Bipulanda Sraman, a CSUSB cybersecurity senior, is not only the first in his family to attend college, but is also the recipient of the 2021-22 California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, the CSU’s highest recognition of success.
Gracie Torres (adjunct, chemistry) has established a scholarship for high school students pursuing STEM in honor of her grandmother, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about a man accused of killing his two young children and saying he was influenced by the QAnon conspiracy theory.
AVP Kimberly Shiner has been awarded a $5,700 scholarship from the CSU Advancement Academy to attend the Certified Specialist in Planned Giving program.
Shane Burrell got into his dream Ph.D. program for this coming fall: the gaming studies program at the University of Oregon.
The Dr. David Riefer Endowed Student Award Fund was established with a $52,000 gift from the retired professor. A four-time Golden Apple award recipient and the 2000 Outstanding Professor of the Year, he taught at CSUSB for 34 years.
RAFFMA's Festival de Calaveras was featured on Spectrum News 1, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the 'red flags' in the comments made by a California 50th District Congressional Candidate about the group Defend East County.
Siblings Jennifer and Scott Hanson are students at CSUSB’s Palm Desert Campus studying to become nurses, and both are receiving a full-ride scholarship through the campus’s University Legacy Scholarship program.
Nora Nickoel Ortega has been named a CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement recipient for 2020-21, the CSU’s highest recognition of success based on superior academic performance, community service and personal accomplishments.
Out of 250 applicants and as part of the California Pre-Doctoral Program, CSUSB students Nora Nickoel Bianey Ortega and Shane Burrell are among the 77 Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholars for 2020-21.