The mission of the DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement (DHIAA) is to promote student success through community and campus partnerships. We cultivate active and collaborative partnerships with faculty, staff and students across the CSUN campus community; work with local groups and organizations in Los Angeles County; and provide service to cultural and educational institutions in the community.
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Cal State Northridge (CSUN) to Host Free All-Day Celebration Marking 50 Years of Hip Hop
April 18, 2023
2023 marks the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop with monumental celebrations planned both nationally and internationally. California State University, Northridge is marking this epic event with a symposium hosted by CSUN’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Pursuit of Hip Hop Elevation & Research (C.I.P.H.E.R.) this Friday, April 21st. A highlight of the day’s festivities will be a RARE, one-on-one interview at 1pm with American music journalist, radio personality, MTV legend, executive producer and Hip Hop historian, Sway Calloway himself!! Get more information and RSVP.
Africana Studies Honors the Legacy of Dr. Bill Burwell
August 30, 2022
The Africana Studies Department at California State University, Northridge celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Bill Burwell. A founding member of the Afro--American Studies Department at CSUN (now Africana Studies), Dr. Bill Burwell was one of the university’s most influential student activists. Read more about Dr. Burwell