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Issue #34
January 2013


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Parents Completing PIQE Program Honored
by Actress Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria congratulates parents at Animo HS

Actress, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria congratulates mothers who completed the 9-week Parent Institute for Quality Education program at Green Dot's Animo Locke Tech Charter High School. Next to Ms. Longoria is Blain Watson the school principal.

Program Strives to Create College-Going Culture

Approximately 67 parents received the completion certificate of the Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) program at Animo Locke Tech Charter High School on Dec. 11.

Ms. Longoria delivered the keynote address honoring parents, many of whom were celebrating their first graduation of any kind. The PIQE program is one of Ms. Longoria’s philanthropic priorities.

The program is designed to empower parents to take a more active role in their children's education with the goal of earning a 4-year college degree.

The California State University has established PIQE programs at more than 115 public schools served by CSU campuses across the state.

Visit the CSU's External Relations website for more information on programs that serve diverse communities in California.

 

Deadline to Apply for Native American Accountants Scholarship is Feb. 1

The Egghart Certified Public Accountants Scholarship for Native American Accounting Students provides three awards of up to $5,000 each for the 2013 academic year.

As a competitive, merit-based scholarship, the Egghart Certified Public Accountants Scholarship for Native American Accounting Students was established to assist Native American students in pursuing their goals of higher education and accounting.

Download the application at http://www.egghart.com/scholarship

 

 

CSU and Churches Gear Up for 8th Annual Super Sunday

CSU Super Sunday

A host of CSU leaders will visit approximately 100 churches across the state during the 8th Annual CSU Super Sunday event in February.

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White will speak at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Bakersfield on Feb. 17 and at West Angeles Church of God In Christ in Los Angeles on Feb. 24.

To see the list of participating churches visit the Super Sunday website.

 

Governor Proposes $125.1 Million Budget Investment for California State University

Governor Brown’s 2013-2014 state budget proposal signals a renewed investment in higher education. Overall, the increase in state support for the CSU brings state funding levels to $2.2 billion for university programs and operations.

See press release  

 

Upcoming College Events and Fairs

February 17
Super Sunday, Northern California

February 24
Super Sunday, Southern California

April 15-16
HACU 18th National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Education

June 1
Journey to Success for Asian and Pacific Islander families in Southern California

 

 

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