Estate bequeaths $2M to Fresno State education school. With the estate of longtime Fresno State supporter Dr. Marion Kremen finalized, the university's Kremen School of Education and Human Development will receive $2 million in honor of her late husband and former Fresno State faculty member Benjamin Kremen for scholarships and other activities.
- $400 Million Raised for SDSU Success. The Campaign for SDSU, which has raised $400 Million, is transforming the campus and propelling students to success.
- California State University, Northridge has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to spearhead a program designed to encourage undergraduate students from underrepresented communities throughout Southern California to pursue advanced degrees in the mathematical sciences.
- The planned gift from Professor Emeritus Henry Janssen will eventually add $1 million to the Honors College endowment, helping to transform the existing Honors Program into a college with increased enrollment and programs that benefit the entire university community.
- Pistachios will be given more attention at Fresno State thanks to a $1.5 million gift to establish a new faculty position at the university.
- College of Agriculture alumnus Marty Evanson has pledged $100,000 through a bequest to support an endowed scholarship for animal science students.
- Paul Jennings ’85 (Marketing), one of California State University, Northridge’s most illustrious and philanthropic graduates, has announced a $500,000 challenge grant for the CSUN College of Business and Economics.
A pioneer in electronic communication for the deaf has pledged a gift of more than $1 million to Fresno State, the university announced today.
Officials are set to announce a $1 million donation to Fresno State Vineyards, which is run by the university's Department of Viticulture and Enology from a donor who remains anonymous at this point.
CSU Stanislaus Receives $250K Grant to Fund Creation of the Keck Visual Anthropology Lab, made possible by a grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation.
With the help of a $4,600 grant from the American Association of University Women, CSUN has launched a project called "The Difference a Dollar Makes" to draw attention to the gender wage gap and come up with community-based solutions.
- CSU Fullerton has launched a campaign to raise a $1 million endowment for its economic-forecasting work and received its first donation, $500,000, from a business school alumnus.
- A gift to CSU Channel Islands from Bob Lovgren allows students to attend scientific conferences.
- Music lovers will want to head up - double time - to Sonoma State University for a sonorous sensation. That verdant venue is now home to one of the most remarkable performance spaces in the country, Weill Hall at the Green Music
- Thanks to an aggressive multi-year campaign, Cal Poly Pomona is the second most successful fundraiser amongst the CSU schools, trailing only San Diego State University.
- A surprise $1.2 million gift from local philanthropist Darlene Shiley highlighted the launch of the CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSU San Marcos. The Institute for Palliative Care is America's first statewide educational and workforce development initiative dedicated to palliative care.
- San Jose State graduate and longtime benefactor Phyllis Simpkins, who died in July at age 87. Simpkins and her late husband, Alan Simpkins, pledged nearly $20 million over their lifetimes to support San Jose State programs.