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Writing the Book on Early Childhood Education
Cal State San Marcos professor Christiane Wood has written the book on innovative education.  Literally.

Wood’s new publication, “The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers” (Routledge, 2019) provides an in-depth study of four early educators’ classrooms at a “maker” school where a makerspace, learning-by-creating environment fuels children’s curiosity and creativity, critical ingredients in literacy learning.

Suzanne Moineau awarded the 2018-19 Harry E. Brakebill Distinguished Professor Award
The founder of CSUSM’s speech-language pathology program, Suzanne Moineau has earned the 2018-19 Harry E. Brakebill Distinguished Professor Award, given annually to a CSUSM faculty member in recognition of their commitment to sustained excellence in teaching, research and service.

CSUSM to Co-Host Third Annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit
North County San Diego teachers will gather at California State University San Marcos on Friday, July 28 for the third annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking that is open to all California PreK-12 teachers, teacher candidates, school administrators and other educators.

Promoting Healthy Communities
“I have a passion for both teaching and research, and CSUSM’s environment allows me to excel and have a nice balance.  There are not a lot of environments where you can do that.” - Dr. Christina Holub

Voices Heard Through Literacy Project
Irene Diggs took two Stuart Mesa Elementary School students to the nearby Marine Corps Mechanized Museum on Camp Pendleton hoping it would inspire them to write for an anthology project called "Voices of Military Children."

Grant Provides Path to Nursing for American Indian Students
Five American Indian students wasted no time in getting acclimated to Cal State San Marcos' School of Nursing last fall.

Human Development Student Ready to Make a Difference
Carlos Olivares had a difficult time adjusting to live in the United States after moving from Mexico when he was 9.

Center hopes to speed health advances from lab to patients
Speaker Christina Holub of California State University San Marcos descrbed a different kind of translation, taking basic research education from universities into the community.

Collaborative Simulations Help Prepare SLP Students
Erica Schulteis knows first-hand the benefits of the simulation program used by Cal State San Marcos' Speech-Language Pathology Department.

San Marcos Helping to Treat Nursing Shortage
With two innovative universities, San Marcos is North County’s education hub, including in an increasingly vital area: nursing.

Recognizing the Master of Public Health Program
MPH students participate in recent symposium on Student Research, Creative Activites & Innovation.

School of Nursing Offers Hands-only CPR Training
CSUSM Nursing Students will train as many people as possible on how to perform hands-only CPR.

HD Students Aim to Help Refugees on Trip Down Under
Eliza Bigham typically does a pre-trip visit before taking her Cal State San Marcos human development students abroad.

If a teddy bear could talk, what would it say?
Dr. Elizabeth Bigham, lecturer in Human Development at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), is the international head of the 'If toys could talk' project.

California State University San Marcos is hosting a one-day event on Friday, Feb. 3 for educators and students to learn how The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection can bring new understanding to the issues of equity and access facing students.

CSUSM's Nursing Program Ranked 12th in California ranked the programs at 127 colleges and universities throughout California by assessing factors that represent how well a program supports students toward licensure and beyond.  California State University San Marcos’ nursing program has been ranked 12th in the state.

High Tech Social Worker
Jimmy Young, Assistant Professor, Social Work Department was interviewed for an article in Social Work Today magazine.

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