Dr. Emiliano Ayala will become the new dean of the College of Education, Health & Human Services at CSUSM

Dean Janet Powell is prepping to pass the baton over to Dr. Emiliano Ayala as he becomes the new dean of the College of Education, Health & Human Services. He is welcomed with open arms as he visits the campus today and spends some time with his new faculty and staff. Dr. Ayala will officiallyContinue reading “Dr. Emiliano Ayala will become the new dean of the College of Education, Health & Human Services at CSUSM”

CEHHS launches Inclusive Teaching Series hosted by the Committee for Inclusion, Diversity & Equity

by Marilyn Huerta Today, Richard Armenta, Assistant Professor in the Kinesiology department, presented Using Technology to Support Diverse Learners to his fellow faculty at CSUSM.  As the session opened, music played in the background and lunch was provided for participants but Armenta first asked, “Did anyone notice what song that was just playing  in the background?”Continue reading “CEHHS launches Inclusive Teaching Series hosted by the Committee for Inclusion, Diversity & Equity”

Social Work Students Represent CSUSM at the CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit

Tune in on April 20th at 9am on YouTube! If you’re on Twitter, be ready to tweet your questions and comments to LIVE (@CalSWEC) using #2018IVESummit! Raquel Amaro, a second year Master of Social Work student, and Tara Nimry, a first-year student in the Master of Social Work program, are this year’s Student Representatives for theContinue reading “Social Work Students Represent CSUSM at the CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit”

Lynn Amabile teaches students about Child Welfare

by Lynn Amabile, Lecturer Social Work Department Three years ago, I was hired by the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at CSUSM after a 30-year career in San Diego County Child Welfare Services.  At the time, I thought I would retire from the county and enjoy some traveling and spend some time with my family,Continue reading “Lynn Amabile teaches students about Child Welfare”

Illiana Ramos aims to create a world that stands for equity

Mural painted by Channin Fulton and volunteers from Artelexia Ilianna Ramos is a second-year graduate student in CSUSM’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program and graduated from the University of California Davis in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Chicana/o Studies and a minor in Education and Communication. Growing up in a low-income householdContinue reading “Illiana Ramos aims to create a world that stands for equity”

Serena Goldsmith gains from her own recovery journey

Serena Goldsmith, ASW, MSW CSUSM Alumnus Serena Goldsmith earned her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at CSUSM and is a Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Clinician, and a Peer Support Specialist. In addition to her years of professional experience providing individual counseling and group therapy to clients with mental health diagnoses, Serena has been livingContinue reading “Serena Goldsmith gains from her own recovery journey”