EastBay Today

Posted August 1, 2018

Fall Convocation 2018

Staff, faculty to kick off 2018-19 school year Aug. 17 with annual event

President Leroy M. Morishita at the fall 2017 convocation ceremony.
Garvin Tso

Cal State East Bay will hold its annual fall convocation on the Hayward campus Friday, Aug. 17 in the University Theater. This year, the university is switching from quarters to semesters and welcoming 20 new faculty in 17 different departments.

All faculty and staff are invited to attend and the event will also be streamed live at the Concord campus. If the theater at the Hayward campus fills, an overflow room in the music building (MB 1055) will be available.

The ceremony will start promptly at 9 a.m. with an address from President Leroy M. Morishita, preceded by refreshments beginning at 8 a.m. in the theater courtyard.

The following new faculty members will be recognized:

Amy Below

Zahra Derakhshandeh

Eric Fox

Christine Gottlieb

Kristin Gustavson

Eric Haas

Aleksey Kocherzhenko

Juleen Lam

Cory LePage

Yen-Chun (Jean) Lin

Katrina Nicholas

Richard Olmsted

Zachary Pietrantoni

Andrea Arauza Rivera

Shadi Roshandel

Michael Schmeltz

Ines Thiebaut

Negin Toosi

Heather Vilhauer

Li Zou

Questions about the event can be directed to Richard Watters at 510-885-3846.