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Center for Global Innovation, Faculty in the News
March 22, 2024

James Fenelon (sociology) was interviewed for an article about a local high school revising its mascot, and Edward Gomez (art) was the judge for the juried 55th Annual Multi Media Mini Show at the Redlands Art Association.

Tomás D. Morales
August 31, 2023

“We, as the nation’s largest public university, need to do the very best we can in advancing tribal relations, enhancing the education of Native American students, expanding the academic knowledge of indigenous communities, and preserving their cultural heritage,” said CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales.

A photo from a past Pow Wow at CSUSB.
September 16, 2022

Since its beginning in 1996, the San Manuel Pow Wow is a celebration of Indigenous cultures and a symbol of Indigenous resiliency – open to all in the spirit of friendship.

September 18, 2019

More than 1,500 elementary school children and their teachers will learn about California’s Native American culture, history and customs as part of the weeklong California Indian Cultural Awareness Conference to be held at CSUSB Sept. 23-27.

September 21, 2017

A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at the Cross Cultural Center ( SU-102) of the university’s Santos Manuel Student Union.

September 26, 2017

Located in the Santos Manuel Student Union, the First People’s Center is dedicated to the social and personal success of students with the support of staff, faculty and community members of local clans and cities.

Assembly proclamation recognizes SMSU First Peoples’ Center’s work
February 5, 2018

The First Peoples’ Center at CSUSB’s Santos Manuel Student Union celebrated its second grand opening Feb. 2 and formally received a proclamation from state Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes recognizing it and its work.

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September 26, 2018

The publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, in its annual rankings, has listed Cal State San Bernardino as one of the nation’s leading universities in awarding degrees to minority students, specifically Hispanics.