University celebrates school spirit with ‘Coyote Pride Day’ on Oct. 27


School spirit is evident every day at Cal State San Bernardino, but it will be in full gear Saturday, Oct. 27, on Coyote Pride Day, featuring special activities throughout the day, including live entertainment, lectures and a CSUSB women’s volleyball game.

Coyote PRIDE Day 2012Open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community, Coyote Pride Day will kick off at 11 a.m. on the John M. Pfau Library lawn with carnival booths and inflatables, campus tours, food and music.

The free all-day event will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at various locations on campus, including the lawn in front of the Pfau Library, the Santos Manuel Student Union, the Robert and Frances Fullerton Art Museum (RAFFMA) and Coussoulis Arena. Complimentary parking will be available in lots D and E.

From 1:30-3:45 p.m., “Back to the Classroom” lectures will feature two of the university’s popular and engaging professors:

  • Brian Janiskee, chair of the Department of Political Science, will present an interactive look at the upcoming election in “Analysis of the 2012 Election.”
  • Biology professor Stuart Sumida will share how his paleontological and anatomical work have led him to be one of the most prominent anatomical consultants to animators and digital effects artists in Hollywood, Europe and Asia in “CSUSB Biology Around the World: from the USA to Europe; from San Bernardino to Hollywood.”

From 4-6 p.m. an alumni appreciation reception will be held at RAFFMA, where alumni and guests can mix, mingle and experience the museum’s newest exhibit, “Perspectives.”

The day’s events will conclude at 7 p.m. in Coussoulis Arena, where the Cal State San Bernardino women’s volleyball team will play Humboldt State’s Lumberjacks.

For more information, contact Beatriz Barragan at (909) 537-3700 or by e-mail at and visit the Coyote Pride Day website.

For more information on Cal State San Bernardino, contact the university’s Office of Public Affairs at (909) 537-5007 and visit news.csusb.