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CSUN student rides on Rose Parade float after overcoming cerebral palsy

CSUN student rides on Rose Parade float after overcoming cerebral palsy

Araceli Castillo

January 27, 2014

  CSUN communications student Precious Malumfashi, 26, was not only born premature at 24 weeks, but was diagnosed with cerebral palsy disorder soon thereafter. Malumfashi was kept in an incubator and stayed hospitalized for three months at a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Woodland Hills. It was unknown what condition she had until she was 2 years old.  Cerebr...

DRES director overcomes personal challenges to serve others

Irene Nesbitt

March 1, 2012

Jodi Johnson had her life all mapped out after she graduated high school. She would apply to Cal State Northridge, enter as a pre-med student, and graduate with a bachelor of medical science degree. But an injury changed Johnson’s plans for good and took her in an unexpected direction. Shortly after Johnson graduated high school in West Milton, Ohio and tran...

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...

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