CSUSM NewsCenter (philanthropy)

2017
December
14,
2017
Stella Clark once had a student who was forced to sneak into his grandmother’s nursing home at night to sleep on the floor because he had nowhere else to go. Clark, who founded the Modern Language ...
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November
27,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos community will come together Nov. 28 to show their hearts in support of CSUSM Giving Day. Kicking off at midnight, the 24-hour campaign will bring together students, alumni...
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October
03,
2017
CSUSM will host its annual Taste for Student Success, a lively outdoor festival showcasing gourmet cuisine, fine wines, craft brews, and premium spirits on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 3 to 6 p.m. Sponsored...
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2016
November
23,
2016
Buzz is building about the University’s annual day of philanthropy, CSUSM Giving Day, which kicks off at midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 29. A day to give back to Cal State San Marcos, CSUSM Giving Day w...
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November
22,
2016
An experienced entrepreneur and a former CEO, Emilie Hersh knows a thing or two about the importance of a solid business education. Which is a big reason why she and her husband, Mark, a longtime empl...
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June
27,
2016
Hundreds of individuals from the North San Diego and Southwest Riverside philanthropic, government and business communities gathered to celebrate another successful academic year at the California Sta...
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June
13,
2016
Call it a wise investment. That’s how Dr. Ann Bersi frames her generous contributions to Cal State San Marcos—contributions that have endowed the annual Harry E. Brakebill Distinguished Professor A...
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2015
December
07,
2015
It’s been five years since Donald Shiley, the biomedical engineer and inventor of the Bjork-Shiley prosthetic heart valve and numerous other medical devices that saved lives, passed away. For his wido...
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December
05,
2015
Key to the soon-to-be-launched CSUSM music major is the recently opened music and piano lab. The lab includes 30 new, 88-key digital pianos, a huge improvement over the limited number of 61- key model...
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November
30,
2015
On December 1, CSUSM will kick off the global effort of Giving Tuesday with CSUSM Giving Day - a day to give back to Cal State San Marcos. Giving Tuesday, which follows Black Friday and Cyber Monda...
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September
10,
2015
Cal State San Marcos student veteran Maylin Caldwell was one of 23 awardees—one from each of the CSU campuses—recognized on September 8 by the CSU Board of Trustees and the CSU Foundation Board of Gov...
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August
01,
2015
Watch the Forward Together campaign video and learn more about why Cal State San Marcos is so passionate about its mission to prepare future leaders, build great communities and solve critical issues....
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July
13,
2015
Edgar M. Gillenwaters has been retained as the new senior director of principal gifts in the Division of University Advancement at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). Gillenwaters, who joi...
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July
09,
2015
Leaders from the San Diego and Riverside County philanthropic, government and business communities came together with students, alumni, faculty and staff to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Californi...
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June
03,
2015
It’s often said that nursing is not just a career, it’s a calling – and that certainly was the case for Jean Doan Quinby. As a young girl living in New York City in the late 1920s and early 1930s, ...
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June
02,
2015
While walking under the rotunda of Craven Hall, studying in Kellogg Library or getting your heart pumping on Mangrum Track and Field, have you ever wondered about the history behind the names of CSUSM...
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June
02,
2015
It all started when Peter Zwick spotted an advertisement in The Chronicle of Higher Education calling for applications from individuals interested in establishing CSUSM’s political science department....
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June
02,
2015
August 16, 2015 is the momentous day that Ruth Ann Waters turns a century old. A native San Diegan, she has certainly seen the world change significantly. In her lifetime, the United States has had 17...
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June
01,
2015
An enthusiastic leader on campus, Katie Boggs is excited to share her love for CSUSM and leave a legacy at the University for years to come. In her role as chair of the Student Philanthropy Counci...
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May
01,
2015
More than 65 young women took on the challenge of solving real-world problems through computer coding at the third semiannual Women’s Hackathon, a CSUSM-sponsored competition aimed at encouraging wome...
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February
12,
2015
Home to a one-of-a-kind program that provides support to former foster youth pursuing their college degree, the new Jan and Esther Stearns Center for ACE Scholars officially opened its doors at a gran...
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February
05,
2015
What: Official grand opening and dedication of the Jan and Esther Stearns Center for ACE Scholars, home to a one-of-a-kind program at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) that provides suppo...
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2014
September
04,
2014
Jan and Esther Stearns have announced plans to donate $1 million to name the Jan and Esther Stearns Center for ACE Scholars, home to a one-of-a-kind program at California State University San Marcos (...
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June
26,
2014
A classroom in Science Hall 2 underwent a major renovation that transformed the space into new laboratories to benefit undergraduate learning and faculty research in physics, thanks to a $60,000 gift ...
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June
25,
2014
A classroom in Science Hall 2 underwent a major renovation that transformed the space into new laboratories to benefit undergraduate learning and faculty research in physics, thanks to a $60,000 gift ...
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June
23,
2014
Living on three continents in three decades, CSUSM scholarship recipient Andreas Feia has had a long journey to college graduation.Born to a Swiss mother and American father, his childhood was anythin...
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