University Advancement

  • Oviatt Library

    Oviatt Library

Clips

Green Thumb Industries (GTI) Announces Alex Yemenidjian Joins Board of Directors

As part of his civic and charitable activities, Mr. Yemenidjian serves on the board of USC Marshall School of Business Board of Leaders, was Co-Chair of Imagine the Arts Campaign of California State University, Northridge, served as Director of the Lincy Foundation, served as Trustee of the American Film Institute, and served as Chairman of the United Armenian Fund. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, Northridge, a Master’s degree in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California, and was Adjunct Professor of Taxation at the University of Southern California Graduate School of Business. -- Yahoo! Finance

Green Thumb Industries (GTI) Announces Alex Yemenidjian Joins Board of Directors

As part of his civic and charitable activities, Mr. Yemenidjian serves on the board of USC Marshall School of Business Board of Leaders, was Co-Chair of Imagine the Arts Campaign of California State University, Northridge, served as Director of the Lincy Foundation, served as Trustee of the American Film Institute, and served as Chairman of the United Armenian Fund. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, Northridge, a Master’s degree in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California, and was Adjunct Professor of Taxation at the University of Southern California Graduate School of Business. -- EIN Banking Industry Today

Main Street leader was focused on food and friends

Leslie Paonessa grew up in the San Fernando Valley, where she attended Birmingham High School and California State University, Northridge. She moved to Santa Monica in 1985 and worked as a script consultant and later a private chef. Paonessa evaluated hundreds of scripts over the course of her career, most notably Ron Shelton’s Bull Durham. -- Santa Monica Daily Press

Van Dyke joins Hennebery Eddy Architects

Stephanie Van Dyke has joined Hennebery Eddy Architects as graphics coordinator for its marketing and project teams. She helps to manage the firm’s graphic system and brand identity. Van Dyke’s experience spans 12 years working with and consulting to architecture and design firms in San Francisco. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University-Northridge and a certificate in graphic design from the University of California, Berkeley. -- Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's death stirs memories of onetime democracy hopes

Mohamed Morsi was born in 1951 in a sleepy village in Egypt’s Nile Delta. He came to the capital to study engineering at Cairo University, then moved to the United States for graduate school at USC. Before beginning his political career in 2000 with his election to Egypt’s parliament, he lived the life of an academic, with teaching stints at Cal State Northridge and later at an Egyptian university. -- Los Angeles Times

Raul Ruiz, Chicano Movement Activist and Reporter, Dies

Ruiz taught at Cal State Northridge for 45 years before retiring in 2015. The school released the following statement on his passing: "Raul Ruiz was a true leader of the Chicano Movement and a champion of the power of education to change lives. He dedicated himself to using this power to open minds and eyes to the depth and talent in the Latino community and beyond. His influence and legacy will live on through the countless students, alumni, faculty and others he touched across multiple generations." -- NBC Los Angeles

Mohamed Morsi: Man of courage

While in the U.S., he became assistant professor at California State University, Northridge from 1982-1985. He also worked with NASA in the early 1980s to help develop Space Shuttle engines. -- Brinkwire

Pages