Sedrick Spencer, two-time CSUSB alumnus, has been named the Alumni Council representative to the standing work group for the CSU Biennial Symposium Recognizing African American History and Achievement.
In a radio segment about several HBCUs receiving bomb threats, Brian Levin, criminal justice professor and director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, said threats to marginalized populations must be taken especially seriously, and in another segment about political violence, Levin said most of the violence in California comes from a small group of far-right extremists.
CSUSB was one of 11 schools recognized during a Nov. 16 virtual awards ceremony for its work in supporting and increasing Black and Latinx students through the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT).
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote in his Psychology Today blog about how the pursuit of convenience could increase loneliness and Rafik Mohammed (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences) was quoted in an article about Black people missing in America.
The John M. Pfau Library will work with Jennifer Tilton, professor of race and ethnic studies at the University of Redlands, to reinvigorate the “Bridges that Carried Us Over” project, which documents the presence and contributions of the African American community in the Inland Empire.
The CSU and CSUSB will hold the annual Super Sunday outreach virtually to African American churches throughout the state on the importance of higher education.
CSUSB presents the Next Generation Conference, a program exclusively for prospective African American high school students, on Friday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to noon via Zoom.
Xinying Yin (teacher education and foundations) was interviewed about the Verizon Innovative Learning program students’ community contribution and Barbara Sirotnik (statistics and business analytics) discussed the state of Inland Empire businesses.