Cal State San Bernardino

A local Inland Empire university will be starting a brand new series focusing on Native American history and culture.  KVCR's Jonathan Linden has the story.

Because Cal State San Bernrdino will be closed on Monday, The campus community will be marking Memorial Day with ceremonies today on campus and off campus.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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This Sunday is "Move-In Day" at Cal State San Bernardino.  Hundreds of students who will live in on-campus housing will be moving into their digs this weekend, allowing them a few days to get settled before classes start next week.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

"Give Something Back" is an organization that provides scholarships and mentoring to low-income students in five states.  A new partnership between the organization and California State University San Bernardino will establish a statewide,million-dollar college scholarship program for the Golden State's most at-risk students.  Bob Carr, the founder and chairman of Give Something Back, introduced the program and presented a $1 million check to university officials back on May 9.  With help from Coyote Radio at CSUSB, Rick Dulock spoke with Carr shortly after he presented the check.

Cal State San Bernardino officials will join Inland Empire Congressman Pete Aguilar at a news conference this afternoon to announce increased federal funding for Pell Grants, and to announce federal grants to CSUSB's Cybersecurity Studies program.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

There will be a memorial service and a celebration of  the life of the late former president of Cal State San Bernardino, Al Karnig, who died  last week at age 75.  Today's service will be at 2:00 this afternoon at Coussoulis Arena on campus.  The public is welcome.  Following the celebration service, Dr. Karnig will be remembered at a reception at the Legacy Fountain adjacent to the arena.  The event starts at 2:oo pm today at Coussoulis Arena; you’ll be directed to parking lot 'N' as you enter campus.


Former Cal State San Bernardino President, Al Karnig, died at home yesterday (Thursday).  He was 75 years old.  KVCR's Ken Vincent shared this remembrance on Friday morning.

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Cal State San Bernardino has been awarded two federal grants, each for $5 million, to work with community colleges to support Hispanic and low-income STEM students.  KVCR's Isel Cuapio has more.

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The Cal State San Bernardino College of Business has been officially renamed The Jack H. Brown College of Business to honor Jack Brown, the long-time leader of Stater Bros. food markets, and the single largest financial donor to CSUSB.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

Cal State San Bernardino got word this week it will receive a major windfall when Stater Bros. head Jack Brown gives the school millions of dollars.  As KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports, we don't yet know how much Brown will give to the univeristy, we are told that it will be the single largest contribution ever given to CSUSB.

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'LEAD' stands for 'Latino Education and Advocacy Days,' but this year's LEAD summit included more than Latinos.  Last week's event at Cal State San Bernardino drew hundreds of observers and participants from all kinds of diverse communities from the Inland Empire and elsewhere around Southern California. 

KVCR's Natalya Estrada attended the conference and has this recap.

California Faculty Association members have voted to authorize a strike if salary negotiations with the California State University system fail.  As Capital Public Radio's Ed Joyce reports, the two sides are separated by 3 percent.


Dr. Shirin Ebadi was the first Iranian woman to achieve chief justice status and served as president of the city court of Tehran from 1975 to 1979.  She was dismissed from the bench after the Islamic Revolution in February, 1979.  Following dismissal, Ebadi entered private practice and began defending dissidents.  She has been arrested several times.  In 2003, Shirin Ebadi became the first Muslim woman -- and the first Iranian -- ever awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

Faculty and other employees of Cal State San Bernardino and other California State University campuses across the state are preparing to vote on whether to authorize union leadership to call a strike if negotiations with CSU administration over salary issues aren't soon resolved.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.


As California State University, San Bernardino kicks off a year of anniversary events marking 50 years of education in the Inland Empire, KVCR invited the university's president to the KVCR Studios. Here is Part One of the conversation between KVCR's Ken Vincent and Dr. Tomas D. Morales.

Cal State San Bernardino began its second half-century of higher education as it opened the 2015/2016 school year with the start of classes this morning.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

The Criminal Justice Programs at Cal State San Bernardino has been tapped by a number of college ratings lists as one of the best of its kind in the nation.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

Wrapping up the theatre season at Cal State San Bernardino is the musical love story, "Once On This Island."  It's a fantasy -- a story within a story -- complete with love, a journey, and even divine intervention from several gods.  KVCR's David Fleming recently interviewed Kathy Irvin, who directs the play.


For three years now, Cal State San Bernardino has been combining art with what had been the annual jazz concert, and ever since, the event has done nothing but grow.  KVCR's Rick Dulock recently spoke with festival organizing committee members Lacey Kendall and Jacob Poore, in this excerpt from KVCArTS.

The Cal State Arts & Music Festival will be on campus Friday, May 15.  For more information, go to

A collaboration between UC Riverside and Cal State San Bernardino has earned the Inland Empire a 5-million-dollar grant to raise educational attainment in the IE.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more.

CSUSB Palm Desert To Double In Size

Feb 4, 2015


With help from the City of Palm Desert, Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert Campus will expand to 113 acres. The land gift will allow for greater access to education for local residents and economic growth in the region.  

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This week, some 300 IE-area Girl Scouts were invited to Cal State San Bernardino's Cyber Security Center to get them interested in possible careers in computer software coding, cyber security, and drone surveillance.  KVCR's Natalya Estrada attended the Girl Scout gathering, and filed this report.