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Between the World and Me: 2017-2018 Common Read

January 26, 2017

The cover of BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates displays the title and the author's name in thick black capital letters against a white background.

The Selection Committee has chosen Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates for the 2017-2018 Freshman Common Reading. Spring semester is the perfect time to join your faculty and staff colleagues as we begin preparing to teach and discuss the book. Read more

The Marino J. Riccomini Scholarships

March 9, 2016

Marino J. Riccomini as a young man

The Marino J. Riccomini Family Scholarships were created in 2015 in memory of Marino J. Riccomini, an advocate of higher education who wanted to provide opportunities for college success to those for whom financial need might otherwise be a barrier. They are intended to support CSUN students who demonstrate financial need, who are in good academic standing with the university, who show a desire to succeed in their academic careers, and who have successfully completed University 100.

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