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Faculty Staff Associations Graduate Recognition Ceremonies have been Postponed:  

  • It is not a matter of if, but a matter of when these will be rescheduled to for our 2020 graduates. The FSA's and Campus recognize the importance of our graduates and will share information on new dates for our Faculty and Staff recognition ceremonies and distribution of stoles when the time is right and we return to our normal routines. 

Spring 2020 Search Committee Trainings

  • All trainings have been postponed until further notice. 
 
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Dr. Heidi Hardt
 
 Institute for Women's Policy and Research
 

CSUSM Wins Top Diversity Award for Sixth Straight Year 

"Cal State San Marcos has received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education."
 
 
STUDENTS' SENSE OF BELONGING VARIES BY IDENTITY, INSTITUTION

"A new study shows that minority and first-generation students have a higher sense of belonging at two-year colleges than their counterparts at four-year institutions..."

 
 
‘Getting Out the Count’

"The 2020 Census is approaching, and civic engagement leaders on college campuses are reaching out to students to encourage participation and remove potential barriers..."

 
 
"Dr. Heidi Hardt, an associate professor of political science at UC Irvine, and three co-authors found that only one in five readings assigned to Ph.D. level political science students is written by a female author and 18.7 percent of first authors of readings were female."
 
 
 
CSUSM was recognized for its creation of an environmental justice internship program, which began in fall 2018. The project was a collaboration between CSUSM’s sustainability program, under the guidance of 
 
 
"She noted that in 2015-2016, an estimated 22 percent of undergraduates were parents. Among them, 55 percent were single parents, 44 percent worked full-time while enrolled in a postsecondary institution and 64 percent attended school part-time."
 
NACAC AGREES TO CHANGE ITS CODE OF ETHICS

"Delegates voted Saturday -- 211 to 3 -- to strip provisions from the Code of Ethics and Professional Practice that may violate antitrust laws. The provisions are: . . ."

 
microphone laying on a stage
 
 
When you were offered the microphone to make your comments, you said, "No thanks, I’m good." But it’s not about how you feel using a microphone. It’s about how others can best hear.
  
 
WOMEN NOW THE MAJORITY OF U.S. MEDICAL STUDENTS, AAMC DATA REVEALS

For the first time in history, women comprise the majority of enrolled medical students in the U.S. at 50.5%, according to 2019 data released today by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)....

Some College Students Facing Homelessness, Hunger Around the Holidays

This month, home for the holidays will be a much-anticipated destination for many college students as they wrap up finals, look forward to family celebrations and their long winter break....

Diversity at Public Health Schools Improves at a Crawl, Report Finds

Dr. Melody Goodman never had a Black professor – not as an undergraduate or as a graduate student. When a graduate school mentor asked her if she thought about going into academia, she responded, “Of course not. Why would I think about that?”...