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California State University, Stanislaus

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Motto Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders
Established 1957
Type Public university
President Hamid Shirvani
Faculty 264
Undergraduates 6,424
Location Turlock, California, United States
Campus Medium City, 220 acres
Nickname Warriors
Affiliations California State University system
Website csustan.edu

California State University, Stanislaus, a campus in the California State University system, was established in 1957 in Turlock, California. CSU Stanislaus has nursing and education programs. It is also the only campus in the CSU system to offer a bachelor's degree in cognitive studies. CSU Stanislaus 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. For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Hamid Shirvani is the president of California State University, Stanislaus, as well as Professor of Art and Architecture. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Turlock is a city in Stanislaus County, California, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Image File history File links CSU.PNG‎ This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Turlock is a city in Stanislaus County, California, United States. ... Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining, re-attaining, and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ... For other degrees, see Academic degree. ... Cognitive science is usually defined as the scientific study either of mind or of intelligence (e. ... U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...

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History

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, and was awarded university status. It was given its current name in 1985, and received a ten-year accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in 1999. Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is one of six official academic bodies responsible for the accreditation of public and private universities, colleges, secondary and elementary schools in the United States and foreign institutions of American origin. ... This article is about the year. ...


Academics

California State University, Stanislaus offers 34 undergraduate majors, as well as 18 master's programs. In spring 2006 the University reorganized its large College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences (ALS) into four separate colleges:

  • College of the Arts (COA)
  • College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS)
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (CNS)

The University's two other colleges, the College of Business Administration (CBA) and the College of Education (COE) did not change in the reorganization.


Library

The University library was originally named for founding president Dr. J. Burton Vasché, and currently holds over 361,000 volumes, as well as having approximately 1,500 periodical subscriptions. The Vasche Library also contains a juvenile 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. For other uses, see Library (disambiguation). ... This article is about the magazine as a published medium. ... Old book bindings at the Merton College library. ... This article describes the government of the United States. ... For other uses, see State (disambiguation). ...


Athletics

CSU Stanislaus, in the Division II of the NCAA, competes in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. CSU Stanislaus fields twelve sports for men and women for the fall, winter, and spring seasons. Fall sports for men include cross country and soccer. Fall sports for women are cross country, soccer, and volleyball. The winter sport for men and women is basketball. Spring sports for men include baseball, golf, and track and field. Spring sports for women are softball and track and field. Division II (or DII) is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) is an intercollegiate athletic conference in the Division II of the NCAA. It was founded in December of 1938 and began competition in 1939. ... This article is about the temperate season. ... Winter is one of the four seasons of temperate zones. ... For other uses, see Spring. ... The Minnesota State Highschool Cross Country Meet A cross country race in Seaside, Oregon. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ... This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the sport. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... Soft ball is also a sugar stage Softball is a team sport popular around the world but especially in the United States. ...


The men's golf team won 13 national championships in Division III, before being moved to Division II in 1992. Coach Jim Haney, 82 years old, has coached the golf team since 1977.


Notable people

Alumni

Stephen Michael Andrade (born February 6, 1978, in Woodland, California) is a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ... Major league affiliations American League (1969–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 10, 20, 42 Name Kansas City Royals (1969–present) Other nicknames The Boys in Blue Ballpark Kauffman Stadium (1973–present) a. ... Gregorio Billikopf Gregorio Billikopf (born September 23, 1954, Santiago, Chile) is a mediator, author, and since 1981, a farm advisor, specializing in labor management, for the University of California, Davis. ... Gary Adrian Condit (born April 21, 1948) is an American politician, a Blue Dog Democrat who served in the House of Representatives from 1989 to 2003. ... Russell Jay Kuntz (born February 4, 1955, in Orange, California) was a Major League Baseball designated hitter and outfielder. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ... The 1984 World Series began on October 9, 1984 and ended October 14. ... Thomas “Rico” Oller Rico Oller in 2004 Thomas Rico Oller, born July 16, 1958, is a Republican U.S. politician, who served as California State Senator[1] representing the 1st district from 2000–2004 and in the California State Assembly[2] representing the 4th district from 1996–2000. ...

Faculty

Hamid Shirvani- University President Prof. ... Richard Weikart is full professor and head of department of history at California State University, Stanislaus and is a fellow for the Discovery Institute. ... The Discovery Institute is a think tank based in Seattle, Washington best known for its advocacy of intelligent design and its Teach the Controversy campaign to teach creationist beliefs in United States public high school science courses. ... Thomas “Rico” Oller Rico Oller in 2004 Thomas Rico Oller, born July 16, 1958, is a Republican U.S. politician, who served as California State Senator[1] representing the 1st district from 2000–2004 and in the California State Assembly[2] representing the 4th district from 1996–2000. ...

  • Scott Eash- member of Criminal Justice faculty- lead researcher and member of the "Lost Army Commandos" litigation team that exposed a 30-year governmental cover-up of the last sad secret from the Vietnam era, and obtained a record 40 million dollar settlement from the United States government on behalf of those wronged as a result of OPLAN 34A.[1]
  • Elmano Costa - professor of teacher education, director of portuguese studies, and specializes in math teaching.

References

  1. ^ THE LOST COMMANDOS (English). LOS ANGELES TIMES (2007). Retrieved on 2007-08-02.

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External links

Coordinates: 37°31′30″N 120°51′21″W / 37.525, -120.85583 The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ... The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) is an intercollegiate athletic conference in the Division II of the NCAA. It was founded in December of 1938 and began competition in 1939. ... California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), also called CSU Bakersfield and/or Cal State Bakersfield, is a public university located in Bakersfield, California, was founded in 1965. ... California State University, Chico is the second-oldest campus in the California State University system, and home to the Chico University Arboretum. ... Welch Hall, a building on the campus of CSU Dominguez Hills California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is a campus of the California State University system. ... California State University, Los Angeles (also known as Cal State L.A., CSULA, or CSLA) is a public university, part of the California State University system. ... California State University, Monterey Bay, in the California State University system, is located in the city of Seaside, California, on the Monterey Peninsula. ... The old Kellogg horse stable, now used for offices This article is about the university in Pomona, California. ... View of campus with San Bernardino Mountains on the background. ... Humboldt State University is the northernmost campus of the California State University system, located in Arcata, California, USA. The campus, nestled in the redwoods and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is notable for its natural beauty and prime location with respect to outdoor activities. ... San Francisco State University (commonly referred to as San Francisco State, SF State, State and SFSU) is a public university located in the southwestern San Francisco, California, bordering Lake Merced and Lowell High School, near Fort Funston and Daly City, near the San Mateo County line. ... Sonoma State University is a public, coeducational business and liberal arts college affiliated with the California State University system. ... The University of California, San Diego (popularly known as UCSD, or sometimes UC San Diego) is a public, coeducational research university located in La Jolla, a seaside resort community of San Diego, California. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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