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CSULB’s Carpenter Center to Host Inaugural President’s Gala

The gala will benefit Arts for Life, a community outreach and education program for the performing arts LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 24, 2015) – California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) President Jane Close Conoley will host the first-ever President’s Gala on Saturday, Oct. 3 at the university’s Carpenter Performing Arts Center. CSULB salutes the Carpenter […]

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Long Beach College Promise Partners Awarded Top Calif. Prize for Innovation in Higher Education

LONG BEACH, Calif.  (March 20, 2015) – The Long Beach College Promise has earned a $5 million prize as part of California Governor Jerry Brown’s Awards for Innovation in Higher Education. The Award recognizes innovations in higher education that smooth academic transition points for students moving from elementary and secondary education to post-secondary institutions. It […]

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Keck Foundation Awards CSULB $500,000 to Fund New Undergraduate Research Opportunities

LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 19, 2015) — A $500,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation will fund new avenues for undergraduate research in the rapidly expanding field of energy materials, California State University, Long Beach  announced.  The funding will create a new interdisciplinary education program, the Keck Energy Materials Research Program (KEMP), with new curriculum as […]

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CSULB College of Education Receives $230,000 Bechtel Award for Transforming Teacher Education

LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 18, 2015) – Through California State University’s (CSU) Preparing a New Generation of Educators Initiative, California State University Long Beach’s (CSULB) College of Education (CED) was recently awarded a $230,000 grant from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation for its transformative efforts to enhance educator teacher preparation. CSULB is one of […]

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