Aug. 30, 2016
Volume 4, Edition 3
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President Harrison Starts the Engine on New Academic Year

Before the Fall 2016 semester got underway, CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison took a look back at some of the best accomplishments from the 2015-16 academic year and looked ahead to more success in the coming year.

Seven of 22 LAUSD Teachers of the Year are CSUN alumni.

Nearly One-Third of LAUSD Teachers of the Year Are CSUN Alumni

Recently, the Los Angeles Unified School District recognized 22 educators as Teachers of the Year. Seven of the teachers are CSUN alumni, and all appreciate how their alma mater helped prepare them for their careers.

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Paul Jennings gives back to CSUN students.

CSUN Alumnus Paul Jennings Answers the Call

Paul Jennings, CSUN alumnus and successful businessman, found his niche during his time as a student and hopes to give back to other CSUN students.

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Upcoming Events

movie fest

Movie Fest — Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Thu, Sept. 1, 7 p.m.
The summer’s weekly movie fest concludes with the latest edition of the classic space saga. Food trucks will be available to attendees at 5:30 p.m.

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CSUN women's soccer takes on Ball State on September 2.

Women’s Soccer vs. Ball State

Fri, Sept. 2, 7 p.m.
The soccer season is now in full swing, so head to the Matador Soccer Field and watch the women’s team in action. Children 13 & younger wearing a team jersey or T-shirt receive free admission with a purchased adult ticket.

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Dear World at VPAC

Tyne Daly in Jerry Herman’s DEAR WORLD at VPAC

Fri, Sept. 30, 8 p.m.
Tony and Emmy-winning actress Tyne Daly steps into the role of mad Countess Aurelia in Jerry Herman’s musical DEAR WORLD.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Back to School for CSUN Alumni As Well

As we begin the new school year, we invite you to come back to CSUN as well. Get closer to CSUN by joining the CSUN Alumni Association. Not only does it better connect you to your alma mater, but membership gives you numerous benefits.

Attorney Networking Group Meeting

Join the Attorney Networking Group, a CSUN Alumni chapter, for its September meeting in Encino on Wednesday, Sept. 7. The goal of the chapter is to meet to generate business relationships, share qualified referrals and work together to support, encourage and expand resources. There is no cost to attend and dinner is provided. Bring a friend.

Finance Insurance and Real Estate Networking Event, Sept. 8

CSUN’s Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (F.I.R.E.) Alumni Chapter invites you to its networking mixer in Glendale. Build your network and give your career a boost. Strengthen the chapter and your bond to CSUN. Find out ways you can volunteer and make an impact on current CSUN students.


CSUN in the News


Entering College? CSUN Professor Sandoval Shares Some Great Advice for 2016

NBC News

The Silent Farewell Tour of Dick Enberg, Former CSUN Professor and Baseball Coach

Baseball Essential

CSUN Professor Davison Cites L.A. Coliseum’s Community Building Effect

Los Angeles Daily News