CSUSM NewsCenter (csusm)

2017
December
07,
2017
Born and raised in the highlands of Kenya, Dr. David Bwambok was mesmerized by the healing powers in traditional medicinal plants often employed to treat villagers in place of modern pharmaceuticals. He set out to find out why, earning a Ph.D. fro...
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November
21,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Cal State San Marcos is ranked 24th in the nation among four-year schools in the “Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings.” The “Military Times Best” distinction, formerly known as “Best for Vets,” recognizes colleges and univ...
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November
20,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Dr. Keith Trujillo, a California State University San Marcos psychology professor and director of the university’s Office for Training, Research & Education in the Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the...
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November
09,
2017
Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Services continued a week of events with its annual Veterans Day Observance on Thursday afternoon. CSUSM campus members joined student veterans and dignitaries in Markstein Hall for a ceremony followed by a reception...
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November
08,
2017
San Marcos, CA – California State University San Marcos’ Veterans Services is hosting the University’s annual Veterans Day Observance at noon Thursday in Markstein 104 on campus. The event is free and open to the public. CSUSM President Karen Hayn...
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November
03,
2017
Dr. Konane Martinez, who serves as chair of the Cal State San Marcos Anthropology Department, has been appointed to the California Office of Binational Border Health Advisory Group, a move that places her in a position to influence binational partner...
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October
24,
2017
Four journalists will participate in a panel discussion at Cal State San Marcos on the role of media in a healthy democracy. Sponsored by the American Democracy Project at CSUSM, the free event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the University St...
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October
13,
2017
Eight guest speakers will tackle some of today’s leading issues at the inaugural TEDxCSUSM event on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Cal State San Marcos. The TEDxCSUSM event, which is licensed by TED, was organized by a team of CSUSM students. “We believe ...
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October
12,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society devoted to building appreciation for the Spanish language and Hispanic culture, has been recognized as the most outstanding chapter in the nation, and ...
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October
03,
2017
There was a time earlier this year when Dr. Lorna Kendrick thought she might take a position at another university. That was before she was introduced to the nursing faculty at Cal State San Marcos. “Meeting the faculty here changed my mind abo...
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September
29,
2017
Francisco Fernandez arrived in the United States in 2011 with dreams of pursuing an education so he could help his family in Mexico. Francisco took English classes, obtained his GED and enrolled in community college while working at a car wash to ...
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September
29,
2017
First-generation college students at Cal State San Marcos from underrepresented communities who are interested in pursuing graduate work will soon have numerous support services to help them reach their goal, thanks to a federal grant of more than $1...
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September
27,
2017
“I love working here because the mission of the university has social justice written all over it” -- Marisol Clark-Ibáñez Marisol Clark-Ibáñez was wrapping up the courses needed for a bachelor’s degree in literature when she took a sociology c...
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September
22,
2017
Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Center is a bit of a tight squeeze these days. That’s not surprising given that the number of student veterans the University serves has increased by 400 percent since 2006. “Simply put, we are bursting at the sea...
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September
19,
2017
San Marcos, CA – The Epstein Family Foundation has pledged $1 million in support of Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Center, the most significant gift in support of the University’s student veterans since the donation of the center building in 2014. ...
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September
19,
2017
Cal State San Marcos has hired Stacy Slagor as its director of development for the College of Business Administration. Slagor began her new position on Sept. 11. Slagor has more than 18 years of experience leading fundraising programs, including m...
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September
18,
2017
In February 2001, Eric O’Neill helped capture the most notorious spy in United States history, Robert Philip Hanssen. O’Neill will speak at Cal State San Marcos on Tuesday, Sept. 26, retelling a thrilling story of espionage while weaving in what i...
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September
14,
2017
California State University San Marcos has received the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the fourth stra...
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September
13,
2017
“Revolutionary Grain: Celebrating the Spirit of the Black Panthers in Portraits and Stories,” the latest installment of Cal State San Marcos’ Context Library Series, is currently on display in the University Library. Documentary photographer Suzun...
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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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September
12,
2017
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes has been honored as a National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Pioneer. The Social Work Pioneer Program was created to honor members of the social work profession who have contributed to the evoluti...
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September
11,
2017
Talk about leveling the playing field. Cal State San Marcos, determined to boost academic success and job readiness of computer science majors from low-income families, has secured a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation...
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September
11,
2017
“We’re innovative, we have quality students and we’re providing quality nurses” -- Deborah Bennett She began training as a nurse at the age of 14 in a small medical center serving the rural, border town of Deming, New Mexico. Today, Deborah Ben...
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September
08,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos Library has kicked off the 2017-18 academic year with a host of changes, including 24-hour access. Thanks to full funding support from a successful ASI student-fee referendum last spring, the “24/5 Zone,” located on the se...
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September
08,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos Latino Association of Faculty & Staff and University Police Department have teamed up to host the inaugural Lowrider Experience from 4-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 on campus. The event will showcase lowriders as an art fo...
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September
06,
2017
Standing in the courtyard at the McMahan House, Arturo Villalobos looks toward the dirt lot below. Today, it’s called Lot X, a place where Cal State San Marcos students pay discounted rates to park in exchange for a longer trek to campus. But n...
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September
06,
2017
San Marcos, CA – California State University San Marcos is hosting the symposium “Economic Growth Through Emissions Reductions,” a forum to discuss how we achieve economic benefits through reduced emissions, on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Major General A...
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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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September
01,
2017
It’s about providing an opportunity to all. That’s the message from backers of “Homie UP: Youth Empowerment Program,” a new, four-year, $1.7 million, grant-funded initiative through the Cal State San Marcos-based National Latino Research Center, w...
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August
28,
2017
The fall semester at Cal State San Marcos kicked off Monday with nearly three dozen new faculty, several new programs and the highest enrollment in campus history. President Karen Haynes, the most senior president in the CSU system, opened the 201...
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