Marilyn Magaram Center

Marilyn Magaram Center

Office Hours:
Monday 9:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday 9:00am-4:00pm

Office hours are subject to change. If you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us at or 818-677-3102.

We will communicate updates through our site, MMC Events, and our social media platforms according to the latest available information. Please continue to find the latest campus updates from the Matadors Forward website.

Ongoing Workshops

 The Whole Body Whole Health (WBWH) program is here to make cancer education and support services widely accessible to individuals affected by cancer.


 Thrive with Diabetes is our online diabetes management program that teaches you how to properly manage your diabetes through a number of avenues.


PreventT2 is for individuals living with pre-diabetes or are at-risk for developing diabetes.


Healthy Growers Training is a four week course that covers the basics of organic and regenerative vegetable gardening.


WIC is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, mothers with infants and young children eat well, be active, and stay healthy.

Special Announcement

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Philip Magaram on August 22, 2021. The Marilyn Magaram Center was established by Phil and his family in 1991 as a tribute and memorial to Marilyn, who was an alumna and faculty of CSUN. 

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Summer 2022 Director's Message

July 28, 2022

Annette A. Besnilian., Executive Director, Marilyn Magaram Center

"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." — F. Scott Fitzgerald 

The sun is shining and leaves are growing in our new expanded garden area of the Sequoia Hall exterior courtyard. We have installed ZipGrow hydroponic towers, and have collaborated with LA Urban Farms to grow our antioxidant research project and produce additional produce in a variety of agricultural systems.

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Garden Update: "Sprouting at Schools"

June 28, 2022

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“Sprouting at Schools” (SpAS) is an in-person curriculum for 4th-6th graders about nutrition and gardening, created through the Marilyn Magaram Center (MMC) at California State University, Northridge collaboration with MMC/BuildPoder Research Assistant Alondra Valdez. This program is Kaiser Permanente-funded under MMC’s “Let’s Cook, Move, and Grow/Let’s Grow Healthy” programs.
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