The yearly campaign is now underway, and current and retired university faculty and staff are encouraged to participate by making a gift to the Basic Needs Program or to any college, department or program of their choosing. The campaign runs through April 23.
As part of our celebration of Black History Month, take a look back when Kerry Neal was named the major gift officer for the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Education. The appointment marked a return for Neal, who served as the director of development for the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration in 2006.
CSUSB received two CASE Bronze Awards for its work in creating a video and digital viewbook to communicate with students as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced the university to hold classes virtually.
Kimberly Shiner, CSUSB associate vice president for University Advancement, Office of Philanthropic Giving, has been appointed vice chair of the executive board of Leadership California.
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.
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, 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 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 will oversee the day-to-day operations for University Advancement Services and will serve as secretary of the CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation.