CSUSB student voting rates increased 15.9 percent in the 2020 presidential election, compared to the 2016 election, according to a report by the Institute of Democracy & Higher Education.
The university earned a Silver Seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for student voter participation efforts in the 2020 presidential election, with a voting rate between 60 and 69 percent.
CSUSB was ranked seventh out of 616 colleges in the Master’s University category, ninth out of 215 colleges in the Best Bang for the Buck in the West category, and listed among America’s Best Colleges for Student Voting.
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote the second installment of his series on “When You Want to Be Closer Than They Do,” a columnist cited an article by Meredith Conroy (political science) on single-district state elections, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed on topics related to hate crimes and extremism.
Take a look back to earlier this spring when Lacey Kendall and three friends developed technology to help historic Black churches in Riverside and San Bernardino counties go virtual as the COVID-19 pandemic prevented gatherings such as worship services.
A look back: Earlier this spring, CSUSB was named the best California college for civic engagement according to Intelligent.com in its list of “The Best Colleges in California.”
Cal State San Bernardino has been named the best California college for civic engagement according to Intelligent.com in its list of “The Best Colleges in California.”
Cal State San Bernardino was recognized as a “campus with the most creative approach to registering students to vote” in the 2020 Ballot Bowl competition developed by the California Students Vote Project.
Meredith Conroy (political science) discussed the weaponization of masculinity in the 2020 presidential election, and Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies) was interviewed about the influence of President Trump’s rhetoric on extremists, and about the QAnon conspiracy theory.