The mission of the DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement (DHIAA) is to promote student success through community and campus partnerships. We cultivate active and collaborative partnerships with faculty, staff and students across the CSUN campus community; work with local groups and organizations in Los Angeles County; and provide service to cultural and educational institutions in the community.
DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement
Black Saga & Regulation: Primer for Black Empowerment: Underrepresented populations have an extensive and dense layer of epic achievements within the construction and ideological production of the United States. Oral histories of the past benefit offspring of enslaved Africans in ways that help them understand, cope, and develop an awareness of our movement forward. That mustard seed of faith from the ancestors have provided the catalyst for Black empowerment through our struggle. Join us as we display student research and the Black Aesthetic, which will emphasize racial pride, an appreciation of African heritage, and a commitment to produce works that reflect the culture and experiences of black people. Read more
Being accepted at California State University, Northridge was one of the proudest moments of Patrick Johnson's life. It wasn't until he nearly lost his financial aid freshman year that he realized staying in school and graduating is the real goal. Read more
For Africana Studies Minor, Nicholas Jackson, involvement as a student leader has been the key to academic success.
Cal State Northridge students examine and present the activism, triumphs and challenges of black men. Read more