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CSUSB center recognized for accelerating Latino student success

The Undocumented Student Success Center (USSC) at Cal State San Bernardino has been named one of “20 Programs to Watch” by Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating Latino success in higher education. The USSC is one of 20 other higher education programs around the country recognized by Excelencia in Education for accelerating student success. The nonprofit has also named 16 initiatives at the college level as the 2019 Examples of Excelencia finalists. “This is wonderful news and an acknowledgement of the hard work and dedication of the Undocumented Student Success Center’s leadership, staff and students,” said CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales. “It’s also a tribute to all our faculty and staff who support the center. The center is an exceptional example of our ongoing mission to help students excel.” “By promoting and celebrating what works in serving Latino students in higher education, Excelencia increases awareness about the positive impact of the growth of the Latino population and programs that serve them well,” said Sarita Brown, president of Excelencia in Education. “Examples of Excelencia inspires leaders to implement innovations that can serve all…

Music Changing Lives to host 4th Annual Celebrity Basketball Game to benefit youth music, art programs

Music Changing Lives, (MCL) will host their 4th annual “Ball 4 A Cause,” a celebrity basketball game to support their music and arts program for local youth. The game will take place at the Redlands Community Center, located at 111 W. Lugonia Ave. Redlands, CA 92374 on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 12pm-4pm. This exciting event will include an incredible half-time show with live performances, special guests, studio tours, raffles and activities for the entire family. Red carpet festivities and media interviews take place from 12pm-1pm and guests are encouraged to arrive early.  Hitting the court and the stage is hot new artist El-Jay, who will be performing his hit single, “My Bae Remix” featuring Shorty Mack. El-Jay won the Hollywood Music Media Award for Best Rap/Hiphop for his “My Bae Remix” single with 41 million streams.  He performed at the 2019 Spotlight China Awards and his new hit single “Special” is hitting top 40 Radio. Other incredible talent hitting the court is actor, model, celebrity host  and former pro basketball player, Newton Mayenge; celebrity host/TV personality Latricia Renee; and LA radio personality ‘Jay Q’.…

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