Beach Forensics wins 2020 Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Championship Annual Awards

Although the 2020 Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Championship tournament was cancelled due to COVID-19, the organization decided to proceed with their annual awards virtually by announcing them on the organization’s Facebook page. I’m pleased to share that CSU Long Beach’s Beach Forensics team received four of the organization’s most coveted awards this year. Information about the […]

CLA Congratulates 2019 University Achievement Award Recipients

CLA is proud of our faculty, staff and students who were this year’s award winners. Please join me in congratulating: For the complete list of award recipients, please read the article:

Two CLA Students Win 1st Place in the 33rd Annual California State University Student Research Competition

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) played host to the 33rd Annual California State University Student Research Competition on Friday, April 26th and Saturday, the 27th, 2019. This system-wide competition showcased the innovative research and creative activities of CSU undergraduate and graduate students in the full range of academic programs offered by the CSU. Student participants made […]

CSU Long Beach Geography Department and Students Receive Awards

Our own CSULB Geography Department received the 2019 Honorable Mention for MA/MS Program Excellence Award from the American Association of Geographers (AAG), runner-up to Western Michigan University. We were nominated by our Regional Division, the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, one of nine regional divisions in the AAG. Up to two programs from each division may […]

CLA Faculty Members Receive University Awards

Five faculty members from CLA have won university awards. Please join us in congratulating: Dr. Hugh Wilford (History) – Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award Dr. Jake Wilson (Sociology) – Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award Dr. Clorinda Donato (RGRLL & The George L. Graziadio Chair of Italian Studies)   – Outstanding Professor Award Dr. Jennifer Fleming (Journalism and Mass Communication) […]

Lauren Rauscher (HDEV) Earns Distinguished Faculty Award

Since becoming a faculty advisor in the Human Development Department in 2008, the number of students Lauren Rauscher advises has grown considerably, from 376 students to 632. Despite the significant increase in the number of majors, she makes it a priority to get to know students both academically and personally so she can best help […]

Distinguished Faculty, Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award

Dr. Kim-Phuong Vu Psychology Dr. Kim-Phuong Vu’s research is making air traffic safer, websites easier to navigate, and devices with displays and controls easier to use. Recognized internationally as an expert on stimulus-response compatibility, Dr. Vu’s research focuses on: • How performance improves with certain mappings of stimuli to responses, which has implications for how […]

Community Service Award: Student

Asha Nettles Sociology For the past year, senior Asha Nettles has volunteered with the YWCA, helping victims of sexual assault. As a sexual assault advocate, she has handled a wide variety of tasks, like manning the 24-hour hotlines, helping her supervisor prepare for presentations, sitting with sexual assault victims through physical exams and accompanying them […]

Community Service Award: Faculty

Dr. Kristine Zentgraf Sociology What may be above and beyond the call of duty for other faculty members is business as usual for Dr. Kristine Zentgraf. She has been a strong supporter of immigrant students and families in the greater Long Beach area as well as an advocate for comprehensive immigration reform and economic justice […]

Early Academic Career Excellence Award

Dr. Ali Iğmen History In the past five years, Dr. Ali Iğmen has established himself as an expert on Central Asia, the Soviet Union, the Middle East, and Oral History, as a dedicated instructor who has enhanced the World History curriculum and as a strong collaborator, working closely with colleagues at CSULB and universities throughout […]