CSUSM NewsCenter (News)

2019
August
15,
2019
| 08:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has received a grant of almost $2 million from the National Science Foundation to conduct research that will help increase the number of students graduating with college degrees in STEM disciplines.  The grant of $1.9 million ...
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July
25,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Students in Cal State San Marcos’ Summer Scholars Program will present their work during the Summer Scholars Poster Showcase on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon in the campus’ University Student Union Ballroom.  The event is free and open to t...
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July
16,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has appointed Dr. Tom Olson as its new director of the School of Nursing.  Olson started in his position on July 8. He replaces Dr. Pamela Kohlbry, who served as the interim director for the past school year.  Olson comes t...
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July
15,
2019
| 08:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is a member of a new research team that will collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).  The CSUSM...
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June
10,
2019
| 06:47 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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May
08,
2019
| 07:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, a Stanford medical school physician and professor and the widow of a New York Times bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual San Diego Palliative Care Conference at Cal State San Marcos.  The event, ...
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May
06,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 3,800 students are expected to graduate from California State University San Marcos this month, making the Class of 2019 the largest graduating class in CSUSM history. The university’s 28th annual commencement ceremonies are Friday, May 17 thr...
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May
03,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is part of only six project teams in the state to receive a full award in the first request for proposals from the California Education Learning Lab, a grant-making program that seeks to close equity and achievement gaps in STEM ...
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May
02,
2019
| 07:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos and the broader community will come together to stand up against hate during a student-led event on campus Thursday, May 2.  Cougars in Solidarity: Together Against Hate will take place from 6-8 p.m. in the amphitheater of the...
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April
26,
2019
| 11:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will award honorary degrees to T.J. Dixon and James Nelson, and Ginger Shaw during commencement ceremonies May 17-19.  Dixon and Nelson, who created CSUSM’s iconic César Chávez statue, will receive a Doctor of Fine Arts during...
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March
20,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For anyone looking to get in the mood for the highly anticipated final season of “Game of Thrones,” Cal State San Marcos has you covered. Dr. Rebecca Thompson, head of public outreach for the American Physical Society, is touring the country to ta...
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March
20,
2019
| 04:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
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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March
18,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Gregory Boyle, a Jesuit priest who founded Homeboy Industries, the largest gang-intervention program in the world, will speak at Cal State San Marcos on March 27 as part of the university’s Arts & Lectures series. Boyle will speak about his 2017 b...
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March
13,
2019
| 12:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lisa Ling, an award-winning television host, journalist and author, will speak at Cal State San Marcos on March 19 as part of the university’s Arts & Lectures series. In a discussion titled “Women Breaking Boundaries,” Ling will talk about her lif...
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February
26,
2019
| 07:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos was a big winner last week at an awards ceremony honoring excellence in the field of advancement for educational institutions.  CSUSM received 11 awards at a regional conference for the Council for Advancement and Support of E...
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February
12,
2019
| 08:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Centered in a region recognized as a national leader in the craft brewing industry, California State University San Marcos is launching an innovative EngiBeering® certificate program that explores the science, engineering and art behind brewing craft...
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February
06,
2019
| 10:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will hold a celebration honoring the 15th anniversary of the university’s Kellogg Library and the unveiling of a new library mural on Monday, Feb. 11. The ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. in the Kellogg Library Reading Room....
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February
04,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will announce the final total of its first comprehensive fundraising campaign during a campus celebration on Thursday, Feb. 7.   The total will be unveiled by President Karen Haynes and Jack Raymond, chair of the CSUSM Foundat...
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January
31,
2019
| 06:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes will deliver her 15th and final Report to the Community on Thursday, Feb. 7.  More than 600 individuals representing a broad cross section of regional business, nonprofit, education and government leader...
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January
31,
2019
| 05:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
Build and launch a rocket, play Frisbee with a robot, climb aboard a flight simulator or view the surface of the sun. These are just a few of the nearly 100 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage nearly 15,000 attendees ...
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January
10,
2019
| 01:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos University Police Department, in conjunction with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and San Marcos Fire Department, conducted “active shooter” training exercises on the CSUSM campus on Wednesday, Jan. 9.  The exerc...
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2018
December
14,
2018
| 05:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cathy Baur, vice president of University Advancement at Cal State San Marcos, has been named one of the San Diego Business Journal’s 2018 Business Women of the Year for her work in overseeing the university’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign....
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December
07,
2018
| 10:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Greg Anglea, the chief executive officer of Interfaith Community Services, was honored with the Fran Aleshire Leadership Award for his outstanding leadership and regional involvement at the San Diego North Economic Development Council’s annual North ...
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December
07,
2018
| 08:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Join over 200 business professionals at the Business Networking Reception hosted by the CSUSM College of Business Administration on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 5:30-7 p.m., at the CSUSM University Student Union. Gain key finance insights from keynote spea...
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November
14,
2018
| 10:25 AM America/Los_Angeles
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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November
13,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
When you were a child, what did you want to be? Whatever it was, it’s probably still a viable career. But that’s not necessarily true for children today. Robots could replace nearly a third of the nation’s workforce by 2030, according to research ...
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November
06,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has been named to Washington Monthly’s 2018 list of America’s Best Colleges For Student Voting. A part of The College Guide and Rankings – which rates colleges and universities on their contributions to social mobility, research ...
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October
24,
2018
| 09:52 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is ranked 23rd in the nation among four-year schools in the "Best for Vets: Colleges 2019" rankings. The rankings by the publication Military Times recognize colleges and universities for their commitment to providing quality ...
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October
19,
2018
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
The CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM will host the 16th annual Because I Care Community Fair and Educational Forum on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the San Marcos Community Center. The free event is held annually to raise awareness and provide tra...
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October
05,
2018
| 01:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lucy HG Solomon, an assistant professor of media design at Cal State San Marcos, has shared the Lumen Prize for Digital Art, an international award that was handed out in London on Sept. 27.  HG Solomon is a member of the art collective Cesar & Lo...
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