Articles tagged with 'Students' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (Students)

2022
September
28,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Johnathan Rodney remembers the moment he failed a test in his precalculus class during his first semester of college. He thought the only way to tell if he was cut out to be in college was to put everything into his next test. If he failed again, he ...
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September
16,
2022
| 08:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has been awarded a nearly $3 million, five-year grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to invest in its newest education pillar, the COMPASS training program. COMPASS, which stands for Creating Oppor...
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September
15,
2022
| 12:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Viridiana Diaz began her tenure at Cal State San Marcos in mid-January, but it wasn’t until commencement four months later that she finally had time to pause and reflect.And, boy, did Diaz have a lot to reflect on.On her decision to leave Sacramento ...
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September
14,
2022
| 10:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Cal State San Marcos’ Latinx Center is partnering with campus organizations to present an exciting lineup of events. The month runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 and is an opportunity to celebrate the rich ...
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September
14,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
It may be slight hyperbole to say the United States changed forever in the summer of 2020.It’s not an exaggeration, however, to say sometimes it takes a monumental event to create a revolution.When the decision-makers within the California State Univ...
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September
12,
2022
| 09:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ed Price pursued physics as a discipline because he views science and technology as a beautiful way to better understand the world around us.Price also believes that kind of knowledge should be available to everyone, not just people – like him – who ...
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September
06,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Joshua Foronda knows all too well the struggles that many freshmen face as they adjust to college.Foronda failed multiple classes during his first year at Cal State San Marcos, landing on academic probation with a 0.6 grade-point average during the s...
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September
02,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As part of "Voices of CSUSM," a new feature in Steps magazine, communication student Bri Phillips shares her story of overcoming challenges as a first-generation college student....
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August
29,
2022
| 12:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is welcoming new and returning students to the start of the fall semester, which began Monday with what is expected to be the largest first-time freshman class in university history. For the first time since the pandemic began, t...
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August
24,
2022
| 10:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
Celeste Gottschalk wanted to create an event for incoming students to have a unique orientation experience. After seeing outdoor orientation programs at other universities, she wanted to bring a similar opportunity to Cal State San Marcos. Gottschalk...
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August
16,
2022
| 11:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
Even though she was armed with a bachelor’s degree, when Ciara Sanders began a master’s program in biological sciences at Cal State San Marcos in 2020, she was accompanied by the same nagging questions that afflict many underrepresented students in S...
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August
04,
2022
| 12:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Salma Rodriguez had trouble choosing a topic for her final project for her audio and videography class.Rodriguez’s Cal State San Marcos classmates wanted to do their final video project on something lighthearted, but she had something different in mi...
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August
02,
2022
| 14:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos welcomed 73 students on its campus this summer to conduct research as part of the Summer Scholars program, hosted by the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CSTEM).  The 10-week program concludes with the...
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July
27,
2022
| 08:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Julia Glorioso was in third grade, she took a field trip with her classmates to visit Cal State San Marcos. The trip was a way of getting young students to think about their educational futures. But for Glorioso, this was a trip to remember. A p...
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June
27,
2022
| 08:26 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will have a contingency of students and support staff walking in July’s San Diego Pride Parade for the first time since 2019.There will many returners representing CSUSM. A mixture of ages and cultural backgrounds will show the c...
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June
09,
2022
| 13:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Mariah Wade was only 15 years old when the injuries from a traumatic car accident changed her pathway to her college decision. She bruised a soft tendon between her neck and spinal cord, which affected her ability to walk for almost three weeks. Just...
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June
08,
2022
| 17:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
The California State University will host its inaugural symposium dedicated to the holiday of Juneteenth this month.The two-day event will take place June 15-16 at Cal State Dominguez Hills. It also will be streamed live at CalState.edu/Juneteenth. T...
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May
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Mike Feil’s work as a chef has taken him across the country – and back.While Feil has worked in well-known destinations like Hawaii, San Francisco and Santa Barbara, he also has honed his craft in lesser-known places, from a remote fishing lodge near...
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May
16,
2022
| 11:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
A history major without much interest in American history, Katelyn Peterson decided to tap into her love of old Western films when taking a risk on a topic for a recent research paper for her class on Native California history.The risk paid off.Peter...
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May
13,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Nicole Nutt was expelled as a high school freshman, she spent her time continuing to do the things that got her kicked out in the first place – drinking, drugs, fighting.Nutt was allowed to return to school as a junior, but she dropped out in th...
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May
11,
2022
| 11:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
Yo trabajo con mis manos para que tu puedas trabajar con tu mente.That’s the mantra that was drilled into the head of Krystal Alvarez-Hernandez by her father when she was a child. It translates to: I’ve always worked with my hands so that you can wor...
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May
09,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Karolina Lindberg never had many complaints about her epilepsy. She was aware that she wouldn’t be able to drive a bus or become a police officer or firefighter because of her diagnosis. But Lindberg didn’t know her epilepsy would stop her from pursu...
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May
05,
2022
| 08:36 AM America/Los_Angeles
One of the missions of Cal State San Marcos’ College of Education, Health and Human Services is to prepare students for highly skilled and ethical health care careers through collaborative engagement with community and regional partners.Melissa Herna...
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May
05,
2022
| 08:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than 4,400 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2022 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements.Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff an...
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April
27,
2022
| 13:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
Madison Wagner has always had a natural curiosity about the world. She affectionately refers to her rural upbringing in the agricultural community of nearby Valley Center as “growing up in the dirt.” It was where she explored ponds and streams when s...
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April
20,
2022
| 09:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
What will the classroom of the future look like? It’s a question that schools across the country are asking as education returns to some degree of normalcy from the pandemic. And it’s a question that Cal State San Marcos hopes to be on the leading ed...
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April
13,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up, Clarissa Garcia’s parents worked multiple jobs and long hours. Garcia spent a lot of the time at her grandparents’ house while her parents worked to support the family.To pass the time, Garcia’s grandmother, Antonia, introduced her to at-...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up, Luis Hernandez had little money, even less privilege and zero examples in his immediate circle of a college degree or a career skill beyond self-motivation and hard work.But he had parents who instilled perseverance, gratefulness and the ...
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March
24,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
A love of history is in the genes for MJ Teater. Both of her grandfathers studied the subject in college, and her mother devours dense texts about such arcane topics as medieval English royalty. “History has always made me the happiest,” said Teater,...
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March
15,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Misael Diaz, an assistant professor of Art, Media and Design at Cal State San Marcos, has been named a winner of one of the most prestigious awards that artists can receive in San Diego. Diaz is one of four recipients of the 2022 San Diego Art Prize,...
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