CSU Profiles

Our courageous students, remarkable faculty, and renowned alumni are living proof of the transformative impact that comes from access to​ a California State University education.

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"CSU Long Beach embraced me. I truly feel like people want me to succeed."

Taryn Williams | Student | Long Beach

"At Cal State LA, I’ve been able to accomplish so much more than I could have ever dreamed."

Anthony Karambelas | Student | Los Angeles

“Cal Poly taught me to focus on my values and what I want to get out of my career.”

Iris Huang | Student | San Luis Obispo

“At the CSU I have the support I need to overcome the challenges I face.”

Lucero Alvarez Vieyra | Student | Sonoma

"The opportunities available to me at CSU San Marcos have been countless.”

Francisco Fernandez | Student | San Marcos

“No matter where I go or what I do, CSUSB is my university. It has helped me learn who I am.”

Erika Gutierrez | Student | San Bernardino

“CSU Chico encouraged me to challenge myself and showed me that what I brought to the table was valuable.”

Desiree Makowski | Student | Chico

“I want my future students to know that education is more than just academics; education is powerful and transformative.”

Madisen Pacioni | Student | Monterey Bay

“There’s a level of richness that I’ve gotten out of higher education; my way of thinking and perspective have changed.”

Ben Rivers | Student | East Bay

“I know how education can change a person’s life. I don’t know of anything else that affects a person’s life like education does.”

Maggie White | Student | Stanislaus

“Coming to Cal Maritime, I knew I was going to have the support I needed to succeed.”

Mayra Corrales | Student | Maritime Academy

“I work really hard to contribute to the intellectual pool of knowledge at my college.”

Tranicé Warner | Student | Fresno

“Multiple programs came together to shape me; they made the impossible possible.”

Mich Hamlin | Student | Pomona

"You wonder if you’re really making a difference. Everyone deserves that moment, knowing, what I’m doing matters."

Celene Lopez | Student | Humboldt

"I'm building gardens to change the lives in my community."

Frida Herrera-Endinjok | Student | Northridge

"I’ve had more hurdles in life, so now I have more to give back."

Tim Alexander | Student | Fullerton