Cal State San Marcos Honored with Special Day in Escondido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

The Escondido City Council declared Wed., Feb. 24, 2010 as California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Day in the city in honor of the university's 20th anniversary in 2010.  Mayor Lori Holt Pfeiler, an alumna of CSUSM's Master's of Business Administration program, presented the proclamation to Vice President of University Advancement Neal Hoss at the city council meeting.

CSUSM has been similarly honored by the City of San Marcos.  Vice-Mayor Hal Martin declared it CSUSM Day in the city on January 28, 2010 during the university's 20th Anniversary Kick-Off event.  The County of San Diego Board of Supervisors declared it CSUSM Day county-wide on January 26, 2010.

About California State University San Marcos

California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. 85 percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is fifteen miles east of the ocean; just thirty miles north of downtown San Diego.