CSUSM Hosts First Homecoming: October 6 - 10, 2009


Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is celebrating its first homecoming with a week of fun events designed to reconnect and reunite over 23,000 CSUSM alumni.  The week of events culminates in a homecoming soccer game and tailgate at Mangrum Field on Sat., Oct. 10.

October 6: Fall Job Fair hosted by the CSUSM Career Center
  11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at University Plaza

October 8: Alumni Association Sponsored Student Barbeque
  12 noon to 1 p.m. at Kellogg Plaza

October 9: Alumni/Employee Annual Luncheon
  11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Big Cat Food Court

October 9: Alumni Association Lifetime Members Reception
  5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at The McMahan House

October 10: Homecoming Soccer Game and Tailgate
  11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Mangrum Field

The Homecoming Soccer Game and Tailgate includes campus tours, family friendly activities, CSUSM Alumni Visor Giveaway, and an Alumni/Student Halftime Soccer Game. 

All events are free of charge.  To register visit: www.csusmalumni.org

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.