CSUSM NewsCenter (Staff Announcements)

2019
November
22,
2019
| 06:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Fall semester is ending quickly and spring semester is right around the corner. Here are some parking updates and reminders for the coming semester. Parking Updates: Fall Semester permits will be expiring Jan. 8, 2020. Spring 2020 permits wi...
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November
05,
2019
| 12:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Employee of the Month Program recognizes two outstanding staff members every month. If you know of an exceptional staff member and would like to nominate them, please visit the Office of the President’s Employee of the Month website at: https://w...
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November
04,
2019
| 10:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
Mark your calendars, Cal State San Marcos will host one of six open forums that will be held across the California State University system over the next month as a special committee begins the search process for a new chancellor. The CSU Board of ...
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November
04,
2019
| 09:52 PM America/Los_Angeles
Update on Provost Search I am pleased to share with you an update regarding the search process for our next permanent provost and vice president of Academic Affairs. I am so grateful to the committee members for their willingness to undertake t...
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October
29,
2019
| 11:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
The University Library and a representative group of campus faculty and staff have been working since the summer to begin conceptualizing a campus makerspace to be created in the Kellogg Library. A makerspace is generally defined as “a place in which...
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October
28,
2019
| 05:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
DocuSign to Adobe Sign Electronic Signature Transition A campus notification regarding this transition was sent on Oct. 7, as our campus prepares to move our electronic signature platform from DocuSign to Adobe Sign. IITS has been working with cam...
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October
24,
2019
| 01:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
Due to planned road construction at the intersection of Campus Way and Barham Drive, there will be intermittent lane closures on Nov. 4 and Nov. 5. Powered cart access from the main campus to the Extended Learning building will be prohibited during t...
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October
17,
2019
| 06:48 PM America/Los_Angeles
Building marshals play a vital role in the evacuation process on campus. We are still actively recruiting building marshal assistance in numerous buildings on campus. The Cal State San Marcos building marshal program helps to facilitate the safe evac...
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October
16,
2019
| 12:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
MEMORANDUM DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 TO: Faculty & Staff FROM: Honorary Degree Committee Cathy Baur (chair), Sharon Hamill, Kamel Haddad and Patricia Prado-Olmos SUBJECT: Call for nominations for honorary degree recipients After receiving...
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October
10,
2019
| 12:26 AM America/Los_Angeles
Librarians will be available to answer questions for anyone curious about the CSU’s negotiations with Elsevier and Science Direct, your rights as a faculty author, or if you have ever paid an APC for a publication. The event will be held in Kellogg L...
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October
10,
2019
| 12:14 AM America/Los_Angeles
New electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have been installed on the first floor of Parking Structure 1. Six ChargePoint EV stations have been installed along the east side of PS1 on the first floor, and one ADA-compliant EV station has been instal...
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October
07,
2019
| 11:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
The end of the tax year is quickly approaching, which means W-2s will be issued soon. Please take a moment to verify your address listed at the bottom of your October 2019 paycheck dated 10/31/2019. If the address on your October paystub is incorrect...
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October
03,
2019
| 09:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Parking Lot L will be closed on Oct. 12 for asphalt resurfacing related to the pedestrian bridge accessible path. The lot will reopen on Oct. 13. ...
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September
26,
2019
| 07:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Approximately 10% of the U.S. adult population uses antidepressant medication, despite a relatively poor understanding of long-term health effects. Researchers in the Department of Kinesiology are interested in examining if individuals taking antidep...
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September
19,
2019
| 12:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
The "Stop the Bleed" program was developed to train people on the basic techniques of controlling and stopping a life-threatening bleed. The program is designed to work in any situation where there might be a bleeding emergency — not just in the even...
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September
12,
2019
| 12:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is recruiting for new Scholarship Review Committee members. Each year, a variety of scholarships are awarded from our CSUSM general scholarship application. This is made possible only through staff and fa...
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September
12,
2019
| 07:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Division of Student Affairs is proud to announce that our vice president, Dr. Lorena Checa, has been named this year’s recipient of the Scott Goodnight Award for outstanding performance as a dean/vice president from Region VI of the National Asso...
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September
05,
2019
| 12:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
The 2019 Employee Giving Campaign, “Our Promise,” formerly known as the California State Employees’ Charitable Campaign, has begun and will run through Thursday, Oct. 31. Established in 1957 to provide a single charitable fundraising drive in the ...
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August
28,
2019
| 11:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Due to the opening of the Extended Learning building (ELB) across from the main campus, only powered carts with license plates may drive to the ELB. Powered carts must access the ELB using Campus Way to North City Drive. Powered carts are prohibited ...
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August
28,
2019
| 08:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
Effective fall 2019, all members of the campus community can refer students to Cougar Care Network (CCN). The same services, advocacy and support that have been offered by SOAR remain and will now be folded into CCN. As CCN has been primarily for fac...
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August
28,
2019
| 08:31 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a reminder, we are always accepting nominations for Employee of the Month. For your nominee to be considered for the next month’s award, please submit your nomination by the 15th of every month. The nomination form can be found at: http://www.c...
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August
26,
2019
| 06:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
CSUSM’s popular employee giving campaign – Dibs – returns to campus! Kellogg Library, Markstein Hall, the Pardee Family Lounge – these CSUSM landmarks honor the generosity of donors who believe in CSUSM. Now, you can join them and temporarily name...
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August
23,
2019
| 07:08 PM America/Los_Angeles
Parking Reminders: • The first two weeks of the semester are highly impacted in the parking lots. Faculty/Staff Permits are also valid in general spaces. • Space availability now displayed at the entrance to Lots B, C, F, K, N, and PS1 or through...
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August
21,
2019
| 08:37 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Office of Undergraduate Studies has moved to the brand-new Extended Learning Building. First-Year Programs, the Academic Success Center, STEM Success Center (including Math Lab) and Writing Center are all on the second floor. We look forward to s...
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August
20,
2019
| 01:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
The annual fall craft fair is just around the corner, and we are looking for talented staff and faculty to participate. The event will be held Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kellogg Library terrace. If you are interested or need more informati...
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August
20,
2019
| 06:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
CSUSM Corporation and Extended Learning are excited to announce the opening of the new Extended Learning Building (ELB) this Friday, Aug. 23. Occupants of the building will move in just in time for classes to start. During the first week of school, a...
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August
20,
2019
| 06:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
The interactions between exercise and prescription medication are poorly studied. The purpose of this project is to examine the interaction between six weeks of exercise training and chronic antidepressant use on changes in body fat. We are looking f...
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July
31,
2019
| 06:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
Kellogg Library floors 3-5 will be closed to the public Wednesday, Aug. 14 for an employee professional development day. Floors 1-2 will remain open during the building’s regularly scheduled hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m., including the IITS Help Desk, first...
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July
31,
2019
| 06:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Office of Undergraduate Studies is thrilled to announce we are putting the “M” back in STEM! This fall the Math Lab and STEM SSC will unify as the STEM Success Center under the direction of the current math lab director, Jen Brich. From the ST...
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July
25,
2019
| 01:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Say an earthquake has taken place in close proximity to the campus. The fire alarms have been activated, indicating the need to evacuate the building. What do you do? As a Cal State San Marcos Building Marshal, you will quickly sweep your assigned fl...
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