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Disability Resources and Education Services to launch peer mentoring program

LaTiere Galvan

July 7, 2010

CSUN’s Disability Resources and Education Services will be launching a new peer-mentoring program for first year students. The Thriving and Achieving Program (TAP), is a transitioning program for freshman and transfer students with disabilities into CSUN. It was piloted in spring of 2010 and will...

The Learning Resource Center offers assistance to students needing help in writing, math and science

LaTiere Galvan

July 6, 2010

CSUN’s Learning Resource Center (LRC) will continue to offer writing and tutoring services to students in fall 2010. The center is a facility available to students who need assistance in writing, math and science. The center combines two types of labs to accommodate for the writing needs of freshman...

Department of Police Services extends hours of operation for services

LaTiere Galvan

July 6, 2010

Extended hours are allowing the Department of Police Services to enhance its LiveScan services. The department office is now open until 7 p.m. and has enforced an additional workday on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Virginia Metcalf, LiveScan coordinator, said there are a number of reasons for changing...

Federal grant to provide monetary assistance to student parents for childcare

LaTiere Galvan

July 6, 2010

A federal grant will provide qualified student parents with funding for child care services. Associated Students (A.S.) Assistant Director Jennifer Delatorre, said the Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS) grant will go toward supporting the expansion of the Child Care Network,...

Department of Police Services offers multiple parking options for students

LaTiere Galvan

July 2, 2010

One of the many challenges of beginning a semester is parking. Students underestimate the parking situation on campus and struggle with this at the start of each year. CSUN’s parking services are being reinforced for the upcoming semester and students are responsible for taking the necessary steps...

To be or not to be: The battle between being a parent and a friend

LaTiere Galvan

June 29, 2010

A parent can only hope that they will have a loving, trusting, close relationship with their child. We want our children to confide, trust and share with us their innermost thoughts, desires, and emotions. In other words, we want to be their best friends. But when establishing these types of relati...

Parenting a child with disabilities

LaTiere Galvan

June 22, 2010

A parent's worst fears is to have a child who is faced with a disability. Growing up, my family and I had an extensive experience with raising a child with a disability. My younger brother was born with total anomalous pulmonary venus return, a condition that occurs when none of the four veins that take...

Parenting in a technological age

LaTiere Galvan

June 15, 2010

As a late 80’s baby, I can say that since the age of 10 we had a computer in our home. Surely we had televisions in every room and as the world of technology evolved around us, our participation in it did as well. But even in my 20-some-odd years on this earth, life as I know it has become heavily dependent on technology aids. A...

Parenting on a part-time salary

LaTiere Galvan

June 7, 2010

Summer is fast approaching and some single parent students may be concerned with parenting on a part-time salary. While parenting already has its challenges, single-parenting on such a limited income and attending school may seem impossible. But there are a few arrangements that can be made so that students may still attend classes...

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