CSU Bakersfield Among Top Universities For Upward Mobility of Students
California State University, Bakersfield is one of the top universities in the nation for the upward mobility of its students, according to a new study that examines the “mobility rate” of every university and college in America.
Steve Bacon Appointed CSUB Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Education
After a national search, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Steve Bacon, Dean for the School of Social Sciences and Education (SSE). Bacon has served as Interim Dean for two terms: August 2016 to Present and November 2014 to July 2015. Prior to the interim role, Bacon served as Psychology Department Chair from 2007-2013 at CSUB and was a professor and lecturer in the department since 1995. He was also an instructor at Bakersfield College (BC) in the Department of Behavioral Sciences from 1994 to 1995.
CSUB Awarded Five-Year Grant to Continue CREST Program
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) with a five-year grant of as part of its Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program. This grant of $4,931,740 will continue development for the Center for Climate Science and Natural Resource Solutions for Water-Limited, Paired Mountain/Valley Systems under the CREST NSF Program, Phase II. It will focus on research topics aimed at better understanding the role of drought, evaluating potential responses, and assisting with adaptive planning in response to those changes.