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Tickets Available for Annual CSUSM Gala

By Eric Breier

Everyone will be a winner when California State University San Marcos brings a Monopoly-themed evening of dining, dancing, casino games and entertainment to its annual black-tie gala on Saturday, June 3.

Hundreds of CSUSM friends and donors, regional business and civic leaders, alumni, faculty, students and staff attend the annual gala, hosted by President Karen Haynes and the CSUSM Foundation Board.

This year’s attendees will have an opportunity to stroll through the Boardwalk of auction items and show their support for the University as they Pass Go.

The public is invited to register now to reserve a spot. Tickets are $250 per person.

Proceeds from the event support student scholarships, innovative research and the professional development of faculty.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. This year’s sponsors already include:

  • Boardwalk Sponsor: CSUSM Extended Learning; Tri-City Medical Center.
  • Park Place Sponsor: Jack and Caroline Raymond; Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians; San Diego Business Journal; Schools First Credit Union; Stone Brewing Co.
  • Community Chest Sponsor: Carmen Rene; CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM; CSUSM Alumni Association; CSUSM College of Business Administration; CSUSM College of Education, Health & Human Services; CSUSM Community Engagement; CSUSM Office of Graduate Studies & Research; CSUSM College of Science and Mathematics; Dr. Megan Hamreus, CSUSM Class of 1999 – BS Chemistry; Kaiser Permanente; Mt. San Jacinto Community College; Newland Communities; Palomar Health; The San Diego Foundation; Unbuttoned Innovation; University Auxiliary and Research Services Corporation (UARSC); ViaSat, Inc.
  • Pass Go Reception Sponsor: Markstein Beverage Co.


What: Cal State San Marcos’ annual gala, a black-tie event to support student scholarships, innovative research and professional development of faculty

When: 6-11 p.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017

Where: California State University San Marcos, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos

Tickets and information: Visit the Gala website