Sep. 20, 2016
Volume 4, Edition 6
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A Touch of Broadway and Healthy Food at Magaram Center 25th Anniversary

Hosted by Emmy-winning actor Obba Babatundé, the silver anniversary for the Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics featured healthy food demonstrations by alumni Barbara Fairchild and Paulette Lambert, as well as a performance by a group of Broadway performers.

Freshman Convocation took place on September 16.

Freshmen Embark on Their CSUN Journey at Convocation

Thousands of CSUN freshmen strode onto Oviatt Lawn to cheers from student leaders and the strains of March of the Matadors during the annual Freshman Convocation. This look ahead to their graduation on the same spot featured inspirational words from author Jon Ronson, whose book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed was the 2016 Freshman Common Reading.

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Nazarian business college celebrates 50 years on September 22.

CSUN’s Nazarian College Marks 50 Years of Educating Business Leaders

CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics is celebrating five decades of changing the face of business with a gala celebration on Sept. 22. The college’s Fabulous 50 Alumni will be recognized at the event.

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Upcoming Events

Assassins musical on September 23-25.

Assassins at the Little Theatre in Nordhoff Hall

Sept. 23-25
The musical Assassins depicts the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of the United States. Doors open at 7 p.m.

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CSUN women's soccer on September 25.

Women’s Soccer vs. Nebraska-Omaha

Sun, Sept. 25, 11 a.m.
“Beat the Heat” as the Matadors play their final game before Big West play. The first 100 fans will get a free Matador water bottle or hand fan.

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Tyne Daly

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


Communication Disorders & Sciences “Speed Mentoring” Event, Oct. 4

The Communication Disorders and Sciences Alumni Chapter invites alumni to participate as mentors for its annual “Speed Mentoring” event for current students to explore various career opportunities as a speech pathologist.

2016 Alumni Scholarship Recognition Dinner, Oct. 14

Please join the CSUN Alumni Association at The Odyssey in Granada Hills in recognizing the 14 outstanding students selected to receive scholarships awarded by the Association. Meet the students and their families, hear their stories, and celebrate the future of CSUN. This is a great way to connect with CSUN and experience an inspirational evening.

Raising Your Profile Through Public Speaking, Sept. 29

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

EOP Celebrates Anniversary and Commemorates the Legacy of José Luis Vargas

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at CSUN is proud to celebrate 47 years of student success on campus and commemorate the program that continues to strengthen diversity across the CSU system. 


CSUN in the News


Alumna and Sound of Music Star Charmian Carr Passed Away at 73


Alumnus is Wall Street’s No Frills Investment Banker Who Sealed Monsanto-Bayer $66B Deal

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CSUN Business College Celebrates 50 Years

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