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CSU's 'Super Sunday' Comes to CSUMB

SEASIDE, Ca., February 20, 2018 – California State University (CSU) leaders, trustees, campus presidents and alumni will visit nearly 100 churches across the state Feb. 24-25 to encourage students to pursue higher education during CSU Super Sunday.

Mel Mason
Mel Mason, co-founder, executive director and clinical director of The Village Project, Inc.

CSUMB’s Office of Admissions will host a series of events, featuring keynote speaker Mel Mason, at the University Center Saturday, Feb. 24 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Mason is a Seaside native and the co-founder, executive director and clinical director of The Village Project, Inc. The event will also include presentations outlining African-American support programs at CSUMB, student panels and roundtable discussions.

We are excited to host this event and widen our outreach to African-American churches and the community members in Monterey, Seaside and Salinas.
Paula Carter, Director of Admissions

CSU Super Sunday is one of many events supported by the CSU community to increase the preparation, retention and graduation of African-American students. More than a million people have received this message through Super Sunday outreach efforts over the last 13 years with more than 100,000 congregants, students and families slated to do so again this year.

The year-round partnership between the CSU and African-American community leaders throughout the state provides additional outreach, support and preparation events such as college and career fairs, financial aid workshops, Cal State Apply clinics and more.

CSU resources will be provided to help students and families foster a college-going culture at home, including information about preparing for college, applying to a CSU campus and applying for financial aid.

See the full list of Super Sunday partner churches.

Super Saturday

For more than a decade, the CSU has partnered with faith-based leaders to host an event during the month of February.​ CSU leaders bring an empowering message to churches throughout California about the importance of preparing for college.

February 24, 2018





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