Alumni Voices and Views
Alumni voices throughout the state tell the story of the California State University. It is a story about educational quality, access for students, the impact on California, and environmental sustainability.
By Marshall Thomas Director of Veterans Services Cal State Long Beach I’m often asked how many veterans we have on campus. An accurate number is hard to come up with because some veterans prefer to “fly under the radar” and not disclose their veteran status. With just over 500 self-identified student veterans, we have a community of students [...]
By James Van Buren Sac State, Cal Poly Pomona Alumnus You don’t really understand the power of music until you see it firsthand save someone’s life. When I received my degree from Cal Poly Pomona and later my credential from Sac State, I went on to teach in some of the most challenging environments. I worked at [...]
By Steven Avila CSU Monterey Bay Alumnus Special Assistant, Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs, US Department of the Interior When I transferred from community college to CSU Monterey Bay in 2009, I thought I knew what I wanted to do with my life: I would study business, graduate and move up to Silicon Valley or New York [...]