Cal State LA offers segregated housing for black students

Cal State presidents lobby for Pell Grants

Cal State presidents lobby for Pell Grants

The presidents of California State Universities are in Washington, DC this week. They want Congress to put back money cut from the Pell Grant program. About a third of the 412,000 students in the Cal State system qualify for Pell Grants. They each get $ ...


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Cal Grants Halted for Heald College Students

Cal Grants Halted for Heald College Students

More than a million dollars targeted for Heald College students who receive the Cal Grant Scholarship Award was halted ... of administrative capacity and financial stability. Heald missed the deadline back in December, and just last week the college ...


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Cal State LA Professors March For Students

Cal State LA Professors March For Students

“Faculty salaries are not middle class salaries,” she said ... Lizarraga said the administration should reevaluate where they are sending funds. “Financial aid for students and salary benefits for our instructors should be the focus,” she ...


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Cal State students paying more for less

Cal State students paying more for less

As we enter the holiday season, many Orange County families are preparing for their children in college to take a break from tests and dorm life and visit home. Many of those students attend one of ... the dispute between the CSU system and its professors ...


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State budget restores Cal Grants, places priority on California's students

State budget restores Cal Grants, places priority on California

The 2009-10 State budget allocates approximately $967 million to the California Student Aid Commission to fund Cal Grants for nearly 275,000 students ... Reinstatement of the Cal Grant Competitive Program funding means 22,500 students, primarily attending ...


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Cal State San Bernardino students fear the loss of Cal Grants

Cal State San Bernardino students fear the loss of Cal Grants

That's because the Hesperia mother of five relies on a Cal Grant to pay for her education at Cal State San Bernardino. So the recent indication ... meet a particular income and grade-point-average criteria. In addition to the possible elimination of ...


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Funding for Cal Grants

Funding for Cal Grants

We endorse the editorial's message: Full funding for Cal Grants is surely in the best interests ... (The difference is $53,100 per family at the UC vs. $50,300 at California private colleges.) When the Cal Grant program was authorized, it was argued ...


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Dream Act Students Apply for First Cal Grants

Dream Act Students Apply for First Cal Grants

Students across California are anxiously waiting to hear how much money they'll get for college next year -- and for the first time, that includes undocumented students, who are eligible to apply for state-funded financial aid under California's Dream Act.


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Leave of absence policy for Cal Grants leaves students inconvenienced

Leave of absence policy for Cal Grants leaves students inconvenienced

Students that had to leave school for a year or more may be affected in the California Student Aid Commission’s new leave of absence process for Cal Grant for the 2014-15 school year. Last year, the CSAC established a workgroup to review the Cal Grant ...


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Undocumented students in CA receive Cal Grants for first time

Undocumented students in CA receive Cal Grants for first time

At the beginning of 2013, the second part of the California Dream Act took effect, allowing undocumented students who qualify for in-state tuition to apply for state-funded financial aid. This fall, 7,218 undocumented students in California have received ...


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State budget panel OKs new rules for Cal Grants

State budget panel OKs new rules for Cal Grants

Those limits are still to be determined. Graduation and job placement rates also would be examined. Only new Cal Grant applicants would be denied financial aid if their schools failed to meet the criteria.


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Students Face Losing Cal Grants

Students Face Losing Cal Grants

Officials said 98 percent of Bakersfield College students get financial aid, so any help taken away by the state is ... the demand for Cal Grant is just as high. "For 2009-10, the number of students requesting Cal Grants has gone up. We ve got about ...


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State bills would increase Cal Grant B funding for students

State bills would increase Cal Grant B funding for students

Students receiving financial aid are likely to get more money through a state treasury created by two senate bills intended to increase federal funding for the Cal Grant B. Press Secretary and Legislative Aid Claire Conlon said the award was not raised ...


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Cal State Long Beach to open center for undocumented students

Cal State Long Beach to open center for undocumented students

Other campuses include Cal State Northridge, Cal State Fullerton ... students, pushed campus officials on the issue. In March 2014, the student government passed a resolution to support the creation of a resource center for undocumented students, and ...


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Cal State Fullerton students' invention inspects Disney ride for safety

Cal State Fullerton students

including Cal State universities and University of California colleges, Chapman University, El Camino College and Fullerton College. The conference was co-directed by CSUF faculty members Scott Annin, professor of mathematics, and Binod Tiwari, associate ...


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Cal State students protest for rollback of 'success fees'

Cal State students protest for rollback of

Dozens of students rallied at a meeting of the California State University governing ... complain the success fees are shifting more costs to students for basic educational services that should be included in tuition. “They say it’s for success ...


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EDUCATION: RCC, Cal State guarantee spots for Riverside's incoming students

EDUCATION: RCC, Cal State guarantee spots for Riverside

Riverside school board members Monday evening hailed agreements with Riverside City College and Cal State San Bernardino to guarantee ... or a higher English course, and Intermediate Algebra, or a higher math course. Incoming RCC students will register ...


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Cal State students, faculty decry pay hikes for campus presidents

Cal State students, faculty decry pay hikes for campus presidents

Outside the meeting, students and members of the California Faculty Assn. gathered with signs that read "Presidential Perks — Misplaced Priorities." State funding cuts could force officials to consider several painful options. One strategy presented to ...


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Cal State L.A. a ‘hidden gem’ for students and staff

Cal State L.A. a ‘hidden gem’ for students and staff

Marco Lopez spent the summer researching ways to improve drug delivery and ... And nearly 80 percent of students receive some financial aid for tuition, which is $6,344 for in-state students. “Many of our students are holding down jobs, raising families ...


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Cal State LA offers segregated housing for black students

Cal State LA offers segregated housing for black students

California State University Los Angeles recently rolled out segregated housing for black students ... such as how many rooms it encompasses, and whether it’s a whole floor or just a few rooms. Meanwhile, at Cal State LA, campus leaders took down much ...


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