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Commencement Ceremony Update
A Message from William Watkins, Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students
Based on the weather forecast of light rain overnight and into Sunday morning, the commencement ceremony for the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics has been moved to 11 a.m on Sunday, May 19.
Rain gear and appropriate footwear is strongly recommended for graduates and their guests for the Nazarian College ceremony as conditions are expected to be wet. Note, however, no umbrellas will be allowed in the venue. Nazarian College graduates should arrive at 9 a.m. to check in. The venue will open for guests starting at 9:30 a.m. For guests who would be more comfortable viewing the Nazarian College ceremony indoors, the ceremony will be streamed live and broadcast online and on campus into the Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium, Nobbs Auditorium and Johnson Auditorium.
The College of Choice…
The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics at California State University, Northridge is dedicated to educating the leaders of tomorrow. By offering a challenging curriculum, smaller class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities, and nationally recognized programs, the College offers a truly unique educational experience. Access to prominent alumni and influential business leaders provides students the opportunity to network with and learn from successful individuals. Read More
Meet Jon Georgio
This spring, Danipour, Villa and fellow California State University, Northridge students Jenna Flynn and Tammy Nguyen formed an entrepreneurial team to develop a solution to this problem: an adjustable tray that molds to the shape of your front passenger seat, safely and securely holding take-out food and beverage trays.
For their invention, the NoSpill Systems team won first place and the audience choice prize at CSUN’s fourth annual Bull Ring New Venture Competition, hosted by the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics’ Entrepreneurship Program. The prize included $20,000 to help launch their product. Read more
Many new alumni are more focused on developing a career — not to mention paying back their student loans — than thinking about “paying it forward,” donating to the university they just left. But Demontea (“Tae”) and Demonte (“Tray”) Thompson ’15 (Management and Finance, respectively) are used to being the exceptions to the rule. Read more
“Game of Thrones” fans, meet the “Game of Cones.”
Wanderlust Creamery, the popular ice cream shop founded by California State University, Northridge alumni Jon-Patrick “JP” Lopez ’08 (Business Law) and Adrienne Borlongan ’09 (Food Science), is celebrating the final season of the HBO hit series with newly crafted flavors inspired by the show. Read more