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Q & A with the CSU’s New Chair of Institutional Advancement

Upward Bound student Thais  Rodriguez finds her love for public policy while interning at the CSU Advocacy and State Relations Office in Sacramento.

Trustee Steven Stepanek, a CSUN alumnus with over 40 years of service at the CSU, was recently appointed Chair of the Committee on Institutional Advancement.

The Committee on Institutional Advancement of the Board of Trustees includes seven CSU trustees who review, discuss, and recommend action involving alumni affairs and charitable gifts made to the CSU. When individuals and companies make generous contributions to the university, a responsibility of the committee is to approve the naming of programs and facilities to honor these donors. Institutional Advancement is also responsible for arranging and managing CSU partnerships with a wide variety of regional groups. Trustee Steven Stepanek is the newly appointed chair of the committee, whose motivational force for serving is rooted in his 40-year history at the CSU. More …

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Creating a Community of “Cal State Locals”—in New York!

By Cristina Rosales
Alumna, California State University Northridge

Cristina Rosales, CSU volunteer and a member of CSU’s Class of 3 Million, with Aaron Moore, CSU’s director of alumni relations, during the 2011 Cal State Tri-State Alumni reception.

Cristina Rosales, CSU volunteer and a member of CSU’s Class of 3 Million, with Aaron Moore, CSU’s director of alumni relations, during the 2011 Cal State Tri-State Alumni reception.

I moved to New York City ten years ago to take on a job opportunity to work for a well-known investment bank, a chance I considered was a huge stepping stone for my professional career. I’ve always lived in Southern California and was looking for a dramatic change – so I jumped at the chance and moved across country to take on the job and most importantly the Big Apple. After five years working for the investment bank I, along with the numerous financial professionals, fell victim to the 2007-2008 market crash and had to scramble to land a new job. During my job search and after months of attending several networking events, whether it was through another university’s alumni or an industry-specific event, I realized that my own alumni university did not have a regional chapter in the city. How could this be?
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