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2022
June
21,
2022
| 16:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
Mark Baldwin had an indelible impact at Cal State San Marcos, one that is still felt more than a decade after he retired from the university.“He worked really hard to create space for all voices and making people feel like they were a part of the pro...
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June
08,
2022
| 17:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
The California State University will host its inaugural symposium dedicated to the holiday of Juneteenth this month.The two-day event will take place June 15-16 at Cal State Dominguez Hills. It also will be streamed live at CalState.edu/Juneteenth. T...
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May
18,
2022
| 08:52 AM America/Los_Angeles
It was Cai Steffler’s first week at his new job, and as he was settling in for his third day of work he became startled when he looked down and saw a German shepherd at his desk. Steffler didn’t grow up around dogs, and he was apprehensive.  At first...
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May
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Mike Feil’s work as a chef has taken him across the country – and back.While Feil has worked in well-known destinations like Hawaii, San Francisco and Santa Barbara, he also has honed his craft in lesser-known places, from a remote fishing lodge near...
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May
05,
2022
| 12:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
After more than a year of gathering input, vision casting and prioritizing our goals, Cal State San Marcos has solidified its new institutional strategic plan, “The Power of CSUSM,” which will guide the campus for the next five years. The university ...
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May
04,
2022
| 14:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Three members of Cal State San Marcos’ Facilities Development and Management team were recently honored with citizen commendations for their help in the apprehension of suspects in a burglary on campus in March.Two suspects broke into the Arts Buildi...
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April
20,
2022
| 09:43 AM America/Los_Angeles
Registration is still open for the HSI Summit, a free two-day event that is working toward closing the equity gaps for Latinx students and liberating the Latinx community from barriers to success at Cal State San Marcos.Workshops, a keynote address, ...
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March
15,
2022
| 13:40 PM America/Los_Angeles
If you have noticed what seems like an inordinate amount of activity in the hallways of Craven Hall, you’re not imagining things.The Planning, Design and Construction staff has been shuffling offices around in preparation for a major repair project o...
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March
14,
2022
| 09:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
In 1986, a congressional resolution established the fourth Saturday in February as National TRIO Day to commemorate the annual achievements of federal TRIO programs in communities across America. TRIO programs are federal outreach and student service...
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March
08,
2022
| 07:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to participate in the annual Social Justice Symposium, a two-day hybrid event that includes workshops and roundtable discussions surrounding social justice topics.The eve...
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March
02,
2022
| 15:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ much-anticipated on-campus dining cafe was among countless projects and plans upended in spring 2020.Despite the unexpected delay, the newly named Campus Way Cafe is back on track. Construction began Feb. 21 on the 8,000-square-...
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February
21,
2022
| 16:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
The sharing of our history evolved from cave drawings to eventual oral stories passed down by word of mouth from generation to generation.So when Cal State San Marcos’ Black Student Center decided to team up with the library special collections group...
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February
09,
2022
| 16:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
When John Rawlins III set out last fall to create an achievement program for Cal State San Marcos’ Black Student Center, of which he’s the director, he knew just where to turn for inspiration. Ujamaa.  It might not roll off the tongue, but that word ...
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February
09,
2022
| 15:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is signing an agreement this month with a group of community-based organizations representing the interests of Black students that strives to increase educational access and social mobility.On Feb. 26, CSUSM President Ellen Neufe...
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January
31,
2022
| 13:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
In the United States, February is Black History Month. At Cal State San Marcos, it’s Black Excellence Month.  For John W. Rawlins III, director of the Black Student Center, the difference is more than semantics. It signifies that Black history should...
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January
10,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the first person in her family to graduate from college, Jennifer Ostergren could have been forgiven for thinking she had made it.Far more than a mere bachelor’s degree, Ostergren had earned a master’s and even a doctorate as well. She was a longt...
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2021
December
07,
2021
| 11:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
CSUSM broke Giving Day records last week, raising $457,193 in just 24 hours – making it the highest single day of collective giving in university history.“I am awestruck by the generosity of so many,” said Jessica Berger, vice president for Universit...
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December
02,
2021
| 12:31 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ University Police Department is accepting donations for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign until Dec. 16. New, unwrapped toys can be brought to the lobby of UPD, which is at 425 La Moree Road. No donation is seen as too sma...
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December
01,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos again stands among the national leaders in the social mobility of its graduates, according to new rankings by the online publication CollegeNET.  CSUSM ranks 32nd nationally out of more than 1,500 schools measured in the eighth a...
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November
19,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jessica Berger wasn’t due to start her new job as Cal State San Marcos’ vice president of University Advancement for two more months when she visited campus for commencement last May.The fact that Berger wasn’t officially working for CSUSM yet was ir...
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November
16,
2021
| 09:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Noemi Ramirez discovered a passion for the stock market through a high school competition in which she helped her school take second place.Ramirez planned to continue working toward a career that allowed her to pursue that interest after enrolling at...
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November
12,
2021
| 16:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
In response to the ongoing urgent need to support students experiencing food insecurity during the pandemic, the Cougar Pantry at Cal State San Marcos has moved into a larger space that will enable it to offer expanded services. Associated Students, ...
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November
09,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a child, Aswad Allen heard a familiar refrain from the adults in his life: Get some fat on your head.It meant that he should seek knowledge and the understanding that goes with it.It’s a phrase that still resonates with Allen. He watched his paren...
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November
08,
2021
| 13:27 PM America/Los_Angeles
Waves of Flags, Nov. 8-10 Miniature American flags will be staked in the grass by Forum Plaza, showcasing CSUSM's approximately 1,700 military-connected students on campus. Veterans Day Celebration, Nov. 9, noon-1 p.m.  Signature celebration...
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November
03,
2021
| 17:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Throughout the month of November, Cal State San Marcos will be celebrating and recognizing the contributions of American Indians with a series of special events as part of Native American Heritage Month.Now more commonly referred to as American India...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Globe for All Tour, presented by The Old Globe theater, visits Cal State San Marcos on Nov. 2 for a free performance of “Shakespeare: Call and Response.” The event is at 4 p.m. at the University Student Union. No tickets or registration are neede...
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October
13,
2021
| 11:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
Associated Students, Inc., is celebrating its 30th anniversary throughout the 2021-22 academic year with numerous events to reminisce, enjoy moments together in the present and look toward the future. ASI invites alumni, current students, faculty, st...
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October
05,
2021
| 17:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Cal State San Marcos President Ellen Neufeldt walked over to the University Student Union for her Report to the Community last week, the contrast from her previous address nearly eight months ago was striking.The campus was abuzz with activity, ...
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October
04,
2021
| 10:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
October is recognized across the country as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It was first observed in 1987 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and two years later was officially designated as such by Congress. It’s a way to connect...
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September
23,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
It seemed like a simple enough assignment. A time capsule had been buried at Cal State San Marcos 25 years ago, and the location in the center of Craven Circle had been marked with a large granite plaque.As the date of the long-awaited unveiling appr...
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