CSUSM NewsCenter (CHABSS)

2017
December
04,
2017
When Cal State San Marcos alumni Ryan Beaton (’17) and Kristina Kalchev (’17) made a public service announcement last winter, the possibility of winning an award wasn’t exactly on their radar. ...
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September
27,
2017
“I love working here because the mission of the university has social justice written all over it” -- Marisol Clark-Ibáñez Marisol Clark-Ibáñez was wrapping up the courses needed for a bachelor’s degree in literature when she took a sociology c...
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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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August
24,
2017
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at California State University San Marcos, kicks off its fall lineup with “Leading America's Movement for Cleaner Rivers with Chad Pregracke” on Thursday, Aug. 31. This season boasts a diverse selection...
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August
23,
2017
Being sentenced to prison wasn’t the most terrifying experience of Martin Leyva’s life. When you’re arrested for the first time at age 13 and you spend the next two decades in and out of jail and prison, it’s easy to become accustomed to life behi...
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July
24,
2017
“Cal State San Marcos is a wonderful place to teach because the university creates a community of thinkers and creators without boundaries.” – Lucy HG Solomon   Her interdisciplinary works have been exhibited in galleries ranging from the Mu...
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June
23,
2017
California State University San Marcos has signed agreements with Noli Indian School and Sherman Indian High School to provide guaranteed admission for students. Students who meet established benchmarks for participation and performance, and meet ...
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June
23,
2017
“Performing is a passion but I think teaching and influencing and bringing music to students’ lives is just as meaningful and rewarding.” -- Dr. Ching-Ming Cheng A new major in music. A new lab with two dozen, 88-key digital keyboards. A new St...
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June
19,
2017
Merryl Goldberg is on a mission to change public perception of the arts. “I’ve never met a kid who wasn’t capable,” said Goldberg, a music professor in CSUSM’s School of Arts. “I have met a lot of kids who haven’t had opportunities. I was one of t...
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June
02,
2017
“I want to elevate the authentic presentation of American Indians in the mass media.” -- Dr. Joely Proudfit Dr. Joely Proudfit minces no words in describing her mission advocating for American Indians. “My American Indian culture and identit...
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June
01,
2017
Talk about getting involved. Thanks to a new Democracy in Action initiative launched this year at Cal State San Marcos, scores of students spent the spring semester working with the city of San Marcos on endeavors that included strategies to reduc...
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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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May
15,
2017
A team of Arts & Technology majors at Cal State San Marcos took the top prize at the 2017 Sustainable Earth Decathlon in Los Angeles for designing a mobile app connecting those who want to act with projects focused on building sustainable communities...
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May
08,
2017
Erica Alfaro will be easy to spot during Cal State San Marcos’ morning commencement ceremony on May 19. Just look for the cap that has “We did it Luisito! 2%” proudly displayed. Luisito refers to her 11-year-old son Luis. The 2 percent represen...
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May
05,
2017
David Avalos, a professor in California State University San Marcos’ School of Arts, will speak about his Milagro hubcap art series and the artwork featured in the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s exhibit “Second Time Around: The Hubcap as...
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May
05,
2017
Talk about going above and beyond. A pair of Cal State San Marcos anthropology students who served as note takers during focus group discussions in creating a new Civic Action Plan at CSUSM took the initiative to author a separate analysis investigat...
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April
20,
2017
Angelica Rocha has had a lifelong passion for science. As a young girl, while many of her peers were reading Teen Magazine, Rocha was immersed in the science section of periodicals such as Newsweek. “Imagine my excitement when I grew up to lear...
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April
13,
2017
Get ready for a tobacco-free environment. Cal State San Marcos, which already limits tobacco use to designated smoking areas, will become a completely smoke- and tobacco-free campus beginning in fall 2017. Electronic cigarettes will also be banned...
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February
23,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Acclaimed musician Jonathan Wolff, who created the music for 75 primetime network series and is best known for his iconic Seinfeld theme, will appear at Cal State San Marcos on Feb. 28 as part of the University’s Arts & Lectures seri...
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February
21,
2017
The League of Imaginary Scientists has been making and exhibiting art around the world for more than a decade. The art collective recently added the renowned Sundance Film Festival to the list. Lucy HG Solomon, a media design professor in Cal S...
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February
07,
2017
Center ARTES is providing teachers in San Diego County with professional development in literacy and the arts thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Panta Rhea Foundation. This is the second recent grant received by Center ARTES, joining a $200,000 gr...
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February
07,
2017
Cal State San Marcos takes center stage when art and science combine in a powerful new La Jolla Historical Society exhibition that illustrates Southern California’s vulnerability to climate change. Weather on Steroids: The Art of Climate Change Sc...
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February
02,
2017
California State University San Marcos’ School of Arts has announced the spring lineup for its Media Makers series, which features guest artists from a variety of fields discussing their work. All events are free and open to the public; they’re he...
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February
01,
2017
Psychology professor Keith Trujillo has spent his professional career opening doors to careers in scientific research for students from underrepresented communities across the country. Trujillo has trained scores of first-generation college studen...
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January
30,
2017
SAN MARCOS – California State University San Marcos psychology professor Keith Trujillo has been recognized with the prestigious 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award in the category of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Service. The California St...
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January
28,
2017
ART=OPPORTUNITY, a recently launched art awareness campaign led by CSUSM's Dr. Merryl Goldberg, invites art educators and the community to California Center the Arts, Escondido on Thursday, Feb. 2 a for a special talkback and performance by Black Vio...
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January
19,
2017
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at California State University San Marcos, kicks off its spring lineup with “Things I Learned From Fat People on the Plane” on Tuesday, Feb. 21. This season boasts a diverse selection of eight events as th...
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2016
December
22,
2016
The end of the year is a time of reflection for many before embarking on resolutions for a new year. What will you remember most from 2016? A heated presidential election cycle? The Syrian refugee crisis? Or are you a long-suffering Cubs fan still...
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December
05,
2016
Fawad Alizada doesn’t mince words when talking about the benefits of the Cal State San Marcos Faculty Mentoring Program. “The mentor program is a big reason why I am the first person in my family of 10 brothers and sisters to graduate from college...
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November
16,
2016
California State University San Marcos will host a series of short plays performed by students from the School of Arts, Nov. 16-19. Each 10-minute play will explore varying degrees of emotions and how people deal with the betrayal of a spouse, los...
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