Lecture: History of CSUSB

Michael BurgessJohn M. Pfau Library Presents:

The History of CSUSB, in Celebration of Homecoming Week

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
Lecture: Noon-1 p.m.
Presenter: Michael Burgess
Location: CSUSB/Pfau Library
PL-4005 (4th Floor)

Complimentary parking available; stop at the kiosk.

The presenter, Michael Burgess, speaks about the founding and development of California State University, San Bernardino. Burgess discusses in detail CSUSB’s creation as an educational institution by the state Legislature in 1960, to its official opening in 1965, to its elevation to university status in 1984. The lecture will also talk about how CSUSB has enhanced the lives of so many individuals in the Inland Empire during its 45 years of operation.

Michael Burgess was born in Japan, and has lived and traveled in Turkey and all around the U.S. He served as a librarian at Cal State San Bernardino for 40 years, from 1970-2010. He’s now working as a full-time writer and editor for Wildside Press in Maryland. He’s the author of more than 120 published books, including “The Coyote Chronicles: A Chronological History of California State University, San Bernardino, 1960-2010.”

If you have ideas for future lectures or would like to know more about upcoming events please e-mail Iwona Contreras icontrer@csusb.edu or call (909) 537-5102. The lectures are free to all students, staff, and employees and the community.

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