This Week @ SDSU!

This upcoming week at SDSU there will be a series of events happening that may peak the interest of many students. The first of five events is a CPR/AED/First Aid Certification happening on Sunday, September 23, from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM in front of the Arc. It costs $55.00 for the one day certification. The one day class is broken down into three sections. The first section, The Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) portion of the course will teach you how to perform CPR on children, adults, or elderly people. There will be a series of scenarios with test dummies to give you the hands on experience while performing procedures that will test your knowledge. The second portion of the class teaches you more about the function and operation of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). AEDs are used to assist an individual during cardiac arrest and are proven to help increase the chances of survival so knowing how to properly operate one can come in handy. The last portion of the class focuses on the recognition of emergencies and how to perform First Aid in many situations.

The second of these events is happening on Tuesday, September 25 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Viejas Arena. It is an Effective Interview workshop put on by Career Services to allow students to further increase their interview skills.

What better way to pamper yourself after all the time you put into studying than by a taking a FREE Meditation Rec. Class held on Wednesdays, 9/26 – 12/5 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm at the Calpulli – Counseling & Psychological Services. The meditation techniques learned through the class are helpful with anxiety, depression, and attention problems that may be affecting your ability to learn or the clarity in your daily life and relationships. To register, call Linda at (619) 594-4386. Registering is recommended since spaces for this class are very limited.

The next event for the week is the Latina Aztec Power Lunch on Thursday, September 27 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM at the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center. The luncheon is in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage month. It serves as a fundraiser for the Latina Network, which awards scholarships to Hispanic women, towards their success in obtaining their degrees at SDSU.

The last event happening for the week is an Ideation and Trendsetting workshop on Thursday, September 27, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM at Adams Humanities 3177. The purpose of this workshop is to allow students to network with other entrepreneurial individuals and learn about importance of spotting trends in the market place to make new products.

This is what is going on this week fellow Aztecs, so get involved!

Blog written by Sergio Camacho, Student Life & Leadership – Student Contributor

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