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Spring 2016 - Week 8


Here's what's going on...

Spotlight on Institute Activities

The Institute Highlights 
Dianne Philibosian

our very own former director!

"She recently retired from CSUN after 42 years of service in various capacities, including as Director of the Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing and Associate Dean of the College of Health and Human Development. She has served as a faculty member in four different CSUN departments and two different colleges."

Chinese Delegation Training Program

The Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing has partnered with the US-China Business Training Center in the City of Industry, to train Chinese leaders in various disciplines.

Check out full coverage in our event gallery HERE

Campus Spotlight - CAMINO "Thesis Talks"

Charting Access for Hispanics Majoring in Needed Careers & Occupation in Healthcare (CAMINO)
Thesis Talks 2016

Front row: Yesem Demeke, Esmeralda Galaviz, Jessica Zaragoza; Second row: Catherine Francisco, Jade Fackler, Jazmyn Jasso, Steven Mendoza, Esteban Campa; Back row: Nicole Mayo, Christopher Balam

Click HERE to read more

Institute Resources

The Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing recognizes Sociology's Alpha Kappa Delta for their collection drive for El Nido.
Special acknowledgment goes to Patricia Lara (pictured) who spearheaded the effort.

New EXTENDED Deadline!

Alpha Kappa Delta Student and Faculty Symposium is looking for research and creative work being done by CSUN students and faculty in areas related to wellbeing.

Submission deadline is EXTENDED to April 1st

(no, this is not a joke)

See flyer for more details 

Wellbeing in Focus:
Photo Contest

-Up to 3 submissions per person
-Photos must revolve around Wellbeing and the other themes listed on flyer
-Photos must include description (up to 150 words)
-Multiple Prizes (Grand Prize $250 Amazon Gift Card)
-Submission Deadline:
Friday, April 15th

-Click HERE for more information and Contest Guidlines

In-House Institute Weekly Workshops

Research Study

Seeking participants for a research study examining mindfulness practice.

Please see flyer for more details
For more information contact
Dr. Ivor Weiner:


Work to create a Food Recovery Program to reduce food waste and fight hunger within the CSUN and surrounding communities.

For more information contact:


Open use to the public. Please feel free to exchange books for your reading pleasure! Located in the North Courtyard of Santa Susana Hall 

To donate, or if you have any questions please swing by SN 115 or email

Be sure to make use of the Lactation Spaces around campus like this one in SN104! Click image to view map of other Lactation Spaces on the CSUN campus


External Resources

- Tues-Thurs
-  11AM - 3PM
-A place for ALL CSUN student to socialize study and more!
Eclipse Symposium
- March 19th
- 9:00AM-4:00PM
- Johnson Auditorium, CSUN
-Click HERE for more details!
QTPOC Conversations

- Twice a month on select Wednesdays
- 4PM-5PM
- Santa Susana Room, USU, CSUN
-See flyer for more details
Now taking Applications Become a Volunteer at CDI Early Learning Center

Contact Allie Baldassari to sign up today! Email: Phone: 818-712-0453
Education on the Edge

- Tuesday April 5th
- 7PM - 8:30PM
- Northridge Center, USU, CSUN
-See flyer for more details
QTPOC Conversations

- Every Monday
- 7PM-9PM
-Click HERE for link to chat
-See flyer for more details
The Way We Talk

-Award winning Documentary about Stuttering
- Saturday March 19th, 7PM 
- Lake View Terrace, USU, CSUN
-Click HERE for more details!
Lactation Education

- Health Ed 534
- Lactation Education for the Healthcare Professional
- Brand New Graduate Course at CSUN
-See flyer for more details
QTPOC Conversations

- Every Monday
-Feb 15 - April 11
- 5:30PM-6:30PM
- Santa Susana Room, USU, CSUN
-See flyer for more details

Wellbeing links you might enjoy

Weekly Words for Wellbeing

"My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception."

-President Jimmy Carter

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