Required Course for Teaching Credential Candidates starts April 23rd!

Attention: TEACHING CREDENTIAL CANDIDATES Mark your calendar to register for this REQUIRED Course! EDUC 350 – Foundations of Teaching as a Profession Meeting Pattern: 04/23/18 – 06/16/18 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 – 8:20pm Course Description: Required for all credential candidates. An orientation to careers in K-12 education. Focuses on teaching and schooling from multiple perspectives,Continue reading “Required Course for Teaching Credential Candidates starts April 23rd!”

Fun facts about Professor Suzanne Moineau!

Dr. Moineau (5th from left, back row) is featured with her students in SLP. Suzanne Moineau, Ph.D., CCC/SLP Professor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Chair of the Academic Senate How long have you taught at CSUSM? I just completed my 12th year as a faculty member What brought you to CSUSM? The exciting opportunity to developContinue reading “Fun facts about Professor Suzanne Moineau!”

Kristen Nahrstedt, Director of Clinical Education shares with us…

Kristen Nahrstedt Director of Clinical Education, Speech Language Pathology What classes are you teaching or researching?  Bilingual and Bicultural practice issues in SLP SLP 602, Professional Issues Seminar classes SLP 651, 652, 653, and Diagnostics in SLP SLP 450 Tell us about your background? I am a native southern California. I live in Scripps Ranch with my husband and son (14) andContinue reading “Kristen Nahrstedt, Director of Clinical Education shares with us…”

Meet Jessenia Lua from the Speech-Language Pathology department at CSUSM

Jessenia Lua Administrative Support Assistant Speech Language Pathology What brought you to CSUSM?  I love the school/education environment and I love the campus. I’ve always wanted to be back here and luckily an opportunity opened up where I was very welcomed.  How long have you worked at CSUSM?  1 year and four months. Tell usContinue reading “Meet Jessenia Lua from the Speech-Language Pathology department at CSUSM”

Overcoming Adversity to Earn Degree

By Eric Breier Riley Bender grew up in Orange County, but it’s difficult for her to pinpoint a specific city. There was Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Fullerton, Irvine, Newport Beach, Santa Ana, Tustin, the list is seemingly endless. There were periods of being homeless when her mom would park their station wagon near the Newport HarborContinue reading “Overcoming Adversity to Earn Degree”

Writing the Book on Video Games

By David Ogul Sinem Siyahhan is shedding new light on the old adage “a family that plays together, stays together.” Taking a decade of research into the learning and bonding that occur when families play video games together, the assistant professor of educational technology and learning sciences in the School of Education at Cal StateContinue reading “Writing the Book on Video Games”

Fundraiser for Graduate Organization of Public Health (GoPH) at CSUSM, Feb. 26th

  Please support our Graduate Organization of Public Health (GoPH) at CSUSM and grab a burrito at Chiptole 575 Grand Ave Ste 101, San Marcos, CA 92078 with your bae-ritto or friends/family tomorrow night for dinner! Please present the flyer/image below to support! Graduate Organization of Public Health Master of Public Health (MPH) Program College of Education, HealthContinue reading “Fundraiser for Graduate Organization of Public Health (GoPH) at CSUSM, Feb. 26th”

Paint for Parkland – Healing through Arts

Join CSUSM Human Development students this week to “Paint for Parkland” and create murals that will be sent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida. Students taught by Dr. Eliza Bigham will host this project with support from Joanne Tawfilis, Co-founder for Art Miles and the Muramid Museum.   Tues. 2/20 & Thurs. 2/22 10am-1pmContinue reading “Paint for Parkland – Healing through Arts”

Dr. Noriko Toyokawa likes to practice Japanese Martial Arts & more

Noriko Toyokawa Assistant Professor, Human Development How long have you worked at  CSUSM? 2 and a half years What brought you to CSUSM?  Presence of the Department of Human Development! I was so excited to find Human Development at CSUSM! What is your research, background or academic interests? I am a family gerontologist. My broadContinue reading “Dr. Noriko Toyokawa likes to practice Japanese Martial Arts & more”

Spring 2018 Democracy in Action launched by CSUSM and City of San Marcos

Patricia Prado-Olmos, VP of Community Engagement at CSUSM kicks off the event with Mayor Jim Desmond. On Tuesday, February 13, Democracy in Action (DIA) was launched by CSUSM and the City of San Marcos at the local community center.  This collaboration provides opportunities for CSUSM students to engage with their community while learning about cityContinue reading “Spring 2018 Democracy in Action launched by CSUSM and City of San Marcos”