Jun. 6, 2017
Volume 4, Edition 41
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CSUN Alumni Remain Unified in Educating Youth

CSUN alumni Patrizia Puccio and Gonsalo Garay have remained good friends since their Reseda High School days, and today they are in leadership positions within Los Angeles Unified School District, helping shape tomorrow’s success stories.

CSUN track & field coaches Avery and Bridget Anderson received their Master of Public Administration degrees.

CSUN Coaches Make Education a Family Affair

Track & field coaches Avery and Bridget Anderson did a balancing act with coaching, family and school, though they recently received a great reward when they graduated from CSUN with their Master of Public Administration degrees.

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CSUN awarded emeritus status to 29 professors at the annual Honored Faculty Reception.

CSUN Leaders Recognize University’s Top Professors

President Dianne F. Harrison, Provost Yi Li and the CSUN Foundation awarded emeritus status to 29 veteran professors at the annual Honored Faculty Reception.

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Upcoming Events

The San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction Reception is June 8.

Reception: San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction

Thur, June 8, 4 p.m.
The inaugural San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction Reception will honor Antoine Wilson, author of Panorama City.

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The summer movie fest kicks off with the LEGO Batman Movie on June 15.

Associated Students Summer Movie Fest: The LEGO Batman Movie

Thur, June 15, 5:30 p.m.
The weekly movie fest kicks off June 15 with the box office hit The LEGO Batman Movie and will go through Aug. 31. This free event, which will be held Thursday evenings on the Oviatt Lawn, is open to the public and will feature a variety of food trucks.

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Single tickets for the Valley Performing Arts Center go on sale June 20.

2017-18 VPAC Single Tickets

Tue, June 20
Get your single tickets for the upcoming 2017-18 VPAC season, Music Knows No Borders.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


Faculty and Staff Summer Celebration 2017

Bring your family and celebrate the completion of another successful academic year. Enjoy dinner, bingo, basketball, Zumba®, the rock wall, inflatables, facepainting, and other games for the young and those young at heart. RSVP today!

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Matador Hall of Famer Bob Hiegert Donates $50,000 to CSUN Baseball

The former Matador head baseball coach and athletic director is helping fund improvements for the program he led to two national championships.

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Get to Know Kobe Paras

The CSUN Sports Network recently sat down with new men’s basketball transfer Kobe Paras, who answered several questions prior to meeting the media for the first time as a Matador.

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Annual CSUN Alumni Night at the Hollywood Bowl, June 17

Last call to get tickets to watch the Moody Blues perform live at the Hollywood Bowl, which will conclude with fireworks at the end. Join CSUN alumni for a pre-concert picnic before the fun starts.

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Get First Aid, CPR and AED Training at the USU, June 10

Would you like to learn the skills to save someone’s life in only one day? The SRC is offering classes throughout the summer.

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Five Matadors Earn All-Big West Honors

CSUN Baseball saw five student-athletes named to the All-Big West Conference team. Albee Weiss and Alvaro Rubalcaba earned second team honors, while Connor O’Neil, Dylan Alexander and Nolan Bumstead received honorable mention.

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CSUN in the News


Colleges’ Message on Upholding Paris Climate Accord: We Are Still In

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Kobe Paras, Beloved by Filipino Basketball Fans, Comes to CSUN

Los Angeles Times

CSUN Research Finds Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Ready-to-Eat Foods


CSUN Alumna is Ventura County’s Teacher of the Year

Ventura County Star