Sep. 13, 2016
Volume 4, Edition 5
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Matadors Clean Up Campus and Community

As part of the second annual Matador Day of Service, approximately 400 CSUN students participated in a community cleanup to be good neighbors and make the area around campus more beautiful.

Alumnus Jose Ramos opened a Boys and Girls Club in Perris, California.

Alumnus Helps Provide Mentorship for Kids in Perris

CSUN alumnus Jose Ramos (pictured left) felt the city of Perris, located 70 miles from L.A., needed a safe place for kids to go after school. Through his leadership, along with his wife and other community leaders, Boys & Girls Club was born in that city.

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Alumnus Cameron Mooney helps underserved kids through Music Therapy.

CSUN Music Therapy Graduate Rekindles Hope for Grieving Children

CSUN music therapy alumnus Cameron Mooney spends his time working with the Dee Dee Jackson Foundation to provide support for underserved kids who suffer from grief or loss by connecting them with music.

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Upcoming Events

Sandy Brown’s  “Oh, Yes She Did!” is live at CSUN on September 22.

Sandy Brown’s “Oh, Yes She Did!” Live at CSUN

Thur, Sept. 22, 5 p.m.
Winner of the NAACP Award for “Best One-Person Show,” the show is a thrilling, theatrical ride starring HBO Actress and Comedienne Sandy Brown, blending drama, humor, song, dance and multi-media.

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CSUN men's soccer takes on San Diego on September 22 at 7 p.m.

Men’s Soccer vs. San Diego

Thur, Sept. 22, 7 p.m.
Cheer on your Matadors as they take on San Diego at the Matador Soccer Field. Get to the game early for free food, music and prize giveaways in the parking lot next to the field.

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Philharmonia Orchestra features conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen at VPAC on October 5.

Philharmonia Orchestra at VPAC

Wed, Oct. 5, 8 p.m.
Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen has a restless innovation that marks him as one of the most important artists in classical music. The Philharmonia Orchestra is one of the world’s great orchestras and is widely acknowledged as one of the United Kingdom’s foremost musical pioneers.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Raising Your Profile Through Public Speaking

Register today for this free career webinar. Aurora Gregory, co-author of the best-selling Get Picked: Tips, Tricks and Tools for Creating an Irresistible Speaker Proposal, will share her expertise on Sept. 29 on how to use public speaking to grow your career, build your business or move your message so you can reach your goals.

Like Our CSUN Alumni Page on Facebook

Get engaged with us by liking our CSUN Alumni page on Facebook. There’s news about Matadors doing big things in the world, event info – such as networking mixers and chapter events, and details on Alumni Association benefits.

Make an Impact on Current Matadors Over a Meal

The CSUN Alumni Association introduces Dinner with 7 Matadors. Alumni and their spouse can host a meal at their home or favorite restaurant with four to five current CSUN students. It is a forum to share real-life stories and real-world knowledge and impact young Matadors interested in following the host’s career path. If you’re a CSUN alumnus or alumna interested in hosting a dinner contact Samantha Delagardelle at or call (818) 677-4198.


CSUN in the News


Former CSUN Professor and Baseball Coach Dick Enberg is Rounding Third and Heading Home After a Glorious Career

Los Angeles Times

Marilyn Magaram Center Celebrates 25 Years of Health and Nutrition Education

San Fernando Sun

Alumnus and Hall of Fame Boxer Bobby Chacon Dies at 64

New York Times