This month’s Elements of Change lecture explored how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics help improve our world. College of Engineering Dean Forouzan Golshani said science discovers the world, engineering changes the world, technology helps you carry it out, and mathematics keeps your grounded. But, he added, “In many cases, it’s engineering that drives science.”
For speakers at the event, a popular question was how they got into the STEM fields. Often, they said, it was at the suggestion of a family member. Continue reading “STEM Leaders Discuss How They Entered Field”
by Carla Rivera
Christopher Schivley was poor, alienated and desperately seeking guidance when he enrolled in a career education class as a freshman at Cal State Long Beach.
Instructor Emmitt Clark grew up in the Chicago projects as the son of a single mom, dodging gangs and drugs on his way to a teaching career.
… read more at LA Times – On social media, alums thank Cal State faculty who changed their lives
By Engineering Students Success Center
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By Long Beach Press-Telegram
Posted: 12/31/69, 4:00 PM PST | Updated: on 07/06/2013
LONG BEACH — A group of fifth-graders and their parents moved into a Cal State Long Beach dorm Friday to participate in the “My Daughter is an Engineer” residential program.
It’s designed as a live-and-learn experience for the 15 students and their parents to explore the realm of engineering.
The students were selected from six Long Beach Unified and two Compton Unified schools identified as having high-minority student enrollment and serving low-income families. Participating students are from Chavez and Edison elementary schools in Long Beach and Kennedy Elementary School in Compton.
… read more; Girls to learn engineering at Cal State Long Beach