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CSUSM NewsCenter (TopStory)

2021
June
18,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
One of the foundational rules of improvisational comedy is to say yes. To use a common example, if you’re performing a skit with a partner and they point their finger at you and exclaim, “Freeze, I have a gun,” the scene won’t go very far if you obse...
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June
17,
2021
| 12:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Godfrey Gibbison joined Cal State San Marcos as the new dean of Extended Learning and Global Programs on Jan. 18. Most recently, he served as the interim dean of the Graduate School at the College of Charleston in South Carolina.Born and raised in Ja...
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June
16,
2021
| 14:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
Hollywood is notorious for shying away from certain subjects while severely watering down others.One such seemingly untouchable subject has been the Haitian Revolution, which ended in 1804 with the successful uprising against French colonial rule by ...
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June
14,
2021
| 13:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jim Hamerly thought the first time he retired from Cal State San Marcos would be the last.Hamerly was the director of business community relations, responsible for leading the College of Business Administration’s Senior Experience program, for nearly...
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June
11,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Naturally a glass-half-full person, Arun Sethuraman is known to friends, family and colleagues as a source of happiness and a conduit of positive vibes.It’s not unusual to see Sethuraman smiling while teaching, sitting in on a meeting or simply walki...
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June
09,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Rebecca Lush can thank pure happenstance for the latest honor of her scholarly career.  As a longtime professor of literature and writing studies at Cal State San Marcos, Lush is a member of the Western Literature Association and a past president of ...
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June
07,
2021
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
The electrical engineering program is among 17 teams from colleges and universities across the country selected to participate in the 2022 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition: Powering the Blue Economy.The competition, which is hosted by the U.S. De...
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May
27,
2021
| 13:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
It was an action-packed weekend of celebration at Cal State San Marcos.More than 3,000 graduates were in attendance last Saturday and Sunday as CSUSM welcomed back in-person commencement for the first time in two years. The university hosted three ce...
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May
20,
2021
| 09:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
On Sunday afternoon on Cal State San Marcos’ Mangrum Track & Field, nursing students in the College of Education, Health & Human Services will walk across the commencement stage to celebrate the conclusion of a lengthy and rewarding journey.Pictures ...
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May
19,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the Fresno community where Sarah Menyhay grew up, there was never much doubt about where you would turn if your child was sick and you didn’t know what was wrong or what to do.You would call the Menyhays. If the father, Steve, wasn’t home, you’d t...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up in San Marcos, David Gonzalez II had no plans to attend college. In fact, he dropped out of high school then left continuation school to work for his father’s landscaping business.But there was something missing in Gonzalez’s life. Maybe i...
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May
14,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Biology student Matthew Cope was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Dean’s Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.A first-generation college student, Cope participated in Bridge...
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May
13,
2021
| 11:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
Six years ago, two students from faraway nations met as part of the orientation day of the Office of Global Education at Cal State San Marcos.Khyati Kansagra hailed from Gujarat, a state on the western coast of India. Bayan Sairafi was from the Easte...
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May
13,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kamilah Brown graduated from college in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in communications, but it was a sage piece of advice and a twist of fate that led to her true calling.Just a month after earning her degree, the 9/11 terrorist attacks shocked the ...
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May
06,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than 4,400 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2021 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements.Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff an...
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May
05,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
On Monday morning, government officials in New York spoke at a rally to decry the recent spate of hate crimes against people of Asian descent in the United States and call for harsher punishment. “To those who perpetuate Asian hate, we now have peopl...
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May
04,
2021
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Elena...
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April
29,
2021
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Elizabeth Castillo’s battle with COVID-19 began gradually. San Diego County was enduring gusting Santa Ana winds in early December, and Castillo thought she might be having a reaction to weather conditions.A few days later, she knew it wasn’t the wea...
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April
27,
2021
| 14:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
Last fall, Cal State San Marcos honored civil rights icon Dolores Huerta by naming in her honor the office in the Extended Learning building for the College Assistance Migrant Program, better known as CAMP. Now, staunch supporters of CSUSM since its ...
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April
27,
2021
| 08:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a political science major, Cal State San Marcos sophomore Julia Glorioso is used to writing papers and participating in discussions about public policy and law.So when she decided to write and produce a film for her final project assignment for a ...
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April
26,
2021
| 11:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Cal State San Marcos visual arts senior Sarah Bricke went to Balboa Park in February 2020 to pick up single graft branches as part of a project with CoLab series visiting artist Margaretha Haughwout, the branches, in Bricke’s most accurate descr...
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April
21,
2021
| 10:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last fall, The Alliance to Accelerate Excellence in Education, a Cal State San Marcos program that provides guaranteed admission to qualified students in certain local school districts, went virtual with its outreach because of COVID-19.For the CSUSM...
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April
19,
2021
| 09:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a member of the inaugural women’s soccer team at Cal State San Marcos in 2006, Marika Patterson learned firsthand the importance of time management, working hard at one’s craft and showing up every day ready to give your best.As a law enforcement ...
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April
15,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Melissa Reyes has always had a keen interest in the environment. It stems from her upbringing in the Imperial Valley, which relies heavily on the agricultural industry.Reyes has multiple family members who worked in Imperial Valley’s agricultural fie...
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April
13,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the spring semester began in late January, it seemed as if the stars had finally aligned for Cal State San Marcos to send its nursing students back into the community for their badly needed clinical rotations.Some were scheduled to be stationed ...
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April
08,
2021
| 13:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
In normal times, the César Chávez Day of Service is a day for Cal State San Marcos students, faculty and staff to use March 31 – which is a holiday for all California State University campuses – as an opportunity to get out and serve the community in...
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April
06,
2021
| 15:08 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos alumnus Alfredo Aguilar has been invited to attend one of the most prestigious creative writing programs in the United States. Aguilar, who graduated from CSUSM in 2013 with a degree in literature and writing studies, recently re...
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April
05,
2021
| 12:27 PM America/Los_Angeles
Scott MacDonald remembers what it was like trying to pay for college.Money was tight when MacDonald was being raised by a single mother in Illinois, so he paid for his education through a combination of earnings from a factory job and financial aid, ...
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March
30,
2021
| 13:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
Since he became eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Phase 1B in late February, Adam White has been trying in vain to book an appointment for his first shot.So when the Cal State San Marcos police officer got an email on March 19 infor...
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March
30,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Elinn...
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