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The College of Arts and Letters' periodic e-newsletter showcases the great accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. To suggest an item for consideration, email


December 2020 Newsletter


December 2020

  • 2020 CAL Holiday Video
  • CSUSB celebrates Class of 2020 with virtual commencement
  • Theatre Arts, Music meet pandemic challenges with ingenuity, creativity
  • CAL names four outstanding 2019-2020 faculty
  • New book-writing ‘boot camp’ helps faculty draft chapters
  • Podcast spotlights Stacey Fraser, Music chair, professor and CSUSB Opera Theatre director
  • Three CAL students among Top 30 winners during 2020 CSU Media Arts Festival
  • RAFFMA introduces new ‘Art Hour’ series to explore art and museum topics
  • Philosophy professor's acclaimed book now in paperback
  • Season 2 of Netflix's 'Blown Away' to feature Art and Design professor and MFA alumnus
  • And more

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Fall 2020 Newsletter

Fall 2020

  • New CSUSB Performing Arts Center construction project plans approved
  • California State University honors professor with Faculty Innovation and Leadership Award
  • CAL faculty receive top awards for teaching, scholarship and advising
  • CSUSB art museum offers virtual tours and more with ‘RAFFMA @ Home’
  • CAL Podcast launches with spotlight on Mihaela Popescu and CSUSB's xREAL Lab
  • CAL employees receive multiple President’s Staff Awards
  • University welcomes new major gift officer supporting College of Arts and Letters
  • Documentary chronicles CSUSB Orchestra's concert in Seoul
  • Congratulations to our recently promoted faculty
  • And more

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Spring 2019 Newsletter

Spring 2019

  • Comic opera ‘Les Mamelles de Tirésias’ performed by CSUSB Opera Theatre
  • Korean Festival comes to Cal State San Bernardino
  • CSUSB English department hosts Strategic Employability in English alumni panel
  • Art professor named CSUSB Outstanding Professor
  • CSUSB music department hosts 2019 Spring Faculty and Student Showcase
  • Taiwan Fair Dragon Boat Festival Celebration comes to CSUSB
  • Communication studies instructor surprised with Outstanding Lecturer Award
  • Recent CSUSB graduate’s exhibition on display at San Bernardino gallery
  • Tony Award winning ‘In The Heights’ closes out CSUSB’s Season to Shout About
  • CSUSB’s College of Arts and Letters honors its Outstanding Graduate and Undergraduate Students
  • CSUSB graduate part of team to bring home Inland Empire’s first Emmy Award

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

Winter 2019

  • KVCR featured Students and Coyotes Instruction in Poetry and Prose
  • CSUSB faculty included in new photo exhibit at Riverside Art Museum
  • CSUSB Professor and Prison Arts Collective program recognized at California State Capitol
  • CSUSB College of Arts & Letters Faculty Colloquium
  • World premiere of chamber opera ‘Spiritual Forest’ at CSUSB
  • CSUSB English assistant professor awarded for dissertation
  • CSUSB Department of Theatre Arts presented ‘Picnic’
  • CSUSB’s art museum hosted a traditional Korean tea ceremony
  • Coyote Radio & Advertising wins big at the AAF Awards

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Winter 2018 Newsletter

Winter 2018

  • Coyote Advertising and Art Department students win major awards 
  • CSUSB mourns the passing of distinguished alumnus Paul De Meo
  • Department of World Languages and Literatures wins California Languages Teachers Association Presidential Award 
  • Coyote Radio wins at International Golden Mic Awards 
  • The Art of Mark Strickland Exhibit
  • Goodbye, Lacey!
  • Happy 100th Birthday, Josephine Lombardo!
  • College Staff Appreciation Event
  • The California Arts Project (TCAP)
  • And more

Read Winter 2018 Newsletter: March_2018.pdf