Camarillo, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) President Richard R. Rush will deliver his annual State of the University at the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce’s CI Connection Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 11:30 a.m. at Spanish Hills Country Club. 

Rush will discuss CI’s impact on Camarillo, the University’s enrollment status, and new programs and construction.

The event is hosted by the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce.  Tickets are $35 for Chamber members and $50 for non-members, with a registration deadline of Monday, Feb. 20.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 805-484-4383, ext. 3.  Members can also register online at

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

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