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Alumni Events

Upcoming Events

2015 Party in the Park – Save the date

Party in the Park is an annual Alumni Association fundraiser centered on connecting the university with its alumni and community. Your attendance to Party in the Park will help support alumni scholarships, membership outreach and mentoring opportunities for current students. It will also support the new vision of the CSUB Alumni Association.

Friday, October 23rd
6:00-9:00p.m.
CSUB Alumni Park - CSUB Campus, 9001 Stockdale Highway

Ticket information can be found on the Party in the Park website.

Back to College Night September 16, 2015

Back to College Night is a great time to network with your fellow CSU alumni and others who graduated from institutions in California.   This annual event is held in Washington, DC and preregistration is required. 

CSU Super Saturday August 8, 2015

A college fair that is part of the CSU African American Initiative, is looking for alumni volunteers for the event on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at CSU Dominguez Hills.   

This is a great opportunity for alumni that are interested in seeing middle, high school and community college students and their families.   For those volunteers that are available, there will be an orientation this Saturday, August 1. 

To sign-up or for questions, alumni should email Jackie Chavez at jchavez@csudh.edu with their name, email address, and what campus they graduated from. 

Psychology Alumni Reunion - Wednesday, May 13

Reconnect with for CSUB Psychology Alumni, find out what's new in the Psychology Department and bid a happy retirement to Professor Steve Suter!
RSVP to alumni@csub.edu Click here to view invitation.

Athletic Spring BBQ - Thursday, May 14

Come out the the 43rd annual CSUB Spring Barbecue!  Visit the alumni table to sign up for membership and pick up info on the Class of 3M.

Past Events:

Celebrate CSUB! - Campus Open House

Help us celebrate the 45th anniversary of CSUB! Alumni and families welcome. Activities for kids, entertainment, delicious food and information about CSUB and all of it's programs. Come meet our Alumni Association Board of Directors, sign up for the Class of 3 Million and learn how to get involved on campus! Also, if you are a vendor interested in participating in the event, you can register here. We look forward to seeing all of your on April 20 on the beautiful CSUB campus!

Location: CSUB's Runner Park When: Saturday, April 25 from 9am - 1pm Parking will be FREE on campus all day

Seattle CSU Alumni Reception

Join us on Monday, April 13 for an evening of networking and socializing at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle! The cost for this event is $20 for alumni and free to CSU staff.

Register today!

Hill Day

Feb. 26, the California State University Chancellor, CSU trustees, campus presidents and CSU leaders met in Washington D.C. for CSU Hill day to advocate at the federal level. CSU Hill Day brings many universities from the CSU level to the nation’s capital to advocate the main priorities they feel are important for the CSU System.

Photos from this event are available here.

Hall of Fame 2015

The 9th annual CSUB Alumni Hall of Fame banquet was held at the Bakersfield Petroleum Club on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The 2015 Alumni Hall of Fame inductees included Catherine E. Bennett, Kathleen O'Neal Gear, and Geoffrey B. King. 

Photos of the event can be found here

2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Photos

Northern California Career Expo

The second annual CSU Northern California Hospitality Career Expo will take place Thursday, March 12 at San Francisco State University. Hospitality students and alumni from the following Northern California campuses are invited free of charge: San Francisco State, Cal State East Bay, San Jose State, Cal State Monterey Bay, Fresno State, Sacramento State, Sonoma State, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and Cal State Chico. There will be over 40 companies from the Hospitality industry seeking full-time, part-time, and internship candidates. Professional dress is required. The expo will begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude at 2:00 p.m.

Southern California Career Expo

The second annual CSU Southern California Hospitality Career Expo will take place Wednesday, March 4 at Cal State Long Beach. Hospitality students and alumni from the following Southern California campuses are invited free of charge: Cal State Long Beach, CSU Northridge, CSU Fullerton, San Diego State, and Cal Poly Pomona. There will be 40 companies from the Hospitality industry seeking full-time, part-time, and internship candidates. Professional dress is required. The expo will begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude at 2:00 p.m.

Party in the Park

Party in the Park 2014 took place on October 24th. Click on party in the park for more details.

Back to College Night: September 17

Back to College Night is a great time to network with your fellow CSU alumni and others who graduated from institutions in California. The event is often well-attended by members of the California Congressional Delegation and their staff. 

Denver CSU Alumni Reception: October 4

Join us for evening drinks and desserts to network and socialize with alumni from multiple CSU campuses living in the Denver area. Several campus presidents will also be in attendance. This will be a great opportunity to meet other CSU alumni in all fields of business throughout the Denver area. 

CSU Alumni Hollywood Mega Mixer: November 3

Join us for dinner at Madera Kitchen in Los Angeles. The cost for this event is $15 per person. Event webpage and registration for this event will go live on Friday, August 8. 

Northern California Mega Mixer

This event will take place in early February with final details to be released August 29.



More Events

View the CSUB Master Events Calendar to keep up with all events happening on campus.

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Contact Us

For more information regarding Alumni and the Association please contact:

Sarah Hendrick
Alumni Director
Email: shendrick@csub.edu
Phone: 661-654-3370

Denise Nielsen
Assistant to Alumni Director
Email: dnielsen2@csub.edu
Phone: 661-654-3211

Or visit our office in the University Advancement Building on campus.