News and Events from the Tseng College

MSW Meets Urgent Need for Communities

Female and toddler girl facing and smiling at each other

Tell someone you want to be a social worker, and it’s likely they won’t know exactly what that entails. Social workers are deeply involved in enhancing their clients’ well-being and improving their quality of life. From social services and crisis intervention to social reform and community development, social workers are actively engaged in helping those around them and their communities. A Master of Social Work (MSW) makes all these counseling... Read more

Foreign Policy Talk Draws Community to Campus

History professor James Sefton

(Sept. 12, 2015) - The Constitution came alive at our Constitution Day celebration! History professor James Sefton and political science professor John Evans led a presentation on the centuries-old conflict of who has the real foreign policy power: the president or Congress. "Our Constitution Day celebration gives us an opportunity each year to bring together participants to look at the past so we can better understand and prepare for... Read more

CSUN Celebrates Constitution Day

The Constitution and Foreign Policy

(August 24, 2015) - Join us at our Constitution Day Event Sept. 12 and delve into the power struggle in the federal government over foreign policy.  “The presentation will evaluate what the Constitution does – and does not – say about foreign policy, and about policy-making issues involving the roles of the president and Congress,” said CSUN history professor James Sefton.  CSUN holds the annual event to commemorate the signing of the... Read more

International Programs and Partnership News | Fall 2015

CSUN's IPP Speaks for Itself Our International Programs and Partnerships department has a successful track record in helping students from all levels achieve personal and professional success. Our programs allow students to seamlessly travel from one stage in their academic career to the next and gives them the necessary tools to reach their full potential. IPP brings students and resources together in innovative and traditional ways including... Read more

Semester at CSUN Students Helps Launch Companies

Semester at CSUN Student

(August 10, 2015) - When Kelvi Oliveira traveled from São Paulo, Brazil to enroll as a Semester at CSUN student, he never dreamed he would spend the summer working with the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI). LACI has a satellite office at CSUN that advises new clean energy start-ups, and invited the industrial engineering student to a summer internship.  The position fit right in with Sanca Valley, Oliveira’s business incubator in... Read more

Come to CSUN This Fall!

Open University Fall 2015

(July 15, 2015) - You're invited to register for academic-credit classes at California State University, Northridge even if you're not regularly enrolled at the university. CSUN's Open University program gives you a chance to start your university journey, get back into college life to finish your degree, re-take a class, or try out a course in a field that captures your interest. Anyone can register for Fall-semester classes through... Read more

Get Ahead with Summer Session

Summer session 2015

(July 2, 2015) - It’s not too late to enroll in Summer Session at CSUN! With nearly 200 classes to choose from, you can get a head start on Fall, finish a prerequisite or get advanced knowledge in a specific field. Academic-credit classes run July 8-Aug. 18 in our Summer Session 3, and they finish before the start of the Fall semester. Choose from courses offered by two dozen departments that include business, computer science,... Read more

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