President's Initiatives

Student at Commencement

Student Success

Cal State LA prepares students to pursue advanced degrees, thrive in professional careers, and serve the community. This is accomplished through rigorous academic programs, undergraduate research opportunities, engaging internships and meaningful campus activities. Read stories of Student Success ►

 

Special Assistant to the President

Special Assistant to the President

The Special Assistant to the President Program provides additional leadership opportunities for faculty and administrative staff. Focusing on a key area that is of value to the University, and consistent with University priorities and strategic goals, each appointee will lead an initiative for an 18-month term and conclude with specific outcomes and institutional benefit. Read more about the Special Assistant to the President Initiative ►

 

students volunteering with the Center for Engagement Service and the Public Good

Center for Engagement, Service and the Public Good

President Covino established the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good in his first year to help the University build and cultivate new partnerships with the region. The center is Cal State LA’s home base for volunteerism, GO East LA and #IServeLA, our campuswide service-learning program. Read more about the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good ►

 

Mind Matters with President Covino and First Lady Debbie Covino

Mind Matters

Cal State LA students face significant challenges as they navigate the demands of academic excellence, family responsibilities, and jobs. That’s why President Covino and First Lady Debbie Covino launched the Mind Matters initiative, which provides resources and programs to help students achieve academic success. Read more at the Mind Matters webpage ►

 

President's Council

President's Council

President Covino has established his President’s Council, which is comprised of accomplished business and civic leaders who will help strengthen the University’s role as a premier public comprehensive university. The council will offer input and advice as the University solidifies community and corporate partnerships, launches innovative academic and research initiatives and pushes forward with an ambitious branding campaign. Read more about the council ►