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2020
May
22,
2020
| 08:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
In recognition of the challenges that graduates overcame this spring in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cal State San Marcos Alumni Association is gifting the entire Class of 2020 a free two-year New Grad Membership. “It is a priority to CS...
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May
21,
2020
| 12:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the going got tough, Cal State San Marcos got creative.  Stymied by the inability to host traditional commencement ceremonies this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, CSUSM instead dreamed up a way to give the Class of 2020 the celebratory ...
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May
20,
2020
| 11:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The job prospects for the almost 4,700 students in the Class of 2020 at Cal State San Marcos were shaping up to be especially robust, with some analyses describing it as the strongest job market in half a century.  In February, employers added 273...
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May
20,
2020
| 06:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Like hundreds of other members of the campus community, the Jardin family eagerly participated in the Graduates on Parade celebration at Cal State San Marcos on Friday, May 15.  They decorated their car with markers, streamers and balloons, piled ...
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May
12,
2020
| 11:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a professor of history, of course, Jill Watts is also a student of history.   Watts knew that many U.S. history textbooks, in the all-important pages about the hugely consequential Franklin Delano Roosevelt presidency, make passing references t...
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May
12,
2020
| 09:34 PM 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 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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May
11,
2020
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Thu Viet Snyder didn’t have an easy path to earning her degree in computer science Coming from Vietnam, she had to navigate a different culture and a new language. She had a passion for computers, but little background in computer science. And, pe...
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May
08,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 4,700 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2020 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff a...
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May
05,
2020
| 08:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
One of the significant benefits to attending a major university is its extensive alumni network, and Cal State San Marcos is no different in that regard. The university recently rolled out a new program called Cougar Connect: CSUSM Mentorship Prog...
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May
05,
2020
| 07:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will begin distributing money to students this week from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed into law last month. CSUSM received $7.9 million through the CARES Act on May 1 to assist...
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May
05,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last summer, Temet McMichael began a two-year post-doctoral fellowship as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  If the job title sounds fascinating, so does the work. Known colloquially as “d...
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May
04,
2020
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dorris Staples always had a passion for helping others. The board members of her foundation and her friends still remember hearing her describe it as helping someone get from one side of a bridge to the other, making sure they had the footing and cou...
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May
01,
2020
| 09:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jessica Atencio hasn’t been able to do any surfing since California’s shelter-in-place order went into effect last month. But Atencio has found a silver lining. “I’ve been able to focus on thesis writing,” Atencio said. “I can get distracted at...
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April
29,
2020
| 09:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
On Tuesday, May 5, the Cal State San Marcos spirit flag will wave proudly online as the university hosts One CSUSM, a day of giving to fund critical aid for students impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. For 24 hours, every gift will go directly to CSU...
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April
29,
2020
| 06:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
In late January, Jessica Waite opened a restaurant called The Plot. It was her third eatery in her beloved South Oceanside, but the one that was clearly nearest and dearest to her heart.  The Plot, as Waite likes to say, is essentially the brick-a...
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April
28,
2020
| 10:55 PM 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 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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April
27,
2020
| 11:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
The job listing was for a softball coach at Cal State San Marcos, which was perfect because softball was what Jennifer Milo knew and loved most.   Milo was in her third year as the top assistant for the softball team at San Diego State. She had be...
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April
24,
2020
| 08:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Dennis Zanesco was growing up in La Quinta just outside of Palm Springs, his father always preached to him to leave a room better than when he entered. So he decided to execute that concept on a larger scale, specifically on 306 acres. Zan...
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April
22,
2020
| 09:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
With Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, Katherine Kantardjieff had to deliver the news of her impending departure to colleagues via Zoom. Kantardjieff could see the visible shock on the faces of fac...
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April
22,
2020
| 06:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Three days a week, sometimes in the dead of night, Aaron Stirling reports for a 12-hour shift as a nurse practitioner in the emergency room of a small rural hospital in Imperial County.  More precisely, Stirling reports to an area outside the emer...
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April
21,
2020
| 01:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
In early March, Jennifer Ballentine was watching the COVID-19 crisis emerge in the United States with growing alarm. Ten days earlier, a nursing home outside Seattle had reported the first U.S. death from the virus. Within a week, 24 states had logge...
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April
20,
2020
| 01:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, when millions of Americans took to the streets to protest environmental inaction and demand a new way forward for our planet. In-person celebrations of that milestone can’t happen this y...
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April
16,
2020
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Azita Khatami is a spiritual person, someone with a strong belief in God and love. But life has also taught her the importance of pragmatism. She believes in teaching her teenage sons to be independent, whether it’s ensuring that they know how to bud...
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April
15,
2020
| 10:00 PM 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 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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April
15,
2020
| 07:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Deborah Morton is accustomed to receiving quizzical looks when she tells people she’s an epidemiologist.  “You tell them what you do, and they’ll say, ‘Oh, are you a skin doctor?’ ” Morton said with a laugh.  The coronavirus epidemic, howev...
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April
14,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Michelle Harvey is the first to admit that she’s far from an expert seamstress. The family sewing machine is one that she gave to her 10-year-old son, Mason, as a gift just last Christmas, and the two of them learned how to sew by watching YouTube vi...
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April
13,
2020
| 10:08 PM America/Los_Angeles
Prospective students, recently admitted students, families and community members will have an opportunity to learn more about Cal State San Marcos when the university hosts a virtual Discover CSUSM event on April 24. Attendees can participate in p...
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April
13,
2020
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Gabby Garcia was part of a small group of Cal State San Marcos students selected to attend an intimate meeting with Tarana Burke before the founder of the #MeToo movement spoke at an Arts and Lectures event in February 2019. “I was so excited to m...
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April
08,
2020
| 08:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
President Ellen Neufeldt has been holding virtual town halls as part of her ongoing commitment to keep both the campus and community updated about Cal State San Marcos’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic. But nothing could have prepared Neufeldt fo...
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April
07,
2020
| 02:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
Regina Frasca has worked at Cal State San Marcos for 21 years. Now the director of the Office of Safety, Health and Sustainability, she has witnessed three major fires come dangerously close to campus. She has seen her team recover from earthquake...
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