CSUSM NewsCenter (Students)

2017
December
05,
2017
Cal State San Marcos had a different feel when Rylee Leavitt’s grandmother attended in the early 1990s. Back then, Jane DeRoche was a single mother returning to school for her bachelor’s knowing it would help her earn a better living. ...
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September
18,
2017
Campus has been buzzing with life now that the school year is back in session. From traditions like Casino Night and Leave Your Mark, to one-of-a-kind events like the NCAA Celebration, Weeks of Welcome kept students busy and engaged their first two w...
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August
14,
2017
Patricia Reily has excellent timing when it comes to helping Cal State San Marcos student veterans. For Jason Sneddon, it was chatting with Reily at an Operation Connect event. For Ankit Panchal, it was simply waking up from a nap at the right mom...
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May
16,
2017
More than 3,300 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On May 1, six standouts from the Class of 2017 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or s...
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April
10,
2017
Throughout the month of April, CSUSM will hold a series of events focused on educating and raising awareness of issues within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied (LGBTQA) community. Sponsored by Associated Students, Inc., ...
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March
06,
2017
March is Women’s Herstory Month, a national observation of the valuable contributions of women to our culture and society. CSUSM has scheduled a month of programs that showcase the accomplishments of women in U.S. history. In 1985, Congress and th...
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February
28,
2017
Concluding the month-long celebration for Black History Month, CSUSM added its own historical milestone with the grand opening of the University’s Black Student Center. The special event on Thursday, Feb. 23 began with an opening ceremony and ribbon ...
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2016
October
04,
2016
With the fall 2016 semester just a few weeks old, students are probably not planning for fall 2017 just yet, but the CSUSM Financial Aid & Scholarships Office hopes they will be. This year, changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (...
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July
12,
2016
In today’s global world, the cultural exposure and independence developed from studying in another country sets a student ahead of their peers.  Studying abroad is one of the most personally enriching and academically rewarding experiences an indi...
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February
26,
2016
In observance of Women’s Herstory Month, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) invites students and the community to join campus-wide celebrations to recognize the achievements of women in the United States. In 1985, Congress and the Pres...
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2015
December
15,
2015
The California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) College of Business Administration (CoBA), in collaboration with senior students and businesses, will host the Fall 2015 Senior Experience Business Reception and Trade Show, December 17 at 5:30 p.m. ...
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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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November
09,
2015
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has been named to Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 list. This distinction recognizes and rewards colleges across the nation that demonstrate a commitment to providing educational opportun...
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October
08,
2015
One in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism and that startling statistic is what motivated members of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority to raise a record $25,000 for Autism Speaks. To reach their goal, Alpha Xi Delta hosted its annual AmaXin...
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August
28,
2015
It’s all about letting students know they have a voice in university affairs. So say Tiffaney Boyd, Bianca Garcia and Jamaela Johnson, elected president, executive vice president and vice president of student and university affairs of Associated S...
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April
30,
2015
There are certain dates that will forever be ingrained in the memory of Jose Nunez Martinez. January 24, 2004, is when he arrived in San Diego aboard a Greyhound bus after emigrating from a small, impoverished town in the Mexican state of Guerrero. N...
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April
16,
2015
Alex Caratti is an enthusiastic student leader and a diligent activist at CSUSM who hopes to encourage sustainability and green thinking among his peers. Alex is a third year student from Valley Center, CA and is majoring in Applied Physics. As th...
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April
10,
2015
He was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received in service to his country, and now Marine veteran Erik Galvan hopes to further his education and help other veterans like him transition back to civilian life. After an improvised explosive device ...
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April
09,
2015
This Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m., CSUSM will host its first student cooking competition in the USU amphitheater, providing budding culinary artists with the opportunity to show off their kitchen skills while engaging in teamwork and bonding with fr...
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April
08,
2015
Throughout the month of April, CSUSM will hold a series of events focused on educating and raising awareness of issues within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied (LGBTQA) community. Sponsored by Associated Students, Inc., ...
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March
25,
2015
Mackenzie Harnett is a fourth-year graduating senior from Fullerton who has been shooting her way towards success at CSUSM. As a student-athlete and leader, Mackenzie is majoring in economics and continues to be a valuable member of the University...
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February
24,
2015
Student leader Dmitri Ranieri is a versatile campus presence with a passion for helping others and a strong desire to leave his mark here at CSUSM. A fourth year student from Oceanside majoring in business administration with an emphasis in accoun...
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2014
September
11,
2014
CSUSM students received a spirited reception to kick off the fall semester with a two-week celebration called Weeks of Welcome. The collaboration between Orientation and New Student Programs and partners across campus is designed to connect students ...
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August
06,
2014
Over the summer nine Cal State San Marcos students traveled to the beautiful Guatemalan highlands of Panajachel for a three-week research course. Integrating themselves into the community, the students worked side by side with residents and fellow vo...
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January
30,
2014
Cal State San Marcos received the highest percent increase among California State University (CSU) campuses in the number of applications received from prospective first-time freshmen for fall 2014.According to figures released by the CSU system, CSU...
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2013
September
09,
2013
As the spring semester came to a close and while most college students were cramming for finals and making summer plans, Lindsey Cunningham, a human development major, donated bone marrow to a 10-year-old boy she has never met. According to Be...
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