Noah Resto: Technical Writer, Guess His Major?

Major: English Degree(s): BA, class of 2013 Certificates: Technical and Professional Communications Noah Resto developed a passion for English as a kinesiology undergrad all due to a chance internship opportunity, which he decided to do on a whim. The internship position that spurred the change was for a company called “Idea and Design Works Publishing” […]

Maria Pulido: Bell Gardens City Council Member. Guess Her Major?

Major: Human Development Degree: BA, class of 2012, minor in Criminal Justice.  Maria Pulido’s CSULB journey began as an incoming Freshman and Marine Biology Major. But like a fish out of water, she knew that it wasn’t the right fit for her career aspirations. Not one to flounder for long, Pulido eventually found her way […]

Mike Phu: Mental Health Assistant. Guess His major?

Major: Human Development Degree: BA, class of 2013, minor in Theater Arts.  Mike Phu is living proof that following your dreams is the only way to go. Phu’s CSULB journey began in 2008 as biochemistry student whose family dreamed that he would become a doctor one day. But it was their dream, not his. After three years […]

Michael Lozano: Beat Reporter at VoiceWaves.Org. Guess his Major?

Major: Sociology Degree(s): BA, class of 2011, minor in Journalism with a Peace Studies Certificate Michael Lozano developed a passion for social justice through Dr. Nielan Barnes, who explained complex social issues in a logical and compelling way and exposed him to macro social concerns. His goal is to accomplish the same for others through […]

Elsa Ramos: Multi-Service Center Coordinator for the City of Long Beach. Guess her Major?

Sociology Major Major: Sociology Degree(s): BA, California State University, Long Beach, class of 2000 Elsa Ramos has always wanted to help people with macro level issues pertaining to psychology. In order to explore the possibilities while at CSULB, she took an internship in the Department of Public Health, where she worked outreach and gained a […]

Sharla Blank: Senior Associate for the National Sales Systems for Hyundai Motor America, Guess Her Major?

Major: English, Rhetoric and Composition Certificate(s): Technical and Professional Communication, Web Design (HTML and Java Script) Degree(s): BA, California State University, Long Beach, class of 2012 Sharla took a love of English and Rhetoric and transformed it into a technical skill. She fondly calls herself a “Computer Nerd” and claims to give the term a new […]

Geoffrey Kutnik: Founder and Content Director for Rudeluv Designs. Guess his major?

Major: Journalism and Mass Communication with a Public Relations emphasis. Degree(s): BA , California State University, Long Beach class of 2009 Geoffrey Kutnick has always had an interest in marketing and public relations. He came to CSULB to gain the necessary knowledge needed for his innovative mind. After gaining some experience in the field, Geoffrey launched […]

Ashley Tarkington: Wardrobe Stylist for NBC's Access Hollywood. Guess Her Major?

Journalism and Mass Communication Major Degree(s): BA, California State University, Long Beach class of 2007 Ashley showed a knack for fashion at a young age. As a child, she purposely failed an eye exam so she could wear purple butterfly glasses as a style statement.  She originally gravitated toward weather reporting as a potential career; however, while […]

Guergana Anguelova: Consultant at PWC Advisory. Guess Her Major?

International Studies and Human Resource Management Major Major: International Studies and Human Resource Management Degree(s): MBA in Finance, Webster University in Austria and Thailand, class of 2011; BA in International Studies and Human Resource Management, California State University – Long Beach, class of 2008. With an interest in international relations and business management, Guergana has […]

Dina Alhayek: Acquisitions Analyst/Liaison for Anchor Loans. Guess Her Major?

International Studies and Political Science Major Major: International Studies and Political Science Minor: Middle Eastern Studies Certificate(s): QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Certificate Program; Conflict Resolution CSULB OMBUDS Certificate Program Degree(s): BA, California State University, Long Beach, class of 2011 Passionate about humanitarian outreach for Arab Americans and particularly Arab American women, Dina has made sure […]