California State University, Stanislaus
California State University, Stanislaus (also known as Stanislaus State or simply Stan State and formerly known as CSU Stanislaus) is a public university in Turlock, California. It is part of the California State University system. It was established in 1957 and is also the only campus in the system to offer a bachelor's degree in cognitive studies. The university offers 133 Bachelor's degrees, 35 Master's degrees, two Doctoral degrees (Doctor of Education), and 14 teaching credentials.
|Stanislaus State College (1957–85)|
|Motto||Engaging - Empowering - Transforming|
|California State University system|
|Endowment||$16.4 million (2018)|
|Students||9,762 (Fall 2016)|
|Undergraduates||8,888 (Fall 2017)|
|Postgraduates||1,115 (Fall 2017)|
|Campus||Suburban, 228 acres (92 ha)|
|Colors||Red and Gold|
|Athletics||NCAA Division II – CCAA|
Stanislaus State has been rated in the top 10 public universities in the new West Coast Master's category by U.S. News & World Report magazine as well as a best buy in higher education for the past seven years. Stanislaus is also one of the two campuses (other one being Sonoma State University) in the 23-campus CSU system listed among the best undergraduate colleges by The Princeton Review. A 2015 study commissioned by National Public Radio found that Stanislaus State was ranked 5th in the nation for upward mobility.
In 1957 the California State Legislature established what was then called Stanislaus State College. The college was first accredited in 1964. Classes began on the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in September, 1960, and the college moved to its current location five years later. It gained university status and its current name in 1986, and received a ten-year accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in 1999 and 2010.
In 1974 the University established an extension program at the campus of San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton in neighboring San Joaquin County. In 1998 the Stanislaus State-Stockton Center expanded and moved to its own permanent campus in downtown Stockton.
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California State University, Stanislaus offers 42 undergraduate programs, 23 master's degree programs and eight graduate certificate programs, seven school credential programs and a doctoral degree program in Educational Leadership. Its academic disciplines are clustered within four colleges:
- College of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
- College of Business Administration
- College of Education, Kinesiology and Social Work
- College of Science
Stanislaus State's College of Business Administration is accredited by the AACSB. Its Human Resource Management program has the nation's top student testing success rate. In fall 2012, Stanislaus State launched an online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program, the first fully online AACSB-accredited MBA program offered in the state of California.
The university library building was originally named for founding president Dr. J. Burton Vasché. The library currently holds over 370,000 volumes, 841 print journal subscriptions, access to 141 electronic databases, and a growing number of electronic journals, video recordings, and compact discs. The University Library also contains a Children's collection, which has more than 5,900 titles of children's literature. The library offers access to more than 70 electronic databases and also contains federal, state, and local documents.
As of Fall 2017, the five most popular bachelor's degrees Programs are: BS Business Administration, BA Psychology, BA Liberal Studies, BA/BS Biological Sciences, and BA Criminal Justice.
The university has several resources available for students. The Tutoring/Writing Center is located in the Vasche Library and offers individual and group tutoring. Some of the services available include essay planning, organization, development and revision, writing across the curriculum, ESL, and WPST test preparation. The university also has a bookstore that features marble herms by sculptor Andrew Wilson alongside other artwork, as well as a university police department and financial aid office.
|U.S. News & World Report||48|
|Master's University class|
2019 USNWR departmental rankings
Cal State Stanislaus was ranked the #10 college in the United States by the 2015 Social Mobility Index college rankings.
In 2015, Washington Monthly's "Best Bang for the Buck —Western Rankings" ranked Stanislaus State 10th among 233 schools in the Western United States for five criteria: net price based on annual family income; graduation rate; student loan default rate; percent of applicants admitted; and applicants' ACT/SAT scores.
Stanislaus State, in the Division II of the NCAA, competes in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Stanislaus State fields 13 sports for men and women for the fall, winter, and spring seasons. Fall sports for men include soccer and cross country. Fall sports for women are soccer, volleyball and cross country. The winter sport for men is basketball and for women it is basketball and indoor track and field. Spring sports for men include baseball, golf, and track and field. Spring sports for women include softball, track and field, and tennis.
Ed & Bertha Fitzpatrick ArenaEdit
Ed & Bertha Fitzpatrick Arena (aka Warrior Gym) is a 2,000-seat multi-purpose, built in 1978, which is the home arena for the university's Warriors basketball teams. It was also briefly the home of the defunct Big Valley Shockwave of the American Basketball Association. In the 2010-2011 season the name of the basketball arena was changed to Ed & Bertha Fitzpatrick Arena.
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|* All levels, freshman through graduate|
|White European Americans||22.6%|
|Native American/American Indian||0.3%|
|Central Americans, South Americans, and Caribbean||4.7%|
The university has a Hmong Students Association. In 2004 the association and a former member led the Project Ready for School to help children arriving in the United States from a Thai refugee camp for preparing for school.
As of fall 2018 CSU Stanislaus has the third larges enrollment percentage of Mexican Americans in the California State University system.
Greek Life - Sororities and FraternitiesEdit
Greek Life at CSUS includes:
|Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia||ΦΜΑ|
|Sigma Alpha Iota||ΣΑΙ|
|Alpha Xi Delta||ΑΞΔ|
|Phi Sigma Sigma||ΦΣΣ|
|Alpha Pi Sigma||ΑΠΣ|
|Delta Phi Gamma||ΔΦΓ|
|Lambda Sigma Gamma Sorority, Inc.||ΛΣΓ|
|Phi Lambda Rho||ΦΛΡ|
|Sigma Omega Phi Multicultural Sorority Inc.||ΣΩΦ|
|Upsilon Kappa Delta||ΥΚΔ|
|Nu Alpha Kappa||ΝΑΚ|
|Omega Delta Phi||ΩΔΦ|
|Tau Kappa Epsilon||ΤΚΕ|
|Omega Nu Omega (Co-Ed)||ΩΝΩ|
Clubs & OrganizationsEdit
There are over 100 clubs and organizations offered at Stan State. The various clubs and organizations range from academic, political, recreational, pre-professional, social, special interest, cultural, religious and a lot more! Some of the benefits of being involved with a club or organization include the opportunity to make friends and meet other students with common interests, enhance leadership skills, define and shape career goals, networking opportunities, civic engagement, academic & character development, mentoring, feeling better connected to the campus community, self-governance, and other aspects that support student success.
|ACDA Student Chapter||Academic|
|Alpha Phi Omega||Service|
|Alpha Pi Sigma||Greek|
|Alpha Xi Delta||Greek|
|American Association of University Women||Special Interest|
|Art Club of CSU Stanislaus||Academic|
|Asian Pacific Islander Club||Cultural|
|Beta Alpha Psi||Honorary|
|Bhagat Puran Singh Health Initiative||Service|
|Biology Student Association||Academic|
|Black Student Union||Cultural|
|California Association of Bilingual Education||Academic|
|Catholic Student Association||Religious|
|Chicanos Unidos for Academic Achievement||Special Interest|
|Chicanos/Latinos in Health Education||Special Interest|
|College Panhellenic Association at CSU Stanislaus||Greek|
|Computer Science Club||Academic|
|Criminal Justice Club||Academic|
|Delta Phi Gamma Sorority||Greek|
|Democratic Party Club||Political|
|Economic Student Association||Academic|
|Ethnic Studies Club||Academic|
|Faculty Mentor Program||University|
|Faculty Mentor Program Student Organization||Special Interest|
|First Generation Student Club||Special Interest|
|Future STEM Educators Club||Special Interest|
|Gaming Club||Special Interest|
|Hmong Student Association (dis-banded)||Cultural|
|Honors Endeavor||Special Interest|
|Human Resource Management Club||Academic|
|Indigenous Students in Activism||Special Interest|
|International Justice Mission||Special Interest|
|InterVarsity Christian Fellowship||Religious|
|Jakara Movement Club||Service|
|Kappa Sigma Fraternity||Greek|
|Queer Trans People of Color Collective||Special Interest|
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Sarah Palin's selection as the keynote speaker at Stanislaus State's main fundraising event in 2010 resulted in the most successful fundraiser in the campus's history. It provoked speculation and debate when the university refused to disclose her speaking fee and certified public accountants representing Clendenin Bird & Company from Modesto, California were called in to do an internal audit regarding the investigation. The event was organized by a school foundation.
- Steve Andrade – Major League Baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
- Gregorio Billikopf – professor and author
- Dennis Cardoza – U.S. Representative for California's 18th congressional district
- Gary Condit (B.A., 1972) – former Congressman from California, initially implicated in the Chandra Levy murder case, before being cleared.
- Leo Dottavio – Reality television personality, actor, and comedian, known for his performance on The Bachelorette Season 14
- Carrie Henn – Child actress who starred in Aliens
- Rusty Kuntz – former Major League Baseball outfielder and 1984 World Series Champion; current Kansas City first base coach
- Brian Nixon– Author, Journalist, and Broadcaster
- Rico Oller (1980) – former California State Senator
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