Stoked on a Summer Internship at Hurley

By Margaret Chantung You could say the Hurley International Icon Internship Program is competitive. Approximately 2,000 enthusiastic undergrads apply annually for only 37 coveted spots at Hurley’s Costa Mesa headquarters. This year 2015 CSUSM graduate Makenzie Stade landed one of them. During the 10-week summer program, Makenzie is getting an insider’s view on how theContinue reading “Stoked on a Summer Internship at Hurley”

Innovations in Teaching Math to All Children

By Marilyn Huerta June 15, 2015 In June, the summer breeze blew through the CSUSM campus as North County elementary school teachers gathered to learn new methods for teaching math. They attended the Innovations in Elementary Mathematics Instruction for All Children: A Symposium for Multilingual Educators at California State University San Marcos. Hosted by theContinue reading “Innovations in Teaching Math to All Children”

Helping the Elderly Prevent Falls

By Triveni Sheshadr March 25, 2015   The statistics are sobering. Every year one in three adults ages 65 and older experiences a fall. As a result many suffer fractures, injuries and, in some cases, even death. Falls are a leading cause of hospitalizations among the elderly. Hyun Gu Kang, assistant professor of kinesiology atContinue reading “Helping the Elderly Prevent Falls”

Healthcare with Heart: Clinics Provide Free Services Across San Diego County

By Triveni Sheshadri March 18, 2015 During a rare lull in her busy afternoon, Alia Holyfield loaded a washer in the back room of an Oceanside health clinic. Before that she had answered phones, took a patient’s blood pressure and medical history, and checked inventory in the supply room. It’s all in a day’s workContinue reading “Healthcare with Heart: Clinics Provide Free Services Across San Diego County”

Collaborative Learning Thrives at CEHHS

by Triveni Sheshadri On the last day of the fall semester, students in Erika Daniels’ Applications in Youth and Child Development class milled about their classroom in University Hall as they took in the work of their peers. They checked out colorful poster boards, watched PowerPoint presentations and participated in an inventive game designed byContinue reading “Collaborative Learning Thrives at CEHHS”

From Remedial Classes to Honor Society

by Triveni Sheshadri Featured speaker Tiffany Tooley, an honor student who is working toward degrees in Human Development and Medical Anthropology, shared her inspirational story of hard work and persistence. “The test that I took told me I was not smart enough to take college courses. My heart told me otherwise. I passed my remedialContinue reading “From Remedial Classes to Honor Society”

Nurturing the Scientists of the Future

by Triveni Sheshadri Since 2006, the fall Nu Upsilon Research Conference at CSUSM has given Kinesiology and Human Development students the opportunity to present the findings of their undergraduate research before an audience of peers and faculty. The 2014 conference, held in early December at the Student Union, featured the work of more than threeContinue reading “Nurturing the Scientists of the Future”