CSUSB’s laptop computer lending program, which expanded at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, has resulted in giving more than 1,100 students access to computers and connectivity to the internet.
“The way we operate as a university will not look entirely the same as during our pre-pandemic days. However, the fact we will once again be able to interact face-to-face this fall, without a screen in between us, is a cause for celebration,” said CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales.
Francisca Beer (finance) wrote an article about the “Essential Conversations: African American Men” event held by the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration for which Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was a cohost, Kelly Campbell (psychology) discussed in an interview flirtatious behavior that turns toxic, and David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest news regarding the Iran nuclear agreement.
A moving collection of stories from San Bernardino residents and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected them is documented in “A Space Between Us,” a public art project by CSUSB art and design lecturer Tamara Cedré.
Our physical campus may have been temporarily closed, but the CSUSB community’s resilience and ingenuity threw our virtual classroom doors wide open. Adjustments had to be made quickly in order to deliver what CSUSB promises its students: affordable excellence. Read about this, and more, in the CSUSB Magazine.
While discussing first-generation student characteristics and experiences, instructors will learn what strategies can create a more transparent, inclusive and equitable classroom experience for all students. The session is set for noon, Tuesday, April 20.
A panel of local educators will discuss issues of academic equity, equity in restorative practices and cultural competency in both the classroom and in school counseling. The program will take place on Zoom at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 24.
The Center for the Study of Muslim & Arab Worlds (CSMAW) is among the organizations that will co-host a program on Zoom focusing on academic autonomy and freedom for university students and faculty at Boğaziçi University in Turkey. The webinar will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 4.
Joseph I. Castro, the first Mexican American appointed Chancellor of the California State University will virtually visit CSUSB on Wednesday, March 3.