News @ the Beach

University is Serving an Aging Population

President Jane Close Conoley recently sat down with state lawmakers to talk about why they should invest in the California State University (CSU). Surprisingly, her conversation centered on how California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is improving the lives of Californians who are 50 years and older versus those individuals who are between 18 and 25 years of age, and more likely to seek to enroll in a state university.

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Cal State Long Beach UTEACH Program Receives $500,000 Gift

Current and future students studying in California State University Long Beach’s (CSULB) Urban Teacher Education Academy (UTEACH) will benefit from new stipends and scholarships thanks to a $500,000 gift from SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union (FCU). Additionally, the program will be renamed as SchoolsFirst FCU UTEACH.

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No Ocean-Borne Radiation from Fukushima Detected in Kelp from Round 3 of Sampling for Kelp Watch 2015

A Cal State Long Beach scientist overseeing Kelp Watch 2015 announced today that measurements from Pt. Conception, Calif. to Tofino, British Columbia, show no signs of ocean-borne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, following analysis of the kelp collected from January through February 2015.

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Cal State Long Beach Sustainable Landscape Project to Reduce Annual Water Use by 3.5 Million Gallons

Cal State Long Beach will embark on a major project to convert selected lawn areas on campus into drought tolerant landscapes that will be more water efficient and environmentally sustainable. Part of the university’s Water Action Plan, this lawn conversion project is a critical first step in transforming the campus into a model of sustainable, drought-friendly landscaping.

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