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CSU students appreciative for state budget agreement

CSU Students Appreciative for State Budget Agreement June 8, 2018 The Cal State Student Association (CSSA) is deeply grateful for the investment this budget deal makes in higher education and the California State University (CSU) system. The additional $197.1 million in ongoing funding, plus $167 million in one-time funds to the

2018-07-16T21:39:26+00:00June 8th, 2018|State Advocacy|

CALL TO ACTION: Help Homeless Students Get Permanently Housed by Asking Lawmakers to Support Funding for CSU Rapid Rehousing Pilot Program

CALL TO ACTION: Help Homeless Students Get Permanently Housed by Asking Lawmakers to Support Funding for CSU Rapid Rehousing Pilot Program There is a homelessness crisis for college students in the CSU. 10.9% of our students face homelessness, with 18% of our 1st generation students, and African American students facing homelessness.

2018-05-29T18:05:51+00:00May 29th, 2018|State Advocacy, Systemwide Advocacy|

Assembly Budget Subcommittee unanimously votes to approve full funding for the CSU Board of Trustees’ budget request

Assembly Budget Subcommittee unanimously votes to approve full funding for the CSU Board of Trustees’ budget request May 22, 2018 Today the Assembly Budget Subcommittee responsible for higher education funding voted unanimously to approve full funding to the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees’ budget request, additional funding for enrollment

2018-05-22T15:02:52+00:00May 22nd, 2018|State Advocacy, Story|

Governor Brown’s 2018-19 May Revision Fails CSU Students

Governor Brown's 2018-19 May Revision Fails CSU Students May 10, 2018 While the Cal State Student Association (CSSA) appreciates the $92.1 million investment back in the California State University (CSU) system, it is not even enough to meet the system’s $153 million in obligated costs, let alone the full $263 million

2018-05-11T10:29:52+00:00May 11th, 2018|State Advocacy|

Statement regarding the Joint Hearing on Higher Education and Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance

Statement regarding the Joint Hearing on Higher Education and Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance February 6, 2018 We appreciate the energy and discussion at yesterday’s joint committee hearing on increasing degree attainment among all California higher education institutions. Additional pathways both within and between our institutions

2018-02-07T14:55:58+00:00February 7th, 2018|State Advocacy, Story|

Statement from CSSA President Maggie White on Governor Brown’s Proposed 2018/19 State Budget

January 10, 2018 Jared Giarrusso Chief Governmental Officer Office: (916) 441-4514 Email: jgiarrusso@calstate.edu Statement from CSSA President Maggie White on Governor Brown’s Proposed 2018/19 State Budget SACRAMENTO, CA – The Cal State Student Association (CSSA) appreciates Governor Brown’s ongoing commitment to modestly invest

Beyond Tuition: How Student Loan Debt for California’s Low-Income College Grads Reveals Real College Affordability Challenges.

Consider this: The State of California spends over $2 billion per year to provide financial aid for hundreds of thousands of college students with the most financial need. In the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system, the majority of the over 400,000 undergraduate students are from low-income families and 80% of all CSU students receive some

2017-12-20T19:45:09+00:00December 20th, 2017|Media, State Advocacy, Systemwide Advocacy|

Where Debt Comes Due at CSU: Unequal Debt Burdens Among California State University Graduates

Where Debt Comes Due at CSU: Unequal Debt Burdens Among California State University Graduates December 13, 2017 The Cal State Student Association, in collaboration with The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), is proud to present its first-ever research report, “Where Debt Comes Due at CSU: Unequal

2017-12-13T16:49:06+00:00December 13th, 2017|Research, State Advocacy, Systemwide Advocacy|