News and Events from the Tseng College

Music Industry Executives Share Expertise

Gary Schmale, vice president, Ticketmaster

(April 2, 2014) - Executives from two major event ticketing, management and promotion companies gave a dynamic presentation to a CSUN class about the growing use of mobile technology, aps and social media to drive concert sales and engage fans. Gary Schmale, vice president of Ticketmaster and Mark Mayerson, vice president of CrowdTorch by CVent told a packed classroom in the Master of Arts in Music Industry Administration program how... Read more

Summer Session at CSUN

Summer Session at CSUN

(April 2, 2014) - The Tseng College invites the community to register starting today for Summer Session at California State University, Northridge. CSUN has three separate dates for offering classes: May 27-Aug. 19; May 27-July 8; and July 9-Aug. 19. Students can choose from hundreds of courses by dozens of CSUN departments, with many classes offered online. Summer can be educationally productive, so check out what CSUN has to offer.

New Scholarship for CSUN Students

Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz

A new scholarship program for CSUN students who advocate for people with disabilities launches this fall, thanks to a $10,000 donation by Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz, Tseng College’s assistant dean; and her husband, attorney and mediator Jack Goetz. “This is a wonderful and generous opportunity for students at CSUN who work with those with disabilities,” noted Barbra Frye, program manager for the Tseng College’s online Master of Science in... Read more

Music Industry Administration Program Explained at Info Session

John Binkley, Tseng College associate dean (left); Andrew Surmani, academic lead, M.A. Music Industry Administration

(March 24, 2014) - Dozens of people who wanted to learn about the "business" side of the music industry packed into CSUN's University Club to hear Andrew Surmani of CSUN’s music department and Tseng College associate dean John Binkley explain the knowledge students gain from CSUN’s Master of Arts in Music Industry Administration. In addition to the roomful of potential and current students, 18 people connected to the information session... Read more

Optimistic View of California Economy Presented

(March 18, 2014) - Kevin Klowden, director of the California Center at the Milken Institute, gave a positive overview of recovery of the California economy at an Encino chamber of commerce event that the Tseng College attended. The get-together drew dozens of representatives from businesses, nonprofits, education and other organizations throughout the local area. "California came out of the recession stronger than the rest of the... Read more

Public Sector Management Degree Offered in Downtown Los Angeles

The Tseng College hosts a free information session for CSUN's bachelor of arts degree-completion program in Public Sector Management, March 25, 6 p.m., in downtown Los Angeles. The program is for those with 60 semester units seeking a degree that focuses on management in the government or nonprofit sector. The information session meets at the Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters, 333 S. Beaudry, Rm. 2-131, second floor.

No. 7 Most Affordable Social Work Degree

Congratulations to California State University, Northridge's MSW program for its recognition by OnlineU as one of 2014's 10 Most Affordable Social Work Degrees. Online U researched throughout the nation to find the 10 most affordable universities offering online social work degrees, and CSUN came in at No. 7 for the most affordable annual tuition. All universities on its top 10 list are currently accredited and offer fully online programs. The... Read more

Music Industry Administration Information Session at CSUN

(March 12, 2014) - The Tseng College invites the public to an information session for CSUN's Master of Arts in Music Industry Administration program, March 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the campus University Club - Orange Grove Bistro. The Tseng College collaborates with CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication and College of Business and Economics for this degree, which focuses on producing, distributing and promoting music.... Read more

Tseng College Takes Part in Valley Business Expo

(March 6, 2014) – Dozens of businesses, nonprofits and agencies crowded into the Los Angeles Hilton North /Glendale for the Valley Economic Alliance’s  Valley Business Expo, giving the Tseng College a chance to tell regional organizations about its many programs. Tseng College representatives Julia Potter and Natividad Palos shared information about CSUN with a steady of stream of visitors as hundreds of participants and visitors walked... Read more

Tseng College to Exhibit at Valley Business Expo

(March 3, 2014) - The Tseng College will share information about Tseng College programs with several hundred representatives of area businesses expected to attend the Sixth Annual Valley Business Expo March 6 at the Hilton Los Angeles North Glendale. Top financial institutions, major private sector companies, public and government agencies, and local media will have a chance to let each other know what they do and learn about each... Read more