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  • Information Systems Graduate Students Win Big!
    Graduate Students in Information Systems Yash Choksi, Tanvi Gawade, and Aakanksha Tasgaonkar won first prize at the Cyber Security & Awareness Fair and competition held on October 24th, 2019 at Cal Poly Pomona…
  • Data Analytics Workshop for Women
    Congratulations to the Department of Information Systems and Dr. Arun Aryal, Dalya Dauletbak, and Melanie Kim for setting up a grand event at Cal State LA on September 28, 2019.
  • CBE Graduate Student Receives Outstanding Paper Award
    Computer Information Systems (CIS) graduate student Dalyapraz Dauletbak received an Outstanding Paper Award at The 14th Asia Pacific International Conference on Information Science and Technology (APIC-IST 2019).
  • Teacher and Student Excel Together
    Congratulations to CBE graduate student Parkev Tatevosian and Finance faculty member Dr. Yalan Feng for passing the level three Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program exam.
  • Welcome back Fall 2019
    The College of Business and Economics (CBE) recognizes the importance of starting the year right. That’s why they started the week with an event to welcome back all the staff and faculty.
  • Dr. Shikha Upadhyaya
    Congratulations to the Department of Marketing faculty member Dr. Shikha Upadhyaya who was selected as the 2018-2020 Faculty Fellows for the Public Good. Her work exemplifies the spirit of the CBE.
  • 2019 Business Pitch
  • Spring ODE Induction
    The Spring ODE Induction Lunch was a happy time for everyone. There were new members, old members, faculty and staff. The ODE welcomed Pat Tom, who retired last year after serving many years as the department secretary. Dr. Ed Hsieh will be joining Pat in retirement but has plans to continue teaching half-time for a few years. Dr. Andy Winnick joined the ODE after fully retiring last year.
  • 2019 Spring College Celebration and Recognition
    On May 9th in the Golden Eagle Ballroom, we held our Spring Celebration to recognize our fellow staff and faculty for their outstanding achievements, as well as our students for their extraordinary performances in the different competitions in the College of Business and Economics.
  • john gerro real estate symposium 2019
    The 2019 John Gerro Business Symposium was held on Friday, March 8th, 2019. The annual symposium attracts industry leaders from notable real estate organizations, developers, major property owners, entrepreneurs, and related service-oriented entities.
  • MBA Students win second place in Inter-Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC)
    MBA students - Josue Arvayza, Medrik Minassian, Hrag Kartounian, Jiahui Hong, Argenis Ruvalcaba - won second place in the 55th Inter-Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC)
  • Womxn in Leadership Panel
    The Career Development Center and the College of Business and Economics were thrilled to present the first-ever Womxn in Leadership Panel on April 20th, 2019. The event brought together the best leaders in a variety of industries, such as tech, finance, entertainment, entrepreneurship, retail, and food.  
  • Healthcare Management Students Win Western Regional College Bowl
    Congratulations to the Cal State LA team! You have made Cal State LA, the CBE and MSHCM Program proud!  
  • FMA Competition 2019
    Cal State LA FMA Ranked 9th place on the Financial Quiz Competition 2019 at Finance Leaders' Conference in New York 
  • Best Mentored Case Award
    Ellen Drost and her student Ezra Pugh were awarded the Best Mentored Case award at the 2019 Western Casewriters Association Conference (WCA) on March 7, 2019... 
  • Transfer retention rate rises
    The Cal State LA University Times recently featured an article on Transfer Student Retention that highlights the work that advisors are doing in the CBE Advisement Center... 
  • Congratulations to Dr. Silvia Martin
    Assistant Marketing professor Silvia Martin who was just elected 2018-19 President of the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators (ACME) …
  • AMA Collegiate Chapter at California State university Los Angeles
    Congratulations to the student-led organizations M.A.R.S and Marketing Club which become joint leaders of the collegiate chapter of American Marketing Association (AMA) at Cal State LA ...



  • Partnering with Professional Organizations–SHRM
    This fall the CBE renewed its Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) alignment status which allows Human Resource Management students at Cal State LA...
  • 2017 Outstanding Professor, Dr. Nada Ganesan
    Watch his journey ...
  • Looking Back to 1992 Civil Unrest
    Examining progress and opportunities in the impacted communities since the 1992 LA Riots, 25 years later looking back to 1992 Civil unrest ...
  • Professor for a Day
    A big thank you to Cástulo de la Rocha, President and CEO of AltaMed Health Services for speaking to our Healthcare Management students as part of our Professor for a Day series ...
  • Business Pitch Teams Succeed Beyond the Pitch
    Join a Night of Success and Inspiration. With the 2018 pitch next week, learn from previous teams where this year’s winners may go ...
  • CBE Athlete Received the Billie Jean King Scholarship
    Congratulations to Finance major student Sam Croucher who received the Billie Jean King scholarship ...
  • CBE, ECST and So Cal Gas Mix it Up
    Cal State LA alumni of the CBE and ECST working at the Gas Company joined members of the university to reconnect and learn about the exciting programs and ventures offered by the Gas Company ...
  • Celebrating Innovation and Creativity in November
    To honor Innovate L.A. month and Global Entrepreneur Week, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation hosted three events designed to create bridges for collaboration and inspiration...
  • Marketing Students Earn Rising Stars Award at ICSC
    Grace Flores and Greg Garcia stand out as Rising Stars at the International Collegiate Sales Competition in Florida. Dr. Carlin Nguyen mentored the team for the CBE’s first time attending the invitation only event ...
  • Cal State LA Names New College of Business and Economics Dean
    Rami Maysami provides students with opportunities for success...
  • ALPFA Wins #1 National Student Chapter
    The members of the Cal State LA chapter of ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals for America) exceeded their expectations in August when they earned both the National and Western Regional Student Chapter of the Year Awards for 2017...
  • Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nina O'Brien
    Check out Dr. O’Brien’s recent publication on economic incentives in the American film industry ...
  • Alumni Spotlight - Mike Sarian
    Michael Sarian, is a classic Cal State LA success story.  An immigrant who came to America at 16 then graduated from Cal State LA with a BS in Business Administration (1983), has “done good” as a successful businessman and community supporter in Southern California...
  • Healthcare management students shine
    Congratulations to the CBE’s Graduate Healthcare Management team who continue to place in the top 3 teams at the 2017 Western Region College Bowl Case Study Competition...  
  • Cal State LA takes top prize in L.A. Mayor's Cup competition 
    California State University, Los Angeles won the grand prize of $25,000 in the first-ever L.A. Mayor's Cup, a competition in which university students create innovative solutions to vexing civic problems.
  • U.S. News & Report
    Cal State LA and the College of Business & Economics continue to rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Best College’s list, according to the publication’s 2017 edition...
  • HCM College Bowl 2017
    Healthcare Management students Continue to Shine in the Western Region College Bowl ...
  • CBE students take top prize in L.A. Mayor's Cup competition
    ECCO club members took home the grand prize of $25,000 in the first-ever L.A. Mayor's Cup, a competition in which university students create innovative solutions to vexing civic problems ...
  • Festie Takes 1st Place in the 2017 Business Pitch
    in its fifth year, the CBE’s Business Pitch showcased six finalists competing for the chance to earn funds that could help them build their start-up businesses ...
  • Congratulations to Ryan Barbonio
    Recent graduate Ryan Barbonio landed a dream job at Google. Now he’s sharing his tips with us ...
  • John Gerro Real Estate Symposium
    The CBE held its first John Gerro Real Estate Symposium at the JW Marriott in Downtown L.A. on January 19th.  The event featured speakers and panels covering perspectives of downtown Los Angeles real estate development ...
  • Women in Data Science (WiDS) 2017
    Come to a FREE women in data science event where you will learn a unique insight into real-world data science application & how companies are leveraging data science for success ..
  • John Gerro Symposium
    Come join developers of large downtown projects and discuss how the ​changing downtown LA skyline is reshaping urban space and how people work and live ...
  • Meet the Firms
    Beta Alpha Psi hosted it's annual Meet the Firms event which is an opportunity for accounting students to network with some of the biggest accounting firms in the Los Angeles area ...
  • Samantha Lee
    Cal State LA student excelled in the classroom and on the basketball court...
  • Yuxing Jin
    Army veteran found support and success at Cal State LA.
  • Shahin Hemat
    Cal State LA soccer player honored for his excellence in the classroom...
  • New Director of Graduate Studies
    I am pleased to announce that Dr. Steve McGuire has been appointed as the Director of Graduate Studies in the College of Business & Economics effective Fall 2016 ...
  • Golf with the Dean
    The CBE’s Golf with the Dean is an opportunity for students to earn free golf lessons and network with Cal State LA alumni and Dean James Goodrich ...
  • Congratulations to scholarship winners
    Congratulations to CalCPA scholarship recipients Han Nguyen, Lina Truong, Carlos David, and Tianpei Li! ...
  • Congratulations to Susan Bergstrom!
    This year Cal State LA celebrated the 18th Annual Distinguished Women Awards and recognized Susan Bergstrom for her years of service and the positive impact she continues to have on the CBE. Congratulations, Sue! Thank you for everything you do ...
  • This Mother-Daughter Duo Started With Nothing, but Now Own Company Worth Millions
    A mother-daughter duo in the San Fernando Valley started with nothing and worked to achieve the American dream ...




  • Meet the Firms, September 24, 2014
  • Economics department hosted a University Symposium on FOMC simulation Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in the Golden Eagle Ballroom (Read more about FOMC)
  • Dr. Wang hosts IBM Cognos training session for faculty bringing the business intelligence software to the CBE on July 16, 2014. (Read more the training)
  • The Fast Pitch competition, April 23, 2014 (Read more about the Pitch)
  • CBE co-producing a journal on international business. The journal hosted a symposium on international and interdisciplinary business research at the Cal State L.A. campus September 17-19, 2014 (Read more about the symposium)