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University Advancement

Our Mission

The mission of University Advancement at Cal State Northridge is to enhance the University's reputation, help build and strengthen its financial resources, and expand its network and influence through strategic communications and the engagement of internal and external stakeholders.


CSUN is teaming up with the University of Pennsylvania to launch "Pathways to the Professorate" to increase the number of Latinos working in the humanities. Photo by Lee Choo.CSUN Teams Up with University of Pennsylvania to Increase Latino Faculty in the Humanities

Officials at California State University, Northridge are teaming up with their counterparts at the University of Pennsylvania to launch an unprecedented program to increase the number of Latino professors working in the humanities. Continue reading about the program.

Referentiality and the Films of Woody Allen.New Book by CSUN Prof Explores the ‘Referentiality’ of Woody Allen’s Films

When watching a Woody Allen film, California State University, Northridge film professor D. E. Wynter often plays a kind of intellectual film geek version of “Where’s Waldo” trying to find subtle, and not so subtle, references to great film or literary artists who have influenced Allen’s work. Continue reading about the book.

From left, CSU Chancellor Timothy White, Debra Hammond and CSU Board of Trustees Chair Lou Monville shortly after Hammond was presented with her award at a CSU board meeting in Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the CSU Chancellor's Office.CSUN University Student Union Director Receives CSU’s Highest Honor

Walking across the campus of California State University, Northridge, you’d be hard pressed to find a student whose life has not been touched by Debra Hammond, executive director of the University Student Union (USU). Continue reading about the award.

Cedric Hackett.CSUN Forum to Explore Ways to Support Black Youths

It’s easy to tell a young person what you think they should do to succeed. The challenge lies in recognizing that young people, particularly those from underrepresented communities, sometimes need help in removing the obstacles in their path to success. Continue reading about the forum.



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