For Your Information August 31, 2015

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 Sep. 14 posting is Monday, Sep. 8.

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.


Aug. 24 to Oct. 10

Jack Kirby Art Exhibit

California State University, Northridge faculty and staff are invited to visit the United States’ largest ever exhibit of comic creator and legend Jack Kirby. The exhibit will be held at CSUN’s Art Galleries.

For more information, call CSUN’s Art Galleries at (818) 677-2156.

 Sept. 1

Rainbow Reception

The CSUN Pride Center and LGBTQ Alumni Association are having a rainbow reception in the University Student Union’s Northridge Center from 5 to 7:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to meet faculty, staff and students within the LGBTQA community. Refreshments will be served.

For more information–email or call
(818) 677-2137

Sept. 2 

Happy Anniversary, Creative Media Studio!

The Creative Media Studio will showcase the work CSUN students have produced in the studio such as videos, music, art, graphics, code, photos, beats, apps and animations. The event will be held on the West Wing, Main Floor of the Oviatt Library from 3 to 7 p.m.

Sept. 2 

Walkability Wednesdays

Every Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. CSUN faculty, staff and students can take a walking tour of various campus paths. A map and brochure with different walking paths for various fitness levels will be provided. The tour will begin at Santa Susana Hall 115.

Sep. 7

Lunch Time Express

CSUN faculty and staff wanting to exercise during their lunch break can come to the Student Recreational Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. Available classses are indicated by a red symbol next to the class name on the SRC group exercise schedule.

The exercise schedule can be found at

Sept. 8 to Dec. 8

Commit To Be Fit

CSUN staff, faculty and students who want to improve their physical fitness are invited to Redwood Hall 180 every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Commit to be Fit will help with weight loss and maintenance through exercise and nutrition. All participants must complete paperwork prior to participation at

Sept. 8

Faculty and Staff Yoga

CSUN faculty and staff members can take part in yoga from 11 a.m. to noon at Nordhoff Hall 106. Wear stretchy comfortable clothes and bring a mat.

To register, visit 

Sept. 10 

Developing, Owning & Sharing the Matador Spirit

Faculty and staff who want to learn how to be an effective role model for students and work colleagues can stop by the USU Grand Salon from 8:30 to 9:55 a.m. Work team, staff and administrators are encouraged to attend.

To register, go to…

Sept. 10

Freshman Convocation

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the annual Freshman Convocation at the Oviatt Library Lawn at 6 p.m. Author of the 2015 freshman common reading “Every Day” David Levithan will present the keynote speech.

For more information, contact the Office of Student Involvement and Development at (818) 677 – 4100.

Sept. 15

Building Marshall Program

The Department of Police Services invite all CSUN faculty and staff who are interested in becoming Building Marshals for campus departments. The training course will provide information about being better prepared incase of an on-campus emergencies. The course will be held from noon to 12:55 p.m. on the second floor Training Room at the Department of Police Services.

To register, go to  

Sept. 16

Latino Americans: Prejudice and Pride

A film screening with special guest Lecturer Jorge Leal will take place at the Oviatt Library Presentation Room from 2 to 4 p.m. This film is one in a series of events scheduled to highlight Latino Americans: 500 Years of History.

Sept. 18

Blood Wedding

The Experimental Theatre of the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) will be performing Blood Wedding from Sept. 18-20 and Sept. 23-27. Doors open at 7 p.m. on all days except Sunday. On Sunday, doors will be open at 1:30 p.m.

For ticket info, call (818)- 677- 2488

Sept. 19

Founders’ Day

The annual CSUN Founders’ Day celebration will be held at the USU East Conference Center from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Former CSUN faculty, staff and alumni will be honored at the event. The registration cost is $35 per person and is free for 50-year club inductees.

To register, go to


Sept. 17

Rooting Out Unconscious Bias

CSUN faculty interested in eliminating unconscious bias within search committees and at the College level are invited to attend The Colleagues Room in the Sierra Center from 3 to 5 p.m.

To register, send your name and email address to


Educational Policies Committee

Meets 2 — 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

UN 211

Foundation Board and Committee

Meets 8 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 28

UN 250

Graduate Studies Committee

Meets 2 – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Sep. 8

UN 277

Faculty Senate

Meets 2 – 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sep. 10


Academic Technology Committee

Meets 1 – 3 p.m.

Friday, Sep. 11

UN 211