Memorial Day Observance
University offices will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 28. The Department of Police Services will be staffed during the closure and can be reached at (818) 677-2111. In observance of the holiday, the U.S. flag at the Oviatt Library will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to noon, in accordance with the flag code for the holiday.
Shawntel Barreiro has known since she was in ninth grade that she wanted to be a linguist, and she has worked hard to fulfill that dream since. She will be graduating later this month from California State University, Northridge with bachelor’s degrees in linguistics and Chicana and Chicano studies, and full funding to complete her doctorate in linguistics at The Ohio State University. Continue reading about CSUN's Outstanding Graduates.
Thousands will be cheering later this month as more than 11,500 graduating students walk across the stage in front of California State University, Northridge’s iconic Delmar T. Oviatt Library as CSUN celebrates its 2018 commencement. An estimated 11,538 — including bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree candidates — are eligible to take part in the exercises scheduled to begin the evening of Saturday, May 12. Continue reading about CSUN Commencement 2018.
California State University, Northridge will confer honorary doctorates on entrepreneur and philanthropist Younes Nazarian and internationally acclaimed muralist and educator Judy Baca as part of the university’s 2018 commencement ceremonies. A leader in the Iranian Jewish Community, Younes Nazarianserves as Chairman of Nazarian Enterprises, which maintains diverse interests in aerospace, manufacturing and logistics, technology, hospitality and alternative energy. Continue reading about honorary degree recipients Younes Nazarian and Judy Baca.
Ryan Gosling is playing the teacher and Halle Berry is the principal.The opening scene of the movie is Gosling, with hurried and excited voice, telling Berry: “We have to do something for the school!” Beyond that, the story, the casting and pretty much everything else for the movie is up for discussion. This is how CSUN alumnus Bradley Upshaw ’88 (Credential) envisions the movie about his life. Continue reading about CSUN Alumnus Bradley Upshaw.
The 52nd annual CSUN Staff Service and Recognition of Excellence Awards ceremony connected the success of California State University, Northridge students to the work of dedicated university employees. It also was a chance for CSUN leaders to recognize their teams and the collective impact of CSUN staff. Continue reading about the 52nd Annual Staff Service and Recognition of Excellence Awards.