CSUSM NewsCenter (Diversity)

2019
February
13,
2019
Staircases by their very nature are passageways. But one stairwell at Cal State San Marcos is causing passersby to pause. Spanning across two floors in the architectural center stairwell of Kellogg Library is a mural titled “In This Classroom, There ...
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2018
April
04,
2018
Throughout the month of April, CSUSM will hold a series of events focused on educating and raising awareness of issues within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied (LGBTQA) community. Sponsored by Associated Students, Inc., ...
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2017
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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February
22,
2017
His childhood home was the back of a liquor store, and he grew up with an adopted brother in an ethnically diverse family in a Boston suburb during a time of racial unrest. Today, Dr. Joe-Joe McManus is the new Chief Diversity Officer and Associate V...
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2016
November
02,
2016
Brandy Williams didn’t always plan to attend college. Now in her third year at Cal State San Marcos, Brandy was close to joining the military before her mom stepped in and encouraged her to try school first. Looking at a list of Brandy’s accomp...
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October
17,
2016
Ariel Stevenson made the most of her brief time in Washington, D.C., for the 17th National Role Models Conference hosted by Minority Access, Inc. Stevenson had the opportunity to tour the new National Museum of African American History and Culture...
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October
13,
2016
Tony Hicks was just 14 years old when he murdered Tariq Khamisa. The families of some victims would do everything in their power to make sure someone like Hicks is never released from prison. Not Khamisa’s father and sister. They are doing ever...
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September
14,
2016
Growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dr. Cynthia Chávez Metoyer had her sights set on studying theater arts in college and launching a career on Broadway – until she spent part of her senior year of high school with a nonprofit providing basic hea...
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September
01,
2016
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award today from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the t...
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August
26,
2016
San Marcos, CA – California State University San Marcos has been named a Top 100 university by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine for graduating minorities in 10 different disciplines. Diverse’s “Top 100 Undergraduate & Graduate Degree P...
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August
05,
2016
CSUSM study team receives national award for findings in 10-year study. ...
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April
25,
2016
There has been a concerted national effort to broaden the participation of women and members of traditionally underrepresented ethnic and racial groups in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for decades. While strides have been ma...
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March
29,
2016
Throughout the month of April, CSUSM will celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied (LGBTQA+) community through a series of events that will include lectures, discussions, art collaborations and a pride festival. Fo...
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2015
October
12,
2015
On Wednesday, Oct. 14, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will welcome Assembly Member Shirley Weber as the keynote speaker at the All People’s Luncheon. The event, which kicks off at noon in the University Student Union ballroom, is an a...
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September
15,
2015
Today California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) received the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipien...
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September
15,
2015
New center will support develop leadership and academic skills for lifelong success. ...
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January
29,
2015
A new series of thought provoking posters will be on display this spring at the Kellogg Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), exploring contemporary issues of cultural appropriation and social justice. The exhibit, titled “Beyond...
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2014
December
11,
2014
BestColleges.com has named California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) as one of the nation’s “Top 50 Colleges for Hispanic Students” for 2014. CSUSM ranked No. 20. To assemble its list of the best colleges for Hispanic students, BestColleges.c...
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November
04,
2014
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) celebrates American Indian Heritage Month in November. This month-long series of events is designed to showcase the culture, heritage, history and contributions of American Indians through different medi...
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October
02,
2014
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will celebrate Diversity Awareness Month in October with a series of events and lectures designed to highlight diversity on campus. "Diversity Awareness Month was established to create greater awarene...
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October
02,
2014
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of t...
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2013
December
03,
2013
On Friday, Dec. 5 California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Communication Department will host the 10th Annual Whiteness Forum, a culminating project for students in the course “Communicating Whiteness” taught by Professor Dreama Moon. The event...
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November
20,
2013
In 2002 a study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that employers are 50 percent more likely to interview applicants with white names—such as Emily or Matthew—than those with Afri...
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