"CSU Matters" Newsletter

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Each month, President Bloomberg shares news, updates and a few behind-the-scenes peeks at what's happening at CSU.

March 2023
President Bloomberg made a visit to the Cavs Legion Lair in Battery Park, where our new esports team competes. While there, she spoke with PJ Farrell, director of esports, and several student-athletes about the program. President Bloomberg also shares news on the men's and women's basketball teams in the Horizon League championships, the University's latest appointment to the Board of Trustees, the world premiere of a student choral composition and faculty research into the benefits of paid leave.

February 2023
At the start of the spring semester, President Bloomberg spoke with Professor Jearl Walker on his legacy of teaching physics at CSU and finding creative, entertaining ways to reach students worldwide. This edition of CSU Matters also includes details on the University's new branding initiative, the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Brunch, Women's Basketball Head Coach Chris Kielsmeier's 500th career win and CSU's partnership with Kaplan.

January 2023
President Bloomberg asked soon-to-be graduates about their CSU experiences and their plans for the future in the hours leading up to the Fall 2022 Commencement ceremony. This month's edition also includes the announcement of Dr. Nigamanth Sridhar as CSU's provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, the academic success of our student-athletes, and a recent grant to study inclusivity in STEM studies. CSU was also named one of the nation's most engaged campuses for student voting.

December 2022
After a whirlwind weekend of student entrepreneurs competing in CSU's StartUp Vikes program, President Bloomberg met with staff from the Monte Ahuja College of Business and the winning teams to discuss the experience. This newsletter also features articles on the University's recently unveiled Master Plan, newest Fulbright Scholar and upcoming Fall Commencement ceremony. And congratulations to the men's soccer team for their Horizon League championship!

November 2022
For the inaugural edition, President Bloomberg spoke with the cast, crew and co-directors of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, this fall's performance by the Theatre and Dance Department. In addition, President Bloomberg highlights a major gift to the University, an important anniversary for the Washkewicz College of Engineering, and an inspiring student story.