Spring2017 Tableofcontents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Features


Kent Twitchell
Artist Kent Twitchell has earned an expansive audience by making art intended to live outside. His signature murals, painted on the walls of stores, schools, and freeways, are enjoyed by thousands of people daily as they make their way around Los Angeles.


Power Up
Engineering students put classroom learning into practical application during a trip to Mexico.


Top of the Class
Cal State LA is No. 1 in the nation for the upward mobility of its students, according to a new study by the Equality of Opportunity Project.


A Legacy Takes Root
Cal State LA celebrates the groundbreaking of a new bioscience incubator and the renaming of a college. Both were made possible through a generous gift from the National Rongxiang Xu Foundation.


View of the City
Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez learns a lesson when hes recruited as an instructor for a writing course at Cal State LA.


L.A. Story
The sky is no limit for John Griffith, an Early Entrance Program student who has his sights set on becoming an astronaut.


Profile in Giving
Alumna Marquita Grenot-Scheyer has established the Dr. Mary A. Falvey Leadership Development Fund to honor the professor emerita of special education.

 

 

Departments


University News
Briefs: A nationally televised debate, Mind Matters, the Universitys new Strategic Plan and more from the Cal State LA Newsroom.


University News
A baseball great, a University president emeritus and an alumnus are acknowledged for their contributions to the community at the 19th Billie Jean King & Friends Gala.


University News
With Cal State LA Downtown, the University establishes a new learning facility that delivers accessible higher education to the heart of the city.


University Events


The Shelf Life


Athletics
The Golden Eagle basketball program is set to soar under the wings of two new coaches, Cheryl Miller and Jim Saia, guided by the Executive Director for Athletics Daryl Gross.


Athletics
Volleyball star Iona Lofrano is set up for success.


Alumni News


Class Notes/In Memoriam


The Inbox


Visions of L.A.