CSUSM NewsCenter (Community)

2018
October
10,
2018
University Police uniforms have a special touch of pink this month as CSUSM officers participate in the Pink Patch Project, a nationwide effort to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer. “It’s a cause that is personally important to me...
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September
28,
2018
CSUSM professor Sharon Hamill (left) and Master of Public Health student Kristal Laser (right) with Austie O'Malley, who started a soup kitchen 35 years ago at St. Francis Catholic Church in Vista. ...
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September
25,
2018
Dr. Karen Haynes announced today that she will retire as president of California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) at the end of June 2019. The announcement was made via a personal email from Haynes to the campus community. Haynes is the longest-se...
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September
11,
2018
Every Sept. 11, Priscilla Rodriguez’s fellow Marines would share stories about where they were on the morning of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people and injured more than 6,000 in 2001. For many, that meant where they were statio...
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September
07,
2018
The Cal State San Marcos Latino Association of Faculty & Staff and University Police Department are co-hosting the second annual Lowrider Experience at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 on campus. The event will showcase lowriders as an art form and wi...
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September
06,
2018
As construction continues on Cal State San Marcos’ new Extended Learning building, the excitement is growing both on campus and throughout the community. Part of a public-private partnership, the project includes a 135,000 square foot, six-story b...
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August
06,
2018
As Cal State San Marcos students moved out of the University Village Apartments in May, staff went through to remove any items left behind. But they didn’t just throw those items into the trash. Incoming UVA residents may want to thank staffers...
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July
17,
2018
North County San Diego teachers will gather at California State University San Marcos on Friday, July 27 for the fourth annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking for all California PreK-12 tea...
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June
11,
2018
More than $190,000 was raised and a record number of gifts were received in support of student scholarships during Cal State San Marcos’ annual gala on June 2. The event, which was co-hosted by CSUSM President Karen Haynes and the CSUSM Foundation...
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May
09,
2018
Jimmy Wayne has devoted countless hours to helping former foster youth. It’s a topic that resonates with Wayne, who has detailed his own experiences in foster care through his songs and writing. An award-winning country music artist whose songs an...
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May
09,
2018
Construction has officially begun on Cal State San Marcos’ new Extended Learning building. Part of a public-private partnership, the project includes a 135,000 square foot, six-story building, an accompanying 709-space parking garage and a pedestr...
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May
01,
2018
San Marcos, CA – California State University San Marcos will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new Extended Learning building at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8. The project is a public-private partnership to build a 135,000 square foot, six-s...
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April
26,
2018
San Marcos, CA – Grease isn’t just the word, it’s the theme of California State University San Marcos’ annual black-tie gala on Saturday, June 2. Proceeds from the event support student scholarships. Hundreds of CSUSM friends and donors, regional ...
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April
25,
2018
Wells Fargo believes in education, and the company demonstrated this commitment during a recent visit to Cal State San Marcos. Two representatives from Wells Fargo were on campus April 11 to donate eight Kindle Fire tablets to Cal State San Marcos...
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April
23,
2018
San Marcos, CA – Cal State San Marcos will award honorary degrees to Esther and Jan Stearns, Lydia Villa-Komaroff and Jimmy Wayne during commencement ceremonies May 18-19. The Stearns, generous supporters of CSUSM’s ACE Scholars Services program, ...
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April
04,
2018
CSUSM students volunteered their day off of school to honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist César Chávez with a special all-campus community service day on Friday, March 30, 2018. More than 300 students spent a collective 1,000 hours ser...
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February
14,
2018
Cal State San Marcos students have the chance to learn about internship opportunities during the CSUSM Spring 2018 Internship Fair on Feb. 22 in the USU Ballroom. More than 90 companies and organizations are expected to attend the fair. A complete...
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February
08,
2018
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes highlighted the University’s accomplishments in meeting the challenges facing higher education during her 14th annual Report to the Community address on Thursday morning. “Although we find public higher ...
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February
05,
2018
San Marcos, CA – Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes will deliver her 14th annual Report to the Community on Thursday, Feb. 8. More than 600 individuals representing a broad cross section of regional business, nonprofit, education and gove...
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2017
September
05,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Tiffany Shlain, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and founder of The Webby Awards, will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 ACE Women’s Leadership Forum hosted by Cal State San Marcos on Friday, Oct. 13. The theme for the event is “Moving t...
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June
14,
2017
Scott Ybarrondo will be sworn in as California State University San Marcos’ new police chief during a ceremony at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20. Lt. Jesus Flores, who had been serving as CSUSM’s interim police chief, will conduct the swearing-in cere...
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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
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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March
13,
2017
California State University San Marcos will host “Latina Leaders,” the second edition of its Women Breaking Boundaries speaker series, on Monday, March 27. The distinguished speaker series is held once each semester, featuring successful women lea...
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February
03,
2017
At a Thursday morning gathering of over 600 individuals representing a broad cross section of regional business, nonprofit, education and government leadership, Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes highlighted University accomplishments and tr...
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2016
December
07,
2016
It may sound simple – songs loaded on an iPod – but Sean Griser knows simple things can change peoples’ lives in meaningful ways. So when his psychology field research class gave him the opportunity to put the compassionate care practices he was l...
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October
10,
2016
Democracy depends on it. That’s the message from Dr. Scott Gross, Associate Vice President of Community Engagement, and Dr. Kim Quinney, Assistant Professor in History and campus coordinator of the American Democracy Project, who are spearheading ...
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September
02,
2016
There have been many headlines about the relationship between citizens across the country and those in blue. But the police department at California State University San Marcos is working hard to set the record straight – they work with community mem...
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March
29,
2016
CSUSM Police Officer Matthew Curran and a team of 19 California State University (CSU) Police Department members participated in what might be considered the largest police foot pursuit in the world, the Baker to Vegas competition (B2V), finishing in...
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March
29,
2016
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Police Department’s explosive detection canine Armor was outfitted last week with a ballistic protection vest courtesy of the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc. The nonprofit based i...
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