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CSUSB Palm Desert Campus dean Jake Zhu to retire

Zhu, the fifth dean of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, was instrumental in moving the Palm Desert Campus (PDC) forward by focusing his efforts on growing the campus to meet the needs of students and the Coachella Valley community.

Faculty in the News, May 15

Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) will participate in a program, “The Nakba and Palestinian Refugees 75 Years On: Why They Still Matter,” on May 17, and Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was officially sworn in as a member of President Biden’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.

CSUSB professor officially begins work on White House advisory commission

Enrique Murillo Jr. and his fellow commissioners were sworn in during a ceremony at the White House, marking the official launch of the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.

Nominations for CSUSB Alumni Hall of Fame are open till May 7

The three university-wide awards are Distinguished Alumni, Rising Star/Emerging Leader, and Coyote Spirit. The college-linked awards are called the Paw Print Awards. The deadline to submit a nomination is Sunday, May 7, at 11:59 p.m

CSUSB appoints Shareef Amer to lead Coyote Athletics

Amer joins The Pack after having served in an executive leadership capacity in athletics at California State Northridge, which he joined in 2018.

Montgomery ‘Monty’ Van Wart, professor of public administration, honored with 2022-23 Outstanding Professor Award

Montgomery ‘Monty’ Van Wart was recognized for his enduring excellence in teaching, research, scholarly activities and service to CSUSB’s students, the university and the community.

Registration for Summer Session at CSUSB is now open

A selection of courses are being offered that allow students to complete the requirements needed for graduation. Classes fill up quickly, so students are encouraged to register early.

CSUSB president affiliates with Excelencia in Education’s Presidents for Latino Student Success network

Through the network, university President Tomás D. Morales will collaborate with Excelencia to leverage collective expertise and resources, foster partnerships, and amplify current efforts at the national level.

CSUSB and Rialto Unified School District team up to Teach Rialto

The agreement, the first of its kind, will provide a pathway for Rialto Unified School District students to fulfill admissions requirements at Cal State San Bernardino, which will allow them to enroll and earn their bachelor’s degrees and teaching credentials, and return to their home district as teachers.

Associate professor of public administration named CSUSB’s Outstanding Faculty Advisor

Sharon Velarde Pierce, an associate professor of public administration and CSUSB alumna, was honored for her expertise in advising, authentic care for student success, a heartfelt passion for the profession, and her enduring commitment to teaching and mentoring students.