Mar. 28, 2017
Volume 4, Edition 31
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CSUN’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Have Made Lasting Impacts on Wall Street, TV, Science and Tech

CSUN will honor financial industry titan Milton Berlinski, reality TV trailblazer Mike Darnell and science and technology leader Patricia Maloney at the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards on April 29.

Stan and Phyllis Gilson have stayed connected and given back to CSUN by making a planned gift.

More Than 40 Years Later, One Couple’s Bond to CSUN and Each Other Remains Strong

Since first meeting as students in the late 1960s, Stan and Phyllis Gilson have stayed connected and given back to CSUN by making a planned gift that will provide scholarships to students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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The annual event honored President’s Associates and Heritage Society members for funding scholarships and more.

President’s Annual Luncheon Highlights Donor Impact

The annual event honored President’s Associates and Heritage Society members for their generosity in funding student scholarships, faculty, research opportunities and more.

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Upcoming Events

Free performance of the Colburn Orchestra at the Valley Performing Arts Center on April 2.

FREE Performance: Colburn Orchestra at VPAC

Sun, April 2, 3 p.m.
Under the direction of music director and conductor Yehuda Gilad, the Colburn Orchestra is the flagship ensemble of the Colburn Conservatory of Music, performing at prestigious venues around Southern California.

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All student recreation center members can take part in member appreciation week, April 3 to 7.

Member Appreciation Week at the SRC

April 3-7
All SRC members are invited to this week full of special activities, raffles, and giveaways in gratitude for their membership and being part of Team SRC.

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Get a free taco when you come to the CSUN baseball game against Pepperdine on April 4.

Matatude Taco Tuesday: Baseball vs. Pepperdine

Tues, April 4, 3 p.m.
The first 100 fans in attendance will receive a free taco while they watch exciting baseball.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


An Evening With Cheech Marin, March 28

In his long-awaited memoir, CSUN’s 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award honoree and counterculture legend Cheech Marin writes candidly about coming of age as the wisecracking kid in 1960s Los Angeles, resisting the draft as a young man, and many other surprising journeys along the way to creating one of the most successful comedy acts of all time. Join us as Marin reflects on his incredible career in conversation with L.A.’s own Marisol Hernandez, lead singer of the GRAMMY award-winning La Santa Cecilia. There is a special discount for friends of CSUN by using the promo code: CSUNfriend.

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RSVP By Wednesday: CSU New York/Tri-State Alumni Reception

Join fellow Matadors, President Dianne F. Harrison and Chancellor Timothy P. White at the annual CSU New York/Tri-State Alumni Reception at the exclusive and historic University Club of New York. Network and share your common bond with CSUN. We plan on filling the room full of Matadors!

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RSVP By Wednesday: CSU Alumni Reception in D.C.

The City Club of Washington is opening its doors to Matadors in and around our nation’s capital for a networking opportunity that you can't miss. Join fellow Matadors and President Dianne F. Harrison at the annual CSU Alumni Reception in Washington, D.C.

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Attorney Networking Group, April 5

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

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CSUN Alumni Panel Discussion Series: The Business Side of Entertainment

Professionals from some of the top names in the entertainment industry will be on campus at CSUN Wednesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. to take you behind the scenes, share their journey and tell you how they landed their dream job. This is a prime opportunity for you to make connections.

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Nonprofit and Government Career Fair at CSUN, March 29

There will be more than 50 employers offering full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities to CSUN students and alumni. This event is a great way for Matadors interested in nonprofits and government agencies to network with employers, highlight their work and gain employment.

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CSUN’s Kourtney Kutscher Goes Pro

A two-time All-Big West Conference honoree and a member of CSUN Women’s Soccer’s first-ever, regular-season conference champion in 2016, Kourtney Kutscher has joined the preseason roster with the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League.

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CSUN in the News


Metro Considering Rapid Bus Line to Serve CSUN

Curbed Los Angeles

CSUN Alumnus and Police Guitarist Andy Summers is Back With an Album All His Own

Orange Country Register

Dozens of Green Tech Under One Roof at LACI

CNN Money

Alumna is Helping Other Dreamers as She’s Caught in Her Own Immigration Nightmare

Los Angeles Daily News