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CSULB Faculty Member to Receive National Award for Contributions to Information Literacy and Instruction

LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 22, 2015) — Lesley Farmer, a professor of Educational Technology and Media Leadership at California State University, Long Beach, was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Librarian Recognition Award by the Library Instruction Round Table of the American Library Association.

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CSULB Ranks No. 4 Among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Hispanic-Serving Institutions

LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 5, 2015) — The Peace Corps announced its 2015 rankings of the top volunteer-producing Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide and California State University, Long Beach ranked No. 4 with 26 alumni currently serving in the volunteer program run by the United States government.

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Cal State Long Beach Welcomes Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games Through 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 4, 2015) – Approaching nearly two decades as partners, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and Special Olympics Southern California today announced that the university will continue to serve as the host site for Summer Games through 2017. The Summer Games is Special Olympics Southern California’s largest competition of the year […]

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Long-Time CSULB Benefactors Bob and Regena Cole Conferred Honorary Degrees

LONG BEACH, Calif. (May 20, 2015) – Long-time California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) supporters, Bob (posthumously) and Regena Cole were awarded honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees at 2015 commencement. Mrs. Cole accepted both honorary degrees during a conferral ceremony at CSULB’s recent Alumni Awards banquet. This marks the first time since 2008 that honorary degrees have been granted in the name of the university.

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