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CSU Launches Blog Dedicated to University Voices and Views

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CSU Launches Blog Dedicated to University Voices and Views

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(February 2, 2010) – The California State University is inviting students, faculty, alumni, employees and friends of the system to become bloggers and share their university story. The CSU Voices and Views blog will highlight personal stories on a range of topics including educational quality, access for students, the impact on California, and environmental sustainability. Readers will be able to discuss the entries through moderated comments.

The first submission is a video blog by CSU Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Jeri Echeverria. In the video, Echeverria discusses the CSU Graduation initiative and shares her own story as a first-generation college student.

Later this month, the CSU anticipates several entries by participants in the Super Sunday program and CSU African American Initiative.

Please visit the site for the latest entries at


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The California State University is the largest system of senior higher education in the country, with 23 campuses, approximately 427,000 students and 44,000 faculty and staff. The CSU awards about 99,000 degrees annually and since its creation in 1961 has conferred nearly 2.6 million. The CSU is renowned for the quality of its teaching and for the job-ready graduates it produces. The mission of the CSU is to provide high-quality, affordable education to meet the ever changing needs of the people of California. With its commitment to excellence, diversity and innovation, the CSU is the university system that is working for California.

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