Art Helps Students See beyond Disabilities

By Katie Chappell Everyone has a creative streak inside of them just waiting to be discovered. For the clients of Mountain Shadows Outreach Services and the CSUSM students that work alongside them, creativity has come through a powerful mural project that brings together artists, students and disabled adults to create art that transcends the canvas.Continue reading “Art Helps Students See beyond Disabilities”

Where is Human Development Alumnus– Colleen Pergis at today?

CEHHS Highlights Our Alumnus 2/15/16 by Colleen Pergis CSUSM fostered my creativity, leadership, and flexibility, and choosing to be a Human Development major was the best choice for my career. I knew I wanted to work with children in the applied setting so majoring in human development helped me to build solid foundations and toContinue reading “Where is Human Development Alumnus– Colleen Pergis at today?”

Cal State San Marcos Professors Host Workshop for Teachers

CSUSM professors, Katherine Hayden (School of Education) and Youwen Ouyang (Computer Science & Information Systems) hosted a workshop in Fullerton for 50 teachers from twelve school districts in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas, on Friday and Saturday, January 22nd and 23rd, 2016. Joe Keating (CSUSM’s School of Education too) gave the keynote addressContinue reading “Cal State San Marcos Professors Host Workshop for Teachers”

Brain & Body Fitness through Music & Movement

Hyun Gu Kang, Assistant Professor in the Kinesiology department at Cal State San Marcos continues the Brain & Body Fitness through Music & Movement program this spring semester. New courses will return at the San Marcos Senior Activities Center on February 4, located at 111 Richmar Ave, San Marcos, CA. To register or request moreContinue reading “Brain & Body Fitness through Music & Movement”

CoBA Taps into Other Majors to Better Serve Business by Whitney Frasier

by Whitney Frasier Over the last 23 years more than 7,000 senior business students have gained valuable and authentic business experience through a unique College of Business Administration (CoBA) program that pairs seniors with local and national companies to lead and implement real world projects. Now, for the first time in more than two decades,Continue reading “CoBA Taps into Other Majors to Better Serve Business by Whitney Frasier”

CSUSM Student Highlight – Carlo Lam

Interview with Carlo Lam By Marilyn Huerta It’s that time of year to reflect on the some of our 2015 CSUSM graduates so let’s interview Carlo Lam, Student Assistant for the College of Education, Health & Human Services and see what he’s up to! What was your major Carlo, and when did you graduate? ComputerContinue reading “CSUSM Student Highlight – Carlo Lam”

Digital Archives of Student Newspaper Offers Unique Perspective on CSUSM

By Margaret Chantung Launched on September 4, 1990, just a week after CSUSM opened its doors for the first time as a new university, the first issue of CSUSM’s student newspaper—then known as The Pioneer—was published. The inaugural issue featured a cover story on the Italian architectural style of the up-and-coming campus, a column byContinue reading “Digital Archives of Student Newspaper Offers Unique Perspective on CSUSM”

Diverse Families & Media: Using Research to Inspire Design

Faculty Highlight for the College of Education, Health & Human Services Sinem Siyahhan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at CSUSM co-authored a casebook and design guide published by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.  Siyahhan is also the Founding Director of Play2Connect, an initiative that aims to support family learning, communication, andContinue reading “Diverse Families & Media: Using Research to Inspire Design”