CSUSM NewsCenter (topstory)

2019
September
16,
2019
| 01:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Cal State San Marcos’ Latin@ Center is partnering with campus organizations to present an exciting lineup of events. The month runs from Sept. 15 until Oct. 15 and is an opportunity to celebrate the...
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September
16,
2019
| 01:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
The CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care (formerly the CSU Institute for Palliative Care) has officially transitioned to its new name and introduced a new logo that reflects this milestone. Earlier this summer, CSUSM announced that the Institu...
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September
16,
2019
| 07:25 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Reza Kamali-Sarvestani is laying the foundation for a groundbreaking electrical engineering degree at Cal State San Marcos. The program’s founding faculty member came to CSUSM in August from Utah Valley University, where he served as an associ...
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September
11,
2019
| 07:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
Last fall, staff and faculty wasted no time calling dibs to temporarily name a unique campus landmark in support of students. The playful employee giving campaign, which debuted in fall 2018 and in its first year eliminated the funding gap of the Stu...
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September
09,
2019
| 08:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students Samantha Caracciolo and Janelle Esprit knew that attending the ACLU Advocacy Institute’s Advanced Advocacy Program would be a valuable experience. But the opportunity exceeded all expectations. The program had the ...
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September
05,
2019
| 06:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Facebook page for the organization Veterans Crisis Outreach contains some alarming statistics, numbers that keep William Felty up at night:  Military suicides are at their highest rate in 10 years;  20% of suicides nationally are comm...
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September
04,
2019
| 12:18 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ Pathways to Academic Success & Opportunities, commonly known as PASO, is one of 16 national finalists for Excelencia in Education’s 2019 Examples of Excelencia. The winners will be announced at the Celebración de Excelencia i...
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August
30,
2019
| 07:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up in Georgia, Holly Hampton dreamed of living in California at an early age. However, as she began to grow into a career as a librarian, she accepted that her plan was not going to come to fruition. In fact, her career was moving in the o...
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August
28,
2019
| 11:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Fox Russell visited Cal State San Marcos on Nov. 27, 2018 to sign paperwork for an endowed scholarship in honor of his late parents. The trip ended with an unexpected gift that is still being celebrated nearly a year later. Before Fox left camp...
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August
27,
2019
| 11:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jack Raymond has been part of Cal State San Marcos since the beginning – since before the beginning, actually. Raymond was among a small group of community leaders who led the charge to establish CSUSM in 1989. As the longest-serving chair of CSUS...
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August
27,
2019
| 08:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Thirty years ago, on Sept. 1, 1989, California Governor George Deukmejian signed into law Senate Bill 365, officially establishing California State University San Marcos. CSUSM’s founding ushered in an era of higher education in the United States,...
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August
26,
2019
| 08:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
The fall semester at Cal State San Marcos kicks off Monday with a new president, nearly two dozen new tenure-track faculty and more than 16,000 students. Dr. Ellen Neufeldt began her tenure as CSUSM’s fourth president on July 1, succeeding Dr. Kar...
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August
23,
2019
| 01:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
With its official opening on Aug. 26, Cal State San Marcos’ Extended Learning building moved from first shovel to first class in just 16 months. As the largest academic building on campus, the six-story, 135,000-square-foot EL building (ELB) brings a...
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August
21,
2019
| 05:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Xuan Santos has long advocated for increased representation at Cal State San Marcos of students who are formerly incarcerated or system impacted. As Santos, an associate professor of sociology, was completing his tenure process two years ago, he b...
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August
15,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ashley Reyes didn’t have an opportunity to participate in Clear the Air when Cal State San Marcos became a smoke- and tobacco-free campus in fall 2017. She knew about the program, but had graduated a semester earlier. Ashley is making the most of ...
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August
12,
2019
| 07:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
Greig Guthey still remembers the first environmental studies classes he taught at Cal State San Marcos. Students gathered on the third floor of Academic Hall in a room that had one small window that didn’t open. “You’re teaching about the food sys...
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August
08,
2019
| 09:22 PM America/Los_Angeles
Erik Groset is no horse racing junkie, but like many people in San Diego, he enjoys a nice summer day at the Del Mar racetrack – the gorgeous seaside setting, fun times with friends and family, laying down a little money to make it more interesting. ...
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August
05,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Living more than 3,000 miles from her family in Colombia isn’t easy for Cal State San Marcos student Silvia Sherman. Though Silvia is grateful for a strong support system of friends in North County, it’s still challenging being a single mom attend...
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August
02,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
By his own definition, Ed Ashley is a connector. That’s what ultimately drew him to education from the high-powered world of management consulting. “I am a dot connector,” he says. “I connect dots in all combinations, whether that’s student to com...
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July
30,
2019
| 09:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at Cal State San Marcos, will present a packed fall lineup that features multiple book authors and the actor who played Hodor on the HBO series "Game of Thrones." This season boasts a diverse selection ...
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July
25,
2019
| 12:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
A towering gold trophy with green pillars sits on a desk in Amber Puha’s office on the sixth floor of Craven Hall, the spoils of the Cal State San Marcos surfing team’s national championship in 2009.  It soon will be joined by a companion.  Ten...
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July
17,
2019
| 04:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos received a best practice award for Social Equity and Justice at the 16th annual California Higher Education Sustainability Conference on July 9 at UC Santa Barbara. The project was a collaboration between CSUSM’s sustainabilit...
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July
11,
2019
| 09:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Like millions of parents over the last half-century, Tom Holm read “Island of the Blue Dolphins” to his daughter when she was in elementary school. The classic 1960 children’s novel by Scott O’Dell chronicles the tale of a 12-year-old girl named Kara...
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July
03,
2019
| 10:31 PM America/Los_Angeles
Abrahán Monzón wasn’t focused on political or social issues as a young person from the Imperial Valley. But that all changed while attending UC Santa Barbara as an undergraduate. Abrahán started college in September 2008, just two months before Ca...
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July
02,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Merryl Goldberg knows a good leader when she sees one. When she met Dairrick Khalil Hodges early last year through their roles in the San Diego Creative Youth Development Network, she could tell immediately that he was something special.  “At the ...
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July
01,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Ellen J. Neufeldt officially has begun her tenure as Cal State Marcos’ new president as the university on Monday welcomed the fourth leader in its history for her first day on campus.  Neufeldt was appointed to the presidency in March by the C...
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June
24,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Located in the center of campus, a unique and symbolic concrete bench honors the indelible impact of President Karen Haynes and First Gentleman Jim Mickelson. The art installation, built into the northwest-facing hillside along Forum Plaza, is known ...
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June
20,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Rehabilitating fire-scarred hillsides by hydroseeding the terrain may cause more harm than good to the microbial composition of the soil, according to research by Cal State San Marcos students taking part in a groundbreaking new course funded through...
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June
18,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has a long history of successful Gala fundraisers to support student scholarships. But the 2019 Gala on June 8 was unlike any other. A special evening to celebrate the legacy of President Karen Haynes and First Gentleman Ji...
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June
13,
2019
| 08:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes received the Neil Morgan Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement during the 2019 Visionary Awards on June 6. It was the second time Haynes has been honored by local leaders in recent months. In May, the ...
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