News and Events from the Tseng College

International Programs and Partnership News | Summer 2015

It’s a Wrap! Both our Semester at CSUN and IEP terms came to a close in May. The IPP team hosted a party for each program to celebrate the success of our wonderful students, the friendships they have made and the memories that will last a lifetime. The SAC end of term party was held at Acapulco Restaurant where students had the chance to say good-bye to their friends while enjoying delicious Mexican food and drinks. Our IEP end of term party... Read more

Assistive Technology Degree Serves People with Disabilities

View of the prosthetic legs with people cheering in front

(June 9, 2015) - Developments in assistive technology give hope to those suffering with disabilities, whether from accidents, physical conditions or combat. A push is on to help disabled veterans through a new VA Innovation Creation Series that seeks public submission of designs that the VA will build and test to benefit veterans.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 10 percent of California residents aged 18-44... Read more

LACI@CSUN Speaker Gives Advice to Succeed as Business Leader

Jim Goodrich, Ph.D.

(May 21, 2015) - Business schools teach about efficiency, funding and systems, but they need to shift their focus to the importance of creativity, according to the dean of the College of Business and Economics at California State University, Los Angeles.  “What we do not teach is how to be inventive, how to think of new ideas and how to come up with something no one else has thought of,” said James Goodrich, Ph.D., who led a talk... Read more

Business Expert to Advise on Advancing into Leadership

Jim Goodrich, Ph.D.

Join us May 21 at California State University, Northridge for our LACI@CSUN CEO Speaker Series featuring Jim Goodrich, Ph.D., who leads a presentation on moving up to leadership positions. “So You Wanna Be a CEO” will give entrepreneurs direction and ideas about the mindset, skills and habits necessary to elevate from start-up founder or manager to company head.  Goodrich serves as dean of the College of Business and Economics at California... Read more

Visiting Student Performs in Latin Rhythms Band

Karen Tauil and her band entertain students on campus

(April 27, 2015) - Between studying nutrition and navigating through American university life, Brazilian student Karen Tauil has also discovered a new outlet for her passion while at CSUN: singing in a Latin band. Tauil traveled from Brazil to CSUN as part of Brazil's Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP), which finances study abroad for college students.  "I was impressed by CSUN's structure," she said. "It's awesome knowing people from... Read more

MPH Info Session Explains How Students Can Help the World

Kaitlin O'Keefe, Ph.D.

(April 14, 2015) - Reach underdeveloped countries with vital information about infectious disease. Guide local elderly people with advice on nutrition and wellness. Go to immigrant communities to talk about women's wellness and designing health screening programs. These are just a few of the opportunities students learned about at an information session for CSUN's online Master of Public Health: Health Education (MPH).  "One of the best... Read more

International Programs and Partnership News | Spring 2015

Housing News We are happy to announce that we have significantly increased our on-campus housing for the 2015-2016 academic school year. We always welcome on-campus housing applications for our IEP and SAC students and it is a great way for international students to have a true American college experience. Housing is distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis, so act quickly to secure your student's placement at CSUN's... Read more

Information Session Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at Business of Music

Group of MIA professors and students pose for picture.

(April 2, 2015) - Curious visitors got a behind-the-scenes look at opportunities in the music business at an information session for the Master of Arts in Music Industry Administration (MIA). And they don't have to play a musical instrument or sing to enroll in the program. Traditional MBAs don't specifically address the music industry, but the MIA offers graduate-level classes tailored to the business of music.  Students in the program... Read more

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