Coyotes, the 50th anniversary is here and the school is definitely giving us a lot of love, celebrating our past, transforming our future.
The Commons got an overhaul, making it look like part of an actual restaurant.
New items were also added to the menu: freshly cut sushi that’s prepared right in front of you, deli sandwiches that can come in many assorted breads or tortilla, the new double cheese burger, and let’s not forget the new Coca-Cola freestyle machine that gives you the ability to finish off your meal with a beverage of your own creation.
The student union is open and a lot friendlier on the eyes since the remodeling.
It’s been experiencing a lot more traffic since school started compared to the student union pre-remodeling and it seems it will stay that way with the added seating.
The new paint also gives the student union a fresh appeal that makes it easy to relax in the building after classes are finished.
ITS Tech week is a new event that is with the 50th anniversary.
The premise of this event is to help students inform students more on technology and what the school has to offer.
The event spans four days: with TechConnect on Oct. 13, which connects our Information, Technology Open House is on the 14, Software Download Party is on the 15 in which Microsoft Office 365 is offered for free to students, while also enjoying free pizza.
To finish the week off, training for Microsoft Office 365 is offered for individuals who might need a little help.
New classes are being offered in the English department for the 50th anniversary.
They incorporated a 60s theme since CSUSB was founded in the 60s.
They offer a chance to learn about Latina Drama (Eng 319) and how they were affected by the Civil Rights Movement, 60s confessional Poetry (Eng 440), and also 60s Science Fiction (Eng 515).
The Recreational and Sports Center has been given a name change and is now called The Recreational and Wellness Center—in hopes to encourage more students to take care of themselves.
“The Recreational and Wellness Center wants all to feel welcomed. CSUSB strives to incorporate each unique individual, making it their second home,” said Nancy Ruelas, an employee for the Rec Center.
Schools First Federal Credit Union plans to have an event on the main campus, at the Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center, on Oct. 16.
The event is being hosted by 50th anniversary Speaker Series Doctor Sing Kong Lee, a professor of biological sciences from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
The premise of the event is “Teacher Education with Relevance: The Role of the National Institution of Education.”
CSUSB, over the years, has been granted many achievements.
European CEO Magazine named the Business and Public Administration program “one of the four most innovative business schools and top 18 in the world.”
CSUSB was also stated to be one of “America’s coolest schools” by the Sierra Club.
Let’s toast to another 50 years. Happy birthday, CSUSB!