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From left, Dee Bowen (Pioneer Staff Award), Patricia L. Nickols-Butler (Community Icon Award), Dale West (Pioneer Administrator Award), Cassandra Butcher (Emerging Leader Award), and Maria Najera-Neri (Lorraine Frost Award) were honorees at the 11th annual Pioneer Breakfast held on Feb. 23 at the Santos Manuel Student Union North.
February 28, 2024

The 11th annual Pioneer Breakfast, “A Tapestry of Time: Celebrating Our Enduring Legacy,” recognized community members, campus partners, and student scholarship recipients on Feb. 23 with more than 350 guests in attendance.

Kamilah Moore
February 23, 2024

Kamilah Moore, chair of the California Reparations Task Force, will present “Reparations Now in California!” in person and online. Her talk, which is part of the CSUSB Anthropology Museum exhibition, “Afróntalo,” begins at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 29.

CSBS, Faculty in the News
October 4, 2023

Arianna Huhn (anthropology) was mentioned in an article about the Anthropology Museum’s Afróntalo exhibition and a refereed book by Viktor Wang (education) was promoted by the publisher in a video.

Visitors make their way through the Afróntalo exhibition at CSUSB’s Anthropology Museum. Rising up on the wall is the two-story mural painted by Julio “Honter” Antuna Lopez, and to the left is a prop for the Danza de la Tortuga (Dance of the Turtle) from Mexico’s Costa Chica region.
September 22, 2023

“Afróntalo introduces you to four communities in Mexico and twenty-one Californians, all in their own words, to explore the depth and breadth of Afrolatine histories, cultures and identities.” The exhibition will run through June 19 at CSUSB’s Anthropology Museum.

Save the date flyer for Afróntalo.
September 15, 2023

The histories, cultures and identities of Afrolatines are the focus of “Afróntalo,” a new exhibition at the Anthropology Museum at Cal State San Bernardino. The museum will host an opening reception from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. The exhibition runs through June 19.

Two African American women laughing on the CSUSB campus.
April 5, 2023

The free summit will feature discussions on topics that include self-love, self-care, healthy relationships, financial awareness and women’s health.

University Hall, Faculty in the News
March 20, 2023

Arianna Huhn (anthropology) was interviewed in an article about the Anthropology Museum’s celebration of Afro-Oaxacan culture, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in articles about the latest FBI hate crime report, and Gisela Bichler (criminal justice) was part of a team that published a study on network structures that could aid in law enforcement interdiction of covert networks.

Roryana Bowman
February 28, 2023

As Pan-African Student Success Center interim coordinator, Roryana Bowman uses her leadership skills to connect with students, focusing on their well-being and success as they tap into the center’s many services.

A table of Oaxacan food at the Garcia Center for the Arts, where Cal State San Bernardino’s Anthropology Museum held a two-day event celebrating Mexico’s Afro descendants, and specifically the country’s Afro-Oaxacan arts and culture.
February 27, 2023

The two-day event at the Garcia Center for the Arts in San Bernardino was first of a series leading up to the Cal State San Bernardino Anthropology Museum’s September 2023 exhibition, Afróntalo.