CSUSM NewsCenter (news)

2019
October
01,
2019
| 11:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
Hodor is coming to Cal State San Marcos. Kristian Nairn, the Irish man best known for playing gentle giant Hodor on the HBO blockbuster series “Game of Thrones,” will appear at CSUSM on Oct. 15 as part of the university’s fall Arts & Lectures seri...
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October
01,
2019
| 06:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will celebrate the grand opening of its newly expanded and renovated Epstein Family Veterans Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon on Thursday, Oct. 10. CSUSM President Ellen Neufeldt and interim Veteran Services Direc...
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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
19,
2019
| 01:17 AM America/Los_Angeles
Instructional and Information Technology Services (IITS) is celebrating the grand opening of Inspiration Studios (formerly known as the media production studios) from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday. Located in Kellogg Library 2302, this state-of-the-ar...
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September
18,
2019
| 08:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
This Timely Warning Bulletin is being issued in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act and the purpose is to provide preventative information to the campus community to aid members from becoming the victim of a similar crime. On Wednesday, Sept. 18,...
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September
18,
2019
| 06:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.   As a recipient of the annual HEED Aw...
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August
30,
2019
| 12:42 AM America/Los_Angeles
Youwen Ouyang, a Cal State San Marcos professor of computer science, is among 19 faculty members being recognized by the California State University system with Faculty Innovation and Leadership Awards for their commitment to student success.  The...
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August
15,
2019
| 08:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has received a grant of almost $2 million from the National Science Foundation to conduct research that will help increase the number of students graduating with college degrees in STEM disciplines.  The grant of $1.9 million ...
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July
25,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Students in Cal State San Marcos’ Summer Scholars Program will present their work during the Summer Scholars Poster Showcase on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon in the campus’ University Student Union Ballroom.  The event is free and open to t...
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July
16,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has appointed Dr. Tom Olson as its new director of the School of Nursing.  Olson started in his position on July 8. He replaces Dr. Pamela Kohlbry, who served as the interim director for the past school year.  Olson comes t...
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July
15,
2019
| 08:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is a member of a new research team that will collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).  The CSUSM...
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June
10,
2019
| 06:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
The CSU Institute for Palliative Care is now the Shiley CSU Institute for Palliative Care, thanks to another generous gift from prominent philanthropist Darlene Marcos Shiley.  Shiley announced during Cal State San Marcos’ annual fundraising gala ...
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May
08,
2019
| 07:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, a Stanford medical school physician and professor and the widow of a New York Times bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual San Diego Palliative Care Conference at Cal State San Marcos.  The event, ...
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May
06,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 3,800 students are expected to graduate from California State University San Marcos this month, making the Class of 2019 the largest graduating class in CSUSM history. The university’s 28th annual commencement ceremonies are Friday, May 17 thr...
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May
03,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is part of only six project teams in the state to receive a full award in the first request for proposals from the California Education Learning Lab, a grant-making program that seeks to close equity and achievement gaps in STEM ...
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May
02,
2019
| 07:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos and the broader community will come together to stand up against hate during a student-led event on campus Thursday, May 2.  Cougars in Solidarity: Together Against Hate will take place from 6-8 p.m. in the amphitheater of the...
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April
26,
2019
| 11:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will award honorary degrees to T.J. Dixon and James Nelson, and Ginger Shaw during commencement ceremonies May 17-19.  Dixon and Nelson, who created CSUSM’s iconic César Chávez statue, will receive a Doctor of Fine Arts during...
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March
20,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For anyone looking to get in the mood for the highly anticipated final season of “Game of Thrones,” Cal State San Marcos has you covered. Dr. Rebecca Thompson, head of public outreach for the American Physical Society, is touring the country to ta...
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March
20,
2019
| 04:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Ellen J. Neufeldt, Ed.D., to serve as the next president of California State University San Marcos. Neufeldt currently serves as vice president of student engagement and enrollment servi...
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March
18,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Gregory Boyle, a Jesuit priest who founded Homeboy Industries, the largest gang-intervention program in the world, will speak at Cal State San Marcos on March 27 as part of the university’s Arts & Lectures series. Boyle will speak about his 2017 b...
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March
13,
2019
| 12:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lisa Ling, an award-winning television host, journalist and author, will speak at Cal State San Marcos on March 19 as part of the university’s Arts & Lectures series. In a discussion titled “Women Breaking Boundaries,” Ling will talk about her lif...
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February
26,
2019
| 07:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos was a big winner last week at an awards ceremony honoring excellence in the field of advancement for educational institutions.  CSUSM received 11 awards at a regional conference for the Council for Advancement and Support of E...
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February
12,
2019
| 08:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Centered in a region recognized as a national leader in the craft brewing industry, California State University San Marcos is launching an innovative EngiBeering® certificate program that explores the science, engineering and art behind brewing craft...
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February
06,
2019
| 10:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will hold a celebration honoring the 15th anniversary of the university’s Kellogg Library and the unveiling of a new library mural on Monday, Feb. 11. The ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. in the Kellogg Library Reading Room....
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February
04,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will announce the final total of its first comprehensive fundraising campaign during a campus celebration on Thursday, Feb. 7.   The total will be unveiled by President Karen Haynes and Jack Raymond, chair of the CSUSM Foundat...
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January
31,
2019
| 06:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes will deliver her 15th and final Report to the Community on Thursday, Feb. 7.  More than 600 individuals representing a broad cross section of regional business, nonprofit, education and government leader...
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January
31,
2019
| 05:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
Build and launch a rocket, play Frisbee with a robot, climb aboard a flight simulator or view the surface of the sun. These are just a few of the nearly 100 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage nearly 15,000 attendees ...
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January
10,
2019
| 01:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos University Police Department, in conjunction with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and San Marcos Fire Department, conducted “active shooter” training exercises on the CSUSM campus on Wednesday, Jan. 9.  The exerc...
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2018
December
14,
2018
| 05:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cathy Baur, vice president of University Advancement at Cal State San Marcos, has been named one of the San Diego Business Journal’s 2018 Business Women of the Year for her work in overseeing the university’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign....
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December
07,
2018
| 10:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Greg Anglea, the chief executive officer of Interfaith Community Services, was honored with the Fran Aleshire Leadership Award for his outstanding leadership and regional involvement at the San Diego North Economic Development Council’s annual North ...
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