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Feb. 4, 2014
Volume 1, Edition 11

Thor Steingraber, new executive director of the Valley Performing Arts Center

Former Music Center Exec Named Head of VPAC

Thor Steingraber, former vice president for programming for The Music Center in Los Angeles, has been named the new executive director of CSUN’s Valley Performing Arts Center. Read more about his vision for VPAC.

CSUN to Add Sand Volleyball Team
CSUN Adds Sand Volleyball as Intercollegiate Sport
CSUN has added women’s sand volleyball as the Matadors’ 19th intercollegiate sport. The Matadors’ sand squad will begin competition this spring. Read more about the new team.
Boots Riley of The Coup
Hip-Hop Conference Among Events Slated for Black History Month
Activist and rapper Boots Riley of the group, The Coup; former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown; and Olmeca, an MC and activist, are some of the participants in conference. Read more about Black History Month.
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Upcoming Events

CSUN and UCLA hosting inaugural event at VPAC.
San Fernando Valley Joint Higher Education Legislative Reception
Thu., Feb. 6, 6 p.m.
CSUN and UCLA host inaugural event. Read More
Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider
Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider
Fri., Feb. 7, 8 p.m.
Grammy Award-winner Béla Fleck is world-renowned for his banjo playing. Read More
Men's Basketball
Men’s Basketball vs.
Cal State Fullerton

Sat., Feb. 8, 7 p.m.
Come cheer on the Matadors! Read More

Focus on Faculty & Staff

Securing Student Success: Addressing Veteran and LGTBQ Student Needs, Feb. 7

Come join colleagues from throughout campus for an informative session focusing on what we’re here for — supporting our students so they can succeed.

Taking Your Work to the Next Level: How Grants Work & Where to Start, Feb. 12

This session will provide an overview of what the Research and Sponsored Projects office does to help faculty and staff secure grants. Come explore the possibilities of funding initiatives for your department.

#58 Retired in Honor of Faculty, CSUN Founding, Feb. 13

Faculty are invited to attend the men's basketball game against Cal Poly-SLO for a special recognition ceremony retiring jersey number 58 in honor of faculty and CSUN's founding year. Faculty should RSVP by Feb. 10.


CSUN in the News

CSUN Linguistic Professor Uses Skills to Help Others Succeed

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

CSUN’s Eugene Turner talks about maps

Los Angeles Times

Zipcar: A New Approach to Campus Parking Congestion

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