News and Events from the Tseng College

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. 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 of instruction. Right... 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

Los Angeles District Attorney Address Crime at SAGE Forum

Jackie Lacey, Los Angeles County District Attorney

(Nov. 7, 2014) - Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey spoke about the need to increase mental health services to prisoners as a way to reduce crime, at a forum sponsored by SAGE in Woodland Hills. Bloomberg News reports that as of last summer more than 19,000 people were in Los Angeles county jails, with about 15 percent suffering from mental disorders. “For many, there is a link between that illness and the acts that lead to... Read more

Proyecta 100,000 Brings International Students to CSUN

Students from Mexican universities attend orientation at CSUN

(Nov. 3, 2014) - A higher education initiative launched with the support of Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and President Barack Obama brings 40 university students and professors from throughout Mexico to study English at CSUN starting Nov. 3. “They will have their own English classes,” said Vanessa Andrade, international programs and outreach manager for the Tseng College’s Intensive English and University Pathways Programs. “... Read more

Master of Social Work Prepares Students to Help Others

MSW faculties, admissions and students engagement coordinator and off-site coordinator

(Oct. 20, 2014) - Faculty in CSUN’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program told a room packed with students how the MSW prepares them for helping people in need of assistance. An information session last week drew about 100 people to CSUN’ Sierra Hall to learn about the degree, offered on campus, online and at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita. Social workers provide guidance in an array of settings, such as schools, healthcare,... Read more

Deming Conference Offers Transforming Ideas

Henrik Minassians, Tseng College Director of Regional and National Partnerships and Services for Public Sector

(Oct. 13, 2014) - California State University, Northridge’s Tseng College looks forward to the annual Innovation for Success Conference Oct. 17-19 at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys. The W. Edwards Deming Institute collaborates with CSUN for the conference, with presenters including Harry Hellenbrand, CSUN provost and vice president of academic affairs; and representatives of government agencies and businesses. “The Deming... Read more

Spring 2015 Application Deadline for GCBA Comes Up Nov. 1

(Oct. 9, 2014) - Those managing a business, thinking about entering an MBA program or who want to enter a field that requires business management knowledge may apply for the Spring 2015 Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GCBA) program by Nov. 1. CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Administration offers the program in collaboration with the Tseng College to provide graduate-level business classes to students with... Read more

Winter Term at CSUN

The community is invited to register for Winter Term 2015, with about 30 classes offered at CSUN during the break between the Fall and Spring semesters. About 10 departments will offer academic-credit classes during Winter Term, which has two separate components: Dec. 24, 2014-Jan. 14, 2015; and Jan. 2-16, 2015. The Tseng College administers Winter Term for the university, which features classes that include Asian-American studies, business,... Read more

VICA Conference Offers Economic Projections for Valley

Julia Potter, Tseng College Employer and Partner Programs and Services at the VICA conference.

(Oct. 3, 2014) - Housing has regained much of its value lost during the recession, noted William Roberts of the San Fernando Valley Economic Research Center at the VICA annual Business Forecast Conference held in Burbank. Dr. Roberts made his remarks as keynote breakfast speaker at the event, which   California State University, Northridge helped sponsor.  Several hundred attendees from business, industry, agencies and organizations... Read more