The weeklong event embodies the university’s commitment to fostering cross-cultural understanding and equipping American students with the tools and perspectives needed to thrive in a globalized world.
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.
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.
Students participated in a variety of activities, visited iconic landmarks and immersed themselves in Italian culture.
Students will go behind the scenes at various venues and attractions and interact with local professionals at numerous cultural points of interest.
CSUSB will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 15-19 featuring live and virtual presentations, discussions and symposiums.
In addition, they were able to donate much needed supplies of diapers, wipes and space heaters to the Othandweni Family Care Centre.
From cobblestone streets in European cities to lush greenery in tropical paradises, Cal State San Bernardino offers students an array of locations to study abroad.
An information session, led by Grant Minagawa from Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles, will be held Wednesday, April 25, from 2-3 p.m. in the John M. Pfau Library, PL-0013.