College of Professional & International Education

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Transportation students from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and the University of Southern California (USC) were recently sponsored to attend the 'Update with the Ports' event at the Women's Transportation Seminar, Los Angeles (WTS-LA). This lunch program, held at the Long Beach Westin on May 22, 2019, featured a discussion of current and upcoming projects, innovations, and improvements at each of the local ports.

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On April 10th, 2019, the Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT) invited 9th and 10th grade students from Cabrillo High School’s Academy of Global Logistics (AGL) to learn about pathways to careers in logistics and supply chain management, as part of a tour of the campus at California State University, Long Beach. Students watched a short video about supply chain management and listened to a panel discussion, where they heard from current students and recent graduates.

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​The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) SoCal Roundtable held its 7th annual Women and Men Leaders in Supply Chain and Scholarship Award event on December 5, 2018. The event included a panel discussion focused on career strategies for men and women and also discussed education, mentorship, women in leadership, and overcoming workplace bias.  CSCMP SoCal Roundtable also awarded scholarships to students pursuing careers in the Supply Chain field. CSULB Master of Supply Chain Management (MSSCM) student Chau Vo was awarded a scholarship to support her in pursuing her degree.

IANA Expo 2018_600.jpgStudents from the Port of Long Beach Academy of Global Logistics (AGL) at Cabrillo High School experienced the world of intermodal operations first-hand at the IANA Intermodal Expo 2018. Organized by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA), this three-day event was held at the Long Beach Convention Center on September 16-18, providing a platform for students and industry to learn about trends in intermodal operations. They also had the opportunity to engage with industry executives, experts, and thought leaders from around the country. 

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PHOTO: MSGISci program alumni (L-R) Benjamin Olson and Sean Reseigh at their 2018 graduation ceremony


The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is the nation's largest metropolitan planning organization, representing 191 cities and more than 18 million residents, and it creates a variety of planning and policy initiatives to encourage sustainability in the region. At SCAG’s 53rd Regional Conference and General Assembly in May, two recent CSULB grads and CITT research assistants were chosen as finalists for the prestigious Esri Story Map Competition.

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PHOTO: CITT Marine Terminal Operations Professional (MTOP) and Global Logistics Specialist (GLS) instructors Dave Wear and Brandon Lecou.

Students in the Port of Long Beach (POLB) Academy of Global Logistics (AGL) at Cabrillo High School learned about the role of ocean carriers and marine terminal operations in global trade during a presentation and activity led by industry experts  and CITT Marine Terminal Operations Professional  (MTOP) and Global Logistics Specialist (GLS) instructors Dave Wear and Brandon Lecou.