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CSUCI History major wins internship with the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

CSUCI History major wins internship with the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) History major Samantha Mendoza was in 12th grade when she decided she wanted to be a librarian. “I had talked to my dad about it and he suggested I work at the Smithsonian, and that could be my end goal,” Mendoza said. “And I thought I’d be about 80 years old...
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Through April 7 — Ojai artist Lorraine Serena explores the peace and power of nature in CSUCI exhibition

Through April 7 — Ojai artist Lorraine Serena explores the peace and power of nature in CSUCI exhibition

Opening reception on Feb. 22 CAMARILLO — An artistic exploration of Mother Nature untouched was nearly consumed by Mother Nature unleashed when the Thomas fire threatened the works of Ojai artist Lorraine Serena. Serena, whose work will appear in an upcoming exhibition at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI), was evacuated from her Ojai home four times as...
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CSUCI is awarded $200,000 to diversify future faculty candidates

CSUCI is awarded $200,000 to diversify future faculty candidates

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomed its largest freshman class ever last fall and anticipates the Class of 2018 will also be the largest to date. As the campus continues to grow, the student demographic is also changing, becoming more diverse with each passing year. To ensure the faculty continues to reflect the diversity of...
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CSUCI faculty member gets NEH grant to research 19th century wine industry

CSUCI faculty member gets NEH grant to research 19th century wine industry

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Assistant Professor of History Julia Ornelas-Higdon, Ph.D. has received a $42,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to help her research a more complete history of the California wine industry. “We tend to think of the California wine industry as something very white,” Ornelas-Higdon said. “It’s something...
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Through Feb. 12 — ‘History and Mystery: Finland at 100’ exhibition invites public to explore Finland

Through Feb. 12 — ‘History and Mystery: Finland at 100’ exhibition invites public to explore Finland

CAMARILLO — The Finnish people drink more coffee per capita than any other people in the world. Finland holds world championships for mosquito catching. Finland has a 100 percent literacy rate. And on Finland’s “National Sleepyhead Day,” the last person in the household to wake up is thrown in the water. These are just a...
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Through Feb. 15 — Napa Hall exhibit reveals a “Playing with Toys” retrospective along with Chibis, tryptichs and very casual relationships

Through Feb. 15 — Napa Hall exhibit reveals a “Playing with Toys” retrospective along with Chibis, tryptichs and very casual relationships

CAMARILLO — Action figures have long been Los Angeles artist Larry Lytle’s muse. The CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Art/Photography Lecturer will be showing a 17-year retrospective of his work in Napa Hall entitled “Playing with Toys, a 17-year Retrospective.” “This is a 17-year overview of how I have used toys in my work to create social...
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Feb. 15 — CSUCI President to give 2018 State of the University address at luncheon

Feb. 15 — CSUCI President to give 2018 State of the University address at luncheon

CAMARILLO — It’s been more than 15 years since CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomed its first class of 629 transfer students. Now, the newest University in the 23-campus CSU system has more than 7,000 students, and the campus is still growing. CSUCI President Erika D. Beck, Ph.D. will discuss the University’s history, and plans for the future...
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Two grants give steam to STEM programs at CSUCI and across the county

Two grants give steam to STEM programs at CSUCI and across the county

CAMARILLO — Two separate programs led by CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) have received grants to support the cause of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) education. The Amgen Foundation awarded $75,000 toward a program entitled “Expanding the Impact and Sustaining the Work of the VC STEM Network.” And a CSUCI summer program that introduces high school students from Oxnard...
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CSUCI launches nationwide search for Vice President for Student Affairs

CSUCI launches nationwide search for Vice President for Student Affairs

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) is seeking to fill the position of Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) with plans for the new hire to begin in spring of 2018. The VPSA vacancy was created by the December 2017 retirement of William Gregory Sawyer, Ph.D., who held the position since the University began in 2002....
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CSUCI Goleta campus will continue to be closed week of Dec. 17-23

CSUCI Goleta campus will continue to be closed week of Dec. 17-23

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands will continue to close their Goleta campus the week of Dec. 17-23 due to the Thomas Fire that has reached Santa Barbara County, as well as the current and forecasted poor air quality for that area. CSUCI Goleta students will receive instructions via email from faculty regarding options for completing...
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CSUCI Business & Technology Partnership Executive Committee welcomes 10 new members

CSUCI Business & Technology Partnership Executive Committee welcomes 10 new members

CAMARILLO — Ten representatives from a variety of industries and non-profit organizations will be joining the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Business & Technology Partnership Executive Committee. Included in the group of new additions are two CSUCI faculty members. “With these new members, we have connections from agriculture, technology and finance to education and the non-profit sector,” said...
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CSUCI named a top university for helping low income students improve their circumstances

CSUCI named a top university for helping low income students improve their circumstances

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) is among the top 20 colleges and universities in the nation in terms of social mobility, a term synonymous with a low income students being able to improve their socioeconomic circumstances. CSUCI is ranked number 18 out of 1,363 universities in the “Social Mobility Index” (SMI), which was developed by...
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CSUCI Computer Science team places in top 10 in prestigious regional contest

CSUCI Computer Science team places in top 10 in prestigious regional contest

CAMARILLO — A team from CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Computer Science Program placed 10th among 105 teams from Southern California who competed in the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest held at the University of California, Irvine. “It’s the oldest and most prestigious programming competition,” explained Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Program Michael...
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CSUCI, TO campuses open with final exams as scheduled; Goleta campus closed

CSUCI, TO campuses open with final exams as scheduled; Goleta campus closed

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI), including the Thousand Oaks campus, will be open this week and final exams will take place as scheduled. Students directly impacted by the fires will be accommodated as needed and those students should contact their instructors for options. However, the Goleta campus will remain closed the week of Dec....
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CSUCI launches “Ekho Your Heart” to benefit campus community affected by fires

CSUCI launches “Ekho Your Heart” to benefit campus community affected by fires

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) has set up a special fund for members of the campus community who were affected by the December 2017 fires. Those who wish to help CSUCI students, faculty or staff who are displaced, lost homes or were otherwise affected by the fires can donate to the “Ekho Your Heart” Fire...
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