The advising and academic department continues to find ways to keep students motivated by meeting and assisting students online. According to Matt Markin, the Academic Advisor and Graduation Pledge Coordinator for Undergraduate Studies, the department's mission is simple. Markin shared, "The mission statement of Advising and Academic Services is that we provide guidance to undergraduate students throughout their academic journey by assisting them in making informed decisions that support their academic, personal, and career goals." John Noriega, MPA, is another Academic Advisor who informs students of the department's services. "We offer academic advising to all undergraduate students, … [Read more...] about Advising services guides student career choices through the pandemic
Many students feel clueless when given the question, “Are you ready to graduate?”. Countless students respond similarly with “ Finishing school yes, but not the real world.” I asked a few students why they felt that way, when the Career Center is there to help ease that feeling of what comes next. Numerous students have never attended the Career Center workshops. CSUSB student Janneth Milian explains how difficult it is to go during the scheduled times the career center scheduled the workshops. “Always the same time, twelve to one,” Milian said. Like Milian, many students have work or class at the time. They wish they can attend workshops on internships, resume building and … [Read more...] about Are students ready to Graduate?
By Danielle Workman | Staff Writer | Priscilla Arvizu will have more than a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies, when she accepts her diploma from CSUSB Saturday evening, June 15, 2013. Arvizu also will take with her a life-changing experience as a PR student that helped her acquire strong communication/public relation skills. Her education has equipped her to handle media relationships, good writing abilities and oral communication skills. Every single communication course has molded Arvizu to be a results-driven individual adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, and work collaboratively with a high-energy group of individuals. Arvizu’s time at CSUSB … [Read more...] about Fashion columnist comes to the finish line
By Erin Leach |Staff Writer| CSUSB has joined other college campuses in adding graduation ceremonies that celebrate varying ethnicity. This adds a unique twist to every ceremony and allows each individual culture to express themselves and celebrate according to their own unique backgrounds. Aunjolay Lambert is a African American student who is participating in “Black Grad.” She said, “It is an honor to have a separate ceremony devoted to my culture. As an African American women, I don’t get singled out for my accomplishments very often.” Currently, CSUSB has three separate graduation ceremonies: African American, Latino, and the traditional ceremony where all students are … [Read more...] about Separate graduation ceremony creates waves
By Marysol Guzman |Staff Writer| A student CSU trustee, Cipriano Vargas, met with students in an open forum on Jan. 24 to speak about concerns within the CSU system. The event took place in the Student Union where roughly over 20 students and faculty attended. One issue Vargas mentioned was the new proposed 2013-14 state budget that will aid higher education against high tuition fees. He assured a non-tuition increase for the next four years if the proposal passes sometime in May or June. Vargas also talked about student accessibility through online classes and open courses. This would allow busy students with full-time jobs to graduate on time along with allowing the older generation … [Read more...] about CSU trustee visits CSUSB
By Luz Hernandez |Staff Writer| A 38-year-old Cal State San Bernardino graduate student was shot and killed by campus police on Dec. 8. Bartholomew Williams died during an altercation with campus police, just after the CSUSB Commencement Ceremonies. The tragedy has left students, faculty and staff at CSUSB in shock. University officials have been holding open forums for members of our university community to express their sentiments and concerns regarding the shooting. They began having these forums in December shortly after the tragedy occurred. The goal of these forums is to keep an open line of communication between the university community and university officials regarding the … [Read more...] about December 8th 2012 Shooting of Bartholomew Williams
By Gabbie Corral |Staff Writer| Kimley Jones and her daughter, Kourtney, have been attending CSUSB together for the last five years and have been loving every minute of it. They will both graduate together this June—Kimley with a master’s degree in education and Kourtney with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. “I love that even though [CSUSB] is a decent-sized campus, it’s still like a small campus because the professors have been so nice to me and they know who I am. I love that personal touch,” said Kimley when asked what her favorite thing about being a student was. She hopes to attain a local teaching job after graduation and give back to students in a similar way. Kourtney … [Read more...] about Mother-daughter duo shine at CSUSB
By CSUSB Office of Public Affairs |Press Release| SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – It’s their time for recognition after years of dedication, diligence and study. More than 3,000 Cal State San Bernardino students will be eligible to graduate when the university hosts five separate commencement ceremonies this weekend, June 18-19. As part of the graduation exercises, highly respected attorney, community activist and philanthropist Bruce D. Varner will be presented an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree during the College of Business and Public Administration commencement at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 18. This year’s candidates, many of whom are first-generation college students, include … [Read more...] about CSUSB Spring 2011 Commencement