News and Events from the Tseng College

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

Join CSUN Classes through Winter Term and Open University

Open University Matador

(Dec. 3, 2014) - Even if you’re not a CSUN student, you can take CSUN classes during Winter Term and the Spring semester. Winter Term features academic-credit classes offered in a compressed format during the break between the Fall and Spring semesters, Dec. 24-Jan. 16. More than a dozen CSUN departments offer a total of nearly 60 Winter Term courses. Registration for Winter Term continues for the community until Dec. 24, the first day... Read more

International Student Center Celebrates International Education Week

Dr. Marta Lopez and Cindy Cruz smiling

(Nov. 17, 2014) - CSUN’s International and Exchange Student Center launched International Education Week Nov. 17 with an open house that drew faculty and staff from around the campus. The center provides guidance for international students at CSUN and to CSUN students who want to study abroad. The university ranks first nationally in the “Top 40 Master’s Colleges and Universities Hosting International Students.” The center guides... Read more

SAGE Founder Morris Cutler Dies

(Nov. 10, 2014) - California State University, Northridge and the Tseng College lost a friend, supporter and teacher in the passing of Morris Cutler. The retired educator launched SAGE, a learning-in-retirement organization, through CSUN’s Tseng College 27 years ago. At an age when many people spend more time looking back on their lives than forward, Cutler charged ahead after his retirement, expanding SAGE and encouraging lifelong... Read more