In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, classes will not be in session and university offices, including virtual operations, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27. There will be no instruction or other campus services normally available on weekends on Nov. 28 and Nov 29. Some areas, such as the Student Recreation Center, may be offering virtual services during these dates; please call or check their websites for more information. The Department of Police Services will be staffed during the closure and can be reached at (818) 677-2111.
CSUN as One: Returning to Fully Virtual Learning
To the Campus Community,When we made our plans for this fall, the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors were at the forefront of every decision. I am so thankful and proud of all that you have done together as a dedicated community of learners — CSUN as One. However, we planned for contingencies should circumstances change. With COVID-19 cases surging across the region and anticipated to worsen significantly over the holidays, out of an abundance of caution we have made the decision to pivot back to fully virtual learning to protect the health of individuals currently coming to campus. Read the full message from President Dianne F. Harrison.
Officials at California State University, Northridge have awarded more than $500,000 in grants to 14 campus projects that promote diversity, equity and inclusion. Projects that received funding cover all aspects of campus life, from efforts to support students of color applying or transferring to CSUN and peer mentorship programs to the development of live performances and the collection of oral histories. Continue reading about how CSUN Awards $500,000 to Projects.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today awarded California State University, Northridge the Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) Talent Award, recognizing the university’s exemplary initiatives in education and workforce development. Continue reading about how the CSUN Workforce Development Initiatives Receives the National Talent Award.
“SHEROES,” a new syndicated radio show that will celebrate and spotlight women in the music industry, will be joining the Sunday night lineup on public, member-supported 88.5-FM, Southern California’s leading Triple-A (adult, album, alternative) format radio station. Continue reading about 88.5-FM’s Sunday Night Lineup.
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month this fall, the online resource Cell Mentor named CSUN biology professor Maria Elena Zavala to its list of the 100 most inspiring Hispanic/Latinx scientists working in the United States. The honorees were selected by Cell Press journal, based on scholarly achievements, mentoring excellence, and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, according to the publication. Continue reading about one of the Most Inspiring Hispanic/Latinx Scientists in America.
Three California State University, Northridge alumni will share their experiences working in the entertainment industry to launch this semester’s virtual Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics on Tuesday, Nov. 17, online via Zoom. The three will discuss how they built successful and diverse careers in entertainment, and what it takes to make some of America’s most successful productions. Continue reading about the Virtual Panel that Explores the Business of Entertainment.