The importance of education for Latinos during the COVID-19 pandemic was the topic of discussion with representatives from Cal State San Bernardino.
Robert Nava, CSUSB vice president of Advancement; Enrique Murillo Jr., director of LEAD; and Adonis Galarza-Toledo, ASI president, will discuss Latinos in education and in the workforce in a post-pandemic world with host Jackeline Cacho.
Administered by the California Student Aid Commission, CSUSB, working with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, was awarded $908,557 earlier this year to begin the program in summer of 2020.
Pedro Beltran, who received his master’s in special education from the Palm Desert Campus, has been named Teacher of the Year at James Earl Carter Elementary School in Palm Desert.
Enrique Murillo (education, LEAD), Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences, Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis) and Alemayehu G. Mariam (political science, emeritus) were included in news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brian Levin (criminal justice), members Monty Van Wart (professor of public administration), Craig Seal (management), Oraib Mango and Bibiana Diaz (world languages and literatures), Sharon Kalkoske (education), and Mihaela Popescu (communication studies) were included in recent news coverage.
Vincent Nestler (cybersecurity), Mike Chao and Bree Putman (biology), Kaitlyn Creasy (philosophy), Larry Hygh (communication studies) and Mildred D. Henry (education, emerita) were included in recent news coverage.
The LEAD Summit XI and its related events have been postponed to September and will become part of the CSUSB Hispanic Heritage Month series of events.