Longtime Professor Named Director for School of Education

By Brian Hiro Laurie Stowell, a professor of literacy, has been named director of the School of Education effective Jan. 25. (Photo credit: Marilyn Huerta) Laurie Stowell has been a professor at Cal State San Marcos since 1992, only two years after the university opened its doors.  Now, almost three decades later, she’s ready forContinue reading “Longtime Professor Named Director for School of Education”

Speech-Language Clinic Goes Virtual Amid COVID-19

Norm Bishop (center) and his wife, Alice, work with CSUSM student Jessica Mos at the Speech-Language Clinic in the Extended Learning building in February. The clinic soon shut down because of the coronavirus and is now offering telehealth services. Photo by Andrew Reed By Brian Hiro It would be difficult to overstate the challenge thatContinue reading “Speech-Language Clinic Goes Virtual Amid COVID-19”

Math and Science Teacher Scholarship Opportunities

Are you interested in teaching math or science? The School of Education at Cal State San Marcos, in collaboration with the California Math and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI), is offering a fully-paid scholarship for summer program that will help you earn an add-on credential in math or science. You can earn an add-on credential inContinue reading “Math and Science Teacher Scholarship Opportunities”

Awards and Accolades: Armenta Receives Mentoring Award

Richard Armenta, an assistant professor of kinesiology, is the winner of the 2020 Kerri Mowen Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award, which recognizes Cal State San Marcos faculty who actively “engage undergraduates in research experiences/scholarly activities, consistently provide opportunities to promote student success, and offer unbridled support and assistance on admission and matriculation to graduate programs, orContinue reading “Awards and Accolades: Armenta Receives Mentoring Award”

Award Recipient Sets Positive Example for Next Generation

“Once I started at ACE, they slowly started getting me to break out of my shell and really being able to talk to people and advocate for others,” said Nancy, who received her bachelor’s in liberal studies last May and is now enrolled in CSUSM’s multiple subject teaching credential program. Learn more about Nancy’s story…Continue reading “Award Recipient Sets Positive Example for Next Generation”

Education Course Pivots to Continue Helping Kids in STEM

Professor Sinem Siyahhan created a way to continue her popular Education 422 course, which has CSUSM students helping K-12 students learn tools and techniques to learn STEM topics, remotely during the pandemic. Read more… If you’re interested in learning more about educational programs at California State University San Marcos, please visit our websites: The SchoolContinue reading “Education Course Pivots to Continue Helping Kids in STEM”

Join Dr. Carol Van Vooren in supporting the School of Education Emerging Leaders fund! Thanks to Carol’s matching gift, your donations will be doubled until the fund reaches $1000!

“A commitment to social justice in education and educational leadership is the core of successful schools. I am supporting the School of Education Emerging Leaders program on CSUSM’s Giving Day to help fulfill the urgent need for prepared, diverse leaders in our local schools. Join me in this important mission and donate to this ground-breakingContinue reading “Join Dr. Carol Van Vooren in supporting the School of Education Emerging Leaders fund! Thanks to Carol’s matching gift, your donations will be doubled until the fund reaches $1000!”

Today is Giving Day! Share your heart with students in the College of Education, Health & Human Services at Cal State San Marcos – Dec. 1

Share your heart and support students in our college majoring in fields such as education, nursing, human development, kinesiology, social work, speech-language pathology and public health. Give directly to the fund you’re passionate about and see your impact magnified on Giving Day.  From student scholarships to program support to mentorships and community clinics, there areContinue reading “Today is Giving Day! Share your heart with students in the College of Education, Health & Human Services at Cal State San Marcos – Dec. 1”

Marine Corps veteran stands as role model for others

By: Cassie CarlislePosted at 4:33 PM, Nov 05, 2020 and last updated 9:15 AM, Nov 06, 2020 SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A U.S. Marine Corps veteran is spreading the message anyone can do anything they set their mind to. Kionte Storey enlisted with the USMC in 2007. He joined after witnessing the Twin Towers attack in 2001 and wantedContinue reading “Marine Corps veteran stands as role model for others”