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Healthcare Answers for Underserved Populations

April 22, 2015

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What are some of the common misconceptions surrounding the recent measles outbreak?  Are there any new insights into strategic health priorities such as obesity and asthma?  What should health and wellness professionals consider when working with people from underserved communities?  Showing students the many pathways to success in the healthcare field is one of the goals of the five-year, $2 million CAMINO grant from the US Department of Education. The CAMINO Speakers Series highlights some of those pathways by bringing healthcare leaders to campus to share their professional journeys and their expertise with our students. Read more

Speech-Language Pathology Program Wins National Recognition

April 2, 2015

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An online non-credit course created by the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences and the Tseng College of Continuing Education won the Program of the Year Award for Non-Credit Programs from the the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) at the organization's 100th anniversary conference in Washington, D.C. The course meets a need for Registered Speech-Language Pathology Aides to become Licensed Speech-Language Pathology Assistants and reach a higher professional level.  Read the full story in CSUN Today. Read more

"100 Citizens" in the Los Angeles Times

April 1, 2015

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"In this neighborhood exercise class, the pushups aren't for pushovers."  Los Angeles Times columnist Sandy Banks visited CSUN's 100 Citizens fitness program at Lanark Park in Canoga Park.  "After a few minutes watching ladies maneuver 50-foot battle ropes and hoist 20-pound fitness balls," she wrote, "I decided not to embarrass myself. I put away my water bottle and pulled out my notebook.  I'd been invited by Cal State Northridge professor Steven Loy, whose kinesiology students run free boot-camp-style classes every week at Lanark and three other San Fernando Valley parks." Read the story in the LA TimesMore about 100 Citizens. Read more

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