CSUSM NewsCenter (Giving)

2018
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
14,
2018
On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the University community will come together for CSUSM Giving Day to support the causes closest to their heart and double their philanthropic impact with a dollar-for-dollar match. CSUSM Giving Day is held in conjunction with t...
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October
02,
2018
Nearly 60 signs calling “dibs” have popped up around campus as part of a playful employee giving campaign where faculty and staff have temporarily named a campus landmark and, in doing so, eliminated a funding gap for a vital student resource. Whi...
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September
05,
2018
Calling “dibs” isn’t restricted to child’s play. A playful employee giving campaign at CSUSM has embraced the expression and is inviting faculty and staff to do just that – call “dibs” to temporarily name a unique campus landmark for 15 days in Octob...
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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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February
08,
2018
Cal State San Marcos’ burgeoning engineering program took another major step forward on Thursday. President Karen Haynes announced during her annual Report to the Community address that Carlsbad-based global communications company Viasat, together...
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2017
December
14,
2017
Stella Clark once had a student who was forced to sneak into his grandmother’s nursing home at night to sleep on the floor because he had nowhere else to go. Clark, who founded the Modern Language Studies department at Cal State San Marcos, recall...
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2015
December
05,
2015
Key to the soon-to-be-launched CSUSM music major is the recently opened music and piano lab. The lab includes 30 new, 88-key digital pianos, a huge improvement over the limited number of 61- key models that were previously used, ensuring that student...
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November
23,
2015
According to a recent report by Realtor.com, San Diego is the least affordable city in the country. In a region where affordable housing is desperately needed, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) business students have stepped outside the ...
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July
09,
2015
Leaders from the San Diego and Riverside County philanthropic, government and business communities came together with students, alumni, faculty and staff to celebrate the 25th anniversary of California State University San Marcos at its annual summer...
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June
03,
2015
It’s often said that nursing is not just a career, it’s a calling – and that certainly was the case for Jean Doan Quinby. As a young girl living in New York City in the late 1920s and early 1930s, Jean already knew that she wanted to be a nurse, d...
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June
02,
2015
It all started when Peter Zwick spotted an advertisement in The Chronicle of Higher Education calling for applications from individuals interested in establishing CSUSM’s political science department. At the time—the year was 1990—he was the chair of...
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June
02,
2015
August 16, 2015 is the momentous day that Ruth Ann Waters turns a century old. A native San Diegan, she has certainly seen the world change significantly. In her lifetime, the United States has had 17 presidents, American women gained the right to vo...
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June
01,
2015
Marsha Gable ('98) and Megan Hamreus ('99) both remember when CSUSM was a much smaller university with only three buildings: Academic Hall, Craven Hall and Science Hall. Although they didn’t know each other in the mid-1990s when they attended the fle...
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2014
September
04,
2014
Jan and Esther Stearns have announced plans to donate $1 million to name the Jan and Esther Stearns Center for ACE Scholars, home to a one-of-a-kind program at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) that provides support to former foster yout...
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July
23,
2014
Scholarships play a vital role for CSUSM student athletes who strive to find the right balance between academic and team priorities while also juggling other demands, such as job and family responsibilities.Growing up in Southern California, Scott Ri...
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July
09,
2014
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) President Karen Haynes and the CSUSM Foundation Board thank guests and sponsors of the 2014 “As Time Goes By” gala which netted a record $162,000 – an increase of over sixty percent compared to 2013 figu...
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June
23,
2014
Ruth Westreich, president and founder of the Westreich Foundation, is a passionate advocate for integrative medicine, a growing field that combines conventional medicine with the best of evidence-based complementary medicine to provide care to the wh...
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January
27,
2014
The Department of History at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has received a generous donation of a collection relating to the Eckes, a prominent North County family best known for their local philanthropy and for developing the poinset...
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