Student Highlights

CSUN Alumna Tayloure RichardsonCSUN Alumna Tayloure Richardson, winner of the 2017 Ms. Wheelchair California competition, talks about her journey on CSUN Today. For more information about Tayloure’s story, visit CSUN Today.

Mercedes FriasCalifornia State University, Northridge Matador Mercedes Frias was on a path to self-destruction, until she found a support system and inner strength.Read more about Mercedes' grit.

Erik Escareno holding his diploma

Recent CSUN graduate Erik Escareno was profiled in EdTech Focus on Higher Education and talks about using technology to enhance his learning. Check out Erik's full story.

Pooneh Yamuty Pooneh Yamuty is thriving at California State University, Northridge, in spite of a serious health problem. Read her full story on Matador Strong.

Student Veteran Andrew LucasAndrew Lucas, a junior with a Tourism, Hospitality, and Recreation Management major at CSUN, is a veteran who served six and a half years in the Marine Corps. Andrew is helping other veterans and sharing his experience through spoken word, poetry, and music. Check out his full story on From Marine to Matador.

Tamus GlunzRecent graduate Tamus Glunz was profiled as one of CSUN's Outstanding graduates for her hard work and resiliency. Check out the full story.

Caroline Arellano-GarciaCaroline Arellano-Garcia, a senior biotechnology major at California State University Northridge, is one of only 40 undergraduate students nationwide taking part in the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Internship Program. Read her full story on CSUN Today.

CSUN graduate Erick GallegosRecent CSUN graduate Erick Gallegos was profiled in CSUN Today for his hard work and determination. Check out Erick's full story.

CSUN student Luda GogolushkoLuda Gogolushko, recently named one of CSUN’s outstanding graduating seniors, talks about her disability in New Mobility magazine.

CSUN student Gerardo GarayAfter suffering a traumatic brain injury, Gerardo Garay used resources available at CSUN to assist his recovery process. Read more about Gerardo’s story.

CSUN almuna and DRES student Courtney Mozzola with her guide dog.CSUN alumna and Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) student Courtney Mozzola is profiled as a blind community ambassador in the SFGate.