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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. -- F3News

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dead at 67

Morsi lived for a time in the United States, working as an assistant professor at California State University, Northridge, from 1982 to 1985. An expert on precision metal surfaces, he also worked with NASA in the early 1980s, helping to develop engines for space shuttles. -- Jewish News Syndicate

Mohamed Morsi obituary

He joined the Muslim Brotherhood in 1979. Morsi lived in the US for several years: he studied for a doctorate at California State University, Northridge, where he was an assistant professor of engineering from 1982 until his return to Egypt in 1985. Then he served as head of the materials engineering department of Zagazig University, where he remained a professor until 2010. -- The Guardian

Cal State Northridge Professor, Chicano Activist Raul Ruiz Dies

LOS ANGELES, CA — Activist, journalist and former Cal State Northridge professor Raul Ruiz, who was the top editor at the now-defunct La Raza publication in the 1970s, has died at the age of 78, according to multiple reports. -- Patch Northridge-Chatsworth

Music Teachers’ Association of California Hosts 2019 Annual Convention: “Limitless Imagination”

Over the course of four days, guests will be immersed in a world of music pedagogy and unparalleled performances by featured artists and unbelievable student artists. The keynote speaker for the conference is Dr. John Roscigno, Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies at California State University, Northridge and Music Director of the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic. Featured artists include: Opus Two, Ace Trio, Yuko Maruyama Jazz Trio, Justin Levitt, Aria Bella, and Ory Shihor. -- Quebec Daily Examiner - Canada

Homelessness Film of CSUN Professor Luciana Lagana Wins Best Feature Documentary Award and Is the Closing Night Movie of the 2019 Hollywood Blvd Film Festival

At the 2019 Hollywood Blvd Film Festival, hosted in Hollywood on June 15 and 16, "Older, LGBTQ, and Homeless," a social impact feature documentary about the struggles faced by older LGBTQ members who are not able to afford housing in Los Angeles, received the Best Documentary Feature Award. CSUN Professor and filmmaker Dr. Luciana Lagana is the creator/director/producer of this anti-discrimination film. The festival received over 1,000 submissions, which were judged by established entertainment industry professionals such as film executives and producers. -- Benzinga

22Nd Annual JVS Strictly Business SoCal Awards Dinner

This year's outstanding recipients of the Inspiration Award are Mayra Plascencia, Luis Jasso and Lorrie Williams, each of whom overcame substantial obstacles with the help of JVS SoCal. Mayra is an Iraq combat veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps and received assistance from the L.A. County Veterans America's Job Center, which led to her position as Manager of the Veterans Resource Center at California State University, Northridge. Luis is a single parent and JVS ApartmentWorks® graduate, who was hired immediately as a Greystar maintenance technician at the recently opened Circa L.A. property across from Staples Center. Lorrie was a client of the West L.A. America's Job Center where she received the training she needed to launch a new career and today she is working for Skanska on Metro's Regional Connector construction project in downtown L.A. -- The Valley's CW

Mohamed Morsi obituary

He joined the Muslim Brotherhood in 1979. Morsi lived in the US for several years: he studied for a doctorate at California State University, Northridge, where he was an assistant professor of engineering from 1982 until his return to Egypt in 1985. Then he served as head of the materials engineering department of Zagazig University, where he remained a professor until 2010. -- Yahoo! United Kingdom

22Nd Annual JVS Strictly Business SoCal Awards Dinner

This year's outstanding recipients of the Inspiration Award are Mayra Plascencia, Luis Jasso and Lorrie Williams, each of whom overcame substantial obstacles with the help of JVS SoCal. Mayra is an Iraq combat veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps and received assistance from the L.A. County Veterans America's Job Center, which led to her position as Manager of the Veterans Resource Center at California State University, Northridge. Luis is a single parent and JVS ApartmentWorks® graduate, who was hired immediately as a Greystar maintenance technician at the recently opened Circa L.A. property across from Staples Center. Lorrie was a client of the West L.A. America's Job Center where she received the training she needed to launch a new career and today she is working for Skanska on Metro's Regional Connector construction project in downtown L.A. -- FOX 40

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