Student Life

Graduate students at CSUSB are involved in a wide range of academic, career, and personal enrichment activities, developing real-world skills while enhancing their personal and professional lives. Our students are involved in research, teaching, study abroad, business development, and volunteer programs. Each quarter, we profile one of our outstanding students, offering you a glimpse of student life at CSUSB and the many possibilities available that extend beyond the classroom.


CSUSB Alumni Spotlight – Brittany Rios, M.A., Criminal Justice

Brittney RiosA 2017 graduate of the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program, Brittney Rios is now media specialist for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in the Public Affairs division. She says her experience at CSUSB and the encouragement and support she received from faculty helped her learn to take on new challenges, both in academics and her career. Read more about Brittany’s experience and recent successes!




CSUSB Alumni Spotlight – Rosyli Reveron-Thornton. M.S., Biology


Rosyli Video


Rosyli Reveron-Thornton, now at Stanford University School of Medicine, graduated from CSUSB with a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology. Rosyli master’s thesis won the 2014 Outstanding Thesis Award in the biological sciences, mathematical and physical sciences, life sciences and engineering category.

Previous Student Life Profiles

Matt McMilon (MFA, Studio Art, 2016) and Heather Roessler, (MFA, Studio Art, 2018)

Allan Peoples (M.B.A., 2015)

JP Whatford (M.A., English, 2015)