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A conversation with Conoley

A conversation with Conoley

Austin Brumblay and Kat Schuster, Staff Writers

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus, CSU, Features, News, Today

Each semester, The Daily 49er tries to fit into President Jane Close Conoley’s busy schedule to catch up with her. Reporters sat with Conoley March 13 at a large round table in her office, which was ...

LBSU 2019 commencement to move to the Jack Rose Track

LBSU 2019 commencement to move to the Jack Rose Track

March 13, 2019

President Jane Close Conoley said in an interview with the Daily 49er Wednesday,  the spring 2019 commencement ceremony would be moved yet again. In just two months, graduates will walk the Jack Rose Track, ...

LBSU and U.S. Coast Guard to offer scholarship program

LBSU and U.S. Coast Guard to offer scholarship program

February 24, 2019

Long Beach State and the U.S. Coast Guard have partnered to offer two years of free tuition to students committed to joining the Coast Guard once they graduate. Campus President Jane Close Conoley and memb...

LBSU named an ‘economic powerhouse’

LBSU named an ‘economic powerhouse’

February 18, 2019

A new report found that Long Beach State University has a $1.53 billion impact on local economies. Beacon Economics, an independent research and consulting firm, conducted the study as a way to measure ...

City Council continues efforts to reduce homelessness in Long Beach

City Council continues efforts to reduce homelessness in Long Beach

Bryan Aparicio, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News

The City Council discussed a new initiative to tackle homelessness and housing in Long Beach. During the motion, Kelly Colopy, the Long Beach Director of Health and Human Services, presented the Ev...

President Conoley confirms retirement of Prospector Pete

President Conoley confirms retirement of Prospector Pete

Sahara Barba and Karla Lopez

September 21, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Today

President Jane Close Conoley sent out an email to the campus announcing the official “retirement” of the 51-year-old Prospector Pete mascot Thursday afternoon. “Inclusive excellence is a core...

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla partners with Long Beach State in Ballot Bowl

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla partners with Long Beach State in Ballot Bowl

September 16, 2018

Only 18 percent of American college students voted in the 2014 midterm election, according to statistics compiled by Institute for Democracy & Higher Education. To bolster voter turnout, California Secretary ...

A Daily 49er conversation with President Jane Close Conoley

A Daily 49er conversation with President Jane Close Conoley

James Chow, News Editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Today

The Daily 49er sat down with President Jane Close Conoley Wednesday, Sept. 5 to ask her about her ambitions for the new semester and her hopes for the future of the campus. Conoley touched on new housing ...