CSU Leader
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Vol. 12, No. 21, November 7, 2013

CSU Veterans: Committed to Service, Education and Success

CSU Veterans: Committed to Service, Education and Success

The CSU is proud to educate the students, graduate the alumni and employ the faculty and staff who have courageously supported this country through their participation in the armed forces. Serving more than 13,000 active military members, veterans and their dependents, the CSU strives to be a national leader in providing an affordable, high-quality educational experience to veterans and their families. More.

“Troops to Trades” Training for Employment

As part of the CSU Apprenticeship Program, the recently launched “Troops to Trades” program offers military veterans the opportunity to develop unique trade skills that will help them excel in the workforce. More.

Celebrating Patriotism on Veterans Day

Veterans Day EventsCSU campuses all across California are hosting a multitude of events to honor America’s veterans for their courageousness, patriotism and willingness to serve and sacrifice for their country. All 23 CSU campuses and the CSU Chancellor’s Office will be closed on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day, and will be honoring the service of all U.S. military veterans with the following activities. Veterans Day Events.

CSU Trustees Approve 2014-15 State Budget Request

The CSU Board of Trustees approved its 2014-15 budget ask on Nov. 6, which requests that the Governor and Legislature provide an additional $237.6 million in state funding for the upcoming fiscal year. The expenditure plan focuses on funding to meet increasing enrollment demand, augmentations for student success and completion initiatives and a modest compensation increase. More.

CSU Launches Website Highlighting Distinguished Faculty

CSU Launches Website Highlighting Distinguished Faculty

The CSU unveiled the “Outstanding Faculty of the California State University” website during the Board of Trustees meeting on Nov. 5. The website highlights the CSU’s exemplary faculty who have been recognized in one or more of three main areas of faculty responsibility: teaching, scholarship and service to their campus and community. The website will initially showcase 56 distinguished faculty members from across the system. Outstanding Faculty Website.



In the News

SDSU Receives $8.5M for Heart Research

SDSU Receives $8.5M for Heart Research

The National Institutes of Health has awarded San Diego State an $8.5 million grant to better understand how the heart heals and ways stem cells can help the heart repair itself. More.

Cal Poly Architecture Program Achieves No. 1 in National Ranking

Cal Poly’s bachelor of architecture program moved to the No. 1 spot in DesignIntelligence’s latest rankings of the country’s top 20 architecture and design schools. More.

CSUDH Awarded Multimillion Grant for School Leadership Initiative

CSU Dominguez Hills has been awarded a multimillion dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement’s School Leadership Program. More.

SF State Provides Free Housing to Foster Youth

San Francisco State is the first public university in the country to offer free year-round housing to students who are former foster youth. More.

Cal Maritime Opens New Dining Center

Cal Maritime recently opened its new waterfront dining center. The 26,000 square foot Dining Center was designed to host conferences and events on campus, as well as daily meals for cadets. More.

Fuel Cell Now Operating at Cal State San Bernardino

Cal State San Bernardino recently marked the official installation of its fuel cell, making it the fifth California university with a Direct FuelCell installation. More.


Chancellor White at CSU San Marcos

Chancellor Timothy P. White has spoken with staff, sat in on faculty lectures and interacted with students during his campus tours. So far, he has completed 20 CSU campus visits and will round out his 23 campus tour at Fresno State, CSU Stanislaus and Cal State L.A this month.

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