Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service – Jan. 29

The Center for Community Engagement and Multi Access Programs in Student Life will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by hosting a service day at the Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo. Participants will clean-up the Club and take part in student-led art and science activities with the children. Participants have an opportunity to be a CI buddy to children at the Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo.

Students, staff and faculty will meet at the Sage Hall parking lot at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 29 for bus transportation to the service site returning to campus by 2:45 p.m. Lunch will be served and each participant will receive a CI Serve It UP t-shirt.

Please RSVP here for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

For additional information contact Neil Olipani, Community Engagement Ambassador, at ext. 3619 or

R.A.D. for Women – Feb. 29, Mar. 2, 7, 14

The CI Police Department offers R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense)  classes throughout the year for students, staff, and faculty of CI.  Classes will be held on campus Feb. 29 and March 2, 7 and 14, from 6-9 p.m.  This is a 12-hour class (3 hours each day) and participants must attend all four sessions to complete the program.  Class size is limited so sign up now at the CI Police Department located in Placer Hall.  A $20 fee will be collected at the time of registration, which will be fully refunded upon completion of the course.  A waiting list is also being established.

R.A.D. is the largest women's self-defense training program in the country, being taught by more than 350 universities and municipal law enforcement departments nationwide.

The R.A.D. System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques.  It is a comprehensive course for women, which begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.

For additional information contact Rachel Huff, Community Involvement & Crime Prevention Coordinator, at ext .8444 or

African American Achievement Award Luncheon – Feb. 26

Intercultural Services will be hosting their 4th annual African American Achievement Awards luncheon on Feb. 26, 12 - 2 p.m. in the Grand Salon. The award ceremony recognizes individuals who have made a substantial difference in their respective fields and have worked to better the community. This year’s honorees will be awarded under the following categories: Education, Healthcare, Civic Engagement, Social Justice, Athletics, Humanitarian, and Arts & Entertainment.

Students who attend this event will have the opportunity to network with former award recipients and present awardees. It is requested that RSVPs be submitted by Friday, Feb. 5.

Event details for the African American Achievement Award Luncheon are available here.  (PDF, 454KB)

For additional information contact Motoko Kitazumi, Intercultural Services Coordinator, at ext .3243 or

Farewell Celebration for President Richard R. Rush – April 9

The CSU Channel Islands Foundation will host a black-tie dinner in tribute to our Founding President, Richard R. Rush. The event will take place on Saturday, April 9, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Air Force One Pavilion, in Simi Valley. 

Discounted tickets for CI faculty and staff are sold out, however you can purchase regular priced tickets ($150 each) on-line or by payroll deduction. Discounted tickets are still available for CI Alumni ($75 each, limit two per person) and CI Students ($20 each, limit one per person). Please note there are limited quantities available at these price points. 

We hope you will join us for this special occasion to celebrate President Rush’s significant contributions and accomplishments. 

Event details for the Farewell Celebration for President Richard R. Rush are available here.  (PDF, 209KB)

For additional information contact Mackenzie Tolson, Advancement Events Specialist, at ext. 3552 or

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