Picture courtesy of Dr. Victor M. Rodriguez, Professor in the Department of Chicano and Latino Studies at California State University, Long Beach

    CSULB Department of Chicano and Latino Studies (CHLS) Professor, Victor M. Rodriguez Ph.D., has the Caribbean in his blood. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, he graduated with a major in history from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, then went on to earn a graduate degree from Louisiana State University and doctorate from the University of California, Irvine, all focused on the Hispanic Caribbean of Spanish-speaking Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.

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    20150525_142806.jpgIn June, members of CSULB’s Center for International Education (CIE) headed back East for the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) 2015 Annual Conference and Expo in Boston, Massachusetts. Featuring international education professional from more than 100 countries, the event offered numerous opportunities to connect and explore new partnerships in international education.

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    640px-Crane_BridgeShip.jpg'Crane BridgeShip' by Msun523 - [1] Msun523 wikipedia english (log). Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

    This year, CCPE’s Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT), in partnership with CSULB’s College of Business Administration (CBA), excitedly announced their new Master of Science degree program in Supply Chain Management. The MS-SCM degree, launching for fall 2015, is geared towards current supply chain management professionals looking to advance their knowledge and graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in such fields as Business, Economics, and Industrial Engineering.


    CSULB’s accelerated Master of Public Administration Distance Learning program (DLMPA) is made for working professionals. Completed without career interruption and delivered in real-time on the web, students experience an innovative learning environment without needing to put too much of their real life on hold.

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    In March, CCPE launched a brand new marketing campaign for Summer Sessions 2015. Speaking to the ambitious characteristics of CSULB students, the 2015 “Doers Do” campaign seeks to honor CSULB students’ determination and tenacity.

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    POLB Externs2.jpgPort of Long Beach Celebration of Education Luncheon.

    In May, the Port of Long Beach (POLB) held its second annual Celebration of Education luncheon at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach as part of 2015 World Trade Month.