Some 3,200 graduates participated over five ceremonies at the Toyota Arena on May 19-20, which was packed each time with family and friends celebrating their accomplishments.
Toyota Arena in Ontario will be the site of the university’s Spring Commencement exercises on Friday and Saturday, May 19-20.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) will participate in a program, “The Nakba and Palestinian Refugees 75 Years On: Why They Still Matter,” on May 17, and Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was officially sworn in as a member of President Biden’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.
Enrique Murillo Jr. and his fellow commissioners were sworn in during a ceremony at the White House, marking the official launch of the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.
Designed, created and installed by students, “Eternal Learning” consists of 850 square feet of ceramic tile that depicts humans at work, study and play among larger-than-life books. The project took five years to make with the help of 20 CSUSB students.
Alison Ragguette (art and design) discussed the installation of “Eternal Learning” at the of James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson College of Education, and Oraib Mango (world languages and literatures) collaborated with a local teacher for the upcoming an upcoming art exhibit.
The mural of ceramic will be formally introduced during a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the college. The work was student-designed, student-created and student-installed.
Sina Bastami (geography and environmental studies) talked about the CSUSB Model UN team, a journal edited by Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) has been updated, and research papers by Justin Schneider (nursing) and Sarah Dunn (kinesiology) have been published.
CSUSB has been named among the nation’s top universities in 2023-24 as nine of its programs have been listed among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report.