Sept. 8, 2020
Volume 6, Edition 3
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CSUN Launches 10-Point Campus Action Plan to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and the recent shooting of Jacob Blake at the hands of police, CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison announced the launch of a Campus Action Plan for Improving Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Black Students, Faculty and Staff. The plan aims to create a welcoming and inclusive campus environment for all, setting the stage to help the university recruit and retain a diverse student body and workforce, and help individuals in these groups succeed.


Money Magazine Ranks CSUN Among Top ‘Transformative Colleges’

CSUN ranks No. 6 among the “most transformative colleges” in the nation, according to Money Magazine — meaning that students who attend CSUN exceed expectations based on their academic and economic backgrounds. CSUN also ranks No. 29 in Money Magazine’s list of the best public colleges in America, for its overall value.

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A close-up of gloved hands giving a shot in a patient’s arm.

Flu Shots Recommended for All CSUN Students and Employees This Fall

University leaders strongly recommend that students, faculty and staff get flu shots this year — especially individuals coming to CSUN’s campus. The guidance comes from the California Department of Public Health, which has stressed the importance of flu shots this year to reduce demands on health care facilities in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Focus on Students


Fall Late Registration

You may continue to adjust your schedule online through Sept. 18. Permission numbers are required to add classes. Late schedule changes require formal approval after Sept. 18.

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Bachelor’s Degree Deadline

Planning to graduate in spring or summer 2021? On-time graduation applications are due Sept. 18 ($10 late fee thereafter).

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CSUN Act Now Initiative Fosters Civic Engagement with Series of Election-Related Events

The CSUN Act Now initiative includes a series of virtual events on civic engagement and the democratic process, including several election-centered events. Two upcoming events will take place on Sept. 10, “Criminal Justice: Understanding a Broken System,” and Sept. 11, “Criminal Justice: Fixing a Broken System.”

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Students Invited to Constitution Day Seminar, Sept. 12

Every year, the Tseng College hosts a presentation to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. The virtual event delves into Constitutional issues of particular relevance today — this year, the discussion focuses on the Fourth Amendment and privacy in the digital age.

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WISE Presents: The Path Taken – Women’s Journeys in STEM, Sept. 22

CSUN WISE encourages women to build careers in the fields of science and engineering. “The Path Taken: Women’s Journeys in STEM” will include an online panel of women in diverse fields of engineering, a short research presentation, a question-and-answer session, and a fun STEM-oriented “Jeopardy” game for all who wish to play.

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Communication Disorders and Sciences Chapter Hosts Speed Mentoring Event, Sept. 23

Current students can explore various career opportunities as a speech pathologist. Come network with professionals working in schools, the medical field and private practice.

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