CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 12, No. 4, February 21, 2013

Constructing a Timeless Foundation

Constructing a Timeless FoundationWhat goes into constructing a building? There are the architects who design a building, the engineers who plan the operations of a building and the construction workers who build a building. Then there are the construction managers who oversee the entire process ensuring a seamless completion of a building. Construction management programs at CSU campuses provide future professionals with the skill set necessary to successfully plan, coordinate, budget and supervise construction projects from beginning to end. More.

Social Media Revolutionizing Key Industries

Social Media Revolutionizing Key Industries With the rapid development of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs and YouTube, almost every business has been touched and affected by social media. Offering approximately 4,200 degree programs and concentrations throughout the 23 CSU campuses, the CSU serves countless industries which have all had to adapt to an online-based world. More.

Launching Cal State Online

“The fusion of faculty and technology to create amazingly engaged and relevant learning experiences is really what this project is all about.” -- CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White

Cal State Online celebrated its official launch recently, and marked the commemoration by honoring the Cal State Online pilot campuses – CSU Fullerton, CSU Dominguez Hills and CSU Monterey Bay. More.

Marine Students Transitioning to the Next Step

Marine Students Transitioning to the Next Step

California Sea Grant, a state-funded program supporting marine research and coastal conservation, has selected seven CSU students to work with state agencies to help solve issues that are plaguing California’s coast. More.



In the News

Seventeen CSU Campuses Commended as Military Friendly

Seventeen CSU campuses rank among G.I. Job's 2013 List of Military Friendly Schools for exceptional veteran resources, faculty, school enviornment and career resources. More.

CSUN Aquatic Center Receives $40K for Water Safety Program

CSUN’s Aquatic Center has received $40,000 from the state’s Department of Boating and Waterways to support the center’s efforts to share the rules for boating and water safety with at-risk youth. More.

$200K Gift to CSUDH Supports Unique Chemistry Lab Redesign

CSU Dominguez Hills has received a $200,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to support a unique chemistry lab model aimed at addressing barriers to the sciences for non-traditional students. More.

Center for Professional Development in PR to Launch at SDSU

San Diego State’s School of Journalism & Media Studies has launched a $1.5 million campaign to fund a professional center for public relations named for former professor Glen Broom. More.


CSU Chancellor White with student media

Chancellor Timothy P. White met with student journalists on February 6 and answered a broad set of questions, both about his personal background and the various policy issues facing the CSU.


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