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Vicky Lopez
November 14, 2023

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.

Four attendees hold up first-generation T-shirts they received at the event
November 14, 2023

National First-Generation College Celebration Day is a date in which the nation collectively celebrates the successes of first-generation college students and graduates.

First-generation student celebrates at Commencement
November 8, 2023

The residents of San Bernardino and Riverside counties have access to an institution of higher education that will significantly grow their social mobility, regardless of their first-generation status or having an economically disadvantaged background.

Gustavo Marin chatting with a woman
October 31, 2023

Gustavo Marin, who earned a Master of Business Administration, shares how higher education can be possible for anyone with hard work and dedication.

Two students converse at CSUSB
August 31, 2023

What does it mean to be a #Coyote4Life? Check out these testimonies of how Yotes proudly embrace being a #Coyote4Life even after completing their academic journey – because that's the Coyote way!

Danielle Penn
May 3, 2023

Danielle Penn became interested in being a Panetta intern in her goal to become a lawyer and working in public policy.

Sandy Castillo
March 30, 2023

Sandy Castillo, a first-generation college student, said she wanted to be an AAHHE fellow because she believes it will be a positive for the community, especially the Hispanic community.


Ally Bledsoe in the research lab she works in.
March 20, 2023

Biology major Ally Bledsoe is working hard to become a pediatric oncologist and hopes to someday find a cure for cancer.

College of Education, Faculty in the News
April 25, 2022

Mildred Dalton Hampton-Henry (emerita, education) has published her memoirs, Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on the rise of hate crimes in Los Angeles, and the research of Danny Sosa Aguilar (anthropology) was featured.