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2017
December
21,
2017
As the end of the year quickly approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2018. But before putting the finishing touches on your list of New Year’s resolutions, let’s take a look back at some of the many successes at CSUSM in 2017, and some of ...
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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
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
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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August
24,
2017
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes opened the 2017-18 academic year with her 14th CSUSM Convocation address on Thursday, Aug. 24. Speaking to hundreds of CSUSM faculty and staff members, she highlighted recent University achievements and ...
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August
24,
2017
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at California State University San Marcos, kicks off its fall lineup with “Leading America's Movement for Cleaner Rivers with Chad Pregracke” on Thursday, Aug. 31. This season boasts a diverse selection...
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August
23,
2017
Being sentenced to prison wasn’t the most terrifying experience of Martin Leyva’s life. When you’re arrested for the first time at age 13 and you spend the next two decades in and out of jail and prison, it’s easy to become accustomed to life behi...
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August
14,
2017
Patricia Reily has excellent timing when it comes to helping Cal State San Marcos student veterans. For Jason Sneddon, it was chatting with Reily at an Operation Connect event. For Ankit Panchal, it was simply waking up from a nap at the right mom...
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August
11,
2017
One of the attributes that attracted Ed Price to Cal State San Marcos was the opportunity to be on the ground floor in developing new programs. “Having been involved in the development, for instance, of our applied physics degree, it’s tremendousl...
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August
08,
2017
Glen Brodowsky is a popular guest at dinner parties. While some might pick up a bottle of wine on the way to someone’s home, Brodowsky arrives with a basket of homemade breads. “They say man cannot live by bread alone,” Brodowsky said. “Watch m...
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July
31,
2017
Julie Jameson knows the importance of Cal State San Marcos’ STEM Summer Scholars Program for students. Jameson, an associate professor of biology at CSUSM, and fellow biology professor Betsy Read direct the program, which provides students an oppo...
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July
26,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Students in Cal State San Marcos’ Summer Scholars Program will present their work during the Summer Scholars Showcase from 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Aug. 9 in the campus’ University Student Union Ballroom. The event is free and op...
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