News and Events from the Tseng College

Cesar Chavez Holiday Closure

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The university will be formally closed in observance of the Cesar Chavez holiday on Tuesday, March 31. The Department of Police Services will be staffed during the closure and can be reached at 818-677-2111.

CSUN Alum Gives Strategies to Succeed in Business Communications

Larry Twersky, CEO, Timer Cap LLC

(March 19, 2015) - Larry Twersky, CSUN alumni and local business executive, gave a presentation with tips to reach customers and colleagues by crafting messages that appeal to their individual communication styles “You have to communicate differently with people, depending on whether they are logical or emotional types,” Twersky explained. “Communication styles and language expression are different. You will understand your teams and... Read more

Join Us for Summer at CSUN

Summer Session 2015

(March 17, 2015) - As winter turns to spring, it’s time to start thinking about Summer Session! CSUN offers hundreds of academic-credit classes during our three Summer Sessions, May 26-Aug. 18. With Summer Session open to the entire community, now’s the time to start thinking about that class you’ve wanted to take or finishing the degree you put off.  “There are over 630 Summer Session classes already scheduled," said Jessica Isomoto,... Read more

Tseng College Goes to Valley Business Expo

Julia Potter, Tseng College Employer and Partner Programs and Services, at 2014 Valley Business Expo

(March 2, 2015) - The Tseng College looks forward to taking part in the annual Valley Business Expo March 5 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Hotel and Convention Center. “The Valley Business Expo brings together hundreds of people and ideas for this great one-day event geared toward improving and expanding small business in the San Fernando Valley,” said a spokeswoman in a video by the Valley Economic Alliance, a nonprofit... Read more

LACI@CSUN Features Talk by Attorney on Patents and Trademarks

Jeff Joyner, intellectual property attorney

(Feb. 19, 2015) - Jeff Joyner, an attorney from Greenberg Trauig LLP who specializes in intellectual property litigation, spoke about the importance of entrepreneurs protecting their intellectual property with patents and trademarks at an event sponsored by LACI@CSUN.  Intellectual property includes exclusive rights to technology, designs and industry processes that a business creates and protects through registration with the U.S.... Read more

Open House for Grad Programs in Business

Juniper Hall

(Feb. 16, 2015) - The quiet weekend at CSUN will pop with activity Feb. 21 as CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics welcomes the public to an open house for its graduate programs this Saturday. Come get your questions answered about applying for CSUN's MBA, M.S. Accountancy, and Grenoble Doctor of Business Administration programs. The M.S. Taxation and the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration -- offered in... Read more

Attorney to Give Overview of Protecting Intellectual Property

CSUN University Student Union

(Feb. 2, 2015) - Business people and entrepreneurs will get advice on how to protect their innovations at a presentation on campus by attorney Jeff Joyner, a member of the law firm Greenberg Trauig. “Intellectual Property and Protecting Your Innovation” takes place Feb. 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m., at the CSUN Campus, University Student Union, Thousand Oaks Room. LACI_@_CSUN, a business development incubator recently established on campus,... Read more

Speaker Explains How Small Businesses Can Get Federal Grants

Marie Talnack, Ph.D.

(January 15, 2015) - Small businesses and entrepreneurs have a better chance of getting federal grants for research and product development if they clearly describe their business plan and partner with universities, according to Marie Talnack, director of the technology transfer and industry clinic at Cal Poly Pomona. Talnack spoke on campus as part of a monthly CEO Speakers Series at CSUN presented by LACI@CSUN and CSUN’s Office of... Read more

LACI@CSUN Hosts Research Funding Presentation

Marie Talnack, Ph.D., director of technology transfer and industry clinic, Cal Poly Pomona

(Jan. 6, 2015) - Business people, academicians and anyone wanting to learn about funding research are invited to a presentation Jan. 15 on campus, "How to Win Federal Research Grants." LACI@CSUN, a business development advising center recently established on campus, hosts the event in collaboration with CSUN's Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The U.S. Small Business Administration sponsors research grants for small businesses... Read more

Speaker Emphasizes Importance of Learning How to Think

Dale Deardorff, director of innovation and strategic thinking, Rocky Peak Leadership Center

(Dec. 18, 2014) - Educators should teach people not what to think but how to think, said guest speaker Dale Deardorff of the Rocky Peak Leadership Center, at a presentation at California State University, Northridge. CSUN’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies and LACI@CSUN hosted the event, supported by the Tseng College. LACI @ CSUN is part of CleanTech LA, a nonprofit that provides counseling, mentoring and assistance to... Read more