News @ the Beach

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

Gov. Jerry Brown Awards $5M Prize for Innovative Leadership 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 […]

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

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, Cal State Long Beach  announced.  The funding will create a new interdisciplinary education program, the Keck Energy Materials Research Program (KEMP), with new curriculum as well as allow for the expansion […]

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

Through California State University’s (CSU) Preparing a New Generation of Educators Initiative, Cal State Long Beach’s 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 seven CSU campuses (and eight programs total) that are […]

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CSULB’s Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership Honors Louis Zamperini, Inspiration for “Unbroken,” with Wooden Ethics in Leadership Award

Cal State Long Beach’s Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership at has honored the late Louis Zamperini with its 2015 Nell and John Wooden Ethics in Leadership Award.  The story of Zamperini’s life has become known worldwide through the recent release of the movie, “Unbroken.”  Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is based on Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling […]

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