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3/27 - CSUCI to be bathed in blue in honor of “Light it Up Blue” Global Autism Awareness ... Camarillo, Calif., March 27, 2017 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) sophomore Samuel Capozzi doesn’t speak in the traditional sense, but his is the voice of many with autism. Capozzi, 21, will be one of the students with autism who will address the crowd at CSUCI’s 6th Annual “Light It Up Blue” 2017, a Global Autism Awareness Event. The observance will be Tuesday, April 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the John Spoor Broome Library Plaza and friends, family and the public are invited to share the evening. The United Nations General Assembly declared April 2 “World Autism Awareness Day” (WAAD) in 2007, with the goal of bringing the world's attention to autism, a growing global health concern affecting at l...
3/27 - CSUCI to be bathed in blue in honor of “Light it Up Blue” Global Autism Awareness ... Camarillo, Calif., March 27, 2017 — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) sophomore Samuel Capozzi doesn’t speak in the traditional sense, but his is the voice of many with autism. Capozzi, 21, will be one of the students with autism who will address the crowd at CSUCI’s 6th Annual “Light It Up Blue” 2017, a Global Autism Awareness Event. The observance will be Tuesday, April 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the John Spoor Broome Library Plaza and friends, family and the public are invited to share the evening. The United Nations General Assembly declared April 2 “World Autism Awareness Day” (WAAD) in 2007, with the goal of bringing the world's attention to autism, a growing global health concern affecting at l...
3/16 - Business students choose the icy Motor City over sunny beaches for spring break ... Camarillo, Calif., March 16, 2017 — Snow is in the forecast for 14 CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) students who will leave sunny Southern California and fly to the chilly Motor City on March 17 with Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics lecturer John Griffin. The students, who are primarily business undergraduates with some from other disciplines, will get a closer look at innovation in the auto industry in Detroit, Michigan. After the Big Three (Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler America) pulled out of the near-collapse during the Great Recession, their sights are now set on developing the next generation of automobiles. “There’s a lot of innovation being incorporated into cars, such...
3/14 - CSUCI hosts STEM Innovation Challenge for middle school girls ... Camarillo, Calif., March 14, 2017 — About 60 middle school girls ages nine to 12 will race the clock to build a prototype during a STEM Innovation Challenge at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) on Saturday, March 18. Sponsored by the Business & Technology Partnership (B&TP), the STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Innovation Challenge for Ventura County middle school girls is coordinated by CSUCI’s Entrepreneurship & Small Business Institute (ESBI). “The challenge is an excellent way to provide mentorship to the girls by having them work in teams with high school and college students,” said Associate Professor of Marketing Susan Andrzejewski, Ph.D., Executive Director of the ESBI. “Also, we have a team of to...
3/13 - CSUCI to honor students, faculty and community leaders at Business & Technology Partnership Leadersh ... Camarillo, Calif., March 13, 2017 — Six CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) students will be awarded scholarships at the CSUCI Business & Technology Partnership Leadership Dinner April 20 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Westlake Village Inn at 31943 Agoura Road in Westlake Village. Also scheduled to receive honors will be one CSUCI faculty member and two business and technology leaders from the community. The six students selected to receive scholarships were chosen based on a number of criteria such as financial need, a grade point average of 3.5 or above and a major in either a science or business field. The scholarships were open to anyone attending CSUCI in the fall, which inclu...
3/10 - Visionary who used nature to redesign Japan’s bullet train to speak at CSUCI ... Camarillo, Calif., March 10, 2017 — Japan’s Shinkansen train system or “bullet trains” shoot over tracks and through tunnels at speeds in excess of 300 miles per hour, transporting more than 10 billion people in the network’s 53-year history. The engineer who took his cues from nature when redesigning the bullet train, Eiji Nakatsu, will speak from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14 in Bell Tower Room 2598. Nakatsu used a form of science called “biomimicry” when he redesigned the bullet trains, which were first introduced to Japan in 1964 and underwent periodic redesigns. Biomimicry is the science of looking to the design of the natural world to create things that are useful for humans. ...
3/6 - Arbor Day Foundation gives CSUCI Tree Campus recognition for fifth consecutive year ... Camarillo, Calif., March 6, 2017 — Campus dedication to healthy trees, creek restoration and drought-tolerant landscapes helped earn CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) recognition as a Tree Campus for the fifth year in a row. “The thing I’m most grateful for since the beginnings of CSUCI is the university’s commitment to sustainability and to being good stewards of Mother Earth,” said Director of Facility Services Raudel Bańuelos. “To be receiving this honor for the fifth year in a row shows our commitment. It takes a team to make this happen and it’s like we won the championship again.” CSUCI was the first of the 23 campuses to earn the Tree Campus USA designation in 2013. This year, the campus w...
3/6 - Chicana feminism is at the heart of CSUCI’s “Celebrating la Mujer” event ... Camarillo, Calif., March 6, 2017 — A noted Los Angeles artist poet and a host of prominent Chicana women will speak, teach and perform at a day-long event at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) on Wednesday, March 8. Sponsored by the Chicana/o Studies, Spanish and Art program, “Celebrating la Mujer with Chicana Artist /Poet Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin” is meant to honor the power of expression for all women, especially Chicanas. “We want to bring voice to women of color and be able to set an example for young women of color on this campus,” said co-organizer Veronica Valadez, a Lecturer in Chicano/a Studies. “We want to teach them to develop their voice and express themselves through art.” The celebration...
3/6 - Announcing ... The 12th Annual Ventura County Blues Festival - April 29 ... The Ventura County Blues Society is the presenter of the 12th Annual Ventura County Blues Festival – April 29th 2017 and we look forward to carrying on this tradition for many years to come. Be there for every note! The VCBF has blues giants like Chris Cain, RJ Mischo, MICHAEL JOHN & THE BOTTOM LINE Featuring Mikey Mo (Mikey Mo Band), Debbie Davies, Crooked Eye Tommy and GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS The Phantom Blues Band!
THE SCHEDULE (Subject to Change):
Jim Gustin & Truth Jones ... 11:00 – 11:45 AM
Crooked Eye Tommy ... Noon - 12:45 PM
Michael John & The Bottom Line, featuring Mikey Mo ... 1:00 – 1:45 PM
R.J. Mischo ... 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Chris Cain ... 3:15 – 4:25 PM
Debbie ...
2/28 - Case study on a Newbury Park social business earns national award for CSUCI instructor and graduate ... Camarillo, Calif., Feb. 28, 2017 — A CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Business Lecturer and a Business graduate student are winners of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) 2017 Conference Outstanding Teaching Case Award, held in Philadelphia last month. Instructor Maria Ballesteros-Sola, who teaches Social Business, won the national award along with 2016 graduate Jacquelyn Forrester for their work profiling the Black Sheep Food Co., a social enterprise designed to end unemployment for individuals with disabilities. Ballesteros-Sola and Forrester wrote a teaching case study describing Black Sheep Food’s founder, Cindy Liu’s decision proc...
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