Veterans Resource Center

CSUN Community Invited to Celebrate “We Love Our Veterans Week”

October 30, 2015

Northridge — The Veterans Resource Center at the University Student Union is inviting all CSUN students, faculty and staff to participate in “We Love Our Veterans Week” from Monday, Nov. 9 through Friday, Nov. 14. This weeklong celebration will feature an exciting range of events and activities open to the entire CSUN community.

“We are so excited about our annual We Love Our Veterans Week,” said Patrina Croisdale, VRC Coordinator, “It is our way of honoring all CSUN Veterans and showing our appreciation for their service to our country - and everyone on campus is invited
to join us”.

To begin this special weeklong celebration Monday, Nov. 9, a U.S. ag garden will be displayed on the Oviatt Lawn to recognize the more than 650 veterans currently enrolled at CSUN.

Also on Monday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be Music and Spoken Word performances hosted by Sigma Tau Alpha on the Plaza del Sol, USU. Tuesday, Nov. 10 will feature a screening of “Latino Americans: War and Peace” followed by a panel discussion with student veterans from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Oviatt Library. 

The campus will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11 to observe Veterans Day, but a group of CSUN veterans and other students will participate in the San Fernando Veterans Day Parade.

The on-campus celebration will continue in an exciting way with “CSUN Students and Veterans Party on the Plaza” on Thursday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Plaza del Sol at the University Student Union with free food, music and many fun activities.

To wrap up the week on Friday, Nov. 13, the Student Veterans Organization will host a “Poker Night” from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Veterans Resource Center at the USU.

Everyone in the CSUN community is encouraged to join in this celebration with our veterans throughout the special week in their honor. For more information about “We Love Our Veterans Week”, please contact VRC Coordinator, Patrina Croisdale at or visit the Veterans Resource Center’s website at