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Long Beach State University to Host Chinese Athletes for Special Olympics World Games

LONG BEACH, Calif. (July 24, 2015) – Long Beach State University (LBSU), in partnership with the Special Olympics World Games, will host 330 Chinese athletes and their coaches, who will stay in the university’s Beachside Housing dormitories from July 21-24 while training for the upcoming World Games. “As a long-time partner of the Special Olympics, […]

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Cal State Long Beach and Long Beach Police Department Announce New Comprehensive Partnership

LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 24, 2015) – California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) today announced the launch of a comprehensive partnership that will result in the expansion of internships and hands-on opportunities for CSULB students to engage in forensics work, and research on new policing strategies and training and services for LBPD officers and their families.

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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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