Zhu, the fifth dean of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, was instrumental in moving the Palm Desert Campus (PDC) forward by focusing his efforts on growing the campus to meet the needs of students and the Coachella Valley community.
Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus has named Alejandra Ramirez as its Outstanding Undergraduate Student for 2023.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about the mass shooting at an Allen, Texas, outlet mall on May 6, and Pablo Gómez (psychology) led a research team that examined the use of a passive-haptic device in tactile perception.
The Outstanding Lecturer Award comes with a $1,000 Faculty Professional Development Grant, being honored at the Faculty Recognition Luncheon and recognition at the College of Arts & Letters commencement ceremony.
Sina Bastami (geography and environmental studies) talked about the CSUSB Model UN team, a journal edited by Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) has been updated, and research papers by Justin Schneider (nursing) and Sarah Dunn (kinesiology) have been published.
Thomas McWeeney (public administration) was interviewed about steps schools could take to be safer, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about a man sentenced in the shooting death of a gay teen, and Pablo Gómez (psychology) was part of a team researchers that published a study on masked priming.
In its first year, the program is already making great strides in helping students in the Coachella Valley pursue a higher education.
Mary M. Heckmann, who is also a CSUSB alumna, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the College of Arts and Letters and the James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson College of Education Commencement, scheduled for May 20.
Gregory Gondwe (journalism studies), Mike Stull (entrepreneurship), Hareem Khan (ethnic studies, anthropology), Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage and Pablo Gómez was part of a team that published recent research.