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Spring 2017 - Week 2

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Welcome Back Matadors to the Spring 2017 Semester!
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Spotlight on Institute Activities

Congratulations to our very own:
 
Josselyne Rivas
 
for being one out of the twenty students selected for the first class of the new Principal Community Scholars Program. 
The recipients were selected by the Iowa Campus Compact, and California Campus Compact after being nominated by faculty or staff from their university and after undergoing a rigorous review process.
Josselyne is a 5th year undergraduate student who is double majoring in Child and Adolescent Development and Journalism. She is currently the project coordinator for the Bridge to the Future Scholars Program.

Institute Workshops

Institute workshops will begin February 13th, and continuing every Monday and Wednesday for the remainder of the Spring Semester. See you there!

Institute Resources

The Institute featured in CSUN TODAY!
“We will be working with local community groups, including schools, to build the foundation for ongoing efforts to combat obesity in the area through nutrition education, promoting more physical activity and create healthier environments, including community gardens,” said Annette Besnilian ... The center is partnering with CSUN’s Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing’s Neighborhood Partners in Action project in Canoga Park.

Click HERE to read full article
WIC
WIC Program benefits include:
•Vouchers to buy healthy foods
•Nutrition education
•Breastfeeding education and support
•Referrals to other community programs

Visit our WIC Office on Campus to see if you qualify:
Thursdays from 9 am - 12 pm
Room 104 in Santa Susanna Hall
Join the Food Recovery Network @ CSUN!
By joining FRN @ CSUN, you can help recover food from CSUN dining locations and deliver it to local shelters.

If you would like to join, please email: frn@my.csun.edu

Looking for a place to relax and study? The Santa Susana Courtyards are available for use!

LITTLE FREE LIBRARY

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 wellbeing@csun.edu

Pick-Up services available campus wide for FREE!
 

We are happy to provide a lactation space for the members of our campus community. To visit the lactation space or to set up an appointment for use please contact us at: wellbeing@csun.edu

View a map of Lactation Rooms on campus 
HERE

Veterans Corner

Scholarship Opportunities for Veterans
Visit studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships for more details

Deadline to apply: March 31st
GRAD SCHOOL VIRTUAL FAIR
(For Veterans, Active Duty Servicemembers, & Dependents)
February 16, 2017
 FREE Online Event - Attend the Fair from Anywhere!
 REGISTER NOW: CareerEco.com/Events/VeteransGrad

Campus and Community Resources

Healthy Lifestyle - On Campus Resources

2ND ANNUAL BLACK YOUTH GUIDANCE FORUM
Healthy Outcomes of Color
-Saturday, February 4, 2017
-8:30 AM- 3:30 PM
-Click HERE for more information
 

Workshops taught by Registered
Dietitians (RD), Registered Nurses
(RN), Certified Diabetes Educators
(CDE), and Nutrition Experts. Starting Feb 6th
There is NO cost for attendance.

Call today to register!
818-677-3102

See flyer for more details

Matadors for Sustainable Living

-February 7th
-Matador Square
-10AM - 2 PM
-See flyer for more details

Commit to Be Fit is a free fitness and wellness program led by CSUN Kinesiology students four nights per week. The workouts consist of functional cardiovascular and resistance training aimed to get you in shape and help you feel your best. The program is open to CSUN staff, faculty, and community members.

Fitness Program Monday through Thursday 5:30-6:20PM during the fall and spring semesters

For more information about Commit to be Fit  click here

 

Healthy Lifestyle - Off Campus Resources

Volunteer Opportunities for the Following Events:
Garden Building at Hart St. Elementary at Canoga Park
Saturday, February 11th from 8:00am to 11:00am.
Garden Kick Off at Hart St. Elementary at Canoga Park
Hart St. Elementary. Friday, February 17th from 8:30am to 10am.
Garden Kick Off at New Academy Elementary at Canoga Park
Hart St. Elementary. Wednesday, March 8th from 9:30am to 1pm. 

For information email: frida.endinjok@gmail.com

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Words for Wellbeing

“I never lose. I either win or learn.”


 – Nelson Mandela
 
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