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President Erika D. Beck shares with Daily Sundial what she’s learned from the CSUN community after her 100-day listening tour.

President Beck discusses her listening tour and what she’s learned from it

Shannon Carter, Assistant News Editor June 3, 2021

CSUN President Erika D. Beck has spent most of her life earning multiple degrees in psychology, being a research associate in psychopathology and cognitive neuroscience, before becoming an administrator...

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Timeline: The era of Harrison

Lynn Rosado May 3, 2017

June 2012: Dianne F. Harrison is named the fifth CSUN president. Before her position at CSUN, she was president at Cal State Monterey Bay since 2006, according to a Los Angeles Times article which announced...

Students pictured protesting customs and border protection

Students protest Customs and Border Protection recruitment

Heather Smith March 29, 2017

Students protested Customs and Border Protection (CBP) while they were recruiting during the career fair at the Plaza Del Sol on campus today. Many felt uneasy about the recruitment, considering the amount...

CSUN president speaks at podium

CSUN Celebrates the success of the Metro U-Pass

Dede Ogbueze September 27, 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was joined yesterday by CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison and several Metro board members to celebrate the sale of over 1,500 Metro Universal transit passes (U-Pass). According...

Students hold hands at President Dianne Harris office as CSUN students hand her a letter for a meeting request on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (Raul Martinez / The Sundial)

Student organizations deliver letter to President Harrison to emphasize diversity on campus

Sarah Goulding November 19, 2015

Multiple student organizations, representing different ethnicities, delivered a letter to President Dianne Harrison requesting a meeting with her. Holding hands, the students walked through University...

A photo of a CSUN ceremony.

Freshmen welcomed by faculty, author David Levithan

Nicollette Ashtiani September 11, 2015

High-fives and cheers were handed out to crowds of incoming freshmen, as they walked to the Oviatt Library Lawn for their 2015 Freshmen Convocation at California State University, Northridge. The yearly...

President Dianne F. Harrison eats with Campus Police Chief Anne P. Glavin and other students at the Picnic with the President event on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (Halie Cook/ The Sundial)

Picnic with the president 2015

Halie Cook August 29, 2015

Free hot dogs, watermelon and baked beans were served to hundreds of students on the Bayramian Hall Lawn Thursday, Aug. 27, to kick off a new school year with university President Dianne F. Harrison. The...

Student activists rally against impaction rules

Lauren Rife April 21, 2015

A "Teach-In" rallying against impaction by the Activist Student Coalition took place in front of the Oviatt Library Tuesday afternoon. The event's purpose was to educate students on impaction and what...

Deadline approaches for students to complete “Agent of Change”

Dena White April 16, 2015

Last month, students received an email from CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison, Ph.D. requiring completion of "Agent of Change," an online education course that provides information about sexual violence...

President Dianne Harrison addresses members of  H.O.P.E.’s House Christian Ministries on Sunday, February 22. Photo credit: Leni Maiai

President Harrison recognized as a “Trailblazer” by Leadership California

Saffana Hijaz February 27, 2015

President Dianne Harrison has been chosen by Leadership California as one of six California State University women presidents honored with the Trailblazer award. “Anytime I get an award or recognition,...

President Dianne Harrison addresses members of  H.O.P.E.’s House Christian Ministries on Sunday, February 22. Photo credit: Leni Maiai

President Dianne Harrison encourages higher education at “Super Sunday” event

Antione Bowman February 22, 2015

CSUN President Dianne Harrison was at H.O.P.E.’s House Christian Ministries today in Granada Hills for the annual “Super Sunday,” a California State University-wide outreach program designed to increase...

Pi Kappa Alpha pledge reported possible hazing activities one week ago

Andrew Martinez October 24, 2014

The hazing incident which resulted in the halt to all pledge activities for sororities and fraternities was brought to the university’s attention last Friday, Dr. William Watkins, vice president of student...

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