The university’s Model United Nations program continued its tradition of excellence when it brought home Distinguished Delegation honors while representing Austria at the prestigious National Model United Nations Conference in New York City.
The team of Cal State San Bernardino students will represent the country of Austria in the conference, which brings participants from throughout the world to meet in New York City to participate in the prestigious program from April 10-14.
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.
Mathis Wackernagel of the Global Footprint Network will be the keynote speaker at a CSUSB symposium on global citizenship in the 21st century on Nov. 14.