CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 12, No. 16, August 22, 2013

Cadets Return from Summer at Sea

Friends and family await the ship's arrival in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The California State University Maritime Academy’s annual summer training cruise takes cadets on an incredible educational journey as they prepare for careers in the maritime industry. More.

Super Saturday Empowers Families

Super Saturday attendee and CSU Dominguez Hills President Willie Hagan With more workshops, volunteers, sponsors, and future college students, this year’s Super Saturday was bigger and better than ever.

Nearly 3,000 middle and high school students and their families gathered at CSU Dominguez Hills for the event, which aims to equip students and their families with the tools and resources it takes to get to college. More.

Demolition Yields Research Opportunity

When CSU East Bay demolished its seismically unsafe Warren Hall August 17, the building's implosion produced energy similar to a small earthquake—creating the perfect opportunity to research the nearby Hayward Fault. More.

In Memoriam

The CSU lost an influential leader when Dr. Lee R. Kerschner passed away August 5 at the age of 82. Kerschner’s dedicated 45-year career in higher education began in 1961 at CSU Fullerton, where he was a founding member of the political science department.

Kerschner continued to serve the CSU in many roles including as statewide dean of faculty, CSU vice chancellor for administrative affairs, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, interim president of CSU Stanislaus, and special assistant to the President of the Cal Maritime.
Read his obituary here.


What's Tweeting

Chico State @chicostate: Chico State's outstanding #agriculture program attracts the biggest #scholarship in campus history:

Fresno State @Fresno_State: Congrats to #FresnoState alum Irvin Arroyo for being 1st recipient of WRPI/USDA Doctoral Scholarship! http://bit.ly/156Rge

Sacramento State @sacstate: See how Sac State helps deliver the state's only comprehensive repository of local election results. http://bit.ly/15L5y0y

Cal Poly @calpoly
We're excited to welcome 4,750 freshmen of the most diverse & academically successful class in university history! http://bit.ly/1cOtg39

Cal State Northridge @csunorthridge:
#CSUN signs declaration to encourage free access to research http://ow.ly/o4hR6

Where will an #SJSU degree take you? Meet Alumnus Andres Quintero of the San Jose Airport Commission. http://ow.ly/o6RZW

CSU Stanislaus @CSUStan: Students living on campus were busy moving in on Sunday, with help from their families and many volunteers. on.fb.me/19tNc99


CSU Stanislaus move-in day


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