CSUSM NewsCenter (Commencement)

2019
May
15,
2019
In the first commencement ceremony for Cal State San Marcos’ College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences on Friday morning, there will be 212 graduates receiving a bachelor’s degree in communication. There will be 115 who earn a de...
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May
10,
2019
As expected for a senior kinesiology major, Ryan Eick pores through his textbooks during the week to build the knowledge he needs to work with adaptive athletes. But on the weekends, he trades his textbooks for ocean waves, and what he reads there ca...
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May
08,
2019
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
08,
2019
It’s not the needles that bother Stephanie Gonzalez. It’s watching the nurses struggle to find a vein. “When I see people now, I always stare at their veins and think, ‘Wow, you have nice veins,’ ” Stephanie said. “It’s the little things.” Step...
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May
01,
2019
Kyle Lunneberg’s life changed forever on April 17, 2017. On that fateful day, his lifelong friend Alex Lazo committed suicide. Lunneberg’s personal and academic life as a student at Cal State San Marcos took an understandable dark turn. But wit...
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April
29,
2019
Stephanie Trevino is as tough as an old patch of Texas leather, fitting being that she hails from San Antonio. She served two tours of duty in the Marines during wartime, one in Iraq for seven months in 2008 and one in Afghanistan for eight months th...
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April
24,
2019
Joseph Robinson almost didn’t make it to Cal State San Marcos. After all he overcame to reach CSUSM’s doorstep – a childhood spent bouncing around the foster care system, stints in jail, a prison sentence – the thought that a math requirement woul...
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April
24,
2019
Rosa Romero’s message is simple: “Whatever opportunities are given to you, take them.” Indeed, Rosa, one of nearly 3,800 Cal State San Marcos students graduating in May, has made the most of every opportunity that has come her way – from services ...
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2018
May
24,
2018
Cal State San Marcos celebrated the graduation of more than 3,500 students – the largest graduating class in CSUSM history – during the University’s 27th annual commencement ceremonies May 18-19. Notably, 54 percent of the graduating students were...
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2017
May
26,
2017
Five ceremonies on May 19-20, 2017. Over 3,300 degrees and credentials. 54% first in their family to earn a four-year degree. Countless obstacles overcome and accomplishments achieved. Relive the celebration from CSUSM's Commencement 2017...
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May
16,
2017
Cal State San Marcos will award three honorary degrees during commencement ceremonies May 19-20. The CSUSM Honorary Degree Committee, an advisory committee appointed by the president to represent the university community, considers nominations for...
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May
03,
2017
San Marcos, CA – More than 3,300 students will graduate from California State University San Marcos later this month, making the Class of 2017 the largest graduating class in CSUSM history. The University’s 26th annual commencement ceremonies are Fri...
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2016
May
10,
2016
Cal State San Marcos helped mold their lives, and now they’re set to help change the world. Six standout graduates from the Class of 2016 were honored at a special awards dinner for their academic achievements and service to the community while ov...
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2015
June
02,
2015
CSUSM celebrated the Class of 2015 at five commencement ceremonies held on campus on May 16 and 17, 2015 and welcomed 20,000 guests to campus over the weekend to witness the momentous occasion for this year's CSUSM graduates. Over 2,600 students r...
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May
21,
2015
They are among the best and the brightest at Cal State San Marcos. Six outstanding graduates were honored by CSUSM President Karen Haynes at a special awards dinner earlier this month. All were recognized for their academic excellence, service to ...
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May
13,
2015
California State University San Marcos announces that commencement ceremonies originally scheduled for Friday, May 15 at the Mangrum Track and Field will be rescheduled to Sunday, May 17 due to inclement forecasted weather and for the safety and comf...
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May
07,
2015
CSUSM will celebrate the achievements of its more than 2,600 graduates in the Class of 2015 at five Commencement Ceremonies held on campus May 15-16, 2015. Notably, one in six undergraduates has earned academic honors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. ...
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May
04,
2015
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will bestow two honorary degrees at its 2015 commencement ceremonies. An Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters will be awarded to retired business and civic leader Joseph E. Bear at the 1 p.m. ceremony on...
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2014
June
23,
2014
For the last two years, CSUSM’s Cipriano Vargas has crisscrossed California, juggling his academic responsibilities while visiting nearly all-23 California State University (CSU) campuses. As one of two student trustees appointed by Governor Jerry Br...
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May
29,
2014
More than 18,000 guests celebrated the academic achievements and perseverance of CSUSM’s 2,600 graduates at four Commencement Ceremonies held on campus on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25.The ceremonies, which were originally slated to take place ...
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May
22,
2014
California State University  (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White will attend one of California State University San Marcos’ (CSUSM) commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 25. This is the only CSU commencement ceremony that the Chancellor will attend in...
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May
20,
2014
California State University San Marcos announces that Commencement Ceremonies for its more than 2,600 graduates have been rescheduled to Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25, 2014.The University’s 23rd annual Commencement ceremonies were originally sl...
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May
19,
2014
CSUSM’s will celebrate the graduation of its Class of 2014 at four Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25.The Commencement Ceremonies which were originally slated to take place on Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17, were canc...
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April
30,
2014
More than 2,600 CSUSM students are approved to participate in the University’s 23rd annual Commencement Ceremonies on Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17.Notably, one in six undergraduates has earned academic honors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and 5...
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