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2018
October
09,
2018
William Felty received the 22 Pushup Challenge in the fall of 2016. It was the year when the social media craze was sweeping the nation, similar to but on a smaller scale than the famous ALS Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014.  The idea was to do 22 pus...
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October
05,
2018
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
28,
2018
CSUSM professor Sharon Hamill (left) and Master of Public Health student Kristal Laser (right) with Austie O'Malley, who started a soup kitchen 35 years ago at St. Francis Catholic Church in Vista. ...
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August
31,
2018
Robert Iafe, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, had his proposal for the Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions selected by the board of directors of the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation. CSUSM is one of just ...
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August
23,
2018
The fall semester at Cal State San Marcos kicks off Monday with more than a dozen new faculty, several new programs and 17,000 students. President Karen Haynes, the senior president in the California State University system, opened the 2018-19 aca...
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August
08,
2018
Cal State San Marcos is one of six California State University campuses that earned National Science Foundation funding to support educational opportunities for math and science students pursuing a K-12 teaching credential. CSUSM will receive $842...
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August
01,
2018
Perhaps you’ve heard, breast is best. Or, party at the breast, coined by the late Encinitas lactation trailblazer Vicki Wolfrum. They are catchphrases that many new mothers hear. They are simple, yet salient, slogans that align with the American Acad...
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July
17,
2018
North County San Diego teachers will gather at California State University San Marcos on Friday, July 27 for the fourth annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking for all California PreK-12 tea...
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June
07,
2018
The City of San Marcos is home to about 25,000 residents 50 years and older who are approaching retirement -- or are in the thick of it. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re ready to slow down. In fact, the San Marcos Senior Activity Center i...
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May
15,
2018
The epiphany came when Mariana Arevalo was imparting a bit of parental advice to her oldest son as he was readying to enter high school. Education, she said, was of paramount importance. College, she emphasized, was the key to a better future. “Af...
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May
04,
2018
More than 3,500 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On May 1, five standouts from the Class of 2018 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or ...
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March
27,
2018
Erika Martinez had been through these kinds of nights before. Her father high or drunk, throwing whatever he could get his hands on, waking up the neighbors in the middle of the night with his yelling. But something changed for Erika on this parti...
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March
06,
2018
San Marcos, CA – Mary Baker, lecturer and director of the School of Nursing Student Healthcare Project at California State University San Marcos, was awarded the 2018 San Diego Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Award for the category of nurse. Th...
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March
01,
2018
The one constant in Dr. Katie McNamara’s three-decade career as an educator has been an unflinching commitment to equity. Which is why the superintendent of the South Bay Union School District opted to pursue her Ed.D. in educational leadership at Ca...
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February
26,
2018
Riley Bender grew up in Orange County, but it’s difficult for her to pinpoint a specific city. There was Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Fullerton, Irvine, Newport Beach, Santa Ana, Tustin, the list is seemingly endless. There were periods of being homele...
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February
23,
2018
Sinem Siyahhan is shedding new light on the old adage “a family that plays together, stays together.” Taking a decade of research into the learning and bonding that occur when families play video games together, the assistant professor of educatio...
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February
02,
2018
Joe Moon knows the value of an internship. Joe began his studies at Cal State San Marcos planning to earn his bachelor’s in kinesiology before attending physical therapy school. But he re-evaluated after taking part in a physical therapy intern...
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2017
December
21,
2017
As the end of the year quickly approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2018. But before putting the finishing touches on your list of New Year’s resolutions, let’s take a look back at some of the many successes at CSUSM in 2017, and some of ...
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December
15,
2017
She is a founding director of the Social Justice and Equity Project at Cal State San Marcos, one of many endeavors that led to CSUSM’s Office of Inclusive Excellence. Her ongoing efforts were rewarded with the 2015-16 President’s Inclusive Excellence...
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December
14,
2017
Cal State San Marcos’ Senior Experience Program has helped regional businesses and nonprofits for a quarter of a century. Now, thanks to a gift from Malin and Roberta Burnham through the Burnham Foundation, the door is open for additional nonprofi...
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December
13,
2017
Anyone who has ever stepped into a patient ward at a hospital knows all too well that the cacophony of bed alarms and emergency signals can be a bit desensitizing. Administrators call it “alarm fatigue,” and when administrators at Scripps Memorial Ho...
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December
12,
2017
Catalina Melendez isn’t fazed by a daunting schedule.  “It’s challenging, but it’s not unbearable,” said Catalina, who will graduate from Cal State San Marcos in May with a bachelor’s in speech-language pathology.  Being a full-time student is ...
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October
03,
2017
There was a time earlier this year when Dr. Lorna Kendrick thought she might take a position at another university. That was before she was introduced to the nursing faculty at Cal State San Marcos. “Meeting the faculty here changed my mind abo...
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August
28,
2017
The fall semester at Cal State San Marcos kicked off Monday with nearly three dozen new faculty, several new programs and the highest enrollment in campus history. President Karen Haynes, the most senior president in the CSU system, opened the 201...
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June
28,
2017
North County San Diego teachers will gather at California State University San Marcos on Friday, July 28 for the third annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking that is open to all California ...
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June
21,
2017
“I have a passion for both teaching and research, and CSUSM’s environment allows me to excel and have a nice balance. There are not a lot of environments where you can do that.” -- Dr. Christina Holub It’s all about prevention. That’s the me...
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June
15,
2017
Robert Rivas always asks the boys who attend his Encuentros Leadership Academy what they’re going to do with their college degree. Among the common responses are pursuing a career as a lawyer, doctor or engineer. But one profession has been not...
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June
05,
2017
California State University San Marcos has appointed Dr. Lorna Kendrick as its new director of the School of Nursing effective July 1. Dr. Kendrick has been the Director and Campus College Chair of the College of Health Professions School of Nursi...
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May
18,
2017
Irene Diggs took two Stuart Mesa Elementary School students to the nearby Marine Corps Mechanized Museum on Camp Pendleton hoping it would inspire them to write for an anthology project called “Voices of Military Children.” After visiting the muse...
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May
16,
2017
More than 3,300 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On May 1, six standouts from the Class of 2017 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or s...
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