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Sociology at CSUSB was well-represented at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association in Portland, OR in April, 2017.  Presenters included: Drs. Marcia Marx, Karen Robinson, Mary Texeira, and Elsa Valdez. 

Congratulations to Alissa Kowlaksi for earning the Highest Sociology GPA Award, to Karen Watkins for the Outstanding Service Award, to Maria Acevedo, the 2017 Dr. Dominic Bulgarella Scholarship recipient, and to Samantha Valdez who received an Honorable Mention for the 2017 Dr. Dominic Burgarella Scholarship Competition.

José Muñoz was awarded the RWJF's New Connections Publication Support Award for his co-authored work with José Collazo. The award will support their paper titled "Promoting Health from Outside the State: La Comunidad, Migrants, and Hometown Associations."

Geraldine Fike, Dawn Blue, Guillermo Escalante, Yeon Kim, and José Muñoz were awarded $52,000 from CSUSB’s Vital and Enhanced Technologies Initiative.  The project is titled “Simulation as a Multidisciplinary Team Approach in Health Care Programs in an Urban University Setting."

José Muñoz will participate in the RWJF's New Connections Program Scholar Writing Retreat this summer in Denver.

José Muñoz was awarded funds from CSUSB's Student Success Initiative Committee (2017-2018). The funds will support his professional development program which will serve undergraduate and graduate students.

José Muñoz was accepted for the New Connections Tenth Annual Research and Coaching Clinic. José was invited to receive guidance on his R15 NIH grant application.

Annika Anderson was awarded a $71,421 grant from The Opportunity Institute to launch a campus-based reentry program.

James Fenelon published Redskins? Sports Mascots, Indian Nations and White Racism, (foreword Joe R. Feagin), New York, NY: Routledge in 2016.