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May. 12, 2015
Volume 2, Edition 35
Yo-Yo Ma

Packed House Welcomes Yo-Yo Ma to CSUN

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma delivered a riveting performance to a crowd that included Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Smokey Robinson and Stewart Copeland at a gala benefiting the 4-year-old Valley Performing Arts Center. Read more about the VPAC gala.

Tania Benjamin
Hard Work, Dedication Pay Off for CSUN Graduates
More than 10,600 students are expected to take a great step in their lives at CSUN’s 2015 commencement. Among these stories of success are multiple truly outstanding graduates who are elevating Los Angeles. Read more about CSUN’s outstanding graduates.
Poet Laureate Luis Rodriguez
CSUN Chicana/o Studies Honors Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez
The Department of Chicana/o Studies honored Luis Rodriguez, a native Angeleno and self-proclaimed “Valley Guy,” for his appointment as Poet Laureate of Los Angeles. Read more about Luis Rodriguez.
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CSUN Softball

NCAA Tournament:

Fri., May 15, 5:30 p.m.

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CTVA Multimedia Showcase

Tue., May 19, 7 p.m.

Featuring CTVA alum Jim D’Addario, award-winning Disney producer. Read More

Diavolo and Architecture in Motion

Diavolo/Architecture in Motion - L’Espace du Temps at VPAC

Sat., Sept. 19, 8 p.m.

Fierce, athletic and unconventional. Read More


Focus on Alumni & Community

President Harrison Recognized for Trailblazing Impact

CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison received the Trailblazer Award from Leadership California along with five other CSU female presidents in recognition of their groundbreaking achievements and leadership in academia.

CSUN Athletics to Launch CSUN Sports Network

The CSUN Sports Network multimedia platform will create and showcase extensive video content and more on and the Matadors’ social media handles, expanding the ways in which fans can interact with their favorite Matador teams.

AppJam Shows Off

CSUN students presented a series of innovative mobile applications in an entrepreneurial environment with the goal of improving future life at CSUN.


CSUN in the News

CSUN Faculty Talk About Sneaky Ways to Train Your Husband

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CSUN Alumna May Be Blind but is the “Joyous Heart” of L.A. School for Visually Impaired Kids

NBC Los Angeles

CSUN Plans More Than a Mid-Major Undertaking with CSUN Sports Network

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