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CSULB Professor Dr. Lesley Farmer Receives 2015 Librarian Recognition Award

CSULB Professor Dr. Lesley Farmer selected 2015 recipient of the Librarian Recognition Award by the Library Instruction Round Table of the American Library Association

CSULB Professor Dr. Lesley Farmer selected 2015 recipient of the Librarian Recognition Award by the Library Instruction Round Table of the American Library Association Lesley Farmer, a professor of Educational Technology and Media Leadership at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Librarian Recognition Award by the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) of the American Library Association (ALA).

CSULB to Remain Host Site For Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games through 2017

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  Approaching nearly two decades as partners, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and Special Olympics Southern California announced Thursday, that the university will continue to serve as the host site for Summer Games through 2017.

RPNA Honors Student Who Turns Around Through Mentorship

Mentor Mike Forth stands with Jazzier Johnson and Councilmember Suja Lowenthal.

Mentor Mike Forth stands with Jazzier Johnson and Vice-Mayor Suja Lowenthal. By his own admission, Jazzier Johnson, 17, was just wasting time and rapidly becoming a high school drop out. That was before he entered the Power4Youth mentoring program of Long Beach and turned his future around. 

Rockett Academy Recognizes First Class of Graduates

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On Sunday, May 31, 2015, the Rockett Academy recognized its first class of seventh and eighth graders who completed the year-long program. Graduates received certificates and special words of encouragement from the local firefighters who mentored them throughout the year.

A Record $1.5 Million in Scholarships Awarded by Long Beach City College

President Oakley (center) with two LBCC scholarship recipients at today’s reception. LBCC students Dung Vo (left) received $14,000 and Zachariah Hawk (right) received more than $22,000 in scholarships.

President Oakley (center) with two LBCC scholarship recipients at Friday’s reception. LBCC students Dung Vo (left) received $14,000 and Zachariah Hawk (right) received more than $22,000 in scholarships. Long Beach City College awarded $1.5 million in scholarships Friday, May 29, the most of any single year in College history.

Westerly 8th Graders Build Sustainable Garden in Nicaragua

This global service project taught the eight grade students lessons that could not be learned in the classroom. They also had a chance to practice their Spanish.

This global service project taught the eight grade students lessons that could not be learned in the classroom. They also had a chance to practice their Spanish. Ten eighth graders from Westerly school traveled over 3,000 miles last week to Nicaragua to build a sustainable learning garden at a school in a rural farming community near Villa El Carmen.

Nine CSULB Alums Honored For Distinguished Service

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Nine California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) alumni were recently recognized with the Distinguished Alumni Award for their accomplishments in their respective fields.

Record Number of Degrees to be Awarded at CSULB Commencement Ceremonies

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California State University, Long Beach’s (CSULB) 2015 Commencement will be a collection of 10 graduation ceremonies at the Long Beach campus. It will be Jane Close Conoley’s first commencement as CSULB’s president.

City Provides ‘Art of Recycling’ Bins to Long Beach Unified Schools in Honor of Earth Day

From left: Tiffany Chen, City of Long Beach Sustainability Analyst; Diana Craighead, President, Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education; Daniel Brezenoff, Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Robert Garcia; Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez; Renaissance High School Principal Quentin Brown; and Renaissance High School students.

From left: Tiffany Chen, City of Long Beach Sustainability Analyst; Diana Craighead, President, Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education; Daniel Brezenoff, Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Robert Garcia; Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez; Renaissance High School Principal Quentin Brown; and Renaissance High School students.

CSULB Theatre Dept. Honors Supporters at Art à la Carte Gala

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The Theatre Arts Department at California State University, Long Beach has announced the entertainment offerings for their theatrical fundraiser on Sunday, May 3rd. Art à la Carte: A Taste of All Things Theatre at CSULB, will be held from 5 to 8pm in the Theatre Arts building on the CSULB campus.

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