CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 12, No. 6, March 21, 2013

Explore History, Research at CSU Libraries

Images from CSU Special Collections

Explore the CSU system archives located at CSU Dominguez Hills and the unique special collections held at libraries throughout the CSU. More.

Saving California's Indigenous Languages

Chukchansi dancers at Fresno State.Native American tribes are working to regain their languages with the expertise of CSU faculty and students. Together, they have made progress in preserving California’s diminishing indigenous languages. More.

Extraordinary Advocates

437,000 students. 44,000 faculty and staff. 24 lawyers. 3 paralegals.—The magnitude of the CSU system paired with the complexities of higher education law mean unique and often unprecedented work for the CSU’s office of General Counsel. Because they are innovative, efficient, and ever-mindful of the CSU’s mission, Corporate Counsel magazine has recognized the CSU department as a finalist for its coveted “Best Legal Department” award.

Engineering at Full Throttle

Every year, Formula SAE puts the best and brightest student engineers from universities around the world on the racetrack. In the highly demanding competition, the students must design, build and test a prototype race car. This year, 11 of the 80 student teams expected to compete come from a CSU. More.




CSUN Students Create App to Help Deaf and Hard of Hearing

A team of CSU Northridge students took top honors for their phone application that translates sounds into images to alert those that cannot hear them. More.

SJSU President Appointed to Homeland Security Council

San José State president Mohammad Qayoumi has been appointed to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council. More.

Endowment Creates CSUB Student Success Center

CSU Bakersfield professor Jacquelyn Kegley has committed $200,000 to create, maintain, and enhance a center for student success. More.

Fresno State Gets a New Farm Market

Customers craving sweet corn, ice cream, olive oil and other goods produced by Fresno State students have a new place to shop for their favorite items. More.

CSULB Gets Grant to Support Military Language Training Program

CSU Long Beach recently received a $271,316 grant to support participation in a program that helps meet the language and cultural needs of California’s military units. More.

Endowment will Aid Future Teachers at CSU Stanislaus

Rosemary Ann Silva spent most of her career helping Central Valley teachers earn and renew their credentials. Her family has chosen to remember her with a gift that will aid credential students at CSU Stanislaus. More.


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