Revolutionizing how we nurture people and our planet.
Together, we promise future generations a vibrant agriculture, a healthy environment, and thriving communities.
Actions manifest our essence. With CSU’s Principles of Community as a guide, we serve with intention, optimism, empathy, rigor, creativity, and excellence.
We excel in our 21st century land-grant mission by integrating intentional discovery, inclusive learning, and collaborative engagement.
Agriculture is a fulcrum for discovery of principles and practice
We draw on diverse scientific disciplines and perspectives to solve real-world problems of agriculture, the environment and community well-being. We practice innovation by spanning boundaries, challenging convention, and viewing obstacles as opportunities. We achieve lasting impact through collaboration and mentoring the next generation of industry leaders and scientists.
Lived experience is the best teacher
We empower learners and citizens to serve and succeed. Our curriculum is deeply connected to our scientific discovery and active stakeholder engagement. We challenge our students to grow, while surrounding them with support. We prioritize hands-on learning to catalyze student motivation, while building confidence and competency in critical thinking and communication.
Engaged scholarship is a promise and a way of being
We learn from and actively engage diverse stakeholders across a continuum of shared experience that spans conversation to co-creation. We apply science with collective wisdom for the betterment of society, ask important questions, and welcome all voices.