Summary: This Week’s Virtual Events

All times are PST.


What’s the Scoop by ASUR Social Affairs

Tuesday, February 23 @ 5:00 p.m. via WebEx

Monthly Happy Hour/Ice Cream Social featuring a University update followed by breakout rooms. This event will feature Donna Eddleman, Ed.D, University Dean of Student Affairs, who will share updates regarding the campus reopening. Learn about our preparations, safety protocols, student activities, athletics and food service adjustments, and hear from current students living on campus.

Register for the event at this address.


Afro-Indigeneity: The Meaning and Possibilities of Our Shared Futures by Native Student Programs 

Tuesday, February 23 @ 6:00 p.m.

This event will feature a lecture by Dr. Kyle Mays, a faculty member at UCLA. You can R.S.V.P. at and the event will also be available by live stream on the Native Bulldogs Facebook page.


An Overview of the State of California Policy Outlook by Alumni Relations

Wednesday, February 24 @ 12:00 p.m. via WebEx

Presenters from AICCU – Alex Graves, Vice President for Government Relations and Thomas Vu, Vice President for Policy.

Featuring two legislative/ policy experts on the legislative agenda for California, AICCU staff member Thomas Vu and Alex Graves. The panelists will discuss the California state legislative agenda with a focus on educational policy in the COVID era.

Register for the event at this address.


Fellowships and Scholarships Faculty Panel by ASUR

Wednesday, February 24 @ 4:00 p.m. via Zoom

Attention Juniors and Seniors!  Please join a panel of faculty members to learn about fellowship and scholarship opportunities.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 981 014 8116


Innovation of Business Leaders in the African Diaspora: They Created Their Paths. Their Own Way by Campus Diversity and Inclusion and the Black Student, Faculty, Staff, and Administrators Association

Wednesday, February 24 @ 7:00 p.m via Zoom

A panel of four African-American business leaders—Mr. Tavis Banks, Dr. Sean McHenry, Dr. Shindale Seale, and Ms. Coco LaRain Veira—will present their unique paths to success.

Go to and enter Meeting ID 870 1887 1833 to register for the event.


Johnston Alumni Kathryn Green Lecture: Kelsey Myers ’01 with Nikki Ramirez ’21

Thursday February 25 @ 4:00 PM

Join the Johnston community for an event highlighting Kelsey Myers ’01, Emmy award-winning journalist and current Senior Media Strategist at Esri. Kelsey will be interviewed by current student Nikki Ramirez ’22.

Join the event with this link. 


Writer’s Room: The Creative Process by Alumni Relations

Friday, February 26 at 12:00 p.m. via WebEx

Following the popularity of the Homecoming Writer’s room, the university is making this a series. Whether you are an aspiring author, seasoned professional, or student, you are invited to gather, network and learn. 

The first event on Friday, February 26 will focus on the creative process. How do you prioritize what comes first? To outline or not to outline? How long should the manuscript be and how do you begin editing? What is the approach for different genres?

Featured authors:

Marjetta Geerling ’95 – Fiction, Romantic Comedy

Dr. Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle ’87 – Academic Textbooks, Children’s Fiction

Dev Jannerson ’08 – Young Adult LGBTQ Fiction, Poetry

Register for the event at this address.


Photo by Trueman Andrews-Gibson.