CSUSM graduate advocates now and in the future

Pierson Cepeda, Assistant Web & Social Media Manager May 12, 2016 Filed under Features   Photo by Cody Cook Human development major Kyle Azcuna finishes his time at CSUSM leaving behind a legacy of campus involvement and planning a future as an educator. It was imperative to get involved on campus during his first year, aContinue reading “CSUSM graduate advocates now and in the future”

CSUSM community reaches out to refugees with art

Pierson Cepeda, Assistant Web & Social Media Manager May 11, 2016 Filed under A & E Throughout the year, CSUSM students, faculty and community partners participated in the Art Miles Mural Project, an international movement that connects people through healing murals. Joanne Tawfilis, a CSUSM community partner, is responsible for creating the program. Art Miles was bornContinue reading “CSUSM community reaches out to refugees with art”

2016 President’s Outstanding Graduate

Cal State San Marcos helped mold their lives, and now they’re set to help change the world. Six standout graduates from the Class of 2016 were honored at a special awards dinner for their academic achievements and service to the community while overcoming sometimes seemingly overwhelming challenges. Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff andContinue reading “2016 President’s Outstanding Graduate”

Two years, three honor societies later, Nikko Marabante leaves CSUSM with a bachelor’s

Photo by Jeffrey Davis Andrea Martinez, Copy Editor May 11, 2016 Filed under Features With just a two-year career at CSUSM, transfer student Nikko Marabante has left his mark on campus through six organizations, tying his academics and Filipino culture together. Marabante transferred from Palomar in fall 2014 and joined the Kamalayan Alliance, a FilipinoContinue reading “Two years, three honor societies later, Nikko Marabante leaves CSUSM with a bachelor’s”

Akilah Green reflects on an unforgetable CSUSM experience

Michael Tran, Health and Fitness Reporter May 11, 2016 Filed under Features Akilah Green will never forget the education she received at CSUSM. A human development major with an emphasis in counseling, she chose CSUSM because it was the first school that responded to her and she decided to give it a chance because itContinue reading “Akilah Green reflects on an unforgetable CSUSM experience”

Solving Critical Issues: Dr. Devan Romero, Dedicated to Improving the Health of Others

By David Ogul Dr. Devan Romero is dedicating her career to improving the health of others. The Cal State San Marcos assistant professor of kinesiology has helped establish a wellness program at a local high school, works with the community to adopt healthier strategies, and has long focused her research into factors determining substance abuseContinue reading “Solving Critical Issues: Dr. Devan Romero, Dedicated to Improving the Health of Others”

Operation Art brings support to local veterans, homeless

CSUSM Human Development students (from left to right) Lauren, Nicole and Emily, and Dr. Eliza Bigham (far right) help paint a mural for Operation Art at one of their biweekly Friday meetings. Lexy Perez, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 27, 2016 Filed under A & E, Showcase It is believed that art holds the powerContinue reading “Operation Art brings support to local veterans, homeless”

Social Work Hosts Colloquium on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

On April 7, 2016, the Department of Social Work at CSUSM hosted a colloquium on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with nationally renowned speaker Carol Redding M.A. Adverse Childhood Experiences, commonly known as ACEs may be the most import social science discovery in the past several decades. ACEs are adverse/traumatic childhood experiences that harm the developmentContinue reading “Social Work Hosts Colloquium on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)”

CSUSM & Social Work Promoted on Padres Pre-Game Show

Saturday April 23, 2016 was Social Work Day at the San Diego Padres. The purpose of this annual event is to promote public awareness about the many ways in which social workers support and enrich the lives of community members across San Diego County. Each year the four social work programs in the region (CSUSM,Continue reading “CSUSM & Social Work Promoted on Padres Pre-Game Show”