Sept. 8, 2015
Volume 3, Edition 4
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Freshmen Make a Difference in the Community

The first-ever Matadors Day of Service saw more than 250 students give back to the surrounding community through a neighborhood clean-up. CSUN students spent their first Saturday of the 2015 fall semester making a huge difference on campus and around the community.

CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison meets "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm

Hollywood Foreign Press Gift to Support CSUN Student Senior Film Projects

While celebrities such as Halle Berry, Lady Gaga, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jane Fonda, Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Sarah Silverman and John Krasinski looked on, CSUN was awarded a $60,000 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to support students working on their senior film projects.

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UNAM Film Students Take Workshop at CSUN.

CSUN Gives UNAM Film Students a Taste of Hollywood

Tamara Romo’s dream came true this summer as one of 24 students from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) who enrolled in CSUN’s first UNAM Film Producers Workshop.

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Upcoming Events

Matador soccer fans bang their thunder sticks at Fan Fest.

Men’s Soccer vs. New Mexico

Fri, Sept. 11, 7 p.m.
Come early for the pre-game Fan Fair, then bang your thunder sticks to energize the Matadors.

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CSUN Constitution Day poster.

U.S. Constitution Day at CSUN

Sat, Sept. 12, 8:30 a.m.
The Constitution and Foreign Policy: President and Congress.

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Megan Hilty.

Megan Hilty In Concert

Thu, Sept. 24, 8 p.m.
Unforgettable evening of Broadway standards and Hollywood favorites.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


CSUN Animation Faculty, Students Helped Rebuild Memories of Hiroshima Life Pre-Bombing

“Message from Hiroshima,” a Japanese documentary, tells the stories of Hiroshima survivors with the help of computer-generated imagery by CSUN animation faculty and students.

CSUN Celebrates Founders’ Day, Sept. 19

Join us on Founders’ Day at a reunion annually honoring and reuniting former students, faculty and staff of CSUN’s Valley State days.

2015 NCOD Alumni Reunion, Oct. 9-11

The Hyatt Regency Valencia is the site for the NCOD Alumni Association’s annual event.


CSUN in the News


The Rise of CSUN’s Valley Performing Arts Center

Los Angeles Magazine

CSUN Professor Comments on ‘Civil War’ Documentary

Los Angeles Times

CSUN, CSU Set Enrollment Records

Los Angeles Daily News