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2017 Alumni Grant Recipients

Published: April 17, 2017

The campus community is invited to congratulate the CSULB Alumni Association’s 2017 grant recipients at a reception on Tuesday, April 18, at 4 p.m., in The Pointe in the Walter Pyramid.

The association is proud to award a total of $49,226.51 to nine programs as part of the Alumni Grants Program. More than $925,000 has been distributed through this program in its 26-year history.

This year’s recipients are:

1. Athletics: Smart room equipment for Ukleja Center, Bonnie Gasior, $7,422.28.

2. Biomedical Engineering: Microsoft HoloLens to teach “mixed reality,” Shadnaz Asgari, $3,000.

3. Center for Education in Proteomics Analysis: Waters Micromass API-US Mass Spectrometer, Yuanyu (Kent) Lee, $7,500.

4. Chemistry and Biochemistry: Laboratory balances for organic chemistry. Ken Nakayama and Chris Brazier. $3,749.39.

5. Geography: UAV (aka “drone”) for Geospatial Applications, Paul Laris, $7,500.

6. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: CSULB lightboard to bring a kind of virtual reality into the classroom, David A. Stout, $7,498.

7. Speech-Language Pathology: Assessment tests software for graduate student clinicians and clinic client’s, Alaine Ocampo, $2391.49.

8. STEMx: Sisters in Motion, Stay in Motion: Programming materials, Melissa Norrbom, $665.35.

9. Theatre Arts: Design CAD software to train students in theatrical design, Chris Anthony, $7,500.

10. University Library: Cambodian (Khmer) language and culture materials to support the new minor, Greg Armento, $2,000.