CSU Events & Opportunities

THE 32nd ANNUAL CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT RESEARCH COMPETITION
May 4-5, 2018 at California State University, Sacramento

The Annual California State University Student Research Competition is a system-wide competition that showcases excellent research conducted by CSU undergraduate and graduate students in the full range of academic programs offered by the CSU. Student participants will make oral presentations before juries of professional experts from major corporations, foundations, public agencies, colleges and universities in California. The competition is held to promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the twenty-three campuses of the California State University.

In order to apply, submit a summary of your research to daniel.smith@sonoma.edu by 4 PM on Friday, March 2nd, 2018.

THE CALIFORNIA SALLY CASANOVA PRE-DOCTORAL PROGRAM
Pre-application due 2/16/17
Online application due 2/24/17

The California Pre-Doctoral Program is designed to increase diversity within the pool of university faculty by supporting the doctoral aspirations of students in the CSU. In 2017-18, the California Pre-Doctoral Program will award funds to approximately 73 juniors, seniors and graduate students in the CSU. These funds are designed to enable current students to explore and prepare for doctoral programs in their chosen field of study. Recipients of this award will receive funding for participation in a summer research experience program at a doctoral-granting institution, visits to doctoral-granting institutions to explore opportunities for doctoral study, travel to a national symposium or professional meeting, and graduate school application and test fees. Awards are based on competitive review of student applications and given to current upper-division undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate academic excellence while having experienced economic or educational disadvantage, and are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. All students enrolled on a CSU campus are eligible to participate. In order to apply, please submit a pre-application to Daniel Smith in Schulz 1125 by Thursday, February 16th, 2017 at 4PM. Once your pre-application is approved, you will be provided with a link to the official online application, which is due by Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5PM. Please note that you will be required to scan and submit a faculty sponsor form, letter of recommendation, and copies of your transcripts with your application. If you have any questions, please contact daniel.smith@sonoma.edu





CALIFORNIA FORUM FOR DIVERSITY IN GRADUATE EDUCATION
University of California, Merced
April 8th, 2017
The California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education allows students to explore graduate school opportunities and resources by participating in numerous workshops focused on admissions and keys to success in graduate school.  In addition, the forum includes a recruitment fair featuring representatives from graduate degree-granting universities and individual graduate programs.  Note that these events are for all disciplines except programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry, chiropractic, pharmacy, veterinary science, and law, all of which have their own recruiting networks. 

The forum will be held on April 8th, 2017, at UC Merced.  Register below to take the bus from SSU to UC Merced. Bus will leave SSU at 5am on Saturday April, 8th, 2017 and return that evening. Information on registering for the Forum itself will be posted as soon as it is available. For more information about the forum, including registration and transportation information, please contact Mariana Garcia Martinez at garciama@sonoma.edu.