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Devon Greco: Focused on Entrepreneurial Success
Cal State San Marcos business graduate Devon Greco wants to help folks focus. An entrepreneur now living in Philadelphia, Greco has developed what he calls the next generation in neurofeedback devices—a brain-training tool that helps improve attention.

Dr. Vassilis Dalakas: Building the Future at CSUSM
Given his druthers, Dr. Vassilis Dalakas would rather be playing professional basketball. But the noted consumer psychology and sports marketing expert found his calling as a college professor, and he has no regrets about landing at Cal State San Marcos, where he has been teaching and conducting groundbreaking research since 2008.

New Dean Named for CSUSM College of Business Administration
Jim Hamerly, Ph.D., has been named the new dean of the College of Business Administration (CoBA) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM).

Leadership Center Names Garry Ridge of WD-40 “Outstanding Business Leader”
CLIMB names Garry Ridge, president and chief executive officer of WD-40 Company, its “Outstanding Business Leader” for 2015.

CLIMB Presents 2013 Outstanding Business Leader Award
CSUSM CLIMB has selected Art Barter, owner and chairman of Datron World Communications, Inc. and founder and CEO of Servant Leadership Institute as its Outstanding Business Leader for 2013.

Stone Taps into Senior Experience [Video]

Meet Innovator & Entrepreneur Sean Callahan
A serial entrepreneur, Sean Callahan '04 isn't afraid to take risks and work hard — in fact, you could say that he thrives on it.

Entrepreneur Shows Students the Ropes
On the first day of every new class, Jim Hamerly covers a subject not in the course description: himself. “I tell them who I am, where I came from and why I do what I do,” he said.

Congratulations to a CoBA Lecturer
Klaus can often be found scoping out destinations and studying corporations and business strategies from across the globe. The research isn’t personal: Klaus is searching for internships and other learning opportunities for our business students.

A CoBA Faculty Member Leaves a Legacy
Passionate about education and inspired by the deep-rooted innovative spirit of CSUSM, Marketing Professor Glen Brodowsky has ensured that his legacy will continue on in perpetuity at the University through his charitable bequest of real estate. It is his intention that assets from his Idyllwild home will one day transfer through his will and establish an endowed professorship in his name. 

Senior Experience Brings Book Smarts to Businesses
Two decades ago, a group of business majors at Cal State San Marcos rolled up their sleeves and got to work at local businesses as part of a pilot project that introduced real-world experience to the college curriculum.

3rd Annual CoBA Wine, Food & Brew Festival a Success
The third annual Wine, Food & Brew Festival to benefit the university's College of Business Administration treated a record 500 guests to local microbrews and fine wines as area restaurants tempted them with dishes such as rosemary chicken-flavored pasta and margherita pizza. 

LPL Financial Charitable Foundation Donates Largest Single Scholarship in CSUSM History
A 28-year-old Marine veteran and business student has received the largest single scholarship in Cal State San Marcos history.