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April 1, 2014
Volume 1, Edition 19

David Nazarian and CSUN President Diane F. Harrison

CSUN Announces Naming of the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

CSUN’s College of Business and Economics proudly announced that alumnus David Nazarian ’82 has pledged to lead a $25 million fundraising drive and launched that effort with a $10 million cash gift. In recognition of his gift and pledge of continued support, CSUN has named its college of business the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics. Read more about the announcement.

President Dianne F. Harrison and legendary musician Stevie Wonder tested the latest in tech wear from Google.
CSUN Conference Goes Strong in its 29th Year
The 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, or CSUN Conference, took over San Diego recently, bringing the latest in assistive technology to conference participants, including musician Stevie Wonder. Read more about the conference.
Virginia Huynh
Study Links Discrimination to Teen Sleep Loss
Parents and educators regularly lament the amount of sleep today’s teenagers get. Throw in overt or even subtle forms of racial and ethnic discrimination, and a good night’s sleep can become even harder for minority teens. Read more about the study.
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Upcoming Events

Women’s Water Polo
Women’s Water Polo vs. Hawaii
Fri., April 4, 4 p.m.
Conference opener for the Matadors! Read More
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What’s Shaking, SoCal? We Hope It’s Not Our Fault
Fri., April 11, 12 p.m.
Explore what's going on underground with seismologist Susan E. Hough. Read More
LA Opera
LA Opera Presents Great Opera Choruses
Sun., April 13 at 3, 4:30 p.m.
Excerpts from Madame Butterfly, The Magic Flute and La Traviata. Read More

Focus on Faculty & Staff

Recognition of Excellence Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Staff Services and Recognition of Excellence Awards. Awards include the President’s Award, Award of Merit, Jolene Koester Team Award, Alumni Award and the new Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award.

Sustainability at Home: Tips on Being Environmentally Friendly, April 15

Take it from the experts: sustainability practices make a difference! Join Helen Cox and Mechelle Best of the Institute for Sustainability for an informative discussion of what we all can do at home.

Assisting Student Veterans and Students at Risk: Kognito Training Available (PDF)

Two interactive online training simulations using avatars are available to help faculty and staff increase awareness and preparedness when interacting with students in general, and specifically with student veterans, and students who may be experiencing distress. Take the Kognito training. You can make a difference.


CSUN in the News

CSUN’s Reggie Theus Among Protégés of Louisville’s Rick Pitino

The New York Times

CSUN Alumnus and Award-winning Newsman Retires from Houston TV Station

Houston Chronicle

CSUN Alumnus Appointed President of Chaminade

The Tolucan Times


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