CSUSM NewsCenter (Community)

2020
February
10,
2020
| 01:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Black History Month has been celebrated in this country for nearly 50 years, double that if you consider it began as a weeklong celebration in 1926. But instead of simply celebrating history, Cal State San Marcos takes it to another level of honor...
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February
07,
2020
| 06:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
One of the first calls Ellen Neufeldt made last summer when she learned that she had been appointed the new president of Cal State San Marcos was to the university’s first president, Bill Stacy.  Neufeldt happened to know Stacy already, as their p...
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February
04,
2020
| 07:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Alessandra Colfi is an expressive arts therapist who worked with patients at the San Diego Cancer Research Institute. She also is a practicing Buddhist fascinated with Eastern culture.  So, one day about eight years ago, Colfi stumbled upon the id...
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January
29,
2020
| 05:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
Take a walk around an institution of higher learning, and you’ll witness students, staff, professors and deans either lost in thought or interacting about something important. The last thing campus community members want to think about is what would ...
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January
21,
2020
| 10:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
Rare is the provost who puts a relatively young university on the path toward adding more than a dozen new academic programs.  Rare is the faculty member who’s such an expert in his field that he has something named after him.  And rarest of al...
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January
08,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
When San Marcos city officials were looking for guidance on how to proceed with their plan to install public art in the emerging North City neighborhood, they knew just where to turn.  They went to their trusted community partner in Cal State San ...
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January
06,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Back in 1996, Lamine Secka left his job with the San Diego Police Department to work as a police officer at UC San Diego, the university he had graduated from the year before.  Almost 25 years later, college campuses remain his home away from home...
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2019
December
20,
2019
| 06:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the end of the year approaches, many are already looking ahead to a new decade. But before putting the finishing touches on your list of New Year’s resolutions, let’s take a look back at some of the most-talked-about stories of 2019.   Ne...
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November
25,
2019
| 12:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
View and download all homecoming photos. Homecoming 2019 was a hit at Cal State San Marcos. Pops of blue could be spotted across campus as the university celebrated a full week of festivities. The campus community was greeted with colorful banners...
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November
08,
2019
| 07:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
When he and his wife bought their first home in 2011, Jason Beyer was pleased to learn that just up the street, on Woodland Parkway in San Marcos, was located a park whose main feature is a memorial wall for military veterans.  Beyer is a military...
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November
05,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Maya Kummer was a struggling student at Cal State San Marcos, Campus Coffee was a piece of her therapy. Even on days when depression hit her hardest, she would leave Academic Hall with tears in her eyes, put on sunglasses and walk over to the...
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October
25,
2019
| 08:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
Update 2:50 p.m. As we continue to monitor wildfire activity in the region, we want to share that another wildfire - the Miller Fire - is burning in Valley Center and evacuation orders are in effect. The resources that we shared earlier today r...
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October
25,
2019
| 03:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
Update at 1:55 p.m. SDG&E has restored power to CSUSM’s main campus. The campus closure remains in effect through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 as university staff conducts safety checks and implements power restoration procedures. All classes,...
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October
22,
2019
| 05:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ellen Neufeldt arrived at Cal State San Marcos’ University Village Apartments on Aug. 23 with a smile and a friendly greeting for volunteers at move-in day. She posed for selfies with proud parents. Shook hands and introduced herself to staff. Warmly...
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October
16,
2019
| 08:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
When red-flag warnings of Santa Ana winds were issued in San Diego last week, Lindsey Rowell went into motion.  She participated in meetings of the top decision-makers at Cal State San Marcos. She educated colleagues on what the impacts would be i...
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October
16,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Change is coming to Cal State San Marcos next fall with an exciting, new dining experience focused on community, quality, value, sustainability and variety. The university’s dining café will open on the first floor of The QUAD in time for the star...
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October
11,
2019
| 11:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
It was a long summer for Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Services team. The group endured three moves around campus while the newly expanded and renovated Epstein Family Veterans Center was being completed. But it was well worth the wait. Studen...
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October
09,
2019
| 02:19 AM America/Los_Angeles
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at 4:57 p.m. With recent changes to California law, regional utility officials have warned that power may temporarily have to be shut off to customers in areas of high fire risk beginning Thursday, Oct. 10 to mitigate the r...
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October
07,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Before its recent renovation, the media production studios at Cal State San Marcos was a nice space for students, faculty and staff to explore and create utilizing a pair of traditional video studios with control rooms, overhead lighting and a large ...
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October
03,
2019
| 09:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
The pink patches are back at Cal State San Marcos. For the fifth year in a row, University Police officers are participating in the Pink Patch Project, a nationwide effort to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer. Throughout Octobe...
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September
25,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
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. 19 from 3 to 6 p.m. Proceeds support student success programs and scholarships. ...
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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
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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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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