CSU Social Media Portal
The various CSU social media platforms highlight unique programs from all 23 CSU campuses and systemwide news and updates. Whether it is receiving real-time news through Twitter and Facebook or learning about the impacts our students and faculty are making on the science frontier from the Science & the CSU blog, the CSU's social media sites and blogs detail the latest happenings around the CSU.
By Richard Torres Student Assessment and Educational Measurement, Orange Unified School District I was never much of a student. The “one teacher who sparked a love for learning” never entered my life. However, when my parents gave me an ultimatum and a choice between work or school, I chose to attend college as a way […]
By Thais Rodriguez Junior, Garey High School in Pomona Upward Bound has brought me to great heights—and my internship at the CSU Advocacy and State Relations Office has brought me even higher. I first joined Upward Bound after seeing all the opportunities that my older brother received through the program. We come from a low-income […]
Since 1958, the California State Student Association (CSSA) has been at the forefront of providing student advocacy at the university and legislative levels. The CSSA consists of two student leaders from each of the system’s 23 campuses – the Associated Students president and a designated CSSA representative. As the collective voice of the CSU student […]
The CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science and Technology (COAST) was part of a panel on climate change hosted by U.S. Congressman Alan Lowenthal in Long Beach September 2. COAST Director Krista Kamer informed Lowenthal and local leaders about what the program is doing to tackle climate change statewide and how lawmakers can use the […]
Two CSU professors are leading innovative sea slug research to help cure one of the world’s most deadly diseases: cancer. Cal State L.A. Biological Sciences Professor Patrick Krug, PhD, and Cal Poly Pomona Biological Sciences Associate Professor Ángel A. Valdés, PhD, are among the handful of scientists studying seas slugs to uncover medical mysteries and […]
CSU campuses are essentially small cities that provide the perfect “living lab” for future engineers, water resource professionals, urban planners and environmentalists. When academic programs collaborate with campus facilities, faculty and students engage in hands-on research that makes campuses more sustainable—and students go into the workforce prepared to solve real-world problems. Read more.
With Commencement 2015, the California State University will reach a major milestone-exceeding three million alumni worldwide. One out of every twenty Americans with a college degree earned that degree at the CSU. CSU alumni are making profound contributions to California and the nation in such fields as business, engineering, agriculture, education, hospitality, tourism, entertainment, athletics […]
Last week, the White House and Senate Democrats made a push to provide relief to varying cohorts of former students with student loan debt.Â OnÂ June 9, President Obama signed an Executive Order aimed at potentially easing student loan repayment for millions of past borrowers.Â The order directs the Department of Education to expand its most generous income-based […]
This month the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee continued its consideration of the Higher Education Act (HEA) with two moreÂ “Round Table” hearings on the subjects of Minority Serving Intuitions (MSIs) and veterans’ education. In a departure from previous practice, the hearings were not presided over by HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) […]