Memorial Day at CSUSM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

Who: Colonel Nicholas F. Marano, USMC commanding officer, Marine Corp Base, Camp Pendleton and Karen S. Haynes, president, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM)

What: Memorial Day celebration to honor all who have served in the armed forces. 

When: Tuesday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m.

Where: CSUSM campus, Tukwut Courtyard - 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.

Active-duty military, veterans, friends and families are invited to attend a Memorial Day celebration at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) in Tukwut Courtyard on Tuesday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m.

Colonel Nicholas F. Marano, USMC commanding officer of the Marine Corp Base, Camp Pendleton and CSUSM's President Karen S. Haynes will be guest speakers. The Navy Band Southwest Brass Quintet will be on hand to perform the National Anthem and Taps. Attendees will enjoy free refreshments.

About the CSUSM Veterans Center

In fall 2008, CSUSM celebrated the opening of its new Veterans Center - the second to be opened in the 23-campus California State University system. CSUSM's student population includes nearly 900 students who are self-identified as active-duty personnel, veterans, or their dependents.

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 $3 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 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.