Sep. 20, 2016
Volume 4, Edition 6
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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.

Magaram Center 25th Anniversary event.

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.

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Nazarian College Marks 50 Years of business excellence.

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 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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women's soccer

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 in DEAR World at the 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 Faculty & Staff


Walkability Wednesday, Sept. 21

Hosted by CSUN’s Institute for Community Health & Wellbeing, Walkability Wednesdays take place from Noon to 12:45 p.m. every Wednesday, featuring guest speakers and walk leaders. This week, join Austin Eriksson and Sarah Johnson from the Institute for Sustainability for a walk through campus and a discussion of CSUN’s sustainability initiatives throughout campus.

The Standard - Special Life Insurance Enrollment Information Session, Sept. 21

During this open enrollment period The Standard Insurance will allow you the opportunity to enroll or increase Supplemental Life insurance up to $100,000 (employee only) coverage, if you haven’t been declined prior, without medical evidence. Two informational sessions available.

Find Out How to Stop Smoking, Sept. 22

CSUN has been a smoke- and tobacco-free campus for more than a year now. If you’re ready to kick the habit or find yourself struggling, help is available. Join Dr. Ester Jun of the Klotz Student Health Center for advice and resources.

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.

ElderCare: Practical Tips for Care Givers, Sept. 28

Join Yael Wyte of the Alzheimer’s Association on behalf of Empathia/LifeMatters for a discussion of practical tips and resources to aid you in taking care of those who need your assistance. This is the first of a two-part series, followed in Spring 2017 by a session on helping caregivers cope with the emotional aspects of the role.

John Maxwell Live2Lead Leadership Event, Oct. 7

Live2Lead is a half-day, leader-development experience designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways.


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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