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California State University, Long Beach Leadership Update

Fall 2012

A Message from President F. King Alexander

President F. King Alexander There was a time, really not that long ago, when California was envied worldwide for its commitment and access to higher education. The California Master Plan, enacted in the 1960s, defined the expanded roles of the California community college system, the California State University and the University of California, in the process making it possible for nearly everyone to take advantage of learning beyond high school … More


Proposition 30 Included Among State Ballot Measures In November

On Campus

U.S.News & World Report Ranks CSULB 4th Public University Best in West

Victory Media Names Cal State Long Beach to ‘Military Friendly Schools’ List

Molina Healthcare, CSULB Launch New Internship to Help with Career Choice

DENSO Funds Top Plasma Cutting System for College of Engineering at CSULB

Coca-Cola Foundation Awards Cal State Long Beach $500,000


CSULB Adds 2 New Doctoral Degrees—Physical Therapy, Nursing Practice

CSULB Ranked 9th Nationally in Awarding Bachelor’s Degrees to Minority Students

19 Parent-Daughter Pairs Stay at CSULB as Part of ‘My Daughter is an Engineer’

Verizon Supports CSULB Science Education Summer Camp for Homeless Children

Faculty & Staff Highlights

CSU Long Beach Archaeologist’s Easter Island Findings in National Geographic

Cal State Long Beach Professor Named 2012 Geological Society of America Fellow

CSULB Media Group Wins National Award for Documentary on the Panama Canal

CSULB Professor Gets Lifetime Award for Contributions to Central American Studies

CSULB Faculty Member Gets Douglas Legacy of Vision Award at LA Mission Event


CSULB Science Faculty Earn $589,999 DoD Grant to Support Nano-optics Experiments

CSULB Anthropology Lecturer Named a Top Professor on RateMyProfessors.com

CSULB Chemistry Prof Receives NIH Grant to Study Peptides as a Cancer Treatment

Vice Provost Receives Fulbright Award to Travel to Germany for Higher Ed Program

Faculty, Students Studying Molecules to Carry Drugs Across Cell Membranes

Student Highlights

President’s Scholars Program at Cal State Long Beach Welcomes 26 New Scholars

4 Cal State Long Beach Students Selected 2012-13 Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars

2 CSULB Students Chosen for Finals of Engineering Research Competition in Paris

CSULB Student Gets Fulbright for Study in Mexico City on 1940s-1960s Bracero Project

Doctoral Student, 10 Grad Students at CSULB Awarded Research Fellowships


7 CSULB Graduate Students from CHAAT Spend Summer at Internships with NASA

CSULB Student Spending Fall in Washington, D.C. as Panetta Intern

Cal State Long Beach Students Set Their Sights on the Stars with NASA Internships

Grad Student at Cal State Long Beach Named Recipient of Hearst/Trustees’ Award

CSULB CAMP Student Serving as HACU Intern

Sports Highlights

All 18 Teams at Long Beach State Exceed Division I Academic Performance Rates

LBSU Golfer 1st 49er in Men’s History to Go to NCAA Championship as Individual

Cal State Long Beach Fishing Team Captures National Championship

LBSU Track and Field Teams Earn Division I All-Academic Distinctions


49ers Get 2nd Straight Conference Commissioner’s Cup with Best Average Ever

LBSU Men’s Volleyball Player on 2012 Volleyball Magazine All-America Team

Long Beach State Well Represented on USA Volleyball Rosters in London Olympics

28 Long Beach State Athletes Named Big West Academic All-Conference Honorees

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