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Recent News

Argyle Partners and Kingston Foundation Set Trend with Fashion and Design Scholarship

September 11, 2013

Student Christopher Schreib with Paule Layne of the Kingston Foundation

In the academic world of fashion, design and merchandising, tuition can be an extra concern for students already facing the difficult task of making a name for themselves in a competitive industry. However, thanks to gifts of $1,000 from both the Joy Kingston Foundation and Argyle Partners, three California State University, Northridge seniors have been awarded scholarships that will allow them to focus on their dreams of creating the next biggest fashion craze. Read more

L.A. City Council Honors CSUN's Paula Thomson as California's Top Female Professor

August 27, 2013

Paula Thomson with Councilmember Englander

Paula Thomson has been a dedicated educator, psychologist, choreographer, dancer and movement coach for 25 years. The California State University, Northridge kinesiology professor has impacted her discipline through her research and changed her students’ lives. That dedication was rewarded on August 20th by Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitchell Englander, who honored Thomson with a resolution for being named one of the top female professors in California by Read more

Video: CSUN and Dodgers Partner in Internship Program

August 2, 2013

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For 20 years, the family of Dodgers great Roy Campanella has supported physical therapy scholarships at CSUN. In 2010, the Dodgers Dream Foundation decided to expand Campanella’s legacy by placing CSUN physical therapy students in internships with the Dodgers.  Watch thevideo to learn more about the amazing opportunities created by the relationship between these two great Los Angeles institutions. Read more

Dee Lilly Physical Therapy Scholarship Recipients Named

May 10, 2013

Dee Lilly with Tricia Clay and Tom Davis

Physical Therapy Doctoral students Patricia Clay and Tom Davis are the 2013 recipients of the 2013 Dee Lilly Scholarship.  The students were selected for the awards because they have demonstrated exceptional commitment to professional growth and service, outstanding leadership, a positive and professional attitude, and outstanding clinical potential. "I am extremely thankful and honored," said Clay.  "The support of the foundation and faculty is a big financial help to me by reducing my student loans, as well as a great inspiration to pursue my passion even in the face of adversity."  Davis echoed Clay's sentiments, adding that, "This will be a great contribution toward my education, but most importantly, it motivates me to continue to excel in the classroom and lead activities within the community." Read more

Let's Cook and Move: Grant Supports Fitness and Nutrition Education in Schools

April 12, 2013

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Did you know that less than 20 percent of Kindergarten through 12th grade schools nationwide include fitness activities in the school day--or even before and after school? With childhood obesity at epidemic levels and increasing diagnoses of type 2 diabetes among children, CSUN faculty and students are reaching out to create a healthier community.

A grant from Northridge Hospital Medical Center along with the hospital’s School Based Obesity and Diabetes Initiative (SODI) and partnership with the Valley Care Community Consortium (VCCC) is helping CSUN faculty and students from the departments of Kinesiology and Family and Consumer Sciences design and administer a new program for kids, Let’s Cook and Move! Read more


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