Recorded Sessions

CSU Graduation Initiative 2025 Convening: The Time is Now - Full Video


Pre Program Quote Slides


Introduction & Student-Led Campus Roll Call

MC Kathryn Ervin provides a welcome to the CSU Graduation Initiative 2025 Convening and kicks off the program with a student-led campus roll call featuring all 23 CSU campuses.


Chancellor Timothy P. White's Welcome

Chancellor White addresses the CSU family, highlighting the importance of supporting our students and the transformative power of higher education.


​Graduation Initiative 2025: A Look at the Data featuring Dr. Loren J. Blanchard

Dr. Blanchard announces the latest graduation and equity data and shares an update on what the numbers says about our Graduation Initiative 2025 progress.


Special Performance: "Dreams and Stars" featuring Cherokee White & Conversation Professor Kathryn Ervin

Ms. White gives a powerful spoken word performance, calling on us to light up the dark and take action to that supports our dreams for social justice.


Faculty Innovation and Leadership Award Recognition featuring Dr. Francisca M. Beer & Dr. Roberto Soto

Dr. Beer, a former FILA recipient, chats with Dr. Soto on his pedagogical innovations and student success efforts at Cal State Fullerton. A special guest joins them – Dr. Soto’s former student, Roberto Hernandez, now a doctoral student at Emory University.


Campus Spotlight featuring Cal State LA

Cal State LA shares their journey in providing excellent academic support to their students amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.


Chancellor-to-Chancellor Chat featuring Chancellor Timothy P. White & Chancellor-Select Joseph I. Castro

Chancellor White and Chancellor-Select Castro share a candid conversation about their vision for the future of the largest public system of higher education in the United States.


CSU in the National Landscape featuring Monica C. Lozano

Ms. Lozano is the final guest of the CSU Graduation Initiative 2025 Convening and stresses the value of a higher education degree, while highlighting the important role the CSU plays in providing social mobility for the State of California.



Please contact us at GradInitiative2025@calstate.edu