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Join the Black House team in welcoming poets and artists as they express gratitude for life during this upcoming Holiday season. All artists are welcome. For more information and to register, please Read more
CSUN Professor Luciana Lagana will present preliminary findings of her research using a film to reduce ageism and improve attitudes towards older, LGBTQ and homeless individuals. Supported partly by a HIRI Nonprofit Research Fellowship grant, the film will be shown along with lecture-discussion. The film features interviews with older LGBTQ individuals residing in transitional housing and with operators of this housing (highlighting challenges encountered by nonprofits in this arena, such as nearby homeowners worried about possible declines in local real estate values). Read more
Since the BAA's chartering in 2011, we have dedicated ourselves to promoting and supporting the needs of alumni, faculty, staff and students of African descent. We're proud of the events and programs we have hosted in the past and invite you to be a part of raising awareness and funds to support black students, particularly males, reach their career and personal goals.
Africana Studies Professor, Cedric Hackett will receive the 2018 Don Dorsey Excellence in Mentoring Award. This award is presented to faculty, staff, administrators, and/or students who have made exceptional contributions to mentoring at CSUN. The first recipient was the award’s namesake, Dr. Don Dorsey. For a list of other 2018 recipients and information about the award reception, please Read more
California State University, Northridge students will explore the collective consciousness of men of color at CSUN’s biannual Men of Color Enquiry and Student Research Poster Session on Friday, Oct. 26. Read more
The Los Angeles Police Department’s new Chief, Michel Moore, made campus history Wednesday night when he spoke at California State University, Northridge — a CSUN first, and his first forum on a college campus since being named LA’s chief law enforcement officer this past summer. Moore, who took the helm of the nation’s third-largest municipal police force, visited with students and spoke as part of a presentation to students and faculty in CSUN’s new Department of Criminology and Justice Studies (CJS).
An international team of archaeologists, including California State University, Northridge anthropology professor Matthew Des Lauriers, received a grant from National Geographic for efforts in unearthing evidence that dates the arrival of Ancestral Native Americans to at least 13,000 years ago, off the coast of Baja California, Mexico. Read more