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.
Something was clouding the focused and productive mind of California State University, Northridge alumnus Ash Sobhe ’10 (Information Systems). The young entrepreneur started to experience headaches in 2014. Continue reading about Ash Sobhe.
In an 1,162-word story from the Dec. 7, 2014, edition of the Los Angeles Times, James Ring ’70 (Psychology), ’72 (Urban Studies) isn’t mentioned until the 966th word. His part in the story takes up very little real estate — just 89 words. Continue reading about Jim Ring.
Approximately 11,120 graduating students, a university record, are invited to walk across a stage in front of California State University, Northridge’s Delmar T. Oviatt Library to the cheers of family members and friends as CSUN celebrates its 2016 commencement in two weeks. Continue reading about 2016 commencement.
Ron Sorenson said he believes there are three things that anyone can give: “Their time, their treasure and their talent.” His commitment to California State University, Northridge is a showcase of all three. Continue reading about Ron Sorenson.
One of the jewels in the crown of California State University, Northridge’s Department of Music is its opera program, having produced luminaries such as Carol Vaness and Michelle DeYoung. But the program’s first star — and one of the university’s first musical luminaries — was Shigemi Matsumoto ’68 (Music). Continue reading about Shigemi Matsumoto.
The encyclopedia salesman knocked on the door, and Geneva Williams answered. He gave his pitch, and then Geneva looked to her 8-year-old son, Robert D. Taylor, for advice. Continue reading about Robert D. Taylor.
There’s a point about four minutes into a short documentary on Brazilian skateboarder Sergio Yuppie when he’s careening downhill at breakneck speed and he manipulates the board to a horizontal plane. His left knee rests parallel to the board, while his right knee is millimeters from the grainy, hard asphalt. Yuppie tucks his chin, clenches his teeth and dips the top of his helmet to scrape the asphalt. Sparks fly from the friction. It’s no accident — it’s the daredevil on four wheels’ intent to create the scene. Continue reading about Michael Alfuso.
Three influential California State University, Northridge alumni took the stage separately at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village on April 16 to give acceptance speeches after receiving one of the university’s highest honors — the Distinguished Alumni Award. Each speech delivered its own distinctive feel. Continue reading about Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Alan Jeffery ’65 (Psychology) steers his boat on Westlake Lake with the same steady hand that he developed while serving in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He wanted to help provide the same steady course for his alma mater, California State University, Northridge — and CSUN’s Heritage Society offered just the right bearing. Continue reading about charting a course for giving.