Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs E-Newsletter! This newsletter was created to share what is taking place in the division and give an inside look into our departments, programs, and services.
Over 21 departments make up the Division of Student Affairs, from housing to student engagement, career services to counseling, the student union to athletics, and so much more. We look forward to sharing information about the division, as well as highlighting division news and key events.
October 2021 Issue
The Women's Resource Center (WRC) provides a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students. It is a place for students to gather, gain support, and learn tools for social change.
Meet Dr. Anissa Rogers! She is the Associate Dean at the Palm Desert Campus. She joined the Coyote family in 2019. With more than 25 years of higher education experience, she is a veteran educator and administrator.
Tea with the VP and the Student Affairs Road Show kicked off this fall at the Palm Desert Campus on Thursday, Oct. 7. Students were able to attend both events back-to-back. Tea with the VP took place first at 10 a.m., followed by the Road Show at 11 a.m.
The EOP program is one of 21+ departments in Student Affairs. It helps historically low-income, underrepresented, disadvantaged students succeed at CSUSB by providing support services.
September 2021 Issue
All students (regardless of vaccination status) who completed the COVID-19 Self-Certification form on the myCoyote portal are eligible for a free Coyote Pride t-shirt. All vaccinated students are entered for a chance to win prizes.
Basic Needs is one of 21-plus departments in Student Affairs that provides services and resources to students. The department is broken down into four key areas: student wellness and food insecurity, housing insecurity, and financial security programs.
The return to campus marked the return to competition for our CSUSB student-athletes who were sidelined due to the pandemic. This fall, four teams will be competing: women’s cross country, women’s volleyball, and men’s and women’s soccer.
The Pan-African Student Success Center opened its doors in 2016 and became a place for students to get together, find community, study during breaks, and meet with student organizations.
Looking for a job or internship? Want to attend graduate school? Check out the Career Center’s virtual Career Fair on Oct. 21 from 1-4 p.m. There you’ll meet top employers and universities looking to fill those roles.
Meet Victoria Argot! She is the Counseling Supervisor in the Student Assistance in Learning (SAIL) program, which is a TRiO Student Support Services grant that has served nearly 5,000 students at CSUSB.
Meet Daisy Ramos Gomez! She is the new Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President. In this role, she advocates for all students at the local, state, and federal levels, making sure student voices are being heard at every table.
December 2020 Issue
This year, Coyote Cares Day was held virtually Oct. 19-24, allowing participants to make a difference from home. Student Affairs came out to support and help raise money for the charity Feeding America by participating in the virtual 5K.
The Veterans Success Center hosted its annual Thanksgiving Giveaway. The department was able to provide CSUSB students who currently serve or have served in the military with grocery gift cards for Thanksgiving.
Meet Vilayat Del Rossi! He is the director of Recreation and Wellness. Del Rossi joined the Coyote family in 2017 and has worked in the Cal State system for 16 years, previously working at both Cal Poly Pomona and Cal State Long Beach.
All 21-plus departments in Student Affairs are available to students virtually, including Upward Bound. The department will continue to offer all of their regular services, just remotely.
Meet Natalie Cleary! She is the Basic Needs coordinator and a recent recipient of the President’s Outstanding Employee Award. Cleary received the award in August at this year’s Convocation.
November 2020 Issue
Homecoming@Home kicked off virtually Oct. 12-17. Student Affairs helped lead the charge by hosting events throughout the week for alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the community.
CSUSB Athletics relived the greatest accomplishment in department history with an interactive watch party of the 2019 NCAA Division II National Championship as part of CSUSB’s Homecoming@Home on Facebook Live on Oct. 16.
In a recent survey, 33% of students shared that they needed a place to study and/or attend virtual courses. In response to this demand, CSUSB has created several spaces that can be reserved and used by students for on-campus study.
Let's welcome Dr. Molly Springer! She is our new Associate Vice President of Student Success and Educational Equity at CSUSB. Dr. Springer joined the Coyote family in August.
All 21-plus departments in Student Affairs are available to students virtually, including the Career Center. The department will continue to offer all of their regular services, just remotely.
Meet Maria Barragan-Arreguin! She is the coordinator for the Undocumented Student Success Center and a recent recipient of the President’s Outstanding Employee Award. Barragen-Arreguin received the award in August at this year’s Convocation.
Growing Inland Achievement (GIA) named CSUSB’s Inland Empire Fellowship Program as the recipient for the 2020 Innovation Award, which will be used to recruit and train 22 academic fellows per academic year.
Meet Elizabeth Corella! She is the Chair of the Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) board of directors. As chair, Corella meets with CSUSB administrators regularly and serves as a bridge them and students.
October 2020 Issue
Check out the Coyote Connection events happening all year long, featuring the brand-new Coyote Hour, a designated time each week on Tuesday and Thursday from 12-12:50 p.m. when most students have no classes scheduled.
This month, we will highlight the student program VOICE. VOICE peer educators are students who use prevention education to reduce the number of their peers impacted by sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.
Let's welcome Dr. Daria Graham! She is our new Dean of Students and Associate Vice President of Student Affairs at CSUSB. Dr. Graham joined the Coyote family in July.
All 21-plus departments in Student Affairs are available to students virtually, including Counseling and Psychological Services. CAPS will continue to offer all of their regular services, just remotely through telephone or video conferencing.
Meet Albert Angelo! He is the Senior Health Educator at CSUSB, leading the programs and activities of the Student Health Center's Department of Health Promotion.
The first-ever virtual Student Affairs Road Show was held Aug. 24-Sept. 4. Each department in the division created a video highlighting their programs, resources, and services available to students both virtually and on campus.
Meet Graciela Moran! She is the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President. In this role, Graciela advocates for students both locally and statewide, making sure their voices are heard and issues affecting them get addressed.