Articles tagged with 'Students' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (Students)

2022
December
06,
2022
| 11:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
It was during her first year as an undergraduate student at Cal State San Marcos when Ayesha James heard a story from a professor about a recent incident in which an elementary school-aged child was not allowed to bring their loaned Alternative and A...
Read more
December
05,
2022
| 14:25 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has received a grant of $137,500 as it sets out on a nearly two-year road that it hopes will culminate in receiving a coveted national certification for excellence in serving Latinx students.CSUSM was announced as one of 17 award...
Read more
December
05,
2022
| 12:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
It’s difficult for Kasandra Balsis to count the ways that Cal State San Marcos history professor Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall has helped her in her academic journey.When Balsis entered CSUSM’s history master’s program in the fall of 2020, the virtual f...
Read more
December
01,
2022
| 15:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos physics student Ashley Corey was awarded best research by an undergraduate student at the American Physical Society Far West Section’s Annual Meeting at the University of Manoa Hawaii for her presentation, “Characterizing Gate De...
Read more
November
22,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
Christa Wencl never considered a career in supporting sexual assault victims until she took a class while attending St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. It wasn’t the class she was most interested in at the time, but it was the one that changed h...
Read more
November
21,
2022
| 15:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos electrical engineering student Sean Resor (he/him) walks into each of his many roles with a kind heart, helpful hand and open-minded ear, which allows him to pave his own path to success and build steady foundations for future ge...
Read more
November
10,
2022
| 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
Like most of the theater students at Cal State San Marcos, Elizabeth Barron entered the university wanting to be an actor. Truth be told, like most of her fellow theater students, Barron didn’t know much about what other jobs could even be pursued in...
Read more
November
08,
2022
| 12:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
The final Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features bio-artist Paul Vanouse and scientist Solon Morse. There is a student workshop on Nov. 16 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a public lecture at noon. Students interested in participating in the wor...
Read more
November
07,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos professor and anthropological archaeologist Jon Spenard developed a series of hands-on activities to teach his students about first-century technologies.  Spenard invited Nick Hearth, senior archaeologist for Michael Baker Intern...
Read more
November
02,
2022
| 09:16 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new program funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education will support Cal State San Marcos students with young children. CSUSM has received a four-year grant of more than $3 million that will benefit student parents who need child-care a...
Read more
October
26,
2022
| 13:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
Efforts to ban books deemed controversial in some way are essentially as old as literature itself.Authors whose work has been banned across history include such literary icons as Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe and William Shakespeare, and titles t...
Read more
October
24,
2022
| 15:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Editor’s note: This story originally ran in NewsCenter on June 27, when One (pronounced “OH-KNEE”) Reks went by the name Ashton Lawson. On Thursday at the All Peoples Luncheon, Reks was named the winner of the annual President’s Student Champion Awar...
Read more
October
19,
2022
| 11:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Four students boldly yet vulnerably stared into an audience of over 100 Cal State San Marcos faculty, staff and students in the USU Ballroom for what would be the first of many tough conversations in the hopes of “getting uncomfortable to get comfort...
Read more
October
19,
2022
| 08:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos next week will hold its signature event as the culmination of national Domestic Violence Awareness Month.The DV Vigil and Speak-Out has been held each October since 2014 as a time for the CSUSM campus to come together and honor t...
Read more
October
18,
2022
| 15:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
For individuals who want to accelerate their progress toward a degree, Cal State San Marcos is offering a wide range of courses to the community during Winter Intersession 2023. Featuring compressed timelines, these courses enable individuals to earn...
Read more
October
14,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leading up to First-Generation College Celebration Day next month, Cal State San Marcos is hosting a series of First-Gen Chats with members of the campus community who are the first in their families to complete a four-year degree.The series kicked o...
Read more
October
05,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
During her annual community address on Thursday morning, President Ellen Neufeldt briefly told the inspirational story of a Cal State San Marcos student.Antolette “Apple” Kasler, Neufeldt related, is a first-generation college student who immigrated ...
Read more
September
28,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Johnathan Rodney remembers the moment he failed a test in his precalculus class during his first semester of college. He thought the only way to tell if he was cut out to be in college was to put everything into his next test. If he failed again, he ...
Read more
September
16,
2022
| 08:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has been awarded a nearly $3 million, five-year grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to invest in its newest education pillar, the COMPASS training program. COMPASS, which stands for Creating Oppor...
Read more
September
15,
2022
| 12:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Viridiana Diaz began her tenure at Cal State San Marcos in mid-January, but it wasn’t until commencement four months later that she finally had time to pause and reflect.And, boy, did Diaz have a lot to reflect on.On her decision to leave Sacramento ...
Read more
September
14,
2022
| 10:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Cal State San Marcos’ Latinx Center is partnering with campus organizations to present an exciting lineup of events. The month runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 and is an opportunity to celebrate the rich ...
Read more
September
14,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
It may be slight hyperbole to say the United States changed forever in the summer of 2020.It’s not an exaggeration, however, to say sometimes it takes a monumental event to create a revolution.When the decision-makers within the California State Univ...
Read more
September
12,
2022
| 09:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ed Price pursued physics as a discipline because he views science and technology as a beautiful way to better understand the world around us.Price also believes that kind of knowledge should be available to everyone, not just people – like him – who ...
Read more
September
06,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Joshua Foronda knows all too well the struggles that many freshmen face as they adjust to college.Foronda failed multiple classes during his first year at Cal State San Marcos, landing on academic probation with a 0.6 grade-point average during the s...
Read more
September
02,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As part of "Voices of CSUSM," a new feature in Steps magazine, communication student Bri Phillips shares her story of overcoming challenges as a first-generation college student....
Read more
August
29,
2022
| 12:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is welcoming new and returning students to the start of the fall semester, which began Monday with what is expected to be the largest first-time freshman class in university history. For the first time since the pandemic began, t...
Read more
August
24,
2022
| 10:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
Celeste Gottschalk wanted to create an event for incoming students to have a unique orientation experience. After seeing outdoor orientation programs at other universities, she wanted to bring a similar opportunity to Cal State San Marcos. Gottschalk...
Read more
August
16,
2022
| 11:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
Even though she was armed with a bachelor’s degree, when Ciara Sanders began a master’s program in biological sciences at Cal State San Marcos in 2020, she was accompanied by the same nagging questions that afflict many underrepresented students in S...
Read more
August
04,
2022
| 12:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Salma Rodriguez had trouble choosing a topic for her final project for her audio and videography class.Rodriguez’s Cal State San Marcos classmates wanted to do their final video project on something lighthearted, but she had something different in mi...
Read more
August
02,
2022
| 14:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos welcomed 73 students on its campus this summer to conduct research as part of the Summer Scholars program, hosted by the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CSTEM).  The 10-week program concludes with the...
Read more