CSULB’s Graduate Program in Sport Management sent a group of students off to Japan this summer for an intensive Study Abroad program, providing an incredible educational opportunity that underscored the global reach of the athletics industry. 

From July 20th to August 1st, the 11 students—including ten from Sport Management along with an undergraduate in Asian Studies—were immersed at Sendai University, which has programs dedicated to physical education as well as sports and health science.

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“Impossible” isn’t a word that seems to exist in Margaret Muhr’s vocabulary.

For example, in just five years, she rose from an administrative coordinator in the planning and development department for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, to serving as its director of emergency services. At the same time, while working full-time, Muhr completed her undergraduate degree, then enrolled in the 18-month Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security—becoming its first and only Native American graduate. As if that weren’t enough, she did all of this as a mother of four children.

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The art of balancing career, school, study, and play is taken very seriously by Serge Martin, a well-organized business student seeking a number of certificates from courses at CSULB's College of Continuing and Professional Education.

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For Matt Erjavac, this year got off to a soaring start with a part-time internship at Edwards Air Force Base. A senior in the CSULB Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree Completion Program in the Antelope Valley, Matt researches special instrumentation using microcontrollers at the air force base. The internship has taken his education and professional experience to new heights — literally.

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In March, two of CCPE’s Geographic Information Science master's degree program (MSGISci) students were enlisted by The Atlantic’s CityLab for their Twitter research skills. Looking to determine the most popular hashtags in New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and the District of Columbia, the news site turned to their expertise to parse out the data.

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Ports of LB CITT Career Workshop-400x266.jpgDiscussion panel at the Port's College and Career Exploration event held at CSULB.

In November, the Port of Long Beach partnered with CCPE’s Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT) to develop exploration workshops for the Port’s “College and Career Exploration” event, a night created for area high school students as part of Long Beach Unified School District’s Annual College Night.