Welcome to a listing of Alumni news
On Aug. 22, President Barack Obama named one teacher from the state of California as the science recipient for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching — California State University, Northridge alumna Erica Rood. Continue reading about Erica Rood.
On Aug. 11, the Los Angeles Unified School District honored 22 teachers at its Teacher of the Year Luncheon on the campus of the University of Southern California. It was an afternoon where Matadors stole the show. Continue reading about Matadors at LAUSD Teachers of the Year.
Entrepreneur Paul Jennings ’85 (Marketing) can be described as a self-made man, as he founded Public Communications Services, Inc. and helped build it into a success in the telecommunications industry. Continue reading about Paul Jennings.
Although Rio de Janeiro is more than 7,000 miles away from the San Fernando Valley, CSUN Athletics carries a strong tradition of participation in the Summer Olympic Games. The Matadors will have several representatives at the games in Brazil while also having Olympic veterans among their coaches and administration. Continue reading about Matadors at the Olympics.
Sometimes he’ll try to get a laugh out of it. He’ll explain that a car fell on his hand or a reptile ate two of his fingers. Andre Chevalier ’94 (Afro-American Studies), M.A. ’07 (Secondary Education) knows that people often stare at his left hand, so he had to come up with something more interesting than the simple fact that he was born with three fingers. Continue reading about Andre Chevalier.
The first thing that must be said about California State University, Northridge alumna Armine Tadevosyan ’15 (Theatre) is she is electric. Her energy, smile and positivity should be measured in voltage. Continue reading about Armine Tadevosyan.
Terry Jester is a rarity. And she has been since she attended California State University, Northridge in the late 1970s. Jester ’79 (Mechanical Engineering) was one of very few female mechanical engineering students during her time at the university, and since earning her degree, she has been part of the small group of women working in the solar industry. Continue reading about Terry Jester.