President's Office News
President Tomás D. Morales donated a beaded calavera (skull), made by art student Valeria Vargas, to the CSUSB Undocumented Student Success Center, which he purchased during a Día de los Muertos celebration and auction last November.
Jodie Ullman (psychology) receives a lifetime achievement award from the Western Psychological Association, Marc Robinson (history) is one of 10 scholars named as a member of the 2022 class of Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders, Valérie Morgan (world languages and literatures) is CSUSB’s 2021-22 Outstanding Lecture, Arianna Huhn (anthropology) talks about the upcoming symposium on “Developing Afro-Latinx Infused Curriculum,” and Treasure Ortiz (public administration) is one of seven candidates running for mayor of San Bernardino.
Valérie Morgan was praised for her exceptional instruction, capacity to engage students and the extremely positive feedback she receives from them.
Mark Agars, named the university's Outstanding Professor for 2021-22, was praised as having “proven himself to be a superior teacher, and has been widely recognized for his scholarly contributions, which have contributed to the stature of this institution.”
University President Tomás D. Morales said Jeremy Murray was named the Outstanding Faculty Advisor in recognition of “his passion, commitment and dedication to student success and providing career and life guidance.”
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) is CSUSB’s 2021-22 Golden Apple Award recipient, research by Brian Levin (criminal justice) is cited, and Owen J.P. Murphy (computer science emeritus) wrote an opinion piece on the Russia-Ukraine war.
Cal State San Bernardino is one of 45 colleges and universities in California participating in the program that will provide debt-free pathways to students willing to perform two-years of volunteer service.
Erik Melchiorre will receive a $2,000 faculty development grant and be honored at the College of Natural Sciences Spring Commencement and at the annual faculty luncheon.
CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales gave a speech at the Santos Manuel Student Union North grand opening; Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed why the Aryan Nations Knights chose Arizona and commented on the increase of anti-Russian attacks; and Agustin Ramirez (VSC) commented on CSUSB being named a Military Friendly School.
The Golden Apple Award nominating committee said that one can easily feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of Professor Michael Stull’s teaching contributions.