Two California State University, Long Beach faculty members have been selected as this year’s winners of the William and Edwyna Gilbert Award by the American Historical Association (AHA). Awarded annually, the Gilbert Prize is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to the teaching of history through the publication of journal articles.
Two Cal State Long Beach students took top prizes at the 7th annual National Health Disparities Conference in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, recently. Angelika Clarke, a master's student in public health and current medical student at Western University of Health Sciences, won first prize for the student poster presentations; and Eugenia Maravilla, a chemistry graduate student and Hispanic Health Opportunity Learning Alliance graduate mentor fellow, took third place for her poster.
A pair of Long Beach State women’s volleyball players were selected to the Big West Conference’s first team for their performances during the 2013 season while a couple of sophomores from the men’s water polo team received honorable mention honors in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Three of the four honorees will be returning to play for the 49ers next year.