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2024
February
27,
2024
| 08:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
 Electrical engineering student Jazmin Pantoja was honored with the prestigious President's Citation Award by the San Diego County Engineering Council at its annual awards ceremony on Feb. 19.The recognition is a testament to Pantoja’s outstanding le...
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February
20,
2024
| 11:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
Join us in celebrating the history and accomplishments of women through Women’s Herstory Month. Cal State San Marcos has scheduled events throughout March that provide opportunities for students to reflect on and discuss their experiences with womanh...
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February
15,
2024
| 12:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
Kevin Brown Jr., a Cal State San Marcos cellular and molecular biology student, was one of four recipients of the Rising Black Scientist Award from the journal “Cell Press,” Cell Signaling Technology and the Elsevier Foundation.The other winners were...
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January
29,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In honor of Black Excellence Month, Cal State San Marcos’ Black Student Center has selected the theme “Empowerment to the People” to celebrate and foster empowerment among the CSUSM Black community through the arts, education, student engagement and ...
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January
24,
2024
| 11:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos became the first public university in San Diego County to hold a fall commencement this past December. Fall commencement offered mid-year graduates the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments with families and friends with...
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January
19,
2024
| 13:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos broke ground Friday on a new housing and dining project that is the university’s latest effort to alleviate the burden of the region’s housing crisis on students.The groundbreaking ceremony for the University Village Student Succ...
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January
18,
2024
| 08:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Rebecca Brooks arrived at Cal State San Marcos with 16 years of experience as a special education teacher – and with a dream.Almost since the day she was hired as a professor in the School of Education in 2015, Brooks has aspired to establish a progr...
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2023
December
17,
2023
| 14:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ralph Adkins didn’t care how poorly he felt or how difficult the trek from Wildomar to San Marcos might be. There was no chance he was going to miss the graduation of his granddaughter, Alyson Adkins, from Cal State San Marcos on Dec. 17.“It didn’t m...
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December
14,
2023
| 13:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the end of the year approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2024.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 2023.President’s Outstanding...
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December
14,
2023
| 10:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
Qualcomm, an innovative powerhouse in technology and a long-standing partner of Cal State San Marcos, has made it its mission to create diversity within the workforce. How is the company doing this? By investing in extraordinary CSUSM students and ad...
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December
06,
2023
| 15:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Grace Davis could sing almost before she could talk.She grew up in Vista in a household where music was the background noise of life. Her father’s side of the family is populated with music teachers and choir directors, and during the holidays especi...
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December
06,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kia-shaan Cleveland was in second grade when she returned home from school to find her belongings being packed in boxes and placed into her grandmother’s car with her siblings and dog in the backseat. A typical day quickly turned into one that would ...
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December
05,
2023
| 14:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is hosting an art exhibition called M.U.S.E. in the lobby of the Arts Building from Dec. 7-15, featuring work from students in the art, media and design department. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held from 3-6 p....
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December
04,
2023
| 10:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
A belief can go a long way.  There was a time when Cal State San Marcos sociology professor Xuan Santos didn’t believe – or even know – that earning a Ph.D. was possible. As a first-generation, system-impacted, undocumented student, Santos was alread...
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November
29,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
David King came to Cal State San Marcos in 2017 feeling lost. Being a first-generation college student meant that King didn’t have anyone at home to help him figure out financial aid or other college resources. A month into his first semester at CSUS...
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November
22,
2023
| 15:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Veterans of the Cal State San Marcos men’s club lacrosse program remember well how things used to be only a few years ago.The word that perhaps best defined the team was “chill.” The roster size was modest. Practices weren’t all that frequent or inte...
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November
16,
2023
| 12:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 90 students will present research at Cal State San Marcos’ Student Poster Showcase on Nov. 28. The campus community is invited to view student presentations from noon-1 p.m. in the USU Ballroom.The showcase is an opportunity for students in al...
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November
14,
2023
| 16:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Tucked away on the east side of campus behind the Center for Children and Families, Cal State San Marcos’ garden commonly goes unnoticed by most students. “When I came to San Marcos, I was shocked when I found out there was a 7,000-square-foot garden...
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November
13,
2023
| 16:22 PM America/Los_Angeles
A Cal State San Marcos student podcast, “Read the Climate,” will launch its first episode on Nov. 16 to help raise awareness and find solutions about climate change. The podcast will be available on Spotify, iHeart, Soundcloud, Buzzsprout and RSS. “R...
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November
08,
2023
| 10:33 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) welcomed ninth-grade girls from 14 high schools throughout San Diego County for the 28th annual Sisters Gonna Work It Out conference at Cal State San Marcos on Nov. 3. “I've been hosting this conference for 2...
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November
07,
2023
| 10:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
Bridget Anderson always has bemoaned the fact that she wasn’t able to participate in her Cal State San Marcos commencement.After graduating from the university in December 2013, Anderson was scheduled to walk the following spring, but her husband’s m...
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November
02,
2023
| 07:26 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Career Center’s fall job and internship fair enjoyed record-breaking attendance last month as more than 500 Cal State San Marcos students engaged with 57 employers on Oct. 17 in the USU Ballroom. The fair gave students the chance to meet with pot...
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October
31,
2023
| 09:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Throughout November, Cal State San Marcos will be celebrating and recognizing the contributions of American Indians with a series of special events as part of Native American Heritage Month. CSUSM invites the campus community to honor Native American...
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October
25,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Community is the first word that comes to mind when Paula Serrano reflects on what got her through her academic career. Navigating higher education felt intimidating at times for Serrano, a first-generation college student. She worried that she didn’...
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October
24,
2023
| 14:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Eagerly engaged students lined the walls of the Viasat Engineering Pavilion and University Hall on Sept. 14 and Oct. 16 to connect with Google representatives. The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSTEM) partnered with Go...
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October
16,
2023
| 13:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
More than 500 prospective students and their guests explored campus at Cal State San Marcos’ annual open house event, Discover CSUSM, on Saturday. Attendees received a warm welcome from President Ellen Neufeldt, current CSUSM students, faculty and st...
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October
11,
2023
| 12:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a director, Shaun Heard wants to challenge actors to dive into meaningful shows. As an actor himself, Heard seeks to perform roles that push his boundaries of understanding the craft and the last impression his performance can have on a wide audie...
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October
10,
2023
| 15:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
On a chilly afternoon last winter at Escondido High School, a group of students was playing with remote control cars.This wasn’t an idle, time-wasting activity, however. They weren’t going to get sent to the principal’s office.This was an organized s...
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October
05,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ initial Planet Mentorship Pilot Program  was a success, creating opportunities for students with diverse backgrounds to fight against climate issues. The program is a unique merging of targeted student mentorship, socially engag...
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September
27,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students were buzzing with excitement on Sept. 12 as they gathered in front of Kellogg Library during U-hour to look at the different books on display and pick one up for free at the kickoff for the 2023-24 Common Read.For the se...
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