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Nov. 11, 2014
Volume 2, Edition 13
Jimmie Jakes

CSUN Celebrates Veterans Awareness Week

When Jimmie Jakes took his first class at CSUN this fall, his biggest challenge wasn’t getting used to the academic rigor after a 30-year absence. The retired Marine has been working with the Veterans Resource Center to educate students, faculty and staff about how to work with student veterans. Read more about Veterans Awareness Week.

President Dianne F. Harrison
CSUN Volunteers Honored at Annual Awards
Community, alumni, staff and faculty who have generously given their time and effort to support CSUN were honored recently at the university’s annual Volunteer Service Awards. Read more about the Volunteer Service Awards.
Cliff Spencer
Recreation Studies Led CSUN Alumnus on Trail to National Park Posts
Cliff Spencer presides over the nation’s largest archaeological preserve at the Mesa Verde National Park and Yucca House National Monument in southwestern Colorado. Read more about Cliff Spencer.
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Upcoming Events

The Second City

The Second City’s 55th Anniversary Tour

Thu., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

The freshest, funniest faces in comedy. Read More

CSUN Basketball player

Women’s Basketball vs. Idaho

Fri., Nov. 14, 2 p.m.

Season opener! Read More

The Earth

WISE presents: Watching the Earth Breathe

Sat., Nov. 15 11:30 a.m.

Spaceship Earth: Air, Land and Water. Read More


Focus on Alumni & Community

CSUN NCOD 50th Anniversary Gala, Nov. 15

CSUN’s National Center on Deafness celebrates 50 years of service. NCOD provides resources, scholarships and other support for approximately 200 students each year.

Kinky Boots at the Pantages, Nov. 18

Join CSUN alumni and friends for the hilarious Broadway musical Kinky Boots, winner of six Tony Awards.

CSUN to Honor Four Phenomenal Women for Making a Difference, Nov. 22

This year’s event will honor writer and human rights activist Parvaneh Bahar, civil rights activist and teacher Dorothy Wood Lawson, Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock and community activist and scholar Michelle Raheja.


CSUN in the News

CSUN Among Top 25 Music Schools

The Hollywood Reporter

CSUN Student Stephanie Wins DGA Jury Award

Below the Line

CSUN President Reappointed to Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Imperial Valley News


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