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Nov. 18, 2014
Volume 2, Edition 14
David Nazarian with CSUN students

Increases in Giving Fuel CSUN’s Success

More CSUN alumni are proudly and strongly supporting their alma mater — an increase of 58 percent in the past two years. The same period saw total new gift commitments rise from $11.4 million in 2011-12 to $21.1 million in 2013-14. This increase in giving allows CSUN to improve and increase student financial support, technology and hands-on instruction for current and future students. Read more about giving at CSUN.

Female political leaders
Female Political Leaders Share Stories to Inspire
Just days after election day, three female leaders discussed the future of women in politics in Los Angeles with a packed room at CSUN. Read more about female political leaders.
music students
CSUN Named Among Top 25 Music Schools
CSUN’s Department of Music joined The Juilliard School in New York, the Royal College of Music in London and the Conservatoire de Paris in France on a list of the best music programs just published by the Hollywood Reporter. Read more about the music department.
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Upcoming Events

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Men’s Basketball vs. Montana State

Wed., Nov. 19, 7 p.m.

Get geared up for the home opener! Read More

dance students


Wed., Nov. 19 & Thu., Nov. 20

Graduate student and faculty dance concert. Read More

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra at VPAC

Sat., Nov. 22, 8 p.m.

Representatives of today’s jazz culture. Read More


Focus on Alumni & Community

CSUN Community Donates Record Number of Items to Needy

CSUN’s Unified We Serve collected 10,245 items — a record number of articles of clothing, books, toys and nonperishable food items — to donate to needy San Fernando Valley residents.

Don’t Get Taken For a Ride: The Car-Buying Process, Nov. 24

Don’t get taken for a ride! Learn these top tips, tricks and secrets of negotiating sticker prices/MSRP prices, leasing versus buying, lemons laws and more in this live online webinar.

CSUN Model UN Team Takes First at International Competition

The CSUN delegation of 10 undergraduates, about a third of the size of many competitors’ teams, earned the “Outstanding Delegation” first-place award at the prestigious international conference in Washington, D.C.


CSUN in the News

Kiwanis Club Honors CSUN Grad for Act of Courage

Daily News

CSUN Gets $1.1 million Grant to Encourage Minorities in Science

Daily News

Inglewood High Retires Reggie Theus Jersey

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