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Engineering department gains $50,000 from international energy company

Engineering department gains $50,000 from international energy company

January 27, 2009

Cal State Long Beach's engineering department received a $56,250 donation from BP America Inc., an international energy company that owns the Arco gas station network.The donation will be divided into f...

Future family nurses get financial support from the state

Antoinette Luzano, Staff writer

January 27, 2009

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Cal State Long Beach's nursing department recently received a $192,791 grant to help fund its family nurse practitioner (FNP) graduate program.The grant, from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development's (OSHPD) Song-Brown program, will help the 103 students in the FNP program, according to Loucine Huckabay, director of the CSULB nursing program."We are very grateful for having it," Huckabay said of the grant...

Breaking the ground for recreation

Breaking the ground for recreation

January 27, 2009

The Associated Students Inc. and Cal State Long Beach are holding a $2,100 groundbreaking ceremony on Friday for the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.The event will be hosted by Dave Edwards, ASI a...

Open spaces may be new era for parking

Open spaces may be new era for parking

January 26, 2009

Even with the loss of parking spaces from the demolition of Parking Lot 11C, students commuting to Cal State Long Beach found some parking-related relief with the opening of Parking Structure 3 on east ca...

Outpost opening date delayed again

Outpost opening date delayed again

January 26, 2009

Students will have to wait at least another four weeks for dining services to return to lower campus.Officials expect the renovation of the Outpost restaurant, which is located next to the SSPA Building,...

Hiring freezes and lack of funds plague the CSU system

Antoinette Luzano, Staff writer

January 26, 2009

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The California State University system recently implemented measures to prepare for state budget cuts, including deferment of university fees for Cal Grant recipients.The state suspended the grants to help offset its budget deficit, which is said to be approaching $42 billion. Cal State Long Beach students receiving Cal Grants for the spring semester will have their student fees covered by the university in response to th...

Building a ‘legacy’ through higher student fees

Tiffany Rider, Managing Editor

January 26, 2009

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Promotion for the Beach Legacy Fund has begun online, and the full campaign will begin tomorrow.Students will vote on whether or not campus-based student fees should be increased from the current $43 per semester to $138 per semester effective fall 2010 to support Cal State Long Beach athletics. Voting will be online starting March 11 and ends March 12.The Student Fee Advisory Committee (SFAC) has put together a voter pamph...

CSULB’s price set at a high value

Jason Aula, Staff writer

January 25, 2009

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Cal State Long Beach once again ranked among the nation's 100 "Best Value Colleges for 2009" in the Princeton Review, and in the top 50 for public "Best Value Colleges."Though it didn't make the top 10, CSULB is the only university in the California State University system to be included in the best value category. Schools on the list after the top 10 are only listed alphabetically."The good news about the Princeton Review...