Student Life

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What is FAFSA and Why Should I Care?

When faced with pressure related to employment, education, and personal issues, it’s no wonder that some students may find it challenging to maintain balance. Whether it’s due to unexpected vehicle maintenance or deciding to add another course to your workload, life can get expensive. Luckily, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, makes …

How Can an Internship Benefit Modern Learners?

How Can an Internship Benefit Modern Learners? Internships have long been associated with traditional-aged college students who can afford to work, unpaid, over their summer breaks. However, the increase of nontraditional student populations attending universities means that there are more modern learners seeking to obtain, and succeed in, internships to facilitate career transitions and advancement. …

Networking

Benefits of Networking on LinkedIn

In this blog post, CSU-Global’s Student Experience Specialist Lauren Galena outlines best practices and benefits of networking on LinkedIn. Expanding one’s personal and professional networks is an added benefit of continuing education. While exact numbers vary, it’s known that many job seekers find a position based on referrals from people in their network. Establishing a …

Diversity

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion: Tips from a Change Agent

CSU-Global graduate student and Diversity Change Agent Nichelle Rogers addresses how everyone plays a necessary role in workplace diversity and inclusion efforts. Diversity change agents (DCA) envision a workforce that engages and embraces every employee as a valuable contributor. We seek to cultivate diversity in organizations, not only in the front line but in the …