With their experience in the military and in firefighting, first-generation CSUSB computer engineering student Vicky Lopez hopes to create devices that help with the safety of firefighters, first responders and/or military personnel.
CSUSB’s Veterans Success Center offers a writing program directed specifically toward veterans and their family members. The result, 10 years on, is a trove of published books, regular appearances at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books and a collection of author-veterans who range from poets to novelists to screenwriters.
CSUSB, which ranked No. 10, was compared to over 300 other institutions nationwide, and is also the only California State University to make the top 100.
Agustin Ramirez, a U.S. Navy veteran and a Cal State San Bernardino alumnus, became director of CSUSB’s Veterans Success Center in 2017, a place, he says, that's always been close to his heart.
Ralph Figueroa, a graduate student in the rehabilitation counseling master’s program, has been named one of the top 32 student veterans in the nation by GI Jobs Magazine.
Cal State San Bernardino has once again been named a Military Friendly® School and a Military Spouse Friendly® School for 2023-24 under the large public university category.
Written by Veterans is an initiative of CSUSB’s Veterans Success Center. Launched originally in 2014, it has evolved into a hybrid writing group for veterans to grow their writing skills and eventually publish their work through Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing.
“Spouses are oftentimes the unspoken heroes of a military household, providing childcare and also care to a servicemember,” said Agustin Ramirez, director of the CSUSB Veterans Success Center.
CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales gave a speech at the Santos Manuel Student Union North grand opening; Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed why the Aryan Nations Knights chose Arizona and commented on the increase of anti-Russian attacks; and Agustin Ramirez (VSC) commented on CSUSB being named a Military Friendly School.