CSULB alumni Asjia Garner

It was announced today that Asjia Garner, class of 2019, has been named Communications Coordinator for the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden. She graduated with a double major in Journalism and International Studies and a minor French. Huge congratulations to Asjia Garner!

CSULB Alum in Political Science and Sociology featured in Los Angeles Times

This 26-year-old became a small-town California mayor. Then a jet dumped fuel on her snakebit city By ALEJANDRA REYES-VELARDE| FEB. 11, 2020 | 5 AM Elizabeth Alcantar was at work when she began receiving a swarm of Twitter and Google alerts about a jet dumping fuel on her city. She immediately texted her boss and said […]

CLA’s Distinguished Alumni For 2017

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Dennis J. Keough Judge, Superior Court, State of California 1974, Juris Doctorate, University of Mississippi; 1971, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, CSULB Now in his 35th year as a jurist, the Honorable Dennis J. Keough has the distinction of having served as a judge in the state courts of both Nebraska […]

CLA Alumna wins 2015 Peabody Award

International Studies Alumna, Caitlin Dickerson (2011) has won the 2015 Peabody Award for NPR’s Investigation of Secret Mustard Gas Testing.   To read NPR’s Press Release, please click here: http://www.npr.org/about-npr/474765803/peabody-award-2016-winner

CLA Distinguished Alumni 2016

Brian Gimmillaro Women’s Volleyball Head Coach, CSULB 1971, 1974, Teaching Credentials, CSULB 1970, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, CSULB Regarded as one of the top volleyball minds in the country, women’s volleyball head coach Brian Gimmillaro is the most successful coach in Long Beach State history. His business endeavors include Brian Gimmillaro Volleyball Enterprises, the California […]

CLA Distinguished Alumni 2015

  Michael Houlihan, B.A. in Political Science, 1968 A visionary entrepreneur and brand builder, Houlihan and his partner, Bonnie Harvey, used performance-based compensation, “Worthy Cause Marketing,” and an expanded view of customer service to beat the business odds, transforming Barefoot Wine from an obscure novelty product into an iconic brand that is now the world’s […]

Alumni Association Grants Awarded

Source–Shayne Schroeder Published: March 16, 2015 The campus community is invited to congratulate the CSULB Alumni Association’s 2015 grant recipients at a reception on Tuesday, April 21, at 4 p.m., at The Pointe. The association is proud to award a total of $49,230 to nine programs as part of the Alumni Grants Program. Nearly $825,900 has […]

CLA Distinguished Alumni 2014

Nelson Farris (Speech Communication ’69) is Nike’s longest tenured employee and estimates that he has held 20 different jobs during his 41+-year career and traveled to more than 50 countries on six continents. His journey with the “swoosh” began in 1972 when he opened a retail store in Long Beach that carried a line of […]

CLA Distinguished Alumni 2013

  Timothy G. Plax (Speech Communications ’70, Rhetorial Studies ‘71) is a Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies and Administrative Director of the Hauth Center for Communication Skills at California State University, Long Beach. He has served on the faculty at the University of New Mexico and West Virginia University. His research and teaching focus on […]

CLA Distinguished Alumni 2012

Richard “Rick” Bryson (Economics ’66) grew up in Long Beach and attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School where he was a football and baseball star and a member of the football’s hall of fame.  After graduation Rick received an athletic scholarship to the University of Santa Clara.  During his freshman year there, he transferred to […]