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Role of CSUSB in establishing Patton State Hospital museum highlightedHighland Community News When Patton State Hospital staff member Anthony Ortega got the green light to build a museum dedicated to the hospital’s history, California State University, San Bernardino, history students came looking for internships. Graduate student Shannon Long worked with Cal State professor Tiffany Jones and Ortega to help create the museum at Patton. “It ended up being Shannon’s graduate project,” said Jones. “She, along with three other interns designed a room at the museum.” On Aug. 22, Patton State Hospital celebrated its 125th anniversary. It opened the doors to its museum to share its history of the facility with the public. Patton’s museum sits inside a 1950s historic cottage. The dwelling was the residence for some of the hospital’s staff and families. Read the complete article at “Patton celebrates 125th anniversary.”
CSUSB communication studies professor and grad program coordinator Ahlam Muhtaseb interviewedMaster’s in Communication Ahlam Muhtaseb is the graduate coordinator for California State University, San Bernardino’sMaster of Arts in Communication Studies program. She shared the program’s highlights with the website. As the graduate coordinator, she supports students throughout their enrollment, oversees recruitment and admissions, and advises prospective applicants. She also collaborates with faculty to develop and revise the program’s course offerings and extracurricular programming. As a professor in the Department of Communication Studies, Muhtaseb also teaches courses in public relations, media studies, crisis communication, strategic public relations, gender and race in media, international communication, and digital culture. Her research foci include communication and social justice, digital media’s role in social movements, and narrative theory. Read the complete question-and-answer interview at “Interview with Ahlam Muhtaseb, Ph.D. - Graduate Coordinator for the Master of Arts in Communication Studies Program at California State University, San Bernardino.”
CSUSB adjunct psychology professor discusses ingredients for a happy lifeWalletHub Christine Weinkauff Duranso, an adjunct professor of psychology at Cal State San Bernardino, was one of the experts the personal financial website turned to for its feature on creating a happy life. “There are many people who would believe they have 'the answer' to this question, but the science is pretty clear,” Duranso said. “Positive psychologists, like me, have spent several decades considering this question, and the research supports what Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates knew a long time ago.” Read the complete article at “What are the key ingredients to a happy life?”
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