WHAT: Reaffirming the University's commitment to creating a "university of place" that works in partnership with the Los Angeles region, California State University, Los Angeles will officially open its new Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good on May 5.
This event kicks off a week-long celebration leading up to the May 9 investiture of William A. Covino as Cal State L.A.'s seventh president.
WHO: Joining President Covino at the grand opening will be Taffany Lim, who is the senior director of the Center. Lim has served the Los Angeles community for more than 20 years, with expertise in strategic planning, volunteer/board development, program management, fundraising and policy development. She was also a part-time instructor at Cal State L.A. for the Youth Agency Administration Certification Program. Most recently, she served as the associate director of the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute for Public Affairs.
WHEN: Monday, May 5, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Lower level of the Career Center at Cal State L.A.
Permit parking is available at Lots 5 and 7, and Parking Structure C.
MORE: The Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good at Cal State L.A. will advance the public good through multiple pathways that empower Cal State L.A. students to develop their capacity for public service, civic engagement, and community leadership.
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Working for California since 1947: California State University, Los Angeles is at the heart of a major metropolitan city, just five miles from Los Angeles’ civic and cultural center. More than 20,000 students and 230,000 alumni—with a wide variety of interests, ages and backgrounds—reflect the city’s dynamic mix of populations. Six Colleges offer nationally recognized science, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and humanities programs, among others, led by an award-winning faculty. Cal State L.A. is home to the critically-acclaimed Luckman Jazz Orchestra and to the Honors College for high-achieving students. Programs that provide exciting enrichment opportunities to students and community include a NASA-funded center for space research and a forensic science program, housed in the Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center. www.calstatela.edu