For Your Information 3-21-16

For Your Information shares announcements of events, public meetings, notices, classes and deadlines relevant to CSUN faculty and staff. The submission deadline is noon on Monday, one week before the next post.

The deadline for the April 4 posting is Monday, March 28.

We strive to include all items submitted by deadline occurring until the next post. You can submit future items by emailing, sending them to mail drop 8242 or faxing them to (818) 677-4909. Email is the preferred method of submission.


March 29

Water Day!

This half-day event is from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Universtiy Student Union, Northridge Center with three separate sessions scheduled to align with class periods. Held in recognition of World Water Day — a day when the world turns its attention towards the 750 million people who lack access to safe water. For more information, visit

March 28

Terrorism and Hate: What are hate crimes and who commits them?

Brian Levin, Director of the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism and professor of criminal justice at CSU San Bernardino, will discusses how we may balance punishing individuals that commit these crimes while protecting the First Amendment ideals of free speech. This event begins at 7 p.m. in the Whitsett Room, Sierra Hall 451. For additional information, or to register by phone, call (818) 677.7169

March 30

Women Comics of Color: A panel with Comics Artists Shawnee Gibbs, and Shawnelle Gibbs (The Gibbs Sisters) and MariNaomi 

Prominent female comic book artists The Gibbs Sistsrs and MariNaomi will be speaking in the Flintridge Room, University Student Union from 1 to 3 p.m.

April 3

Orange Pick

The CSUN Institute for Sustainability is hosting our 6th annual orange pick event to harvest the oranges in our beautiful and historic CSUN orange grove from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, visit


March 30

An Empowering Approach: Understanding and Responding to Campus Sexual Violence

This presentation, which is from noon to 12:55 p.m. in the Department of Police Services, 2nd Floor Training Room, will include skill-building components to help participants feel more confident about decreasing the risks of sexual violence. For steps to register, visit


Campus Closed – Spring Break: 3/21 – 3/25

From the Personnel Planning and Review Committee: 

At its meeting on Sept. 16, 2015, the committee adopted a policy recommendation that Section 650.3 of the CSUN Administrative Manual be revised to include Emeritus status for  Lecturers with the equivalent of ten (10) years of full-time service at CSUN. For more information, visit