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Every leader deserves a mentor.
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What’s Holding Your Business Back?
What’s the one thing that prohibits your business from moving from good to great? We can work with you to identify that missing piece and draw you a map for success.

We Speak Your Language
Our staff members have business backgrounds and are experts in navigating the field of higher education. We understand the pains of your organization and can see how they can be alleviated with a CSU2B partnership.

Let Us Tell You Our Story
With over 100 academic departments ranging across eight colleges, we have the solutions you didn’t know you were seeking. A partnership with CSU2B gives you access to tools and resources you don’t otherwise have access to—and may not have known you needed.

We serve businesses to nonprofits
and everyone in between.

CSU2B is a robust platform connecting businesses, corporations, nonprofits, start-ups, and municipalities to CSU’s academic, professional, student development, athletic, and arts opportunities.

Access a world-class university without the ivory tower.

CSU2B Marketplace

A central source for all events, products, and services available to your business, including:

  • Speakers, Workshops & Events
  • Student Projects & Services
  • Print & Digital Marketing
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • CSU Online Digital Badges
  • Professional Development Certificates
  • Expert Connections and Consultants
  • Fundraising Events
  • and more!

CSU2B e-Newsletter

Your front row showcase of the many ways you can access CSU. Delivered every other week to your inbox and focuses on four key areas:

  1. News and Events tailored to business
  2. Student Project Opportunities/Highlights
  3. Athletics & Arts
  4. Featured CSU2B Partnerships & Companies

Ascend is about the people, CSU2B is about your business.

Join the platform by becoming an ASCEND member.  Once you join, you’ll have front door access to the best of CSU.  We offer three membership levels giving you the flexibility to choose your level of participation.


  • Concierge Service: Personal concierge service from our staff that connects your organization to the entire CSU community
  • CSU2B Newsletter: Subscription to an electronic newsletter tailored to the business and nonprofit community featuring CSU educational speakers, workshops, and activities.
  • Access to CSU Marketplace: Tap into central marketplace of educational products and services CSU provides organizations and professionals.


All the benefits of Concierge Membership plus…

  • Subscription to monthly CSU2B Executive Summary newsletter
  • Discounts in the CSU2B Marketplace 
  • Access to CSU2B Business Briefs speakers series  
  • Unlimited introductions to CSU campus partners via email
  • Complimentary job postings and hiring resources
  • CSU2B “Proud Member” window decal
  • CSU Bookstore 15% Off Coupon for all employees


All the benefits of Concierge & Green Memberships plus…

  • Preferred site host for Leadership Field Experience intern during spring semester  
  • Introductions to CSU campus partners via email & hosted meetings with ASCEND staff
  • Featured space in CSU2B Marketplace
  • Access to advertising features in the CSU2B Executive Summary & CSU2B Marketplace

Membership Prices

  • Concierge
  • Green
    Business/Corporate: $495 annually
    Nonprofit: $95 annually
  • Gold (1 year)
    Business/Corporate: $1,495
    Nonprofit: $495
  • Gold (2 year)
    Business/Corporate: $2,490 – $500 savings!
    Nonprofit: $890 – $100 savings!

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