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General Announcements March 14 - March 18

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2011 * Issue No. 8
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Martha Maciel, editor, at ext. 3135 or email submissions to, or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Wednesday.

UDWE - Undergraduate students must take the Upper Division Writing Test this semester if they will complete 75 units or more by the end of spring 2011. Students can take the exam after completing 56 units and meeting the Lower Division writing requirement. Students who have not taken the UDWPE by the completion of 75 units will have a registration hold placed on their subsequent registration.

Mandatory Advisement Week Two - There's only five weeks left to get your Fall 2011 advisement done! All Journalism students who plan to attend CSUN during Fall 2011 must see their advisers for academic counseling during the advisement period. Students will not be cleared for registration until the Department has the counseling form on file. The journalism office does not make appointments, just plan to see your advisor during her/his office hours. Please pick up your forms and files in the Department office, MZ 210.

Scholarships Workshop - Students interested in applying for scholarships this semester are invited to attend a workshop to learn more about the procedures and requirements for Spring 2011 scholarships. The workshop will take place on Thursday, March 17 from 9 a.m.-9:4.5.a.m. in MZ 212.

War with Mexico- The Oviatt Library and the Department of Journalism invites you to join us for a celebration of the life of Dr. Tom Reilly on the publication of his posthumous book "War with Mexico! America's Reporters cover the Battlefront," edited by Manley Witten (former faculty member). Dr. Reilly was the former Journalism Chair and faculty member. The panel will take place March 17 from 4- 6 p.m. at the Oviatt Library, Graduate Reading Room. Please RSVP to (818) 677-2638.

Career Day - For students who are serious about landing that first job in journalism, public relations and other media-related fields, this year’s Career Day has something for everyone. The panel will feature professionals ready to share their experiences and answer questions on a diverse range of professions. This year's Career Day will be held on Thursday, March 24 in the Johnson Auditorium 100 in Jacaranda Hall from 2-4 p.m.