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What is a Polytechnic University?

“The polytechnic designation defines what we’ve been doing here in Humboldt for years for prospective students, their families and for employers.” –Jenn Capps, Ph.D., Cal Poly Humboldt Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
10-Aug-2022 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Destination Makers

Meet CSU alumni supporting California’s thriving tourism and hospitality industry.
28-Jul-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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CSU Campuses are Among the Country's Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars

Faculty are bringing an international perspective home to CSU students and helping find solutions to global problems through the prestigious scholarship.
18-Jul-2022 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vanya Quiñones Appointed President of California State University, Monterey Bay

Vanya Quiñones Appointed President of California State University, Monterey Bay
13-Jul-2022 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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An Open Road to Education

Seven CSU campuses received funding through the state’s K-16 Education Collaboratives Grant Program to eliminate equity gaps in higher education and workforce participation.
11-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Action for Equity: Digital Degree Planners

How CSU digital degree planners enable underserved students to confidently map out their path to graduation.
28-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CSU Community Shows Out for Hill Day

Students, employees and CSU leadership came together to advocate for doubling the maximum Pell Grant and federal support for undocumented students, among other priorities.
28-Jun-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ming-Tung “Mike” Lee Appointed Interim President of Sonoma State University

Ming-Tung “Mike” Lee Appointed Interim President of Sonoma State University
27-Jun-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Searching for Peace in Uncertainty

30-Aug-2021 2:00 PM EDT

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Creating Critical News Consumers

​​In times of political and societal turmoil, misinformation abounds. From deepfakes to viral conspiracy theories, how do we trust the media we consume is truthful? Education may be the best defense in creating critical information consumers in...
19-Oct-2020 12:25 PM EDT

Earth Day 2020: The Human Element

​​​​​​​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...
20-Apr-2020 11:55 AM EDT

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8 Ways to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever

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...
7-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Studying Online

More than 118,000 CSU students are currently enrolled in at least one online class, yet misconceptions persist about online education. New to the idea? Here are five factors you might not know.
17-Aug-2018 1:30 PM EDT

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4 Things You Should Be Doing to Avoid Exercise Injuries

Dr. Pablo Costa, a leading researcher and assistant professor at CSU Fullerton, says these habits could avoid some of the most common sprains and strains.
10-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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Is It Time to Put Down Your Phone?

San Francisco State professors say there’s a strong link between digital addiction — especially in the form of compulsive smartphone use — and anxiety and depression.
2-May-2018 4:00 PM EDT

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“at Stanislaus State, We’re Training Our Students to Be Leaders in the Nursing Industry.”

Every day, James Bowles uses 15 years of military medical experience to lead Stanislaus State’s renowned nursing simulation program. In the process he’s helping to prepare hundreds of students to change health care as we know it.
29-Mar-2018 5:00 AM EDT

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The California State University is the largest system of four-year higher education in the country, with 23 campuses, 53,000 faculty and staff and 486,000 students. Half of the CSU's students transfer from California community colleges. Created in 1960, the mission of the CSU is to provide high-quality, affordable education to meet the ever-changing needs of California. With its commitment to quality, opportunity, and student success, the CSU is renowned for superb teaching, innovative research and for producing job-ready graduates. Each year, the CSU awards nearly 129,000 degrees. One in every 20 Americans holding a college degree is a graduate of the CSU and our alumni are 3.8 million strong.


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