College – Wikipedia

Letitia Denham

Higher education institution

A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one. A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, a part of a collegiate or federal university, an institution offering vocational education, or a secondary school.

In the United States, “college” may refer to a constituent part of a university or to a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, but generally “college” and “university”

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California State University – Wikipedia

Letitia Denham

Public university system in California, United States

The California State University (Cal State or CSU) is a public university system in California. With 23 campuses and eight off-campus centers enrolling 484,300 students with 26,858 faculty and 25,305 staff,[5] CSU is the largest four-year public university system in the United States.[6] It is one of three public higher education systems in the state, with the other two

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University of California – Wikipedia

Letitia Denham

Public university system in California

Coordinates: 37°48′08″N 122°16′17″W / 37.802168°N 122.271281°W / 37.802168; -122.271281

University of California
The University of California 1868.svg
Motto Fiat lux (Latin)

Motto in English

Let there be light
Type Public university system
Established March 23, 1868
Endowment $21.1 billion (2019) [1]
Budget $34.5 billion (2018)[2]
President Janet Napolitano

Academic staff

22,700 (February 2018)[2]

Administrative staff

154,900 (February 2018)[2]
Students 285,216 (Fall 2019)[3]
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Education – Wikipedia

Letitia Denham

Learning in which knowledge and skills is transferred through teaching

School children sitting in the shade of an orchard in Bamozai, near Gardez, Paktya Province, Afghanistan

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include teaching, training, storytelling, discussion and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, however learners can also educate themselves. Education can

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University – Wikipedia

Letitia Denham

Academic institution for further education

A university (Latin: universitas, ‘a whole’) is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research, which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines. Universities typically provide undergraduate education and postgraduate education.

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, which roughly means “community of teachers and scholars”.[1] The modern university system has roots in the European medieval

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Science – Wikipedia

Letitia Denham

Systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge

The Universe represented as multiple disk-shaped slices across time, which passes from left to right.

Science (from the Latin word scientia, meaning “knowledge”)[1] is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe.[2][3][4]

The earliest roots of science can be traced to Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia in around

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Career – Wikipedia

Letitia Denham

An individual’s journey through learning, work, and other aspects of life

Careers blackboard.jpg

The career is an individual’s metaphorical “journey” through learning, work and other aspects of life. There are a number of ways to define career and the term is used in a variety of ways.


The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word “career” as a person’s “course or progress through life (or a distinct portion of life)”. This definition

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