CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 12, No. 13, July 11, 2013

Enhancing Education During Summer

Cal Poly Pomona’s Summer Youth Sports Camps

Throughout the summer, CSU campuses host a variety of programs and activities that provide college students, as well as youth from the local community, an opportunity to expand their knowledge and talents. More.

Creating Logistics Professionals to Lead Global Deliveries

LogisticsThe United States spends nearly $1.3 trillion a year on the logistics industry, which equates to about 8.5 percent of the U.S. annual gross domestic product, according to the Annual State of Logistics Report. With the tremendous increase in domestic and international trade, the demand for highly-skilled logistics professionals has soared. The CSU has created programs and built centers and facilities to help develop and enhance the skills of individuals looking to become leaders in the logistics industry. More.

Two CSU Student-Athletes Chosen in NBA Draft

(left to right) Jamaal Franklin from San Diego State, James Ennis from Long Beach State

As the 41st pick overall, Jamaal Franklin from San Diego State was taken in the second round by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2013 NBA Draft.

Long Beach State senior wingman James Ennis was selected with the 50th overall pick in the second round of the 2013 NBA Draft, becoming the first 49er drafted since 1998. More.

CSUCI,CSUN Play Role in Landmark Study of Women

In collaboration with the Ventura County Commission for Women, alumnae from CSU Channel Islands and CSU Northridge played integral roles in the completion and release of the first comprehensive report ever conducted on women in the region. More.

 

 

Noteworthy

Fresno State Awarded $158K Clean Energy Grant

Fresno State was awarded $158,013 to support the local Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Industry Cluster. More.

CSU Receives $100K Award from 100Kin10

The CSU and Mathalicious will work with math teachers to improve instruction around the Common Core State Standards-Mathematics. More.

CSUN Students Win Top Honors in International Competition

CSUN's Scorpion Mobile Robot Team tied for second overall at the 21st annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition. From left: Hamid Johari, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, C.T. Lin, professor of mechanical engineering and the team's faculty adviser and student designers pose with the Scorpion mobile robot.

The CSU Northridge mechanical engineering team’s Scorpion mobile robot tied for second overall out of 52 entries at the 21st annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition. More.

Cal Poly-Born Startup Chosen for Incubator Program

InPress Technologies, a medical-device startup launched by Cal Poly students, has been chosen for a prestigious incubator program through the Fogarty Institute for Innovation. More.

CPP Professor Develops Proposal to Revive L.A. River

Cal Poly Pomona professor Meredith McKenzie created a proposal for the L.A. River Revitalization Project that provides solutions that turn the industrial intersection into an urban oasis. More.

CSU Voices & Views

Commencement 2013 at CSU Long Beach - from left to right: Steve, Nancy, Alison and Dan Yoho

Featured Post: A Solid Foundation

From mom and dad to son and daughter, each member of the Yoho family has found that the education they received from Cal State Long Beach has played a significant role in their career success and family life.

 

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