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Current News Releases and Stories 2009

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12/16/2009 Three More CSU Campuses Build Bridges to Stem-Cell Research: Story
12/16/2009 CSU Chancellor's Office Will Close Dec. 23, Reopen in the New Year: Story
12/1/2009 CSU Receives Record High Number of Applications During Priority Period: Story


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11/25/2009 HACU On the Road Makes a Stop at CSU Chancellor's Office: Story
11/24/2009 CSU Enters Last Week of Record-Breaking Priority Application Period: Story
11/20/2009 Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Student to CSU Board of Trustees: Story
11/20/2009 LISTEN: Early Planning and Applying Essential During Tight Budget Times: Podcast
11/18/2009 Herbert Carter Assumes Chair of CSU Board of Trustees: Press Release
11/17/2009 CSU Trustees Adopt 'Recover and Reinvest' Budget for 2010-11: Press Release
11/12/2009 FYI: CSU Board of Trustees Meeting - November 2009
11/12/2009 California State University Gets High Marks in Latest PPIC Poll, But Continued Budget Cuts Cause For Concern: Press Release
11/10/2009 CSU Officials Outline Enrollment Cuts and Preview 2010-2011 Budget: Press Release
11/5/2009 A Month of Honor and Remembrance at the CSU: Press Release
11/5/2009 Auction of "Thriller" Single Master to Benefit CSU Summer Arts: Story

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10/30/2009 CSU Provides Online Resource to Campuses Preparing for Flu Season: Story
10/28/2009 LISTEN: Budget Cuts, Reduced Enrollment Make Applying Early Crucial: Podcast
10/29/2009 Applications Show CSU's Apply Early Message is Reaching Diverse Communities: Story
10/28/2009 Moody's Confirms CSU Long-Term Debt Rating, Removes From Watchlist: Press Release
10/22/2009 New Honorary Degrees Site Tells Stories of Excellence: Story
10/22/2009 CSUCI, CSUDH, and SDSU Launch Certificate for High-Demand Biotech Professionals: Story | Press Release
10/22/2009 CSU Will Add Classes to School Schedules for Winter/Spring Terms: Press Release
10/19/2009 CSU Receives Federal Funding for Agricultural Research Initiative: Story
10/16/2009 CSU Applications Exceed 100,000 in First Two Weeks: Story
10/15/2009 CSU Community Partnerships Nearly Double, Student Service Growing Strong: Story | Press Release
10/14/2009 Study Supports Benefits of Community Service Learning for CSU Students: Story
10/13/2009 CSU Prepares Guidance Counselors for Upcoming Year: Story
10/2/2009 UPDATE: College Transfer Applications Almost Triple During First Week: Story
10/7/2009 WATCH: CSU Chancellor and CSSA President Discuss New Year: Story
10/2/2009 UPDATE: Record Opening Day: 25,000 CSU Applications in 24 Hours: Story
10/2/2009 CSU Awarded $35 Million in Federal Funding to Enhance Teacher Quality Programs: Story | Press Release
10/2/2009 CSU Student Selected as NASA Scholar: Story
10/1/2009 SF State Garden of Remembrance Honors Nisei Students: Story
10/1/2009 CSU Opens Priority Application Today for Fall 2010: Press Release

Date Headline
9/25/2009 CSU Scholars Honored by Trustees for Achievement and Perseverance: Press Release
9/25/2009 CSU Grants Honorary Degrees to Japanese American Internees: Story
9/23/2009 CSU Campuses Report a Reduction in Alcohol Abuse by Students: Story | Press Release
9/23/2009 CSU Grants Honorary Degrees to Japanese American Internees: Story
9/22/2009 Assemblymember Warren T. Furutani to address CSU Board of Trustees in Support of Proposal to Grant Honorary Degrees to WWII Internees: Press Release
9/17/2009 CSU, Social Innovation Generation will Create Green Jobs and Social Business Solutions: Story
9/17/2009 CSU to Honor 2009-10 Hearst/CSU Trustees' Award Recipients Story | Press Release
9/16/2009 FYI: CSU Board of Trustees Meeting - September 2009
9/14/2009 CSU Seeks $77.5 Million from Stimulus to Increase Energy IQ: Story | Full Release
9/10/2009 CSU, Boeing Foundation Team Up to Support Science Teachers: Story
9/10/2009 CSU Launches Hospitality Initiative Web Site: Story
9/10/2009 CSU Trustees Consider Granting Degrees to WWII Internees: Story | Press Release
9/4/2009 Members of State Employees Trade Council Ratify Tentative Agreement for 2009-2010


Date Headline
8/24/2009 CSU Super Saturday Helps Parents and Students Plan Early for College
8/21/2009 State Employees Trades Council Reaches Tentative Contract Agreement with California State University
8/19/2009 Record Number of 11th Graders Test Their College Readiness
8/17/2009 Thousands of Hispanic Parents Expected at CSU Dominguez Hills on Aug. 22 to get Acquainted with Steps to College in California
Story: Thousands of Latinos Learned the Benefits of Early Preparation for College at Education Fair


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7/31/2009 Update: California Clarifies Benefits for CSU Students
Receiving Cal Grants
7/29/2009 California Faculty Association Ratifies Furlough Agreement
7/29/2009 California State University Students' Financial Aid Packages Will Be Updated
7/27/2009 California State University Trustees Express Confidence in Chancellor As System Addresses Massive $584 Million Budget Cut
7/24/2009 Members of California Faculty Association Vote to Accept Furloughs Other Union Employees, Management and Non-Represented
7/21/2009 CSU Trustees Increase Student Fees for 2009-10 as Part of Overall Plan to Address Massive Budget Deficit
7/20/2009 California State University: Action Plan to Address Budget Deficit
7/17/2009 CSU and Church Partners Provide a Gateway to College through Summer Algebra Institutes

Story: San Bernardino Students Get a Math Boost and Reach for College at CSU Summer Algebra Institute
7/16/2009 WATCH: CSU Chancellor Outlines Plan to Address Massive Budget Cuts.

LISTEN: CSU Media Press Teleconference Addressing Mass Budget Cuts (below video)
7/14/2009 FYI: CSU Board of Trustees Meeting - July 2009
7/13/2009 CSU, Business Community Launch the Center to Close the Achievement Gap
7/9/2009 Budget Cuts Force CSU to Close 2010 Spring Admissions
7/8/2009 CSU to Defer Payments of Fees by Students Affected by Cal Grant IOUs
7/13/2009 California State University Board of Trustees Hear Details Of Plan to Close $584 Million Budget Deficit for 2009-10
7/7/2009 California State University Employees Union Tentatively Agrees to Furlough Two Days Per Month
7/6/2009 CSU Campuses Nationally Recognized as Leaders in Educating Minority Students
7/6/2009 California State University Board of Trustees to Hold Meeting On July 7



Date Headline
6/29/2009 MEDIA ADVISORY: CSU Trustees to Hold Special Meeting on July 7th
6/29/2009 California State University Urges Faculty Union to Bring Furlough Option to Members for Vote
6/29/2009 MEDIA ADVISORY: Cal Maritime's Floating Classroom, the Golden Bear, to Dock in Long Beach between South American Voyages
6/23/2009 Young Latina Leaders Graduate with HOPE
6/23/2009 California State University Employee Union Agrees to Talks on Furloughs to Address Massive Budget Cuts
6/16/2009 CSU Water Experts Hold Inaugural Meeting to Address State's Water Challenges
6/11/2009 California State University Employees Union Meets with CSU To Address Massive Budget Cuts
6/10/2009 CSU Receives First Award of Federal Stimulus Money for Competitive Research Grants
6/9/2009 California Assembly Approves Nursing Doctorate for the CSU
6/9/2009 California State University Launches Initiative To Bolster Hospitality Industry as Career Path for Students
6/4/2009 California State University Campuses Earn Green Practice Awards

Story: CSU Campuses Show the Way to a Sustainable Future

Date Headline
5/29/2009 Leaders of Three California Public Higher Education Systems to Testify About Drastic Budget Cuts at Conference Committee Hearing
5/29/2009 Story: CSU Campuses Celebrate Graduates of 2009
5/27/2009 California State University Chancellor Goes Before House Committee to Support Student Aid
5/27/2009 Revised State Budget Proposals Would Cause Lasting Damage to California State University
5/20/2009 CSU to Face Deep Cuts in 2009-10 Budget As Voters Reject Propositions
5/14/2009 Gov. Schwarzenegger Proposes Deep Cuts to California State University Budget
5/13/2009 CSU Trustees Increase Student Fees for 2009-10 as State Funding Declines
5/13/2009 Jeronima Echeverria Appointed CSU Executive Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
5/13/2009 CSU and CSUEU Reach Agreement
5/7/2009 FYI: CSU Board of Trustees Meeting - May 2009
5/5/2009 Media Teleconference: Listen to CSU Leaders Discuss Student Fees and Budget Outlook

Date Headline
4/20/2009 California’s Public Education, Government Leaders Greet the Arrival of Federal Stimulus Dollars
4/17/2009 Notice of Board of Trustees Meeting – Wednesday, April 29, 2009
4/17/2009 CSU Taking Affirmative Steps to Improve College Attendance and Graduation Rates
4/15/2009 California State University Wins National Award for "Chilling Out"

Date Headline
3/30/2009 Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments
3/25/2009 CSU Trustees Endorse Propositions 1A - 1E
3/25/2009 Foster Youth Find Support at CSU Campuses to Transition
to Adulthood and Professional Careers

Story: Foster Students Find a Welcoming Environment at CSU campuses
3/24/2009 CSU Trustee Committee Endorses Propositions 1A - 1E
3/23/2009 CSU Awarded Nearly $16 Million in Voter-Approved Stem Cell Research Funding
3/20/2009 California State University Students Give Low-Income Taxpayers a Break
3/19/2009 CSU Chancellor Testifies to Assembly Budget Subcommittee
3/19/2009 CSU Chancellor and U.S. Secretary Discuss Education, Federal Stimulus
3/18/2009 FYI - CSU Board of Trustees Meeting - March 2009
3/2/2009 CSU Super Sunday Message Comes to California's Southland

Date Headline
2/20/2009 State Budget Cuts to California State University Continue to Impact System's Ability to Serve Students
2/19/2009 California State University Working to Protect State’s Coastline
2/17/2009 Pulpits Throughout the North Welcome CSU College-Going Message
2/10/2009 16 CSU Campuses Named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
2/4/2009 UC,CSU, Community College Leaders Announce New Joint Effort to Boost Transfer to 4-Year Institutions

Date Headline
1/29/2009 CSU Officials to Bring College Message to 68 African American Churches Throughout State
1/28/2009 Cal State Halts Construction Projects Following State Freeze of Bond Funds
1/27/2009 California State Student Association Conducts Search for CSU Student Trustee
1/27/2009 Cal State Receives Record Donations in 2007-08
1/26/2009 Media Advisory: CSU Super Sunday Builds on Partnership with African American Churches to Encourage Early College Planning
1/22/2009 FYI - CSU Board of Trustees Meeting - January 2009
1/16/2009 CSU to Defer Payments of Fees by Students Affected by Cal Grant Awards
1/09/2009 CSU Adopts Cost Saving Measures as Governor Proposes 2009/10 Budget

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