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General Announcements February 23 - February 27

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2015 * Issue No. 6
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Diana Tran, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to mm@csun.edu, or stop by MZ 210.The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday.


Good morning CSUN Journalism!
Welcome to the sixth week of school. With advisement only a few weeks away, make sure to stop by the journalism office and grab a copy of the faculty open office hours. The completion of advisement will lift your registration hold off your account. So, the sooner you get advised, the less stressed you'll be during registration! The deadline for Fall 2015 graduation applications is March 20, any late applicants will be charged a $10 late fee. Stop by the journalism office for any questions or concerns.

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Department/Campus Events:
  • Wednesday, February 25: Join Proud2Bme_CSUN for NEDAwareness Week as journalism students participate in the Get REAL! community engagement project with the National Eating Disorders Association:
    • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Plaza del Sol: Social media activities on Instagram, Twitter, and more.
    • 2-3 p.m. Grand Salon: Dr. Theresa Larson will talk about body image and eating disorders as a U.S. Marine serving in Iraq. 
  • Wednesday, February 25: Foreign correspondent Reese Erlich will talk about covering Syria based on his new book, "Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World can Expect," co-authored with Noam Chomsky starting at 3:30 p.m. in Manzanita 361.

Scholarship Opportunity - The Sacramento Press Club announced that they are awarding $34,000 in seven scholarships to students who are preparing for a career in journalism or a closely related field.

The seven scholarships range in value from $4,000 to $8,000. Community college students who are transferring to four-year colleges will get special consideration for the $4,000 Nereida Skelton Journalism Scholarship.  Six other scholarships are offered to college juniors, seniors or graduate students who are focusing on journalism. 

 Applications must be postmarked no later than March 31st.  

They can access the guide at this link: http://sacpressclub.org/scholarships/student-resource-guide/



Scholarship Opportunity - The Lagrant Foundation is awarding a scholarship for undergraduate students. Scholarship winners will receive a trip to Chicago where they will participate in career building activities including a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, two daylong career  and professional development workshops and a scholarship and donor recognition reception.

Undergraduate (current freshman, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!) applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the online application will be considered for The LARGANT Foundation (TLF) scholarship in the amount of $2,500.

To apply for this scholarship, please visit www.lagrantfoundation.org