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WATCH: CSU Grants Honorary Degrees to Japanese American Internees

Hundreds of students of Japanese ancestry who were removed from CSU campuses in 1941 - 1942 and forced to delay or abandon their college education while relocated in internment camps, will be granted California State University special honorary degrees. In this video, Chancellor Charles B. Reed invites the public to help identify individuals who qualify for the honorary degree by calling (562) 951-4723 or writing to

Press Release.