Jeremy Murray and Tiffany Jones (history) Brian Levin (criminal justice), Sina Bastami (lecturer, geography and environmental studies), and Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) were mentioned in recent news coverage.
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) was interviewed about the growing number of Latino entrepreneurs, Sina Bastami (lecturer, geography and environmental sciences) spoke about CSUSB’s Model United Nations team doing well at a conference in Japan, Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the latest FBI hate crime report, and Diane Vines (nursing) thanked supporters as the Street Nursing Program joined a mobile clinic program.
The students representing India earned a Distinguished Delegation award, and the students representing Jamaica were recognized with the Outstanding Delegates in Committee award. Both are among the highest honors given at by the National Model United Nations.
The team of 18 students, representing diverse academic and personal backgrounds, earned the Outstanding Delegation Award, the highest honor given by the National Model United Nations Conference. They represented the country of Cameroon in the annual conference held April 2-8 in New York City.
The university’s Model UN team maintains its tradition of excellence at the National Model United Nations Conference, despite the annual gathering being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The team, representing the country of Jamaica, received honorable mention, and two students earned Outstanding Position Paper honors at the annual conference, which ran from March 25-29.
The Model UN program has a long history and global reputation of excellence. More than awards, it develops a high level of professionalism in its students, who come from all academic disciplines, giving leadership skills.
The Model United Nations program at CSUSB maintained its tradition of excellence at the recent National Model United Nations conference in New York City, bringing home several awards.