CSUSM NewsCenter (CEHHS)

2017
December
14,
2017
Cal State San Marcos’ Senior Experience Program has helped regional businesses and nonprofits for a quarter of a century. Now, thanks to a gift from Malin and Roberta Burnham through the Burnham Fo...
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December
13,
2017
Anyone who has ever stepped into a patient ward at a hospital knows all too well that the cacophony of bed alarms and emergency signals can be a bit desensitizing. Administrators call it “alarm fatigu...
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December
12,
2017
Catalina Melendez isn’t fazed by a daunting schedule.  “It’s challenging, but it’s not unbearable,” said Catalina, who will graduate from Cal State San Marcos in May with a bachelor’s in speech-lan...
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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...
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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 ...
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June
28,
2017
North County San Diego teachers will gather at California State University San Marcos on Friday, July 28 for the third annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learn...
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June
21,
2017
“I have a passion for both teaching and research, and CSUSM’s environment allows me to excel and have a nice balance. There are not a lot of environments where you can do that.” -- Dr. Christina Ho...
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June
15,
2017
Robert Rivas always asks the boys who attend his Encuentros Leadership Academy what they’re going to do with their college degree. Among the common responses are pursuing a career as a lawyer, doct...
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June
05,
2017
California State University San Marcos has appointed Dr. Lorna Kendrick as its new director of the School of Nursing effective July 1. Dr. Kendrick has been the Director and Campus College Chair of...
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May
18,
2017
Irene Diggs took two Stuart Mesa Elementary School students to the nearby Marine Corps Mechanized Museum on Camp Pendleton hoping it would inspire them to write for an anthology project called “Voices...
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May
16,
2017
More than 3,300 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On May 1, six standouts from the Class of 2017 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achiev...
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April
24,
2017
Ana Hernandez knows the value of being bilingual in the teaching profession. At the end of March, she took 16 Cal State San Marcos School of Education students to the California Association for Bil...
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April
17,
2017
Carlos Olivares had a difficult time adjusting to life in the United States after moving from Mexico when he was 9. “I struggled a lot growing up,” Carlos said. “I struggled adapting to a new cultu...
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April
17,
2017
Five American Indian students wasted no time in getting acclimated to Cal State San Marcos’ School of Nursing last fall. The students are attending CSUSM through a recently awarded grant called Gra...
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March
30,
2017
Some people celebrate graduating from college with a brief vacation. Jacob Thum, who earned his kinesiology degree from Cal State San Marcos in spring 2016, devoted months to hiking the Pacific Cre...
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March
28,
2017
Erica Schulteis knows first-hand the benefits of the simulation program used by Cal State San Marcos’ Speech-Language Pathology Department. “It really builds your confidence,” said Erica, who will ...
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February
28,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos School of Nursing is offering free hands-only CPR training on Thursday, March 9. CSUSM nursing students will train as many people as possible how to perform hands-only CPR ...
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February
10,
2017
Eliza Bigham typically does a pre-trip visit before taking her Cal State San Marcos human development students abroad. It allows Bigham to finalize numerous details, including plans for the student...
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February
01,
2017
San Marcos, CA – California State University San Marcos’ nursing program has been ranked 12th in the state by RegisteredNursing.org. RegisteredNursing.org ranked the programs at 127 colleges and un...
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January
11,
2017
California State University San Marcos is hosting a one-day event on Friday, Feb. 3 for educators and students to learn how The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection can bring new underst...
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2016
December
22,
2016
The end of the year is a time of reflection for many before embarking on resolutions for a new year. What will you remember most from 2016? A heated presidential election cycle? The Syrian refugee ...
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December
20,
2016
Sinem Siyahhan is used to receiving incredulous looks when she refers to the first-person shooter video game “Halo” as family friendly. But Siyahhan, an assistant professor of educational technolog...
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December
06,
2016
Jacob Thum is better known as Fancy Pants on the Pacific Crest Trail. It’s a nickname he earned in the early stages of his quest to hike the 2,650-mile trail, which spans the U.S.-Mexico border nea...
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November
22,
2016
It’s not unusual for the veterans who participate in Operation Art to start with a cautious approach. “A lot of times they are hesitant and say they’re just going to watch,” said Marilyn Huerta, a ...
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November
14,
2016
Jessica Dockstader was understandably nervous heading off to participate in the Panetta Institute’s Congressional Internship Program in August. Jessica, a human development major at Cal State San M...
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October
31,
2016
Eliza Bigham knows from experience the importance of culturally appropriate toys for children in different countries. While on a trip to Vietnam with one of her Cal State San Marcos Human Developme...
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October
27,
2016
Faculty members in Cal State San Marcos’ human development program are in agreement when it comes to their students: The students all want to make a difference in people’s lives. “These kids want t...
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October
25,
2016
Dia de los Muertos has become more than just a holiday for Cal State San Marcos graduate Vanessa Martinez. Calaveras, or sugar skulls, represent departed souls. They originated from the Mexican hol...
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October
07,
2016
Youwen Ouyang has always been impressed by the young women who participate in the Women’s Hackathon at Cal State San Marcos. The event generates excitement among female high school and college stud...
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October
04,
2016
Erika Daniels says there are two common responses people outside the teaching community have when somebody says they want to be a middle school teacher: “Why would you want to do that?” or “You’re ...
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