Sahmae Jackson, a student veteran in the CSUSB Career and Technical Education master’s program, has been named the Trustee Emeritus Murray L. Galinson Scholar for the donor-funded CSU Trustees’ Award and will receive a $9,000 scholarship.
“We, as the nation’s largest public university, need to do the very best we can in advancing tribal relations, enhancing the education of Native American students, expanding the academic knowledge of indigenous communities, and preserving their cultural heritage,” said CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales.
The program aims to increase the number of promising doctoral students applying for future California State University faculty positions by offering financial assistance in the form of a loan and mentorship by CSU faculty.
The program, which is awarded to juniors, seniors and graduate students, provides financial assistance for those interested in exploring and preparing for a doctoral program.
Beth A. Steffel has served on the ASCSU in various capacities including as vice chair, secretary, executive committee member, vice chair of the Fiscal and Governmental Affairs Committee, and ASCSU Senator.
Jonathan Solomon took first place in the undergraduate Behavioral, Social Sciences and Public Administration category, while Rangel Zarate took second place in the Graduate Education category.
Chioma Nwagbala recounts her efforts as a graduate student that led to an MPA degree with a cybersecurity concentration as her second chance to excel academically.
The CSU’s Super Sunday initiative focuses on the importance of higher education, especially for Black and African Americans as CSU officials, such as CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales, visit Black and African American churches around California.
The CSU’s Super Sunday, set for Feb. 26, is an initiative that focuses on the importance of higher education. African American congregations across California will receive presentations from California State University officials.