Melody Robinson, the Outstanding Graduate Student, and Simeone Miller, the Outstanding Undergraduate Student, will be honored when Cal State San Bernardino’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences celebrates its commencement at 8 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Toyota Arena in Ontario.
Jodie Ullman (psychology) receives a lifetime achievement award from the Western Psychological Association, Marc Robinson (history) is one of 10 scholars named as a member of the 2022 class of Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders, Valérie Morgan (world languages and literatures) is CSUSB’s 2021-22 Outstanding Lecture, Arianna Huhn (anthropology) talks about the upcoming symposium on “Developing Afro-Latinx Infused Curriculum,” and Treasure Ortiz (public administration) is one of seven candidates running for mayor of San Bernardino.
The award recognizes the lifetime of outstanding achievements in teaching, research and professional involvement by a WPA member.
José Muñoz (sociology) discussed his National Science Foundation grant to explore the realities of contingent Latinx faculty in STEM, and Kelly Campbell (psychology) was interviewed about “breadcrumbing” in relationships, and how to avoid it.
Mark Agars, named the university's Outstanding Professor for 2021-22, was praised as having “proven himself to be a superior teacher, and has been widely recognized for his scholarly contributions, which have contributed to the stature of this institution.”
Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed a state auditor’s report on misconduct and bias among law enforcement officers, and Kelly Campbell (psychology) was interviewed about whether “flirty” messages on social media constitute cheating in a marriage.
CSUSB kinesiology student Evelyn Atencio and CSUSB psychology alumna Bianca Gonzalez are changing the lives of local youth through the nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters, which has led Atencio to win an award.
The need for a youth weight management program comes as 40% of children in the San Bernardino County have obesity or are overweight. As part of the Youth Weight Management Program, an online survey has been launched to determine adolescents’ and their caregivers’ needs.