The CSU is a major provider of skilled professionals and researchers to California's healthcare industry. See CSU alumni who are healthcare leaders.
The CSU is a leader in training the next generation of experts in sustainability. See CSU alumni who are leading California’s sustainability efforts.
Take a look at the Spring 2012 edition of CSU Leader, the Alumni Council’s quarterly e-newsletter.
It's great when CSU alumni become CSU professors! Cal Poly Pomona's Sepher Eskandari shares his story as chair of the Biological Sciences department as part of the CSU Voices and Views blog.
The CSU is a proven leader in STEM fields, graduating 45 percent of the state's engineering and information technology majors as well as 45 percent of the state's computer engineering bachelor's degrees. See how our alumni are changing the world of science and engineering.
The Secretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs, Peter J. Gravett, is a CSU Long Beach alum. In a CSU Voices & Views blog entry he writes about his experiences at the CSU, his life in public service, and his role in working for California veterans.
Terea Giannetta is a nurse practitioner and an alumna of Sacramento State and Fresno State. In a Voices & Views blog entry, she shares about her experience in the Doctor of Nursing Program and her excitement for these programs coming online at several CSUs in Fall 2012.
View the photos from the CSU Southern California Mega Mixer hosted by the Business Finance Chapter of the CSU Fullerton Alumni Association along with CSU Long Beach, CSU Dominguez Hills, Cal Poly Pomona, CSU Los Angeles, and CSU San Bernardino. Over 150 alumni were in attendance at this networking event on November 8 in Arcadia!
The CSU actively works to engage veterans and current military personnel to pursue higher education with its "Troops to College" program, which help veterans make use of all their educational benefits. View the alumni profile for CSU Fullerton alumnus Paddy Gough who served for 29 years in the United States Marine Corps.
California Maritime Academy alumna Captain Lynn Korwatch discusses her career and experiences as one of Cal Maritime's first female cadets in the CSU Voices & Views blog.
California's continuously expanding Business and Professional Services sector requires an educational system that can support its growth. One out of every five CSU graduates in 2009 completed a bachelor's degree in business/management. Furthermore, about 54 percent of all business bachelor's degrees in the state come from the CSU. Take a look at CSU alumni who are leaders in the field.
Check out the latest CSU Voices and Views blog entry by CSU Northridge alumnus Bill Griffeth, host of CNBC's Closing Bell. Bill was the featured alumni speaker for the CSU's 50th Anniversary celebration.
San Diego State University alumna and CSU Long Beach lecturer Monica Tenhunen shares her own career experiences as a nurse as she prepares to teach CSULB's first cohort of DNP (Doctorate of Nursing Practice) students.
California's government relies on skilled policy professionals who understand the methods and practice of public administration. The CSU is a leader in preparing these graduates and awards 64 percent of the master's degrees in public administration and 49 percent of bachelor's degrees in city, urban, community, and regional planning. Take a look at CSU graduates who are leaders in the field.
Check out the latest CSU Voices and Views blog entry by Humboldt State University alumna Chryste Lunyé Johnson. Chryste is also a receipient of this year's Hearst/CSU Trustee's Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Have you seen the Public Service Announcements featuring CSU alumni leaders? Take a look on our YouTube channel.
Check out the latest CSU Voices and Views blog entry written by Cal Poly Pomona alumna Michele Gendreau, director of food and beverage at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
We've released another CSU 50th Anniversary Public Service Announcement. This one features Fresno State alumnus James Kardach, chief power architect at Intel Corporation.
There is a significant demand nationwide for qualified social workers and the CSU provides more of them to California than anyone. The CSU awarded 82 percent of bachelor's degrees in social work and 69 percent of the master's degrees in 2007. Social workers provide a considerable array of services for California's families and represent a link between our citizens and the services of their government and community. See the CSU impact report.
On Friday, July 22, Chancellor Reed met with the leadership at DreamWorks to discuss how the CSU can continue to prepare graduates ready to compete in the entertainment industry. CSU alumni already working at DreamWorks gathered with the Chancellor for a photo to show their campus and CSU pride!
The summer edition of Alumni Leader, the newsletter of the CSU Alumni Council, is now available.
Check out the latest CSU Voices and Views blog entry written by Cal Poly Pomona alumna Una L. Morris-Chong, a physician and three-time Olympian.
Hospitality and Tourism is a key industry in California. 64 percent of the tourism graduates in California and about 94 percent of hospitality administration and management graduates come from the CSU system. The CSU is the only university in California with a bachelor's degree program in Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. Take a look at several CSU alumni who are part of the CSU's Working for California project and are leaders in our state's Hospitality and Tourism industry.
CSU Los Angeles alumnus and CSU Foundation board member Mike Lucki was featured in a major spread in CFO Magazine in June. Lucki is Senior Vice President and CFO of CH2M Hill, a consulting, engineering a construction firm that is overseeing the construction of London's 2012 Olympic venues among many other projects.
Guy Heston, CSULB Alumni Association board member and president-elect of the CSU Alumni Council shared his perspective on state investment in higher education with an op-ed piece in the June 1 edition of the Long Beach Press Telegram.
The CSU produces 44% of the state's graduates with bachelor's degrees in health- or medical-related fields and 37% of those with master's degrees. Take a look at several CSU alumni who are part of the CSU's Working for California project and are leaders in our state's diverse healthcare systems.
Are you registered as an advocate for your campus? The CSU needs your voice to share your story with our elected leaders about the importance of the education the CSU provides. Find your campus' advocacy site or take action now.
CSU Alumni Council president elect, Guy Heston, who is also a past president of the CSULB Alumni Association, was interviewed on CSULB's KBEACH Radio on May 3. Listen now (interview begins at 13:38).
The text of the Alumni Council Report to the CSU Board of Trustees during their May 10, 2011 meeting is now available.
The spring edition of Alumni Leader, the newsletter of the CSU Alumni Council, is now available.
The text of the Alumni Council Report to the Board of Trustees during their March 22, 2011 meeting is now available. Full story...
View the photos from the CSU New York Tri-State Alumni Reception held on March 3, 2011 in Midtown Manhattan. Over 180 alumni and their guests joined Chancellor Charles Reed, CSU trustees and many campus presidents at this regional alumni event.
The text of the Alumni Council Report to the Board of Trustees during their January 26, 2011 meeting is now available. Full story...
Alumni Council President Ken Stone ('80, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo) is featured in the most recent issue of Connections, the magazine of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Cal Poly, for his lifelong connection and service to the university. Full story...
CSULB alumnus and CSU Alumni Council president-elect Guy Heston announces retirement as Chief Operating Officer of Long Beach Transit. His duties will be taken on by two CSU alumnae, Marcelle Epley (CSULB) and Robyn Peterson (CSUDH). Full story...
An interview with Rhiannon Fernandez '08, Theatre Arts graduate of Fresno State on her involvement with the CSU Summer Arts Program. Full story...
CSU Alumni Council Past President Gwynna Morris loses her battle with cancer. Morris devoted countless volunteer hours and charitable support on behalf of the California State University and her local community. In 2002, Humboldt State awarded her an honorary doctorate in humane letters. Full story...
San Francisco State alumni Rae Armantrout (MA '75) and Michael Moss (attended '74 -'79) have won 2010 Pulitzer Awards in poetry and journalism, respectively. Full story...
Tracy Caldwell Dyson (CSU Fullerton B.S. chemistry '93) begins a two-day, 240-mile commute to her new workplace: the orbiting International Space Station. Full story...
CSU Long Beach alum Steve Martin ('89 Doctorate in Human Letters) will co-host the 82nd Annual Academy Awards with his "It's Complicated" co-star Alec Baldwin. Full story...
Christopher Boyes (San Francisco '85) and Jonas Rivera (San Francisco '96) earn 2010 Academy Awards nominations. Full story...
Aviation designer Burt Rutan (San Luis Obispo, '80) unveils the world's first commercial spaceship. Full story...
Robert Thomas (Humboldt, '85) named a 2009 U.S. Professor of the Year.
Charlie Beck (Long Beach, '07) selected to be LA's next Chief of Police.
"Weird Al" Yankovic (San Luis Obispo, '80) releases a two-disc collection of his greatest hits. Full story...
Former UFC champ Chuck Liddell (San Luis Obispo, '95) joins the cast of "Dancing with the Stars." Full story...
Amir Dabirian (Fullerton; '85, '88) joins the CSU Chancellor's Office as its new assistant vice chancellor for information technology. Full story...
Fernando Chui (Sacramento, '77) becomes the new leader of the Chinese territory of Macau. Full story...