CSUN Campus Police have confirmed that the video featuring a gun on campus that was posted to social media is a hoax. There is no threat to campus. CSUN remains open and operational. CSUN Police are pursuing prosecution of the suspect who posted the video, who is neither a CSUN employee or student.
Statement on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Tragedy
On behalf of the California State University, Northridge community, our thoughts and condolences go to the victims, survivors, families, loved ones, first responders and others affected by the senseless tragedy that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14. Such tragedies are a reminder of the need to be always vigilant, and to cherish and appreciate our loved ones.
In accordance with a proclamation issued by the White House, I have directed that U.S. flags on campus fly at half staff until sunset, Feb. 19, in memory of the victims.
Dianne F. Harrison, Ph.D.
Educators and policy makers have argued for years about the most effective ways to foster student learning, but rarely have they asked students to tell them what helps them learn. A team of researchers at California State University, Northridge did just that. Continue reading about the Learning Habits Project.
Thousands to Attend CSUN’s 33rd Annual Assistive Technology Conference in Its Last Year in San Diego
Thousands of people from around the globe are expected to travel to San Diego next month to take part in the world’s largest event dedicated to presenting and exploring new ways technology can assist people with disabilities. Continue reading about the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference.
In late January, the California State University, Northridge Food Pantry moved to a new, expanded home in Laurel Hall — next to Sagebrush Hall, across from campus parking lots D6 and E6. The CSUN Food Pantry helps students, faculty and staff in need of emergency food assistance and basic necessities, at no cost to the CSUN population. Continue reading about the Northridge Food Pantry.
Raising a child is a demanding job for any parent, especially when supportive resources seem to be elusive or nonexistent. For families whose children have special needs, the task can be even harder. California State University, Northridge special education professor Ivor Weiner has spent most of his professional life working to ensure those with special needs and their families get the support and respect they deserve. Continue reading about Ivor Weiner.
Once a year, the African-American community looks forward to the 28 days of February to recognize achievements, and celebrate historical contributions of the too-often neglected accomplishments of African-Americans throughout our nation’s history. Continue reading about Black History Month.