CSUSM NewsCenter (communityengagement)

2017
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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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
July
19,
2016
Toni Olivas and her colleagues noticed a common element among many freshmen as they arrived on campus at Cal State San Marcos: The students didn’t understand the research process. CSUSM helps freshmen overcome that through the General Education Li...
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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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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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October
23,
2015
Malala Fund co-founder Shiza Shahid, who has been at the forefront of fighting for female access to education worldwide and who helped care for Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai after the Nobel Laureate was shot, will be the guest speaker ...
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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
28,
2015
Xuan Santos is paying it forward. Santos, who grew up in a struggling Los Angeles neighborhood overwhelmed with crime and poverty, earned a Ph.D. at UC Santa Barbara and is now a professor of sociology at Cal State San Marcos thanks in large part ...
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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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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
25,
2015
The theatre program at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is pleased to present Twilight, Los Angeles: 1992, a play by award-winning playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith, April 10-19. In 1991, the violent police assault of African...
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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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March
25,
2015
None of the CSUSM student actors in Director Kaja Dunn’s production of Twilight, Los Angeles: 1992 remember the 1991 police assault of African American Rodney King, an event that ignited international outrage after being captured on videotape and air...
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March
25,
2015
The statistics are sobering. Every year one in three adults ages 65 and older experiences a fall. As a result many suffer fractures, injuries and, in some cases, even death. Falls are a leading cause of hospitalizations among the elderly. Hyun Gu ...
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March
05,
2015
20th anniversary conference keynote speaker is Olympic Medalist John Carlos Two upcoming annual conferences at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) are aimed at providing educationally-at-risk regional youth—particularly African American...
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February
05,
2015
Once known only as the hidden jewel of North San Diego County, California State University San Marcos is no longer this region’s best kept secret. Now in its 25th year, the institution has received national accolades, distinguishing itself as an inno...
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January
28,
2015
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has been designated a Top School by Military Advanced Education in its 2015 Guide to Colleges and Universities. The guide, which measures best practices in military and veteran education, recognizes scho...
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January
21,
2015
Patricia Prado-Olmos, a respected professor and director of the Alliance to Accelerate Excellence in Education at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), has been named the University’s new Vice President of Community Engagement. Prado-Olmos ...
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January
21,
2015
For many in North San Diego County, an evening of art and culture might include a 45-minute drive south to the San Diego metropolitan area or a 90-minute drive north to Los Angeles. But a new coalition of artists, educators, art administrators and ci...
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January
07,
2015
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced in January that California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is the recipient of the 2015 Community Engagement Classification, recognizing the institution’s commitment to engagement ...
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2014
December
09,
2014
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes institutions of higher education that ...
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December
04,
2014
Brenda Hall, a lifelong educator and director of the North County Professional Development Federation (NCPDF), was honored with the Fran Aleshire Award for her outstanding leadership and regional involvement at the San Diego North Economic Developmen...
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June
09,
2014
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is proud to honor sponsors of its annual gala. The 2014 “As Time Goes By” gala will be held on June 21 from 6 to 11 p.m. in the University’s new University Student Union.The CSUSM gala is the premier Nor...
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May
07,
2014
Agreement Guarantees University Admission to Graduating SeniorsWho: California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) President Karen Haynes, Murrieta Valley Unified School District (MVUSD) Superintendent Pat Kelley and other champions for improving uni...
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