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2020
July
22,
2020
| 08:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
Fernando Soriano remembers well what it was like to be a professor at Cal State San Marcos during the Great Recession about a dozen years ago.  As the U.S. economy cratered and his graduating students confronted a dire job market, Soriano was over...
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July
16,
2020
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ruby Reyes has only been able to see her parents and siblings twice over the past four years. The first time came after Reyes got a job as a cashier and saved enough money to buy a plane ticket to Oaxaca, Mexico, surprising her family during sprin...
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June
15,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Although she’s a biology professor, Deborah Kristan was a natural choice to be tapped as associate dean of Cal State San Marcos’ College of Education, Health and Human Services in January 2018.  When she first came to CSUSM as an assistant profess...
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May
08,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 4,700 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2020 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff a...
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May
01,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jessica Atencio hasn’t been able to do any surfing since California’s shelter-in-place order went into effect last month. But Atencio has found a silver lining. “I’ve been able to focus on thesis writing,” Atencio said. “I can get distracted at...
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April
22,
2020
| 09:26 AM America/Los_Angeles
Three days a week, sometimes in the dead of night, Aaron Stirling reports for a 12-hour shift as a nurse practitioner in the emergency room of a small rural hospital in Imperial County.  More precisely, Stirling reports to an area outside the emer...
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April
15,
2020
| 10:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Deborah Morton is accustomed to receiving quizzical looks when she tells people she’s an epidemiologist.  “You tell them what you do, and they’ll say, ‘Oh, are you a skin doctor?’ ” Morton said with a laugh.  The coronavirus epidemic, howev...
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April
07,
2020
| 17:40 PM America/Los_Angeles
Regina Frasca has worked at Cal State San Marcos for 21 years. Now the director of the Office of Safety, Health and Sustainability, she has witnessed three major fires come dangerously close to campus. She has seen her team recover from earthquake...
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April
02,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
It may seem hard to believe now, but only three weeks ago, education in the United States was business as usual.   Most students were going to brick-and-mortar buildings for their classes. Most college professors and all K-12 teachers were standin...
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March
25,
2020
| 10:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Tumay Tunur figured that it was a long shot when she applied to be a speaker at the 2020 Game Developers Conference.  The GDC, after all, is the premier professional event for the video game industry, annually bringing together about 30,000 people...
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February
14,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
While her fellow Cal State San Marcos professors were knee deep in the first day of final examinations last December, Kristen Nahrstedt received a call asking if she could be ready in three weeks to take a group of speech-language pathology students ...
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2019
December
09,
2019
| 09:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a high school kid in Orange County, Sean Hernandez certainly didn’t lack for academic role models.  His mother is a high school calculus teacher. He has three older sisters, all of whom went to college. One of the three even graduated from Stan...
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November
22,
2019
| 16:08 PM America/Los_Angeles
The abuse can be financial, psychological, physical or sexual. And when it comes to the elderly, it is only getting worse. All of which is why a new book that was co-written and edited by Cal State San Marcos associate professor Dr. Amy Carney, “Elde...
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October
15,
2019
| 16:04 PM America/Los_Angeles
Isaias Torres frequently tagged along while his father, Luis, worked at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. Isaias did so out of necessity – he was in elementary school and his father couldn’t afford childcare. Some days, Isaias would ...
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October
04,
2019
| 08:00 AM 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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September
09,
2019
| 11:16 AM 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
| 09:45 AM 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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July
17,
2019
| 07:59 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos received a best practice award for Social Equity and Justice at the 16th annual California Higher Education Sustainability Conference on July 9 at UC Santa Barbara. The project was a collaboration between CSUSM’s sustainabilit...
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May
24,
2019
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
No wind, sun or beating rain could stop them. The class of 2019 showed up in large numbers with family, friends and supporters at this year's commencement ceremonies. This year's graduating class is the largest in California State University San Marc...
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May
13,
2019
| 10:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
As someone who has spent nearly a quarter century working in the construction industry, Kevin Dunn thought he had a handle on popular misconceptions about undocumented immigrants in the workforce. It wasn’t until the Cal State San Marcos sociology st...
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May
01,
2019
| 16:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 3,800 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On April 29, six standouts from the Class of 2019 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or s...
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April
24,
2019
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Joseph Robinson almost didn’t make it to Cal State San Marcos. After all he overcame to reach CSUSM’s doorstep – a childhood spent bouncing around the foster care system, stints in jail, a prison sentence – the thought that a math requirement woul...
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April
23,
2019
| 10:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
The University Police Department was honored earlier this semester by the Special Olympics at its annual Kickoff Brunch with an award as the “Most Valuable Rookie Agency.” CSUSM Police Chief Scott Ybarrondo was the keynote speaker at the event. UP...
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March
14,
2019
| 12:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos professor Christiane Wood has written the book on innovative education. Literally. Wood’s new publication, “The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers” (Routledge, 2019) provides an in-depth study of four early ed...
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February
06,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos alumnus Christopher Morales is participating in the 2018-19 California Senate Fellows program. Morales served as ASI’s vice president of student and university affairs in 2016-17. The Capital Fellows Programs, which are admini...
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January
10,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Suzanne Moineau still remembers how she felt after teaching a class as part of her doctoral program at UC San Diego. Moineau had stepped in when her mentor had to miss a class, and it proved to be a transformational moment. “I was totally hooke...
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January
02,
2019
| 10:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
Richard Armenta knows what it feels like to be the lost student in the back corner of a cavernous lecture hall.   He knows what it’s like to be just a face in a crowd, to feel removed from and intimidated by professors, to struggle to find his way...
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2018
December
04,
2018
| 11:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the end of the year approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2019. 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 2018. The University ...
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November
30,
2018
| 10:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the past 17 years, Dr. Eliza Bigham has watched her senior-level Human Development 497 class culminate in an evening project presentation in front of parents, friends and community partners. Each semester’s presentation, which she refers to as...
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November
20,
2018
| 13:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
The way Laurie Stowell sees it, writing has been the poor stepchild of public schools for far too long. The Cal State San Marcos professor of literacy is trying to change that through the San Marcos Writing Project, a comprehensive effort aiming to b...
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