Memorial Day Observance
University offices will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29. The Department of Police Services will be staffed during the closure and can be reached at (818) 677-2111. In observance of the holiday, the U.S. flag at the Oviatt Library will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to noon, in accordance with the flag code for the holiday.
Sometimes it’s easy to look at college athletes draining three-pointers, smashing forehands and gliding across the soccer field and forget that they go to class, work on papers, participate in group projects and study for finals just like the rest of the nearly 40,000 students at California State University, Northridge. But when commencement ceremonies take place May 19-22, there will be plenty of reminders of student-athletes getting recognized for the classroom portion of their college days. Continue reading about CSUN student athletes.
California State University, Northridge has been ranked among the top 30 film schools worldwide in “Variety”’s April 25 issue. The entertainment trade magazine listed CSUN’s Department of Cinema and Television Arts as one of 2017’s “Stellar Film Schools.” The elite group also included the University of Southern California, the University of California, Los Angeles, the London Film School and New York University, among other prestigious institutions. Continue reading about the film school ranking.
The Arbor Day Foundation honored California State University, Northridge this spring as an official Tree Campus USA, recognizing the university’s commitment to effective urban forest management. This was the third consecutive year the foundation has named CSUN a Tree Campus, one of 296 in the nation. Continue reading about the The Arbor Day Foundation honor.
The Los Angeles-based Museum of Social Justice has recognized California State University, Northridge journalism professor Kent Kirkton, director of the Tom and Ethel Bradley Center at CSUN, for his efforts to promote social justice and civil rights. The museum is housed in the historic Los Angeles Plaza United Methodist Church and educates the community on the history of Los Angeles diversity. Continue reading about professor Kent Kirkton.