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California State University discusses student success with policymakers

California State University discusses student success with policymakers

Imran Majid and Matthew Urner

November 6, 2013

California State University representatives met with state policymakers in a closed meeting at the Capitol Oct. 29 to present initiatives and findings related to student success at the nation’s largest higher education system.While the CSU chose to allocate $10 million to increase online education...

Some Sacramento State transfer students forced to take additional classes

Kayla Nick-Kearney

October 30, 2013

With more than 4,300 transfer students admitted this fall, many will find themselves enrolled in classes they believed they did not need before coming to Sacramento State.Students transfer from community colleges after having completed 60 transferable units, and between 37 and 42 must meet general e...

Students with heavy burdens struggle to graduate in the expected four years

Kathleen Pizzo

October 9, 2013

After completing five semesters at Folsom Lake College and transferring to Sacramento State, Sarah Meads, a child development student and mother of two, has four semesters left under her Cal Grant to obtain a degree.“Luckily, that’s as many as I have left to graduate, but if I don’t get into the classes I need, then ...