As the ninth annual Coyote Cares Day approaches Feb. 17 and 18, Diane Podolske, director of CSUSB’s Office of Community Engagement, shares her thoughts on the importance of community engagement and the volunteer spirit that motivates the CSUSB campus.
Nerea Marteache (criminal justice), Francisca Beer (accounting and finance), Nicholas Bratcher (music), Tony Coulson and Vincent Nestler (information and decision sciences), and Bryan Castillo (lecturer, geological sciences) were mentioned in recent news coverage.
The award recognizes the work of faculty members and community partners in developing opportunities for students and faculty to engage in and learn from the community.
Nearly 300 CSUSB students and alumni spent Saturday, April 23, to volunteer for Coyote Cares Day, a day of volunteer service on campus and in local communities.
Coyote Cares Day, which beings at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, is a day of volunteer service in local communities that provides CSUSB students with an understanding of the work of nonprofit organizations and engages the students through volunteer service.
CSUSB student voting rates increased 15.9 percent in the 2020 presidential election, compared to the 2016 election, according to a report by the Institute of Democracy & Higher Education.
Community partners June and Ernest Siva, and CSUSB faculty members Enrique Murillo Jr. and Alexandra Cavallaro, were honored for their work at the Office of Community Engagement’s Community Collaboration Celebration.
The university earned a Silver Seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for student voter participation efforts in the 2020 presidential election, with a voting rate between 60 and 69 percent.
The San Bernardino League of Women Voters honored Diane Podolske, CSUSB Office of Community Engagement director, with its Citizen of Achievement Award.