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CSUSM NewsCenter (Community)

2022
December
01,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos broke Giving Day records for the second straight year, raising $561,378 in just 24 hours on Nov. 29. “We’re ecstatic about breaking the university’s Giving Day record,” said Jessica Berger, vice president for University Advanceme...
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November
22,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
Christa Wencl never considered a career in supporting sexual assault victims until she took a class while attending St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. It wasn’t the class she was most interested in at the time, but it was the one that changed h...
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November
04,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Throughout November, Cal State San Marcos will be celebrating and recognizing the contributions of American Indians with a series of special events as part of Native American Heritage Month. Now commonly referred to as American Indian and Alaska Nati...
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November
04,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
November is here, which means that the next election is right around the corner.On Tuesday, Nov. 8, California registered voters can participate in the state’s general election. On the ballot are seven statewide propositions, statewide candidates (in...
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November
03,
2022
| 12:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is preparing to open a new center on campus dedicated to the practice of mindfulness.The Center for Contemplative Practices officially will launch on Thursday, Nov. 10 with an event in the Kellogg Library Reading Room from 4-6 p....
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October
26,
2022
| 13:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
Efforts to ban books deemed controversial in some way are essentially as old as literature itself.Authors whose work has been banned across history include such literary icons as Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe and William Shakespeare, and titles t...
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October
19,
2022
| 08:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos next week will hold its signature event as the culmination of national Domestic Violence Awareness Month.The DV Vigil and Speak-Out has been held each October since 2014 as a time for the CSUSM campus to come together and honor t...
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October
18,
2022
| 15:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
For individuals who want to accelerate their progress toward a degree, Cal State San Marcos is offering a wide range of courses to the community during Winter Intersession 2023. Featuring compressed timelines, these courses enable individuals to earn...
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October
14,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leading up to First-Generation College Celebration Day next month, Cal State San Marcos is hosting a series of First-Gen Chats with members of the campus community who are the first in their families to complete a four-year degree.The series kicked o...
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October
07,
2022
| 15:44 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos participated in California Clean Air Day for the second year in a row with a tree-planting ceremony and campus pledge event.The fifth annual California Clean Air Day took place on Wednesday, but CSUSM recognized it on Thursday. L...
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October
05,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
During her annual community address on Thursday morning, President Ellen Neufeldt briefly told the inspirational story of a Cal State San Marcos student.Antolette “Apple” Kasler, Neufeldt related, is a first-generation college student who immigrated ...
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September
27,
2022
| 14:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Three representatives from Cal State San Marcos have been chosen among the top Latino leaders in San Diego County by a pair of organizations.Included on the list of “Top 50 Latino Leaders of Influence” by the San Diego Business Journal and the San Di...
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September
22,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
With Cal State San Marcos welcoming back thousands of students to a bustling campus, President Ellen Neufeldt will deliver her annual Report to the Community on Thursday, Sept. 29, highlighting the university’s role as a powerful engine for good.  Ab...
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August
29,
2022
| 12:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is welcoming new and returning students to the start of the fall semester, which began Monday with what is expected to be the largest first-time freshman class in university history. For the first time since the pandemic began, t...
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August
02,
2022
| 13:49 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos President Ellen Neufeldt has been named a San Diego CEO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal. Neufeldt was selected as one of 20 winners of the annual award by the SDBJ out of 118 finalists. She received the award June 3...
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July
22,
2022
| 13:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
The message was drilled into him like a mantra by the first photography instructor he learned from: Negatives are the most important asset you’ll ever own as a photographer. Keep them. Safeguard them. Never throw them away.Dan Rios was new to the cra...
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July
18,
2022
| 11:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Rochelle Smarr’s father served in the Army for 26 years. Her mother has worked for the Department of Defense for 33 years. Her sister is an Air Force veteran, and her brother-in-law has been serving in the Navy for the past 14 years. She has several ...
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July
05,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ellen Neufeldt has been passionate about social mobility since long before it became a popular buzzword on college campuses across the country.  At Old Dominion University, where she served as vice president for Student Engagement and Enrollment Serv...
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June
30,
2022
| 10:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Sunita Puri, a palliative medicine physician and author whose work has appeared in the New York Times, will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Professional Palliative Care Conference on the campus of Cal State San Marcos.  The conference will...
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June
21,
2022
| 16:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
Mark Baldwin had an indelible impact at Cal State San Marcos, one that is still felt more than a decade after he retired from the university.“He worked really hard to create space for all voices and making people feel like they were a part of the pro...
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June
08,
2022
| 17:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
The California State University will host its inaugural symposium dedicated to the holiday of Juneteenth this month.The two-day event will take place June 15-16 at Cal State Dominguez Hills. It also will be streamed live at CalState.edu/Juneteenth. T...
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May
18,
2022
| 08:52 AM America/Los_Angeles
It was Cai Steffler’s first week at his new job, and as he was settling in for his third day of work he became startled when he looked down and saw a German shepherd at his desk. Steffler didn’t grow up around dogs, and he was apprehensive.  At first...
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May
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Mike Feil’s work as a chef has taken him across the country – and back.While Feil has worked in well-known destinations like Hawaii, San Francisco and Santa Barbara, he also has honed his craft in lesser-known places, from a remote fishing lodge near...
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May
05,
2022
| 12:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
After more than a year of gathering input, vision casting and prioritizing our goals, Cal State San Marcos has solidified its new institutional strategic plan, “The Power of CSUSM,” which will guide the campus for the next five years. The university ...
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May
04,
2022
| 14:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Three members of Cal State San Marcos’ Facilities Development and Management team were recently honored with citizen commendations for their help in the apprehension of suspects in a burglary on campus in March.Two suspects broke into the Arts Buildi...
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April
20,
2022
| 09:43 AM America/Los_Angeles
Registration is still open for the HSI Summit, a free two-day event that is working toward closing the equity gaps for Latinx students and liberating the Latinx community from barriers to success at Cal State San Marcos.Workshops, a keynote address, ...
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March
15,
2022
| 13:40 PM America/Los_Angeles
If you have noticed what seems like an inordinate amount of activity in the hallways of Craven Hall, you’re not imagining things.The Planning, Design and Construction staff has been shuffling offices around in preparation for a major repair project o...
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March
14,
2022
| 09:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
In 1986, a congressional resolution established the fourth Saturday in February as National TRIO Day to commemorate the annual achievements of federal TRIO programs in communities across America. TRIO programs are federal outreach and student service...
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March
08,
2022
| 07:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to participate in the annual Social Justice Symposium, a two-day hybrid event that includes workshops and roundtable discussions surrounding social justice topics.The eve...
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March
02,
2022
| 15:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ much-anticipated on-campus dining cafe was among countless projects and plans upended in spring 2020.Despite the unexpected delay, the newly named Campus Way Cafe is back on track. Construction began Feb. 21 on the 8,000-square-...
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