CSUN ranks second in the nation in awarding bachelor’s degrees to Hispanic students, according to the Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine, which focuses on Hispanic education in institutions of higher learning. The magazine published the ranking in its annual Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics list in its October issue. Continue reading about how CSUN is Ranked 2nd in Nation in Awarding Degrees to Hispanic Students.
Governor Gavin Newsom visited CSUN on Wednesday to sign seven bills into law that represent a historic funding increase for higher education in California. At the university’s Student Recreation Center, Newsom joined CSUN President Erika D. Beck, California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro and a host of elected officials in celebrating the $47.1 billion higher education package. Continue reading about the Signing of Historic College Affordability and Accessibility Legislation.
California State University, Northridge is among the “coolest” universities in the United States and Canada, according to Sierra magazine’s 15th annual “Cool Schools” 2021 rankings. Coming in at No. 35, CSUN is the highest-ranked campus in the California State University system on the Sierra Club’s list of greenest colleges and universities. Continue reading about how CSUN is Ranked as ‘Coolest’ CSU.
CSUN leaders — and keynote speaker Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement — welcomed the school’s newest students on Sept. 30, acknowledging the unprecedented, pandemic-challenged path they took to become part of the Matador family, and encouraged them to keep pushing toward their goals. Continue reading about how Cullors Inspires New Students to Change the World .
Fourteen students recently were chosen as recipients of CSUN Alumni scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. On Sept. 23, all were recognized at the annual Virtual CSUN Alumni Scholarship Celebration for receiving what could turn out to become a life-changing gift. For at least one student, it already is. “I was on the verge of quitting because I was going through so much financial adversity,” said senior psychology major Sherrell King. Continue reading about how Alumni Scholarships Fuel Determination for Recipients.