News @ the Beach

CSULB President Jane Close Conoley and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to Address Media Following Passing of Student in Paris Attack

WHO:

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) President Jane Close Conoley will be available for comment following the passing of student Nohemi Gonzalez in the Paris attacks.

WHAT:

Gonzalez, 23, was killed during the attacks in and around Paris on November 13. Gonzalez, from El Monte, Calif., was a senior studying design and attending Strate College of Design during a semester abroad program. The university will also hold a vigil at 4 pm on Sunday to mourn Gonzalez’s passing and to grieve for all the victims of the atrocious attack. There were a total of 17 CSULB students studying abroad this semester in France. All other students have been reported safe.

WHEN/WHERE:

Saturday, November 14, at 2:30 p.m. on Friendship Walk near the bottom level, north entrance of the University Student Union. Media parking is available in Lot 3. A map of the campus can be found here. Cal State Long Beach is located at 1250 Bellflower Boulevard in Long Beach with easy access from the 405, 605 and 22 freeways. For campus map click here.