David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

  • CSUN leaders and alumni meet with special guest speaker Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis (third from left) before the Nazarian College’s event with VICA, “Extraordinary Women in Leadership,” on Nov. 19, 2019. Pictured L-R: Wendy Greuel, executive in residence fo

    Don’t Just ‘Lean In’ — Link Arms

  • CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison and Nazarian College dean Chandra Subramaniam join the panelists and speakers of the 2nd Annual Workforce of the Future Symposium onstage on Nov. 20 at The Soraya. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

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  • CSUN Receives $3M from NASA to Study AI

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  • The nFlux team, including four CSUN alumni and co-founders, celebrates their placement in the Amazon Alexa Accelerator.

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  • Mktg Prof Receives NSF Grant to Explore the Acquisition of Technology in California Schools

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CSUN Alumnus Parag Vaish Brings a History of Innovation to Tesla

November 13, 2018

CSUN Alumnus Parag Vaish Brings a History of Innovation to Tesla

It was 1996 on the campus of a university still dusting itself off from a massive earthquake that struck two years earlier.

And Parag Vaish ’97 (Finance) had to find a way.

Based off numbers he had gathered, he knew voter turnout among students at California State University, Northridge for Associated Students government elections was generally low. So he, running for vice president, and Vladimir Cerna, running for president, got clever. Read more about Parag Vaish here