CSU Leader
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Vol. 11, No. 15, July 19, 2012

CSU Considers Budget Alternatives

The CSU Board of Trustees discussed system budget options at its July 17 meeting and officials laid out some of the difficult choices ahead if voters don't approve Proposition 30 in November. More.

Brown Appoints Three Trustees

Lupe Garcia and Hugo MoralesGovernor Jerry Brown has appointed Lupe Garcia, Hugo Morales and James "Larry" Norton to the CSU Board of Trustees.

Lupe Garcia has served in multiple corporate counsel positions at Gap Inc. since 1999 and is a member of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Hugo Morales has been executive director at Radio Bilingüe Inc. since 1980 and served as an adjunct lecturer of the La Raza Studies Program at Fresno State.

James “Larry” Norton was principal at Norton and Associates from 1980 to 2007 and served as vice president at the Institute for Medical Sciences at the California Pacific Medical Center.

Meet the CSU's Olympic Team

The CSU's Olympic Team

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games begin July 27. Get to know Team CSU—18 CSU Olympians who’ll be going for the gold in London. More.

Campuses Alive with Art, Music

Students at Sacramento State's CalCap chamber music festival.CSU Summer Arts makes its debut at CSU Monterey Bay this month as it celebrates its 27th year. Several hundred students will spend two weeks participating in workshops taught by experts in subjects such as theater, dance, music, art, animation, writing and new media.

Summer is a popular time for students to explore and master the arts, and many other CSU campuses are also hosting workshops to help students sharpen their skills. More.


CSUN Wellness Effort Lauded by White House

A wellness program aimed at tackling childhood obesity is sending a CSU Northridge professor and some of his students to the White House to meet with First Lady Michelle Obama. More.

Cal State L.A. Students Plug in to the Future

A team of Cal State L.A. engineering students will be converting a car into a plug-in hybrid vehicle as part of a competition established by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors. More.

SF State Researcher Releases Results from National Bee Count

The results of a San Francisco State biologist’s nationwide science project add weight to the theory that habitat loss is one of the primary reasons for sharp declines in the population of bees. More.

CSUSM College Assistance Migrant Program Awarded $2.1 Million

CSU San Marcos’ College Assistance Migrant Program was awarded a U.S. Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education grant expected to be renewed for five years and total $2.1 million. More.

Fresno State Alumna Establishes Scholarship Program

Businesswoman and Fresno native Tamsen Munger pledged $100,000 to establish a scholarship endowment for Fresno State’s College of Science and Mathematics. More.

CSU Voices and Views blog

Featured Blog:
The Chemistry of Fun

See how faculty and students in CSU Bakersfield's chemistry department are getting local kids interested in science.


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