CSULB names new VP for academic technology

Don E. Gardner has been named the new associate vice president for academic technology at California State University, Long Beach. He will begin his new position Feb. 1. “I am confident that Dr. Gardner will provide strong, wise and forward-looking leadership in the area of academic technology and technology planning,” Provost and Senior Vice President…

Senator Lowenthal seeks students for fellowship

Senator Alan Lowenthal reminded the public last week that applications are currently being accepted for four state government fellowship programs. Applications must be turned in by Feb. 27. The fellowship programs are the Jesse Marvin Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program, the Executive Fellowship Program, the California Senate Fellows Program and the Judicial Administration Fellowship Program.

CSULB receives record number of applications for fall 2008

California State University, Long Beach has received a record number of applications from potential undergraduate students, according to President F. King Alexander, who reported a preliminary count of more than 60,000 applications for the fall 2008 semester. The application period for undergraduate students interested in attending Cal State Long Beach next fall ended on Nov.…

Spotlight on Advertisers : Pacific Community Credit Union

Pacific Community Credit Union has extended the deadline for its scholarship program that will provide funds to both graduating high school seniors as well as students who are currently enrolled at a college, university or trade school. Every year two applicants will receive a $750 stipend each based on academic standing, community service, a letter…

Board of Education recognizes Assistance League for support

The Assistance League of Long Beach was honored at the Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education meeting last month at the LBUSD headquarters. The league was recognized for its long-standing support of the school district and Long Beach students through its many philanthropic programs. One of its programs, Operation School Bell, has provided…

Wilson Gymnastics trial postponed

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Parents and coaches of the Wilson High School gymnastics team announced last week that school administrators will restore their former practice room, which was turned into a weight room, on a temporary basis. On Oct. 30, the LBUSD was ordered to reinstall the gymnastics team’s equipment until a trial can…

St. Anthony High School invites families to Open House

Experience St. Anthony High School first hand on Sunday, Oct. 21, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Long Beach’s Catholic high school will host an open house for students and families interested in the small high school where all students have the opportunity to receive a UC/CSU track college preparatory education.