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 California State University, Northridge 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 for Sustainability logo of a 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 Faculty & Staff


Preventing Skin Damage to Our Skin, Oct. 12

Open to all faculty and staff, this lecture will provide facts about sun damage in the United States, how to prevent it and tips for adults and kids. Screening provided by DermaScan.

Being at Your Best: Knowing Your True Colors and How Best to Work with Others, Oct. 15

Ever notice that some people are detail-oriented planners while others perform at their best with minimal structure and the freedom to be creative? Are you more of a people-person or an analytical thinker? True Colors is a personality identification system for understanding yourself and others based on your personality temperament.

Dealing with Workplace Violence and Fear or Threats of Violence, Oct. 28

With the rise in occurrence and increased publicity of school shootings on college campuses around the United States, HR and the Department of Police Services will facilitate a discussion about the key elements necessary when dealing with distressing, disruptive and threatening behaviors.


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