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Brandun Lee
April 7, 2021

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.

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus staff want to reach out to Coachella Valley alumni.
March 22, 2021

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.

Diane Vines
March 11, 2021

Besides teaching multiple nursing courses at CSUSB, Diane Vines also runs the university’s Street Medicine Program, which she helped create in 2018.

Faculty in the News
March 10, 2021

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.

First place team in the 16th annual Academic WorldQuest competition Palm Valley School Team members from left: Jake Sonderman, Sara Habibipour, team coach Andrea Coffey, Elizabeth Shay and Evan Spry.
March 9, 2021

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.

The CSUSB College of Arts and Letters will present a panel discussion about how to write and publish books from the perspectives of two successful CSUSB faculty authors and acquisitions editors from two esteemed academic publishers.
March 1, 2021

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.

Alyssa Silva
February 25, 2021

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.

From left, Kevin Bowers and Jack Mowreader of Community Presbyterian Church in Cathedral City with Lacey Kendall of CSUSB. Kendall and some friends developed a system to help churches livestream their services, and they are working to extend that assistance to some of the area’s historic Black churches.
February 16, 2021

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.

Faculty in the News
February 8, 2021

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.