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A calling to computer science

University prepares students for a profession in demand


Dear friends of CSU Monterey Bay,

Fall is always an exciting time on campus as we welcome new and returning students for another academic year. Fall 2011 has been no exception, with the largest number of undergraduate and graduate students in the universitys history more than 5,000. We also began the year with our accreditation reaffirmed by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges through 2019. In this edition of our university magazine, we are pleased to highlight the School of Information Technology and Communication Design, which is preparing talented students to meet the needs of employers in the highly skilled and challenging fields of computer science and web design. Like so many of our majors, ITCD is distinguished by the extent of hands-on experience that students receive, both in the classroom and in internships. We are looking forward to providing this program a new home in the next few years, as we continue to plan an academic building that will house both ITCD and the School of Business. Elsewhere in this edition, you will learn about the accomplishments of our outstanding students and expert faculty; innovations such as the KelpFly research boat developed by Dr. Rikk Kvitek; the generosity of donors Mike and Linda Dorn; and the competitive excellence of the 2011 mens golf team and their inspiring coach, Jason Owen. We have much to be proud and excited about, and it would not be possible without the support of our alumni, our parents and our friends throughout the Monterey Bay region and beyond. Thank you for your continued involvement with CSU Monterey Bay.

Dr. Dianne F. Harrison

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D.J. Milligan tees off during the NCAA Division II Championship tournament.

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& Communication Design prepares students for such high-demand fields as software engineering and web design.


Seafloor mapping researcher Dr. Rikk Kvitek has used grant money to develop a new research vessel capable of gathering data in near-shore areas off limits to larger craft.



CSUMB is nationally recognized for its efforts to reach and assist migrant students who otherwise might not have the opportunity to attend and graduate college.


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8 StUDENtS Profiles of three outstanding students on unique personal journeys 14-17 UNIVErSItY NEWS A federal boost for STEM courses, reaffirmed accreditation and a gold rating for sustainability in higher ed 19-23 ALUMNI NEWS Board presidents letter, class notes and an alumni testimonial

Mike and Linda Dorns support for the Pay It Forward scholarship program is enshrined in a new name for the university library atrium.

CSU Monterey Bay recognizes and thanks generous donors who provide a margin of excellence for the universitys programs, faculty and facilities.

EDItOr Scott Faust WrItErS Liz MacDonald Joan Weiner Scott Roark DESIGNErS Joan Iguban Galiguis Kevin Garcia


CSUMB Magazine & Alumni News is published twice-yearly for donors, friends and alumni of California State University, Monterey Bay by the University Advancement Division, which supports communication and fund raising. Contact us at 831-582-3945 or marketing@csumb.edu to comment on this publication.

ON thE COVEr Information technology student Leigh Anne Warner is joined by Brian Affonso, center, and Gregory Moore in CSUMBs computer networking lab. Photo by randy tunnell




Real-world readiness
In both IT and communication design, graduates are ready to solve problems

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Dr. Sathya Narayanan, director of the undergraduate computer science program, leads a course in advanced networking.

By Joan Weiner

eigh Anne Warner came to CSU Monterey Bay knowing exactly what she wanted to study. I was on the robotics team at Carmel High, said the sophomore computer science major, and I really liked programming the robots. Her decision to focus on software engineering was an easy one. Warner is part of a trend at CSUMB and nationwide. Enrollment in computer science programs is rising after a decade of declining numbers brought on by the end of the dot-com bubble. That may be due, at least in part, to celebrity entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg and the late Steve Jobs, whose

social networking products students use every day. Whatever their inspiration, students have several options for learning about computers at CSUMB. The School of Information Technology and Communication Design (ITCD) offers bachelors degrees in computer science and in communication design. Students take several core courses and then choose a concentration which appeals to them. For computer science students, software engineering is the most popular concentration. Among design students, web design tops the list. Students in both programs learn how to solve real-world


We have more employers calling to find interns than we have students to send them.
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problems and do it in a socially responsible way. They also learn to communicate and collaborate, because most class projects are done in groups. These skills make them very much in demand. We have more employers calling to find interns than we have students to send them, said Dr. Eric Tao said, director of the universitys School of Information Technology and Communication Design. In one real-world example, ITCD faculty member Dr. Bude Su and a team of students and alumni worked with Natividad Medical Center to develop online modules for staff training. The hospital was faced with the challenge of training 700 nurses and physician assistants to use an electronic patient charting system that replaces paper charts. Traditional training methods would have required 24 hours per employee, taken several months and cost more than $1 million. For the county-run hospital in Salinas, that investment of both time and money was too high. But the online training system, with assessment built in, shortened the training to half a day and also provided the staff with anywhere, anytime access. Student leigh Anne Warner It would have cost the of Carmel cheers her entry in hospital three to five times a mini robotics competition. more to get this work done somewhere else, Dr. Su said. And we believe our quality is better than what weve seen. With the combination of technology and media, ITCD has a lot to offer the local medical community, Dr. Tao said. Thats in addition to the nursing program the university is scheduled to start next summer. We can handle projects involving electronic medical records,

he said. And we can work with large sets of medical records to do data mining. That reveals things that wouldnt be obvious from paper records. For CSUMB students, the opportunity to apply what theyre learning in real-life settings extends beyond the medical realm. Along with their counterparts at Monterey Peninsula, Hartnell and Cabrillo colleges, they have the opportunity to intern with industry and government agencies organized by MBRACE the Monterey Bay Regional Academy of Computing Education. MBRACE is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. It aims to attract a diverse group of students to the field of computer science and give them hands-on experience working in professional settings.

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The goal is to strengthen the pathway from high school to community college to CSUMB to the workplace, said Dr. Sathya Narayanan, director of the undergraduate computer science program. Were trying to grow a community around computer science. Fourteen students were placed in internships through MBRACE last summer with the Naval Postgraduate School; Cisco Systems; Cruzio, a Santa Cruz-based Internet provider; and the city of Watsonville. Warner was one of them. At NPS, she worked in the Center for Network Innovation and Experimentation, helping to develop an Android application. It was a fantastic opportunity to learn about networking in a lab environment and to gain experience in software development, she said. We are paired up with a partner for doing homework and projects. Its useful thats the way programming is done. As Warner looks ahead to graduation, she said shes considering seeking work in Silicon Valley, adding, My dream job is working for Google or Apple. David Huey, a senior from Los Angeles, also spent his summer at NPS in the virtualization and cloud computing lab. He worked on a project that would allow the Monterey County

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CSU Monterey Bays communication design program is the only one Im aware of that brings together traditional design and information technology, said Kevin Cahill, assistant professor of web design. People want to access information wherever they are, Cahill said. Its the technology that allows that to happen. But, in order for that information to be useful, it needs to be well designed. Our program focuses on that, whether students are designing for a mobile device or the web or a manual to train people. The web emphasis attracts students who enjoy or at least are not intimidated by the technical side of the web. Cahills students have designed websites for community organizations such as Youth Orchestra of the Salinas Valley and the Arts Council for Monterey County. Current projects include sites for the Center for Community Advocacy, the International School of Monterey and the Citizenship Project. The visual design emphasis also gives students the opportunity to work with the community. Members of Professor Bobbi Longs publications design course www. rstnightmonterey.org have produced the poster and marketing materials for First Night Monterey since 2003. Last year, they designed materiStudent raissa Figueroa deals for the Monterey County Rape signed marketing materials for Crisis Centers annual Together First Night Monterey 2012. with Love 10K race. These projects give students real-world experience of working with a client and progressing through various stages of the design process, Long said. This program gives students a chance to show their talents, skills and creativity, but it also teaches them how to listen and respond to what they hear, as well as how to manage a project. The third choice for design students is interactive media, including work on games and mobile applications for smart phones. Its a way to use computers to mimic real-world behavior, said Dr. Ben Erlandson, who teaches multimedia and game design. Joan Weiner

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Emergency Operations Center to function if a disaster knocked out power. Huey remembers being interested in computers at a young age and came to CSUMB to pursue that interest. Computer science isnt taught so narrowly here, he said. They arent training us for a job; theyre training us for a career. That was part of the theory behind an academic concentration in computer game development that was added to the ITCD curriculum this semester. For those under 30, games are their primary form of entertainment, Dr. Tao said. There is a demand for computer scientists who choose to concentrate on games. Hes quick to add that students work on serious games, not just ones intended for entertainment. We push our students to design games that have some tangible benefit to the player, rather than to kill something, Dr. Tao said. While computer science enrollment has increased, demand for graduates skills is projected to remain high. Federal statistics indicate that IT jobs will grow at double the overall job rate in the next decade. Computer science education relates directly to issues of innovation and competitiveness, said Dr. Kate Lockwood, an Scan this Qr code assistant professor with a smartphone in ITCD. Stuto watch a video of dents proficient in Dr. Kate lockwoods computer science first-year students can expect strong racing robots, or demand for their visit bit.ly/p1bB2c skills in well-paying jobs when they graduate. And CSU Monterey Bay is a good place to prepare for those opportunities. There are a lot of options open to us here, Huey said. Were able to adapt to changes.







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To capitalize on growing interest in the tech industry, CSUMB and other universities have expanded their course offerings to attract iPhone- and Facebookobsessed students. Last year, CSUMB added a course in iPhone application development; this year, it added concentrations in game development and information systems. The School of Information Technology & Communication Design offers two bachelors degrees and two masters degrees. Bachelors degrees B.S. in Computer Science and Information Technology, with concentrations in: Networking and security Software engineering Information systems Game development B.S. in Communication Design, with emphases in: Visual design Web design Interactive media Masters degrees Master of Science in Instructional Science and Technology, an interdisciplinary program that integrates information technology, instructional design and educational technology. Master of Science in Management and Information Technology, a program that integrates information technology with business management. It is designed to cultivate next-generation leaders in technology management such as chief technology officers and high-tech entrepreneurs. For information on these programs, visit CSUMB.EDU/itcd. An enclosed atrium will occupy the space between structures, as shown in this look-down view of the planned new academic building.
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STraTegIC DeCISIon To houSe SChoolS of ITCD anD buSIneSS In new aCaDemIC buIlDIng
Planning is under way for the next academic building on the CSU Monterey Bay campus. Located on Divarty Street near the Tanimura & Antle library, the new building will house the schools of Business and Information Technology & Communication Design (ITCD). The building will enhance the learning of business and technology by providing shared spaces for students and faculty members to work on innovative projects. Putting these two schools together was a strategic decision, said Dr. Eric Tao, chair of ITCD. We are educating a new generation of students who can integrate technology and business practices. Students working together will help to encourage the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship crucial for learning and for the future of Americas economy. Dr. Marylou Shockley, chair of the School of Business, echoed that sentiment. Collaboration will benefit both ITCD and business students through projects that will promote community economic development, Dr. Shockley said. The technology-rich building will cover 58,000 square feet on three levels tied together by an atrium and will incorporate a variety of energy-saving features. Eight classrooms and 14 laboratories are planned, along with faculty and department offices, conference rooms, student study areas and lounge, and office space for the dean of the College of Professional Studies. HMC Architects of San Jose is in charge of the design. Private support will permit a margin of excellence beyond what state financing can provide, allowing the university to innovate, integrate and inspire. For information, contact Dr. Patti Hiramoto, vice president for university advancement, at 831-582-3936. Joan Weiner



Scholar to pursue medicine

Arienne Arreola wants to become a surgeon and help save lives. Her ambition is deeply personal: When she was 2, her mother died of an aneurysm while giving birth to her younger brother. I believe her death would have Arienne Arreola been preventable if shed had access to better medical care, Arreola said. She has worked to put herself through school and support her family. As this years recipient of the Hearst/CSU Trustees Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement, shell receive a $3,000 scholarship, which will let her quit one job and pursue an internship at Natividad Medical Center. Following the death of her mother, Arreolas father left her and four siblings in the care of grandparents who were fieldworkers in Bakersfield. In middle school, a teacher got her to begin taking school seriously. Now, as a sophomore, shes on track toward her goal, majoring in biology with a pre-med concentration and a 3.5 GPA.
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Imelda Muoz studies outside of the university quad of National University of Ireland, galway.

Finding a passion, following a dream

By liz MacDonald

When Professor Maria Villaseor asked Imelda Muoz to speak to her after class, Muoz worried that she was in trouble. As it turned out, Dr. Villaseor wanted her to apply to be a McNair Scholar, a nationwide program to increase the number of underrepresented, low-income and first-generation students who earn doctoral degrees by encouraging undergraduate research. Under Dr. Villaseors mentorship, Muoz discovered her passion for Chicana/o Studies, a concentration within the Human Communication major. Her research focus is the Irish Gaelic Revival movement of the late 19th century and the Chicano movement of the 1960s how both groups reclaimed their identity after colonization. Muoz spent her junior year exploring this topic while studying abroad at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and she plans to develop her findings for her senior capstone project and scholarly publications. As a sophomore, Muoz co-authored an article with Dr. Villaseor and fellow McNair student Maria Reyes (HCOM 11). The article discusses mentoring strategies for Latina students and will appear next year in the Journal of College Student Retention. Muoz hopes to continue her education through the doctoral level and one day teach at a university. My bachelors degree is for my family, she said, acknowledging the sacrifices of her parents, who migrated from Mexico and took agricultural jobs to provide a better life for their children. My masters will be for my community. And my Ph.D. will be for myself.

Filmmaker wins with chess

Joey Blackburn, a senior Teledramatic Arts and Technology major from Paso Robles, doesnt tell people his awardwinning film, Pieces of War, is about chess. The provocative three-minute work won first place and Joey Blackburn $1,000 in a contest sponsored by the George Eastman House Film Festival. It will be shown at the organizations festival next May in Rochester, N.Y. Contest judges described it as a game of chess like youve never seen it before. Blackburn likes that description. I wanted to show how dignified the knight was in sacrificing himself, he said. . . . I have friends who are serving in the Army, and when I was making the film, I felt as though I was making it for them.
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where people play, he said. The $300,000 Yamaha can maneuver in water as shallow as 18 inches. It features an armored hull that allows it to bounce off rocks and a flotation collar that makes it stable in surf. To navigate kelp, Dr. Kvitek mounted a customized aircraft fan engine to the stern. The fan provides enough thrust to push the hull over the kelp forest without damaging plants or clogging the motor. It also carries an array of sonar equipment and a laser mapping system that scans the shore to generate seamless land-to-sea topographic maps. In addition to support from CSUMB, funding came from PG&E and NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The KelpFly performed two successful proof-of-concept trials at Whalers Cove near Point Lobos and Stillwater Cove in Pebble Beach this spring before being deployed at Diablo Canyon. Now Dr. Kvitek is slated to complete work with the KelpFly at Elkhorn Slough and Morro Bay later this fall. Hes also working with the U.S. Navy to bring the vessel to their facilities at San Clemente and San Nicholas islands next year. The Navy is interested in mapping the near-shore habitat that supports black abalone, a threatened species, and locating sand channels amid reefs and kelp forests where they can run communication cables without harming the environment or causing wear on the cables. CSUMB students participate in all this research, and Dr. Kvitek makes sure Seafloor Mapping Lab projects have enough funding to pay them for their work. Students assisted with construction and deployment of the vessel, and process the data it collects. Students learn to turn out a professional product thats of great need and value for resource management agencies at the local, state and federal level, Dr. Kvitek said.

CSUMB professor rikk Kvitek pilots his new research vessel, KelpFly, near point lobos. the highly modified Yamaha watercraft has a fan for added propulsion.

New frontiers
Seafloor mapping craft can handle the shallows
By liz MacDonald

veryone at the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant knew Professor Rikk Kvitek was authorized to enter restricted coastal waters around the plant except for the guards with M-16 rifles. Dr. Kvitek was aboard CSU Monterey Bays newest research vessel, the KelpFly, a highly modified 160-hp Yamaha watercraft used for seafloor mapping. He was gathering data this summer on underwater fault lines to help assess geologic hazards. That information is critical to public safety, especially in light of the disastrous earthquake and tsunami that damaged Japans Fukushima nuclear plant in March. While maneuvering near the power plant, Dr. Kvitek had no idea his life was

in jeopardy. Luckily, the guards received his credentials before opening fire. I was in a zone where guards were authorized to take lethal action against intruders, he said. The radios were going nuts with reports of some guy on a Jet Ski. Kvitek previously has mapped 1,200 square kilometers of Californias coastal waters, providing detailed topographical data of the seafloor extending three miles from the coast. The KelpFly, named for an insect species that lives on kelp, allows him to map shoreline waters that his larger vessels cant reach. These are some of the most important areas to understand because lots of animals live there; it is where coastal erosion and sediment transfer occur; and it is


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69 jobs, assisted with the start of 23 businesses, helped its clients increase sales by nearly $2.2 million, and spurred nearly $1.8 million of capital infusion (from loans and owner investment). Guidance is available to develop business plans, secure financing, assist with marketing, set up financial systems, develop plans for expansion, project cash flow and identify technology needs. University faculty make up about half of the 20 people available to give entrepreneurs free advice. Weve got quite a large skill set of counselors, said Andrea Zeller-Nield, associate director of the center. Some of the counselors have knowledge of key local industries, such as wine and agriculture. CSUMBs center comes under the auspices of the University of California Merceds SBDC regional network, a fully accredited and nationally recognized program. Bakker said he has seen a big payoff from reaching out to the center. By 2010, his company had hired seven new employees and increased sales by about $800,000. Bakker continues to work with the SDBC and expects to contract for $1.2 million in business this year.

Shawn Bakker, owner of Bakker Construction, stands amid one of his companys recent projects, a business remodel in Salinas.

Boon to small biz

Business Development Center shares expertise, creates jobs
By Joan Weiner

ike many small business owners, Shawn Bakker was doing fine until the recession hit. I was in the habit of going from one job to the next, said Bakker, who in 2007 moved to Salinas from Colorado and founded his company, Bakker Construction. Building a business wasnt a priority. My phone was ringing enough that it kept me busy. But when the phone calls slowed down, he realized he needed to take action rather than simply react to the economy. Thats when his lender referred him to the Small Business Development Center at CSU Monterey Bay for help. Working with SBDC adviser Keith Holtaway, he developed strategies and refined tactics that helped him identify his target market as home remodeling and improvements for small businesses. I went from being a carpenter who owns a business to being a businessperson who runs a construction company, Bakker said. Keith made me aware of that paradigm shift. It was a hard shift to make. Keith helped me through it. He is not alone. Since opening its doors in late 2009, the center has provided 2,833 hours of management and technical assistance to more than 256 small businesses and entrepreneurs along the Highway 101 corridor from King City to Gilroy. The vital services it provides to small business owners help to create and retain jobs in order to strengthen the local economy. It has trained 553 people, created or retained

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The universitys Small Business Development Center has offices in Gonzales, Soledad, Salinas, Hollister and Gilroy, as well as at CSU Monterey Bay. Appointments can be scheduled at any location. In addition to free one-on-one consulting, the center offers a variety of workshops and seminars. To learn more, visit the center online at CSUMB.EDU/sbdc or call 831-675-7232.


CAMP is top notch

Program to help migrant students gets national attention
By Joan Weiner

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Elementary-middle school Migrant Education Summer Academy offers classroom work in English language arts, an introduction to college life, and instruction in arts and technology. University Promise helps motivate youngsters for success by promising a spot at the university if they complete basic requirements. high school Early Assessment Program allows students to measure their readiness for college-level math and English. Educational Talent Search provides academic, career and financial aid counseling. Imagine College Summer Scholars Institute provides enrichment courses and math preparation. Upward Bound offers instruction in academic subjects, counseling, tutoring, mentoring and assistance with applying to college. University College Assistance Migrant Program provides academic advising and other support services. Summer Bridge gives incoming freshmen help meeting English and math requirements. Student Support Services provide supplemental tutoring, advising, counseling, remediation and other services to increase college retention rates and graduation. Educational Opportunity Program
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SU Monterey Bay has been honored as one of the best campuses in the country when it comes to helping migrant students succeed in college. The universitys College Assistance Migrant Program or CAMP, a project designed to help students from migrant farm worker families pursue higher education, was named one of the top 10 at guiding them through the first year of university studies in a ranking by the U.S. Department of Education. Two years ago, 98 percent of CAMP students successfully completed the academic year. Only five schools in the country had a higher success rate. And 89 percent of those students enrolled for their sophomore year, beating the national target in that category by four percentage points. When efficiency and effectiveness were considered, CSUMB ranked among the top three schools nationwide in the dollar amount spent to provide services. The program offers pre-college transition and first-year support to help students develop the skills needed to stay in school and graduate. Services include help with admissions and financial aid, parent orientations, high school and community outreach events and summer orientation programs. CAMP is just one example of how CSUMB is committed to making college accessible to all students. That commitment is one of the principles on which CSUMB was founded to provide access to excellence for students who reflect the states diversity. Driven by CSUMBs Vision, our outreach and support programs serve the underrepresented students of our area by helping them succeed in high school, getting them informed of college opportunities and financial aid, preparing them for entrance exams, and supporting them as they enter and eventually graduate from CSUMB, said Perry Angle, director of Early Outreach and Support Programs.

provides financial aid, academic advising, peer mentoring and skill development workshops among other services.

Students in the CAMp 2011 Summer residential program participate in a teambuilding activity July 31 on the Campus Quad.


balcony wall above the atrium walkway, which designate the space as the Pay It Forward Atrium Linda and Michael Dorn. Pay It Forward provides $5,000 a year for four years and guidance from a mentor to selected incoming students from Monterey County high schools, who in turn are asked to pay it forward by mentoring youngsters at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County and The First Tee of Monterey County. The program now has 40 students and 40 mentors, with a goal of doubling that in the next two years. The atrium naming recognizes the Dorns generosity and leadership in helping to develop Pay It Forward and Executives-in-Residence, an umbrella program that engages community leaders in addressing social issues, Dr. Harrison said. Mike and Linda have a philosophy of giving, she told the audience of friends and supporters at the unveiling ceremony. They both believe it is essential to invest in the communities where they live, whether fulltime or part-time. They continue to do that in Monterey County. The Dorns, who have a home in Pebble Beach, have been successful residential builders in the Green Valley area south of Tucson, where they also have been leading supporters of an organization to help older adults continue living in their own homes. Jim Bracher, a longtime leadership consultant who established Executives-in-Residence and Pay It Forward at CSU Monterey Bay, said the Dorns were instrumental in the establishment and success of both efforts. The Dorns stepped forward to fund the first Pay It Forward scholarships, and Linda Dorn suggested the name. She was inspired by a 2000 film that portrays the compounding power of generosity, based on a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Bracher told the Dorns their work will continue to pay dividends long into the future. You are strengthening this community with every pay it forward action that emerges because of your inspiring vision of what can be done to make lives better, he said.

Mike and linda Dorn stand Aug. 15 on a balcony above the newly unveiled nameplate in the atrium of the tanimura & Antle Family Memorial library.

Giving back
Dorns honored for their support of Pay It Forward
By Scott Faust

ome programs help students succeed by providing money. Others offer individual attention. The Pay It Forward scholarship and mentoring program at CSU Monterey Bay combines those things, and that makes all the difference, philanthropist Mike Dorn said at an Aug. 15 ceremony to honor him and his wife, Linda. Our program is the only one that weve heard of that gives both enough money to get through school and mentors someone all the way through school, Dorn told the gathering in the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library. On that day, the librarys three-story atrium was named in honor of the Dorns and the program they believe in. President Dianne Harrison unveiled three-dimensional silver letters on a

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A will to win
Golf team grabs 2011 NCAA national championship

golf to the final round. John Jackson sank his final putt on the 18th hole to claim a one-stroke lead in his match-play pairing. Coupled with brother Dylan Jacksons own long putt for a birdie on the 18th and D.J. Milligans two-stroke margin, CSUMB had the three points it needed to win. Dylan Jackson, who also hit a 178yard hole-in-one on the 13th in that final round, recalled the joy of victory when he spoke at this years Presidents Cup Golf Tournament dinner, on Sept. 26. Ill never forget our athletic director, a former linebacker for the Stanford Cardinal, shaking my hand with tears in his eyes, Jackson told the gathering. He also recalled the teams training regimen, which included 5:30 a.m. conditioning workouts, complete with sprints and weight training. Owen said his fundamental goal had been to convince the team of its own potential and get them to commit to achieving it. I changed the attitude to we are better than them, he said. We expect to win. With Dylan Jackson returning but sitting out this next year as a redshirt, the Otters will field a whole new squad in 2012. Owen once more sees the glimmer of greatness. I dont know that well win at nationals, he said, but I expect us to make it into match play and have an opportunity again.

Coach Jason Owen, holding the NCAA Championship trophy, is joined by golfers, from left, D.J. Milligan, John Jackson, Dylan Jackson, Scott Yeakel and Oskar Nystrom after they won the NCAA Division II championship on May 20.

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hen Jason Owen took over as head coach of the CSU Monterey Bay mens golf team in August 2008, he told his wife his new team would win a NCAA championship in three years. You could see the potential there, Owen said. You just had to get through to them. On May 20, the team delivered, right on schedule. They won the universitys first ever national championship, defeating Lynn University of Boca Raton, Fla., to claim the NCAA Division II title. Owen was named the divisions

Coach of the Year for 2011. They listened to me the whole time, he said of the Otters championship run. They trusted me. They werent necessarily the strongest team out there, but they knew how to handle competition better than everyone else. After winning five straight matches, including the California Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament and their NCAA regional, the team hit some turbulence in the early rounds of the championship in Muscle Shoals, Ala. But they brought their very best


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To purchase a $20 CD commemorating the 2011 mens golf national championship, including the original song, Birdie in the Hole, go to CSUMB.EDU/birdie. All proceeds benefit athletic scholarships.




Federal grants will enhance STEM education

A pair of newly awarded grants from the U.S. Department of Education will help CSU Monterey Bay prepare students for graduate school and careers in science, technology, engineering and math referred to as the STEM subjects. The grants total $5.6 million and will be distributed over five years by the Education Departments Hispanic Serving Institution STEM program. They will support teaching, learning and undergraduate research at CSUMB and a partnership with Hartnell College. The university will use $4.35 million to enhance its curriculum by adding 17 new courses, buying the equipment for those classes, and updating nine existing courses in biology, marine science, computer science, chemistry and statistics. The grant will also expand the universitys commitment to undergraduate research by providing money to pay upperdivision students to assist in lower-division science courses; providing tutoring and other academic services; and funding research opportunities. The university will also receive $1.27 million as part of a community college-to-university success program. The goal is by streamlining the process with clear pathways in the STEM subjects. Grant money will also provide paid research and internship opportunities. Biology student Chanel Hason studies a fungus sample.
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to make it easier for Hartnell students to transfer to CSUMB

Review affirms accreditation, good standing through 2019

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has reaffirmed its accreditation of CSU Monterey Bay through 2019. This means the university remains in good academic standing, and its students will continue to be eligible for federal financial aid. The WASC reaffirmation is a major vote of confidence in our academic programs and our commitment to student success, President Dianne Harrison said. The commission said our resources are strongly aligned with our strategic goals and priorities, and that is especially important in this challenging economic environment. The re-affirmation process took several years and included two 14 FALL/WINTER 2011

site visits from WASC reviewers. The visiting team and WASCs Accrediting Commission commended the university for accomplishments in several key areas. After its March 2011 visit, the WASC visiting team concluded that CSUMB is an active and dynamic institution that continues to embrace its vision, adapt to its environment, and plan for the future. ... Decision-making is founded on what is perceived to be the best for the students. The commission particularly valued the universitys dynamism, adaptation and planning that have taken place during this comprehensive review. The commission also highlighted recent work on improving graduation and retention rates. There was real appreciation and commendation by the site visiting team and the commission regarding CSU Monterey Bays progress since its initial accreditation, stated WASC President Ralph Wolff.


Dr. Patti Hiramoto named VP for University Advancement

CSU Monterey Bay President Dianne Harrison in September announced the appointment of Dr. Patti M. Hiramoto as Vice President for University Advancement. After serving as President Harrisons chief of staff since 2009, Dr. Hiramoto will lead CSU Monterey Bays Division of University Advancement, which encompasses development, communications and external and governmental relations. In announcing Dr. Hiramotos appointment, Dr. Harrison praised her management ability as chief of staff and her effectiveness as February 2011. In addition to Dr. Hiramotos record of success at CSU Monterey Bay, Dr. Harrison also cited her skills in building community relationships. I am confident she will continue to tell our story of success, while building partnerships that benefit our students and the entire region, Dr. Harrison said. Dr. Hiramoto has worked at CSU Monterey Bay for seven
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years, first from 1996 to 2000 as director of equal employment opportunity and again since 2008, when she rejoined the university as associate director of academic personnel. From 2000 to 2008, Dr. Hiramoto worked at UC Santa Cruz as director of equal employment opportunity. A 15-year resident of Monterey, she earned a doctorate in higher education at UC Dr. patti M. Hiramoto Berkeley and has also worked at San Francisco State and

interim leader of University Advancement, a role she assumed in

Stanford University, where she served as director of student services for the School of Education. Dr. Hiramoto has a master of science degree in counseling from San Francisco State and a bachelor of arts degree in architecture from UC Berkeley.

CSUMB receives Presidential Award for community service

CSU Monterey Bay has again been recognized for its Service Learning program by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The university received the Presidential munity Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to community service. The CNCS received applications from more than 850 colleges and universities. In 2006, the programs inaugural year, CSU Monterey Bay was one of three recipients of the top award. It has been named to the Honor Roll each year since then. the December people perform Nov. 13, 2010, to a sellout crowd in the World theater. they return to CSUMB Nov. 12.

Award as part of the 2010 Presidents Higher Education Com-

A performance to suit every taste at the World Theater

This years lineup at the World Theater once again offers a wide variety of entertainment options. The season started with the National Acrobats of the Peoples Republic of China. On Oct. 20, the Alley Cats brought their own contemporary style to tunes from the 1950s and 60s.

The December People will return by popular demand, bringing a contemporary sound to holiday music. The Nov. 12 concert will benefit local food banks and the SPCA, as concert-goers will be encouraged to bring canned food for people or pets. The spring lineup will be available at CSUMB.EDU/worldtheater.

president Dianne Harrison and Drs. Seth pollack and Miguel lopez are pictured with fellow recipients of the 2010 presidents Higher education Community Service Honor roll.



Campus improvement work includes remodel and removal

Over the summer, 70 former Army structures were taken down as work continues to improve the safety and appearance of campus, which is located on part of the former Fort Ord base. About 90 percent of construction debris including metal, wood and concrete foundations was recycled, keeping it out of landfills. And 15,000 pounds of e-waste found in the buildings
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was recycled. Some of the residence halls were repainted and recarpeted; work began on a new roof and other improvements to the University Center; and CSUMB took over three buildings that had been occupied by Golden Gate University. One of those buildings houses classrooms, one was assigned to the Kinesiology Department for an anatomy and physiology lab, and the third will be used for storage.

A Caterpillar tears into the remainder of a former barracks building that was deconstructed at the corner of Intergarrison road and Seventh Avenue. the building was one of 70 former Army structures removed over the summer.

CSUMB earns gold for broad commitment to sustainability

With a computer keystroke on July 29, President Dianne Harrison filed a report that earned CSU Monterey Bay a gold rating from the nations leading advocacy group for sustainability in higher education. At the time, the university was one of only 18 institutions to receive that distinction. CSUMB was the first campus in the California State University system and the second public university in California to qualify for the gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. The rating, awarded in the organizations STARS program, signifies that the university is doing an outstanding job of going green in areas ranging from curriculum and construction to conservation of resources. STARS stands for Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System. Now the university will seek the next level, platinum.

University, business council form Institute for Innovation

CSU Monterey Bay and the Monterey County Business Council have partnered to create the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (IIED). The institute, as well as the business council, are housed in the University Corporation Building. The institute provides a venue for development of innovative ideas, with support for commercial transfer of research and technology. It also helps to create long-term economic development strategies and advises government agencies on specific needs, such as plant closures and other major impacts to the regional economy, as they arise. An example of the events that the IIED and the business council collaborate on is the second annual Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism Conference set for Jan.17-19 in Monterey. More information is available at CSUMB.EDU/innovation.

Mary Ann leffel, president of the Monterey County Business Council, cuts the ribbon Aug. 22 to formally open MCBCs joint office with the CSUMB Institute for Innovation and economic Dr. eric tao, director of the institute. 16 FALL/WINTER 2011
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Development. Assisting her is president Dianne Harrison and


Changing of the guard in GM role at KAZU radio

Mik Benedek took over as general manager at KAZU 90.3 in August, following the retirement of Doug McKnight. A 30-year veteran of local broadcastMik Benedek ing, Benedek has been with the station

Harrison joins panels

CSU Monterey Bay President Dianne Harrison in July was named to the Executive Board of California Campus Compact, a coalition of colleges and universities committed to civic engagement. The compacts mission is building the capacity of colleges and universities to advance civic and community engagement throughout the state. Also, in May, Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Dr. Harrison to serve on the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) through October 2014. WICHEs mission is to expand access to higher education for residents of the Western states.


since 2005 as director of underwriting. Prior to joining KAZU, the public radio station licensed to the University Corporation of CSU Monterey Bay, Benedek owned and operated local radio stations KMBY in the late 1990s and KHIP in the late 1980s.

Four new degrees added

CSU Monterey Bay added four new bachelors degrees for Fall 2011 and is preparing to launch a new joint baccalaureate nursing program. New this year are bachelors degrees in Spanish, Japanese Language and Culture, Marine Science and Environmental Studies. The nursing program is scheduled to be available in summer 2012. CSUMB is collaborating with established nursing programs at the four community colleges in the area Monterey Peninsula, Hartnell, Cabrillo and Gavilan in a unique way that avoids duplication of effort and waste of resources.

as of fall 2011, CSu monterey bay had 64 veteran students attending under the gI bill. of those, 54 receive the new post 9/11 gI bill benefit, which helps cover housing and books, plus tuition. another 87 students benefit from a state tuition waiver available to dependents of deceased or disabled veterans.

Otoupal recruited for national AD committee

CSU Monterey Bay Director of Athletics Vince Otoupal was named to the executive committee of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). NACDA is the professional and educational association for college athletics administrators at more than 1,600 institutions throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Otoupal, who said he hopes to make a positive impact on intercollegiate athletics while learning ways to better serve CSUMB, is only the ninth California Collegiate Athletic Association administrator to sit on the committee. UCLA Director of Athletics Dan Guerrero, the incoming NACDA president, said the panel features some of the best administrators in college athletics. vince Otoupal

Summer Arts at CSUMB

Starting next summer, CSU Monterey Bay will begin hosting the annual month-long program called CSU Summer Arts. It offers both academic credit and a public festival with guest artists in the visual, performing, literary and new media arts. CSUMB competed against several other CSUs to be selected as the new site for Summer Arts. The programs academic component offers two sessions of two-week courses for students and professionals in creative writing, dance, music, film, video, theater, visual arts, design and new technology. Students earn academic credit for their work. For details, visit www.csusummerarts.org.




CSUMB faculty spotlight

Dr. William D. head, director of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center and professor in the Division of Science and Environmental Policy, and Jessica Brown, assistant director
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Forrest Melton, Dr. Lars Pierce, Lee Johnson and Dr. Chris Lund, CSUMB senior research scientists, have had their work on behalf of California growers and water managers recognized as the outstanding partnership for 2011 in the Far West Region of the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC). As part of the award-winning project, the CSUMB group teamed with engineers and scientists from NASA, the California Department of Water Resources and growers to develop a system for mapping daily irrigation demand. Dr. Scott Waltz, associate professor in the Liberal Studies Department, was honored at the annual teaching awards ceremony sponsored by the Community Foundation for Monterey County. Dr. Waltz received the Allen Griffin Award for excellence in teaching at the post-secondary level. Dr. Manuel Carlos, professor emeritus in the Division of Social, Behavioral and Global Studies and a founding faculty member at CSUMB, was recognized by President Felipe Calderon of Mexico for his environmental work in the Puerto Vallarta region. Dr. Carlos is leading a successful effort to preserve a species of turtle important in the ecological cycle of the Bay of Banderas.

of undergraduate research, have co-authored a chapter in a book, Dr. William D. Head Undergraduate Research Offices and Programs: Models and Prac-

tices, to be published next year by the Council on Undergraduate Research. Their chapter is titled Undergraduate Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions. Dr. Kent Adams, chair of the Kinesiology Department, and colleagues from the United States, Australia and Finland have been studying motivation among older athletes in the World Masters Games and the International Golden Oldies World Rugby Festival. One finding is that older adults love fun, with socializing and fitness outranking such aims as weight loss and living longer. Dr. rob Weisskirch, a professor in the Liberal Studies Department, has studied cell phones in parent-teen relationships. In a study reported online in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal, Dr. Weisskirch found that the nature of the calls and who initiates them can affect the relationship. Ultimately, his study shows, the phone is a tool that may augment the parent-teen relationship but doesnt substitute for it. Jenny Keller, an instructor in the Science Illustration program, contributed a chapter, Why Sketch?, and the cover illustration to Field Notes on Science and Nature, published by Harvard University Press. It offers practical advice that amateur naturalists and students can use to document their adventures. Dr. Umi Vaughan, assistant professor of Africana Studies, has written Carlos Aldamas Life in Bat: Cuba, Diaspora and the Drum. The book will be published in January by Indiana University Press. It traces the history of the bat a two-headed, hourglassRandy Tunnell

Theater professor Will Shephards historical play, Coyote Tales, will have its premiere on campus Nov. 4. It is based on Nez Perce creation myths involving the wily character Coyote. It makes reference to the Nez Perce War of 1877, where Chief Joseph uttered the famous words, I will fight no more forever. Stephanie Johnson, associate professor in the Department of Visual and Public Art, has two mixed media pieces in the exhibition Hiding Places: Memory in the Arts at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wis. The show will be on display through December. Enid Baxter Blader, chair of the Teledramatic Arts and Technology Department, will be among the artists and arts advocates honored this year by the Arts Council for Monterey County. At the Jan. 21 Champions of the Arts event, Blader will be honored enid Baxter Blader in the education category.

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Dear alumni and friends,

The 2011-2012 academic year is already well under way, and this has been an exciting fall at CSUMB, with many campus improvements, the launch of four new bachelors degrees and a record fall enrollment of more than 5,000 students. The Alumni Association wants you to be part of the unfolding story of your university, a place we are proud to call our alma mater. On July 1, by a vote of the alumni board, we became a non-dues membership program. Association benefits are now open to all degree-holding alumni of CSUMB. We hope this will encourage you to support student scholarships, as well as sharing your voice and your time. As president, I look forward to meeting as many of you as possible at special events, including the Have a Heart for Students fund-raising dinner and auction on Feb. 25. On behalf of our entire board and all of our current and future students, thank you for staying connected to CSUMB and continuing the Vision! Sincerely, Melody Rico Class of 2006 Alumni Association President

PrESIDENt Melody rico 06, Earth Systems Science & Policy VICE PrESIDENt Christina Schmunk 06, Earth Systems Science & Policy and Math ChIEF FINANCIAL OFFICEr Brandon Wehman 08, Business Administration SECrEtArY hayley Azevedo 10, Business Administration DIrECtOrS Sam Abushariefeh 09, MA in Interdisciplinary Studies Nicole Charles 09, Human Communication traci Davis 05, Business Administration Erik Edmonds 06, Earth Systems Science & Policy Belia Garcia-Navarro 05, Liberal Studies Auvria hampton 08, Human Communication Joshua Mann 05, Business Administration Bruce Martin 06, MA Interdisciplinary Studies Wyatt Meiggs 08, Business Administration John Scalla 05, Telecommunications, Multimedia and Applied Computing Christopher Vasquez 08, MS Management and Information Technology

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ChrIStY KhOShABA (B.A., Human Communication) is a student at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Khoshaba also is an arts and culture reporter for missionlocal.org,

gave him a job referral. Rosemberg lives in Los Angeles. ChANEL hASON (B.S., Environmental Science, Technology & Policy) works for a media production, marketing and event management group in Southern California. Hason volunteers as an advisor for the YMCA Youth and Government Program. She is applying to grad schools for 2012 and hopes to live in Hawaii. She now lives in Los Angeles,

ton, a strategy and technology consulting firm. Betancourt also is vice president for the San Di-

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Alumni Association goes dues-free You came here for an education. You leave here with lifelong friends, countless great memories and the skills to make our world a better place. Youre an Otter. Starting July 1, the CSU Monterey Bay Alumni Association became a non-dues membership program. This new model opens Association benefits to all degreeholding alumni of CSUMB. All graduates will now become automatic Lifetime Society members when they complete the Alumni Update Form at CSUMB.EDU/alumni. Were you a Lifetime member before July 1? You have been upgraded to our Golden Sand Society. Now you can enjoy additional benefits such as discounts to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and alumni merchandise, a license plate frame and more. Alumni who cumulatively donate $1,000 or more will automatically become members of the Golden Sand Society. Friends of CSUMB and community members may join the Alumni Association for a flat fee of $100. For more information on the alumni membership contact the Alumni offices at alumni@csumb.edu or 831-582-4723. Visit us online at CSUMB.EDU/alumni.
tODD rUSSELL hALLENBECK (M.S., Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy) is a West Coast Governors Agreement Sea Grant Fellow, working in the Oregon Governors Office in Salem, Ore. During this two-year fellowship, he will be collaborating with regional ocean partners to support and facilitate West Coast coastal and marine spatial planning. Hallenbeck lives in Portland, Ore.

which focuses solely on San Franciscos Mission District. Prior to graduate school, she hosted her own television and radio programs around the Monterey Bay area and has published numerous articles in the Monterey County Weekly. Khoshaba lives in San Francisco.

ego chapter of the Latin American Forum and a mentor for the Hoover High School Leadership Series Board. He visited CSUMB in May to celebrate the graduation of his girlfriend, Mayra Martinez. Betancourt lives in San Diego.

where she connects and networks with many other CSUMB alumni. NAthAN DANFOrth (B.A., Teledramatic Arts & Technology) is a Muppeteer with Walt Disney Pictures, having recently completed a new Muppet Movie that is due in theaters this November. Danforth also does regular acting, appearing in numerous independent films and live theatre. His most recent theatre perfor-

PAUL BEtANCOUrt (B.S., Business Administration) manages financial reporting efforts for government contracts for Booz Allen Hamil-

ALAN rOSEMBErG (B.S., Business Administration) is a wealth manager adviser for LPL Financial, where he manages 401(k) and 403(b) plans. While a junior, he started the CSUMB investment club, which invited guest speakers to campus. One speaker was a financial adviser who JESSICA MASSEY (B.S., Business Administration) works at an oil engineering firm, Ramsgate Engineering, and is preparing to travel to Bahrain to work on that countrys first attempt to extract oil utilizing steam injection. Massey enjoys traveling to visit fellow CSUMB alumni, including a trip in June to the CMT Music Awards in Nashville with fellow CSUMB alums (L-R) Cayce Cannon (BUS 07), Amrha Wimer (BUS 08) and rachel Wall (HCOM 07). Massey is on the far right. She lives in Bakersfield.



BEN CArPENtEr (B.A., Teledramatic Arts & Technology) started a video production company, ACF Productions, with fellow alum Scott Dent (07, Business Administration). The company works closely with businesses, corporations and nonprofits, producing television commercials, web videos and related marketing content. In his work, Carpenter has visited such places as India, Nepal, Honduras and Nigeria. He lives in Glendale. SCOtt DENt (B.S., Business Administration) formed ACF Productions with fellow alum Ben Carpenter (07, Teledramatic Arts and Technology). They are working to open a large studio in Los Angeles, seeking to accommodate filmmakers production and postproduction needs. Dent travels abroad regularly with Carpenter. He lives in Los Angeles. DANA DEVrIES (B.S., Earth Systems Science & Policy) works for a grant-funded environmental protection department on a Southern California Indian Reservation. She manages the tribes pollution prevention program. This includes managing solid and hazardous waste, promoting environmental compliance with federal, state and tribal regulations, and promoting green initiatives on the reservation. DeVries lives in Riverside. online editor for PoliceOne.com, a national crime and public safety site, and wrote several blogs for the Huffington Post. After graduating, he went on to earn a masters in new media journalism from North-


mance was in the musical Camelot, where he took on the role of Lancelot. Danforth lives in Burbank. MArY hIGI (B.S., Environmental Science Technology & Policy) is attending medical school in Washington state, pursuing a doctorate of naturopathic medicine specializing in pediatrics. Higi hopes to return to the Monterey area in order to

western University. He lives in Davis with his wife, Bianca Cox (07, Earth Systems Science & Policy). MIKE hOPPE (B.A., Human Communication) is district sales manager for Collette Vacations. Previously, he managed a hotel in Santa Cruz, learning about the travel industry and realizing how much he

Erik Edmonds (06, Earth Systems Science & Policy) has continued his support of CSU Monterey Bay with a combined gift of $30,000 to CSUMB Athletics and IfAME, the Institute for Applied Marine Ecology. The portion directed to IfAME includes funds for capstone research. Edmonds said he hoped his contribution would inspire other alumni to make gifts. Im a big believer in my university, CSUMB, and I really think its important for alumni, who have the opportunity, to give back, he said. That place made such a difference in my life, and I want to return the favor. Edmonds also received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida in 2009, and followed that with post-graduate studies in environmental law at the University of Auckland. He works as an analyst for Supervisor Mark Stone of Santa Cruz County and serves on two county commissions, the boards of Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks and the CSUMB Alumni Association. In his spare time, he enjoys competing in marathons and triathlons.

start a pediatrics practice after her residency. She lives in Seattle.

ZULEIMA ArEVALO (B.A., Collaborative Health and Human Services) is working on a masters degree in social work at San Jos State. She recently interned at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Monterey, where she provided therapy to low-income families in Monterey County. Arevalo has also worked as a counselor for Monterey County Behavioral Health, Childrens Division. She was married in 2010, and she and her husband, Mariano Lara, live in Salinas.

loved interacting with people from all walks of life. Hoppe married his best friend, Sarah, in 2008. He lives in Pacific Grove.

KAthErINE CAGAt (B.A., Visual & Public Art) has just been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to the Philippines for the field of anthropology. Cagat, who graduated summa cum laude from CSUMB, is a Ph.D. student in anthropology at the University of London, where her

JUStIN COX (B.A., Human Communication) is editor of the Davis Patch, a news site devoted to the community issues of Davis, Calif. Cox previously was the

research focuses on the link between preservation efforts and sustainable development. She lives in Salinas.

MAtthEW FOX (B.A., Human Communication) is director of business solutions at Lantelligence in Carlsbad. After attending CSUMB, Fox earned an M.A. in communication



science from UC Davis. He still has a passion for computer programming and web design, creating several web programs and maintaining sites. Fox lives in Southern California. JOSh MANN (B.S., Business Administration) is manager of business retention and marketing for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation and a government relations consultant to Beautiful Earth Group, an alternative energy project developer. In his economic development roles, he has worked to create and retain quality jobs in California, as well as promote business-friendly policymaking and infrastructure spending. Mann lives in Lancaster. San Francisco. He lives in Cameron Park. Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD). He is the planning manager for RTD, where he coordinates transportation service and development with local government, community development and metropolitan planning agencies. He helps maintain a $30 million a year capital improvement program and administers federal and state grants for RTD. Atherstone lives in Lodi. MAtthEW JOhNSON (B.S., Earth Systems Science & Policy) is an environmental scientist at Denise Duffy and Associates. He previously worked as a GIS Analyst at the California Department of Fish and Game and at CSUMBs seafloor mapping lab. Johnson married fellow CSUMB alum, Molly Johnson (03, Liberal Studies). They recently had a son, Cody, and live in Salinas. BrENDA LEWIS (B.A., Liberal Studies) was elected in May 2011 to the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, receiv-

DANIELLE DeLEON (B.A., Telecommunications, Multimedia & Applied Computing) is a website administrator, SEO specialist and projects manager at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

JOY LArSON (B.S., Environmental Science Technology & Policy) is a project manager at Global Footprint Network, an international think tank working to advance sustainability. Previously, Larson worked as an environmental scientist for a company that support-


DeLeon volunteers for Parrots First, a parrot adoption, education and rescue organization. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Mike, and her pet parrot, Cricket.

Jason Mansour (03, Earth Systems Science & Policy) has made a $5,000 gift to support peer-to-peer advising and student mentoring, especially within his major, now called Environmental Science, Technology & Policy. His gift was matched by a $5,000 gift from the Alumni Association. Mansour, who is a commissioned officer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said that as CSUMBs alumni base continues to grow, graduates from the universitys early years in particular can show leadership with their support. That may include gifts of time, energy or money, he said. Although you may not physically remain on campus, you will always share that common thread as an Otter with generations of students, staff and faculty, Mansour said. He is currently serving in Washington, D.C., as Flag Lieutenant to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, as well as for NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco.
ed the EPA. She credits learning opportunities at CSUMB to prepare her for such diverse areas as fish habitat and ecology, law and corporate social responsibility, manufacturing and economics. Larson lives in Orangeville.

NAthANIEL rAYMOND AthErStONE (B.S., Earth Systems Science & Policy) is working in Stockton for the San

ANDrEW KIhN (B.S., Business Administration) is marketing manager at SportMark Management Group. He has extensive public relations experience, working not only in sports marketing but in such diverse fields/areas as technology, land use and water policy, food and beverage promotion and political campaigns. After graduating from CSUMB, Kihn earned his masters in sports business from the University of

MArCUS LAWrENCE (10, Kinesiology) is a research student at Appalachian States College of Health Science. He has been awarded the Kannapolis Scholar Fellowship, allowing him to work at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. Lawrence is conducting a study on the effects of a plant substance from Central Asia in mitigating muscle loss that occurs with aging. He will prepare a plant extract to be fed to mice. Depending on that result, the extract would be tested on human volunteers. Lawrence lives in Boone, N.C.



ing almost 65 percent of the vote. Lewis lives in Seaside, which she also represents in her elected position.

CArOLINE MOUNtFOrD (B.S., Telecommunications, Multimedia & Applied Computing) is a web systems manager at Salinas Valley Memo-


DANIEL AtWAtEr (B.S., Earth Systems Science & Policy) works as a high-frequency radar technician and oceanographer for James Cook University in Australia. Atwater also has served in research positions at UC Santa Cruz, where he earned in M.S. in ocean science, and the Naval Postgraduate School and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In

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rial Healthcare System (SVMHS). Mountford has been with SVMHS for more than 11 years, during which the organization has won several national awards for its website. Mountford credits her education at CSUMB for her success and adaptability in design, programming and discrete math. She lives in Salinas.


Ramon Sanchez (10, Human Communication) is a second-grade teacher in San Jose. This is an excerpt from an email he sent to President Dianne Harrison, expressing his appreciation for the education he received at CSU Monterey Bay: I wanted to tell you what a transformational education CSUMB gave me. Service learning changed my perceptions of the world. It challenged who I was and gave me a sense of what I wanted to do. Most of my

roxana Keland (97 Visual and Public , Art) has contributed both money and time to VPAs collaboration with Marina High School on a large mural at the school called Navigate the Future. Keland, a travel photographer who splits her time between France and a home in Corral de Tierra, is enthusiastic about the mural project, which is being directed by her former professor Johanna Poethig. VPA students are assisting Marina High students on the work at the school, which also occupies former Fort Ord buildings. She described herself as one of the universitys first students and recalled joining with others to paint murals on former barracks that dotted the new campus. Now she sees the Marina High students doing a similar thing, while discovering their own talent. Keland hopes her gift will inspire other alumni to give back to CSUMB. I feel if I can do a little something, maybe someone who has more power can step up and do more, she said.
the Navy, Atwater was a firefighter before completing his education. He lives in the Townsville area of Australia.

professors were phenomenal. They taught me how to think, how to problem solve and how to be a leader. Class size is another of CSUMBs gems. All of my teachers knew me by name, they knew my passions, and they took the time to get to know me. At Teach for America, I was just as prepared as my collaborative partners, who were all Ivy League graduates. Every day I carry the experiences CSUMB provided me into the workplace. This is my second year teaching second-grade bilingual in my hometown of San Jose. CSUMB equipped me to lead 30 second-graders, a job that I feel is more demanding than that of a Fortune 500 CEO. I try to instill the belief in my own students that college is possible. Every table in my classroom is labeled with a college name. Students can share where they want to go to college and why. Of course most of them want to go to CSUMB! Always a proud Otter, Ramon Sanchez

PAttY FErNANDEZ-tOrrES (B.A., Liberal Studies) is executive director for Girls Inc. of the Central Coast. She leads an organization that strives to equip girls to achieve academically, discover an interest in science, technology, engineering and math, and lead physically active lives. She and her husband, Carlos, have two children, Julian and Natalia. The family lives in Salinas.





2011 presidents Cup golf tournament participant Bill Mcgowan of granite Construction putts at Corral de tierra Country Club with an assist from Brian Bellfi of CH2M HIll. Also in the foursome were Jay Mcrae of CH2M HIll, left, and Brad Williams of granite.

enjoying themselves at the Sept. 15 Fort Ord Alumni Association annual scholarship luncheon are, from right, scholarship recipient Denice vallejo, her husband, louis, president Dianne Harrison, John Wujack, Debbie Howitt, Helen rucker and Mary ellen Harris.

provost Kathy Cruz-Uribe greets KSBW-tv reporter tom Miller at Move-In Day on Aug. 19 as president Dianne Harrison and Dr. ronnie Higgs, vice president for student affairs, look on.

CSUMB scientific diving students train by exploring the kelp tank at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in May.



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NOV. 4, ISSUES OF OUR TIMES LECTURE SERIES, Fort Ord Lands, 10 a.m., Corporation Building, 831582-5500; CSUMB.EDU/olli NOV. 4, MUSIC INDUSTRY LECTURE SERIES, Tom Oberheim of Oberheim Synthesizers, noon, Music Hall, 831-582-3009; CSUMB.EDU/music NOV. 4-5, 11-12, THEATRICAL PRODUCTION, Coyote Tales, 7 p.m., Meeting House, 831-5823009; CSUMB.EDU/music NOV. 9, COMMUNITY FORUM, A Greater Vision 2011: The Shared Legacy of the Commons, 1 p.m., Alumni & Visitors Center, 831-5824232 NOV. 12, PERFORMING ARTS SERIES, The December People performing holiday music with a contemporary sound, 7:30 p.m., World Theater, 831-582-4580; CSUMB.EDU/worldtheater NOV. 16, HEALTH SCIENCES SEMINAR SERIES, Dr. Grant Hart, professor of molecular cell and developmental biology at UC Santa Cruz, 4:15 p.m., Tanimura & Antle Library, Room 3145, 831-582-3210; CSUMB.EDU/biology

FEB. 18-20, HOMECOMING, variety of events around campus, 831-582-3329; CSUMB.EDU/homecoming FEB. 25, HAVE A HEART FOR STUDENTS, dinner and auction, 5 p.m., University Center, 831-5824141; CSUMB.EDU/auction FEB. 29, PERFORMING ARTS SERIES, Dont Fence Me In, music and poetry of the American West, 7:30 p.m., World Theater, 831-582-4580; CSUMB.EDU/worldtheater

MArCh 7, FOCUS THE REGION, teach-in on climate change, all day, University Center, 831-582-3786; CSUMB.EDU/green MArCh 8, PERFORMING ARTS SERIES, comedian Will Durst, 7:30 p.m., World Theater, 831-582-4580; CSUMB.EDU/worldtheater MArCh 28, BUSINESS ETHICS PANEL, Digital Big Brothers are Tracking . . . Is this Ethical?, 4 p.m., University Center, 831-582-4232; CSUMB.EDU/business

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the 2012 Have a Heart for Students Dinner and Auction will be held Feb. 25 in the University Center. last years event raised $190,000 for scholarships, up nearly 50 percent from the previous year. For ticket and sponsorship information, visit CSUMB.eDU/heart.
DEC. 4, WINTER CONCERT, featuring CSUMB singers, gospel choir and band ensembles, 3 p.m., World Theater, 831-582-3009; CSUMB.EDU/music DEC. 9, ISSUES OF OUR TIMES LECTURE SERIES, Is Iran a Threat?, 10 a.m., Corporation Building, 831-582-5500; CSUMB.EDU/olli DEC. 9, KEYBOARD RECITAL by music students of instructor Carlos Tottress, 6 p.m., Music Hall, 831-5823009; CSUMB.EDU/music DEC. 15-16, CAPSTONE FESTIVAL, all day, check website for locations, 831-582-4401; CSUMB.EDU/capstone

APrIL 7, ANNUAL ALUMNI MIXER, time and location to be announced, 831-582-4723; CSUMB.EDU/alumni APrIL 27, OPENING RECEPTION, exhibit of work by students in the Science Illustration program, 5 p.m., Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, 831-582-4500; scienceillustration.org APrIL 28, SPRING CONCERT, featuring singers, chorale and band ensembles, 7 p.m., World Theater, 831-582-3009; CSUMB.EDU/music

NOV. 1, PRESIDENTS SPEAKER SERIES, Tobias Wolff, 7 p.m., World Theater, 831-582-4580; CSUMB.EDU/speakers NOV. 2, HEALTH SCIENCES SEMINAR SERIES, Dr. Casey Case, vice president of SanBio, Inc., 4:15 p.m., Tanimura & Antle Library, Room 3145, 831-582-3210; CSUMB.EDU/biology NOV. 3, VISITING ARTIST SERIES, visual artist and writer Jaime Cortez, 6 p.m., Alumni & Visitors Center, 831582-4337; CSUMB.EDU/art

JAN. 17-19, SUSTAINABLE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM CONFERENCE, Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey, 831-582-4580; CSUMB.EDU/innovation

MAY 2, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SHOWCASE, 6 p.m., University Center Ballroom, 831-582-4232; CSUMB.EDU/business



Annual Report of Gifts

Dear unIverSITy SupporTerS,
I am pleased to introduce myself as the new Vice President for University Advancement at California State University, Monterey Bay. I have spent my entire career in higher educaKevin GaRcia

alloCaTIon of prIvaTe funDIng

Unrestricted, 2% Buildings & equipment, including the library, 4% Athletics, 1%

tion, and my ties to this university and to the Monterey area go back 15 years.
patti M. Hiramoto

Student financial aid, 13%

I look forward to partnering with you, our friends, as we continue to support CSUMB
Other restricted, 15%

Public service, 27%

in its mission of serving students, our surrounding communities and the people of California. This magazine is one way we seek to keep you informed about the remarkable strides the university continues to make in every area. With the Annual Report of Gifts, we proudly recognize the individuals, businesses and organizations who share our vision. Private support allows us to provide much-needed scholarships, to attract and retain the very best faculty and staff, to develop academic programs, to purchase equipment for learning, and to develop the campus. This report acknowledges all who contributed to our efforts between July 1, 2010, and June 30, 2011. It also recognizes our leadership donors and the legacy givers who have included the university in their estate plans. Thank you all for your interest in and support of CSU Monterey Bay. Together, we are accomplishing great things on behalf of our students. Sincerely, Patti M. Hiramoto, Ed.D. Vice President for University Advancement

Academics, 20% Endowments, 18%

prIvaTe funDIng SourCeS

Parents, 1% Alumni, 1% Other organizations, 1%

Corporations, 30%

Other individuals, 36%

Foundations, 31%

Source: University Advancement



abouT annual gIvIng ClubS
The Annual Giving Club program celebrates donors who are committed to supporting a growing tradition of excellence at CSU Monterey Bay. Each individuals total contributions to the Foundation of CSUMB determine membership in our annual giving clubs. Corporate matching gifts are encouraged and will count toward club membership. Annual Giving Club memberships must be renewed each year with a contribution. The success of our alumni would not be possible without the generosity of individuals, businesses and foundations listed on the following pages. Individuals who contribute $1,000 or more during one year will receive special attention in the Presidents Circle. Join the growing CSUMB family and make a difference with your generosity to the students and future alumni of CSUMB. To learn about giving, call 831-582-3595.

annual gIvIng ClubS

Envision Club* CapstonE Club* intErdisCiplinary Club* bay Club* Collaboration Club* innovation Club ottEr pridE Club patron Club supportEr Club $25,000 and abovE $10,000-24,999 $5,000-9,999 $2,500-4,999 $1,000-2,499 $500-999 $250-499 $100-249 $99 and undEr

* Members of these clubs are in the Presidents Circle and receive special invitations to events at CSU Monterey Bay.

alumni giving
bay Club ($2,500 and abovE) Anonymous Kathleen E. Saunders 09 innovation Club ($500-999) Anonymous Malinda A. DeRouen 05 Gregor B. Hamer 02 Justine M. Hamer 05 Kevin M. Lewis 09 Martin Vargas-Garcia 09 ottEr pridE Club ($250-499) Manuel R. Arenivaz 03 Gretchen R. Fuentes 07 William C. Hostrop 06 April L. Lee 07 Jennifer L. Martinez 03 Jon J. Martinez 01 patron Club ($100-249) Hayley S. Azevedo 10 Sophia Bianchi-Jorgenson 01

James J. Black 04 Chris Carpenter 10 Casey M. Connor 08 Traci S. Davis 05 Martha V. Diehl 06 Belia H. Garcia-Navarro 05 Justin R. Gomez 09 Pilar Gose 07 Henry M. Gowin 07 Nicole H. Guido 05 Loryn Hatten 02 Stephanie L. Kister 06 Michael K. Lancaster 06 Daniel Loeser 01 Nicole R. Mendoza Loeser 00 Sneha Panholzer 95 Kyle S. Petty 05 Bettye R. Pina 11 Melody M. Rico 06 John Scalla 05 Christina A. Schmunk 06 Natalia Smith 00 Lisa B. Thomas 97 Julie C. Uretsky 99 Brandon S. Wehman 08 Marcy J. Wieland 11 Stacey E. Wilson 05 Heather M. Winterhalter 09 supportEr Club ($99 and undEr) Abdulhafiz A. Abaker 09

Anonymous (2) Karina J. Aragon-Ferrer 04 Claudia H. Arellano 08 Daisy M. Arrizon 09 Dana M. Arvig 08 Ivy Bader 11 Stephanie M. Bantay 05 Lauren Bates-Rodriquez 11 Stephanie E. Buzza 01 Alison N. Clifford 02 Gonzalo Coronado 99 Alexis R. Davidson 11 Dana M. Devries 07 Laura A. Dietrich-Smith 11 Sarah E. Duttweiler 07 Desirae L. Flesher 04 Diana Flores 96 Janell M. Galindez 08 Adriana Gallegos 05 Steven N. Goings 10 Lisandro Gonzalez 04 Adrienne Graham 11 Keosha Griffiths 11 Amy L. Griswold 06 Kendra B. Howell 11 Joan Iguban Galiguis 06 Matt Jones 11 Michelle M. Jones 06 Nick C. Lackey 05 Antoinette M. Lara 05 Kristin Leal 11 Jennifer L. Lockhart 07 Nora Lopez-Covarrubias 10 CSUMB.EDU/give

Tera Marshall 99 Jessica L. Martelle 06 Nancy E. Martinsen 06 Courtney E. Materazzi 08 James D. Mattson 06 Ashlie R. McCallon 09 Diane M. McGirr 05 Linda M. Mendoza 00 Stacy R. Michelsen 09 Harrison Milne 11 Megan S. Minnick 05 Tatjana Mitrovic 07 Kelly C. Moore 05 Hannah Morrow 11 Jenny E. Nelson 07 Dina E. Orellana 10 Cristal T. Padilla 07 Rachel A. Petlowany 06 Lorena Quiroz-Vargas 05 Brian B. Remas 11 Randall M. Rigali 10 Lisa Rollins 98 Jaime Sanchez 08 Eric J. Sandoval 05 Dawn Scavo 00 Denise M. Simpson 10 Rick W. Skibinski 00, 05 Andrew Stillman 11 Natalie Strunk 11 Brenda G. Valles 04 Esther Vargas 11 James M. Walker 07 Sabine Wolpers 00, 09


friends giving
Envision Club ($25,000 and abovE) Anonymous Estate of Bonnie Ann Souchak Bertie Bialek Elliott Robert and Patricia Chapman Geoffrey Couch Michael and Linda Dorn Susan and Mac Dunwoody Ronald C. Elliott and Mark P. Tamagni Marian K. Krause Charitable Trust Paul B. Meltzer Helen B. Rucker CapstonE Club ($10,000-24,999) Peggy Bates Joanne Bauer and Greg Becker Curt and Julie Breitfuss Mary Kay Crockett Julie and Clinton Howe Bob Johnson Frank and Donna McDowell Barbara Santry Christine Sleeter June Duran Stock Dean and Joanne Storkan Robert and Leslie Taylor Bruce and Rose Ann Woolpert intErdisCiplinary Club ($5,000-9,999) Anonymous Mike and Cass Antle Rick and Tonya Antle Bob and Sue Antle Peggy and Jack Baskin Robert and Martha Danziger Carol W. Davis James K. Dobey Robert and Mary Furney Kimberly G. Gilbreath Samuel and Hope Hale Beverly and Lyman Hamilton President Dianne F. Harrison and Mr. John L. Wujack Alice Kvitek Harriet Mitteldorf Leon and Sylvia Panetta C. Kenneth and Cary Roberts Linda and Randy Wight bay Club ($2,500-4,999) Anonymous Barbara Baldock and Phillip Butler Sam and Paula Downing Deceased

Francesca Farr Sam and Shary Farr Gerald and Carolyn Griffin William D. Head Anne and Robert Herendeen Timothy and Melanie Horwath H. William Keland Rikk Kvitek Forrest and Cynthia Miller Kevin and Kathleen Saunders Willie and Dimple Smith Greg and Sue Tully Collaboration Club ($1,000-2,499) Leonard and Shahin Anable Sharon Anderson Anonymous (2) Stefanie Bingaman Peter and Barbara Blackstock Rolando Cabrera Darryl L. Choates Brian and Zephra Corley Kathy and Eugene Cruz-Uribe Jack and Claire Davis Frank and Debby Degnan Jeffrey and Merle Froshman Adam Galinsky Merilyn Georgevich Drew and Myra Goodman Richard Gorman Patricia Hiramoto and Wayne Komure Claude Hoover and Cheryl Indelicato Roderick Kalberer Rick and Martha Kennifer Kathy Kobata and Andrew Sisolak G.J. and D. Roger Loper Timothy and Candace McCarthy Patsy Tinsley McGill Marti Myszak Sathya Narayanan Keven and Lori Pedersen Harrison and Margaret Robinson Aiwa Shirako Sally Giddings Smith Eric Tao Norman H. Wesley innovation Club ($500-999) Kathy and Dean Anderson Geva Arcanin Linda Beam and Richard Taylor Jeff Becom Donna Bessant Susan Borrego and Mary Boyce Tom Burns and Erin Clark William and Sue Cater Tom Chapman James Chesler Janine M. Chicourrat

Alan W. Church Michael Clair Michael and Mary Jane Cling Ray E. Corpuz Catherine M. DeLeal Jay and Erika DeSerpa William and Nancy Doolittle Richard Dowall Stephanie Duke David and Sally Eldredge Peter J. Fischler John J. Forbush Chris and Denise Hasegawa Robert and Elizabeth Helfrich Gary and Sandra Hornbuckle Deborah Ewan Howitt John and Hildegard Hughes Michael Jones and DeeAnn Thompson John and Sung Kim Catherina Ku Maureen and Wayne Lavengood Barry Lozier Gina Nucci and Kevin Hinks Robert Ponce Ricardo Reyes Ralph Rivadeneyra Stephanie Roberts Christine and Michael Schaefer

Anne Secker Marylou Shockley Brian and Melva Simmons Rod Spencer Steven and Amy Stein Joel Stuckey Janet Swords Richard T. Tamanaha Jeannie Tanimura John Thomas Scott Tully Jeanne and Dan Turner Ben Young ottEr pridE Club ($250-499) Bruce K. Adams Mary Adams and John Bailey Clifford Bagwell and Walter Alsky Anonymous (2) Deborah and Mark Astone Mary Ellen Bates Ralph and Judy Bermea Enid Baxter Blader Wendy Brodie and Bob Bussinger Matthew and Hazel Carr Beverly B. Carter Martha and Tony Cava


Olivia Douthit Killian, pictured here with her husband, Jack Killian, set up an annuity to create an endowed scholarship in honor of her late husband, Harold Douthit. He graduated from high school and college and obtained an excellent education without any financial support. I hope this scholarship will relieve some of the financial stress for deserving students in their efforts to obtain an education, she said.



Marian and Robert Deering Roderick and Suzanne Dewar Mary J. Dolan Al and Michelle Dominguez Annelle Durham and Thurston Williams Jace L. Fanner Mary Kay Finley Kirby Garry Michael Gourley Richard E. Hendrickson Arthur and Patti Henry The Houseman Family Donna D. Johnson Douglas W. Jones Deborah Juran Mikelea B. Kelley Andrea M. Kenney William Kollmeyer Antoine Lagarde Erling Lagerholm Karen List Letendre Laura Lee Lienk The Limesand Family Debra Lombardi Michele Lukas John and Ann Mahoney Dana L. Makuakane John and Margaret Marcroft Bill and Laurie Massa Susan Matcham and Robert Hernandez Henry and Margaret ONeill Mauz John McCutchon and Ila Mettee-McCutchon Arthur and Marilyn McLoughlin Rodney L. Meeks Susan Merrill Noel and Joan Mickelsen Joanne Nissen Duncan B. Ogilvie Richard Oh Bill and Patricia Paulson Gary and Carolyn Pybas James and Anna Rheim Patrick and Vinci Ricchiuti Craig and Esmeralda Rice Dave Roberts James and Dorothy Roberts Betty V. Rote Gail Salgado Timothy M. Schmidt Daniel Shapiro and Hester Park Mitchell and Pamela Soekland Keith and Lori Tharp J. Daniel and Vonda Tibbitts Breck and Nancy Tostevin Donaldo and Laura Urioste Michael and Christy Valdivia Petra Valenzuela Kelly Vasquez Antonio C. Veloso Mark and Kimberly Wasserman Dr. Suzanne Worcester and Dr. Steve Moore Alan H. Yamamoto

Bradley Zamft Hyman and Eddi Zamft patron Club ($100-249) Sharon Agapiades Susan E. Alexander Theresa S. Aliotta Perry Angle Anonymous (3) Marco and Ruth Argueta Bill and Jean Ashen Nancy Ausonio Candy Bailey Christina Bailey Edwin Baptista Michael Barker Trina and Michael Basse Pauline Beatty Paola F. Berthoin Jack Bilbrey Kelly and Jeffrey Bone Dale and Carolyn Toomey Floyd and June Boyer Bob and Corynne Brown Ralph and Mindy Busch Trey Busch Shirlene Campbell John and Alice Carley Marina Carpenter The Carpenter Family John Carter Joseph Castillo Terri and Stephen Cepeda Momi K. Chang Susan J. Clayton Marilyn and Jack Clifton Richard and Angie Colombini Tod and Nancy Connor Steven and Maria Conroy Diane Cordero de Noriega and Carlos Noriega Charles M. Croslin Lynn and Fred Cunningham William and Gail Cusack Lipika Deka Kathy A. Della-Rose William and Heather Deming Maurice J. Dewald Jane L. Di Girolano Bernadette Doerr Hal and Alison Drew Amy Driscoll Edna S. Duer Shannon Edwards and Kenneth Chambers Miyoko Enokida Scott Faust and Lee Richmond Herbert N. Fearn Daniel and Bonnie Fernandez Patrick Finch Howard and Roz Fisher Jennifer Fletcher Diana Garcia Fran and Don Gaver

Matthew and Kathleen Gibbs Ronald A. Glaze Carolina Gonzalez-Lujan Tom and Alayna Gray Thomas E. Greer Perry and Gery Grey Patricia Hamilton and F. Patrick McNeill The Hecker Family Dale Helman Jodi Hempy Ronnie Higgs Patti Hiramoto and Wayne Komure William and Deborah Holt Julia Hubbard Thomas A. Hurd Asuman Johnson Elsa Johnson Magie Johnson Rick and Karen Kane Mark and Jill Kennedy Jeanette and Kevin Kern Henrik and Yael Kibak Gavin Kilduff Johanna Kovacs Suzanne Kroeze Marcie Kullback Rex and Joan Lake David and Katherine Larson Earl Lawson Alethea Leandro-Farr George Leavell George W. Lenno Gus Leonard Michael Lerch and Julie Gottfried Pekka and Patricia Liemola David Ligare and Gary Smith Margaret A. Lilley Kirby Lim Kevin and Patricia Linnane David and Sharlene Linnevers Joshua Littlefield JT and Sharon Littrell Darius Livian Gary and Logan Cindy Lopez and John Wood Kevin and Debra Louth Josina M. Makau Mike Mast Mike Masuda and Jacqueline Pierce William C. McClintock Willis McCreedy Betty J. McEady Alison McGill Douglas and June McKnight Larry Miller Peggy L. Miller Patricia Monahan Timothy and Margaret Moss Irene and Steve Moulton Robert Mulford Mullen Family Irene L. Musick Johnny and Kathleen Musser Gordon and Jeanne Nakagawa Norman and Katherine Nelson CSUMB.EDU/give

Ronald B. Nemeth David and Colleen Nickles Pete Nilles Katherine Nino Douglas and Mechelle Norton Andy L. Nottenkamper Mark and Lorraine OShea Vince Otoupal Padilla Family Randy and Eleana Parkinson Marian Penn and William Soskin Margie Peralez Amber Perez Deborah Peyton Joseph and Marilyn Puentes James V. Quillinan Frances B. Reid Kenneth and Maureen Reightler Maxine H. Reneker Edward and Bridget Rettagliata Dennis and Marie Riley Tyler Risk Mary K. Roberts Michael and Sharon Robinson Nancy A. Rogers Rebecca Rosenberg J. D. Rothwell James and Jennifer Rotter Martin and Mary Ruberry James P. Rygiol Dinah and Gary Sapia Tracy Scott Diane M. Sena Karen and David Sharp Gloria J. Sherwood Anne Shirako Loren and Geraldine Simmons Dan and Colleen Sims Curtis and Tamara Smith Marc and Pat Steuer Raymond Stine Hal Stone Clark and Toshia Struve Katherine A. Stubbendick Alison Takata Edward and Sheryl Talberth Laura and Philip Tantillo Mits and Betsy Tatsugawa Cathy Taylor Coleen Taylor Stephen C. Thomas Ron and Linda Thompson Laura Tingler Cammy and Tim Torgenrud Sandra L. Tucker Patricia and Kenneth Tunstall Telmer and Geneva Twedt Theresa and Salvador Valdivia Jim W. Vanderzwaan Merri Jane L. Viglizzo Martin and Mary Jane Vonnegut Carrie Walworth Edward E. Watson Suzie Way Mary DAgui Wells Holly White and Richard Conklin


John Wilkes Swarup Wood Thomas K. Young Donna J. Zoller supportEr Club ($99 and undEr) Cheryl Abbott Kenneth and Debra Adlawan Debbie and Michael Agostini Morgan Alen Jerry P. Allen Robert and Judith Allen Burton Anderson Daniel and Elizabeth Anderson Edwin W. Angus Anonymous (4) Roy Auerbach Gabe and Mary Austin Lauren M. Axworthy Peter and Terry Baldwin Robert and Francisca Bell Paul Bender Judy L. Benidt Jacques Bertrand Bonnie Binder-Lockhart Nanci Bishop Debra and Spencer Blackburn Spencer and Debra Blackburn Christopher B. Blair George Bogatirev and Ludmila Yakovleva Judy and Richard Borda Ted Borns Allison Bostwick Kim Bowman James and Maxine Boyett Steve Bradford William W. Breen Jerry and Judy Brehm Danny and Shelly Brose Gene and T.C. Brown Carolyn Burke Greg and Linda Bushta Debra L. Busman Andria Butcher Betsy A. Butler Jennifer Caballero David and Rochelle Callis Bill and Nancy Campbell Harry Cannon David P. Carlson German and Ruben Castro Joseph and Shirley Cavanaugh Cassie Chambers Brenzel Donna Chavez Hector and Sandra Chavez Jennifer and Jack Chiarelli Barbara and William Christwitz Joy Claar Nancy Claspill-Navarro Pat Clausen Dana Cleary Brandon and Maricruz Clement Jeffrey Cohen and Loree Jurgen

Russell C. Coile Irma L. Collins Stephanie Colshan Terra Conlon Steven Connery Ronald and Judith Cook Thelma and Bob Copeland Robert S. Corlett Rafael and Magarita Cortes Jim Covel Anne M. Crawford Jennifer Cupak Robert and Susan Dabinett Susan and Richard Dauphine Charles and Josette Davis Fred and Susan De Lay Victoria De Prater Mark DeBeliso Michelle Degnan Deborah C. Delatour Gail Denby-Hickey and Tim Hick Nancy M. Devine Carly B. Doberenz Sheila Doberenz Stephen and Jennifer Dodson Sharon L. Donovan John and Cindy Doran Donna D. Dormody Lynn and Bill Dorsey Lynn Downey Margaret Duplechain John C. Easley Diane Ehlers Ann Ellis Evelyn Epstein Christine Erickson Phillip W. Esparza Linda and Larry Evans David W. Ewart Bill Facchini Jon and Kitti Fanoe John and Sharon Fantham Carl M. Faria Patrick and Marilyn Feore Donna R. Fernald Jon Fitzpatrick Geri Flesher Melvin and Rita Fletcher Ann Flood and Barry Harrow Francine R. Flores Matthew and Patricia Fowler Edith Y. Frederick Jerry and Esther Freed Gary Fujii and Caroline Haskel Janell M. Galindez Ana and Adelmo Garcia Linda R. Gardner Norma and Mark Gardner Sharon and Phil Gardner Jose Garza Steven and Leslie Giacomelli Edward Giardina Navtej K. Gill Linda and Allen Gin Richard Giron James R. Glessner CSUMB.EDU/give

Larry and Beverly Goldberg Stan and Diane Goldberg Rick Goldenson Harold and Joyce Gordon Cecily Gourley Gerald and Helen Grady Russell E. Green Adam Greene Yonette Griffiths Phyllis Grillo Deborah Grosz Edward and Michele Gurren Sarah J. Gussenhoven Barry Harrow and Ann Flood Caroline T. Haskell Barbara J. Hatch Bonita Hay Thomas and Cynthia Hayano Michael and Carrie Healy Holly Herren and Steve Jones David and Lori Hicks David Holt Tom and Susie Hovde Ellen Huo Diane Hutchinson Steve Itatani Kim Lee and Robert Jackson-Richards Saba Javahery Jimenez Family Anthony and Elizabeth Johnson Randa Johnson Richard C. Johnson Ronald and Janice Johnson Suzanne Johnson Carol and Jesse Kahn Judith C. Karas Alvin and Mae Katahara Felicia and Ray Kausin Catherine and Kent Kavasch Auntie Liz Dean Kennedy Christy Khosaba David S. Kim Neva King Robert E. King Michael Klein and June Seliber Trace Kline Frank Knight Carol E. Kramp Kendon A. Kraska Podibanda Kuruppu Esta and Brigitta Lambert Jeanette M. Lambert Lourdes Langford Sanjay and Lyn Lanka Kenneth and Linda Lansing Ralph and Martha Latino Frederick and Margaret Lawson Mary Ann and Hal Leffel Tina Leonard Karissa Lessard Marcella Levario Steven Levinson Kimberly C. Liljequist Danny Lindstrom

Dan and Jacqueline Lion Mary and David Liskin Judith Lofink Mirian Lovo Julie Ann Lozano Barbara J. Lucas Valera Lyles Edward J. Maffei Jennifer S. Magos Robert and Carol Makenen Gary and Jean Malcolm Ann and John Malokas Sylvia Mangubat Joseph J. Marchionna John and Susan Marker William B. Martin Angelina Martinez Sonya Martinez Nancy E. Martinsen Mary Ann Matthews Linda and Joseph Mayberry Dave and Katie Maynez Jennifer A. Mayo Thomas and Mary McAuliffe Ashlie R. McCallon Jerry and Patricia McClain Tom and Sherrie McCullough George and Nancy McInnis Estela F. McKenzie and Patrick Peter and Beverly McMillan Steve McShane Beverley and Steve Meamber L.F. Mendiola Ruben and Linda Mendoza Angelo and Kay Micalizio Joseph and Aenea Mickelsen James and Janette Miller Jody M. Miller Julius Mills-Denti Lorna E. Monroe Peter S. Moras Harry and Bev Morris Larry Moses and Kathie Marion Tony and Mary Moyano Jessica and Ricardo Murillo Ellen F. Murtha Aaron Muth and Cathy Maclay Gordon and Mary Myles Taresa Nantt Reyna Navarrete Jeff and Denise Ann Nelson Tom and Christine Nohr James Nolan Karen J. Nolan Beth H. Nowell Dorothy E. Nowell Eugene and Vesta Nunez Bill Nye Kelly and Mike Olson Robert and Gail Ord Ana and Arnulfo Origel Robert H. Orozco Lisa A. Owen Jane B. Parker Nick Pasculli David R. Pennell


Tamberly and Joseph Petrovich Nina L. Pickerrell Anthony and Nanette Piedra Edward W. Piper Anton Prange Letor Pratt Jim Procida and Judy Higgerson Joseph Pullano Cindy Reagan Joe Refsnes David A. Reichard Mark and Vicki Remas Daniel G. Rhodes Richard and Sally Rhodes Robbie and Daniel Rhodes Donald and Barbara Rivenes Kerri Rivera Heather Robbins Barbara Carroll Robinson Gloria J. Rodzach Ashley N. Rourk Kirsty Ryan Megan and Rick Sacks Helen M. Sakamoto Tsuyako Sakamoto Juanita N. Sanchez Lucila Sanchez Marge Sanico Joyce and Keith Sauerwald Michael and Cecilia Say Jim Scattini Bill and Gail Scearce Barbara Schallau and Donald Marcille Joseph and Jimmie Scheuber Leonard Schlein Dianna Schmidt Linda Scholink Therese Scott Ella L. Semeniuk Myron R. Seres Kimberly A. Sevey Regina Shelby Joanna T. Simmons Lark Simmons Dave Simpkins Jainesh Singh Rafael O. Siqueiros Laird Small Rose M. Snyder Richard Soares Alicia T. Somers Catherine Somers Corazon V. Soriano Kat Stebbins Laura and Scott Stephen John and Muriel Stettler Junko Stickney Rick and Brenda Stipa Sue Storm Brenda Sullivan Dennis Sun Vinu Sundaresan Greg and Kim Suppes Glenn and Mardelle Surabian

Ashleigh Talberth Michael and Eileen Tankersley Gleb O. Taran Atul Teckchandani Ione L. Tharp Steve and Kimberly Thelin Mary Theobald Cheryl and Roi Thibault Donald and Mary Thiel Sandra and Perry Thomas Jo and Jon Thorsen Annette Thurman Rita R. Towles Jane and John Upp Nicol Uu Robert Van Tuinen Gabe and Lorena Vargas Diana M. Vasquez Joanne A. Velman Steven Vivolo Charlene Vojtilla Hedy Wainscoat Jennifer Walker Joy and David Wall Mary Marlene Warburton Lynn Warner Roberts Donald and Sue Webster Lisette C. Weishaupt Justin and Kiley Wellner Roger Wells Richard Westing and Yolanda Perez Makayla Whitney Lisa Wiener Carrie Williams John and Anita Williams Morgan and Marian Williams Herbert and Sandy Wong Michael and Gwendolyn Wong Don Yackley Ron and Kelly Yoshida Terri and David Yost Diane M. Young Rodney K. Young


helen rucker has endowed a scholarship she had been awarding annually since 1998 in honor of her late husband, who served at Fort Ord. Rucker, a retired teacher and librarian and longtime community activist on the Monterey Peninsula, encouraged others to support scholarships through the Fort Ord Alumni Association. She described how her husband credited the Army for giving him the chance at an education. He was dedicated to learning, Rucker said. Its appropriate that a scholarship be created in his name.

Corporations and foundations

1st Capital Bank Abbas Anable Aesthetics & Genetics by the Bay AHSCA Albers Inc. Allegro Gourmet Pizza Alliance Residential Company American Legion Post #694 AMS.NET, Inc. Andrew Smith Company Anonymous (2) Antioch Plumbing, Inc. Arrowhead General Insurance Agency Inc. Artistic Hang Ups

AT&T Foundation AVAG B&E Photographs Back Porch Fabrics Bank of America Charitable Foundation Bank of the West Barnes & Noble College Booksellers Barrett Farm Bay Park Hotel BBR LLP Beach Blanket Babylon Berkshire Foundation The Bernard Osher Foundation Big Brown Sister Big Sur International Marathon Big Sur River Inn Bistro 211 Blach Construction Company Blackburn Family Investments, Inc. Bokay Nursery Broadway Glass & Mirror, Inc. Bronco Van and Storage Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP CSUMB.EDU/give

C.H. Robinson Company Cabi Women Clothing California Coastal Rural Development Corporation The California Endowment California International Airshow California Rodeo Salinas Care-Free Courier Corporation Carmel Academy of Performing Arts Carmel Valley Manor Carolyn Griffin, Independent Consultant Carried Away Boutique Caymus Vineyards Central Coast Federal Credit Union Charles Schwab Chateau Coralini Retreat & Spa Cherylsbling Chevron CHISPA, Inc. Cielo Marketing Group, Inc. Cisco Systems City of Seaside The Coast Foundation


Community Foundation for Monterey County Community Health Plan Conco West Inc. Constellation Wines U.S. Corral De Tierra Country Club Country Gardeners Club Credit Consulting Services, Inc. Dametra Cafe Definition LLC DeSerpa Investments, LP DMC Construction Inc. Doctors on Duty Association Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Dominguez Construction Downtown Dining Driscoll Strawberry Associates, Inc. Dunston Realty Earthbound Farm Edison International Employee Contributions Campaign Embassy Suites on Monterey Bay Estancia Wines European Jewelers & Goldsmith Exhibit Floral Studio Fandango Restaurant

Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Fifis Bistro Finkelman Family Charitable Foundation Fish Hopper Restaurant FMPO, Inc. Foundation for California Community Colleges Frank and Jean McDowell Charitable Foundation Froshman Financial Investment Advisors Gap Foundation Gap Giving Program Gifts on the Go Ginos Fine Italian Foods Google Matching Gifts Program Greens Camera World Handlery Union Square Hotel Harden Foundation Hartnell College Foundation Hayashi & Wayland Hofsas House Hotel Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford Hugh Stuart Center Charitable Trust


Frank and Donna McDowell are supporting scholarships for students who have financial need but do not otherwise qualify for government aid. Their goal is to provide students the right help at the right time and make a big difference in their life, Frank McDowell said. McDowell, a former real estate executive, said he and his wife decided to support CSU Monterey Bay students after they retired on the Monterey Peninsula. I believe very strongly that education is the best possible solution our society has, he said.

Hulas Island Grill, Inc. In-n-Out Burger INTECH J. Soares Plumbing Inc. JA Spencer Photography JAQK Cellars Jim Tunney Youth Foundation Joel Gambord Investments Johnson & Johnson The Joseph and Ida Liskin Foundation, Inc. Keplers Golf Kaiser Foundation Hospitals King Plumbing Kinship Center Kitchen Studio of Monterey Peninsula, Inc. Koster Communications KSBW TV 8 Laguna Seca Golf Club Laguna Seca Raceways Language Line Services Law Offices of Evans & Heil Lemarc LP Lighthouse Cinemas, LLC LitiNomics, Inc. Lockwood Vineyard Lone Oak Lodge Lulas Chocolates M. B. Herzog Electric, Inc. Mahito Shirako Foundation Mahoney & Associates Major Farms Inc. Mann Packing Company, Inc. Maritas Boutique Massa Vineyards MBF Company McShanes Nursery and Landscape Supply Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey Bay Blues Festival Monterey Bay Charter School Monterey County Business Council Monterey County Symphony Monterey Jazz Festival Monterey Lanes Monterey Peninsula Country Club Monterey Peninsula Foundation Morgan Winery MTK Marketing, L.L.C. National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Natividad Medical Foundation The Nature Conservancy New England Foundation for the Arts Nice Womens Consignment Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss NYU Stern School of Business Ord Market, Inc. Otter Cove Wines Oyster Trading Co. P.F. Changs China Bistro Pacific Beach Tower, Inc. Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Pacific Park The Panetta Institute for Public Policy Panther Percussions Pebble Beach Company Peninsula Business Interiors Pizza My Heart PNM Company Portobellos Precision Nails Preston & Scott LLC Printworx Quail Lodge R.C. Farms, LLC Rabobank, N.A. Realty World Premier Associates Recreational Equipment, Inc. Red House Cafe Richards, Watson & Gershon River Park Properties II The Salad Shoppe Salinas Rotary Club Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System Sally Hughes Church Foundation Santa Barbara Bank & Trust Scheid Vineyards Schwab Charitable Fund Seattle Gourmet Foods Sodexo Inc. Specialty Glassworks Spector Dance Studio Spencers Stationery Star Care Pharmacy Steinbeck House-Valley Guild Stevens, Sloan & Shah, CPAs Strategic Marketing Affiliates Stylus Publishing LLC Sylvan Design Studio Synopsys Employee Philanthropic Programs Tanimura & Antle, Inc. Taylor Farms California, Inc. Terrys Restaurant and Lounge The Daily Grill Thomas Brand Consulting Ticos Breakfast and Lunch Tiffany & Co. Tonys Jewelry Tri California Marketing Events Publicity UBS Financial Services Inc. United Way California Capital Region United Way of Monterey County Unlimited Events Inc. Ventana Vineyards Veritas Associates LLC Veritas Wealth Advisors Victory Dealership Group VMI Inc. Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Foundation Educational Matching Gift Program



Wild Things Animal Rentals, Inc. Yellow Brick Road Benefit Shop

gifts in honor of
In Honor of Jack Davis Donor: Forrest and Cynthia Miller In Honor of Laura Lee Lienk Donor: Joanne Nissen In Honor of Patrick Somers Donor: Dr. Thomas Hurd

gifts in memory of
In Memory of Jean Smith Dobey Donor: James K. Dobey In Memory of Genevieve Giammanco (TAT Scholarship) Donor: Mr. Ronald C. Elliott and Mr. Mark P. Tamagni In Memory of John Kretzer Donor: Merilyn Georgevich In Memory of Chuck Pius Donors: Albers Inc. Anonymous Michael Barker Peter Blackstock Michael and Audrey Clair William and Gail Cusack John J. Forbush Henry and Margaret ONeill Mauz Andy L. Nottenkamper Bill and Patricia Paulson James and Anna Rheim Harrison and Margaret Robinson Martin and Mary Ruberry J. Daniel and Vonda Tibbitts Victory Dealership Group Mark and Kimberly Wasserman Norman and Kim Wesley In Memory of John Rote Donors: AHSCA Lynn and Fred Cunningham Betty V. Rote Irene L. Musick

In Memory of Mahito Shirako Donors: Morgan Alen Jerry P. Allen Anonymous (4) Jack Bilbrey James J. Black Enid Baxter Blader Greg and Linda Bushta Debra L. Busman Jennifer Caballero Carpenter Family Cassie Chambers Brenzel Barbara and William Christwitz Susan J. Clayton Alison N. Clifford Terra Conlon Charles M. Croslin Jennifer Cupak Definition LLC Malinda A. DeRouen Bernadette Doerr Richard Dowall Annelle Durham and Thurston Williams Shannon Edwards and Kenneth Chambers Linda and Larry Evans Patrick Finch Adam Galinsky Edward Giardina Google Matching Gifts Program Gregor and Justine Hamer Loryn Hatten Saba Javahery Asuman Johnson Roderick Kalberer Gavin Kilduff Johanna Kovacs Podibanda Kuruppu Antoine Lagarde George Leavell Tina Leonard Michael Lerch and Julie Gottfried Steven Levinson LitiNomics, Inc. Jennifer and Jon Martinez NYU Stern School of Business Tyler Risk Christine and Michael Schaefer Aiwa Shirako Anne Shirako Denise M. Simpson Jainesh Singh Rick W. Skibinski Natalia Smith Rod Spencer Junko Stickney Joel Stuckey Ashleigh Talberth Edward and Sheryl Talberth Atul Teckchandani Ron and Linda Thompson Nicol Uu

Carrie Walworth Heather M. Winterhalter Ben Young Bradley Zamft Hyman and Eddi Zamft

faithful Donors consecutive giving recognition

ConsECutivE giving 10+ yEars Anonymous Bob and Sue Antle Michael Barker Peggy Bates BBR LLP Linda Beam and Richard Taylor Berkshire Foundation Bertie Bialek Elliott Shirlene Campbell Terri and Stephen Cepeda Stephanie Colshan Community Foundation for Monterey County Diane Cordero de Noriega and Carlos Noriega Mary Kay Crockett William and Gail Cusack The Good Steward Charitable Fund Gail Denby-Hickey and Tim Hickey Diane Ehlers Daniel and Bonnie Fernandez John J. Forbush Gretchen and Nathan Fuentes Diana Garcia Linda and Allen Gin Chris and Denise Hasegawa Henrik and Yael Kibak Frederick and Margaret Lawson George W. Lenno Cindy Lopez and John Wood Josina M. Makau John McCutchon and Ila Mettee-McCutchon Monterey Peninsula Foundation Marti Myszak Gordon and Jeanne Nakagawa Mark and Lorraine OShea Rabobank, N.A. James and Anna Rheim Mary K. Roberts Harrison and Margaret Robinson Helen B. Rucker Gail Salgado Marge Sanico Santa Barbara Bank & Trust Kevin and Kathleen Saunders Deceased CSUMB.EDU/give

Christine Sleeter Sally Giddings Smith Willie and Dimple Smith J. Daniel and Vonda Tibbitts Donaldo and Laura Urioste Petra Valenzuela Mark and Kimberly Wasserman Richard Westing and Yolanda Perez Holly White and Richard Conklin Linda and Randy Wight ConsECutivE giving 5+ yEars Susan E. Alexander Leonard and Shahin Anable Sharon Anderson Anonymous Paul Bender Susan Borrego and Mary Boyce Bob and Corynne Brown California Coastal Rural Development Corporation California International Airshow Beverly and Fredrick Carter Central Coast Federal Credit Union CHISPA, Inc. Kathy and Eugene Cruz-Uribe Frank and Debby Degnan Stephanie Duke Mac and Susan Dunwoody Earthbound Farm Edison International Employee Contributions Campaign Francine R. Flores Froshman Financial Investment Advisors Jeffrey and Merle Froshman Robert and Mary Furney Kirby Garry Drew and Myra Goodman Beverly L. Hamilton President Dianne F. Harrison and Mr. John L. Wujack Anne and Robert Herendeen The Houseman Family Julia Hubbard Carol and Jesse Kahn Andrea M. Kenney Kathy Kobata and Andrew Sisolak Rex and Joan Lake Gus Leonard Michael Lerch and Julie Gottfried Karen List Letendre Laura Lee Lienk Marian K. Krause Charitable Trust Jennifer and Jon Martinez McShanes Nursery and Landscape Supply Nicole Mendoza Loeser and Daniel Loeser Pacific Gas and Electric Company Leon and Sylvia Panetta Margie Peralez Amber Perez


Robert Ponce R.C. Farms, LLC Ralph Rivadeneyra James and Dorothy Roberts

Scheid Vineyards Marylou Shockley Brian and Melva Simmons Star Care Pharmacy

Mits and Betsy Tatsugawa Robert and Leslie Taylor DeeAnn Thompson and Michael Jones

Patricia and Kenneth Tunstall James M. Walker Mary DAgui Wells Swarup Wood

liFetiMe GiviNG
abouT lIfeTIme gIvIng SoCIeTIeS
Some donors have been able to make special leadership gifts in addition to their annual gifts and are inducted into Lifetime Giving societies. All members of the Lifetime Giving societies receive an annual invitation to a Lifetime Donor Appreciation event. Societies are determined by a donors lifetime giving to the Foundation of CSUMB. Corporate or business matching gifts are encouraged and will count toward the employees society membership.

lIfeTIme gIvIng SoCIeTIeS

rivEr soCiEty poppy soCiEty rEdWood soCiEty vallEy soCiEty oCEan soCiEty Mountain soCiEty $10,000,000 $5,000,000-9,999,999 $1,000,000-4,999,999 $500,000-999,999 $100,000-499,999 $25,000-99,999

rEdWood soCiEty ($1,000,0004,999,999) Anonymous Bob and Sue Antle Berkshire Foundation Bertie Bialek Elliott Pat and Bob Chapman David and Lucile Packard Foundation Susan and Mac Dunwoody Marjorie P. Love Marian K. Krause Charitable Trust Monterey Peninsula Foundation Tanimura & Antle, Inc. Robert Tanimura Tom and Hisako Tanimura vallEy soCiEty ($500,000-999,999) Anonymous AT&T Foundation Community Foundation for Monterey County Ronald and Janice Dong Estate of Clemence T. Chow Granite Construction Inc. Hewlett Packard Company The Nathan Cummings Foundation Pacific Gas and Electric Company Silicon Graphics Inc. Surdna Foundation The Wallace Foundation

oCEan soCiEty ($100,000-499,999) Alcatel Internetworking, Inc. Anonymous Avaya Barnet J. Segal Charitable Trust The Bernard Osher Foundation Estate of Bonnie Ann Souchak The California Endowment Don and Barbara Chapin

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Doctors on Duty Association Don Chapin Company, Inc. Michael and Linda Dorn Tom and Alayna Gray Olivia Douthit Killian and Jack Killian Foundation for California Community Colleges Hewlett-Packard Company Texas Bob Johnson

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Lopez Motion Pictures Equipment Lumina Foundation for Education Guss and Rose Marsh Paul B. Meltzer Basil E. Mills Mills Family Farms Roger E. Mills Harriet Mitteldorf Monterey County Weekly Community Fund Miles and Rosanne Reiter Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System Sally Hughes Church Foundation Santa Barbara Bank & Trust Christine Sleeter Sony Stuart Foundation Sun Microsystems Robert and Leslie Taylor United Way of Monterey County Verizon Foundation The William McCaskey Chapman and Adaline Dinsmore Chapman Foundation W. M. Keck Foundation Mountain soCiEty ($25,000-99,999) Alliance Residential Company Anonymous Autism Speaks Ted and Velma Balestreri Bank of America Charitable Foundation Barnes & Noble College Booksellers

CSU Monterey Bay students presented research papers that won second place in the 2011 CSU Student research Competition. From left, they are: Kevin Johnson, engineering and computer science undergraduate; erin Stanfield, biological and agricultural sciences graduate; and edgar Calcanas, engineering and computer science undergraduate.



Peggy and Jack Baskin Peggy Bates Joanne Bauer and Greg Becker Blackboard Inc. Jim and Jane Bracher Curt and Julie Breitfuss The California Wellness Foundation Cannery Row Company John Castello Central Coast Federal Credit Union CHISPA, Inc. Cisco Systems The Coleman Foundation Communication Services, Inc. Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County Concorso Italiano, Inc. Constellation Wines U.S. Geoffrey Couch Mary Kay Crockett Cypress Semiconductor Steve and Iris Dart Digital Concepts Inc. Driscoll Strawberry Associates, Inc. Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation e.Republic, Inc. Earthbound Farm

Ronald C. Elliott and Mark P. Tamagni Estancia Wines Douglas and Hannah Fairchild Finkelman Family Charitable Foundation Ford Foundation Ford Motor Company Foursome Development Company Frank and Jean McDowell Charitable Foundation Susan and Charles Franklin Fresh Express Inc. Jeffrey and Merle Froshman Drew and Myra Goodman The Good Stewart Charitable Fund Samuel and Hope Hale Harden Foundation President Dianne F. Harrison and Mr. John F. Wujack Horizon Live HSBC Ingeniux Corporation J. M. Long Foundation Jewish Community Endowment Fund The Joseph and Ida Liskin

Foundation in memory of Barbara Ann Liskin, M.D. Kasenna, Inc. Herbert and Phyllis Lister Katharine Massel Frank and Donna McDowell Patsy Tinsley McGill Monterey Bay Sanctuary Foundation Monterey Peninsula Foundation Youth Fund National Restaurant Association New England Foundation for the Arts Marian Ord Julie Packard and Robert Stephens The Panetta Institute for Public Policy Leon and Sylvia Panetta Pebble Beach Company Peesh Incorporated Rabobank, N.A. Robert and Virginia Stanton Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County Marion Robotti

Ruth L. and Wilbur K. Amonette Fund and the Kathleen and Austin Barrows Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County Recreational Equipment, Inc. Helen B. Rucker S. H. Cowell Foundation Safeway Inc. SCO Peter P. Smith Sally Giddings Smith Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula June Duran Stock Dean and Joanne Storkan Taylor Farms California, Inc. Paul and Dorothy Toeppen Union Bank of California Urban Services Group Inc. Dave and Michaelin Watts Wells Fargo Linda and Randy Wight

leGACy GiviNG
Legacy Giving describes the variety of planned gifts donors may use to integrate personal, financial and estate-planning goals with their desire to support CSUMB. Examples of planned gifts include bequests, charitable gift annuities and charitable trusts. If you would like information on the benefits (tax, life income and otherwise) of making a legacy gift, we have a complete program in place to offer confidential assistance and answers, free of charge. Please contact Deborah Howitt at (831) 5823346 or dhowitt@csumb.edu.

plannEd giving donors Peggy Bates Estate of Clemence T. Chow Mary Kay Crockett Ronald and Janice Dong Erik Edmonds (ESSP 06) Dianne F. Harrison and John L. Wujack Mark and Susan Johnson Olivia Douthit Killian Estate of Marian K. Krause Estate of Bonnie Ann Souchak June Duran Stock

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We have tried to be accurate in compiling our donor lists. This report serves not only as an expression of our appreciation but also as a means of helping us verify our records. Please inform us if we have made errors or omissions and accept our apologies for these mistakes. Contact Pilar Gose, annual giving & donor relations officer, 831-582-3595, pgose@csumb.edu.

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