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During their study abroad trip to South Africa this summer, CSUSB students and university President Tomás D. Morales met Antoinette Sithole (standing front, center), whose brother, Hector Pieterson, was killed during the 1976 Soweto Uprising.
July 24, 2023

As part of the study abroad program in South Africa, CSUSB students, university President Tomás D. Morales and faculty director Tiffany F. Jones visited the Othandweni Family Care Centre in Soweto, delivering $2,000 worth of diapers, formula, toiletries, school supplies, rice and maize meal with funds donated by community members, President Morales, university staff, faculty and students.

When CSUSB students visited the Orthandweni Family Care Centre in 2019, the delegation of students was able to purchase $2,000 worth of diapers, wipes and space heaters with funds raised by the campus community. A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise money for the 2023 to benefit the orphanage.
May 16, 2023

A GoFundMe page has been established to raise funds to purchase much needed items for the Orthandweni Family Care Centre, an orphanage that cares for abused, abandoned or orphaned children, and which the students will visit while in South Africa this summer.

With funds donated by CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales, faculty and staff of the university’s Department of Psychology, students and the community, the delegation of students was able to purchase $2,000 worth of diapers, wipes and space heaters.
July 22, 2019

In addition, they were able to donate much needed supplies of diapers, wipes and space heaters to the Othandweni Family Care Centre.

CSUSB students and Tiffany F. Jones, professor of history and department chair, in front of Camps Bay, Cape Town. Photo courtesy of Tiffany Jones
August 7, 2018

The nine undergraduate students participated in the summer study abroad program, and were in South Africa on July 18, which marked the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth.

August 27, 2018

Brian Levin, CSUSB criminal justice professor and director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, is quoted in an article about President Trump’s promotion of a white-nationalist conspiracy theory involving South Africa.

Faculty in the News
November 1, 2018

Kelly Campbell (psychology) and Tiffany Jones (history) publish an article in the journal PURM, Brian Levin (criminal justice) is included in coverage of recent hate crimes, and Juan Delgado (English) and Thomas McGovern (art) are mentioned.