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2/19 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI History major wins internship with the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.   Feb. 19, 2018 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) History major Samantha Mendoza was in 12th grade when she decided she wanted to be a librarian. “I had talked to my dad about it and he suggested I work at the Smithsonian, ...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
2/16 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI among colleges and universities ranked “Best Bang for the Buck - West”   Feb. 16, 2018 — The nonprofit Washington Monthly has once again listed CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) as one of the colleges and universities that offers students the “Best Bang for the Buck - West.” The bimonthly magazi...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
2/9 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI Professor receives prestigious national award from Medieval Academy of America   Feb. 9, 2018 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Associate Professor of Art Alison Perchuk, Ph.D. first became enchanted with medieval history when she was 10 years old and read John Steinbeck’s “The Acts of King Arthur and h...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
2/8 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI President to give 2018 State of the University address at luncheon   Feb. 8, 2018 — It’s been more than 15 years since CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomed its first class of 629 transfer students. Now, the newest University in the 23-campus CSU system has more than 7,000 students, and th...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.camarillochamber.org/
    Shelby     (805) 484-4383    shelby@camarillochamber.org
2/5 (Camarillo, CA)  Ivy League graduate, writer and activist with dyslexia visits CSUCI to reframe the concept of learni   Feb. 5, 2018 — Author, activist and Brown University honors graduate Jonathan Mooney didn’t learn to read until he was 12. Labeled “profoundly learning disabled,” and “dyslexic,” Mooney was terrified of reading, espe...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
2/5 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI Spring Library Lecture Series includes robots on Mars, cannabis commerce and family responsibi   Feb. 5, 2018 — Discrimination against employees who need to care for parents or kids is becoming more common, but largely unreported. Lindsey O’Connor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology will speak about this growin...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
1/31 (Camarillo, CA)  Distinguished Communication scholars to hold a panel on social change at CSUCI   Jan. 31, 2018 — Few would argue that the state of communication in the United States right now leaves something to be desired. “Communication is the thread that weaves through every issue we face today and the thread ...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Jacob Jenkins     (805) 437-3772    jacob.jenkins@csuci.edu
1/22 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI Professor gets national fellowship to study partisanship and congressional appropriations   Jan. 22, 2018 — It’s no news to anyone that the rise of partisanship in the U.S. Congress is impeding lawmakers’ ability to function — sometimes to the point of paralysis. “The nearly constant threat of government shu...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
1/19 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI is awarded $200,000 to diversify future faculty candidates    Jan. 19, 2018 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomed its largest freshman class ever last fall and anticipates the Class of 2018 will also be the largest to date. As the campus continues to grow, the student demograph...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Jose Alamillo     (805) 437-2685    jose.alamillo@csuci.edu
1/12 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI Environmental Science Professor to discuss impacts of Thomas Fire on wilderness and wildlife   Jan. 12, 2018 —CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Professor and Chair of the Environmental Science & Resource Management Program Sean Anderson, Ph.D., will speak about the short- and long-term effects of the Thomas Fire as part...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
1/11 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI faculty member gets NEH grant to research 19th century wine industry    Jan 11, 2018 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Assistant Professor of History Julia Ornelas-Higdon, Ph.D. has received a $42,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to help her research a more complete...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
1/8 (Camarillo, CA)  Santa Barbara Mayor joins CSU Channel Islands Advancement team   Jan. 8, 2018—Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider is joining the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Advancement team as Regional Director of Development. Schneider ends her term in office tomorrow, Jan. 9, and begins her ne...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
2017
12/21 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI and KidSTREAM offer “print your own snowflake” event to thank firefighters   Dec. 21, 2017 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) and KidSTREAM Children’s Museum are teaming up to offer kids a festive way to thank the firefighters or send holiday wishes to families affected by the Thomas fire. Kids can...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
12/20 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI launches nationwide search for Vice President for Student Affairs   Dec. 20, 2017 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) is seeking to fill the position of Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) with plans for the new hire to begin in spring of 2018. With assistance from an executive firm ...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/CSUCIVPSAProfile.pdf
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    csuci-vpsa@academic-search.com
12/15 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI Goleta campus will continue to be closed week of Dec. 17-23   Camarillo, Calif., Dec. 15, 2017 – CSU Channel Islands will continue to close their Goleta campus the week of Dec. 17-23 due to the Thomas Fire that has reached Santa Barbara County, as well as the current and forecasted...
    California State University Channel Islands     https://www.csuci.edu/news/releases/2017-12-15-goleta-closure.htm
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
12/13 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI Computer Science team places in top 10 in prestigious regional contest   Dec. 13, 2017 — A team from CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Computer Science Program placed 10th among 105 teams from Southern California who competed in the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate ...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Michael Soltys     (805) 437-3713    michael.soltys@csuci.edu
12/12 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI named a top university for helping low income students improve their circumstances   Dec. 12, 2017 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) is among the top 20 colleges and universities in the nation in terms of social mobility, a term synonymous with a low income students being able to improve their socioeconomic ...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
12/8 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI launches “Ekho Your Heart” to benefit campus community affected by fires   Dec. 8, 2017 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) has set up a special fund for members of the campus community who were affected by the December 2017 fires. Those who wish to help CSUCI students, faculty or staff who are di...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://go.csuci.edu/heart
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
11/22 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI Nursing program has 100% pass rate for state nursing boards—again   Nov. 22, 2017 — For the fourth time, CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Nursing graduates scored a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the state boards that allow them to practice nursing. T...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://nursing.csuci.edu/
    CSUCI Nursing Program     (805) 437-1657    nursing@csuci.edu
11/9 (Santa Barbara, CA)  Save the Date! Winter Camps at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center   5-Day Camp Options from December 18-22, 2017 Storybook Science, Ages 4–6 Discover the science behind some fairy tale favorites. Build a "huff and puff" proof house. Plant a bean seed to see how fast it gr...
    Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History     http://www.sbnature.org
        (805) 682-4711    info@sbnature2.org
11/9 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers criminal profiling, Shakespeare at the Rubicon    Nov. 9 — The 2017 Fall “Taste of OLLI” classes this year include a presentation at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, a look into the mind of a predator from a Los Angeles Police Department Detective, and a conversation abo...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://go.csuci.edu/olli
    OLLI at CSUCI     (805) 437-2748    donna.inglis@csuci.edu
11/8 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI observes Finland’s 100th anniversary with a closer look at the Arctic nation   Nov. 8, 2017 — Bordering the former Soviet Union, the small but mighty Arctic nation of Finland has a model system of education and unique diplomacy skills, to say nothing of bragging rights for “Angry Birds.” “Finlan...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://go.csuci.edu/iew
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
11/8 (Camarillo, CA)  Author/filmmaker/playwright David E. Talbert discusses diversity in television, theatre and film at    Nov. 8, 2017 — Prolific filmmaker, playwright, author David E. Talbert will discuss diversity on the stage and screen Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at CSU Channel Islands’ (CSUCI) Grand Salon. “Reflections of...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    LaSonya Davis     (805) 437-3878    lasonya.davis@csuci.edu
11/8 (Camarillo, CA)  Emmy Award-winning filmmaker from Ventura screens her documentary on Third World women’s health care   Nov. 8, 2017 — An Emmy Award-winning filmmaker raised in Ventura will discuss her documentary, “Heroines of Health” after a screening on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. in Ojai Hall 1986 on the CSU Channel Is...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://go.csuci.edu/iew
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
11/3 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI Professor of Mathematics wins national mentoring award   Nov. 3, 2017 — Her work to level the playing field for underrepresented minorities has earned CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Professor of Mathematics Cynthia Wyels, Ph.D., a 2017 Distinguished Mentor Award from the Society ...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
10/31 (Camarillo, CA)  State Physical Education-Health Project based at CSUCI gets funded for $361,000    Oct. 31, 2017 — A CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI)-based project that supports health and physical education teachers all over the state has received $361,000 annual funding from the Regents of the University of California to...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
10/26 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI to hold one-day conference on 100-year anniversary of the Russian Revolution   Oct. 26, 2017 — A CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) History Lecturer who spent a year teaching in Omsk, Russia, is coordinating a one-day mini-conference on the revolution that launched Communist Russia 100 years ago in Octobe...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
10/23 (Camarillo, CA)  Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen to speak at CSUCI Campus Reading Celebration    Oct. 23, 2017 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) will welcome Pulitzer Prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, for its annual Campus Reading Celebration. The event will be held at 6 p.m. in the Grand Salo...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu/crc
    Carolyn Shamowski     (805) 437-3698    carolyn.shamowski@csuci.edu
10/23 (Camarillo, CA)  Edible worms, Alka-Seltzer rockets and crime scene investigations, all part of CSUCI Science Carniva   Oct. 23, 2017 — Crowd pleasers like the flaming Gummi Bears, the banana piano and the self-carving pumpkin will return for the 2017 CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Science Carnival along with dozens of brand new exhibits inc...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
10/19 (Camarillo, CA)  CSUCI’s Day of the Dead celebration includes outdoor sand sculpture and imaginative ofrendas   October 19, 2017 — Crocheted tacos, eggs, skulls and pan dulce decorate one of many altars or ofrendas that will be on display at Napa Gallery for the 2017 Day of the Dead celebration at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI). ...
    California State University Channel Islands     http://www.csuci.edu
    Alissa Larreta     (805) 437-8400    
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