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Sergio Manzo:

Student Success

Photo by: Ty Washington

Class of 2020 Criminal Justice Graduate Sergio Manzo is a future USC master's student whose passion, grit, and story inspires others to continue to dream and work hard to make those dreams come true. Manzo's story is an exceptional example of Cal State LA's mission of engagement, service and the public good. Manzo inspires to continue to live this mission as a social worker in juvenile services.


Aukera Inc.

Photo by: Aukera Inc.

The Cal State LA Biospace program provides emerging entrepreneurs with facilities, resources, training, and knowledge to launch startup ventures to promote a thriving bioscience ecosystem in the heart of Los Angeles.  This piece tells the story of the founders of Aukera Inc. who were part of the inaugural cohort of the program.


Destiny Calderon:

Student Success

Photo by: Ty Washington

Cal State LA selects exceptional students from different colleges that embody the ethos of the University: engagement, service and public good. Destiny Calderon certainly embodied that ethos. Through her passion for personal and professional development, she founded a marketing analytics student organization and helped develop a competition that connects students interested in research.

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