Long Beach,
07
December
2017
|
10:15 PM
America/Los_Angeles

Nohemi Gonzalez to Be Honored with Plaque on Campus

Summary

Nohemi Gonzalez, Long Beach State Student Killed in 2015 Terrorist Attack in Paris, to Be Honored with Plaque on Campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

Contact: Jeff.Bliss@csulb.edu

             562-985-5109

 

WHAT:

Nohemi Gonzalez, an industrial design student at California State University Long Beach, was studying in France when she was killed in the Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 13, 2015. Ms. Gonzalez is being memorialized with a plaque based on a design she created while studying abroad.

WHEN:

The unveiling and dedication takes place on Wednesday, Dec. 6, noon

WHERE:

Room 131 (Lower Division Shop) in the Design Building (DESN).

Cal State Long Beach is at 1250 Bellflower Blvd. in Long Beach, with easy access from the 405, 605 and 22 freeways. View map here. The closest parking is in Lot 9 at Palo Verde Avenue and State University Drive. Parking permits can be secured through Jeff Bliss in the Office of Public Affairs.

 

WHY:

To honor the memory and work of Ms. Gonzalez.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

 

At the time of her murder, Ms. Gonzalez was spending a semester at the Strate School of Design in Sèvres near Paris. The plaque, designed to hang inside the Lower Division Shop on the Long Beach campus, incorporates her identifying symbol and a favorite quote of hers. The design process was directed and managed by faculty member, Michael LaForte, with student input and leadership/coordination provided by Andrew Marosi, an alumnus and classmate of Ms. Gonzalez. It was fabricated by Andrew Calder, an alumnus who attended Strate with Ms. Gonzalez.

CONTACTS:

Cal State Long Beach: Jeff Bliss, 562-985-5109, Jeff.Bliss@csulb.edu

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