CSUSM NewsCenter (CSUSM)

2019
June
24,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Located in the center of campus, a unique and symbolic concrete bench honors the indelible impact of President Karen Haynes and First Gentleman Jim Mickelson. The art installation, built into the northwest-facing hillside along Forum Plaza, is known ...
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June
05,
2019
| 12:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
It’s safe to say that when Karen Haynes first met Jim Mickelson, it wasn’t exactly a classic boy-meets-girl love story. It was an ordinary, but also unexpected, encounter between a social work advocate and a social work professor. The clincher was pe...
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June
05,
2019
| 10:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
From the deep-hued paint on the walls to the faint aroma of coffee, President Haynes’ office is filled with delightful, unexpected and storied pieces. 1. Goodbye Taupe, Hello Presidential Purple // It was one of the first changes she made to her o...
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2017
December
21,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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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October
13,
2017
| 05:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
Eight guest speakers will tackle some of today’s leading issues at the inaugural TEDxCSUSM event on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Cal State San Marcos. The TEDxCSUSM event, which is licensed by TED, was organized by a team of CSUSM students. “We believe ...
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October
12,
2017
| 02:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society devoted to building appreciation for the Spanish language and Hispanic culture, has been recognized as the most outstanding chapter in the nation, and ...
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September
29,
2017
| 07:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
Francisco Fernandez arrived in the United States in 2011 with dreams of pursuing an education so he could help his family in Mexico. Francisco took English classes, obtained his GED and enrolled in community college while working at a car wash to ...
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September
27,
2017
| 08:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
“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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September
19,
2017
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has hired Stacy Slagor as its director of development for the College of Business Administration. Slagor began her new position on Sept. 11. Slagor has more than 18 years of experience leading fundraising programs, including m...
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September
14,
2017
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
California State University San Marcos has received the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the fourth stra...
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September
12,
2017
| 01:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new class offered through Cal State San Marcos’ Fully Employed MBA Program is making a difference in the region by strengthening the North County arts scene. Students in marketing professor Don Sciglimpaglia’s Customer and Consumer Insight cours...
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September
11,
2017
| 11:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Talk about leveling the playing field. Cal State San Marcos, determined to boost academic success and job readiness of computer science majors from low-income families, has secured a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation...
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September
08,
2017
| 08:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos Library has kicked off the 2017-18 academic year with a host of changes, including 24-hour access. Thanks to full funding support from a successful ASI student-fee referendum last spring, the “24/5 Zone,” located on the se...
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September
08,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos Latino Association of Faculty & Staff and University Police Department have teamed up to host the inaugural Lowrider Experience from 4-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 on campus. The event will showcase lowriders as an art fo...
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September
06,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Standing in the courtyard at the McMahan House, Arturo Villalobos looks toward the dirt lot below. Today, it’s called Lot X, a place where Cal State San Marcos students pay discounted rates to park in exchange for a longer trek to campus. But n...
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September
06,
2017
| 11:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
San Marcos, CA – California State University San Marcos is hosting the symposium “Economic Growth Through Emissions Reductions,” a forum to discuss how we achieve economic benefits through reduced emissions, on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Major General A...
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September
01,
2017
| 10:25 AM America/Los_Angeles
It’s about providing an opportunity to all. That’s the message from backers of “Homie UP: Youth Empowerment Program,” a new, four-year, $1.7 million, grant-funded initiative through the Cal State San Marcos-based National Latino Research Center, w...
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August
28,
2017
| 07:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
23,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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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August
08,
2017
| 11:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Glen Brodowsky is a popular guest at dinner parties. While some might pick up a bottle of wine on the way to someone’s home, Brodowsky arrives with a basket of homemade breads. “They say man cannot live by bread alone,” Brodowsky said. “Watch m...
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July
31,
2017
| 10:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Julie Jameson knows the importance of Cal State San Marcos’ STEM Summer Scholars Program for students. Jameson, an associate professor of biology at CSUSM, and fellow biology professor Betsy Read direct the program, which provides students an oppo...
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July
26,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
San Marcos, CA – Students in Cal State San Marcos’ Summer Scholars Program will present their work during the Summer Scholars Showcase from 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Aug. 9 in the campus’ University Student Union Ballroom. The event is free and op...
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July
24,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
“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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July
19,
2017
| 01:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
“Cal State San Marcos is providing a center for learning and discovery in North San Diego County while strongly serving the region.” -- Dr. Casey Mueller Dr. Casey Mueller has been intrigued with animals since she was a little girl growing up o...
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June
28,
2017
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
“I enjoy hearing from former students telling me that they are working at a top tech company and are using the same principles they learned in my class.” -- Dr. Ali Ahmadinia   He’s only been teaching at Cal State San Marcos for a little more ...
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June
23,
2017
| 05:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
“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
21,
2017
| 08:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
“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
19,
2017
| 06:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
14,
2017
| 05:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
“My job is to make sure that students learn to think critically.” -- Allison Carr Allison Carr is helping students learn how to learn. As the Academic Transitions Librarian at Cal State San Marcos, Carr works closely with faculty to instill ...
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May
23,
2017
| 12:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
“I enjoy instructing and molding the minds of our future generation because the students in the classroom today will be the researchers in the labs solving critical problems tomorrow.” – Dr. Robert Iafe Dr. Robert Iafe has the best of both worl...
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