CSU Leader
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Vol. 12, No. 11, June 6, 2013

Chancellor White’s First 100 Days

Chancellor White's First 100 Days

“I have been in office for well over 100 days now and…what I have learned so far is that this is an incredible university system: each campus is like an individual jewel with its own characteristics and personality.” –Chancellor Timothy P. White

Since Chancellor Timothy P. White began his service as the new CSU Chancellor six months ago, he has advocated for the CSU, reached out to diverse communities, visited 12 campuses and connected with students, faculty and staff on a personal level. More.

CSU Expands Cybersecurity Programs

With the increase of devastatingly destructive cyber attacks in the United States, President Obama has declared that the “cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation” and that “America's economic prosperity in the 21st century will depend on cybersecurity.”

By hosting cyber defense competitions and developing an interdisciplinary cybersecurity curriculum, the CSU is doing its part to produce a skilled cybersecurity workforce. More.

Did You Know…

Commencement 2013

From unique locations to pioneering students, each of the 23 CSU campuses has features that set it apart from every other university. The CSU has compiled unique, graduation-based facts about each campus’ commencement ceremony and the class of 2013. More.

CSU “Journey to Success” College Fair

Journey to SuccessApproximately 500 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) parents and their sixth through 12th grade-age children from Los Angeles and Orange County participated in the “Journey to Success” college fair held at the CSU Dominguez Hills campus on June 1.

AAPI students and families gathered to participate in workshops about financial aid, admissions, student life, the benefits of college, and careers in engineering and hospitality.



Grad Tweet Roundup

@SiriDelaney: Graduation ceremony at CSULB. Brick walls are there to show how badly you want something. Either you will stop at it or break through it!

@CSUSMnews: President Karen Haynes: "41% of you, like me, are the first in your families to graduate with a four year degree" #csusm13

@CSUStan: Can't wait to see all the mortar boards out there. Kim McField (staffer/MBA grad) has set the bar high #StanGrad

CSU Stanislaus

@nayeliibaby: Congrats to my cousin Elba for her grad today from Sac state! Nothing is impossible! She literally started from the bottom and now shes here

@EricGourley: I couldn't be a prouder brother today. @adamgourley is graduating with distinction from Sonoma State University in a few hours.

@mrraviator: Csun graduation!!! You guys are my second family!! I'm gonna miss all of you so much! The times we shared were the best I've ever had here at Csun!

@KelliRocha: Another Chico grad in the family! Congratulations Jordan!

@SFGiantsFans: Larry Baer is missing the beginning of today's #SFGiantsgame--he's giving SFSU's commencement speech. Congrats to all new grads!

@RandyChristing: The end of one road = A New Beginning #cigrad

CSU Voices & Views

Featured Post: The Campus at Its Best

Toby A. Bushee, director of events and donor stewardship at CSU Dominguez Hills, speaks about what goes in to making commencement ceremonies memorable.


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