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Governor Brown Announces Appointments

Jose Iniguez, 47, of Fallbrook, has been appointed to the Instructional Quality Commission. Iniguez has been assistant superintendent of educational services at the Fallbrook Union High School District since 2014. He was director of secondary education and instructional technology at the Paramount Unified School District from 2013 to 2014. Iniguez was principal at West Adams Preparatory High School from 2010 to 2013 and house principal at Santa Monica High School from 2005 to 2010. He was an associate principal at Leuzinger High School from 2002 to 2005. Iniguez earned a Master of Arts degree in educational administration from California State University, Northridge, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law and a Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership and Master of Education degree in bilingual, cross-cultural education from the University of California, Los Angeles. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Iniguez is a Democrat. -- Imperial Valley News

Danielle Delaney Interview: Natasha Alexenko of HBO's 'Sex Crimes Unit' & Joyful Heart Foundation, & Rajiv Uttamchandani

Mr. Uttamchandani is Indian by nationality and was born and initially raised in Ormoc City, Philippines. He spent most of his young adulthood in Hong Kong, China. He currently resides in Los Angeles, pursuing his Doctorate in Education from the Johns Hopkins University, and has obtained his B.S.and M.S. degrees in Astrophysics and Physics, respectively, from California State University, Northridge. -- Digital Journal

WOW Awards Honor Technology Initiatives in Higher Education

The winning projects include: California State University Northridge in Los Angeles had an AppJam competition in which it challenged students to create apps that could then be used by faculty members to enhance learning. Four of the apps have already been designed, tested and published in the App Store. Others are in the pipeline. -- Campus Technology

Lecture – “On the Trail of My Musa Dagh Ancestry” by Dr. Vahram Sehmmassian

FRESNO — Dr. Vahram Shemmassian, Director of the Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Northridge, will give a presentation on “On the Trail of My Musa Dagh Ancestry ” at 7:30PM on Friday, September 30, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. -- Massis Post

Broadcast icon Dick Enberg wrapping up work with Padres

He is an accidental broadcaster. He needed money as a student at Central Michigan University, so he took a job as a janitor at a radio station. The general manager heard Enberg’s voice and put him on the air, but Enberg earned his doctorate in health sciences and pursued a career in education. San Fernando Valley State College — now Cal State Northridge — hired him as a professor and assistant baseball coach in 1961. -- San Francisco Chronicle

Men’s soccer scores first win of season

Despite lightning delays and a power outage, men’s soccer emerged with their first victory of the season over California State University, Northridge by a score of 1-0 to bring their record to 1-1-2 and remain undefeated at home. -- Alestle - IL

Michael Baker International Appoints Metro Veteran Don Sepulveda to Rail and Transit Practice Lead for Its West Region

Sepulveda holds a B.S. in civil engineering from California State University, Northridge. He currently serves on the American Railroad Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA) committees on commuter/intercity and high-speed rail systems. He also is a Fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and has been active in the organization at the local and national levels. -- benzinga

Holy Name School remembers 75 years

“Claire’s responsibilities will include all freshman new student activities, acting as sophomore moderator, assisting in athletic operations as well as assuming her role as varsity softball head coach,” the school said. Claire holds an undergraduate degree in sports studies from Maryland’s Towson University and a graduate degree in journalism from Cal State Northridge. -- Catholic San Francisco

IMRI Appoints Brian Berger Executive Vice President of Commercial Cybersecurity

Berger earned his bachelor’s degree from California State University, Northridge, and has attended Harvard Business School executive education with emphasis in strategic business marketing. He has served as the Chairman and Director of the Board for Trusted Computing Group. In addition to several sales performance awards, Berger holds seven patents in cryptographic technology. -- Business Wire