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2022
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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March
14,
2022
| 09:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
In 1986, a congressional resolution established the fourth Saturday in February as National TRIO Day to commemorate the annual achievements of federal TRIO programs in communities across America. TRIO programs are federal outreach and student service...
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March
08,
2022
| 07:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to participate in the annual Social Justice Symposium, a two-day hybrid event that includes workshops and roundtable discussions surrounding social justice topics.The eve...
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March
07,
2022
| 17:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
Camery Smith didn’t have to wait long to learn that she had been selected as Cal State San Marcos’ representative for the annual Panetta Congressional Internship Program.Learning whether she would get to do the internship in person was another story....
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March
03,
2022
| 12:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
Sophia Lombardi discovered her love for sewing and entrepreneurship during the pandemic.  Sewing is something Lombardi and her cousin picked up as a hobby when they had extra time on their hands. She had no intention of starting a business. Lombardi ...
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March
02,
2022
| 15:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ much-anticipated on-campus dining cafe was among countless projects and plans upended in spring 2020.Despite the unexpected delay, the newly named Campus Way Cafe is back on track. Construction began Feb. 21 on the 8,000-square-...
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February
21,
2022
| 16:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
The sharing of our history evolved from cave drawings to eventual oral stories passed down by word of mouth from generation to generation.So when Cal State San Marcos’ Black Student Center decided to team up with the library special collections group...
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February
09,
2022
| 15:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is signing an agreement this month with a group of community-based organizations representing the interests of Black students that strives to increase educational access and social mobility.On Feb. 26, CSUSM President Ellen Neufe...
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February
08,
2022
| 15:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a means of boosting the retention rate of student veterans, Cal State San Marcos has joined a nationwide peer support program that has helped thousands of student veterans across the country.CSUSM has become one of 49 partner campuses of Peer Advi...
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February
01,
2022
| 14:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
Sometimes you don’t know what you have until it’s taken away from you.For both the men’s and women's basketball teams at Cal State San Marcos, not being able to play the game they love for nearly two years was heartbreaking.The pandemic ended the hop...
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January
31,
2022
| 13:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
In the United States, February is Black History Month. At Cal State San Marcos, it’s Black Excellence Month.  For John W. Rawlins III, director of the Black Student Center, the difference is more than semantics. It signifies that Black history should...
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2021
December
21,
2021
| 11:31 AM America/Los_Angeles
When he transferred to Cal State San Marcos from Grossmont College in August, John W. Edwards III had no idea what service learning was.Even when he was exposed to the concept early in his EDUC 364 course, he understood it mainly as a 20-hour require...
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December
17,
2021
| 15:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos President Ellen Neufeldt has announced the appointment of Dr. Viridiana Diaz as the university’s next vice president of Student Affairs. The vice president oversees 32 departments and 190 employees dedicated to supporting student...
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December
13,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Sally Ride inspired a generation and beyond to pursue one’s dreams no matter the obstacles.The first American woman and youngest American in space, Ride made her journey into history on June 18, 1983 as a crew member aboard the space shuttle Challeng...
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December
06,
2021
| 15:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Students from Cal State San Marcos will present and pitch their entrepreneurial ideas during the CSUSM Quick Pitch Competition on Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the newly opened Innovation Hub on campus. This will be the Innovation Hub's first ev...
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December
01,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos again stands among the national leaders in the social mobility of its graduates, according to new rankings by the online publication CollegeNET.  CSUSM ranks 32nd nationally out of more than 1,500 schools measured in the eighth a...
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November
18,
2021
| 09:39 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Student Poster Showcase annually promotes the success of student research and creativity at Cal State San Marcos, and the fall 2021 event was no exception. The event, held Nov. 9 outside of the University Student Union, provided a valuable learni...
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November
16,
2021
| 09:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Noemi Ramirez discovered a passion for the stock market through a high school competition in which she helped her school take second place.Ramirez planned to continue working toward a career that allowed her to pursue that interest after enrolling at...
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