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    On Monday, November 17, CSULB’s International Education Week Kick-Off Festival met with cloudless blue skies and unseasonably warm weather. A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, CSULB celebrated the annual event with an International Village and cultural performances.

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    Sports Management Alumna and AYSO National Events Manager, Samantha Schrum.

    With a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Entrepreneurship and Management from John Hopkins University, Samantha Schrum found an improbable, but much-loved home coaching lacrosse at a Division 3 college. Hoping to climb the coaching ranks and secure a role as head coach with a top-tier Division 3 college or assistant coach position with a Division 1 college, she decided to gain a competitive edge and applied to the CSULB Graduate Program in Sport Management (GPSM).

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    Nancy Pfeffer, the public policy guru, City Fabrick board member, and Environmental Responsibility instructor with CSULB’s Global Logistics Specialist (GLS) professional designation program, has been named to the Long Beach Transit (LBT) Board of Directors by Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia.

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    Jane-Wong-Cambodia-3_Blog.jpgCSULB Study Abroad Student Jane Wong at People Improvement Organization School, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

    An opportunity to study abroad for many college students is a sort of rite of passage – a declaration of independence, cultural awareness, and often times a culmination of personal passions, education, and practice put into play on the world’s stage.

    Through a wealth of programs and university partnerships, CSULB sends hundreds of students on study abroad, internship abroad, work abroad, and volunteer abroad programs in more than 30 different countries every year for anywhere from a few weeks to an entire year.

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    Pictured from left to right: Julio Pinto-Criollo, Ana Martin, Joshua Owen, Maarit Grajeda, and Denys Lytvynenko.

    Known for world-class logistic specialists, the “G” in GLS can occasionally be overlooked. But, the G, denoting global, is a key player in the Global Logistics Specialist (GLS) professional designation program. Not only does the award-winning program prepare students with ship-to-shelf training solutions for those involved in the international movement of goods, the program attracts a truly international contingent of students seeking to gain supply chain/logistics training with a U.S. perspective.

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    The CCPE Center for International Trade and Transportation will be hosting its annual State of the Trade and Transportation Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. This year's discussion entitled, 'Globabl Trends, Local Impacts, Big Decisions,' will focus on what changing trends mean for the economy, the environment and the future of our region as a trade gateway. For more information, go to the Town Hall Meeting 2014 Event Page.

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