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James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson College of Education, Faculty in the News
April 23, 2024

Karen Escalante (education) was interviewed for an article about new standards to teach reading that were adopted by the state Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Zachary Powell (criminal justice) coauthored a study on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on law enforcement officers, and Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was interviewed by an Arab-language television news program.

JHBC, Faculty in the News
April 17, 2024

Montgomery Van Wart (public administration), Cary Barber (history) and Miranda McIntyre (psychology) collaborated on a study that examined the likelihood of another U.S. civil war; Jim Estes (finance) offered tips on how to select the least expensive auto liability insurance; Brian Levin (criminal justice, emeritus) was interviewed by news media about incidents of antisemitism, racism and bias against the LGBTQ community; and Barbara Flores (education, emeritus) commented on a state Assembly bill that would mandate that reading instruction be aligned with the “science of reading.”

Books are given away at the 2019 Multicultural Book and Family Festival at CSUSB. The festival will return to the university on May 11.
May 6, 2024

The free event, which will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 11 at the university’s Santos Manuel Student Union South, will feature award-winning author Victor Villaseñor as the special guest speaker.

San Bernardino-area school child participating in mentorship.
December 18, 2019

KVCR will air an hour-long special featuring the literary talent of San Bernardino-area school children who were mentored by CSUSB students. The show can be heard at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, and 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25.

November 18, 2019

Founded in 2004, the Watson & Associates Literacy Center’s mission is to assist students, grades kindergarten through 12, to improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

November 7, 2019

The Nov. 15 event will run from 4-7 p.m. in the CSUSB College of Education’s atrium and the Literacy Center, located in room CE-119, and is free to all ages.

September 11, 2019

CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales and San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Ted Alejandre shared with students the importance of learning to read.

October 2, 2017

Co-hosted with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools on Sept. 30, the event featured free books, face painting, balloons, crafts, snacks and literacy presentations and a musical performance.

Latino Book and Family Festival at CSUSB
April 30, 2018

The John M. Pfau Library – along with Edward James Olmos, Latino Literacy Now and the Santos Manuel Student Union – hosted the sixth annual Inland Empire Latino Book and Family Festival on April 28.