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Students in the Crankstart program are anticipated to be between the ages of 25 and 50 and demonstrate financial need, challenges or hardships, and commitment to obtaining their degree.
November 13, 2020

The Crankstart Foundation gifted CSUSB $120,000 in support of the Crankstart Re-entry Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships to low-income, underserved students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree after a cumulative gap in their education of five or more years.

With its new name, the Office of Philanthropic Giving also welcomes an updated website and new working titles across the department.
August 12, 2020

The CSUSB Office of Development has been rebranded to the Office of Philanthropic Giving in order “to foster a culture of giving,” according to Kim Shiner, associate vice president for University Advancement.

Kerry Neal is the new major gift officer for the College of Education and the College of Arts and Letters.
August 12, 2020

Kerry Neal, who served as the director of development with CSUSB’s Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration in 2006, is a seasoned philanthropy professional with 20 years of fundraising experience

Robert Nava
July 6, 2020

Robert J. Nava, vice president for CSUSB advancement, has been selected to serve on the 18-member CASE Committee on College and University Foundations.

Monica Alejandre
April 2, 2020

Monica Alejandre will oversee the day-to-day operations for University Advancement Services and will serve as secretary of the CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation.

March 23, 2020

Students and staff from the Cal State San Bernardino Coyote Radio & Advertising and Office of Strategic Communication teams were honored with a total of 13 “Addy” awards at the local American Advertising Federation gala on March 13.

February 5, 2020

The inaugural dessert-themed reception on campus today at 3 p.m. will recognize the College of Natural Sciences 2019 scholarship recipients and the donors who are investing in students’ success.

January 30, 2020

U.S. Rep. Mark Takano will visit CSUSB on Friday, Jan. 31, to meet with university officials and learn about CSUSB’s veterans and cybersecurity programs. Office of Strategic Communication

January 28, 2020

Nearly 800 ninth-graders will participate in the PUENTE Project Student Leadership Conference and Feria Educativa at CSUSB on Wednesday, March 18.