CSUSM to Host Kinsey African American Art and History Collection Event

Press Release | By Eric Breier California State University San Marcos is hosting a one-day event on Friday, Feb. 3 for educators and students to learn how The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection can bring new understanding to the issues of equity and access facing students. The Kinsey Collection was amassed by BernardContinue reading “CSUSM to Host Kinsey African American Art and History Collection Event”

Going Beyond Content of Video Games

By Eric Breier Sinem Siyahhan is used to receiving incredulous looks when she refers to the first-person shooter video game “Halo” as family friendly. But Siyahhan, an assistant professor of educational technology and learning sciences in Cal State San Marcos’ School of Education, looks beyond the content of video games. Her research on video gamesContinue reading “Going Beyond Content of Video Games”

Pacific Crest Trail leaves lasting impression on alumnus

By Eric Breier Jacob Thum is better known as Fancy Pants on the Pacific Crest Trail. It’s a nickname he earned in the early stages of his quest to hike the 2,650-mile trail, which spans the U.S.-Mexico border near Campo to British Columbia, Canada, near the U.S. border. Designated a National Scenic Trail in 1968,Continue reading “Pacific Crest Trail leaves lasting impression on alumnus”

Human Development Students Making a Difference

By Eric Breier Eliza Bigham knows from experience the importance of culturally appropriate toys for children in different countries. While on a trip to Vietnam with one of her Cal State San Marcos Human Development classes a few years ago, Bigham saw tour vans pull up to the orphanage where she and her students wereContinue reading “Human Development Students Making a Difference”

Operation Art Helps Healing Process

By Eric Breier It’s not unusual for the veterans who participate in Operation Art to start with a cautious approach. “A lot of times they are hesitant and say they’re just going to watch,” said Marilyn Huerta, a communications specialist in Cal State San Marcos’ College of Education, Health and Human Services. “But before youContinue reading “Operation Art Helps Healing Process”