CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 13, No. 4, February 28, 2014

CSU Delegation Presses System & Campus Priorities at Hill Day

from left: CSU Trustee Debra S. Farar, Under Secretary Jamie Studley, CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, CSU Trustees Cipriano Vargas, Larry Norton, Talar Alexanian and Lou Monville

More than 85 CSU champions joined Chancellor Timothy P. White, CSU trustees, and campus presidents to promote increased funding of Pell Grants, the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and other federal priorities on Hill Day in Washington D.C. on Feb. 26. The advocacy teams also included alumni and more than 20 student leaders representing the California State Student Association. More.

CSU Research Drives Drought Solutions

CSU Research Drives Drought Solutions California is facing its most severe drought emergency in decades.

As we search for solutions to our state’s water woes, CSU researchers may have the answers. More.


CalStateTEACH Lauded with Prestigious National Honor

CalStateTEACH Lauded with Prestigious National Honor
The CSU’s CalStateTEACH teacher preparation program will be honored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education for its success in bridging the theory and practice of educator preparation through the use of technology. More.

NASA Launches Students into STEM

It was an experience for nearly 180 spellbound students at Cal State L.A. that can only be described as “out of this world”—a question and answer session with three astronauts from the International Space Station broadcast live on T.V. More.

NASA Launches Students into STEM



SF State Gift Enhances Center for Modern Greek Studies

The San Francisco State center will expand its academic programs and outreach thanks to a donation from the Modern Greek Studies Foundation. More.

HSU Launches Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences

Humboldt State launched an interdisciplinary institute for education and research in the marine and coastal sciences, which will expand understanding of a large and remote section of California coastline. More.

Grants Offer New Opportunities for Fresno State Nurse Practitioner Students

Fresno State was awarded nearly $300,000 in grants by the Song-Brown Commission to help fill a regional void of primary health care providers. More.

SSU Drives Grant for High School STEM Education

Two Sonoma State education groups have teamed up to win a $3 million U.S. Department of Education grant to implement an innovative curriculum that will bring hands-on science and engineering to local high schools. More.

Two CSUs Compete in National Solar Decathlon

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Sacramento State were selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon. The program challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. More.

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