Jessica Wilson was the soloist at CSUSM 2005 Commencement and today she works in our Social Work Department

Jessica Wilson Administrative Support Coordinator Department of Social Work   How long have you worked at CSUSM? It will be 4 years this June as an employee. However, I spent two and a half years here as a student as well. What brought you to CSUSM? As an alumna of CSUSM, I have always lovedContinue reading “Jessica Wilson was the soloist at CSUSM 2005 Commencement and today she works in our Social Work Department”

Human Development and Kinesiology students partner to share healthy tips

Human Development and Kinesiology students from CSUSM are partnering to share education about healthy eating habits, breast cancer and learning CPR! Swing by their tables again on Thursday, March 29th from 12-1 p.m. on the Kellogg plaza and learn more about good health while students gather data for their HD497 research courses led by Dr.Continue reading “Human Development and Kinesiology students partner to share healthy tips”

Dr. Jimmy Young is committed to quality social work education and more

Jimmy A. Young, Ph.D., MSW, MPA Dr. Young is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at Cal State San Marcos. He holds a Ph.D. in Social Work, Master’s degrees in Social Work and Public Administration, and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. He has a range of practice experience from mental healthContinue reading “Dr. Jimmy Young is committed to quality social work education and more”

Finding Purpose From Difficult Times

By Eric Breier Erika Martinez had been through these kinds of nights before. Her father high or drunk, throwing whatever he could get his hands on, waking up the neighbors in the middle of the night with his yelling. But something changed for Erika on this particular August night in 2016. Her father was havingContinue reading “Finding Purpose From Difficult Times”

Christiane Wood is recognized as 2017-2018 Outstanding Faculty for Scholarship and Creative Activity

Dr. Christiane Wood is being recognized as the College of Education, Health & Human Services 2017-2018 CEHHS Outstanding Faculty for Scholarship and Creative Activity. To learn more about Dr. Wood’s research, please see her comments below: Christiane Wood Assistant Professor, School of Education Since joining the CSUSM School of Education in Fall 2016, I have conductedContinue reading “Christiane Wood is recognized as 2017-2018 Outstanding Faculty for Scholarship and Creative Activity”

An Award-winning Effort for Nursing Lecturer

By David Ogul After three decades in the printing business, Mary Baker decided it was time to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a nurse. Now a lecturer at the Cal State San Marcos School of Nursing who spearheaded a network of student-run community health clinics from Ocean Beach to Escondido, Baker’s commitment to serving the most vulnerable hasContinue reading “An Award-winning Effort for Nursing Lecturer”

Megan Yeager is among CSUSM’s first Masters in Speech-Language Pathology cohort and she keeps on going!

Megan Yeager attended CSUSM for her undergraduate studies and earned her bachelor’s degree in 2008, majoring in Liberal Arts and minoring in Linguistics. At the time, she thought she was going to become an elementary school teacher and planned to go into the Multiple Subject Credential program at CSUSM. Megan took a course with Dr.Continue reading “Megan Yeager is among CSUSM’s first Masters in Speech-Language Pathology cohort and she keeps on going!”

Christina Filia works for The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien but chooses to earn a Speech Language Pathology at CSUSM

Christina Filia When I was growing up, if you had told me that I would become a Speech-Language Pathologist, I would have said, “What is that?” and then “I highly doubt it!” I graduated from UCLA with my B.A. in Psychology. While psychology was very interesting, it was not an area I wanted to pursue.Continue reading “Christina Filia works for The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien but chooses to earn a Speech Language Pathology at CSUSM”

Nursing Lecturer Receives 2018 SDBJ Healthcare Heroes Award

San Marcos, CA – Mary Baker, lecturer and director of the School of Nursing Student Healthcare Project at California State University San Marcos, was awarded the 2018 San Diego Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Award for the category of nurse. The annual SDBJ Healthcare Heroes Awards honor individuals in the San Diego community who epitomize the spiritContinue reading “Nursing Lecturer Receives 2018 SDBJ Healthcare Heroes Award”