New Dean Appointed for CEHHS

Cal State San Marcos announced the appointment of Dr. Jennifer Ostergren as the next dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services.   Ostergren currently serves as associate dean of student success and academic affairs for the College of Health and Human Services at California State University Long Beach. A faculty member at CSULB since 2003, she has served in a variety of leadership roles,Continue reading “New Dean Appointed for CEHHS”

Public Health Program to Become a Department

The public health program at Cal State San Marcos has been approved to become a department within the College of Education, Health and Human Services, effective July 1.  The change was approved last week by Carl Kemnitz, CSUSM’s provost.   As part of the department designation, public health will be moving from the School of Nursing, where itContinue reading “Public Health Program to Become a Department”

Nursing Is a Family Affair for Graduate

May 19, 2021 by Brian Hiro In the Fresno community where Sarah Menyhay grew up, there was never much doubt about where you would turn if your child was sick and you didn’t know what was wrong or what to do. You would call the Menyhays. If the father, Steve, wasn’t home, you’d talk to the mother, Pamela. IfContinue reading “Nursing Is a Family Affair for Graduate”

2021 Annual Student & Alumni Virtual Awards Celebration

College of Education, Health & Human Services (CEHHS) 2021 Annual Student & Alumni Virtual Awards Celebration Please join us virtually in celebration of our students and alumni! Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 6:00 p.m. | Via livestream _____________________________________________________ In recognition of CEHHS graduating students receiving Latin Honors Bachelor of Science in KinesiologyBachelor of Arts in HumanContinue reading “2021 Annual Student & Alumni Virtual Awards Celebration”

Nursing Students Step up Amid Pandemic by Vaccinating Community

April13,2021 By Brian Hiro When the spring semester began in late January, it seemed as if the stars had finally aligned for Cal State San Marcos to send its nursing students back into the community for their badly needed clinical rotations. Some were scheduled to be stationed in the Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District, providing health screeningsContinue reading “Nursing Students Step up Amid Pandemic by Vaccinating Community”

HD student part of Duke summer program

Ruby Reyes, a human development student, has been selected to participate in a summer research program at Duke University this summer. Reyes, who was chosen from among 600 applicants from across the country, will work with Sarah Elizabeth Gaither, a psychology and neuroscience professor at Duke. Reyes will also be presenting her research on Mexican-American collegeContinue reading “HD student part of Duke summer program”

CSUSM Opens Vaccine Clinic for Campus Community

Cal State San Marcos police officer Adam White was the first person vaccinated when the university opened a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for the campus community last week. Photo by Andrew Reed Since he became eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Phase 1B in late February, Adam White has been trying in vainContinue reading “CSUSM Opens Vaccine Clinic for Campus Community”

Assistant Professor was First Inspired to Become a Nurse

March 30, 2021 By Marilyn Huerta Assistant Professor Elvira D. Gomez a first-generation Mexican-American who works in the School of Nursing at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), was inspired to become a health professional when she witnessed her aunt Aurora, a practicing nurse, save the life of her father. “Wow. She just came inContinue reading “Assistant Professor was First Inspired to Become a Nurse”