Some 3,200 graduates participated over five ceremonies at the Toyota Arena on May 19-20, which was packed each time with family and friends celebrating their accomplishments.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was on a panel to discuss “The Nakba and Palestinian Refugees 75 Years On: Why They Still Matter,” and will participate in two more programs this weekend, May 20-21, related to the topic, with one including a screening and discussion of her documentary, “1948: Creation & Catastrophe.”
Dia Poole, who graduated with her master’s in communication studies, and Filimon Fregoso, who graduated with his bachelor’s in English, are the 2022-23 College of Arts and Letters Outstanding Students.
Toyota Arena in Ontario will be the site of the university’s Spring Commencement exercises on Friday and Saturday, May 19-20.
Material from the documentary film co-directed/produced by Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was included in a short video about “The Nakba,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about the suspect in the May 6 mass shooting in Allen, Texas.
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.
Original CSUSB undergraduate student artwork will be on display at RAFFMA from May 20-June 24. An awards ceremony will be held this Thursday, May 18, at 6 p.m., followed by a reception at 7:30 p.m.
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.
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.