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Glatt’s Latest Novel—”The Nakeds”

March 3rd, 2015

Originally Published: March 1, 2015

By Richard Manly
PHOTO COURTESY OF LISA GLATT
Lisa Glatt, a longtime member of the English Department, recently saw the world rights to her new novel The Nakeds acquired for Regan Arts.
The novel, set in 1970s California, centers on the impact a hit-and-run accident has on the driver and victim. The family drama is slated... [Read more]

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]

Forty-Five Years of American Indian Studies at CSULB

March 2nd, 2015

[ March 14, 2015; 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_6528" align="alignright" width="200"] Roundance[/caption]
The annual Pow-Wow event on campus is coming up on Saturday, March 14 from 11 AM to 10 PM, and Sunday, March 15 from 11 AM to 6 PM.  
Founded in 1968, the American Indian Studies Program celebrate forty-five years as an independent program at Cal State Long Beach. Located on the... [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

PHOTO BY PETER STANLEY
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.

The Art of Employment: Improve Your Employment Prospects with a Liberal Arts Degree Coupled with Technical Skills

December 15th, 2014

In the current economy, current and prospective students are particularly concerned about maximizing their career prospects after graduation. Burning Glass Technologies addressed this issue with analysis of the level jobs available to liberal arts graduates. They discovered that from July 2012-June 2013 there were 955,000 jobs available to recent grads; however, if those students coupled... [Read more]