CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 12, No. 17, September 6, 2013

Dorms Pave Way for Student Success

Residence Halls Acclimating Students to Campus

For most CSU campuses, fall 2013 is underway and excitement for the new academic year has the universities buzzing. With numerous campuses welcoming their largest and most diverse classes in university history, many have enhanced their university housing services and developed new residential living activities to help undergraduates meet fellow scholars and transition into college life. More.

Setting the Tone for 2013-14

In the beginning of each academic year, the president from every CSU campus addresses his/her respective campus community with thoughts about the past year’s achievements and goals for the upcoming year. Their enthusiasm about their university is contagious, and their words inspire the campus community to strive toward academic excellence. More.

Humanities Making Global Connections

Humanities Making Global ConnectionsThe study of literature makes the words of Shakespeare come to life. Philosophy provides a gateway to understanding the human existence. Religious Studies offer an integrated approach to understanding world cultures. Whether it is studying the classics, culture or history, the disciplines of humanities across the CSU give students the cross cultural and interdisciplinary foundation that enables them to excel in any profession. More.



Fundraising Roundup

Fresno State Receives $5 MIL for Scholarships

Fresno State alumnus John W. Long left his $5 million estate to the university to fund full-tuition scholarships for Fresno State students. More.

Chico State Awarded $2 MIL Endowment

Chico State received a $2 million scholarship gift for its agriculture students, establishing the largest scholarship endowment in the university's history. More.

CPP Get $1.2 MIL for Science, Engineering

Cal Poly Pomona alumnus John Flaig donated an estate gift of $1.2 million to endow scholarships for financially in-need students majoring in mathematics, statistics and mechanical engineering. More.

CSUN Obtains $50K for Senior Film Projects

CSU Northridge was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to support students working on their senior film projects. More.

Voices and Views

Carol Kiliany’s son, David Garcia, with Dirtbag Camp coach Juan Favela (Cal State Long Beach graduate and former baseball player) whom David and the other kids call Big Bird

Featured Post: From Baseball Camp to College

Student athletes serving as counselors at Cal State Long Beach’s Dirtbag Camp make connections with youth, encouraging them to go to college.


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