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 Monica R. Correale Graduate student at Humboldt State University 2014 Trustee Emeritus Ali C. Razi Scholar Growing up, school was a safe place for me. Going to class was the best part of my day—not only because it challenged and excited me, but because it was a temporary relief from my home life. Child abuse, domestic violence, and [...]
San Francisco State student Laura Parada shares how studying in Florence continues to influence her as she nears graduation.
By Ian James Theatre Arts Student at Long Beach State Students, faculty coordinators and guest artists share how CSU Summer Arts has impacted their lives. I came to Summer Arts expecting to learn the basics about musical theatre and stage combat, but I have taken away more than I could have ever imagined. As a transfer student [...]
By Stephanie Thara CSU faculty members continue to make waves in the science community as five CSU researchers have won a prestigious grant of nearly $900,000 from the National Science Foundation to conduct collaborative research on ocean acidification and hypoxia. Dr. Scott Hamilton from Moss Landing Marine Laboratory-San Jose State, Dr. Cheryl Logan from CSU [...]
CSU Monterey Bay Graduate Student Emily Aiken will be developing innovative technology to further advance research on the wonders of the deep sea thanks to the 2014 Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship. Awarded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, this year’s scholarship was awarded to only three graduate-level students [...]
CSU campuses are hotbeds for innovation: campus resources and faculty mentorship gives students the support system to develop into entrepreneurs, while faculty research provides solutions and innovations to meet the needs of California’s changing economy. Here are 10 inventions—ranging from scientific and medical breakthroughs to everyday household items—that you may not know came from the [...]
Last week, the White House and Senate Democrats made a push to provide relief to varying cohorts of former students with student loan debt. On June 9, President Obama signed an Executive Order aimed at potentially easing student loan repayment for millions of past borrowers. 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 more “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) [...]
On May 1, surrounded by students and recent graduates of the California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) systems, Reps. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) and Jeff Denham (R-Hawthorne) announced the creation of the California Public Higher Education Caucus (CPHEC). Bera and Denham said CPHEC will advocate for the UC and CSU “schools and their students and support improvements [...]