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Mar. 31, 2015
Volume 2, Edition 29
Alexxa Wimberly and Stephanie Morales

CSUN’s Peer Mentoring Programs Provide a Bridge to a Bright Academic Future

CSUN has established multiple initiatives such as the Outreach Internship Program that help local high school and community college students to learn more about the value of higher education from current CSUN students. In many cases, these prospective students are learning for the first time that a college degree is within reach. Read more about these near peer programs.

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CSUN Honors the Legacy of Cesar Chavez
CSUN campus organizations hosted the fifth-annual Cesar Chavez Service Fair to promote community involvement and honor the legacy of Chavez, whose birthday falls on March 31. Read more about the Cesar Chavez Service Fair.
Elaine Berke
Educational Opportunities for Students with Special Needs Motivate CSUN Philanthropist
Elaine Berke’s generosity and philanthropic spirit led to the Michael D. Eisner College of Education’s Berke Assessment Clinic and Library. The Berke Assessment Clinic and Library serves local residents by offering low- or no-cost learning assessments to children with learning differences. Read more about Elaine Berke.
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Upcoming Events

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Sand Volleyball vs. Long Beach State

Tue., March 31, 2 p.m.

Catch the close of the inaugural season on the sand. Read More

President Barack Obama

CSUN 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Sat., April 18, 6:30 p.m.

Judy Baca, Paul Jennings and Donald Petrie are honored. Read More


Martha Graham Dance Company at VPAC

Sat., April 18, 8 p.m.

Combining masterpieces by Graham and contemporary dance. Read More


Focus on Faculty & Staff

Provost’s Colloquium: Welcome to Your Plate

CSUN’s Erica Wohldmann, a professor in the Department of Psychology, will discuss her research on various factors that contribute to food choices and how decisions can be shaped to create a healthier and more just world.

How to Handle Workplace Violence, April 14

Gain knowledge about the range of university resources available to staff and how to activate these resources when confronted with various behaviors that might cause concern, discomfort or fear in your department.

Grow Your Mind Book Club, April 15

Join us for another semester of this lively book group filled with spirited and thought-provoking discussions. Attendance at every meeting — or having read the entire book — is not required for participation, so feel free to come to as many discussions as you like.


CSUN in the News

L.A. Times Notes CSUN as Cost-Saving Exemplar

Los Angeles Times

CSUN Alumnus and Legendary Comedian Phil Hartman Started as a Graphic Designer

Fast Company Design

Fashion TEQ Founder and CSUN Alumna to Take Women’s Wearables by Storm

Latin Post

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