CSUSM NewsCenter (community)

2018
April
04,
2018
CSUSM students volunteered their day off of school to honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist César Chávez with a special all-campus community service day on Friday, March 30, 2018. More than 300 students spent a collective 1,000 hours ser...
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February
14,
2018
Cal State San Marcos students have the chance to learn about internship opportunities during the CSUSM Spring 2018 Internship Fair on Feb. 22 in the USU Ballroom. More than 90 companies and organizations are expected to attend the fair. A complete...
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February
08,
2018
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes highlighted the University’s accomplishments in meeting the challenges facing higher education during her 14th annual Report to the Community address on Thursday morning. “Although we find public higher ...
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February
05,
2018
San Marcos, CA – Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes will deliver her 14th annual Report to the Community on Thursday, Feb. 8. More than 600 individuals representing a broad cross section of regional business, nonprofit, education and gove...
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2017
September
05,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Tiffany Shlain, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and founder of The Webby Awards, will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 ACE Women’s Leadership Forum hosted by Cal State San Marcos on Friday, Oct. 13. The theme for the event is “Moving t...
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June
14,
2017
Scott Ybarrondo will be sworn in as California State University San Marcos’ new police chief during a ceremony at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20. Lt. Jesus Flores, who had been serving as CSUSM’s interim police chief, will conduct the swearing-in cere...
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June
01,
2017
Talk about getting involved. Thanks to a new Democracy in Action initiative launched this year at Cal State San Marcos, scores of students spent the spring semester working with the city of San Marcos on endeavors that included strategies to reduc...
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May
05,
2017
Talk about going above and beyond. A pair of Cal State San Marcos anthropology students who served as note takers during focus group discussions in creating a new Civic Action Plan at CSUSM took the initiative to author a separate analysis investigat...
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March
13,
2017
California State University San Marcos will host “Latina Leaders,” the second edition of its Women Breaking Boundaries speaker series, on Monday, March 27. The distinguished speaker series is held once each semester, featuring successful women lea...
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February
03,
2017
At a Thursday morning gathering of over 600 individuals representing a broad cross section of regional business, nonprofit, education and government leadership, Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes highlighted University accomplishments and tr...
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2016
December
07,
2016
It may sound simple – songs loaded on an iPod – but Sean Griser knows simple things can change peoples’ lives in meaningful ways. So when his psychology field research class gave him the opportunity to put the compassionate care practices he was l...
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October
10,
2016
Democracy depends on it. That’s the message from Dr. Scott Gross, Associate Vice President of Community Engagement, and Dr. Kim Quinney, Assistant Professor in History and campus coordinator of the American Democracy Project, who are spearheading ...
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September
02,
2016
There have been many headlines about the relationship between citizens across the country and those in blue. But the police department at California State University San Marcos is working hard to set the record straight – they work with community mem...
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March
29,
2016
CSUSM Police Officer Matthew Curran and a team of 19 California State University (CSU) Police Department members participated in what might be considered the largest police foot pursuit in the world, the Baker to Vegas competition (B2V), finishing in...
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March
29,
2016
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Police Department’s explosive detection canine Armor was outfitted last week with a ballistic protection vest courtesy of the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc. The nonprofit based i...
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March
07,
2016
College students from the local area will soon have the opportunity to apply for research assistant positions in a wide variety of projects across the discipline of psychology in both animal and human models. This program was made possible by a $20,0...
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February
26,
2016
The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) to develop a program on American Indian digital media and culture. This is the first grant that CSUSM has been awarded from the Keck Foundation. ...
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February
25,
2016
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will host a Digital Drawing Curriculum Development Symposium at the School of Arts, March 3 – 4. This event is free and open to the public, faculty and students. The symposium is supported by a grant ...
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February
23,
2016
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is helping to ease the tax maze for students and the local community by offering free tax preparation and assistance beginning March 5. The two programs available are the Volunteer Income Tax Assistan...
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February
09,
2016
For 25 years Cal State San Marcos has trailblazed a new pathway in uncharted territory for public higher education. Defined by its strategic priorities—Academic Excellence, Student Life, Campus Climate, Community Engagement and Diversity and Educatio...
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February
01,
2016
When a group of California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) students started sending curriculum to a seven-student cohort in prisons throughout Southern California, they never thought their program would grow to more than 200 active students behin...
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January
26,
2016
California State University San Marcos’s (CSUSM) bomb dog, a four-year-old German Shephard named Armor, will be receiving a bullet- and stab-protective vest donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The organization, dedicated to the safety of law enfo...
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2015
November
30,
2015
Human trafficking and modern day slavery--and what actions can be taken to combat the problem--will be the focus of a December 2 Town Hall meeting at California State University San Marcos, involving CSUSM students, faculty and experts in the field. ...
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November
23,
2015
It is known as the Crown Jewel of San Diego. It is home to one of the most famous zoos in the world. But the first unified use of Balboa Park did not occur until the greenbelt played host to the 1915-16 Panama-California Exhibition celebrating the op...
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September
29,
2015
The vibrant culture, cuisine, dance and communities of Oaxaca, Mexico, will be celebrated at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) during the Guelaguetza Festival on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Forum Plaza and in the University ...
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August
05,
2015
A unique Cal State San Marcos initiative to improve college attendance and graduation rates—particularly among youth from underserved communities—reached a major milestone in May when the Lake Elsinore Unified School District became the tenth in the ...
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May
01,
2015
More than 65 young women took on the challenge of solving real-world problems through computer coding at the third semiannual Women’s Hackathon, a CSUSM-sponsored competition aimed at encouraging women to pursue computer science careers. The event, h...
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April
16,
2015
In celebration of Earth Day 2015, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is pleased to host several events, free and open to the public, in partnership with Associated Students, Inc. and the CSUSM Sustainability Club. Recycling Competition...
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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
25,
2015
In celebration of the University's 25th anniversary, CSUSM invites the region to Discover CSUSM on Saturday, April 11. This free, day-long open house is the perfect way for prospective students, families and anyone else interested in learning about C...
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