Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) will participate in a program, “The Nakba and Palestinian Refugees 75 Years On: Why They Still Matter,” on May 17, and Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was officially sworn in as a member of President Biden’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.
Enrique Murillo Jr. and his fellow commissioners were sworn in during a ceremony at the White House, marking the official launch of the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.
Designed, created and installed by students, “Eternal Learning” consists of 850 square feet of ceramic tile that depicts humans at work, study and play among larger-than-life books. The project took five years to make with the help of 20 CSUSB students.
Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was featured in an El Compás Católico article where he discussed his work, a study on physical activity associated with Parkinson’s disease led by Jacob D. Jones (psychology) was published, and an article on Lúa López (biology) focused on her use of mixed method research.
The agreement, the first of its kind, will provide a pathway for Rialto Unified School District students to fulfill admissions requirements at Cal State San Bernardino, which will allow them to enroll and earn their bachelor’s degrees and teaching credentials, and return to their home district as teachers.
Angela Clark-Louque (education) was quoted in an article about racist bullying at Inland Empire schools, Kimberley Cousins (chemistry) talked about her work ensuring student success, and Jacob Jones (psychology) cowrote a study on physical activity’s effect on people with Parkinson’s disease.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed in reports about the FBI’s knowledge of a man, now charged with two hate-motivated shootings, prior to the incidents, and Lisa Looney and Eugene Wong (both child development) led a team that published a study on the impact of teacher perceptions on students’ academic-related outcomes.
Nena Torrez (education) was interviewed for a segment on the Project Impact initiative to increase the number of K-12 male teachers of color, and Annika Anderson (sociology) discussed the work of Project Rebound, which assists the formerly incarcerated enroll at CSUSB and obtain their college degrees.
Alumnus Pat Person created the character “Mista Pat” as a way to reach underrepresented school children to learn about science and other ESTEAM subjects in an entertaining yet instructive way.