CSUSM NewsCenter (Community)

2019
October
11,
2019
| 11:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
It was a long summer for Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Services team. The group endured three moves around campus while the newly expanded and renovated Epstein Family Veterans Center was being completed. But it was well worth the wait. Studen...
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October
09,
2019
| 02:19 AM America/Los_Angeles
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at 4:57 p.m. With recent changes to California law, regional utility officials have warned that power may temporarily have to be shut off to customers in areas of high fire risk beginning Thursday, Oct. 10 to mitigate the r...
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October
07,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Before its recent renovation, the media production studios at Cal State San Marcos was a nice space for students, faculty and staff to explore and create utilizing a pair of traditional video studios with control rooms, overhead lighting and a large ...
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October
03,
2019
| 09:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
The pink patches are back at Cal State San Marcos. For the fifth year in a row, University Police officers are participating in the Pink Patch Project, a nationwide effort to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer. Throughout Octobe...
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September
25,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
CSUSM will host its annual Taste for Student Success, a lively outdoor festival showcasing gourmet cuisine, fine wines, craft brews and premium spirits on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 3 to 6 p.m. Proceeds support student success programs and scholarships. ...
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September
16,
2019
| 01:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
The CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care (formerly the CSU Institute for Palliative Care) has officially transitioned to its new name and introduced a new logo that reflects this milestone. Earlier this summer, CSUSM announced that the Institu...
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September
05,
2019
| 06:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Facebook page for the organization Veterans Crisis Outreach contains some alarming statistics, numbers that keep William Felty up at night:  Military suicides are at their highest rate in 10 years;  20% of suicides nationally are comm...
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August
28,
2019
| 11:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Fox Russell visited Cal State San Marcos on Nov. 27, 2018 to sign paperwork for an endowed scholarship in honor of his late parents. The trip ended with an unexpected gift that is still being celebrated nearly a year later. Before Fox left camp...
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August
27,
2019
| 11:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jack Raymond has been part of Cal State San Marcos since the beginning – since before the beginning, actually. Raymond was among a small group of community leaders who led the charge to establish CSUSM in 1989. As the longest-serving chair of CSUS...
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August
27,
2019
| 08:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Thirty years ago, on Sept. 1, 1989, California Governor George Deukmejian signed into law Senate Bill 365, officially establishing California State University San Marcos. CSUSM’s founding ushered in an era of higher education in the United States,...
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August
26,
2019
| 08:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
The fall semester at Cal State San Marcos kicks off Monday with a new president, nearly two dozen new tenure-track faculty and more than 16,000 students. Dr. Ellen Neufeldt began her tenure as CSUSM’s fourth president on July 1, succeeding Dr. Kar...
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August
23,
2019
| 01:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
With its official opening on Aug. 26, Cal State San Marcos’ Extended Learning building moved from first shovel to first class in just 16 months. As the largest academic building on campus, the six-story, 135,000-square-foot EL building (ELB) brings a...
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August
21,
2019
| 05:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Xuan Santos has long advocated for increased representation at Cal State San Marcos of students who are formerly incarcerated or system impacted. As Santos, an associate professor of sociology, was completing his tenure process two years ago, he b...
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August
15,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ashley Reyes didn’t have an opportunity to participate in Clear the Air when Cal State San Marcos became a smoke- and tobacco-free campus in fall 2017. She knew about the program, but had graduated a semester earlier. Ashley is making the most of ...
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August
12,
2019
| 07:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
Greig Guthey still remembers the first environmental studies classes he taught at Cal State San Marcos. Students gathered on the third floor of Academic Hall in a room that had one small window that didn’t open. “You’re teaching about the food sys...
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August
02,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
By his own definition, Ed Ashley is a connector. That’s what ultimately drew him to education from the high-powered world of management consulting. “I am a dot connector,” he says. “I connect dots in all combinations, whether that’s student to com...
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July
17,
2019
| 04:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos received a best practice award for Social Equity and Justice at the 16th annual California Higher Education Sustainability Conference on July 9 at UC Santa Barbara. The project was a collaboration between CSUSM’s sustainabilit...
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July
03,
2019
| 10:31 PM America/Los_Angeles
Abrahán Monzón wasn’t focused on political or social issues as a young person from the Imperial Valley. But that all changed while attending UC Santa Barbara as an undergraduate. Abrahán started college in September 2008, just two months before Ca...
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July
02,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Merryl Goldberg knows a good leader when she sees one. When she met Dairrick Khalil Hodges early last year through their roles in the San Diego Creative Youth Development Network, she could tell immediately that he was something special.  “At the ...
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July
01,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Ellen J. Neufeldt officially has begun her tenure as Cal State Marcos’ new president as the university on Monday welcomed the fourth leader in its history for her first day on campus.  Neufeldt was appointed to the presidency in March by the C...
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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
18,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has a long history of successful Gala fundraisers to support student scholarships. But the 2019 Gala on June 8 was unlike any other. A special evening to celebrate the legacy of President Karen Haynes and First Gentleman Ji...
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June
13,
2019
| 08:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes received the Neil Morgan Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement during the 2019 Visionary Awards on June 6. It was the second time Haynes has been honored by local leaders in recent months. In May, the ...
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June
13,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The CSU Institute for Palliative Care is now the Shiley CSU Institute for Palliative Care, thanks to another generous gift from prominent  philanthropist Darlene Marcos Shiley.  Shiley announced during Cal State San Marcos’ annual fundraising gala...
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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
| 12:25 AM America/Los_Angeles
Do women need to dress like a man to rise to leadership? “The apparel oft proclaims the man.” Shakespeare penned the line in “Hamlet” as Polonius’ parting parental advice to his son, but the statement – with its modern translation that clothes ...
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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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June
04,
2019
| 12:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
Karen Haynes still remembers buying the suit. It came from a shop in Amsterdam, purchased while Haynes and her husband, Jim Mickelson, were teaching abroad one summer. This was before Haynes was appointed Cal State San Marcos’ third president, bef...
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June
03,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Damien Brantley was at his lowest point, when he felt like he had nothing left and nowhere to turn, Mr. Jim was there. That was what Brantley called Jim Mickelson, the founding director of ACE Scholars Services. The innovative Cal State San M...
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May
30,
2019
| 11:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
The wait is nearly over for Cal State San Marcos’ military-affiliated students. The much-anticipated expansion of CSUSM’s Veterans Center is nearing completion, and many of the entities involved in making it a reality gathered to celebrate a miles...
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