Oct. 6, 2015
Volume 3, Edition 8
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Linda Ronstadt Walks Through Her Music Career at VPAC

Award-winning singer Linda Ronstadt was interviewed by longtime friend and producer Dan Guerrero about her successful career before an audience that included Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta and celebrity fashion designer Bob Mackie at the Valley Performing Arts Center. Ronstadt's recordings dating back to the 1970s have sold millions of records. She has earned 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Country Music Awards, Emmy and Alma Awards. In 2014, she was inducted into the Rock ’n Roll Hall of Fame.

Graduating Students in Cap and Gown

10 Years After Graduation, CSUN Alumni Earn Thousands More Than Dropouts

Graduates from CSUN earn more than $64,000 annually — nearly $16,000 a year more than their classmates who dropped out — 10 years after leaving the university.

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 Joey Buttitta

CSUN Alumnus and News Anchor Joey Buttitta Goes Global in The Amazing Race

CSUN Alumnus Joey Buttitta and his girlfriend, Kelsey Gerckens, joined a competition with 11 other teams in a race around the world during the 27th season of The Amazing Race.

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Upcoming Events

CSUN women’s soccer players

Women’s Soccer vs. UC Irvine

Thu, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m.
Before taking in the action on the field, take part in the pre-game excitement with a Fan Fair, including free food, music and giveaways.

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Beatles concert flyer

The Fab Faux performing The Beatles at VPAC

Sat, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.
The Fab Faux performs The Beatles’ classic set lists from their Hollywood Bowl and Dodger Stadium concerts.

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Institute of Sustainability logo leaf

Sustainability Day 2015

Tue, Oct. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Organizers will share ideas on sustainability and resiliency.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Women’s Basketball Program Annual Tip-Off Dinner, Oct. 17

Join the two-time defending Big West champion CSUN women's basketball program for its annual Tip-Off Dinner. Featured events include a Q&A session with the players and coaching staff and ring ceremony.

CSUN Teams With Portfolium to Offer Matador-Centric Job Hub

Between email, websites like Indeed.com and social media hubs like LinkedIn, there’s nothing holding people back from getting their dream jobs. Which is why CSUN is teaming up with the “career readiness” website Portfolium to offer students and alumni, free of charge, a hub to be found.

CSUN Celebrates Founding of EOP and Ethnic Studies Departments

Founders of EOP at CSUN urged students to continue to advocate for access for traditionally underrepresented groups at the unveiling of a memorial plaque honoring those trailblazers.


CSUN in the News


CSUN’s Challenge is to Help Students Overcome Theirs: Commentary by President Harrison

Daily News

CSUN #5 Among Colleges Advancing America’s Economy


CSUN’s VPAC: Best Concert Hall You’re Missing Out On

LA Weekly