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CSUSM NewsCenter (Academics)

2020
September
18,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos alumna Karina Gonzalez Herrera was named to Cell Mentor’s list of 100 of the most inspiring Hispanic/Latinx scientists working in the United States. Gonzalez, who earned her bachelor’s and master’s at CSUSM before attending Ha...
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August
28,
2020
| 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos expects to welcome more than 16,000 students Monday as it kicks off a fall semester unlike any in its history. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and in alignment with the California State University’s decision for ...
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July
31,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Carl Kemnitz spent the last five years at San Jose State, not only one of the largest schools in the California State University system but also the oldest. When he became Cal State San Marcos’ provost and vice president of Academic Affairs on Jul...
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April
28,
2020
| 13:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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April
22,
2020
| 12:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
With Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, Katherine Kantardjieff had to deliver the news of her impending departure to colleagues via Zoom. Kantardjieff could see the visible shock on the faces of fac...
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April
15,
2020
| 15:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Carl Kemnitz has been appointed Cal State San Marcos’ next provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Kemnitz’s tenure will begin on July 1. “Dr. Kemnitz strongly believes in the teacher-scholar model, is a strong faculty advocate and is...
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March
06,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
For Jason Magabo Perez, it’s not enough to stand in front of his Ethnic Studies classroom and lecture. In his teaching career, Perez has never been content with simply assigning readings, distributing exams and grading papers. The first-year Ca...
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January
31,
2020
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Many students who dream of medical school envision the white lab coat, sterile exam rooms and the latest high-tech medical equipment. As an undergraduate in Santa Barbara, Amanda McKenna instead rolled up her sleeves, set up a rope and some tables in...
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January
23,
2020
| 12:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
President Ellen Neufeldt has had a purposeful focus since arriving at Cal State San Marcos last July. From the moment she stepped foot on campus, she has set out to gain a deeper understanding of the institution’s culture and hear first-hand from all...
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January
21,
2020
| 13:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
Rare is the provost who puts a relatively young university on the path toward adding more than a dozen new academic programs.  Rare is the faculty member who’s such an expert in his field that he has something named after him.  And rarest of al...
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2019
December
03,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A girl grows up in Mexico, one of eight children of parents who didn’t attain more than a third-grade education.   The family moves to America in search of a better life, but college is never discussed; it’s not even in their frame of reference. T...
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October
22,
2019
| 08:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ellen Neufeldt arrived at Cal State San Marcos’ University Village Apartments on Aug. 23 with a smile and a friendly greeting for volunteers at move-in day. She posed for selfies with proud parents. Shook hands and introduced herself to staff. Warmly...
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September
04,
2019
| 15:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ Pathways to Academic Success & Opportunities, commonly known as PASO, is one of 16 national finalists for Excelencia in Education’s 2019 Examples of Excelencia. The winners will be announced at the Celebración de Excelencia i...
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August
30,
2019
| 10:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up in Georgia, Holly Hampton dreamed of living in California at an early age. However, as she began to grow into a career as a librarian, she accepted that her plan was not going to come to fruition. In fact, her career was moving in the o...
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August
27,
2019
| 11:16 AM America/Los_Angeles
Thirty years ago, on Sept. 1, 1989, California Governor George Deukmejian signed into law Senate Bill 365, officially establishing California State University San Marcos. CSUSM’s founding ushered in an era of higher education in the United States,...
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August
23,
2019
| 16:22 PM America/Los_Angeles
With its official opening on Aug. 26, Cal State San Marcos’ Extended Learning building moved from first shovel to first class in just 16 months. As the largest academic building on campus, the six-story, 135,000-square-foot EL building (ELB) brings a...
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May
31,
2019
| 08:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
Becoming a provost was never part of Graham Oberem’s plan. He never expected to be an administrator of any type at Cal State San Marcos. But when Oberem steps down as CSUSM’s provost at the end of June, it will mark the end of a 6½-year tenure, mo...
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May
22,
2019
| 11:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Youwen Ouyang and Marisol Clark-Ibáñez first connected in a meaningful way almost a decade ago at a summer “boot camp” for Cal State San Marcos faculty.   Clark-Ibáñez was a coach for the program designed to introduce e-learning to faculty members...
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May
13,
2019
| 10:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
As someone who has spent nearly a quarter century working in the construction industry, Kevin Dunn thought he had a handle on popular misconceptions about undocumented immigrants in the workforce. It wasn’t until the Cal State San Marcos sociology st...
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May
08,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Alisha Blush first attended college, she was a smart, high-achieving but relatively aimless teenager, going to the university she thought she was supposed to go to and pursuing the career she thought she was supposed to choose.  When she retu...
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May
01,
2019
| 16:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 3,800 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On April 29, six standouts from the Class of 2019 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or s...
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April
17,
2019
| 13:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
On the March day when she learned that she had been appointed the next president of Cal State San Marcos, a day she said she will never forget, Dr. Ellen Neufeldt received an email from CSUSM’s current president, Dr. Karen Haynes. As part of the m...
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April
09,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has identified the fourth president in the university’s history, and it’s someone whose educational values hew closely to those held dear by her predecessor.   The California State University Board of Trustees announced in Mar...
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2018
November
30,
2018
| 10:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the past 17 years, Dr. Eliza Bigham has watched her senior-level Human Development 497 class culminate in an evening project presentation in front of parents, friends and community partners. Each semester’s presentation, which she refers to as...
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November
29,
2018
| 14:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
With an ever-increasing population, amazing advances in technology and overall growth, it’s often challenging for a university to remain connected to its local community while still working to preserve key components of the past. When Cal State Sa...
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November
20,
2018
| 13:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
The way Laurie Stowell sees it, writing has been the poor stepchild of public schools for far too long. The Cal State San Marcos professor of literacy is trying to change that through the San Marcos Writing Project, a comprehensive effort aiming to b...
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November
14,
2018
| 16:52 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Emiliano Ayala talks about how important the mission of the California State University system is to him personally, it’s the farthest thing from lip service.  Before he took over as the dean of Cal State San Marcos’ College of Education, Hea...
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November
01,
2018
| 11:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
Four Cal State San Marcos student veterans have received 2018-2019 San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) Military Veteran Student of the Year Academic Scholarships. The recipients are: David Falconer, who served in the Marines as a comp...
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October
05,
2018
| 10:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos believes that there should be more Latinx teachers in public K-12 schools.   Now the University has the money to help accomplish that very goal.  Late last month, CSUSM was awarded a $2.7 million, five-year grant from the U...
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September
07,
2018
| 12:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jesus Perez wasn’t always heavily involved in the physics community at Cal State San Marcos. But joining the Society of Physics Students changed that. After joining SPS, Jesus started attending conferences and participating in physics events on ca...
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