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General Announcements February 10 - February 14

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2014 * Issue No. 4

To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Carolina Najarro, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to mm@csun.edu, or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday. Old editions of the newsletter are available at http://csunjournalism.blogspot.com/.

 
Fall 2014 Advisement - All journalism students who plan to attend CSUN during the Fall 2014 semester must see their advisers for academic counseling during the advisement period which will begin on Monday, March 17, 2014. Students will not be cleared for registration until the department has the counseling form on file. Advisers' office hours are available on the table outside the Journalism Department office. The Journalism Department does not make appointments, so plan to see your adviser during his or her office hours. Pick up you advisement form and file in the department office (MZ 210) before seeing your adviser. Once advisement has been completed, both the advisement form and file must be returned to the office. If needed, students should also obtain the instructors' signatures for any restricted classes. 
 
Graduation Checks – The deadline to apply for Fall 2014 is March 7, 2014. The deadline to apply for Spring 2015 is July 11, 2014. Students must meet with faculty advisor to complete a graduation check. Students are strongly encouraged to apply one year in advance.

Late Change in Academic Schedule - Starting on Monday, Feb. 10, students wishing to make changes to their Schedule of Classes must fill out and submit a 4th Week Schedule Adjustment. The last day for changes is Friday, Feb. 14 by 4:00 p.m.

Journalism - The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is proud to accept applications for two exciting opportunities taking place during the 2014 AAJA National Convention in Washington, D.C. in August: VOICES, a student journalism training program (Aug 11 - 16), and the CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship, a $5,000 scholarship and all-expense paid trip to the convention! Selected students will be given pre-convention assignments and paired with a professional journalist mentor during the summer. AAJA will sponsor participants' travel and hotel expenses during the week of the 2014 National Convention in Washington, D.C. August 11 - 16. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited university or have recently graduated (within one year) with a serious interest in pursuing journalism as a career. Students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of convention. The application for VOICES can be found online at https://aaja.wufoo.com/forms/2014-voices-student-application/. Transcripts, resumes and letters of recommendation are required. The deadline to apply is April 25, 2014. For more information, visit http://www.aaja.org/apply-for-a-scholarship-now/