Articles tagged with 'TopStory' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (TopStory)

2022
May
18,
2022
| 08:52 AM America/Los_Angeles
It was Cai Steffler’s first week at his new job, and as he was settling in for his third day of work he became startled when he looked down and saw a German shepherd at his desk. Steffler didn’t grow up around dogs, and he was apprehensive.  At first...
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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
| 12:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
After more than a year of gathering input, vision casting and prioritizing our goals, Cal State San Marcos has solidified its new institutional strategic plan, “The Power of CSUSM,” which will guide the campus for the next five years. The university ...
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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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May
04,
2022
| 14:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Three members of Cal State San Marcos’ Facilities Development and Management team were recently honored with citizen commendations for their help in the apprehension of suspects in a burglary on campus in March.Two suspects broke into the Arts Buildi...
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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
27,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
Land acknowledgements have become increasingly common at institutions around the country. They are formal statements that recognize Indigenous peoples as traditional stewards of the land and respect the enduring relationship that exists between Indig...
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April
27,
2022
| 09:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos' newly opened Innovation Hub is hosting its first Startup Week from May 2-4. During the week, you can expect to learn about blockchain and NFTs, purchase goods from CSUSM students at the San Marcos Farmers Market, and participate...
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April
20,
2022
| 09:43 AM America/Los_Angeles
Registration is still open for the HSI Summit, a free two-day event that is working toward closing the equity gaps for Latinx students and liberating the Latinx community from barriers to success at Cal State San Marcos.Workshops, a keynote address, ...
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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
19,
2022
| 10:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
Russell Low was in the hospital late last summer, recovering from a mysterious infection that nearly killed him, when he began to think of himself as a ripple. Ripples and their far-reaching effects have been the overarching theme of much of Low’s ad...
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April
14,
2022
| 10:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
The eighth Arts and Lectures event of the spring semester features Ericka Hart, a Black queer femme activist, writer, public speaker and award-winning sexuality educator with a Master of Education in human sexuality from Widener University in Pennsyl...
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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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April
08,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
The seventh Arts & Lectures event features D’Lo, a queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American speaker and performer. The event is at 5 p.m. on April 12 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students. Faculty, staff, alumni ...
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April
07,
2022
| 11:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
The sixth Arts & Lectures event of the semester features a live performance and a question-and-answer session by hip-hop artist Jon Keith. The event is at noon on April 12 in the USU Amphitheater. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students, ...
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April
05,
2022
| 13:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
The fifth Arts & Lectures event of the semester features Rose Schindler, one of the few survivors still able to speak about living through the Holocaust.The event is at 6 p.m. on April 11 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal State San Marco...
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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
23,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jimmy Thai wants to do his part to motivate and help the next generation of leaders make a positive impact on society.Thai, who earned his MBA from Cal State San Marcos in 2000, is doing that in myriad ways. That includes recently establishing the CS...
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March
15,
2022
| 13:40 PM America/Los_Angeles
If you have noticed what seems like an inordinate amount of activity in the hallways of Craven Hall, you’re not imagining things.The Planning, Design and Construction staff has been shuffling offices around in preparation for a major repair project o...
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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
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
During her improbable climb from a poor girl growing up in China to a partner at one of the largest accounting firms in America, Annie Norviel can point to many significant milestones along the way. One of the foundational ones from her perspective w...
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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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