Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing


February 2015

CSUN Creates Scholarship Program for Canoga Park Residents

California State University, Northridge officials announced Friday night the creation of a scholarship program that would cover CSUN tuition for high school students from Canoga Park who are committed to giving back to their community.

Through the Bridge to the Future Scholars program, CSUN officials said the university intends to offer free tuition to up to 100 high school graduates from Canoga Park each year who meet the program’s qualifications. The announcement was made during a gala celebration in Canoga Park that honored the university for its outreach in the area….

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Recent Measles Outbreak

Wishing you a healthy Spring Semester 2015.  To help promote your health and safety, we’re enclosing important information about protecting yourself from measles.  Please click on this link to receive important information about the recent measles outbreak in California and the US, CSUN’s preparations to keep our community safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and others and prevent measles infection.

 January 2015

Commit to be Fit

 FREE Group Fitness Program led by CSUN Kinesiology Students! Workouts consist of functional cardio and resistance training aimed to get you in shape and help you feel your best. Commit to achieving your fitness goals and living a happy and healthy lifestyle. Brought to you by the CSUN Department of Kinesiology, College of Heath and Human Development, and Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing. For more information and to Download Required Forms Click Here


· Blood Pressure Check/Paperwork (mandatory, walk-in either day): Wed 1/28 & Thu 1/29, 5-6PM, RE 200

· Program Orientation and Q & A (optional, but encouraged): Thursday 1/29 6-6:30PM, RE 200

· Exercise Program: Monday 2/2 through Thursday 5/7, 5:30-6:30PM, Location TBA

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December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

Sundial Publishes Article on the Language, Speech and Hearing Center


The Language Speech and Hearing Center prepares CSUN graduate students for what may come their way in life. The hands-on training graduates receive enable them to have competitive skills. David J. Hawkins/The Sundial. CHECK OUT THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

September 2014

Dr. Philibosian and Danielle de Asis at the Kiwanis Club of Northridge


Our very own Dr. Philibosian and Danielle de Asis met with the Kiwanis Club on September 25 including outgoing President Sharon Rose, and Kiwanis Family Chair of Circle K Northridge, Richard Gonsalez.

12-month “Healthy Eating and Active Living” campaign

The City of San Fernando, in collaboration with the San Fernando Partnership for Healthy Families, is implementing a 12-month “Healthy Eating and Active Living” campaign to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles that will prevent or reduce chronic diseases, including diabetes. The health campaign includes several events throughout the year and features the signature Providence Holy Cross Healthy San Fernando 5K Relay Walk or Runon October 11, 2014. Please share this email to promote the race and sign up

Dr. Rebekah Child at CSUN Suicide Prevention Ray of Hope

Please visit the encouragement wall locations around campus at the Oviatt Library, Matador Bookstore lobby, and Juniper Hall to post your message!

San Fernando Valley Among Other Local Areas is Under a Heat Alert

The Department of Public Health would like to remind everyone that precautions should be taken, especially by individuals who participate in outdoor activities, older adults, caretakers of infants and children, and those sensitive to the heat. This alert may be extended if weather conditions do not improve. To view a map of cooling centers, go to: The original Heat Alert is below. A Spanish-language version is available on our website at