Jun. 20, 2017
Volume 2, Edition 43
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CSUN Geography Students Take to the Sky With Drones

Students from CSUN’s Department of Geography, one of the largest such programs in the nation, are collaborating with CSUN’s Institute for Sustainability this year to implement a new drone program, which is expected to help develop strategies to make the campus more sustainable.

Five CSUN MBA students received first place for the SBI Experiential Learning Project of the Year Award.

CSUN MBA Students Win Small Business Institute Project of the Year Award

Five students from the Master of Business Administration program at CSUN received first place for the Small Business Institute Experiential Learning Project of the Year Award in the Graduate Feasibility/Business Plan category, for helping a small business improve its operational workflow.

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CSUN gave Valley College President Erika Endrijonas a new direction.

CSUN Gave Valley College President Erika Endrijonas a New Direction

For her accomplishments as a college president and as a champion of gender equality, Erika Endrijonas was honored earlier this year as Los Angeles City Council District 2’s “2017 Pioneer Woman of the Year.”

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Upcoming Events

Selena is the next Summer Movie Fest feature, on June 22.

Associated Students Summer Movie Fest: Selena

Thur, June 22, 5:30 p.m.
Head to the Oviatt Lawn and enjoy ’90s hit Selena. This free event is open to the public and will feature a variety of food trucks.

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The DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Workshop is June 24.

DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Workshop

Sat, June 24, 9 a.m.
Build your resilience and endurance with this innovative training workshop. Learn everything you need to know about this unconventional resistance training that features a high-quality and revolutionary training tool — the Ultimate Sandbag. Call DVRT customer service at 1-800-698-2556 to receive the CSUN student discount.

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CSUN students can take part in a Yosemite backpacking trip on July 14.

Yosemite Backpacking Trip

Fri, July 14, 7 a.m.
Make the most of summer break by backpacking through Yosemite’s breathtaking Tuolumne Meadows on this five-day adventure. The $225 cost includes transportation, group gear, 12 meals, camping fees and more!

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Focus on Students


2017-18 VPAC Single Tickets on Sale Now

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

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CSUN Professor Wins American Theatre and Drama Society’s 2017 John W. Frick Book Award

CSUN theatre professor Hillary Miller will be honored at the annual Association for Theatre in Higher Education conference with the 2017 John W. Frick Book Award for her monograph titled, Drop Dead: Performance in Crisis, 1970s New York.

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Alumna Emily Iland: Facing Autism, Fighting for Families

Inspired and driven by her son’s autism, Emily Iland graduated from CSUN’s master’s program in special education and became president of the Autism Society of Los Angeles.

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The Footprint, Issue No. 33

Find out how CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison is among the 200+ higher education leaders who have declared “We are still in” the Paris Climate Agreement, where these leaders have vowed to continue meeting international targets for greenhouse-gas emissions.

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ATHLETICS BLOG: Follow the CSUN Student-Athletes’ Trip to Costa Rica

CSUN student-athletes arrived in Costa Rica for a two-week service trip in an effort to volunteer, learn about Costa Rica’s economy, culture and environment, and grow their camaraderie as Matadors. 

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Tickets for the 2017-18 VPAC Season are Only $12 for Students


Reminder: CSUN Movie Fest Takes Place on the Oviatt Lawn every Thursday at Dusk


CSUN Baseball Provides College Tour for #DodgersRBI Players