The California State University’s Super Sunday, set for Feb. 25, is an initiative that focuses on the importance of higher education. Black and African American congregations across California will receive presentations from CSU officials.
The Jim King Founders Award honors organizations that have supported the Black community. University President Tomás D. Morales will accept the award for CSUSB at San Bernardino Black Culture Foundation’s 31st annual Black Rose Awards gala on Friday, Feb. 23.
Walker Beverly is the founder of Advancing Steps, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping formerly incarcerated individuals reintegrate into society.
The Black Faculty, Staff and Student Association will host the 11th annual Pioneer Breakfast, “A Tapestry of Time: Celebrating Our Enduring Legacy,” on Friday, Feb. 23.
“After more than 30 years, I still love the profession,” said Darren Goodman, a lecturer in criminal justice and chief of police for the San Bernardino Police Department. “I get to work with some of the most dedicated, honorable and courageous people in the world.”
The Black History Month celebration at CSUSB will feature a variety of events that highlight the culture, achievements and contributions of the African American community. This year, the events will focus on the themes galvanize, revere, connect and celebrate.
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.
Stuart Sumida (biology) discussed his work consulting with movie studios to translate the realistic and precise movements and behaviors of animals onto the big screen, and Arianna Huhn (anthropology) was interviewed about last weekend’s Anthropology Museum celebration of Oaxaca’s Afro-Mexican heritage and history at the Garcia Center for the Arts.