Welcome to the California State University, Northridge Alumni Association. CSUN alumni have every right to be proud. With more than 40,000 students the demand to attend your alma mater grows stronger each year. The Alumni Association understands the importance of not only keeping alumni informed, but providing you with the ability to reunite and network with one another for personal and professional benefit. Staying in touch with fellow alumni and the university is one of the main benefits of membership in the Alumni Association.
California State University, Northridge will be celebrating its biggest welcome back to campus since its 50th anniversary Grand Reunion in 2009 when Homecoming returns to CSUN on Feb. 11, 2017. Continue reading about Homecoming .
Their “offices” are located among the mountains of coastal California, the towering sequoias of the Sierra Nevadas, the cliff dwellings of Colorado’s ancient native tribes and the historic ranchland of Montana. Four alumni of California State University, Northridge returned to their urban alma mater this month to help celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial and to encourage current students to follow them into careers at the national parks. Continue reading about Alumni Park Rangers .
One of the most exciting student films at California State University, Northridge in 1983 was a werewolf movie called It’s Not Always the Moon. It was heavily inspired by the 1981 film An American Werewolf in London and the 1980 Sci-Fi Thriller Altered States. It had a big budget for a student film, with a production value of $4,500. Continue reading about Mark Kolpack .
Wyatt Samuelson bravely stood at the podium on stage and told his story. His first words were stunning. Continue reading about Alumni Association Scholarship Ceremony.
$5 Million Gift from Accounting Leader Harvey Bookstein and Wife Harriet Helps CSUN Reach Business College Fundraising Goal
A $5 million gift from accounting industry leader Harvey Bookstein and his wife, Harriet — both California State University, Northridge alumni and lifelong supporters of the university — has pushed CSUN over the top in a two-year campaign to raise $25 million for its college of business. Continue reading about Harvey Bookstein and his wife, Harriet .
There are times, California State University, Northridge alumna and speech-language pathologist Stacy Payne said, when her work gets extremely emotional. That’s what comes when you witness breakthroughs with young children on a regular basis. Continue reading about Stacy Payne .
The city of Perris is a fast-growing desert community about 70 miles east of Los Angeles. It offered Jose Ramos the sort of safety and security he had longed for growing up in South Los Angeles. Continue reading about Jose Ramos, Denise Villamil and Brady McCarron.
Centreville, Va., is approximately 2,655 miles from the CSUN campus. But the miles don’t distance alumnus Ken Schwartz ’94 (Marketing), MBA ’99 from his alma mater. Continue reading about Ken Schwartz and Len Friedman .
California State University, Northridge alumna Nicole Walker ’06 (Urban Studies and Planning), M.P.P. ’12 (Public Policy) always had a passion for the environment as well as serving the community. Soon after graduating from CSUN with her bachelor’s degree, she realized that environmentalism, policy-making and serving communities in need are closely connected, so Walker decided to get more involved in politics. Continue reading about Nicole Walker .