Feb. 9, 2016
Volume 3, Edition 23
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CSUN Launches The Bull Ring for Student Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and philanthropist David Nazarian ’82 (Business) is teaming up with businessman and fellow Matador Jeff Marine to create CSUN’s own version of Shark Tank, called The Bull Ring, in which students will compete for $50,000 in prize money by pitching their innovative ideas for new business ventures.

Lorraine Bradley and others

Tom Bradley Film Screening Kicks Off Black History Month Celebration

The daughter of legendary Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley was among a panel of experts who talked about his extraordinary life during an event that kicked off Black History Month at CSUN.

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CSUN students walking

CSUN Part of National Program to Increase Latino Faculty in the Humanities

Officials at CSUN are teaming up with their counterparts at the University of Pennsylvania to launch an unprecedented program to increase the number of Latino professors working in the humanities.

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Upcoming Events

basketball player

Men’s Basketball vs. Cal State Fullerton

Wed, Feb. 10, 7 p.m.
It’s Red Rally Night, with the first 500 fans receiving a free “Together We Rise” Matador Pride T-shirt and Sport Chalet Mystery Cards.

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Go green flyer

Let’s Work Together to Save Energy and Water

Thur., Feb. 11, 1:30 p.m.
Head to this free workshop to learn how to save money on your electric, gas and water bills.

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An Evening with Jeffrey and Gabriel Kahane at VPAC

Wed, Feb. 17, 8 p.m.
Jeffrey and his son Gabriel intended to stretch musical boundaries and celebrate the similarities embedded within contrasting musical styles.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


Children of SRC Members are Invited to Get Active

Attention all Student Recreation Center members with young ones! Get your kids moving this spring with our exciting youth activities for different age groups. Both of our high-energy classes take place on five consecutive Saturdays — from Feb. 13 through March 12.

CalPERS Member Class, Feb. 17

If you are eligible for CalPERS’ retirement plan and are relatively new or at the mid-point of your career, you’re invited to learn more about CalPERS and what you can do now to be better prepared. We’ll cover retirement calculation, income sources, online resources and benefits that you carry with you into retirement.

Essential Estate Planning in California, Feb. 18

Since you can’t take it with you, come join us for a brown bag lunch (we’ll supply refreshment and dessert), to learn the essentials of estate planning and how to benefit those you care about. We’ll cover the basics and topics specifically relevant to CSU employees.

Activities That Will Change the Way You Teach

Todd Zakrajsek has developed a series of concrete teaching strategies that could make a difference in professors’ teaching methods.


CSUN in the News


Exhibit Explores the African Ancestry of the Founders of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Daily News

Debra Hammond Receives CSU’s Highest Honor

Los Angeles Sentinel

Former Dodger Announcer to Call CSUN Baseball and Softball Games

Los Angeles Times