Director of Development: Jerry S. DeFelice
jerry. s. defelice@csun. edu
- The USU has completed the design of an over 100,000 square foot Student Recreation Center that includes basketball/volleyball courts, indoor jogging track, climbing wall, weight and fitness space, multipurpose rooms, and more. For more information, please visit the website at www.usu.csun.edu/rec.
- The Cal State Northridge Department of Student Outreach and Recruitment received $3 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education in an effort to increase the number of students attending college from underserved communities.
- Cal State Northridge's acclaimed National Center on Deafness received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help improve the academic achievement of high school and college students who are deaf and hard of hearing in the Western United States.
- The Institute of International Education's Open Doors 2006, an annual report on international educational exchange, ranks Northridge second place among U.S. master's level institutions hosting students from foreign countries. The survey ranks the university—with 1,693 international students—behind only San Francisco State University.
- Coordinated by the Center on Disabilities, Cal State Northridge's Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference attracts thousands of people with disabilities, academics and some of the world's leading technology entrepreneurs to explore ways technology can make life easier for persons with disabilities.
- Two new residence halls specially designed to support freshman students opened for fall semester 2009. The halls house 398 students, bringing the total number of students living on campus to 2,667.
- Cal State Northridge received a $63,811 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to develop and implement educational programming and interventions to reduce the incidents of driving after consuming alcohol and of alcohol-related misconduct. The grant activities are a collaboration between the Klotz Student Health Center Health Promotion Department and the CSUN Police Services Department.
- The 1200 fraternity and sorority members at Cal State Northridge contribute in excess of 10,000 hours annually of community service to local, state, and national needs.