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Recent News

Fulbright Grant to Teach and Research Tobacco Control in China

November 6, 2014

kathleen Young

Kathleen Young, an associate professor of health sciences at California State University, Northridge, will be traveling to Zhejiang University in Hangzhou China as a Fulbright Scholar in spring, 2015. She will teach public health education in the Department of Social Medicine and perform research on tobacco control in the School of Medicine’s Research Center for Tobacco Control. Young studies the benefits of smoke-free environments. Read more

Collaboratoria: Dance Performance Showcases CSUN Choreographers

November 5, 2014

dancers dancing

The nature of dance is collaboration between dancers and choreographers, dancers and music, dancers and the audience, and even science and art. “Colaboratoria: Graduate Student and Faculty Dance Concert,” sponsored by California State University, Northridge’s Department of Kinesiology, will be an evening of diverse choreographic visions and passionate dancing.  Three shows: Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall, located on the east side of the campus off Zelzah Avenue in the University Student Union. Read more

Accelerated Bachelor of Science In Nursing: Pinning Ceremony 2014 August

October 29, 2014

a nursing graduate receives a pin from her professor

The August 2014 graduating class of the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (A-BSN) was the 12th cohort.  Since the inception of the A-BSN in 2007, over 150 students have graduated from this intensive, 15-month program.  In keeping with tradition, the Pinning Ceremony was the culminating event. Department Chair Marianne Hattar and Assistant Chair Samira Moughrabi orchestrated the event, sponsored by our community partners at Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Read more

Here's How to Find Calm in the Chaos

October 28, 2014

Mohinder Sethi

We hurry, we rush, we race for the finish—even at the expense of our peace of mind. But if we can take some time each day to be alone with our thoughts, we can calm the mental noise. Focusing on the present moment allows a refreshed perspective to emerge. This is the heart of mindfulness based wellness, and wellness is at the heart of our healthcare disciplines in the College of Health and Human Development. Nursing alumna Mohinder Sethi participated in our Professor for a Day event last spring, visiting Nursing classes to talk to students about how she uses mindfulness every day in her work as Director of Patient Care Services for Preferred Excellent Healthcare (PEC) and as an Integrative Nursing Coach.  Read more

A Simple Luncheon Becomes So Much More

October 28, 2014

Nick Verreos talks with students

It wasn't just lunch—it was the launch of fashion careers for Apparel Design and Merchandising students. What started out as a networking luncheon in the LA Fashion District grew into an afternoon of inspiration.  Nick Verreos, season-two winner of Project Runway made a special appearance to show some of his new fashion line and tell them how he got where he is. And it happened because TRENDS Fashion Show sponsor Joe Vecchiarelli was pulling strings behind the scenes. Read more

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