at one of the six spaces now reserved for electric vehicles. (See more photos in the gallery.)
November 20, 2012 5:00am
Second story in our "Thanks in Giving" series.
November 19, 2012 5:00am
This week, the CSUEB News Blog will focus on "thanks in giving" stories of Pioneers giving back to local East Bay residents, schools, and organizations. Cal State East Bay supports as one of its shared strategic commitments the civic, cultural, and economic life of all communities in the regions we serve through partnerships that promote education and social responsibility.
November 16, 2012 10:00am
Everyone is invited to a preview screening of "Stage Left - A Story of Theater in San Francisco," from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19 in the Cal State East Bay Studio Theatre, room 182, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward.
November 16, 2012 5:00am
Teachers who want to move up the pay scale and coaches who want to improve their own skills and the skills of their players will be interested in Cal State East Bay’s winter Sports Performance Program.
November 15, 2012 1:00pm
Fariba Nawa, an Afghan-American freelance journalist and author of the book “Opium Nation: Child Brides, War Lords and One Woman’s Journey Through Afghanistan” will speak of human rights in Afghanistan from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 in the University Union Bay View Room, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward.
November 15, 2012 5:00am
Pioneer women's basketball team will host University of Alaska-Fairbanks on November 17. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the CSUEB gym.
November 14, 2012 5:00am
Randal O'Toole, a Cato Institute Senior Fellow working on urban growth, public land, and transportation issues, will be the guest speaker for the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies lecture series on November 14.
November 13, 2012 5:00am
The Office of the Registrar be be holding a"Graduation 101" workshop on Thursday, November 15 at 10am in the multi-purpose room of the new Univeristy Union. Undergraduate and graduate level students are encouraged to attend.
Learn the answers to the following questions and much more:
November 9, 2012 5:00am
It is the rare individual who can look at a sports franchise as storied as the San Francisco Giants and see past the stats to the root of their success. Professor Bonnie Jameson is just such a person, and she insists that the Giants’ World Series wins can be attributed to the organization’s development from a human resources perspective.
November 8, 2012 5:00am
The Pioneer track coaching staff will conduct an open tryout on Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 3-5 p.m. Currently enrolled Cal State East Bay students who have not been recruited by the coaching staff are eligible to tryout. Tryouts are for track events only. No field events will be contested. Participants are required to bring all necessary physical paperwork and participation forms to the tryout, held at the Pioneer Stadium on the Hayward campus. Track spikes are encouraged for the tryout. All prospects should have a general fitness level before the tryout.
November 6, 2012 11:15am
Students who are on campus on Wednesdays from 2 – 3 pm can pick up free cookies and help some of Cal State East Bay’s international students practice their English speaking skills. The weekly cookie event is sponsored by the American Language Program (ALP).
November 6, 2012 5:00am
Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day, and we encourage all students, faculty, and staff to make your voices heard at the polls.
November 5, 2012 4:00pm
A film created in seven days by Cal State East Bay students Yolta Ito, Joshua Folsom, Tyler Green and Justin Nunez took “Best Picture” honors in the 2012-13 Campus MovieFest competition held on the Hayward campus.
November 5, 2012 5:00am
Brittney Cooper and Susana Morris started the Crunk Feminist Collective while graduate students at Emory University. They were part of an informal group of women of color feminists who routinely convened with one another for fellowship, commiseration and strategizing about how to be successful in grad school. They began to refer to themselves affectionately as the Crunk Feminist Collective, in part influenced by the Southern musical ethos of Atlanta, but also by their absolute willingness to “get crunk” or to deploy crunkness as a form of resistance to the racist, sexist, and heterosexist assaults that they routinely experienced.
November 2, 2012 6:00am
Cal State East Bay students will have a unique opportunity to participate in a live six-hour broadcast with their political science instructor Larry Bensky from 5 to 11 p.m. Nov. 6 that will be broadcast by San Francisco radio station KALW (91.7 FM).
November 1, 2012 5:15am
As part of an ongoing regional initiative to improve educational outcomes in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) across Alameda and Contra Costa counties, the Gateways East Bay STEM Network convened a series of sessions and workshops with its stakeholders October 10 at the Chabot Space and Science Center.
November 1, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay business grads Allen Shi ’06 and Sunny Yao ’01 opened YiPing, a new Asian fusion restaurant in San Ramon, Calif.
October 31, 2012 8:00am
On Monday, Nov. 5 Mariah Young will return to her alma mater, the CSUEB Hayward campus, as the first of this year’s English Department “Distinguished Writers” – just six years after graduating with a degree in English (creative writing emphasis) and a minor in political science.
October 31, 2012 5:00am
UPDATE: The CSUEB Veterans Affairs office has postponed the sixth annual Veterans Welcome Reception and Information Presentation -- originally scheduled for Nov. 6 at 2:30 p.m. -- until Jan. 23. Further information about the rescheduled event will be provided by the Veterans Affairs office in December.
October 30, 2012 5:00am
Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) is hosting "Meet the Deans" on Wednesday, November 7, from 12pm – 1pm on the VBT lawn.
October 29, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Student Health Services will offer a walk-in flu shot clinic on October 30 and 31 at the Student Health Center on the Hayward campus. Flu shots are available to students, staff, and faculty at a cost of $15. Supplies are limited.
October 26, 2012 5:00am
According to to the U.S. Census Bureau, individuals with a bachelor's degree earn an average of $26,038 more per year than their "high school graduate only" counterparts. Those with master's degrees earn an average of $17,073 more per year than those with only a bachelor's. The Division of Continuing and International Education (DCIE) at Cal State East Bay offers eight master's degrees programs and an online bachelor's in business administration in order to meet the changing and growing needs of California's workforce.
October 25, 2012 10:00am
The Hayward Star Party will come alive on the Cal State East Bay campus this Friday (Oct. 26) evening, when Gary Weston, associate professor of physics, leads a telescope observation of the Moon and planet Jupiter from 7 to 10 p.m. in the picnic area east of the College of Science buildings.
October 25, 2012 5:00am
The Pioneer women's soccer team will conclude the 2012 regular season with a pair of CCAA home games this week. On October 26, the Pioneers will play U.C. San Diego. The game is set for 4:30 p.m. On October 28, East Bay will host Cal State San Bernardino on “Senior Day” The game will begin at 11:30 a.m. The Pioneers will honor seniors Nina Cefalo, Shianna Falk, Eugenie Foote, Kara Yamamoto, Claudia Luna and Zuly Diaz for their numerous accomplishments with the women's soccer program.
October 24, 2012 5:00am
South San Francisco Patch interviewed Cal State East Bay alumna Christina Thai, South San Francisco High School's new social science teacher.
October 23, 2012 5:15am
A series of Presidential Investiture "Day of Celebration, Week of Service" events brought multiple branches of the CSUEB community together in early October, as seen in two photo galleries available online.
October 23, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay will again host Urban Shield law enforcement training from Saturday, Oct. 27, through Monday, Oct. 29. Urban Shield 2012 is a full-scale training exercise that gathers 50 participating agencies representing law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services to test and strengthen emergency response skills.
October 22, 2012 4:00pm
“8,” also known as “8 the Play,” a verbatim reading from the legal argument and witness testimony that led to California’s overturn of Proposition 8 – eliminating same-sex marriage – will be presented on the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus Oct. 28 by the Performing as Females club.
October 22, 2012 5:00am
James Felton, Ph.D., associate director UC Davis Cancer Center and senior biomedical scientist Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, will explain how basic chemicals - in our environments, in our diets, in our medicines - can bring cancer.
October 19, 2012 5:00am
Attend a screening of Miss Representation on Saturday October 20 at 12:00pm at the CSUEB Concord Campus. This event is co-sponsored between the Associated Students of CSU East Bay and the Concord Branch of AAUW. There will be a short introduction by District IV Supervisor Karen Mitchoff and post- film discussion.
October 19, 2012 5:00am
Oakland has arrived. Last month Bloomberg Businessweek recognized Oakland as one of the best cities to live in the country. The Businessweek article is only the lastest in a spate of coverage highlighting Oakland as an up and coming city with plenty to entertain citizens and visitors alike. Besides Businessweek, Oakland was highlighted recently by Refinery 29, and twice by the New York Times in less than a year.
October 18, 2012 11:00am
Jim Irving, now 71 and a long-time resident of Leitchfield, KY, got quite a surprise recently when he picked up his mail and saw a 1961 photo of himself starring in Moliere’s "The Imaginary Invalid.”
October 18, 2012 5:00am
Former deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce and author Ro Khanna argues that, despite everything you've heard about the economy, America continues to be a world leader in manufacturing. He will explain to the Cal State East Bay campus on October 25 how innovative companies are staying ahead of the curve. Khanna will cover other key elements from his revised book, Entrepreneurial Nation: Why Manufacturing is Still Key to America’s Future (McGraw-Hill, 2012).
October 18, 2012 5:00am
The East Bay soccer community was out in full force on Oct. 8, when the Cal State East Bay men and women's soccer teams hosted Youth Soccer Day during their CCAA doubleheader with Cal State Stanislaus at Pioneer Stadium. More than 300 youth soccer players representing 48 teams from the local community were on hand to cheer on the Pioneers and connect with Cal State East Bay players and coaches.
“My goals were to have the youth teams be a part of a great experience, have the players create lasting memories form their interaction with our East Bay teams and for families to have a positive experience with the university and the athletics department,” Marketing Coordinator and event organizer Tenaya Davis said. “We met those goals and the event was better than I ever expected. The youth players, coaches and families were a pleasure to have and I think we made a big step towards taking Pioneer Athletics to the next level.”
October 18, 2012 5:00am
October 19: Resume Blitz: This event will take place in the AACE office on the second floor of the SSA building, from noon until 5:00. AACE career counselors, and HR professionals from local businesses, will be available on a first-come-first-served basis to take a look at student resumes. This is a great opportunity to get your resume reviewed in advance of the career fair!
October 17, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumna and author Gini Graham Scott published a new personal narrative and self-help book series, Living in Limbo, inspired by her experiences when the unstable economy halved her work; her credit line came to an end; she defaulted on her mortgage and almost lost her house. Scott sold her house and moved to a San Francisco rental where she found new business opportunities, including launching a new film project about her experience: The Suicide Party.
October 16, 2012 5:00am
Chris Hughes, publisher and editor-in-chief of The New Republic and Facebook co-founder, will speak at Cal State East Bay on Wednesday, October 23, in the New University Union at 6pm.
Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism celebrates 50 years with alumni networking reception
October 16, 2012 5:00am
CSUEB's Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and will host a reception for alumni and current students from 5 to 7 pm Friday, October 19 in the New University Union Multipurpose Room.
October 13, 2012 8:00am
Anthony D. Romero, the first Hispanic — and also its first openly gay — executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will speak at Cal State East Bay on October 17 at 7pm in the University Union.
Free performances, panel discussions, workshops, classes, and more mark Theatre-Dance 50th anniversary
October 12, 2012 8:00am
The Cal State East Bay Department of Theatre and Dance hopes to attract crowds Oct. 15-20 when it celebrates its golden anniversary with performances, panel discussions, workshops and classes, culminating with a barbecue for alumni, a benefit show and auction, and celebration of Thomas Hird, professor and chair's, 40th year with the department.
October 12, 2012 5:00am
On October 12, California State University, East Bay will celebrate the investiture of Dr. Leroy M. Morishita as the fifth president in the University's 55-year history, in conjunction with two long-standing annual events — Faculty Honors Convocation and al Fresco. The entire University community is invited to attend.
October 12, 2012 5:00am
Safer communities are the end game for anyone in the criminal justice field. Knowledge of the best ways to combat and prevent crime is constantly changing, so Cal State East Bay offers a certificate in Criminal Justice. The Criminal Justice certificate program provides an opportunity for students interested in criminal justice to gain a general understanding by providing a basic introduction to criminal law, crime prevention, and corrections amongst other fields.
October 11, 2012 5:00am
The Cal State East Bay volleyball team (6-10, 1-8 CCAA) will hit the road this weekend for perhaps their most difficult weekend of the season. East Bay will visit Cal State San Bernardino (10-6, 7-1 CCAA) on Friday night and UC San Diego (11-5, 6-2 CCAA) on Saturday, with both matches set for 7 p.m.
October 9, 2012 11:00am
Cal State East Bay audiences will get a sneak peek at Neil LaBute’s play “Fat Pig” before it moves to San Francisco for a four-week run. Simultaneously, audiences can enjoy the work of alumnus David Toda, theatre arts '05, and contribute to the Department of Theatre and Dance.
October 9, 2012 5:00am
The Northern California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education is an all-day program designed to acquaint students with academic and career opportunities associated with advanced study in a wide range of disciplines. There are workshops, panel sessions and opportunities to meet representatives from the nation’s leading graduate schools.
October 9, 2012 5:00am
Starting a new university can be challenging. In addition to new classes, new peers and new faculty, you also need to learn how to navigate through CSUEB's online world.
October 8, 2012 5:00am
Superior knowledge management (KM) is often credited with boosting shareholder value, jumpstarting innovation and improving customer service, but with little evidence to support vendors’ heady claims, executives have to rely on faith instead of facts when approving costly initiatives.
October 5, 2012 5:00am
Fall quarter has begun but it's not too late to sign up for classes through the Division of Continuing and International Education! There are still over 120 courses that start after September 26th and are open for registration, including:
October 4, 2012 3:00pm
Students, alumni, and staff have created a “dance for the camera piece” named, "Un/Guarding the Harvest," in conjunction with Nina Haft, theatre and dance associate professor.
October 4, 2012 5:00am
The Pioneer women's soccer team is inviting alumni to the Oct. 5 matchup with Chico State at 7 p.m. in the Pioneer Stadium.
October 3, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumna and former CSUEB HR Manager Latanya Bellow has been named the new human resources manager for the City of San Leandro. She earned her bachelor's in business administration and a master's in public administration, both from CSUEB.
October 2, 2012 5:00am
The College of Science Faculty at Cal State East Bay will host an Open House from 1 pm to 3 pm on Wednesday, October 3 as a way for students to meet faculty, receive major advising and inquire about specific science classes and/or science majors.
October 2, 2012 5:00am
The Cal State East Bay community is invited to watch the three televised presidential debates and participate in a post-debate discussion on October 3, 16 and 22. Sponsored by Associated Students, Inc., CSUEB Diversity Center and the CSUEB Young Democrats, the debate watches will start at 6:00pm in the CSUEB Diversity Center and offer free refreshments to participants.
October 1, 2012 1:00am
More than 70 representatives of graduate and professional schools from across the country will be on hand to meet with interested students on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Graduate School Fair.
September 28, 2012 5:00am
CSUEB Professor Emerita of International Management Loretta Graziano Breuning has combined her academic research on the mammalian brain with her love of animals into a one-woman play. Her debut performance will be at the San Francisco Theatre Festival at 11:50am on September 30.
September 27, 2012 2:00pm
The Recorder, a statewide legal publication of general circulation, has named Jayne Williams, ’70 sociology, to its “2012 Women Leaders in Law” list.
September 27, 2012 5:00am
The first annual Sherratt Scholarship was awarded to senior baseball player David Castillo and senior softball player Sara Holdridge.
September 26, 2012 9:00am
Rafael Hernandez, who likes to identify himself as a composer/teacher/nerd, has been named interim associate dean of the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences. He joined the University in 2005, and was chair of the Music Department and director of the Multimedia Graduate Program for the past three years.
September 26, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay grad Will Jensen has been named director of sales and OEM business for Times Microwave Systems. Prior to joining Times Microwave Systems, Jensen was employed in executive management positions by Litton Industries, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, and Corning Gilbert.
September 25, 2012 5:00am
Student Life and Leadership will host its annual Student Leadership Conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 17 in the New University Union Multipurpose Room. This year’s theme is “Shape your Legacy.”
September 24, 2012 5:00am
The Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies kicks off their 2012-2013 speaker series with Cal State East Bay Professor Emeritus of Economics Charles Baird discussing American Unionism and Freedom of Association on October 10.
2012-2013 speakers include:
October 10, 2012
September 21, 2012 3:00pm
Michael Lee, professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, is on his way to the University of Chile to spread word of ecological advancements on the Cal State East Bay campus and help Chileans implement sustainability changes.
September 21, 2012 12:00pm
Gliding over the Cal State East Bay Hayward campus at 10:09 a.m. Friday, the Shuttle Endeavour drew an enthusiastic crowd of onlookers to the balcony surrounding Warren Hall.
September 21, 2012 5:00am
For many teachers, the desire to change a child’s life is the main motivation in their choice of career. Often times, though, many find that change is more immediate and noticeable from an administrator’s position. California State University, East Bay’s Master of Science in Educational Leadership is designed for educators who wish to become leaders in education at the preschool, K-12, adult, or community college levels.
September 20, 2012 3:00pm
Applications are being taken from under-represented Cal State East Bay Communicative Sciences and Disorders students for 15 grants from the California Wellness Foundation.
September 20, 2012 11:00am
Chantel Johnson, ’07 sociology and social services, has a new title and honor. In her role as legislative and policy coordinator at the California Youth Connection in Sacramento, Johnson is being recognized this week as one of the Sacramento Observer Newspaper’s “30 Under 30.”
September 20, 2012 5:00am
For the second straight year, Pioneer women's cross country team defeated CCAA opponents Sonoma State and Cal State Monterey Bay to claim the team title at the Mills Invitational on September 15.
September 19, 2012 10:00am
A new, free jazz series blending performance and Q&A’s will debut at Cal State East Bay this fall.
Eight is great: Alum JR Havlan and 'Daily Show' staff celebrating their eighth Emmy award for writing
September 19, 2012 5:00am
From Comedy Central’s world news headquarters in New York... A standing ovation to JR Havlan ’87 and the writing staff of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” who added another statue to their collection this week, with a win for outstanding writing for a variety series at the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony on Sept. 15. It’s their eighth win and 12th consecutive writing nomination!
September 18, 2012 5:00am
Carlos Salomon, assistant professor of ethnic studies and director of the Latin American Studies program at Cal State East Bay, will participate in the 28th annual San Leandro Historical Society’s Day at the Casa – “an extravaganza of local history discovery and celebration.” Read San Leandro Patch article.
September 17, 2012 4:00pm
Help is here for navigating the complex November Presidential election thanks to a new website developed by a team of professionals, including Elizabeth Bergman, Cal State East Bay assistant professor of political science.
September 17, 2012 5:00am
Happy Constitution Day! Today is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is officially observed on Monday, September 17, the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787.
September 15, 2012 5:00am
The Division of Continuing and International Education (DCIE) held their annual open house on Thursday, September 6 at the Oakland Center Campus. Representatives from every program offered by DCIE were present to answer questions of prospective and current students. Presentations were made for various programs, including the new Green Business Management certificate and Criminal Justice certificate programs, which are slated to start in the fall and winter respectively.
September 14, 2012 5:00am
Interested in saving on campus parking fees, gas and vehicle wear and tear? Students, staff and faculty members who live in the Tracy, Stockton, Manteca and Modesto areas will now have the benefit of participating in a new vanpool program beginning fall quarter.
September 13, 2012 10:00am
The University Library and Department of Theatre and Dance have collaborated on 22 tall banners tracing the campus history of the two performance disciplines over the past half century.
September 13, 2012 5:00am
After going 5-2 in non-conference play, Cal State East Bay begins its CCAA schedule with two bay area matches. The team takes on San Francisco State on Friday, September 14, before heading up to Sonoma State on Saturday, September 15.
September 12, 2012 5:00am
Motivate Clothing Co. may have originated as a senior graphic design project at Cal State East Bay but Cory Bardwell, BA, graphic design (’12) has grown the concept into an urban, trendsetting apparel company focused on providing high quality products while partnering with charities.
September 11, 2012 5:00am
Oakland Tribune Reporter Angela Hill interviewed Daniel Martin, associate professor of management at Cal State East Bay, for her article, “If you can't say anything nice, come log on to the Internet.”
September 10, 2012 5:00am
Paul Staudohar, emeritus professor of business at Cal State East Bay, first published a collection of Baseball’s Best Short Stories in 1995. He recently followed up with a new edition in April 2012 and conducted a podcast with Ron Kaplan’s Baseball Bookshelf to explain how a university business professor came to edit an anthology of baseball stories. Listen to the podcast.
September 7, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay women's soccer team opened the 2012 campaign with an 8-1 victory over UC Merced at Pioneer Stadium. Breahna Berry led the Pioneer offensive attack with two goals. Shianna Falk and Claudia Luna each had five shots.
September 6, 2012 5:00am
The CSUEB community is invited to test their historical knowledge with a U.S. Constitution quiz, get free copies of the U.S. Constitution and browse related items on display from the Cal State East Bay library’s collections in honor of Constitution Day.
Alum Robert Schumacher gives local government a new perspective on business; founds scholarship for poli sci at CSUEB
September 5, 2012 6:00am
Robert Schumacher ’85, political science, knows his way around California’s public sector, and now it’s time for him to share the wealth of information he’s gained in 25 years with state agencies facing a long string of tough times. After a career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Schumacher drew on his years of working creatively in the public environment and moved into business for himself. R. Schumacher and Associates was formally launched in February, with five colleagues who work with city and county agencies to develop new revenue streams, gain efficiency, and improve internal business operations.
September 4, 2012 1:00pm
The artwork of student Jena Scholten will be on display at the Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center in the Transpacific Centre, 1000 Broadway, Suite 109, from Sept. 8-Dec., 6. The exhibition may be viewed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
September 4, 2012 5:00am
Longtime Cal State East Bay faculty member Farid Younos was interviewed by Tampa Tribune reporter Howard Altman for the article, "Equality will civilize Afghanistan." Younos is an expert on Afghanistan and on the Middle East. He lecturers in the Cal State East Bay departments of human development and women’s studies.
September 3, 2012 5:00am
August 31, 2012 5:00am
Technology continues to be an expanding presence in our lives, and especially in education. California State University, East Bay offers a certification program for educators seeking to build and to recognize a quality online education program.
August 30, 2012 5:00am
Pioneer baseball players Charlie Sharrer and Nick Hudson were named to the Horizon Air Summer Series All-Series First Team on Aug. 8. The pair were the only players from Division II to earn First Team honors after playing in the Horizon Air Summer Series, a collegiate wood bat summer league.
The Horizon Air Summer series is a unique eleven-week long competition among elite college summer wood bat baseball clubs from the Western United States. The series teams are divided into three divisions, two 24-game divisions and one 40-game division. Now in its eighth year, the Horizon Air Summer Series boast several notable alumni including Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza and Oakland A's pitcher Dallas Braden.
August 29, 2012 5:00am
Varsha Chauhan '03, a physician and graduate of Cal State East Bay's Health Care Administration program, is the new executive director of the system transformation center for Alameda County Medical Center.
August 28, 2012 8:00am
We’re delighted that alumnae Luanne Roticci ’87 and Liza Jane MacNaughton ’90 have committed to supporting another year of “SOS” scholarships for seniors struggling with the high cost of higher education. (Read the news announcement here)
August 27, 2012 5:00am
The Cal State East Bay Student Nursing Association will host Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS) at 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 31 and Sept. 1 in the Old University Union 311 on the Hayward Campus.
August 24, 2012 5:00am
Information about more than 40 certificate and degree programs in many specialized areas offered through Cal State East Bay’s Division of Continuing and International Education (DCIE) will be available when the university’s downtown Oakland Center hosts an open house from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6.
August 23, 2012 5:00am
The Pioneer softball coaching staff will conduct an open tryout on Sept. 28 from 5-6 p.m. Currently enrolled Cal State East Bay students who have not been recruited by the coaching staff are eligible to tryout. Participants are required to bring all necessary physical paperwork and participation forms to the tryout, held at the Pioneer Softball Field on the Hayward campus.
August 22, 2012 5:00am
"Arts and media influence everyday culture, and the California State University offers programs that produce artists who breathe life into objects. CSU’s hands-on programs prepare students for careers in film, broadcast and interactive media, as well as teach them techniques to excel as a musician, painter, photographer or artist”, writes CSU Public Affairs in their news release, “CSU Alumni Make Objects Come to Life.”
August 21, 2012 5:00amRafael Hernandez, Music Department chair and associate professor, authored and also narrated a new 96-lesson Corona SDK training video series by InfiniteSkills Opens iOS.
August 20, 2012 5:00am
Nursing and Health Sciences Lecturer Stephen J. Morewitz presented his research on missing persons at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) in Denver, CO, on August 17.
August 16, 2012 5:00am
Volcanoes and fluid races weren’t the only experiments running at the Hayward Campus this summer. (Catch up on that story.) While the IMSS Partnership Project reaches out to middle school teachers to share ways of engaging students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), CSUEB also connects with high school teachers to maintain and deepen students’ interest in science as they get closer to college.
August 15, 2012 5:00am
Lisa Im, chief executive officer of Performant Financial, was selected as the 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year – Services by Smart Business magazine. Under her leadership, company revenue grew from from $88 million in 2007 to $163 million last year. Im’s success has also profiled by the national publication, Investor's Business Daily. Im joined the company in 2002 and became CEO in 2004.
August 13, 2012 11:16am
Members of Cal State East Bay's McNair Scholars Program for 2012 have had a busy summer thus far. The program aims to prepare scholars for entrance into graduate school, with the ultimate goal being for each scholar to earn a Ph.D within 10 years of graduation from CSUEB.
August 13, 2012 5:00am
San Francisco born Lincoln Beachey became a household name in the early years of the twentieth century. He became famous and wealthy from flying exhibitions, staging aerial stunts, helping invent aerobatics, and setting aviation records.
August 9, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay men's golfer Chris Herzog was named as a Cleveland Golf/Srixon Division II All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). He joins just five other golfers from the CCAA on the All-America Scholar Team, including two student-athletes each from Chico State and Cal State Stanislaus.
August 8, 2012 8:00am
After two years as interim associate dean, Jiansheng Guo has been appointed associate dean of the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at Cal State East Bay. The selection was as a result of a campus-wide search.
August 8, 2012 5:00am
Jenny Haruyama '96, master of public administration, will start her new role as Administrative Services Director for the City of Tracy effective August 16. She will be responsible for the oversight and operations of the new Administrative Services Department, which includes Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology and Risk Management. She will also be a member of the City Manager’s Executive Leadership Team.
August 7, 2012 5:00am
Assistant Professor of Human Development Xeno Rasmusson will discuss the often confusing topic of medicinal marijuana and try to separate myth from medicine on August 14.
August 6, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Economics Professor Tony Lima is a wine economist as well as a wine semi-professional. He was contacted by NerdWallet for advice on how their readers could determine the best deal when buying wine.
August 3, 2012 5:00am
California State University, East Bay is launching a new certificate program in Green Business Management for the fall quarter.
August 2, 2012 5:00am
For the fifth straight year, the Cal State East Bay water polo team had six players named to the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) All-Academic Team on Friday. The Pioneers saw Claire Pierce, Julia Charlesworth, Marrina Nation, Ariel Noriega, Jayme Pekarske, and Meaghan Paschall all earn recognition for their work in the classroom.
July 31, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Kinesiology Professor Rita Liberti will present "The Olympic Games: Politics at Play” at the Castro Valley Library Saturday, August 4 at 2 p.m. This free event is sponsored by the Hayward Area Historical Society.
July 30, 2012 5:00am
CSUEB Nursing and Health Sciences Lecturer Stephen J. Morewitz will present a research poster on endangered teenage runaways at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC) in Chicago Nov. 15.
July 27, 2012 2:30pm
In anticipation of its 50th anniversary in October, the Theatre and Dance Department has created an archive page at: theatre-archive
July 27, 2012 5:00am
Kaye Shelton, Ph.D. (M.S.'01), has been named winner of the 2012 Edgar L. Morphet Dissertation Award by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) for her dissertation titled "A quality scorecard for the administration of online education programs: A Delphi study." Shelton is currently an associate professor in education leadership at Lamar University. Previously she was the Dean of Online Education for Dallas Baptist University (DBU), a certified online instructor, and also an online education consultant.
July 26, 2012 5:00am
Join the Cal State East Bay Athletics Department staff and coaches for the 16th annual Cal State East Bay Golf Classic & Benefit Dinner, being held at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward on Aug. 20, 2012. All proceeds from the tournament and dinner will benefit the Richard and Susan Sherratt Athletic Scholarship Endowment which provides financial support for student-athletes who otherwise may not have the opportunity to attend Cal State East Bay and participate in intercollegiate athletics. Rich Sherratt '70, a Pioneer baseball alumnus and CEO of Ballena Technologies in Alameda, and his wife Susan created the endowment with a $25,000 gift in 2009.
July 25, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay will recognize the 22nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 26 in University Union 311. Awards and food will be offered. Speakers include:
July 24, 2012 5:00am
The Cal State East Bay Student Nursing Association will host Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification at 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 27 and 28 in the Oakland/Concord Room on the Hayward Campus.
July 24, 2012 5:00am
CSUEB Associate Professor of Management Daniel Martin participated on a “Compassion-Building Interventions” panel July 20 at the Science of Compassion conference held in Telluride, Colo. The conference was the first large-scale international conference of its kind dedicated to scientific inquiry into altruism, compassion, and service.
July 23, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay communications major Lauren Lola is the new local voice for the Newark Patch, a hyper-local news network owned by AOL. In her article, "With Faith and Passion, Nothing is Impossible," she encourages readers to remember that anything is possible, "You just have to be the one to drive yourself to do whatever it is that you want to do in life."
July 20, 2012 5:00am
You're already halfway there! Finish your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) through our wholly online BSBA degree completion program. Our program is structured around a set of core courses enabling students to develop general business perspective and skills. The program currently offers options in Finance, Supply Chain Management, Corporate Management, and Operations and Enterprise Resource Management.
July 19, 2012 5:00am
The Pioneer baseball coaching staff will conduct an open tryout from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28. Currently enrolled Cal State East Bay students who have not been recruited by the coaching staff are eligible to try out. Participants are required to bring all necessary physical paperwork and participation forms to the tryout, held at the Pioneer Baseball Field on the Hayward campus.
Diverse Issues releases 2012 graduate program rankings, with CSUEB in top 100 for students of color earning master's degrees
July 18, 2012 5:15am
Following a strong showing in the undergraduate rankings released by Diverse Issues in Higher Education for degrees awarded to students of color, Cal State East Bay has also been recognized for minority students’ accomplishments in graduate programs. This year the University is ranked No. 80 in the nation for the total number of master’s degrees in all disciplines awarded to students of color.
July 17, 2012 5:00am
Daniel J. DeSmidt has been appointed as chief of police for Belmont. He is a 25 year veteran of the Belmont Police Department and has served as second in command of the department for the last few years. He holds a master's degree in public administration from California State University, East Bay.
July 16, 2012 5:00am
In his first Huffington Post article, Associate Professor of Management Daniel E. Martin writes about the positive effects of compassion at work, and the impact it can have on organizational pain points. “While it is difficult for individuals to control the external economic environment, giving employees tools to effectively increase their organizations psychosocial well-being is feasible,” writes Martin.
July 13, 2012 5:00am
Prepare yourself for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) exams by registering for the SHRM Learning System. This 13-week course has been developed to maximize your experience, education, and skill set to provide you with the best chance of passing either exam.
July 12, 2012 5:00am
Following a 2012 campaign that saw it record its best finish in program history at WWPA Championships, the Cal State East Bay water polo team was rewarded with Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Division II All-America honors for Claire Pierce, Jayme Pekarske and Erica Crain. The accolades mark the first time since 2009 that three Pioneers have earned All-America status, with Pierce and Pekarske earning a spot on the First Team and Crain collecting Second Team honors.
July 11, 2012 5:00am
Mike Abary '88 earned his Business Administration degree with a concentration in marketing from Cal State East Bay and is now senior vice president of the Business Development Division at Sony Electronics. “My degree provided me with a foundation on which to rely upon," said Abary. "Skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, and understanding people - these were fundamental skills I learned from Cal State East Bay that I have carried throughout my career.”
July 11, 2012 1:00am
"Looking across the U.S.-Mexico border, Texas, Tamaulipas," a photo by Associate Professor of Art Scott Hopkins, has been selected to be one of 18 pieces in the exhibition, “Transient States,” at SF Camerawork, 1011 Market Street, Second Floor, San Francisco.
July 10, 2012 9:45am
Four CSUEB alumni are among those presenting “King David: Neighborhood Church’s Summer 2012 Musical Production” July 27 and 28 and Aug. 2 and 4 in Castro Valley.
July 10, 2012 5:00am
The Cal State East Bay Alumni Association is requesting nominations for the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award. This annual honor highlights the success of alumni and is one of the highest honors bestowed by the university on its graduates.
July 9, 2012 11:15am
Check out the latest with those in and from the Department of History in the spring 2012 newsletter (PDF).
The lead story is on Professor Emeritus Mark Van Aken, who just turned 90.
July 9, 2012 5:00am
Less than 1 percent of companies ever reach $250 million in annual revenue and fewer still eclipse $1 billion. Unless you judiciously evaluate your options and select the right growth strategy, your small business may stay that way, said a CSUEB business professor.
July 6, 2012 11:00am
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) job growth for Medical and Health Services Managers is expected to grow by 22% between 2010 and 2020, which is faster than average for job growth nationally. The BLS Web site also revealed that in 2010, the latest data year available, that the median pay for those in health care administration was $84,270.
July 5, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) will host a free workshop series for recent graduates that focuses on preparing students for careers after college. Workshop dates are as follows:
Perfect your Resume-July 10
Resources “Out There”-July 12
July 3, 2012 5:00am
Published work by Nursing and Health Sciences Lecturer Stephen Morewitz will be on display in the Cal State East Bay library until September 1. The exhibit showcases eight books and one play by the awards-winning author, including:
Aging and Chronic Disorders (Springer, 2007)
July 2, 2012 9:00am
Pat McCabe, BFA ’12, has a solo exhibition entitled “Environment” at the Cal State East Bay Oakland Professional Development Center, 1000 Broadway, Suite 109, through Sept. 7.
June 29, 2012 10:15am
University isn't only for those pursuing a degree anymore. The open university program at Cal State East Bay allows you to take individual undergraduate and graduate level courses, on a space-available basis, without applying to the University as a formally matriculated student. The program is a simple and effective way to make the University's classes available to the general public.
June 28, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Sociology Lecturer Thomas Andrae will be discussing the life and art of Walt Kelly, creator of the Pogo cartoon, on Thursday, July 7, from 7pm-9pm at the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum.
June 27, 2012 11:00am
Seventeen paintings by Grace Munakata, professor of art, are being shown through November at the gallery at the St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery in Napa. The exhibition is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. An opening is set for July 14.
June 27, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumnus Shannon Carter has over 20 years of startup/turnaround management, corporate development and capital acquisition experience in the software, Internet, telecommunications, mailing/logistics, healthcare and financial services industries. He has scaled 8 early-stage technology companies through high growth and profitable exits.
June 26, 2012 4:33pm
Don Sawyer, who has filled just about every role that one person can at California State University, East Bay — student, athlete, alumnus, coach, professor, department chair, academic senate chair, and president’s chief of staff — during more than 44 years, announced earlier this year that he would be retiring as of June 30.
June 25, 2012 11:00am
Eric Kupers, assistant professor of theatre and dance with a speciality in integrated performance, has choreographed and directed “Pass Path Groove” for an dance company in Cork, Ireland. Keith Penney ’10 (physics) has assisted Kupers.
June 25, 2012 5:00am
Terri Swartz, dean of CSUEB's College of Business and Economics, answered questions for a student reporter at the San Francisco Business Times, who interviewed deans of Bay Area university business schools to learn how they hope to reshape their institutions in the coming years.
June 22, 2012 11:30am
Artwork by Alberto Symon, BFA traditional art ‘12, is on display on the first floor of the Student Services and Administration Building through fall quarter, 2012. Additional exhibits of CSUEB student work will follow during the 2012-13 academic year.
June 22, 2012 11:05am
Most people who work in supply management have not had formal training in the field. Usually they are hired into a low-level supply management position, they learn the skills, and they get promoted. Employees learn the supply management functions that their firm uses, but they do not have any outside education and, only rarely, outside experience to bring to the job. These skills can be developed through the California State University, East Bay certificate in Supply Management.
June 21, 2012 1:00pm
Human Development Professor Emerita Dora Shu-fang Dien has published her memoir, “Growing Up in Three Cultures: A Personal Journey of a Taiwanese-American Woman,” via Outskirts Press.
June 21, 2012 1:00pm
In recognition of her service to the community, Mayor Ron Leone of the city of Concord issued a proclamation making June 19 “Dr. Emily Lowe Brizendine Day.”
June 21, 2012 5:00am
Dianna Huff ’86, ’93 tells college students that you don't always know where life will take you.
June 20, 2012 11:00am
“Reflections VI,” the 2012 Department of Philosophy Online Journal of Undergraduate.
The document includes several original and diverse pieces of writing, as well as original art, according to Philosophy Professor and Chair Jennifer Eagan.
June 18, 2012 5:00am
Lenny Williams performs Tower of Power's 1973 hit, So Very Hard To Go, to a standing crowd of thousands of cheering graduates and guests at a June 16, 2012, Cal State East Bay commencement ceremony in CSUEB Pioneer Stadium.
June 15, 2012 10:00am
Since 2010, the American Language Program (ALP) at California State University, East Bay has given its alumni a graduation of its own, dubbed “GradFest.” In calendar year 2012, 145 former ALP students will graduate with CSUEB bachelor’s degrees or master’s degrees. The event gives a chance for matriculated international students on the verge of graduation to reunite with their former classmates, to congratulate each other, and to recognize how far they have come since those first days on the CSUEB campus.
June 14, 2012 5:46am
For thousands of students graduating this weekend, donning their caps and gowns wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of alumni and friends of the University, and the funding they provide for scholarships and programs that keep the dream of a college education in reach.
June 13, 2012 5:00am
Dennis Cakebread’s father Jack started Cakebread Cellars 38 years ago as a hobby, buying a ranch in Rutherford from friends. By 1973, the Napa Valley vineyard had produced its first vintage, 157 cases of chardonnay.
June 12, 2012 11:00am
Noah Luna, ’07 music composition, is featured in the “dream job” section of the current salary.com newsletter:
June 11, 2012 5:00am
The 41st Annual Northern California Area Emmy® Awards were presented Saturday evening, June 9, and Cal State East Bay alumna Sabrina Rodriguez '05 walked away with two of the 92 Emmy® statuettes.
Rodriguez won in two categories:
June 8, 2012 9:00am
California State University, East Bay offers affordable and comprehensive test preparation for over 10 different graduate level and professional certification admissions exams.
June 7, 2012 5:00am
Baseball season is over but Cal State East Bay senior A.J. Gallardo continues to receive awards and recognition. In May 2012, opposing coaches named him to the 2012 NCAA American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-West Region Baseball Division II Second Team. His impressive record resulted in his selection to the All-California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Baseball Second Team.
June 6, 2012 5:00am
Alumnus Derek Gordon, '86 mass communications, a San Francisco based marketing veteran loves story telling. "I discovered that I love to tell the stories about people at work changing the world,” he said. “So, after some initial twists-and-turns, I started my current path working with non-profits. I ran communications for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation for about seven years and then Yerba Buena Center for the Arts for two."
June 5, 2012 9:00am
Cal State East Bay science faculty members Gary Weston and Louis Villaneuva led an observation of the Venus Transit June 5 from 3 to 6 p.m. and also observed the Sun and its current solar activity.
June 5, 2012 5:00am
E-readers like the Kindle and Nook are big right now for readers of every genre, but they've specifically helped the romance/erotica category achieve new stature in the mainstream, especially with women. Two out of five new romance book purchases in the fourth quarter of 2011 were electronic.
June 4, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Assistant Political Science Professor Elizabeth Bergman teamed with Atwoodz Inc. to pilot a free smart phone app - VoterGuideNow™ - of the County’s Voter Information Pamphlet for the June 5 primaries in Marin, Shasta and Santa Cruz counties.
June 1, 2012 5:00am
At this year’s annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) held at CSU Long Beach, California State University, East Bay’s team from their One-Year Intensive MBA program placed first in overall performance. The winning team competed against more than 20 other college MBA programs from around the United States.
The competition, which extends from February to the end of April, encourages student engagement, school pride and provides participating students with hands-on experience in policy formulation, budgeting, planning and scheduling in the corporate world.
May 31, 2012 5:00am
Coming off another successful campaign that saw her lead the Cal State East Bay water polo team to its best finish at WWPA Championships, Claire Pierce was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Women's At-Large First Team for the second time in as many years on Thursday. A two-time All-American, Pierce collected the honor after becoming the team's all-time leading scorer and repeating as an All-WWPA First Team selection.
May 29, 2012 5:00am
The Aphasia Tones©, a Cal State East Bay chorus comprising persons learning to live fully with aphasia, will perform Wednesday, June 6 to raise awareness about aphasia and raise funds to support the campus Aphasia Treatment Program.
May 28, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Today provides an opportunity for the CSUEB community to express our appreciation for the sacrifices of our fallen heroes and their families. We also remember those who have served our nation in the past, like our student veterans, and those who currently serve America today.
May 25, 2012 5:00am
It happens to everyone. Books have been written about it, songs have been sung about it: one day we wake up and realize that our lives need to change. For those who want to learn medicine, Cal State East Bay offers a Pre-Professional Health Academic Program, which gives students the educational background needed to apply to and succeed in medical schools. Our prehealth postbac program is specifically structured for such students, and is goal-oriented, focused, and integrated with health professions volunteerships/internships, research experience, community service and prehealth association opportunities.
May 24, 2012 5:00am
The Annual Student Juried Exhibition will be open through June 9 in the gallery on the first floor of the Art and Education Building. This year celebrates the Department of Art’s 50th anniversary. Admission is free. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Saturday, and 2-4 p.m. Thursday. The gallery will be closed May 28 for Memorial Day.
May 23, 2012 3:00pm
Elections for CSUEB's Associated Students, Inc student government are now underway with more than two dozen candidates in the running to serve their fellow Pioneers in the 2012-13 academic year.
May 23, 2012 5:00am
Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan, MPA '06, returned to his alma mater -- California State University, East Bay -- to share real life experiences with students in the Department of Criminal Justice Administration's “Community Corrections” class. Jordan heads a department comprised of 651 officers and more than 350 non-sworn personnel.
May 22, 2012 9:00am
Congratulations to Eric Gerhardt, a junior in geography, for winning this year’s annual Richard & Evelyn Thoman Scholarship of $450 in Geography & Environmental Studies.
May 22, 2012 5:00am
Sanford Ikeda, associate professor of economics at the State University of New York, Purchase, will present "How are social networks important to economic freedom?" on May 30 as part of the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies speaker series. This will be the final event of the 2011-12 academic year.
May 21, 2012 5:00am
Professor Emerita of International Management Loretta Graziano Breuning wrote an article, “Control Yourself or Control the World?,” for Psychology Today in which she explains how it’s easier to control oneself, living in an unpredictable world when you know how the brain works. Read article.
May 21, 2012 5:00am
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a successful society places a high value on the importance of its children. California State University, East Bay recognizes the value of children and their education, and offers a certificate program in Early Childhood Development. Depending on students’ background, needs, and career goals, the program offers two certificate options: the Associate Teacher Permit Track and the Teacher Permit Track. To earn a certificate in Early Childhood Development, the student must complete 20 units for the Associate Teacher Permit Track certificate or 36 units for the Teacher Permit Track certificate. The program’s courses can also fulfill course requirements for the Cal State East Bay B.A. in Human Development with an Early Childhood Development Option.
May 18, 2012 4:00pm
Performance Fusion, the Theatre and Dance Department’s annual celebration of performance, will be divided into three distinct programs this year to better reflect the work on all of its majors, including films, two-character plays, monologues, and dance.
May 17, 2012 11:15am
Everyone is invited to the CSUEB English Department’s Annual Publication Party for the 29th annual Occam’s Razor, a collection of current student poetry and fiction. The party will get underway at 7 p.m. Monday, June 11 in the Biella Room of the University Library, Hayward Campus.
May 17, 2012 5:00am
The Penn Relays is the largest track meet in the United States and is celebrating its 118th year of operation. It recognizes talent on every level — high school, college, Olympic Development, Olympic, and Masters. Dawn Ellerbe, the Pioneers' Assistant Athletic Director, was inducted to the Penn Relays Wall of Fame in April for her skill at the hammer throw.
May 16, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumna Brittany Shaddle '07 first made the connection between exercising and healing as a 17-year old when she turned to soccer as a rehabilitation tool to help her recover from a multiple sclerosis relapse. She was so inspired that she became a certified personal trainer to pay her way through Cal State East Bay.
May 15, 2012 1:00am
Less than 1 percent of companies ever reach $250 million in annual revenue and fewer still eclipse $1 billion. Unless you judiciously evaluate your options and select the right growth strategy, your small business may stay that way – small. Northern California Smart Business interviewed Yi Jiang, assistant professor and associate director of MBA for Global Innovators for the College of Business and Economics at CSUEB, for an article about growth strategies and what executives should consider when making a selection.
May 14, 2012 5:00am
The California State University system invites Bay Area students of Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage – who would be of the first generation in their families to go to college – to attend an educational summit to be held at Cal State East Bay Saturday, May 19. The summit is open to students in grades 6 through 12 who want a college education, and their families.
May 12, 2012 10:00pm
This year California State University, East Bay, observes its first decade at the Oakland Center, a professional development and continuing education site located at 1000 Broadway in downtown Oakland.
May 10, 2012 2:00pm
Art students Alberto Symon, Adriana Gonzalez, Anne Hartwell and Divinae Folliae, a group comprised of Shalee Evans, Emanuela Quaglia, and Evelin Saavedra, are among the award recipients in this year’s Annual Juried Student Show in the Cal State East Bay University Art Gallery.
May 10, 2012 11:00am
“Riddle Me,” a new chamber opera based on the fairy tale “Rumpelstiltskin” will be presented June 4 by the CSUEB Music Department. The free program will be at 8 p.m. in the University Theatre, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward 94542.
May 10, 2012 5:00am
For the third straight year the Cal State East Bay water polo team had three players selected to the All-Women's Water Polo teams.
May 9, 2012 11:00am
T.J. (Thomas) Lyons took first in the 2012 Donald Markos Prize for Poetry for "Minutes." Samantha Kennedy’s "Untitled" poem took second, and Christopher Morgan’s "Before the Crash, Yet Already Wading Through Fire" took third. Endre Branstad’s "Do You Want to See the Pigs?" received honorable mention.
May 9, 2012 5:00am
It took sixteen years before Cal State East Bay alumna Mary Kropf fulfilled her childhood dream of publishing a book.Deadly Secrets (2012 Xlibris Corporation) was recently released as the first book of the Aurator trilogy. Kropf, RN, BSN, CEP has been a registered nurse working in addiction medicine, emergency medicine and psychiatry. She is also working on her masters in nursing with an emphasis in education.
May 9, 2012 5:00am
In a 2008 national taste test, the $12 Domaine Ste. Michelle brut outscored a $150 bottle of Dom Perignon. This stunning defeat pushed Domaine Ste. Michelle winemaker and Cal State East Bay chemistry grad Rick Casqueiro '73 into the global spotlight.
May 8, 2012 5:00am
Gerald Henig, Cal State East Bay professor emeritus of history, will present “Lincoln, Slavery and Disunion” on May 15.
May 7, 2012 10:40am
Everyone is invited to enjoy art by Cal State East Bay students at the Annual Student Exhibition in the University Art Gallery, first floor of the Art and Education Building, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, 94542.
May 7, 2012 5:00am
Decades of government environmental controls and regulations have undermined America’s economic competitiveness, right? Not so, says a CSUEB business professor.
May 4, 2012 1:00pm
Six students, including one sharing the name of the contest's namesake, took honors in this year’s R.V. Williams Memorial Contest in Fiction.
May 4, 2012 12:00pm
According to the Entertainment Software Association, 72% of U.S. households play video games. Whether you are interested in the conceptual side, production, or programming, the video game industry has a need for qualified workers.
May 3, 2012 5:00am
The Cal State East Bay women's golf team finished off the regular season with a seventh-place showing at the Cal State Monterey Bay Otter Invitational. The Pioneers posted a three-round total of 975 (+111) to finish seven strokes back of sixth-place Sonoma State and 17 strokes out of the top three.
May 2, 2012 5:00am
San Francisco Business Times reporter Aaron Tilley interviewed Cal State East Bay alumnus Mike Dresen, hydrogeologist and CEO of Weiss Associates, for the paper's Entrepreneur Profile section.
May 1, 2012 7:00am
Glenn Glasow, California State University, East Bay professor of composition for 34 years, will be remembered at an annual concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24 in the Music Building Recital Hall, room 1055, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, 94542. Admission is free.
May 1, 2012 5:00am
In support of National Bike Month, Cal State East Bay will host free bicycle commute workshops on the Hayward campus during the following times and dates:
- 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 in MI 3115
- 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. May 23 in MI 3115
- 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 7 in Mi 3115
April 30, 2012 3:00pm
Asian-American composer Nicholas Vasallo, ’07 music and current music lecturer, has released his first CD. CSUEB music students will perform two of the pieces in concert this spring.
April 30, 2012 5:00am
Graduating Pioneers are encouraged to attend one of the following Graduation Information Days:
April 27, 2012 5:00am
Those in healthcare administration don't work with patients. They won't be suturing or setting bones or even have an excessive amount of contact with patients. Yet, without healthcare administrators, a healthcare facility couldn't run. Healthcare adminsitrators are as important as a doctor or a nurse, and a degree in healthcare administration can lead to a fulfilling and stable career.
Anthropology grad student wins prestigious award for CT scan research, shares technique with campus May 23
April 25, 2012 3:00pm
A presentation by Caitlin L. Ibarra, a Cal State East Bay graduate student in anthropology, was recognized as the best student talk at this year’s annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Portland, OR.
April 24, 2012 5:00am
Classroom assignments are one thing, but what’s it really like to work in a marketing role? Cal State East Bay students will have the opportunity to find when four marketing professionals share their personal experiences and insights about the marketing profession at a “Business Career Sampler” on May 1, 4:30pm-6:30pm, in room 311 of the old union.
April 23, 2012 5:00am
Samantha King, author of Pink Ribbons Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy will talk April 25 at California State University, East Bay, about how marketing campaigns to cure cancer have transformed a once-stigmatized disease into an industry centered around surviving a health crisis. The program will begin with a screening of the 2011 documentary film Pink Ribbons Inc., which is based on her book.
April 20, 2012 10:05am
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, HR management is a top employing field nationally and for the Bay area. Wages are consistently high and jobs are stable. The skills of HR management are tranferrable between private-sector, public-sector, and non-profit businesses.
April 19, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay junior Kyle Zozaya’s two homeruns led to a late rally that stunned Cal State San Bernardino. Zozaya hit two home runs, including a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning to lead the Pioneer baseball team to a come-from-behind 12-11 CCAA victory over Cal State San Bernardino on April 16 at Fiscalini Field.
April 18, 2012 5:00am
For the past three years, Bay Woof readers have recognized Cal State East Bay alumna Dr. Jenny Taylor, DVM, and her clinic, Creature Comfort Holistic Veterinary Center, in Oakland with “Beast of the Bay” awards for “Best Veterinarian”, “Best Alternative Medicine Provider”, and “Best Overall Veterinary Clinic.” Taylor earned her biology degree from CSUEB.
April 18, 2012 5:00am
April 17, 2012 5:00am
Michael Schutz, Cal State East Bay sociology lecturer, recently visited the 1944 invasion beaches and will lead a discussion on the series of coordinated but improbable scenarios that made up history's largest amphibious assault, the D-Day invasion of Normandy.
April 17, 2012 5:00am
Join ASI Recreation and Student Health and Counseling Services Health in celebrating "Every Day is Earth Day" on Tuesday, April 24h from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Recreation and Wellness Center (RAW).
April 16, 2012 4:00pm
Over the course of her working life, a woman will earn roughly $1 million less than a man. Cal State East Bay Academic Advising and Career Education aims to close this gap by hosting a workshop geared towards giving college women the confidence and skills they need to earn fair compensation This free event will held in the old University Union in UU-311 from 3:00pm-6:00pm on April 18.
April 16, 2012 5:00am
Peter G. Klein, associate professor of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Missouri, and director of the McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, will present "Entrepreneurship and the Firm" on April 25 as part of the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies speaker series.
April 13, 2012 5:00am
As the U.S. population continues to grow more diverse, the demand for educators who can teach English as a second language increases. The California State University, East Bay certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) meets the needs of those who plant to serve as English-language teachers in the United States or overseas.
April 12, 2012 9:00am
In support of the V-Day global effort to stop violence against women and girls, the CSUEB Department of Theatre and Dance will present "The Vagina Monologues."
April 12, 2012 5:00am
The Pioneer baseball team overcame a 4-0 deficit to defeat Cal State Dominguez, 12-6, on April 7. The victory gives the Pioneers their first CCAA series win of the season.
April 11, 2012 5:00am
Sergeant Kevin Gonzales from the Cal State East Bay University Police department will conduct “Active Shooter Preparedness” workshops on April 24 (Concord campus) and May 3 (Hayward campus). The purpose of this workshop is to inform and enhance personal safety while on CSUEB campuses.
April 10, 2012 2:00pm
Laura Richardson Lam, ’09 English literature/creative writing, has signed with Peters Fraser & Dunlop, a large London-based literary agency, for her first book, "Pantomime."
April 10, 2012 5:00am
The CSUEB Student Center for Academic Achievement (SCAA) helps students succeed with free tutoring for math, statistics, and writing. SCAA's mission is to help CSUEB students improve their skills and to gain confidence as independent learners and active members of the university community. SCAA also provides academic workshops and programs each quarter.
April 9, 2012 5:00am
In an interview originally done by CBS 5 News in San Francisco, Cal State East Bay History Department Chair Nancy Thompson refutes charges by Presidential candidate Rick Santorum that "... the California universities.... don’t even teach an American history course. It’s not even available to be taught.”
April 6, 2012 5:00am
As companies increasingly use their supply chain to compete and gain market share, spending and hiring in this field is increasing. With demand on the rise, now is the perfect time to pursue a certificate in Supply Management. The California State University, East Bay Supply Management certificate program equips procurement professionals with the up-to-date skills and knowledge necessary to meet both the tactical and strategic demands of their work.
April 5, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Pioneers claimed second place in the Silver Bracket to finish sixth overall in the 24-team Mizuno Tournament of Champions - a best ever finish for the University.
April 4, 2012 11:00am
Mitchell Craig, Cal State East Bay associate professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will present, "It's Our Fault", a free event sponsored by the Hayward Area Historical Society and the Hayward Library. Event will be held April 7 at 1 p.m.
April 4, 2012 10:00am
The Cinema Place Gallery in downtown Hayward is reopening with an exhibition featuring the work of several CSUEB alumni.
April 4, 2012 5:00am
Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) recognized four prominent community leaders, including CSUEB alumnus Gene Daniels, at the first African American Heritage Leadership Awards.
April 3, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay’s Theatre and Dance Department, the Philippine American Student Alliance (PASA) and Artis Mundi of Berkeley present a Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan on Tuesday, April 10 from 4PM to 6PM at the CSUEB University Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public.
April 2, 2012 5:00am
David J. Theroux, founder of The Independent Institute and publisher of The Independent Review, will be the guest speaker for the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies lecture series on April 4. He will present on "Free Market Alternatives to Leviathan." The Independent Institute is a non-profit, non-partisan, scholarly research and educational organization that sponsors in-depth studies of critical social and economic issues.
March 30, 2012 5:00am
As the nonprofit sector continues to outpace the growth of private and government sector jobs even in the slow growing economy, the demand for well trained and capable mangers will only continue to increase. The nonprofit management certificate program at California State University, East Bay prepares current and aspiring nonprofit professionals to become qualified and knowledgeable staff, administrators, board members, and volunteers.
March 29, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Athletics Department will be participating in Family Skate Night, hosted by the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District and Cal State East Bay student group Skating for Kids' Achievement Through Exercise (S.K.A.T.E.). The event will provide local families the opportunity to enjoy music and skating in a fun and safe environment and will be held at Sunset Adult School in Hayward on April 4 from 3-7 p.m. Proceeds from raffle tickets will help provide skates for youth in the Hayward community.
March 28, 2012 5:00am
Educator Charmaine Banther, an alumna of CSUEB with a degree in computer science and a teaching credential, was recognized for her accomplishments in a special Women of the Year floor ceremony in the State Capitol.
March 27, 2012 5:00am
Terri Swartz, dean of the CSUEB College of Business and Economics, will speak at the East Bay Women in Business Roundtable on April 6. Their 2012 Luncheon Theme is "Women Defining the East Bay's Future,” which focuses on East Bay women who are leading the way in their respective industries.
March 26, 2012 5:00am
San Jose Mercury News reporter Matt O'Brien interviewed entrepreneur and Cal State East Bay student Jabir Tarin for his article, “Muslim fashion takes hold in Bay Area.”
March 23, 2012 5:00am
It wasn’t all that relatively long ago, about 200 years, that Liberia was set up as a colony of freedom and liberty by free ex-slaves from the United States. Almost as soon as it was set up, the same sins that the freed men and women had escaped from, a cultural and ethnic imperialism, were replicated in Liberia against the indigenous population. Charles Jackson has lived through the culmination of that history, and he worked tirelessly for years to bring that reality to the fore.
March 22, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis was selected as one of 11 nominees that will be inducted into the Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame on Mar. 31. De Angelis, who is in her 11th year at the helm of the Cal State East Bay Athletics Department, was selected as this year's inductee from the Sports & Athletics category and will be honored at the Induction Ceremony on Mar. 31 in Oakland.
March 21, 2012 5:00am
Master's level students in the Cal State East Bay Clinical/Counseling Psychology program provide counseling services every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to the community.
March 20, 2012 1:00pm
Congrats to CSUEB jazz students who participated in the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival last weekend. The Jazz Orchestra received unanimous “superior” ratings and was invited to give a “command performance” at the festival’s final concert.
March 16, 2012 1:00pm
Ellias Fullmore, ’11 M.A. Multimedia, has made MTVHive with the debut song he and fellow Ethiopians Meklit Hadero and Gabriel Teodros created for the hip-hop space opera.
March 16, 2012 12:00pm
It’s a little funny how English idiomatic expressions about change often refer to storms: every cloud has a silver lining, on the winds of change, sea change, etc. Jenerro Lockhart knows better than most how storms can affect people and, yes, how they can bring about evolution.
March 16, 2012 10:40am
CSUEB jazz students had an opportunity to perform at the Bay Area's premier jazz club, Yoshi's at Jack London Square, this week thanks to the first major gift to the University's Arts Events Sponsorship Program by Gary and Ann Roads of Livermore.
March 15, 2012 8:00am
”Image and Ideas,” an exhibition of a wide range of photography by fine art students, is on display in the Old Kiln Gallery Room, room 1202 in the Arts and Education Building, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, 94542.
March 15, 2012 5:00am
Jayme Pekarske set a new season high and helped Cal State East Bay pick up its third win of the season against a Division I opponent to earn WWPA Player of the Week honors.
March 14, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumna Amy Doan '02 may look like a club kid with her blue hair and anime style outfits but don't be fooled - she’s a successful fashion entrepreneur. In less than 10 years, she has founded the fashion line Shrinkle clothing and a vibrant makeup line called Sugarpill Cosmetics.
March 13, 2012 4:45pm
Cal State East Bay WorkAbility IV will be hosting Aaron Isaacson, EEO Specialist from the US Mint, who will present a workshop regarding “Working for the Federal Government and Using a Schedule A Letter” on Friday, March 16. He will discuss how and why to work for the federal government. Benefits include excellent health and life insurance, a retirement plan, vacation time, flexible working hours and reasonable accommodations.
March 13, 2012 5:00am
One hundred years ago on March 25, 1911, a cataclysmic fire swept through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Lower Manhattan. The fire killed 146 people and helped to galvanize the U.S. labor movement. The victims were mostly young immigrant women, many of whom jumped to their death to escape the flames. The tragedy prompted many improvements in fire safety across the country, such as sprinkler installation and laws mandating fire drills.
March 12, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay celebrates its commitment to diversity and inclusion during the third annual Diversity Day at the Hayward campus on May 16.
March 9, 2012 5:00am
The California State University, East Bay Personal Fitness Trainer certificate is a Web based program designed to present students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to implement and create a unique, medically balanced fitness model to better serve an increasingly educated and fitness-savvy clientele.
March 8, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay basketball teams swept the CCAA Freshman of the Year awards as Jacari Whitfield and Micah Walker were honored as the top rookies in the league. This was the first time in CCAA history that freshmen players from the men's and women's basketball teams won the award at the same time from the same university.
March 7, 2012 1:00pm
Due to flooding that occurred Monday, the gymnasium within the Recreation and Wellness Center has been closed temporarily. RAW Center workout facilities remain open to members, and all fitness classes and Health and Wellness Center programs will continue as scheduled.
March 7, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumna Marcia Somers has been named city manager for the City of Los Altos. Somers is the second woman to serve as Los Altos' city manager. She earned a master’s degree in public administration from Cal State East Bay.
March 6, 2012 11:50am
Cal State East Bay partnered with the CSU and 22 African American churches in the East Bay region for Super Sunday Feb. 19 in an effort to increase the number of African Americans attending college.
March 6, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay criminal justice department will screen the award-winning documentary, The Interrupters, on March 7at 6pm in MI 2032 at CSUEB, Hayward. Event is free and open to the public.
March 5, 2012 5:15am
The East Bay Student Nurses' Association (EBSNA) at the Concord Campus collected 41 pints of blood at its annual Blood Drive event. Over 45 donors consisting of students, faculty, staff and community members came out to support by donating blood. “It was definitely a community effort to save lives. [We had] a goal of 34 and we surely met that! We kept them busy that day” says Johna Bell Go, nursing student and event organizer.
March 5, 2012 5:00am
Edward J. Lopez, associate professor of law and economics at San Jose State University, will be the guest speaker for the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies lecture series on March 7. He will lecture on the use of eminent domain for economic development purposes, “The (Ab)use of Takings for Economic Development.”
March 2, 2012 5:00am
Due to the popularity of the first session, the Office of the Registrar is holding another "Graduation 101" workshop on Monday, March 12, at 2:00pm. This session will present the same information as the first and will be held in MPR of the new University Union to accommodate more students.
March 1, 2012 1:00pm
The Cal State East Bay English Department is taking entries through 4 p.m. Monday, April 2 in two writing contests: the “Robert V. Williams Memorial Contest” for short fiction, and the “Don Markos Prize for Poetry.”
March 1, 2012 5:00am
The CSUEB swim team collected honors for their work both in the pool and in the classroom.
February 29, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumnus Frank P. Paniagua, Jr. ’82 is the founder and CEO of Green Plug, the first developer of digital technology enabling communication and negotiation between electronic devices and power sources. His firm was recognized on the AlwaysOn’s GoingGreen Global 200 list —the top emerging companies that are transforming big industry and creating viable business models for the green technology.
February 28, 2012 5:00am
Information Age Publishing has released a new book co-edited by Gretchen Reevy, Cal State East Bay psychology lecturer, which addresses contemporary original research on personality, stress, and coping in educational contexts. Personality, Stress, and Coping: Implications for Education (Information Age Publishing, 2012) is a new volume in the IAP book series, Research on Stress and Coping in Education.
February 27, 2012 5:00am
Nursing and Health Sciences Lecturer Stephen J. Morewitz co-authored a new play with Susan Lieberman, Steamship Quanza, which will be included in Staging Holocaust Resistance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) by Gene A. Plunka.
February 24, 2012 5:00am
Due to a slow-moving economy, companies are investing in individuals with project management training to save money by keeping projects on track and on budget. Now is a great time to pursue a Project Management certificate.
February 23, 2012 11:00am
Cal State East Bay Athletics celebrated some very special Pioneers: the 1961-62 men's basketball team. They played when the University was still called Alameda State College.
February 22, 2012 12:00pm
CSUEB's Associated Students, Inc. announced Wednesday that the Bayfest concert featuring Too Short, YG, and HBK, scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2012, has been canceled due to logistical concerns.
February 22, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumnus Jeremy Cline '98 competed on the last season of the CBS television show, Amazing Race, with his partner, Sandy Draghi. Although the couple finished second place on the show, Cline told Livermore Patch that he came out winning more than money. Read interview.
Assistant professor covers economic history from the Great Depression to present for 'Grapes of Wrath' community reading program
February 21, 2012 4:00pm
Khal Schneider, assistant professor and graduate coordinator of history, will speak about “U.S. Economic History from the Great Depression to the Present” at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont.
February 21, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay expands its reach to students and professionals with the grand opening of a new transfer center at the Concord Campus. The new center provides personal service for a smoother transition to CSUEB.
February 17, 2012 5:00am
Colette Roche knew what she wanted to be from the beginning, “I was one of those people who always knew they wanted to be a high school English teacher.” When the time came, she went to University of California, Berkeley to earn her degree in English and then on to California State University, East Bay to get her teaching credential.
February 16, 2012 10:00am
Luz Calvo, CSUEB associate professor of Ethnic Studies, will be among several women speaking March 8 at the Hayward Honors Women Teach-in at the Hayward City Hall. Her topic will "Radical Women of Color."
February 16, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay softball player Sara Holdridge has been named the Worth/CCAA Player of the Week after helping the Pioneers open the conference season with a series victory over San Francisco State.
Behind the scenes at CSUEB's Arroyo literary magazine with alumni sponsor Stan Pisle, programmer and poet
February 15, 2012 5:35am
Alumnus Stan Pisle ‘85 may seem like an unlikely poet to many, with his computer science degree and a job as Senior Technical Director – IT Voice, Global Customer Service Division at AT&T. But he minored in English at then-Cal State Hayward, and has always been a writer, even as the computer degree paid the bills.
February 14, 2012 11:00am
Enjoy a piece of cake and learn about the CSUEB Friends of the Arts March 2, opening night of the winter musical, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.”
February 14, 2012 5:00am
TRiO programs have been in existence for over 40 years and were designed and funded by the U.S. Department of Education to provide supportive services to disadvantaged students to help them enter and graduate from college. TRiO programs at Cal State East Bay include: Upward Bound, Project IMPACT, Excel, and the Ronald McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.
February 13, 2012 5:00am
The Office of Graduate Studies will host its Pathway to Graduate School event March 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the New University Union Multipurpose Room.
February 10, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay’s Office of Admission will be accepting Undergraduate applications for Upper-Division Transfer students for the Summer 2012 Quarter. Applications will be accepted through May 1. To view a detailed list of open majors for Summer 2012, please visit Cal State Apply. For students interested in the impacted Business Administration, B.S., the supplemental application will be accepted through April 12. Learn more at: CBE.
February 10, 2012 5:00am
Nobody would have been able to call Anastasia Fedotova lagging or unsuccessful in her native Russia; she was educated and she had steady and gainful employment. Still, Anastasia didn’t feel that she personally had the skills set that she needed to be a success on her own scale. “Before I got my MBA degree I wanted to be more confident, and at work I found I lacked some experience; some skills; some knowledge.”
February 9, 2012 5:00am
The Cal State East Bay Philosophy Society will host a discussion on, “Gay Marriage and Philosophy: From Plato to Judith Butler,” as a part of CSUEB’s 7th Annual Queerfest. Event will take place at noon on Wednesday, February 15 in the ASI Diversity Center.
February 8, 2012 9:00am
Everyone 21 and over is invited to celebrate the release of the fourth annual “Arroyo Literary Review,” the literary journal of Cal State East Bay's English Department, from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Bistro, 1001 B St., Hayward, 94541.
February 8, 2012 5:00am
Sabrina Rodriguez serves as a reporter and fill-in anchor on the morning news at FOX-affiliate KTXL in Sacramento. Her job has led to a range of assignments including a recent story for which she went undercover as a panhandler, playing her guitar, and asking for money over the course of three hours on the streets of Sacramento.
February 7, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Athletics is set for a week of Homecoming 2012 events, contests and games celebrating Pioneer Pride and the 50th anniversary of the Pioneer Athletics Department through Feb. 12. The weeklong event, which will culminate with a basketball doubleheader against Cal Poly Pomona, also will include a Homecoming parade and dance, spirit contests, step show and pre-game tailgate all seeking to bring members of the campus community together in celebration of the university and all of its Pioneers.
February 6, 2012 5:00am
Gary Galles will be the guest speaker for the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies lecture series on February 15.
February 3, 2012 5:00am
Kelly Pan knows the needs and concerns of international students more intimately than most. Before becoming a program coordinator for the American Language Program (ALP) at California State University, East Bay, she was an international student from Beijing, China.
February 2, 2012 5:00am
Senior Sara Bonino competed in her final home swim meet for Cal State East Bay on January 20. She took first place in the 200 Yard Butterfly with a season best time of 2:14.85 and was victorious in the 1000 Yard Freestyle by 11 seconds in 10:52.64.
February 1, 2012 5:00am
Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) will host Tim Wise on February 2 in the multi-purpose room of the New University Union at 7:00pm. Event is free and open to the public.
January 31, 2012 5:00am
Student volunteers from the Department of Accounting in Cal State East Bay’s College of Business and Economics will provide free income tax assistance for the public during seven Saturdays through April 14.
January 30, 2012 5:00am
Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) will host “From Backpack to Briefcase” on February 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the new University Union. This professional development event will help prepare students for the Spring Career Fair.
January 27, 2012 5:50am
Listening to Associate Professor Dianne Rush-Woods talk about her family and her past is like listening to a rather engaging history book. She says, “I grew up extraordinarily poor. My mother was the daughter of a share-cropper, my father... worked for other people. So they came to Oakland running from the South.” These beginnings inspired her to want to help the poor in some capacity.
January 26, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay will celebrate the second Fred Korematsu Day on Jan. 31, 2012 with an intergenerational panel on Japanese-American internment held in Professor Colleen Fong's ethnic studies class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in MI2008.
Guest speakers include:
January 25, 2012 5:00am
STRATMARK, a direct marketing and nonprofit fundraising company, has named George Zhang as Vice President of Analytics. Zhang was previously employed as Senior Analytics Manager for the Quantitative Marketing Group at Merkle. Zhang holds a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from California State University, East Bay.
January 23, 2012 1:00pm
Patrick Devine’s story begins the way many immigrant stories do: he left his native country, Ireland, at a young age to look for a better life in the United States. His struggle to find stability was compounded by his youth, new surroundings, and lack of higher education. “Coming from Ireland, my father was a carpenter, my mother was a hairdresser, and the idea of going to university was not even within the realm of possibility.”
January 23, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay’s Concord Campus offers a free shuttle for all students, staff, and faculty from the Concord BART station.
The shuttle, which began its inaugural run in October, is an alternative option for transportation with direct service from Concord BART.
January 20, 2012 5:00am
A career panel for mathematics and computer science majors or those contemplating them will be held Thursday, January 26 at 12pm in the New Student Union Multipurpose Room B. The panel will feature distinguished CSUEB alumni working at notable Bay Area companies who will share their perspective on "How to Apply a Math and Computer Science Degree to Achieve a Successful Career in Today's Economy."
January 19, 2012 5:00am
Come out and support your Cal State East Bay Pioneers when men’s and women’s basketball takes on Chico State this Friday, January 20, at 5:30pm.
January 18, 2012 5:00am
Becky Williamson, '87, MS kinesiology, signed a publishing deal to co-author, The Fit Formula (2011, Celebrity Press). The book features top advice from health, fitness and wellness experts from across the globe on the subjects of total body health, fitness and nutrition. Released in December 2011, The Fit Formula immediately climbed to international best-seller status in five Amazon.com categories. In the United States, the book reached #1 in both the "Weight Training" and "Quick Workout" categories.
January 17, 2012 5:00am
Professor Emerita of International Management Loretta Graziano Breuning wrote an article, “Score! Dopamine! Repeat! Or Not,” for Psychology Today in which she explains how some people get caught up in endless efforts to stimulate more of that dopamine feel-good with more goal-seeking. Read article.
January 16, 2012 5:00amJennifer Rozario, training and readiness program manager at Microsoft, will shed light on how her physical impairment never stopped her from triumphing in her life, education and career. Prior to Microsoft, Rozario held management positions at Pillar Data Systems, EMC Corporation and Legato.
January 13, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Athletics Department is set to induct six new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame on May 5. Four former student-athletes and a pair of former coaches will be recognized for their achievements at the Hall of Fame banquet, where they will join numerous Pioneer legends who have preceded them in induction.
January 12, 2012 1:00pm
California State University, East Bay is now offering an MS in Education, Option in Curriculum. This degree is designed to provide advanced special preparation and competencies for teachers and other educational professionals at all grade levels. In keeping with the vision of being accessible to working professionals, classes will be held at Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, CA during the evenings.
January 12, 2012 5:00am
David Henderson, associate professor of economics at the Naval Postgraduate School, will discuss “Seven Myths about Free Markets” on January 18 as part of the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies speaker series. The lecture takes place at 2:00pm in the old university union, room 311. Event is free and open to the public.
January 11, 2012 10:00am
The recently developed Cal State East Bay Arts Events Sponsorship Program has its first major gift of $2,500 from Gary and Ann Roads of Livermore in support of the Music Department’s 13th Annual Night of Jazz at Yoshi’s.
January 11, 2012 5:00am
Foster City announced that Cal State East Bay college of business alumni were recently promoted at the City. Steve Toler, who is currently serving as finance director, will be promoted to assistant city manager while Assistant Finance Director Lin-Lin Cheng will become finance director.
January 10, 2012 5:00am
Multimedia Graduate Program students Mustafa Ebrahimi and Martin Wood wowed KRON 4 morning show personality Henry Tennanbaum with their creative, 360 degree movie-making technique.
No worry if you missed the airing Saturday a.m., you can watch the show as many times as you like at:
January 9, 2012 5:00am
Tom Lorentzen '68 will explore the life and times of Eric Hoffer, a man whose career traveled from a one-time hobo and longshoreman to a widely read and acclaimed writer, on January 11 at the CSUEB Concord campus.
January 9, 2012 1:00am
Lesley Di Mare, MA ‘82 speech communication, has been named president of Colorado State University - Pueblo.
January 6, 2012 12:00pm
Hawaiian musician Patrick Landeza, ’97 sociology, will make his Carnegie Hall debut Sunday, Jan. 8 as one of eight artists in the “Listen for Life” non-profit concert – aimed at restoring music as a unifying force for peace throughout the world.
January 6, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay Lecturer John Herndon was featured by CNN Money as someone creatively making extra money. In the news segment called American hustlers: Finding ways to make extra cash, Herndon shared how he teaches business classes at CSUEB to supplement his consulting income.
January 5, 2012 5:00am
Dan Martin, associate professor of management, contributed a chapter to the Handbook of Research on Teaching Ethics in Business and Management Education (2011, IGI Global).
January 4, 2012 5:00am
John Farahi '71 received the prestigious 2011 Hotelier of the Year Award from the Nevada Hotel & Lodging Association (NHLA). He is the CEO of the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno. Farahi earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University, East Bay.
Seven Cal State East Bay graduate students presented research they conducted this summer alongside scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory during an Aug. 9 poster session at the lab.
The Office of the Registrar be be holding their "Graduation 101" workshop on the following dates:
Famed music historian and social justice activist, Davey D. will discuss the state of Hip Hop with Todd Anthony Show - aka Too Short - on Tuesday, November 13 at 6pm in the MPR of the new University Union.