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2020
November
18,
2020
| 09:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Every morning, Gladys Guzman would be dropped off at her Encinitas elementary school by her father before he went on to work. And every afternoon, she had the same vision, terrifying for a young girl: her waiting outside the school to be picked up, a...
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November
17,
2020
| 10:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
Joenetta Benjamin attended a Southern Baptist church while growing up in South Carolina.But seeing how elders in her church shunned a teenager who had been the victim of sexual assault led Benjamin to look for another outlet for her faith.Now, many y...
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November
16,
2020
| 10:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
These are the seven CSUSM students who are representing the university this school year as part of the STEAM Ambassadors program.  Leah Amparan, School of Education teaching credential student Amy Brunolli, School of Education teaching credential...
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November
10,
2020
| 11:36 AM America/Los_Angeles
For Sinem Siyahhan, change is an opportunity to challenge ourselves to reach new heights.When the associate professor of educational technology and learning sciences came to Cal State San Marcos in 2014, she set out to change the way her students app...
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November
06,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Daniela Carreon had been preparing for several months for the second Social Justice Symposium at Cal State San Marcos last spring when the coronavirus crisis began to disrupt nearly every aspect of daily life in the United States and beyond.   The...
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November
05,
2020
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nancy Meza knows how vital teachers are to a student’s success. It’s what inspired her to pursue teaching as a career. Knowing firsthand the impact a teacher can have on a child made it all the more special for Nancy to have her students present v...
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November
02,
2020
| 16:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Kimber Quinney has a deep and abiding interest in democracy.   For years, the Cal State San Marcos history professor served as the campus coordinator of the American Democracy Project, a national initiative focused on public higher education’s rol...
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October
30,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Shortly after the announcement was made in May that the fall semester would be primarily virtual, members of the Associated Students, Inc., Media and Communications Team (MCT) met to brainstorm ideas for reaching Cal State San Marcos students remotel...
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October
27,
2020
| 12:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Close your eyes for a moment and think about a scientist working on a life-saving vaccine or medical device. The image that pops into your head is more likely to be a white, middle-aged man working alone in a lab rather than someone who is Latinx or ...
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October
23,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
On a recent cool, fall Saturday morning with the leaves changing colors on the trees outside of his residence, Cal State San Marcos marketing professor Glen Brodowsky discussed his latest endeavor – a recently completed book he edited with professor ...
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October
22,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kristine Diekman is a professor of art, media and design at Cal State San Marcos, where she teaches media theory and production, and sound studies. She’s also a media artist working in documentary and experimental film, new media and community-based ...
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October
21,
2020
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Reza Kamali, associate professor of electrical engineering, and Dr. Ricardo D. Fierro, associate dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, received a $107,432 supplemental award for the Hispanic-Serving Institutions...
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October
20,
2020
| 07:49 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. Kn...
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October
15,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Every year, Cal State San Marcos’ College of Business Administration executes a highly successful program for its students called Business Professional Development. It’s taught by Executives in Residence, a group of experienced business profession...
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October
14,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Noted author, musician and activist Simon Tam will be the featured speaker for an Arts and Lectures webinar titled “Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took on the Supreme Court.” The free Zoom webinar is at 6 p.m. on Oct. 28. RSVP online ...
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October
13,
2020
| 13:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
In the fall of 2016, Cal State San Marcos student Jake Northington took a photography class for the first time as part of his pursuit of a degree in visual and performing arts.  For the final project, lecturer Nancy diBenedetto instructed students...
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October
13,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Betina Scott saw that Cal State San Marcos was looking for a person to launch a new program to support faculty at the university, she explored the job description with curiosity. The position sought someone who’s a licensed clinical social wo...
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October
12,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Juliana Abraham’s epiphany about what to do with her life occurred when she was barely a teenager. Abraham’s life to that point had been devoted to gymnastics, the sport she loved and excelled at on a national level. At 12 years old in 2015, she w...
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October
11,
2020
| 17:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
Financial hardship is overwhelmingly one of the most common reasons a college student places their education on hold. But thanks to the generosity of Cal State San Marcos employees who called “dibs,” an unexpected expense doesn’t have to derail dream...
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October
05,
2020
| 08:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
It has been an exciting start to the fall semester for Cal State San Marcos’ Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a student organization advised by software engineering professor Simon Fan. The group received a $10,700 donatio...
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October
02,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Stephanie Hebert was looking forward to the launch of Cal State San Marcos’ post-consumer composting program last spring. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Plans to start the program at the University Student Union, home to most campus dining servic...
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October
01,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
On Oct. 10, 2019, the Saddle Ridge fire erupted in northern Los Angeles just as residents were settling in for the night. Over the next 20 days, the wildfire incinerated 8,799 acres, damaged or destroyed 107 structures, injured eight people and cause...
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September
30,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Eric Tippeconnic’s father worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, which meant that his childhood was like the American Indian version of being a military brat.  Tippeconnic was born in Nome, Alaska. He spent his formative years on the Hoopa reser...
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September
28,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Giancarlo Vallejo is thinking big when it comes to his fledgling company, Proper Cell Biotechnologies. “I want to be one of the largest biotech companies in San Diego,” Vallejo said. “I want to bring a lot of talent from Cal State San Marcos. I kn...
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September
25,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Megan Hansen began envisioning life as a physical therapist very early. At a martial arts class one morning a dozen years ago, she watched her mom spar with the instructor and, in throwing a roundhouse kick, her mom tore her ACL, a major ligament in ...
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September
24,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Associated Students, Inc., Board of Directors has approved allocating undesignated portions of its reserves to help students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The reallocation was approved at the ASI Board of Directors’ Sept. 4 meeting. “O...
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September
23,
2020
| 10:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
In late August, one week before the start of the school year, Jose Melo was invited to an impromptu, one-on-one Zoom meeting by the principal of Valley Center Middle School, where Melo has taught for the last eight years.  That’s unusual, Melo tho...
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September
23,
2020
| 10:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Joseph I. Castro, Ph.D., to serve as the eighth chancellor of the California State University. Castro has served as the eighth president of California State University, Fresno sinc...
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September
22,
2020
| 16:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will have an on-campus election polling location from Oct. 31-Nov. 3. The polling site will be at the Clarke Field House next to The Sports Center. Parking will be available in Lot L and Parking Structure 1. The poll will b...
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September
21,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kayla Nguyen knows first-hand the challenges that come with being a first-generation college student. For Nguyen, it’s occasionally compounded by being a first-generation American. One of those challenges was trying to explain to her family why sh...
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