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Arts Council for CSUN partners with Matadors Community Credit Union for unique award

Julius Lasin

February 27, 2015

Select students in the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication will now have the opportunity to make their artistic dreams a reality with a new award sponsored by the Arts Council for CSUN and the Matadors Community Credit Union. The award, named the 2015 Matadors Community Credit Union...

CSUN music program and professor awarded at Cal All-State Music Education Conference

CSUN NAfME officers with their CMEA Collegiate NAfME Chapter Award at the CMEA Awards Gala on Friday February 20th, 2015 (left to right) Eric Cañas, Kelvin Flores, Andres Villanueva, Kelly McCarley, Kelly Brooks, Robin Gin, Aminata Touncara

Nicolette Hinojos

February 24, 2015

CSUN's National Association for Music Education chapter, along with one of their music professors, was recognized for their work in music education at the California All-State Music Education Conference (CASMEC) in Fresno between Feb. 19-22. Hosted by the California Music Educator's Association, the...

CSUN alumna in the running for Teacher of the Year award

CSUN alumna in the running for Teacher of the Year award

Michael Arvizu

October 16, 2013

CSUN alumna Genein Letford teaches third grade at NEW Academy in Canoga Park. She integrates music into her lesson plan and has been nominated for People magazine's "Teacher of the Year" award. To read the story and watch the video of the other CSUN alumna Kaylie Gomez who is also nominated f...

CSUN alumna nominated for Teacher of the Year award

CSUN alumna nominated for Teacher of the Year award

Michael Arvizu

October 7, 2013

CSUN alumna Kaylie Gomez discusses her teaching style and the characteristics she wishes to share with the children she teaches. She works at the Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists in Los Angeles. To watch the video of the other CSUN alumna Genein Letford who is also nominated for the award c...

CSUN alumna receives Great American Teacher Award

Marissa Kindelspire

December 8, 2010

When Genein Letford wanted to teach her third graders about architecture, she did not just flip open a textbook and copy information on a chalkboard. Instead, she rounded the children up and took them on a field trip to her alma mater, University of California, Los Angeles. It is this alternative approach that contributed to her recent Great American Te...

Model United Nations team wins Outstanding Delegation Award

Liana Hofer

December 6, 2010

For people who have taken public speaking classes, it’s easy to imagine the absolute terror one might feel when stepping up to a podium to speak in front of more than 400 peers. Yet for senior Farah Ballout, 21, the feeling is exhilarating. “It’s amazing,” said Ballout, political scienc...

Teenage Drama Workshop receives award

Marissa Kindelspire

October 25, 2010

CSUN’s Teenage Drama Workshop has won an award for cultivating  theatre programs at local high schools for budding theatre majors. The California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) awarded CSUN’s Teenage Drama Workshop (TADW) with the Professional Artist Award at their annual conference in...

Model UN team receives awards

Stephanie Bermudez

May 5, 2010

CSUN’s Model United Nations team walked away with the Outstanding Delegation and Outstanding Research award for representing Singapore at the National Model United Nations conference held at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Both awards are equivalent to first place. “CSUN tends to perform...

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