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CSUMB awarded $8.6 million to boost teacher quality

CSU Monterey Bay has received one of 24 grants from the U.S Department of Education to recruit, train and support new teachers primarily in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

The Teacher Quality Partnership grant totals $8.6 million over five years and will allow the university to work with high-need school districts to strengthen teacher preparation programs, ensuring that teachers have the skills to improve student achievement.

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CSU Receives $1M from Chevron for STEM Teacher Education

Grant designed to integrate engineering design in new teacher preparation

The California State University has received a $1 million grant from Chevron to help integrate engineering design into K-12 teacher preparation through the CSU’s Pathways to New Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teacher Excellence initiative.

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Faculty and Student Present Research

Cal State Fullerton faculty members and students will be and have been presenters at professional associations throughout the country and the world. Among them:

Jeffrey A. Kottler, professor of counseling, is one of three keynote speakers for the 2015 American Counseling Association Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida. Kottler will join Richard Balkin, assistant dean and association professor in counseling and educational psychology at Texas A&M University, to present “The Power of Relationships in Counseling — and the Counselor’s Life” during the March 11-15, 2015, program.

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University to Host National Resource Center for Asian Languages

Cal State Fullerton has been awarded a four-year $709,564 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support the development of a National Resource Center for Asian Languages on campus. The grant will fund the development of instructional and professional development resources to enhance the teaching, learning and research of less commonly taught languages in the United States, including Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese and Japanese.

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Robotic Arm Research Presented at Conference

To share their research to improve the quality of life for patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease, Cal State Fullerton’s Kiran George and his students are presenting their brain-computer interface controlled robotic arm at this week’s IEEE 2014 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics in San Diego.

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University Awarded More Than $7 Million in Grants and Contracts

Cal State Fullerton faculty and staff members have been awarded more than $7 million in grants and contracts during the first quarter of the fiscal year, July 1 through Sept. 30. Among the awards received through the University’s Auxiliary Services Corporation:

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CSU, Chico Receives $6.5 Million in Federal Funds for Teacher Training

California State University, Chico has received one of 24 grants from the U.S. Department of Education to recruit, train and support new teachers primarily in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

CSU, Chico’s Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) grant proposal was funded at approximately $6.5 million over five years.

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CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded $12 Million from U.S. Department of Education to Educate STEM Teachers

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has been awarded a $12.45 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to train highly qualified secondary math and science teachers and help improve student achievement in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

The grant— the largest awarded nationwide under the DOE’s Teacher Quality Partnerships grant competition—will allow CSUDH to implement its proposed STEM Teachers in Advanced Residency (STAR) program.

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CSUMB professor, colleagues land NSF grant

CSU Monterey Bay Professor Cheryl Logan and four colleagues have won a grant of nearly $900,000 from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on ocean acidification and hypoxia.

Dr. Logan, along with Dr. Scott Hamilton from Moss Landing Marine Labs and Drs. Brian Tissot, Eric Bjorkstedt and Jeffrey Abell from Humboldt State will combine their expertise to examine how climate change can affect the behavior, physiology and gene expression of rocky reef fishes.

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CSU Labs Recognized Globally for Shark Research

Students and faculty at the CSU’s Pacific Shark Research Center in Monterey have discovered dozens of new shark species. The Shark Lab at CSU Long Beach uses cutting edge technology developed by student engineers to track white sharks.

The two labs are recognized around the world for their research on sharks, which has been printed in countless journals and featured on TV networks including National Geographic, PBS, BBC and the Discovery Channel.

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Last Updated: October 09, 2014