News and Events from the Tseng College

M.S. Taxation Professor Wins Outstanding Professor Award

Professor Rafi Efrat

(July 18, 2014) - Congratulations to CSUN accountancy professor Rafi Efrat for recognition by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants with the 2014 Outstanding Educator Award. The award recognizes full-time college accounting educators for leadership, teaching excellence and contributions to accounting education. Prof. Efrat devotes himself to helping students understand day-to-day practice as well as accounting... Read more

Summer Session at CSUN

(July 2, 2014) - Whether you’re a student at any college who needs academic credit, a community member who would like to take a university class without going through the formal admissions process, or someone who wants specialized knowledge in a field, CSUN offers more than 150 Summer Session classes starting July 9. Subjects include, business, education, engineering, ethnic studies, health science, history and science, with many... Read more

Tseng College Expands International Outreach

(June 16, 2014) - The Tseng College joins more than 600 universities and colleges around the world June 23-25 at an Education Forum sponsored by EducationUSA in Washington, D.C. EducationUSA operates under the U.S. Department of State and maintains advising centers around the world for college and university students who want to study abroad. “As a repeat participant, I’m excited to meet EducationUSA representatives from around the... Read more

M.S. Taxation Students Taught Power of Networking

Keith S. Dolabson, CPA

(May 31, 2014) - In a profession built around numbers, figures and legal codes, accountants still need to get outside of their offices and to network, emphasized Keith S. Dolabson, CPA, guest speaker at CSUN's Master of Science in Taxation class. Accountants prepare and examine financial records and also ensure accurate and timely tax preparation and filing. They can be found in business, legal and litigation, estate planning,... Read more

Communication Disorders Graduates Ready for Workforce

Graduates Danielle Yett (top) and Dawn Gipson

(May 20, 2014) - Hundreds of families and friends cheered graduates of the Master of Science in Communication Disorders and Sciences: Speech-Language Pathology program at a convocation and graduation this week at CSUN. Fifty-four students from around the country completed the online version of the two-and-a-half year program, administered by The Tseng College in collaboration with CSUN’s College of Health and Human Development. Speech-... Read more

Assistive Technology Student Wins Scholarship

Congratulations to Lyndon Dunbar, a student in the Tseng College’s master of science in Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services (ATHS) program, a recipient of the new Jane Small Scholarship for Advocates for People with Disabilities. Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz, the Tseng College’s assistant dean of program development, and her husband Jack Goetz, academic lead for the Tseng College’s certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution,... Read more

SAGE Awards Scholarship and Hosts Energy Presentation

SAGE members heard CSUN faculty Abhijit Mukherjee talk about worldwide energy use and alternative energy sources

(May 2, 2014) - CSUN gerontology student Orli Mahpour received a $1,000 scholarship award from SAGE, a learning-in-retirement group affiliated with the Tseng College, at a forum held at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys. SAGE sponsors the annual scholarship in coordination with a committee from CSUN’s gerontology program in the College of Health and Human Development, according to SAGE member Joyce Linden, associate professor emeritus... Read more

Tseng College Sponsors ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo

Hollywood & Highland Center

(April 24-26) - Thousands of visitors from around the country came to Hollywood last weekend for seminars about issues facing music creators and promoters, and for demonstrations of technology for recording and managing music. The ASCAP Music Creator Conference took over several floors of Loews Hollywood Hotel at the Hollywood and Highland Center as songwriters, performers, promoters and experts met to share developments in the business... Read more

Music Experts Give Insights about Promoting Talent

Left to Right: Deb Fenstermacher, Brandon Ginsberg, Music Industry Administration faculty Amanda Harrison

(April 16, 2014) - Two music industry professionals gave an overview of the demands and excitement of managing and promoting musicians and bands in a “Current Trends in the Music Industry” class, as part of CSUN’s Master of Arts in Music Industry Administration. Guest speakers Deb Fenstermacher and Brandon Ginsberg of Red Light Management gave students a behind-the-scenes look at how music management companies recruit, develop and... Read more

CSUN Sponsors Women in Business Awards

Ardis Bazyn of Bazyn Communications won Volunteer of the Year Award. She has been blind since her 20s.

(April 15, 2014) - The Tseng College celebrated accomplishments of women at the 2014 Women in Business Awards held by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. California State University, Northridge served as a gold sponsor of the event, which drew more than 500 people representing businesses, organizations, nonprofits and education. "We are here to honor the achievements of women and the important... Read more

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