Campus Resources in the Wake of Poway Shooting

As we continue to grieve following Saturday’s senseless act of violence and hate at Chabad of Poway, let’s recommit to each doing our part to ensure that CSUSM is not just a place that talks about being a diverse and welcoming community, but one that shows it through our actions and priorities. White supremacy, anti-SemitismContinue reading “Campus Resources in the Wake of Poway Shooting”

We Stand with the Jewish Community

April 27, 2019 Campus Message About Poway Synagogue Shooting I am deeply saddened and stunned by the senseless act of violence and hate that occurred this morning at Chabad of Poway, when a shooter opened fire on the congregation, resulting in the death of at least one individual and injuring others. We are heartbroken byContinue reading “We Stand with the Jewish Community”

CSUSM Nursing students present at the Western Institute of Nursing National Research Conference

In April 2019, CSUSM Traditional Bachelor of Science Nursing (TBSN) students, Elizabeth Rest, Kyle Strehlow, Kaitlyn Bales, and professors Dr. Schmotzer, Dr. Kohlbry, and Dr. Yamashita presented a poster on a Community Engagement project entitled A Partnership to Develop a Community Outreach Program for San Diego Thalassemia Families Supported by CSUSM Nursing Interns at the Western Institute of Nursing National Research Conference held in San Diego.Continue reading “CSUSM Nursing students present at the Western Institute of Nursing National Research Conference”

Victoria Jordan, student teacher awarded Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Scholarship

Victoria Jordan, student teacher in the School of Education at Cal State San Marcos is the recipient of Delta Kappa Gamma’s scholarship grant. After graduating high school, she simultaneously attended Palomar Community College and worked with the Oceanside Unified School District as an Instructional Assistant. While working with students with special needs, she recognized that she was on the career path she wanted to specializeContinue reading “Victoria Jordan, student teacher awarded Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Scholarship”

Two CSUSM Leaders Recognized at “Women of Impact Celebration”

At the Women of Impact Celebration, Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath 76th District recognized several women leaders for their contributions to the community and two of them were from Cal State San Marcos! Mary L. Baker, School of Nursing and Dr. Arcela Núñez-Alvarez, National Latino Research Center. Please join us in congratulating them! Congratulations to honoreesContinue reading “Two CSUSM Leaders Recognized at “Women of Impact Celebration””

Writing the Book on Early Childhood Education

By David Ogul Christiane Wood, Photo by Steven Young The Cal State San Marcos professor’s new book, “The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers,” provides an in-depth study of four early educators’ classrooms at a “maker” school.  Cal State San Marcos professor Christiane Wood has written the book on innovative education. Literally. Wood’sContinue reading “Writing the Book on Early Childhood Education”