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Rangel Zarate (left) and Barbara Dennel Alegria
May 22, 2023

The James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson College of Education named Rangel Zarate, doctorate in educational leadership, and Barbara Dennel Alegria, education specialist degree in school psychology, as its 2022-23 Outstanding Students.

University Hall, Faculty in the News
May 15, 2023

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.
May 10, 2023

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.

Viktor Wang
April 21, 2023

This is the 57th refereed book by Viktor Wang, associate professor of educational leadership and technology, and covers topics such as andragogical leadership, instructional technology, and digital andragogy.

Audrey Millan (left) and Sailesh Maharjan.
November 10, 2022

The Holmes Scholars Program supports racially and ethnically diverse students pursuing graduate degrees in education to be future faculty in institutions of higher education.

U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, gave the morning keynote address at the 2022 Educational Leadership Summit at CSUSB on Nov. 2.
November 3, 2022

“Educational Leadership and Voice for Critical Action: Leading Educational Policies and Practices in an Era of Change” brought together Southern California’s top educational leaders to engage in topics that will enhance K-12 and higher education opportunities.

From left: Robert Nava, CSUSB vice president of University Advancement; Rafik Mohamed, interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs; Judy Rodriguez Watson; James R. Watson; Evy Morales; CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales; and Chinaka DomNwachukwu, dean, Watson College of Education.
November 2, 2022

The renaming of the college is in honor of the contributions of James and Judy Watson, longtime supporters of CSUSB, and their transformative gift of $8.4 million to support student scholarships and programs, the work of the Watson & Associates Literacy Center and a Dean’s Endowment Fund.

Ted Alejandre
November 2, 2022

Alejandre ’88, ’93, was awarded State Superintendent of the Year by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA). He will be formally recognized at the ACSA Leadership Summit in San Diego on Friday, Nov. 4.

The new signage at CSUSB’s James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson College of Education.
October 25, 2022

The college is being renamed in honor of James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson, longtime friends of the university and its College of Education. The ceremony is set for 11:30 a.m.