Oct. 4, 2016
Volume 2, Edition 8
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CSUN Celebrates InnovateLA With October Events

CSUN is hosting eight events as a part of InnovateLA, a countywide celebration of innovation and creativity in the region. Enjoy coding challenges, hackathons, workshops, conferences and other events open to students, faculty, staff and the public.

CSUN's EOP celebrates 47 years and honors the memory of the late director Jose Luis Vargas.

CSUN Celebrates 47 Years of EOP and Honors Late Director José Luis Vargas

CSUN community members celebrated National EOP Month on Sept. 28, highlighted by honoring the legacy of the late José Luis Vargas, who had directed the program from 1994 until he passed away on March 19.

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CSUN students are encouraged to vote in November through a partnership with TurboVote.

TurboVote Encourages Students to Register to Vote

CSUN Associated Students has partnered with TurboVote to allow students to register, receive election reminders and request an absentee ballot for the Nov. 8 election.

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Upcoming Events

women’s volleyball

Women’s Volleyball vs. Hawaii

Thur, Oct. 6, 7 p.m.
Before the Matadors’ big game against Hawaii, free food, music and giveaways will be provided at the Fan Fair in the F5 parking lot. Also, the first 300 fans in attendance will receive a free neon T-shirt.

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Big Politics event

Associated Students Big Politics

Thur, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.
Stay informed and involved in the upcoming presidential election by heading to the Sierra Quad for the Big Politics fair. The free event will have voter registration booths, live music and free food.

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Kelli O’Hara at VPAC

An Evening With Kelli O’Hara at VPAC

Fri, Oct. 14, 8 p.m.
Kelli O’Hara returns to VPAC after scoring a Tony Award for her performance in The King and I. The New York Times calls her one of “our greatest re-interpreters of musical standards.”

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Focus on Students


Innovation Weeks at the Oviatt Library

The Oviatt Library will host daily coding challenges and hackathons, virtual reality explorations, Wikipedia editing sessions and more. Compete to earn badges — one lucky winner will receive a 3D-printed trophy with their own face on it. RSVP required.

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Pathways to the Professoriate Scholarship Program Now Taking Applications

CSUN is excited to launch HSI Pathways to the Professoriate, a project that will offer a life-changing opportunity to 30 CSUN students. The program aims to prepare undergraduate students in the humanities and related fields to pursue a career in the professoriate by providing programming that prepares them for admission to and persistence through a Ph.D. program. The first info session takes place at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Jerome Richfield Hall 319. Deadline to apply is Nov. 15. For more info contact hsipathways@csun.edu.

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CSUN Breaks Ground on Cutting-Edge Sustainability Center

Campus leadership, the Institute for Sustainability, Associated Students and other CSUN stakeholders celebrated the groundbreaking for the new Sustainability Center.

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CSUN Honors New Students of Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program at White Coat Ceremony

The College of Health and Human Development hosted a celebration for potential future doctors of physical therapy, representing the start of the students’ three-year journey through the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program.

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What’s New in Sustainability

Find out about CSUN’s future sustainability center. Learn how to compost in your own backyard. CSUN professor serves on LADWP Integrated Resource Planning Board. Join us for sustainability day.

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CSUN on Social Media


CSUN Athletic Director Starts New Social Media Series Called “Mataminutes”


CSUN Dance President Jessica Gordon Poses in Orange Grove


Feria de Educación is coming to CSUN