Feb. 21, 2017
Volume 4, Edition 26
Trouble loading? View this email online.

Matadors Reunite at Homecoming

Alumni from all decades gathered at CSUN for a day full of festivities, including a barbecue, pinewood derby races, campus tours and much more. The event was capped off by a scintillating Matador Men’s Basketball team victory in front of a packed, energetic Matadome crowd.

CSUN’s Center of Achievement Through Adapted Physical Activity has expanded its offerings.

CSUN Center Opens Up World of Possibilities for Children with Disabilities

When CSUN’s Center of Achievement Through Adapted Physical Activity opened more than 40 years ago, it was a land-based program and most of its clients were adults. With the opening of the Abbott and Linda Brown Western Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy, the center has expanded its offerings with programs designed specifically to meet the needs of children.

Read More +

Discuss on Facebook +

Colin Farrell will participate in CHMEaPalooza on Feb. 25.

Stars Align to Celebrate CHIME

A wide range of celebrities, including Colin Farrell and the cast of the ABC hit show Speechless, will gather on Feb. 25 to celebrate the annual CHIMEaPalooza event to raise funds for the award-winning and CSUN-affiliated charter school.

Read More +

Discuss on Facebook +


Upcoming Events

February 22 is the screening of the Netflix documentary 13th.

Film Screening & Discussion: 13th

Wed, Feb. 22, 1:30 p.m.
CSUN students, faculty and community members are welcome to watch and discuss the popular Netflix documentary 13th inside the Ferman Presentation Room with Black Lives Matter activist Melina Abdullah.

Attend this Event +

This free show features music and dance honoring and evoking water.

Celebrating World Cultures & Earth’s Shared Resources at VPAC Lawn and Courtyard

Sat, Feb. 25, 1 p.m.
This free daytime performance festival in the VPAC Courtyard features six Los Angeles ensembles with origins in six regions of the world (Brazil, West Africa, Hawaii, Mexico, Japan and the Middle East). These traditional artists have one thing in common – music and dance that honors and evokes water.

Attend this Event +

CSUN women's basketball takes on UC Riverside on Feb. 25 at 4 p.m.

Women’s Basketball vs. UC Riverside

Sat, Feb. 25, 4 p.m.
Head to the Matadome for this great afternoon matchup as the red-hot Matadors ride their seven-game winning streak to take on the visiting Highlanders. The last time the two teams faced off on Feb. 11, CSUN won a 70-67 overtime nail-biter.

Attend this Event +


Focus on Alumni & Community


Black History Month: Author Robert Lee Johnson, Feb. 23

Robert Lee Johnson will discuss his most recent book Notable Southern Californians in Black History from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Ferman Presentation Room. The book focuses on contributions to the state of California by black men and women.

Read More +

Thousands to Attend CSUN’s 32nd Annual Conference on Assistive Technology

Thousands of people from around the globe are expected to be in San Diego for the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, the world’s largest event dedicated to exploring new ways technology can assist people with disabilities.

Read More +

CADV Alumni Gathering in Remembrance of Carol Kelly, Feb. 25

CSUN’s Child and Adolescent Development Alumni Chapter invites friends and alumni to campus on Saturday to pay tribute to CSUN professor emeritus Carol Kelly, who recently passed away. Kelly was a transformative figure for the chapter and a beloved professor at CSUN.

Read More +

Black Alumni Brunch and Awards Celebration, March 4

Purchase your tickets today for this special event where influential Matadors Debra Hammond, Andre Chevalier ’94, M.A. ’07 and Christopher Holmes ’72 will be honored. Your attendance also helps us raise money for scholarships.

Read More +

Attorney Networking Group’s March Meeting

Join fellow CSUN alumni attorneys on March 1 for dinner, networking and an opportunity to generate business relationships. There is no cost to attend and dinner is provided, so bring a friend.

Read More +

EOH Technical Symposium

Return to campus for CSUN’s 12th annual Environmental and Occupational Health Alumni Chapter Technical Symposium on March 1. We have brought in numerous experts who will present information that will increase your knowledge and elevate your thinking.

Read More +


CSUN in the News


A Different Way to Experience John Adams' Music: Sitting Onstage, Next to the Musicians

Los Angeles Times

CSUN President Harrison: We Cannot Retreat From Sexual Assault Prevention

Daily News


The Rafu Shimpo

CSUN Professor Rosa RiVera Furumoto is Full Steam Ahead

California Educator