Mar. 30, 2021
Volume 8, Edition 19
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Political Science Alumna
Sheila Venable Receives Historic Judicial Appointment

CSUN alumna Judge Sheila A. Venable ’78 (Political Science) was appointed assignment judge of the largest court vicinage in New Jersey. Venable, who believes it is important to have a judicial bench that is representative of the public it serves, is the first Black judge to hold the position. She has now twice been promoted by the chief justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, and has also received judicial appointments from two New Jersey governors — a recognition of Venable’s stellar work, integrity and talent.


Forbes: CSUN One of America’s Best Midsize Employers

Forbes has ranked CSUN as one of America’s top 100 midsize employers for 2021. CSUN is No. 52 on the overall list, and No. 6 on the educational employers list. The ranking was based on a survey of employees across the United States.

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CSUN President Erika D. Beck

At VICA, Nazarian College Event, CSUN President Calls for More Women, People of Color in Leadership

Speaking at the virtual Extraordinary Women in Leadership event hosted by the Valley Industry and Commerce Association and CSUN’s Nazarian College, President Erika D. Beck encouraged leaders across numerous fields to cultivate talent and leadership at all levels, so more women and people of color can ascend to CEO jobs.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Take a Summer Class at CSUN

Anyone in the community can register for Summer Session, as long as they meet course prerequisites. Choose from more than 600 classes offered virtually during three separate sessions. Open registration starts April 1.

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Magaram Center: Sushi and Knife Skills, April 14

In this session, you will learn knife skills and how to prepare and roll sushi.

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Education in Action: A Networking and Mentoring Opportunity for Future and Current Educators, April 17

The Education Alumni Chapter presents a networking and mentoring event for future and current educators. Current professional educators will provide an exciting morning to network, ask questions and gain inspiration.

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