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ECST Collaborates to Create STEM Diversity

STEM Advantage has relationships with eight CSU campuses, including five in the greater Los Angeles area, one of which is Cal State LA. Of the 175 STEM Advantage Scholars named in the fall of 2021, 45 study at Cal State LA—more than at any other CSU.

Dean Emily Allen

Message From The Dean

During my time here at Cal State Los Angeles I have been fortunate to work with amazing and committed faculty and staff. You might not realize it, but we don’t just graduate students; faculty and staff sometimes graduate to exciting new positions!

ECST, Communications Studies, and Art Collaborate on LGBTQ Archive Project

Interactive, global repository of user-generated LGBTQ stories, historical and current events, seeks to increase the visibility of queer individuals and experiences.

$5M from NSF to Fund an Urban Sustainability Research Cntr

$5 million grant to start a center of research excellence at Cal State LA - this time to focus on urban sustainability issues.

ECST Collaborates with School of Nursing to Bring Virtual Reality to Nurse Training

Computer Science Department brings virtual reality to nurse training creating an immersive experience that will simulate interactions between nursing students and patients with diverse backgrounds.

Creating a Glide Path Between Community Colleges and Four-Year Universities

ECST, a STEM nonprofit, and a corporate-sponsored initiative help community college students prepare themselves for four-year universitiess through research internships.

Alums and Friends Stepped Up in 2021!

ECST received almost $1 million in gifts in 2021, including gifts for student scholarships and programs during an especially challenging year. We are grateful.

View ECST Photos

View the College of ECST's photos from Commencement 2022, Capstone Expo 2022, and the ECST Honors Convocation 2022 on Flickr.



Cover of InSights Magazine, 2019. Changing LA


A publication of the Cal State LA, College of Engineering, Science, and Technology

Read how ECST students, faculty, and alumni are leading change and movement in a rapidly shifting landscape.