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Side by side photos of Laura Rendon and Jose Manuel Villarreal
April 12, 2021
Titled “A Virtual Conversation: Honoring the Legacy of César Chávez,” the event was designed to pay tribute to Chávez’s life and to inspire students as change agents who can make a difference in their communities. It was organized by Service Learning & Civic Engagement and featured a pair of keynote speakers: Laura Rendón and José Manuel Villarreal.
a toy figure of a women standing at the bottom of a toy ladder with steps missing. A toy figure of a man standing at the top of a toy ladder.
April 12, 2021
Three ways that professors and administrators, intentionally or not, put staff ‘in their place.’
Group photo of APIDA-FSA
April 12, 2021
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Beyond the Stereotype

  • My faith is not evil
  • Jews do not control the world economy
  • Meditating does not mean accepting injustice
  • My faith doesn't make me close minded
  • Individualism is not a sin
The purpose of the campaign is to challenge stereotypes around religions, faith, spirituality, and/or life practices within a social justice framework.

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Campus Commitment

CSUSM students
 
CSUSM has made an institutional commitment to inclusive excellence by contributing resources, initiatives, centers and regular events.
Your generosity furthers the campus committment to inclusive excellence.

Strategic Plan

Action Steps for the Diversity and Strategic Plan (2017-2022)

Goal 1 - Access and Success
Status: In Progress
CSUSM will improve institutional access and equity through effective recruitment and retention of diverse students, faculty, staff, and administrators, providing them with equitable and expanded opportunities for success.
Goal 2 - Curriculum, Co-Curriculum, Learning Outcomes
Status: In Progress
Develop students’ skills, knowledge, and abilities to advocate for, lead, and participate in social change, to function and contribute effectively in a diverse and multicultural world, and to understand the role of diversity in their own lives and in society.
Goal 3 - Inclusive Climate
Status: In Progress
Foster and maintain an inclusive, welcoming, campus environment where all campus members thrive and are heard and where differences are considered a collective strength.
Goal 4 - Institutionalized Diversity
Status: In Progress
Ensure that CSUSM’s institutional priorities, initiatives, policies, and practices take into account, reflect, and support the university’s goals and expectations for diversity and inclusion.

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Awards

Higher Education Excellence in Diversity 2020 Award
California State University San Marcos has received the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the seventh straight year that CSUSM has been named a HEED Award recipient.

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  • ~54%
    First Generation Students
  • ~50%
    Underrepresented Students
  • ~61%
    Female Faculty (wo/Unit 11)

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