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Making the Grade

February 3, 2017

Student, Patrick Johnson

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

Learning by Leading

February 2, 2017

Nicholas Jackson, Africana Studies Minor

For Africana Studies Minor, Nicholas Jackson, involvement as a student leader has been the key to academic success.
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Upcoming Events

EOP Free Speech Event 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Oviatt Library

EOP is proud to host it’s annual Free Speech Event, a celebration of freedom of speech protected by the First Amendment. Read more

The Black House Grand Opening!

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Save the Date!

Please join us for the the Grand Opening of the CSUN Black House. Cultural programs developed at the Black House expose the campus and the greater Los Angeles community to the rich, creative and artistic traditions of the African American, African and Caribbean peoples. Learn more about the CSUN Black House

Men/ Women of Color Enquiry & Student Research Session

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Optical illusion of a black man's face

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