CSUSM NewsCenter (Community)

2019
March
20,
2019
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Ellen J. Neufeldt, Ed.D., to serve as the next president of California State University San Marcos. Neufeldt currently serves as vice president of student engagement and enrollment servi...
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February
27,
2019
Barbara Mannino and Syd Harris were no strangers to Cal State San Marcos when they attended the ACE Scholars Services scholarship donor reception in 2015.   Mannino had been on the advisory council to President Karen Haynes for more than five year...
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February
19,
2019
Maria Nunez is representing District 1 on the San Marcos City Council after being elected last November as the culmination of her first political campaign.  But that representative just as easily could be Arcela Nunez-Alvarez, Maria’s older sister...
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February
15,
2019
The life-size bronze cougar statue that adorns the third-floor courtyard of Craven Hall has become one of the most recognizable symbols on the Cal State San Marcos campus. Titled “Tukwut,” it represents both the mascot of the university and the Luise...
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February
07,
2019
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes reflected on her long, distinguished tenure and highlighted the university’s growth and accomplishments over the years during her 15th and final Report to the Community address on Thursday morning.  As p...
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February
07,
2019
The first gift of the day came in just after the clock struck midnight. By 6 a.m., when the late-autumn sky was still dark, 114 donations already had been made.  The pace rarely waned during Giving Day at Cal State San Marcos on Nov. 27. Administr...
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2018
December
04,
2018
The search for a successor to Karen Haynes, the longtime president of Cal State San Marcos, began in earnest Friday when the University hosted a forum where members of the campus community weighed in on the traits they’d like to see in a new leader. ...
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December
04,
2018
As the end of the year approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2019. But before putting the finishing touches on your list of New Year’s resolutions, let’s take a look back at some of the most-talked-about stories of 2018. The University ...
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November
26,
2018
An interactive memorial that sits west of the Arts Building and honors the brave acts of a committed group of college students who were executed for peacefully resisting the Nazi regime in 1943 is in desperate need of repair. The Jewish Faculty-Staff...
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November
26,
2018
Construction of Cal State San Marcos’ Extended Learning building reached another important milestone earlier this month during a “topping out” ceremony. A topping out is typically observed when the last beam is placed on top of a new building. Eve...
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November
15,
2018
Ruth Westreich has always been a caregiver. Westreich’s father died when she was young and, without any siblings, she was solely responsible for taking care of her ill mother. “When I was doing my significant caregiving, there was nothing avail...
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October
25,
2018
For the first time in history, more than half of the 23 California State University campuses are being led by women presidents, a statistic that is nearly double the national average. To celebrate the milestone, nine of the 12 CSU women presidents, a...
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October
23,
2018
A record 525 alumni and friends of CSUSM raised their glasses while raising support at the University's annual "Taste for Student Success," a lively outdoor festival showcasing gourmet cuisine, fine wines, craft brews and premium spirits. CSUSM's pic...
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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
Some people structure their lives around acronyms like YOLO (You Only Live Once) or WWJD? (What Would Jesus Do?).  For Sharon Hamill, it’s all about WGYLM? The letters stand for “What Gives Your Life Meaning?” – she has trademarked both the phrase...
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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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