Sept. 8, 2015
Volume 3, Edition 4
Trouble loading? View this email online.

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.

Read More +

Discuss on Facebook +

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.

Read More +

Discuss on Facebook +


Upcoming Events

Matador soccer fans bang their thunder sticks at Fan Fair.

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.

Attend this Event +

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.

Attend this Event +

Megan Hilty.

Megan Hilty In Concert

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

Attend this Event +


Focus on Faculty & Staff


Developing, Owning and Sharing the Matador Spirit, Sept. 11

Join President Dianne F. Harrison as we kick off the 2015-16 Professional and Personal Development Program with a special session on “Being an Ambassador,” facilitated by Gigi McGuire.

CSUN Technology Workshop: Using and Skillport, Sept. 16

CSUN employees enjoy free access to and Skillport online libraries. Join us to learn how to access and maximize the benefits of each system, which offer thousands of opportunities to learn new — or develop existing — skills.

Save the Date: HR Benefits and Wellness Fair, Sept. 22

Benefits open enrollment is right around the corner. Stop by the HR Benefits and Wellness Fair in the USU Northridge Center to learn about plan options, services and resources available to you and your family.


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 Campuses Set Enrollment Records

Los Angeles Daily News