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Newswise:  Making the Switch
Released: 4-Aug-2020 3:55 PM EDT
Making the Switch
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As higher education pivots to online instruction, the CSU leads the way in exploring and implementing innovative new approaches to teaching, learning and engagement ... all with an eye on student success.

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Released: 28-Jul-2020 5:15 PM EDT
CSU Receives Grant to Continue Residency Scholarship for Teachers in High-Need California Schools
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​​​The California State University (CSU) received a $500,000 grant to continue its CSU Residency Year Service Scholarship Program. The scholarships will help to lessen student debt for aspiring teachers during these economically challenging times, aiding in the completion of their academic programs and improving new teacher retention. The CSU's teacher preparation program is the largest in the state and among the largest in the nation, producing more than half of California's new teachers.

Newswise: Hallowed Halls
Released: 20-Jul-2020 2:45 PM EDT
Hallowed Halls
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Part of the CSU’s mission is “to advance and extend knowledge, learning and culture, especially throughout California.” And, as a statewide institution, its campus museums, galleries and library collections have a unique ability to fulfill this mission by both preserving the state’s shared legacy and introducing the community to cultures, history and people from around the world. Take a look at how a few of the CSU’s varied cultural institutions are doing that.

Newswise: Getting Ready for the Challenge
Released: 17-Jul-2020 1:10 PM EDT
Getting Ready for the Challenge
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The CSU is preparing students to be effective and resilient crisis responders for the Golden State.

Newswise: Career Fast Track: Preparing Graduates for the Job Next Door
Released: 1-Jul-2020 1:55 PM EDT
Career Fast Track: Preparing Graduates for the Job Next Door
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

By working with local industries, CSU campuses are ensuring their graduates are ready to enter careers and drive innovation in these regional sectors.

Released: 29-Jun-2020 7:05 PM EDT
CSU Faculty Continue to Enhance Virtual Instruction
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​​​On May 12, 2020, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White shared information that would shape higher education across the state: To safeguard the health and safety of the CSU's 482,000 students, 53,000 employees and countless visitors, the great majority of instruction would be delivered virtually for the fall 2020 term. In preparation for vibrant virtual fall learning, faculty across the CSU's 23 campuses are engaging in a variety of professional development programs to strengthen their online instruction skills and build a community of fellow faculty learners.

Newswise: Steady Streams: Bringing Safe Water to California Communities
Released: 9-Jun-2020 5:05 AM EDT
Steady Streams: Bringing Safe Water to California Communities
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

With a mix of research and outreach, the CSU is addressing one of California's greatest challenges by securing access to safe drinking water for some of the state's most vulnerable populations.

Newswise: Rigs to Reefs
Released: 4-Jun-2020 5:30 AM EDT
Rigs to Reefs
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Oil platforms along the coast of California are being taken offline. Research conducted by CSU faculty and students brings to light the value of these artificial reefs.

Newswise: 60 Years of Educational Excellence: Filled with Pride
Released: 1-Jun-2020 5:55 PM EDT
60 Years of Educational Excellence: Filled with Pride
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As the most diverse university in the United States, the CSU is deeply committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all students, faculty and staff. Our focus on diversity and inclusion is a year-round effort, but each June we join the LGBTQIA members of our community in observance of Pride Month, a time to acknowledge the ongoing ​struggle for equality and celebrate the triumphs won.

Newswise: Remarkable Grads from the Class of 2020
Released: 29-May-2020 12:15 PM EDT
Remarkable Grads from the Class of 2020
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

This spring, the California State University​ will award degrees to more than 100,000 students who come from all walks of life. These students embody some of the characteristics that make the CSU’s student body so remarkable: resiliency, integrity and an eagerness to use their education to lift up those who come after them.

Newswise: Stepping into the Esports Field
Released: 27-May-2020 4:45 PM EDT
Stepping into the Esports Field
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As the burgeoning esports industry continues to explode, it opens new professional opportunities for graduates—from business and marketing to video production. Embracing this, the CSU has begun incorporating esports into student life and academics.

Newswise: Learning to Cope, Finding Hope
Released: 19-May-2020 7:05 PM EDT
Learning to Cope, Finding Hope
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

CSU experts weigh in on how to cope with anxiety, disappointment and loss during COVID-19.

Released: 18-May-2020 5:20 PM EDT
CSU-trained Journalists: Vital to California
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

California citizens need reputable news and trusted information today more than ever, and the CSU is preparing the future workforce of truth-seeking journalists.

Newswise: Combating COVID-19
Released: 14-May-2020 4:45 PM EDT
Combating COVID-19
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

From conducting research to providing resources and equipment, here’s how the CSU is doing its part to support its communities during the current pandemic.

Newswise: Racism and Xenophobia in the Age of Covid-19
Released: 14-May-2020 7:25 AM EDT
Racism and Xenophobia in the Age of Covid-19
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

RACISM AND XENOPHOBIA IN THE AGE OF COVID-19. CSU faculty members share tips on how to be part of the solution.

Newswise: California State University Center to Close Achievements Gaps to Open at Cal State Long Beach
Released: 4-May-2020 1:40 PM EDT
California State University Center to Close Achievements Gaps to Open at Cal State Long Beach
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The California State University (CSU) announced today that California State University, Long Beach has been selected as the host site for the CSU Center to Close Achievement Gaps (CCAG). The center, set to open this spring, will focus on identifying and refining proven strategies to eliminate equity gaps at all levels of education and will share training, tools and evidence-based best practices with colleges of education across the CSU and education partners across California.

Newswise: CSU Tapped to Scale Instructional Excellence to Advance Student Success
Released: 30-Apr-2020 2:25 PM EDT
CSU Tapped to Scale Instructional Excellence to Advance Student Success
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Eight CSU campuses to participate in the Association of College and University Educators’ faculty development programs to boost student achievement and close equity gaps.

Newswise:  Share the Planet: Protecting California’s Wildlife
Released: 29-Apr-2020 10:30 AM EDT
Share the Planet: Protecting California’s Wildlife
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

See how the CSU is helping preserve California’s wildlife as threats to their habitats continue to grow.

Newswise: CSU Receives Grants to Increase Scholarships for Math, Science Teacher Candidates in California’s High-Needs Schools
Released: 27-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT
CSU Receives Grants to Increase Scholarships for Math, Science Teacher Candidates in California’s High-Needs Schools
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

CSU Receives Grants to Increase Scholarships for Math, Science Teacher Candidates in California’s High-Needs Schools

Newswise: A Community United
Released: 24-Apr-2020 11:20 AM EDT
A Community United
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, CSU campuses remain open and ready to serve students.

Newswise: Stay Strong: Keeping Your Mind and Body Healthy
Released: 21-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Stay Strong: Keeping Your Mind and Body Healthy
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Efforts to contain the current pandemic have caused many of us to drastically, though temporarily, change our lifestyles. Learn how you can build in new routines to keep your mind and body active during this time.

Released: 20-Apr-2020 11:55 AM EDT
Earth Day 2020: The Human Element
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​​​​​​​Fifty years ago, San José State University​ alumnus and Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson established the first Earth Day, which took place across the country on April 22. But what does Earth Day 2020 look like in the midst of a global pandemic? We asked Steve LaDochy, Ph.D., professor of geosciences and environment at Cal State LA, an expert in air pollution and climate, to reflect on the ways in which our human impact has become even more clear in recent weeks, and how it could inform our future actions.

Newswise: Banding Together: How the CSU Remains Resilient in a Time of Crisis
Released: 17-Apr-2020 6:35 PM EDT
Banding Together: How the CSU Remains Resilient in a Time of Crisis
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

See how the CSU is taking strides to keep teaching and learning on track.

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Released: 17-Apr-2020 4:05 PM EDT
Learning Everywhere: Open Educational Resources in the COVID-19 Era
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​​​​​​In these challenging times, the California State University continues to develop ways to reduce students' expenses while maintaining a high-quality education. The CSU's Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) is an innovative program that enables faculty to choose and provide more affordable (and even free) quality educational content for students across the 23 CSU campuses.

Newswise: Balancing Act: Stories from CSU Student-Parents
Released: 30-Mar-2020 8:25 AM EDT
Balancing Act: Stories from CSU Student-Parents
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Between raising kids and getting an education, these students manage a tight schedule. Take a peek into the lives they lead to give their all in the classroom and at home.

Newswise: Claiming the Director’s Chair
Released: 27-Mar-2020 3:40 PM EDT
Claiming the Director’s Chair
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The CSU is preparing the next generation of women filmmakers for California’s multibillion-dollar entertainment industry.

Newswise: Teacher Retention: How the CSU is Helping Support Teachers of Color
Released: 25-Feb-2020 5:00 AM EST
Teacher Retention: How the CSU is Helping Support Teachers of Color
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

When it comes to addressing California’s teacher shortage, recruitment is only half the story. Here’s how the CSU is making sure new recruits keep teaching.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 4:40 PM EST
Inclusive Support on the Road to Success
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Learn how CSU programs for students of color are easing the transition to college life and supporting academic success.

Released: 14-Feb-2020 12:20 PM EST
Student Voters' Choice: Increasing Access for Civic Engagement
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​College students across California will have greater access to a vital civic duty, thanks to the placement of multi-day voting centers on campuses in participating counties.

Newswise: ‘How I Fell for My Field’
Released: 12-Feb-2020 3:15 PM EST
‘How I Fell for My Field’
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As the adage goes, “Choose a job you love, and you'll never work a day in your life." The CSU is lucky to be replete with faculty and staff across its 23 campuses who've found their true calling. And for those who work with them—whether students or colleagues—that dedication to education is infectious. Read on to hear how faculty and staff at nine CSU campuses fell head over heels for their discipline.

Newswise: CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White Appointed Co-Chair of National Task Force on Transfer of Credit
Released: 30-Jan-2020 5:30 PM EST
CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White Appointed Co-Chair of National Task Force on Transfer of Credit
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White has been appointed as a co-chair of a national task force that will focus on improving transfer and award of credit practices to spur student success and reduce the time to graduate. Additionally, California State University, Northridge President Dianne F. Harrison will serve as a member of the group.

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Released: 27-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST
Working Together to Close the Equity Gap
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Faculty and staff across the California State University are working together to narrow the academic equity gap with help from an innovative professional development program.

Newswise: CSU Faculty, Staff Honored for Extraordinary Dedication to Student Success
Released: 27-Jan-2020 1:25 PM EST
CSU Faculty, Staff Honored for Extraordinary Dedication to Student Success
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​Annual Wang Family Excellence Awards highlight remarkable contributions in teaching, scholarship and service to the California State University.

Newswise: 8 Ways to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever
Released: 7-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST
8 Ways to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Here's a resolution we can all keep: Make 2020 the year you decide never to set a resolution again. Instead, consider following some of the sage advice about living wisely and well from CSU faculty experts in psychology, gerontology and palliative care. Here's how they say you can make the most of 2020 or any year.

Newswise: What a Year for California State University! Looking Back at 2019
Released: 16-Dec-2019 2:50 PM EST
What a Year for California State University! Looking Back at 2019
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Once again, another year has flown by. One day you're committing to New Year's resolutions and in the blink of an eye, you're wrapping holiday gifts. In the midst of bustling end-of-year festivities, we're taking a little time to reflect on all that transpired in 2019. Join us as we travel down memory lane to revisit some of the CSU's most memorable achievements and milestones.

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Released: 4-Dec-2019 1:15 PM EST
3 Reasons to Celebrate the CSU
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​​​​​​​With 23 campuses serving more than 482,000 students across the state, the California State University has the power to transform lives with higher education. And the 3.8 million alumni who are driving the world's fifth largest economy are a testament to that. Read on for more reasons to celebrate the CSU.

Newswise: Breaking the (SeaFood) Chain
Released: 13-Nov-2019 3:10 PM EST
Breaking the (SeaFood) Chain
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

If you want to understand what happens when seawater becomes more acidic, ask an oyster farmer. Specifically, talk to one in the Pacific Northwest. Researchers still aren't sure how ocean acidification (OA) affects ocean water exactly, but oyster larvae in Washington State are already dying by the billions. Over the next 50 years, OA is predicted to reduce U.

Newswise: Poisoned by Plastic
Released: 6-Nov-2019 6:05 PM EST
Poisoned by Plastic
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Too many of the plastic cups, chip bags, cigarette butts and take-out containers you see littering California’s beaches don’t stay on the sand. An estimated 17.6 billion pounds of plastic make their way into the world’s oceans annually, the equivalent of dumping a garbage truck full of plastic into the ocean every minute—and 80 percent of that comes directly from littering on land.

Newswise: Bye-Bye, Beaches
Released: 30-Oct-2019 3:45 PM EDT
Bye-Bye, Beaches
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Those beaches, as we know them today at least, almost certainly will not last. By the end of the 21st century, more than $150 billion in property along our coast could be under water. That's because the level of the sea is rising at an alarming rate, putting these areas at risk for devastating floods.

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Released: 9-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Limitless Potential: The Power of a Growth Mindset in College
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Sometimes an obstacle to a student's success can start within their own mind—how they perceive their skills in a challenging subject, such as mathematics. Educators have discovered that fostering a growth mindset—or an attitude of facing challenges, knowing that abilities can be grown and improved—is a strategy that can help students overcome these obstacles. Learn how innovative faculty across the CSU are incorporating the concept of growth mindset into their instruction and improving student success.

Newswise: CSU Campuses Begin Accepting Fall 2020 Applications on October 1
Released: 1-Oct-2019 7:05 PM EDT
CSU Campuses Begin Accepting Fall 2020 Applications on October 1
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Beginning October 1, 2019, all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses will accept applications for admission to the fall 2020 term. Students interested in attending any CSU campus can apply online at the university's application portal: Cal State Apply. The priority application period will close on November 30, 2019.

Newswise: California State University Honors Achievement, Perseverance of Top Student Scholars
Released: 20-Sep-2019 4:40 PM EDT
California State University Honors Achievement, Perseverance of Top Student Scholars
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The California State University will honor 23 students, one from each campus, who have been selected to receive the 2019 Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement. The students will be recognized during the first day of the upcoming Board of Trustees meeting to be held September 24 and 25 at the CSU Office of the Chancellor.

Newswise: California's Critical Refuge: Marine Protected Areas
Released: 12-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
California's Critical Refuge: Marine Protected Areas
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

California is home to 800 square miles of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that provide refuge to some of the most iconic and diverse marine species. What began as an effort to conserve and protect the state’s marine ecosystems now has the potential to offer critical reference points for measuring the future impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems. Learn how California State University researchers are working to advance marine knowledge and preserve the state's ocean resources.

Newswise: Laying Foundations for Student Success: The CSU Summer Algebra Institute
Released: 30-Aug-2019 2:45 PM EDT
Laying Foundations for Student Success: The CSU Summer Algebra Institute
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The CSU Summer Algebra Institute boosts high schoolers’ math and quantitative reasoning skills for the path to college.

Newswise: CSU to Roll Out Delivery of Immigration Legal Services for Students and Employees
Released: 28-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
CSU to Roll Out Delivery of Immigration Legal Services for Students and Employees
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The California Department of Social Services has contracted with four providers throughout the state to deliver direct legal services to CSU campuses.

Newswise: In Good Company: CSU Campuses Rank Among Nation’s Best
Released: 21-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT
In Good Company: CSU Campuses Rank Among Nation’s Best
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

National college rankings recognize the California State University for return on investment, high academic quality and social mobility.

Newswise: Six Trends That Are Transforming Tourism
Released: 8-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Six Trends That Are Transforming Tourism
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Succeeding in the hospitality industry means adapting to new technologies and thinking like a business leader. Students at the CSU are already learning these skills and more.

Newswise: Hooray for Hollywood!
Released: 25-Jul-2019 3:50 PM EDT
Hooray for Hollywood!
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

California's entertainment industry is booming, and the CSU Entertainment Alliance is helping students prepare for some of the most coveted jobs in the business.

Newswise: California State University's Campuses Easing the Transition to College Life
Released: 19-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
California State University's Campuses Easing the Transition to College Life
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Underserved students often arrive on campus with a unique set of challenges. The CSU’s Transition to College programs are helping them overcome barriers so they can hit the ground running.

Newswise: CSU Receives Grant to Establish Scholarship Program for New California Teachers
Released: 3-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
CSU Receives Grant to Establish Scholarship Program for New California Teachers
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​​​​The California State University (CSU) Office of the Chancellor announced the formation of a CSU Residency Year Service Scholarship Program to prepare K-12 teachers. Funding for the statewide program is provided by a $3.1 million grant from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. It will augment other sources of student financial aid, such as Pell Grants and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grants.


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