CSUSM Honors Veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is hosting two events in honor of Veteran's Day.

Operation Art, an exhibit featuring art by Arts Association students, students of the CSUSM Veteran's Center, and the US Navy - Fleet Combat Camera Group Pacific, will open with a reception on Nov. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University Student Union/M. Gordon Clarke Field House, room 110. Veterans and artists will be present to speak about their work and experiences. The exhibit will remain on display through Nov. 16.

On Nov. 3 at noon, Dr. Heidi Kraft, a Navy psychologist at Camp Pendleton, will present her book, Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital. She will discuss her work regarding combat stress and her experiences working in a remote airbase in Iraq.

Directions and Parking
CSUSM is located at 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road in San Marcos. For more information or directions to the campus, visit http://www.csusm.edu/guide. Parking is available in campus lots with fees ranging from $2 to $9 depending upon length of stay.

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.