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2020
November
10,
2020
| 11:36 AM America/Los_Angeles
For Sinem Siyahhan, change is an opportunity to challenge ourselves to reach new heights.When the associate professor of educational technology and learning sciences came to Cal State San Marcos in 2014, she set out to change the way her students app...
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October
12,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Juliana Abraham’s epiphany about what to do with her life occurred when she was barely a teenager. Abraham’s life to that point had been devoted to gymnastics, the sport she loved and excelled at on a national level. At 12 years old in 2015, she w...
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October
05,
2020
| 08:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
It has been an exciting start to the fall semester for Cal State San Marcos’ Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a student organization advised by software engineering professor Simon Fan. The group received a $10,700 donatio...
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September
28,
2020
| 13:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Two Cal State San Marcos faculty members in the School of Nursing have received a grant of $1.33 million to help further build the pipeline of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners in California.  Dr. Catherine Baker and Dr. Nancy Romig re...
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September
25,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Megan Hansen began envisioning life as a physical therapist very early. At a martial arts class one morning a dozen years ago, she watched her mom spar with the instructor and, in throwing a roundhouse kick, her mom tore her ACL, a major ligament in ...
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September
23,
2020
| 10:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
In late August, one week before the start of the school year, Jose Melo was invited to an impromptu, one-on-one Zoom meeting by the principal of Valley Center Middle School, where Melo has taught for the last eight years.  That’s unusual, Melo tho...
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September
09,
2020
| 10:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Three Cal State San Marcos professors are serving on a task force that is developing policies and programs to help members of underserved communities in the San Diego region that have been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.   Konane Ma...
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August
26,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
It would be difficult to overstate the challenge that Norm Bishop faced the first time he attempted a virtual therapy session through the Cal State San Marcos Speech-Language Clinic.  For the previous few years, Bishop had been a steady and famili...
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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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