Brandun Lee’s family promoted going to college while he trained to be a professional boxer. So while he still fights in the ring, he’s also majoring in criminal justice at CSUSB.
Avi Rodriguez, Oscar Fonseca and Jazmin Vera created the University Alumni of the Coachella Valley to connect Palm Desert Campus students with those who have graduated from both a high school in the Coachella Valley and an accredited university.
Besides teaching multiple nursing courses at CSUSB, Diane Vines also runs the university’s Street Medicine Program, which she helped create in 2018.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was part of a panel of experts interviewed about the increase in hate incidents targeting Asian Americans, and Michael Karp (history) coordinated and hosted the 16th annual Academic WorldQuest competition held virtually on March 4.
The competition is usually hosted by Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus in the Indian Wells Theater, but arrangements were made to hold WorldQuest virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Open to all, the informative Zoom session set for 11 a.m. on Friday, March 5, will include two prolific CSUSB authors, and acquisitions editors from two of the most esteemed academic publishers, Routledge and Sage.
CSUSB alumna Alyssa Silva started an educational podcast, called “Educated,” with the goal of gaining more experience for her resume and providing a safe space for students to chat about things happening in their lives.
As the COVID-19 pandemic curtailed large gatherings of any kind, Lacey Kendall saw a need to help local churches stream their services. With technology she and three friends developed, and with help from some CSUSB students and the community, Kendall is seeking to help historic Black churches in Riverside and San Bernardino counties go virtual.
Lacey Kendall (communication studies) is part of the initiative, the Black Church Media Project, assisting historic houses of worship, and a newly published study co-authored by Bree Putman (biology) is highlighted in an article about citizen science.