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Ashley Cruz, CSUN player, seeks to continue to represent El Salvador with pride

Asus 16 años, Ashley Cruz impresionó tanto a unos visores de México durante un partido de su equipo Esperanzas Tigers en Los Ángeles que le preguntaron si estaba interesada en hacer unas pruebas para el seleccionado azteca, pero la familia de Cruz rápidamente tuvo una respuesta. -- Hoy Los Angeles (in Spanish)

Garcia Feels Most Effective on Front Lines of Higher Education

Garcia received a B.S. in business administration and marketing at California State University at Northridge, an M.A. in college student personnel at the University of Maryland College Park, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in higher education and organizational change at UCLA. -- Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Podcast from Intelatin: LGBTQ Self-Identification and Certification with Sonia Luna, CEO

Let me start with my parents. My parents were both born in Mexico, Michoacán and Mexicali. I was the first generation to be born here in the United States, in LA, along with my three younger siblings. We were the first generation to go to college. I graduated with an accounting degree from the California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Two years after I graduated from CSUN, I obtained my CPA license, which is simply a certification for public accountants through the state of California. I have an additional professional certification of “Certified Internal Auditor” or “CIA”. -- Latino Rebels

Carolyn Hennesy to Lead MASTER CLASS at the Garry Marshall Theatre

Carolyn Hennesy (Maria Callas) is best known on television for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Diane Miller on General Hospital, as well as her memorable work as Barb Coman on ABC's Cougar Town and as Rosalyn Harris on Alan Ball's critically acclaimed HBO series True Blood. She recently won an Emmy for her appearance on The Bay: The Series. On the big screen, Hennesy's credits include Click, Legally Blonde 2, St. Agatha, and Terminator 3, among others. A Los Angeles native, Carolyn has been in over 100 theatrical productions spanning the LA regional and international theatre scenes. Having trained at American Conservatory Theatre and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London as well as earning a dramatic scholarship to the California State University at Northridge, she has played such distinguished houses as the Mark Taper Forum, Arizona Theatre Company and the Geary Stage. She is the 2001 recipient of the prestigious Natalie Schafer Award for Outstanding Comedic Actress given by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle. Among other accolades, the LA Stage Alliance has honored her with an Ovation Award for her work in The Fan Maroo. -- Broadway World - Los Angeles

Sheriff to address SB 54

Dean is the 19th sheriff of Ventura County and a 35-year veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. He has master’s degrees, in public administration from Cal State Northridge and in management from Cal Poly Pomona. He is a graduate of the California State Peace Officers Command College. -- Agoura Hills Acorn

A Data-Informed Approach to Advancing Equity

California State University–Northridge (CSUN) is located in the heart of Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley, and its student population reflects the diversity of the region it serves. In only ten years, our population of Latina/o undergraduates increased from 30 percent in fall 2006 to 49 percent in fall 2016. During the same period, students receiving Federal Pell Grants became the majority of our undergraduates—growing from 36 percent of the population to more than half (53 percent). -- Association of American Colleges & Universities

CSUN Faculty Artwork on Display in “Full and Part (Two)” Exhibit

The CSUN Art Galleries are pleased to present part two of an exhibition featuring artwork made by full and part-time faculty in the Department of Art. More than thirty artists showcase current bodies of work, using a variety of materials and processes. The Department of Art at CSUN fosters an inclusive experience, and this exhibition provides an opportunity for the community to engage in and view contemporary art discourse with work produced by artists who are active in their respective fields. -- SCV News

Free Public Works Musical Adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT Begins September 1

Laurie Woolery (Adapter and Director) is a director, playwright, educator, producer as well as the Director of Public Works at The Public Theater. She has worked at theaters across the country such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Yale Repertory Theater, Goodman Theatre, Cornerstone Theater Company, South Coast Repertory, Mark Taper Forum, Denver Center, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Inge Center for the Arts, Plaza de la Raza/RedCAT, Deaf-West Theatre, Sundance Playwrights Lab as well as the Sundance Children's Theater. Woolery has directed world premieres of plays by Tanya Saracho, Marisela Trevino Orta, Aditi Kapil, K.J. Sanchez, Julie Marie Myatt, Cody Henderson, and Allison Carey among others. Her solo play Salvadorian Moon/African Sky was commissioned by Cornerstone Theater Company for their citywide Festival of Faith. She is the former Associate Artistic Director of Cornerstone Theater Company and former Conservatory Director at South Coast Repertory. Laurie has taught at Princeton, NYU, Brown, USC, Cal Arts, Citrus College, California State University at Northridge and Los Angeles and serves on the Board of the Latino Producers Action Network. Woolery is a founding member of the Sol Project and recipient of the Fuller Road Fellowship for Female Directors of Color. -- Broadway World - Off-Broadway