CSUB President Mitchell Says Historic Transformation to Semester System Will Contribute to Student Success
CSU Bakersfield President Horace Mitchell today said the University’s historic transformation from a quarter to a semester system will play an important role in improving student success.
“I have said the most significant transformation that would positively affect student outcomes would be the pending conversion of our academic calendar from quarters to semesters, and here we are,” President Mitchell said in welcoming CSUB faculty and staff to the start of the academic year with his annual University Day address.
Convocation Weekend Welcomes New Students to CSUB
New Student Convocation Weekend promises to be an exciting time for students and their families, as they are welcomed to campus life, campus resources and the California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) culture. Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 will hold activities in various locations at CSUB as part of the New Student Convocation Weekend. This is a campus-wide celebration that will introduce first-time freshmen and transfer students to CSUB.
Chaos, Spiders, and Frogs at CSUB’s REVS UP Student Research Program
“Invasion of the Predatory Pirate Spiders.” “Bacterial Frogs Strike Back.” “The Killer Chokeberries.” While these could be B-Movie horror titles, they actually describe research high school students and incoming freshmen are conducting at CSUB’s REVS UP summer research program. During the four weeks of the Chevron-funded initiative, students conduct college-level, hands-on research in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.