Jun. 27, 2017
Volume 4, Edition 44
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CSUN Alumna Named California Teacher of the Year

Isela Lieber traveled a long road to CSUN, but in October 2016 her hard work and determination paid off when she was recognized as one of five California Teachers of the Year.

Weekly movie fest will take place every Thursday evening through Aug. 31.

Action! Annual Summer Movie Fest Kicks Off

The screening of The LEGO Batman Movie on June 15 marked the beginning of the seventh annual Associated Students Summer Movie Fest on the Delmar T. Oviatt Library lawn, which will take place every Thursday through Aug. 31.

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Show why you love CSUN by using #MyTopCollege on Twitter and Instagram.

Help Make CSUN #MyTopCollege

Now through July 21, Forbes has challenged the nation to show why their school is #MyTopCollege. Students, faculty, staff and alumni can share their stories about CSUN by tagging @csunorthridge on Twitter or @csun_edu on Instagram and using the hashtag #MyTopCollege.

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Upcoming Events

The 2017 version of <em>gt;Beauty and the Beast</em> will be this week’s movie at Movie Fest.

Associated Students Summer Movie Fest: Beauty and the Beast

Thur, June 29, 5:30 p.m.
The third week of Summer Movie Fest will continue with a tale as old as time, the 2017 version of Beauty and the Beast, executive produced by CSUN alumnus Don Hahn.

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Order your 2017-18 VPAC tickets today.

2017-18 VPAC Single Tickets

On Sale Now
Guarantee yourself a great seat for upcoming VPAC shows by ordering your ticket today.

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CSUN faculty can receive first aid training.

American Red Cross CPR, AED and First Aid Training

Sat, July 15, 9 a.m.
Receive hands-on training that will prepare you for a variety of cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. For just $50 per person, you can learn the tools to save someone’s life. This training will take place at the University Student Union, Thousand Oaks Room.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


CSUN Wins National Honor for Partnership with Canoga Park

CSUN’s Neighborhood Partners in Action program was awarded a $50,000 grant for a partnership with the Canoga Park community as a way to boost student success.

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CSUN Professor Contributes to OC Museum of Art’s California-Pacific Triennial Exhibit

Central American Studies professor Beatriz Cortez dedicated countless hours in welding a steel porch that will be showcased from now until September at the Orange County Museum of Arts California-Pacific Triennial: Building as Ever exhibit.

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CSUN Earns Third LEED Certification for Energy-Efficient Design

In early May, the U.S. Green Building Council awarded CSUN’s Extended University Commons a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification, which is the second-highest certification offered by the organization.

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ATHLETICS BLOG: Student Athletes Wrap Up Costa Rica Trip

The last installment brings student-athletes Elisa Elhadj and Nicole Thompson sharing about their experiences in Costa Rica.

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Celebrating the Mack I. Johnson Research Award for Outstanding Graduate Student

The Johnson family, along with the College of Science and Mathematics, recently hosted a reception honoring not just one outstanding graduate student, but two.

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Headline: CSUN Alumni Career Q&A: Communication Consultant, Author and Professor Bridget Sampson

Sampson put the tips and tricks she’s been giving her clients for the past 25 years into her book, Communication Secrets for Success, to help readers communicate better with their peers.

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CSUN in the News


Alumna Named Publisher of Los Angeles Business Journal

Los Angeles Business Journal

Foster Youth Gifted Bicycles Thanks to Brothers’ Charitable Efforts

Los Angeles Times

Teacher Reads Children’s Book Aloud and Realizes It’s Her Own Love Story

Huffington Post