CSUSM NewsCenter (business)

2017
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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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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August
08,
2017
Glen Brodowsky is a popular guest at dinner parties. While some might pick up a bottle of wine on the way to someone’s home, Brodowsky arrives with a basket of homemade breads. “They say man cannot live by bread alone,” Brodowsky said. “Watch m...
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June
26,
2017
Malin Burnham is guided by a noble philosophy: “Community Before Self.” It’s not just the title of his recent book or simply a phrase on his business cards. Those three words have guided Burnham through decades of helping to improve the San Diego ...
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June
26,
2017
Philanthropists Malin and Roberta Burnham have made a $225,000 gift through the Burnham Foundation to California State University San Marcos to establish the Burnham Leadership Experience in the University’s College of Business Administration (CoBA)....
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June
22,
2017
Ara Merhi didn’t start working in the restaurant industry because he entertained dreams of one day becoming a chef or owning his own restaurant. It simply worked well with his school schedule. But a combination of drive, work ethic and his time...
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June
12,
2017
California State University San Marcos’ College of Business Administration has launched an online Economic Dashboard to showcase the Business Confidence Index that it has developed in partnership with the San Diego Business Journal over the past two ...
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June
05,
2017
When it comes to building bonds between the College of Business Administration (CoBA) at Cal State San Marcos and local industry to grow the regional economy, Ed Ashley is at the head of the class. As CoBA’s Director of Business Community Relation...
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January
26,
2017
A comprehensive analysis authored by a team of Cal State San Marcos business students is propelling a proposal to transform a struggling, off-track betting facility at the Del Mar Fairgrounds into the region’s newest concert venue. “The work they ...
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2016
September
27,
2016
On Saturday, Oct. 22 from 3 to 6 p.m., the College of Business Administration will host its annual Taste for Student Success, a lively festival showcasing gourmet cuisine, wines and brews, and, this year, premium spirits from local distilleries. Spon...
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June
13,
2016
You could say that business is in Ken Markstein’s blood. His grandfather, Albert, was a selfless, hard-working entrepreneur that started his career by distributing beer by horse and wagon almost a hundred years ago. Today, Markstein Beverage Company ...
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January
21,
2016
There’s a difference between an international business and one that is truly global. Just ask Anne Randerson, a California State University San Marcos professor who teaches cross-cultural business communication. She should know. Randerson has live...
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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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October
30,
2015
In November 2016 Americans will go to the polls to elect the next U.S. president based on nearly two years worth of wooing from hopeful candidates. But will it be winning policy ideas or a winning personality that influences voters the most? At Cal S...
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October
22,
2015
On Thursday, Nov. 5, the Center for Leadership Innovation and Mentorship Building (CLIMB) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is scheduled to host an entrepreneurial leadership presentation, “Lessons from the Trenches,” by UGG Founder B...
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October
06,
2015
The concept for In the Executive’s Chair was inspired by the Bravo television series, Inside the Actor’s Studio. At the core of the show, highly regarded actors shift from celebrity to teacher, imparting words of wisdom to the next generation of acto...
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July
08,
2015
Cal State San Marcos business graduate Devon Greco wants to help folks focus. An entrepreneur now living in Philadelphia, Greco has developed what he calls the next generation in neurofeedback devices—a brain-training tool that helps improve atten...
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June
08,
2015
Jim Hamerly, Ph.D., has been named the new dean of the College of Business Administration (CoBA) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). Hamerly, who assumed the deanship on June 1, previously served as interim dean of the College since fa...
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April
30,
2015
Rincon Tribal Nursery has been selling everything from San Diego sunflower to Mohave yucca since opening near Valley Center some six years ago. But when it came time to decide whether to grow the small business nestled on a half-acre just south of st...
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March
26,
2015
The Center for Leadership Innovation and Mentorship Building (CLIMB) at CSUSM names Garry Ridge, president and chief executive officer of WD-40 Company, its “Outstanding Business Leader” for 2015. The annual award, which honors one exceptional busine...
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March
12,
2015
The Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) program at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has been ranked No. 19 out of 75 by Military Times in its 2015 list of Best for Vets: Business Schools, the publication announced March 9. The ...
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February
25,
2015
As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, we salute the faculty who are making a difference in our students' lives every day. Dr. Rajnandini Pillai is a leader. And the Cal State San Marcos professor of management—who also serves as executive director...
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2014
December
15,
2014
Sven-Anders Alwerud launched his business from a study room at Cal State San Marcos. Less than three years later, Jelly Skateboards are featured at some of San Diego County’s leading skate and surfboard shops. Revenue has more than tripled year over ...
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October
22,
2014
Sven-Anders Alwerud launched his business from a study room at Cal State San Marcos. Less than three years later, Jelly Skateboards are featured at some of San Diego County’s leading skate and surfboard shops. Revenue has more than tripled year over ...
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October
22,
2014
California State University Chancellor Timothy White shared his insights into leadership and his pathway to success to a packed auditorium of business students and community members in the course, “In the Executive’s Chair” this past September. As ch...
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October
02,
2014
Students attempting to transfer business credits from Mt. San Jacinto College to CSUSM can be assured not only that their courses will transfer but that they will graduate in a timely manner thanks to a new agreement signed by Mount San Jacinto Colle...
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September
10,
2014
Businesses today require employees at all levels to step into leadership roles to inspire and influence others to achieve a shared vision. To give students insight on the varying styles of successful leadership, the College of Business Administration...
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September
10,
2014
On Saturday, Oct. 4 from 3 to 6 p.m., the College of Business Administration will host its fifth annual Taste for Student Success, a lively festival inviting supporters and community members to sample gourmet cuisine, wines and brews in an unforgetta...
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June
23,
2014
This spring CSUSM’s College of Business Administration (CoBA) and Extended Learning offered for the first time a new course, Survey of Water Management in Southern California (MGMT 482), targeted at individuals working and interested in the water man...
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