Engineering a Life
Alumnus Salvador Rojas built a robot while studying at Cal State LA. But his greatest invention came outside the lab.
An Old Utensil, a Fresh Twist and a Few Sharks
ylen Yamamoto fondly remembers days spent with her grandmother in the garden of her childhood home in Aiea, Hawaii....
We Are LA
The campaign is more than a fundraising event, Covino explained. It has become a catalyst for an exploration of the University’s relationship with Los Angeles.
Cal State LA selected as anchor institution for nationwide CUMU initiative
Cal State LA has emerged as a leader in a nationwide initiative to uplift and transform the economies and social well-being of communities across the United States.
Mind Matters initiative offers new features for students
The Mind Matters initiative is offering new services and features to help students improve their well-being inside and outside of the classroom.
Preparation Pays Off
“The message we give to the players is trust the process, prepare, do all that you can to be ready for each game.”
The renowned Cal State LA Afro Latin Ensemble has released its second album, Setenta, a vibrant compilation of beloved classics and new compositions that represents the past and future of the genre.
Alumni News – Fall 2019
With $750 in his pocket and one suitcase in hand, Isaac Larian, ’78, moved to the United States from Tehran, Iran, when he was 17 years old.
Pan-African Studies at Cal State LA celebrates 50 years
Pan-African Studies commemorated 50 years at Cal State LA with a ceremony honoring Black leaders and community members. More than 200 faculty, staff, students and supporters gathered for the Department of Pan-African Studies 5th Annual Black Community Honors Dinner, an evening that looked back on the department’s history and recognized the contributions of individuals who have committed their lives to the liberation and empowerment of the Black community.
Pat Brown Institute at Cal State LA releases Black voter poll
The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA released a groundbreaking poll of Black voters in Los Angeles County, a community that will be a major factor in the California presidential primary in 2020.
Cuisine with a Conscience
Cal State LA is the sixth outlet of the 4-year-old Everytable restaurant chain, and the first on a university campus.
The Birth of Chicano Studies
“…but the beginnings of ethnic studies, as a discipline, were right here at Cal State LA.”
Pioneering Latino Leaders trace their roots to Cal State LA
It’s impossible to talk about Latino leadership in Southern California without discussing Cal State LA. Many of the organizers of the Chicano civil rights movement were Cal State LA students and alumni.
Cal State LA BioSpace honors regional bioscience leaders
Jill Adler-Moore, a renowned microbiologist and professor emerita at Cal Poly Pomona, received the LA BioStar Award from Cal State LA BioSpace in recognition of her years of research, leadership and mentorship.
University dedicates Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing
The Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing was dedicated as the first named school at Cal State LA.
State Playhouse marks grand opening
The State Playhouse reopened with an elegant evening event celebrating the historic building and its role in providing arts and culture to Cal State LA and the communities it serves.