College of Humanities

Donor Stories

Maurice AmadoPartnering for the Greater Community:
The Maurice Amado Foundation

The Maurice Amado Foundation, through the efforts of Ralph and Honey Amado, has awarded a $500,000 endowment to the College of Humanities and the Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program to fund. . . Read more>>

Earl GreinetzEarl Greinetz's Giving Spirit

Earl Greinetz's loyalty to California State University, Northridge, began as a parent of an alumna, Marcee Weiss '78 (Child Development). But it's his love of the San Fernando Valley that brings him continuously back to campus, allowing him to understand the important role of the . . .Read more>>

Mitchell MarcusEnglish Professor Mitchell Marcus's legacy — and his family's ongoing generosity

The College of Humanities has received a generous gift of $25,000 from Helen Marie Marcus—daughter of the late Professor Mitchell Marcus—increasing the Professor Mitchell Marcus Endowment and. . .Read more>>

Jane MinogueTwo Generations in One Classroom

While Jane Minogue was obtaining her Master's in English at CSUN, she would sometimes see a familiar fellow student in her classes...her daughter Sarah, who was also at CSUN getting her bachelor's degree in English, too. Taking courses with her daughter was one of many different. . .Read more>>

Michael RossMichael Ross, generous supporter of the Jewish Studies Program at CSUN, dies but will not be forgotten.

Michael "Mickey" Ross will be known to American cultural history as the writer of "All in the Family,"a popular sitcom that revolutionized TV in the 1970s by humorously but realistically depicting the prejudices. . . Read more>>

Ralph and Anita SegalmanHonoring the memory of Dr. Ralph Segalman: scholar, professor, activist, father, and husband.

Anita Segalman has established a research fund for Jewish Studies faculty in memory of her husband. Ralph Segalman, who taught in CSUN's Sociology Department from 1970 until his retirement in 1986. . .Read more>>

Delphine Ulibarri Lucero Memorial Award in Linguistics

Born on the downside of advantage and orphaned at an early age, she was a woman of accomplishment who sustained a love of learning throughout her life. Profiled in The Los Angeles Times (1996) article that recognized unique students who had defied obstacles. . . Read more>>