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Cal State Long Beach Leaders to Receive NAACP Award

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Cal State Long Beach Leaders to Receive NAACP Award

Honored for their commitment to civil rights and equality

MEDIA ADVISORY

Cal State Long Beach Leaders to Receive NAACP Award

Honored for their commitment to civil rights and equality

WHAT: Carmen Taylor, California State University, Long Beach vice president of Student Affairs, and Forouzan Golshani, dean of CSULB’s College of Engineering, will be honored at the 2017 Long Beach Branch NAACP 38th Founder’s Celebration Dinner. Taylor will receive the Zelma Lipscomb Award. Golshani will receive the Higher Education Award. Both awards acknowledge their many contributions to the NAACP’s commitment to civil rights and equality.

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

Silent Auction and President’s Reception: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Program and Dinner begins at 6:50 p.m.

WHERE: The Long Beach Hilton

701 W. Ocean Blvd.

Long Beach, Calif. 90831

WHY: Taylor’s leadership is fostering an inclusive environment at Cal State Long Beach. She encourages students to turn their backs on enmity and use the current national atmosphere as a learning opportunity.

Golshani has initiated student success programs that have reduced time to graduation. He has implemented an enrollment system focused on women, underrepresented groups, veterans and persons with disabilities. The College of Engineering has earned high rankings for issuing degrees to members of underrepresented student groups.

To learn more about Cal State Long Beach honorees, click here.

CONTACT:  Susan C. Mills, CSULB Public Affairs Office, at 562-985-7902

or susan.mills@csulb.edu.

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