Jan. 26, 2016
Volume 3, Edition 21
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LACI@CSUN Ranked No. 3 Business Incubator in the World

This is the second consecutive year that LACI, which has partnered with CSUN to form LACI@CSUN, has been ranked in the top 10 university-associated business incubators in the world, rising from its No. 6 ranking in 2014. In just four years LACI has grown exponentially, helping launch new businesses that have generated millions in revenue and created jobs.

President Dianne F. Harrison

President Champions Innovation Throughout CSUN at Faculty Retreat

Recognizing the “incredible,” innovative work already taking place at CSUN, President Dianne F. Harrison encouraged faculty to rediscover efforts already underway on campus and develop new innovations at the annual Faculty Retreat.

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Robert Townsend

CSUN Celebrates Black History Month: Hallowed Ground

Acclaimed actor, director, producer and CSUN alumnus Robert Townsend (Hon. D.) will be among the featured speakers during CSUN’s Black History Month celebration.

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Upcoming Events


Men’s Basketball vs. UC Irvine

Wed, Jan. 27, 7 p.m.
It’s a Red Rally Night, so let’s Pack the House! The first 1,000 fans receive a CSUN camouflage T-shirt. Wear your red for $1 Matadogs.

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Chancellor Timothy White

CSU Chancellor Timothy White Visits CSUN

Fri, Jan. 29, 1:30 p.m.
Members of the CSUN community are invited to an open forum with California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall. The chancellor will outline his strategic vision for the CSU and take questions from the audience.

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Fiesta Mexico-Americana at VPAC

Fiesta Mexico-Americana at VPAC

Sun., Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.
A celebration of Mexican-American heritage featuring LOS LOBOS with special guests Ballet Folklorico Mexicano.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


FYI: Faculty and Staff News

For Your Information this week features information and opportunities about Coping with Stress, 2016 Faculty Awards, and faculty and staff appointments.

Learning Can Be Fun and Almost Free: The CSU Fee Waiver and Reduction Program Benefit, Feb. 3

Join representatives from Benefits Administration, Admissions and Records and Student Accounting to learn how you can use the Fee Waiver Program if you are thinking about enrolling in a degree program or want to transfer the benefit to an eligible dependent.

Spring 2016 Professional and Personal Development Calendar

View and download a personal pdf copy of the Spring 2016 Professional and Personal Development calendar to see the various programs available to you; from Budgeting in Action to Understanding Hospitality and Procurement Polices, and everything in between.


CSUN in the News


Wilbut Hits Game-Winning Three-Pointer in CSUN Victory over Cal Poly SLO


CSUN Students Provide Free Tax Preparation Assistance to Low-Income People

San Fernando Valley Sun

One-Woman Show Gives Voice to Children of the Holocaust