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The story that is about to follow is not fabricated or exaggerated in any... More »

Woo Hoo for the Choo Choo!

Alex Carter // 10-21-2014

When I had my first baby two years ago, several friends (and my doula)... More »


Alex Carter // 10-14-2014

I’m sure you are all familiar with the nature vs. nurture debate.... More »

Bringing Attention to Gender Issues 

Actress Emma Watson spoke before the United Nations, addressing her concern for gender issues, and mentioning the launch of the new HeForShe campaign.


Click here for an interesting counterpoint of the video.

Important Events

November 05, 2014

Values-Based Leadership

Instructor: Dr. Russell Sanders - Goldsand Consulting, Inc. Contact Hours: 4 Frequency:... learn more

November 07, 2014

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Series: Learning From Our Emotions

The overriding theme of this class is “our emotions are messages we need to listen... learn more

December 02, 2014

Energize Your Women's Initiative

Are you part of a corporate women’s network? Join us with your group to receive... learn more

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Former President of Ireland Comes to CSU! 

Who: Mary Robinson

Where: LSC Grand Ballroom

When: October 27, 6:30pm

Mary Robinson

The Event




The Ripple Effect Donor Grant Program


Call for Proposals

Top 5 Questions Asked about the Program

Submission Form 


Are You an Expecting Parent?

We know that being a new parent can be stressful enough, so we have asked two current CSU moms to create a tip sheet that will make your life-changing transition much easier!

Expecting Parent Tip Sheet

Tips for Supervisors to Support Working Parents

Knowing how to accommodate a new parent returning to work can be difficult. We are here to help. We have provided you with a tip sheet that gives ways to be a supportive supervisor.

Supervisor Tip Sheet




Expecting Parent Study


Love Now, Success Later 

"We are seeking expectant couples to participate in a research study. Love Now, Success Later is a workshop offering expectant couples emotional/mindfulness skills that facilitate a closer bond with one another and the infant…

 About the Study