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TBT (Throwback Thursday): John M. Pfau – CSUSB’s first president!

  On January 19, 1962, The California State College Board of Trustees selected John M. Pfau, Chair of the Social Sciences Division at Sonoma State College, as the first President of San Bernardino-Riverside State College. In a 1980 oral history

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TBT (Throwback Thursday) : the Student Organization Committee (1965)

On November 9, 1965 the first campus newspaper, Communique, published its first issue. Read the first campus newspaper here. It included an article on the new SOC (Student Organization Committee). Committee members elected Richard Bennecke (a junior transfer student from

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Library 50th Anniversary Exhibit

As the 50th Anniversary is upon us, check out the Library’s 50th Anniversary exhibit!  Showcasing the best over the last 50 years of CSUSB!  Exhibit is located on the first floor near the Reference Desk so check it out! Display

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TBT (Throwback Thursday): Before we were here…

…in the 1940s, education experts in California sounded the warning: California did not have the capacity to provide college education for the students who would graduate from highschool in the early 1960s. Dr. George D. Strayer, professor emeritus of education

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