The Fellows of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics are individuals and companies working together in support of excellence in math and science at California State University, Long Beach. As Fellows, they ensure that outstanding teaching and research programs are available to educate the next generation of scientists and mathematicians, as well as a science literate citizenry.
Fellows also enjoy the many benefits of association with California State University, Long Beach such as access to faculty, invitations to campus and CNSM events, and programs designed specifically for Fellows members.
Through its six departments - Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Geological Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Astronomy and Science Education - the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics provides a pipeline of superbly trained researchers, leaders and teachers for California and the nation. Over 12,000 strong, our alumni distinguish themselves in industry, the health professions, and academia. They found new companies, lead major corporations, and pioneer research leading to the commercialization of revolutionary advances in many areas of our lives. Fellows, through their membership support and active participation, are vital stakeholders in the future success of all CNSM students.
A student-centered academic program infused with hands-on, inquiry-based laboratory and field experiences is the cornerstone of a CNSM education. We take pride in graduating "bench-ready" scientists well versed in the practice of analysis and discovery, who distinguish themselves technically in graduate and professional programs, and the workplace. Fellows are essential to our efforts to ensure that student instruction keeps pace with advances in science and technology. Support from our Fellows assists with College priorities such as: