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June 2017

CSUCI Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics receives national accreditation

CSU Channel Islands Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics (Smith School) is pleased to announce that its business degree programs have been awarded accreditation by the  Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs  (ACBSP). This most recent achievement earned by CSUCI is in addition to the university's overall accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges ( WASC ).

The following business programs at CSU Channel Islands are accredited by ACBSP:
BS in Business
Master of Business Administration
Dual MS Biotechnology/Master of Business Administration  
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Scenes from the 1st All Graduate Programs Mixer     


CSUCI receives $100,000 endowed Nursing scholarship from Grossman
Courtesy of CI Communication & Marketing

Camarillo, Calif., May 15, 2017 - CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Nursing scholars in financial need will be able apply for a scholarship from the Dr. Richard Grossman Community Foundation beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.
The scholarship is possible because of a generous $100,000 donation from the Grossman Foundation that was presented April 20 at the 13 th Annual Business & Technology Partnership Leadership Dinner at the Westlake Inn in Westlake Village.
The Dr. Richard Grossman Endowed Nursing Scholarship was presented in conjunction with the late Lon Morton, former Grossman Foundation board member and CEO & Co-Chief Investment Officer of Morton Capital Management.
Morton, a longtime friend of the late Dr. Grossman's wife, Elizabeth Rice Grossman, suggested to the Grossman Foundation Board that the contribution be made to CSUCI's nursing program. read more 

These Extended University students were recently spotlighted in Extended University's  Feature Friday,  a campaign that showcases students who are  channeling their potential  through CSU Channel Islands.

    Samir had this to say about himself and CI's MBA program: 
 "As an International student, I'm not given a long time to be in this country. Every day is a challenge for me to achieve something here and to use the opportunities that are presented to me. We may not always see them, but they're there. My challenge is to utilize every opportunity." 

Shelby had this to say about CI's MS Biotechnology program:
"Extended University instilled confidence that I can balance multiple things, prepare for my future, and obtain background knowledge in the industry." 

Goleta campus BA Psychology students present their
research at Spring Psychology Poster Presentations
 (from l to r): Carminia Coronado, Mariah Mchugh,      Senorina Arroyo, Virginia Rivera                          

(from l to r): Destiny Flores, Summer Spencer, Katianne Brent, Brooke Lozier
 (from l to r): Alexa Wagner, Patricia Iozzia, Ayla   Arreguin

(from l to r): Thomas Emma, Priscilla Rivero, Cordero Corbin


Writing and presentation 
support  services for students

CI's Writing & Multiliteracy Center can help you gain confidence and be more effective in writing, speaking, and communicating using visual and digital media. Access our services online or in person. 

Call us at 805-437-8934 or visit us online at to make an appointment


Graduate Information Sessions
Undergraduate Information Sessions
MBA at Thousand Oaks
Thursday, June 8, 6:00-7:00pm 
Monday, July 10, 6:00-7:00pm 
Thousand Oaks Campus

Wednesday, June 21, 6:00-7:00pm
(online via Zoom)

MBA at Santa Barbara
Wednesday, June 21, 6:00-7:00pm
(online via Zoom)

Tuesday, July 25, 5:30-6:30pm
(online via Zoom)

MS Biotechnology/MBA Dual Degree
Thursday, July 13, 6:00-7:00pm
Thousand Oaks Campus

MS Biotechnology
Thursday, July 13, 6:00-7:00pm
Thousand Oaks Campus

MS Computer Science
Tuesday, July 11, 6:00-7:00pm 
(Online via Zoom)
MS Mathematics
Wednesday, July 12, 6:00-7:00pm 
( Online via Zoom)

BS Business at Santa Barbara 

Thousand Oaks/Camarillo 
Andrew Conley, MBA  
(805) 497-3921 

Santa Barbara/Goleta 
Melissa Whitacre, MBA 
(805) 312-6367 

Jeff Ziskin, Editor - CSU Channel Islands Extended University