CSUSM NewsCenter (TopStory)

2019
October
11,
2019
| 11:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
It was a long summer for Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Services team. The group endured three moves around campus while the newly expanded and renovated Epstein Family Veterans Center was being completed. But it was well worth the wait. Studen...
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October
09,
2019
| 02:19 AM America/Los_Angeles
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at 4:57 p.m. With recent changes to California law, regional utility officials have warned that power may temporarily have to be shut off to customers in areas of high fire risk beginning Thursday, Oct. 10 to mitigate the r...
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October
07,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Before its recent renovation, the media production studios at Cal State San Marcos was a nice space for students, faculty and staff to explore and create utilizing a pair of traditional video studios with control rooms, overhead lighting and a large ...
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October
06,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Danni Flowers follows a simple routine when it comes to introductions. Hi, my name is Danni. I use they/them pronouns. If you don’t mind me asking, what are your pronouns? That process became unexpectedly complicated last spring while Danni was...
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October
04,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the planet continues to face serious threats, perhaps the biggest question each of us faces is, “What can I do?” Cal State San Marcos student Michelle Kang asked herself that question. Kang, who is double majoring in kinesiology and mathematics...
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October
03,
2019
| 09:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
The pink patches are back at Cal State San Marcos. For the fifth year in a row, University Police officers are participating in the Pink Patch Project, a nationwide effort to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer. Throughout Octobe...
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October
03,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Cal State San Marcos as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education for its master’s program in cybersecurity, thus placing CSUSM among an el...
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October
01,
2019
| 08:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
During her time at Cal State San Marcos, Kimberly Lopez was fortunate enough to have multiple chances to display her art in a public setting. The most prominent example is right in the center of campus: the restoration of the White Rose Memorial that...
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September
30,
2019
| 10:37 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Joely Proudfit was a young professor at San Francisco State, she began teaching a class – a version of which she still teaches today – about American Indians in film and media. Her lectures and the course material made clear that Proudfit, a ...
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September
27,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Maria Valdivia signed up for a drug treatment program with the goal of getting time shaved off her jail sentence. She wasn’t focused on actually kicking her drug habit, at least not at the beginning. But entering that program became a turning poin...
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September
26,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Some people step foot on a college campus with a physical and financial plan, execute said plan and graduate four years later in preparation to tackle the real world. But, like many others, Amiel Maldonado did not have everything figured out. W...
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September
25,
2019
| 10:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
The California State University Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the renaming of Cal State San Marcos’ Foundation Classroom Building as the Viasat Engineering Pavilion. The name change recognizes the $1.5 million gift from Viasat and several ...
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September
25,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
CSUSM will host its annual Taste for Student Success, a lively outdoor festival showcasing gourmet cuisine, fine wines, craft brews and premium spirits on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 3 to 6 p.m. Proceeds support student success programs and scholarships. ...
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September
24,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Like many college students, Monique Falucho had never heard of the Golden Key International Honour Society when she came to Cal State San Marcos.  Now she can hardly imagine her collegiate life without it.   Already the president of the campus ...
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September
23,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Sean Visintainer went looking to fill a library position in his role as head of special collections and archives at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley last year, he stumbled across a job listing at Cal State San Marcos. The listing was...
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September
19,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The first time Jeff Jaureguy attended college, he was aimless and half-hearted. The second time he attended college, he did so mostly to take advantage of a chance to go on an exotic vacation (more on that later).  For Jeff, the third time truly w...
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September
18,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Chloe Hartman describes her mom, Melissa, as a saver. “She’s always like, ‘Just in case,’ ” Chloe said. Turns out, mom knows best. When Chloe arrived for her orientation at Cal State San Marcos during the summer, she was given a blue backpac...
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September
16,
2019
| 01:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Cal State San Marcos’ Latin@ Center is partnering with campus organizations to present an exciting lineup of events. The month runs from Sept. 15 until Oct. 15 and is an opportunity to celebrate the...
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September
16,
2019
| 01:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
The CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care (formerly the CSU Institute for Palliative Care) has officially transitioned to its new name and introduced a new logo that reflects this milestone. Earlier this summer, CSUSM announced that the Institu...
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September
16,
2019
| 07:25 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Reza Kamali-Sarvestani is laying the foundation for a groundbreaking electrical engineering degree at Cal State San Marcos. The program’s founding faculty member came to CSUSM in August from Utah Valley University, where he served as an associ...
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September
11,
2019
| 07:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
Last fall, staff and faculty wasted no time calling dibs to temporarily name a unique campus landmark in support of students. The playful employee giving campaign, which debuted in fall 2018 and in its first year eliminated the funding gap of the Stu...
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September
09,
2019
| 08:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students Samantha Caracciolo and Janelle Esprit knew that attending the ACLU Advocacy Institute’s Advanced Advocacy Program would be a valuable experience. But the opportunity exceeded all expectations. The program had the ...
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September
05,
2019
| 06:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Facebook page for the organization Veterans Crisis Outreach contains some alarming statistics, numbers that keep William Felty up at night:  Military suicides are at their highest rate in 10 years;  20% of suicides nationally are comm...
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September
04,
2019
| 12:18 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ Pathways to Academic Success & Opportunities, commonly known as PASO, is one of 16 national finalists for Excelencia in Education’s 2019 Examples of Excelencia. The winners will be announced at the Celebración de Excelencia i...
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August
30,
2019
| 07:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up in Georgia, Holly Hampton dreamed of living in California at an early age. However, as she began to grow into a career as a librarian, she accepted that her plan was not going to come to fruition. In fact, her career was moving in the o...
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August
28,
2019
| 11:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Fox Russell visited Cal State San Marcos on Nov. 27, 2018 to sign paperwork for an endowed scholarship in honor of his late parents. The trip ended with an unexpected gift that is still being celebrated nearly a year later. Before Fox left camp...
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August
27,
2019
| 11:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jack Raymond has been part of Cal State San Marcos since the beginning – since before the beginning, actually. Raymond was among a small group of community leaders who led the charge to establish CSUSM in 1989. As the longest-serving chair of CSUS...
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August
27,
2019
| 08:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Thirty years ago, on Sept. 1, 1989, California Governor George Deukmejian signed into law Senate Bill 365, officially establishing California State University San Marcos. CSUSM’s founding ushered in an era of higher education in the United States,...
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August
26,
2019
| 08:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
The fall semester at Cal State San Marcos kicks off Monday with a new president, nearly two dozen new tenure-track faculty and more than 16,000 students. Dr. Ellen Neufeldt began her tenure as CSUSM’s fourth president on July 1, succeeding Dr. Kar...
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August
23,
2019
| 01:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
With its official opening on Aug. 26, Cal State San Marcos’ Extended Learning building moved from first shovel to first class in just 16 months. As the largest academic building on campus, the six-story, 135,000-square-foot EL building (ELB) brings a...
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