View this email online
Mar. 10, 2015
Volume 2, Edition 26
Donald Petrie

Celebrated Filmmaker Donald Petrie Brings His Director’s Chair to His Alma Mater

During his career, acclaimed filmmaker Donald Petrie ’76 (Theatre) has directed the likes of Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Brad Pitt, Gene Hackman, Matthew McConaughey, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and a host of other Hollywood luminaries. Petrie is sharing that expertise and knowledge by teaching two courses at CSUN this semester. Read more about Petrie.

Nury Martinez
CSUN Alumna Nury Martinez’s Rise in L.A. Government
L.A. City Councilwoman Nury Martinez ’96 (Political Science) shares her early political aspirations growing up in Pacoima, and her journey from CSUN to serving Los Angeles. Martinez just won reelection in Area District 6, covering the east San Fernando Valley. Read more about Martinez.
Rainn Wilson
CSUN Welcomes Actor Rainn Wilson
CSUN students enjoyed hearing from Rainn Wilson, star of the NBC television series, The Office, talk about his new project, SoulPancake, and his spiritual journey after college. Read more about Wilson.
AlumniGivingAthleticsValley Performing Arts CenterAbout

Upcoming Events


WindSync at VPAC

Thu., March 12, 7:30 p.m.

Revolutionary chamber musicians. Read More

event flyer

CSUN’s 2015 Envisioning California Lecture

Tue., March 17, 6 p.m.

Los Angeles as a model of urban resilience. Read More

Ravi Sawhney

LACI@CSUN: CEO Speaker Series

Thu., March 19, 3:30 p.m.

Ravi Sawhney ’79, founder & CEO of RKS Design, next in speaker series. Read More


Focus on Alumni & Community

Harambee Conference Motivates Students to Attend College

Brandon E. Martin, CSUN’s director of intercollegiate athletics, served as the keynote speaker at the annual Harambee High School Conference on Feb. 27. The event aims to inspire African-American students from throughout California to prepare for college.

Alumni Connect at Mixer in Old Town Pasadena

The CSUN Alumni Association hosted a mixer in Old Town Pasadena on Feb. 19. Alumni reconnected, networked and learned more about what’s new at CSUN.

Donor Appreciation Luncheon Recognizes Impact of CSUN Supporters

CSUN hosted a luncheon on March 3 to recognize the Heritage Society and President’s Associates members who have made a financial commitment to help CSUN students through estate planning and donations to the university.


CSUN in the News

Education Never Stops For L.A.’s Successful Entrepreneurs, says CSUN Business Professor

CBS Los Angeles

CSUN Grad Student Wins Young Adult Book of the Month

Broadway World

CSUN Alumnus Kenneth Gordon Eade Creates Political and Legal Thrillers

Huffington Post

Stay Connected

facebook twitter youtube linkedin matador network
Copyright © 2015 California State University, Northridge. All rights reserved.