Welcome to Building Connections for Success! We believe building relationships on campus can make the biggest difference in a student’s path towards graduation. Our vision is to help students from low-income backgrounds reach their academic goals by enriching their college experience with peer and faculty support.

Mission Statement

The Department of Education Hispanic Serving Institution Title V Grant’s Building Connections for Success program is dedicated to providing effective support services and academic resources to diverse students while strengthening freshmen retention rates, improving six-year graduation rates among undergraduate students and increasing endowments to support student services at Cal State Northridge.

Our Team

Building Connections for Success is supported by a number of dedicated key faculty, administrators and staff who help provide our students with the quality education, opportunities and support essential to a path towards graduation.

 

Latest Headlines

Faculty Spotlight: Doug Kaback

August 31, 2015

  Last spring, CSUN theater professor, Doug Kaback collaborated creatively with theater professor Shad Willingham to create a proposal...

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Service Learning Class Brings Children’s Literature to Community Schools- Dr. Rosa RiVera Furumoto

August 31, 2015

During the 2015-16 school year the Building Connections for Success program helped fund via the CSUN CIELO program,...

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Peer Mentors Empowered During 28th Annual HACU Conference

December 4, 2014

  Two Building Connections for Success peer mentors attended the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) 28th Annual Conference in...

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BCFS Peer Learning Facilitator Leads Students’ Success

December 4, 2014

Senior, Julia Kirby works as a Peer Learning Facilitator, overseeing a Family and Consumer Sciences Foundations and Research class. The Family Consumer...

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