Mar. 2, 2021
Volume 6, Edition 17
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Important Dates for the Virtual Commencement Celebrations

From the upcoming deadline to apply for graduation to the final college commencement ceremony, here are the important dates students need to prepare for the virtual commencement events honoring the CSUN Classes of 2019-20 and 2020-21.


Renowned Intellectual Cornel West Inspires at Black History Month Event

In a virtual discussion, renowned philosopher and author Cornel West discussed how the fatigue of dealing with hate can be helped by focusing on one’s own individual greatness, as well as the works of the great Black musicians, writers and intellectuals that can provide a balm for low spirits and help frame the way Black individuals see themselves.

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Portrait of CSUN President Erika D. Beck.

CSUN President Beck Connects with Students as Part of Listening Tour

Students shared their dreams, concerns and desires for CSUN’s future with President Erika D. Beck, who engaged them in virtual conversation as part of her “listening tour” during the first 100 days of her tenure.

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Focus on Students


On Super Sunday, CSUN Promotes the Accessibility of a College Education

As part of the annual CSU Super Sunday event partnering with churches serving predominantly African American congregations, CSUN President Erika D. Beck and CSU Chancellor Joseph I. Castro delivered an empowering message to congregants of the H.O.P.E.’s House Christian Ministries in Granada Hills: College is doable, affordable and life-changing.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with the USU Pride Center

Throughout March, the Pride Center is uplifting and supporting queer and trans women who have fought to empower queer and trans women for generations to come.

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Spring Career Fair Days, March 9-10

The Spring Career Fair Days are open to all CSUN undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and alumni. All majors are welcome, and 20 different industries will be represented. Visit Day 1 and Day 2 on Handshake.

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Virtual GradFest, March 10-11

Graduating students should be sure to attend Virtual GradFest 2021, for all your graduation needs. Students can order their caps and gowns, announcements, customized sashes, class rings and more! Graduates will also have the opportunity to learn about the cultural celebrations and grad school opportunities.

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CSUN AppJam Kickoff, March 5

AppJam will present student teams with resources and tools to find solutions pertaining to this year’s challenge: to improve communication between friends, families, colleagues, and communities. Students will learn about app design concepts and compete against other student teams.

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Summer 2021 Registration Appointments

Starting March 16, continuing CSUN students can set their own registration appointments on a first-come, first-served basis to enroll in Summer 2021 classes. Registration-by-appointment begins March 23. Starting April 1, no appointment is needed.

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Nazarian College Distinguished Speaker Series: The Business of Sustainability, March 24

The Nazarian College presents a panel of visionary CSUN alumni who will share how they built successful and diverse careers in sustainability and how their work is leading innovation in renewable energy, carbon reduction, and data and technology to achieve decarbonization.

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