CSUSM NewsCenter (TopStory)

2017
December
08,
2017
Update: Dec. 10, 2017, 11:15 a.m. As danger from the Lilac Fire dissipates, CSUSM will continue to monitor the situation, but our campus will return to normal operations on Monday, Dec. 11. The University Library will reopen at midnight tonight. ...
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December
06,
2017
She is a seasoned marketing professional, works with an innovation startup in San Francisco and founded whyzze.com, a subscription mentorship site. But ask Misti Cain what her greatest accomplishment is, and she won’t hesitate to tell you. “Not be...
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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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December
04,
2017
When Cal State San Marcos alumni Ryan Beaton (’17) and Kristina Kalchev (’17) made a public service announcement last winter, the possibility of winning an award wasn’t exactly on their radar. ...
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December
04,
2017
It’s all about teamwork. That’s the message in the partnership between the Computer Science & Information Systems Department at Cal State San Marcos and Hunter Industries. ...
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November
28,
2017
Mr. Stalboerger went to Washington and Cal State San Marcos is the better for it. ...
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November
27,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos community will come together Nov. 28 to show their hearts in support of CSUSM Giving Day. Kicking off at midnight, the 24-hour campaign will bring together students, alumni, family members, employees and friends of the Uni...
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November
27,
2017
For at least one Cal State San Marcos student, the Beyond the Stereotype campaign wasn’t just about fostering conversations among the campus community. It was also an opportunity for personal reflection. “I’m questioning some things, and that’s OK...
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November
09,
2017
Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Services continued a week of events with its annual Veterans Day Observance on Thursday afternoon. CSUSM campus members joined student veterans and dignitaries in Markstein Hall for a ceremony followed by a reception...
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November
03,
2017
Dr. Konane Martinez, who serves as chair of the Cal State San Marcos Anthropology Department, has been appointed to the California Office of Binational Border Health Advisory Group, a move that places her in a position to influence binational partner...
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October
30,
2017
Lisa Flora is in the present, and that’s a sweet place. Flora has continued her rise among Cal State San Marcos runners during the 2017 women’s cross country season. But Flora also has a bright future in law enforcement. Along with her recent r...
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October
25,
2017
I did not know this would become my passion. I never aspired to be a university president. Well before my days as a dean, professor, social worker, or businessperson, this career path was not on my radar, especially as an undergraduate. So how the...
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October
24,
2017
Four journalists will participate in a panel discussion at Cal State San Marcos on the role of media in a healthy democracy. Sponsored by the American Democracy Project at CSUSM, the free event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the University St...
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October
19,
2017
Amid the excited roars of over 1,000 students and fans at Cougar Madness, CSUSM’s mascot debuted with a new look, feel and attitude, ready to help athletics compete to their full potential in NCAA Division II. Crash the Cougar surprised the crowd ...
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October
13,
2017
Eight guest speakers will tackle some of today’s leading issues at the inaugural TEDxCSUSM event on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Cal State San Marcos. The TEDxCSUSM event, which is licensed by TED, was organized by a team of CSUSM students. “We believe ...
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October
12,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society devoted to building appreciation for the Spanish language and Hispanic culture, has been recognized as the most outstanding chapter in the nation, and ...
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October
12,
2017
A conference-record 96 CSUSM student-athletes were named to the 2016-17 California Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic list, topping the list for the first time and ending UC San Diego's 11-year reign at the top. "This is an extremely pro...
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October
03,
2017
There was a time earlier this year when Dr. Lorna Kendrick thought she might take a position at another university. That was before she was introduced to the nursing faculty at Cal State San Marcos. “Meeting the faculty here changed my mind abo...
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October
03,
2017
CSUSM will host its annual Taste for Student Success, a lively outdoor festival showcasing gourmet cuisine, fine wines, craft brews, and premium spirits on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 3 to 6 p.m. Sponsored by Tri-City Medical Center, proceeds support stud...
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September
29,
2017
First-generation college students at Cal State San Marcos from underrepresented communities who are interested in pursuing graduate work will soon have numerous support services to help them reach their goal, thanks to a federal grant of more than $1...
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September
27,
2017
“I love working here because the mission of the university has social justice written all over it” -- Marisol Clark-Ibáñez Marisol Clark-Ibáñez was wrapping up the courses needed for a bachelor’s degree in literature when she took a sociology c...
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September
22,
2017
Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Center is a bit of a tight squeeze these days. That’s not surprising given that the number of student veterans the University serves has increased by 400 percent since 2006. “Simply put, we are bursting at the sea...
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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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September
12,
2017
A new class offered through Cal State San Marcos’ Fully Employed MBA Program is making a difference in the region by strengthening the North County arts scene. Students in marketing professor Don Sciglimpaglia’s Customer and Consumer Insight cours...
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September
11,
2017
Talk about leveling the playing field. Cal State San Marcos, determined to boost academic success and job readiness of computer science majors from low-income families, has secured a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation...
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September
11,
2017
“We’re innovative, we have quality students and we’re providing quality nurses” -- Deborah Bennett She began training as a nurse at the age of 14 in a small medical center serving the rural, border town of Deming, New Mexico. Today, Deborah Ben...
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September
08,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos Library has kicked off the 2017-18 academic year with a host of changes, including 24-hour access. Thanks to full funding support from a successful ASI student-fee referendum last spring, the “24/5 Zone,” located on the se...
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September
06,
2017
Standing in the courtyard at the McMahan House, Arturo Villalobos looks toward the dirt lot below. Today, it’s called Lot X, a place where Cal State San Marcos students pay discounted rates to park in exchange for a longer trek to campus. But n...
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September
06,
2017
Fans, student-athletes and the campus community celebrated the official acceptance into NCAA Division II last Thursday at the Sports Center. The public celebration, held at the start of the fall semester during CSUSM’s Weeks of Welcome, followed t...
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September
01,
2017
It’s about providing an opportunity to all. That’s the message from backers of “Homie UP: Youth Empowerment Program,” a new, four-year, $1.7 million, grant-funded initiative through the Cal State San Marcos-based National Latino Research Center, w...
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