How do you feel about graduation and what advice would you give to incoming freshmen? Ricardo Vega, 24: "I am excited because I am a first-generation college student who is also pursuing their masters right away. I would tell Freshman that time management is important and that there will always be a time and place for everything." Mayra Sanchez, 21: "I am excited about graduation, but I am also feeling nervous to graduate because now I have to decide what I am going to do after I graduate. I have worked really hard these past years and I am very proud of what I have done. I am excited for what life has set up for me. The advice that I would give to incoming Freshman would … [Read more...] about Vox Pop: Seniors reflect speak about graduation
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 Cherae Hunt |Staff Writer| Black college students are less likely to graduate with a bachelor’s degree than any other ethnicity, according to The State of Higher Education in California – Black Report. The percentages of graduating with a bachelor’s degree is higher than a decade ago but is still less than the percentage of white graduates, the report said. More than 90 percent of these black adults have a high school diploma but only 23 percent have at least a bachelor’s degree versus 42 percent of White adults, according to the Campaign for College Opportunity. All the students interviewed were black students. “No, I don’t think black students are set up to fail in … [Read more...] about PR – Spring- News Week 7 Black Students Falling Behind
By Cecilia Gutierrez |Staff Writer| CSUSB Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) is involved in a wide range of academic, career activities for all students. The CSUSB Student Research Competition, for example, is an annual event that gives both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to present their scholarly work in an academic competition. Research presented is specified towards the students’ discipline and career goals. Students compete by discipline and class standing (undergraduate/graduate) and each have ten minutes to give an oral presentation of their work to a jury. They also have five minutes to answer any questions the jury has regarding their … [Read more...] about Graduate and undergrads have chance to compete for awards