Camarillo, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) President Richard R. Rush will deliver his annual State of the University Address at the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce’s CI Connection Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 11:30 a.m. at Spanish Hills Country Club. Dr. Rush will discuss CI’s impact on Camarillo and the region, the University’s enrollment status, its 10th anniversary, and new programs and construction.

The event is hosted by the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are $40 for Chamber members and $55 for non-members. The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 15, before noon. Members can register online at www.camarillochamber.org, or tickets may be purchased by calling 805-484-4383, ext. 3.

Spanish Hills Country Club is located at 999 Crestview Ave. in Camarillo. For more information, visit www.camarillochamber.org.

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CSU Channel Islands (CI) is the only four-year, public university in Ventura County and is known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural and international perspectives, and its emphasis on experiential and service learning. CI's strong academic programs focus on business, sciences, liberal studies, teaching credentials, and innovative master's degrees. Students benefit from individual attention, up-to-date technology, and classroom instruction augmented by outstanding faculty research. CI has been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is committed to serving students of all backgrounds from the region and beyond. Connect with and learn more about CI by visiting CI's Social Media.

The California State University (CSU) will reach a significant milestone of 3 million alumni during commencement in spring 2015 and has launched the world’s largest yearbook. The Class of 3 Million online yearbook is an interactive platform where alumni can create a profile and connect with the millions of other alumni from the 23 CSU campuses across the state. Alumni who sign up for the yearbook will also be entered into a special contest to win one of three $10,000 scholarships for a current or future student, sponsored by Herff Jones. For more information about the yearbook and the Class of 3 Million, visit https://classof3million.calstate.edu/