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College Learning and Career Success: Employers’ Perspectives

March 2nd, 2015

Hart Research Associates conducted an online survey among 400 employers and 613 college students in late 2014 on behalf of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The survey focused on how prepared they believe college students are in a variety of areas. They found that at least 4 in 5 employers rate the following... [Read more]

Former Long Beach Mayor Attends Mentor Lunch with CLA Students

February 23rd, 2015

Former Long Beach Mayor, Robert Foster, visited campus on February 20th to join eight of our students as part of the College of Liberal Arts Mentor Lunch Program. Associate Dean, Dr. Amy Bippus, hosted Mr. Foster on campus along with several student attendees, which included: Laura Acosta, Jei Florentino, Steven Kerns, AJ Leone, Larry Horsley,... [Read more]

CSULB’s Journalism Program Ranks #4 Nationally

February 19th, 2015

CSULB’s journalism program was ranked No. 4 nationally by Journalism Degree
According to Journalism Degree, “The Fall of 2011 saw new course requirements for journalism students at CSU Long Beach. Some required courses for students earning a journalism degree include: “Writing Across the Media,” and “Introduction to Online Media.” CSU Long Beach also offers a number of additional course... [Read more]

The Nile Project

February 4th, 2015

Published: February 2, 2015

By Shayne Schroeder
The Nile Project is helping to transform the Nile conflict by inspiring, educating and empowering an international network of university students, including many from CSULB, to cultivate the sustainability of their ecosystem. The project, which comes to campus this week, integrates programs in music, education, dialogue, leadership and... [Read more]

Children’s Literature Celebrates Black History

February 4th, 2015

Published: February 2, 2015
By Richard Manly

“Perhaps it is only in childhood that books have any deep influence on our lives.” – Graham Greene
The celebration of African-American culture that is Black History Month finds valuable expression in Black children’s literature.
Africana Studies’ Bede Ssensalo is an expert in Black children’s literature in the U.S., Africa and the... [Read more]

NEH Grant Aids Berquist’s Research

February 2nd, 2015

Originally Published: January 15, 2015

Emily Berquist
By Richard Manly
History’s Emily Berquist Soule recently received a grant of $50,400 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to fund her research on the politics of slavery and antislavery in the late Spanish Empire.
“I’m really excited to be able to move forward on my second book,” said Berquist,... [Read more]

Where in the world will you go? See where CLA Faculty have gone.

January 5th, 2015

 Where will your Liberal Arts major take you in the world? Japan? South Africa? See where the faculty of CSULB’s College of Liberal Arts have gone! To see the map, click here:  College of Liberal Arts World Map.

CLA Students Met with Aquarium of the Pacific Vice President of Human Resources for Mentor Lunch

October 27th, 2014

 On October 24th as part of the CLA’s Mentor Lunch program, Kathie Nirschl, Vice President of Human Resources for the Aquarium of the Pacific, hosted eight students and Associate Dean Amy Bippus. Kanika Banks, Brad Davis, Johnathan Granados, Emily Ibrahim, Zoltan Jely, Asia Lias, Moe Nanami, and Bonnie Shilling toured the Aquarium displays and back... [Read more]

Dr. Barnes receives M. Katherine B. Darmer Outstanding Community Service Award

September 3rd, 2014

Professor Barnes, shown on right.
Dr. Nielan Barnes, Sociology department, received the M. Katherine B. Darmer Outstanding Community Service Award by the Orange County Lavender Bar Association.  This award, named in memory of the late Katherine Darmer, a founding member of the OCLBA Board of Directors, recognizes individuals and organizations that make extraordinary contributions to the... [Read more]

Survey of Employers Shows Value (and Earning Power) of Liberal Arts

August 27th, 2014

 The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) published a report January 22, 2014, highlighting the value of a liberal arts degree.  This report focuses on U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey from 2010-2011,  in which Hart Research Associates surveyed 318 employers of at least... [Read more]