CSUSM NewsCenter (cehhs)

2019
October
15,
2019
| 01:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
Isaias Torres frequently tagged along while his father, Luis, worked at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. Isaias did so out of necessity – he was in elementary school and his father couldn’t afford childcare. Some days, Isaias would ...
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October
04,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the planet continues to face serious threats, perhaps the biggest question each of us faces is, “What can I do?” Cal State San Marcos student Michelle Kang asked herself that question. Kang, who is double majoring in kinesiology and mathematics...
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September
09,
2019
| 08:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students Samantha Caracciolo and Janelle Esprit knew that attending the ACLU Advocacy Institute’s Advanced Advocacy Program would be a valuable experience. But the opportunity exceeded all expectations. The program had the ...
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September
05,
2019
| 06:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Facebook page for the organization Veterans Crisis Outreach contains some alarming statistics, numbers that keep William Felty up at night:  Military suicides are at their highest rate in 10 years;  20% of suicides nationally are comm...
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July
17,
2019
| 04:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos received a best practice award for Social Equity and Justice at the 16th annual California Higher Education Sustainability Conference on July 9 at UC Santa Barbara. The project was a collaboration between CSUSM’s sustainabilit...
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May
24,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
No wind, sun or beating rain could stop them. The class of 2019 showed up in large numbers with family, friends and supporters at this year's commencement ceremonies. This year's graduating class is the largest in California State University San Marc...
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May
13,
2019
| 07:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
As someone who has spent nearly a quarter century working in the construction industry, Kevin Dunn thought he had a handle on popular misconceptions about undocumented immigrants in the workforce. It wasn’t until the Cal State San Marcos sociology st...
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May
01,
2019
| 01:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 3,800 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On April 29, six standouts from the Class of 2019 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or s...
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April
24,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Joseph Robinson almost didn’t make it to Cal State San Marcos. After all he overcame to reach CSUSM’s doorstep – a childhood spent bouncing around the foster care system, stints in jail, a prison sentence – the thought that a math requirement woul...
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April
23,
2019
| 07:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
The University Police Department was honored earlier this semester by the Special Olympics at its annual Kickoff Brunch with an award as the “Most Valuable Rookie Agency.” CSUSM Police Chief Scott Ybarrondo was the keynote speaker at the event. UP...
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March
14,
2019
| 08:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos professor Christiane Wood has written the book on innovative education. Literally. Wood’s new publication, “The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers” (Routledge, 2019) provides an in-depth study of four early ed...
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February
06,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos alumnus Christopher Morales is participating in the 2018-19 California Senate Fellows program. Morales served as ASI’s vice president of student and university affairs in 2016-17. The Capital Fellows Programs, which are admini...
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January
10,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Suzanne Moineau still remembers how she felt after teaching a class as part of her doctoral program at UC San Diego. Moineau had stepped in when her mentor had to miss a class, and it proved to be a transformational moment. “I was totally hooke...
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January
02,
2019
| 07:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
Richard Armenta knows what it feels like to be the lost student in the back corner of a cavernous lecture hall.   He knows what it’s like to be just a face in a crowd, to feel removed from and intimidated by professors, to struggle to find his way...
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2018
December
04,
2018
| 08:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the end of the year approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2019. But before putting the finishing touches on your list of New Year’s resolutions, let’s take a look back at some of the most-talked-about stories of 2018. The University ...
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November
30,
2018
| 07:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
For the past 17 years, Dr. Eliza Bigham has watched her senior-level Human Development 497 class culminate in an evening project presentation in front of parents, friends and community partners. Each semester’s presentation, which she refers to as...
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November
20,
2018
| 10:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
The way Laurie Stowell sees it, writing has been the poor stepchild of public schools for far too long. The Cal State San Marcos professor of literacy is trying to change that through the San Marcos Writing Project, a comprehensive effort aiming to b...
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November
14,
2018
| 01:52 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Emiliano Ayala talks about how important the mission of the California State University system is to him personally, it’s the farthest thing from lip service.  Before he took over as the dean of Cal State San Marcos’ College of Education, Hea...
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November
14,
2018
| 10:25 AM America/Los_Angeles
On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the University community will come together for CSUSM Giving Day to support the causes closest to their heart and double their philanthropic impact with a dollar-for-dollar match. CSUSM Giving Day is held in conjunction with t...
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October
09,
2018
| 12:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
William Felty received the 22 Pushup Challenge in the fall of 2016. It was the year when the social media craze was sweeping the nation, similar to but on a smaller scale than the famous ALS Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014.  The idea was to do 22 pus...
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October
05,
2018
| 07:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos believes that there should be more Latinx teachers in public K-12 schools.   Now the University has the money to help accomplish that very goal.  Late last month, CSUSM was awarded a $2.7 million, five-year grant from the U...
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September
28,
2018
| 07:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
Some people structure their lives around acronyms like YOLO (You Only Live Once) or WWJD? (What Would Jesus Do?).  For Sharon Hamill, it’s all about WGYLM? The letters stand for “What Gives Your Life Meaning?” – she has trademarked both the phrase...
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August
31,
2018
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Robert Iafe, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, had his proposal for the Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions selected by the board of directors of the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation. CSUSM is one of just ...
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August
23,
2018
| 02:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
The fall semester at Cal State San Marcos kicks off Monday with more than a dozen new faculty, several new programs and 17,000 students. President Karen Haynes, the senior president in the California State University system, opened the 2018-19 aca...
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August
08,
2018
| 06:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is one of six California State University campuses that earned National Science Foundation funding to support educational opportunities for math and science students pursuing a K-12 teaching credential. CSUSM will receive $842...
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August
01,
2018
| 09:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
Perhaps you’ve heard, breast is best. Or, party at the breast, coined by the late Encinitas lactation trailblazer Vicki Wolfrum. They are catchphrases that many new mothers hear. They are simple, yet salient, slogans that align with the American Acad...
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July
17,
2018
| 05:27 PM America/Los_Angeles
North County San Diego teachers will gather at California State University San Marcos on Friday, July 27 for the fourth annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking for all California PreK-12 tea...
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June
07,
2018
| 08:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
The City of San Marcos is home to about 25,000 residents 50 years and older who are approaching retirement -- or are in the thick of it. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re ready to slow down. In fact, the San Marcos Senior Activity Center i...
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May
15,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The epiphany came when Mariana Arevalo was imparting a bit of parental advice to her oldest son as he was readying to enter high school. Education, she said, was of paramount importance. College, she emphasized, was the key to a better future. “Af...
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May
04,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
More than 3,500 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On May 1, five standouts from the Class of 2018 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or ...
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