​​​​What does a cruise ship captain, an award-winning winemaker and a NASA astronaut have in common? All three are part of the California State University’s highly diverse network of 3 million alumni, which includes industry leaders from across all fields of business and the sciences. As the largest public university system in the nation, there’s no doubt that CSU grads are making a difference in the lives of the people of California and the world. From agriculture to entertainment and media, the 23-campus system awards over 100,000 degrees annually, providing a skilled and prepared workforce that drives the state’s economy.

The 2016 edition of Made in the CSU features eight remarkable graduates who proudly credit their career success to the quality education they receiv​ed at the CSU. Click here to read their story.​