- Dr. Jamal Cooks has published an article with Dr. Anita Sunseri, “Leveling the playing field: The efficacy of thinking maps on English language learner student’s writing.” The CATESOL Journal, 25,1, 24-40 in 2014.
- Dr. Jamal Cooks serves as Editor-in-Chief, Center for Scholastic Inquiry (CSI)- International, CSI Journal of Education, Business, and Social Sciences (Editor-in Chief)- 2013-present
- Dr. Jamal Cooks was the keynote speaker at the annual luncheon of the Jackie Robinson Foundation in July 2014. His talk was titled, “Walking the Line: Undergraduate Mentorship and Leadership Development
- Dr. Gilda Bloom is completing her second term (2012-2015) on the National Education Association Board of Directors as the Higher Education Director for the State of California.