CSU RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY MISSION CSU research, scholarship and creative activity will positively impact student success and faculty excellence with opportunities to explore, investigate and solve the issues facing California’s diverse communities, the nation and the world with innovative applications of discoveries and the creation of new knowledge. VISION The hallmark of a CSU education will include research, scholarship and creative activity (RSCA) as an integral experience to engage students, develop faculty, grow the economy and advance discovery and dissemination of knowledge. 4 5