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Ellen Neufeldt begins tenure as Cal State San Marcos’ fourth president

Ellen Neufeldt begins tenure as Cal State San Marcos’ fourth president

North Coast Current

July 7, 2019

California State University San Marcos’ new president officially took office July 1. She replaces Karen Haynes, who retired in June.

Local college executives see more room for women in higher-ed leadership

Local college executives see more room for women in higher-ed leadership

Lauren J. Mapp

June 28, 2019

California State University San Marcos President Karen Haynes retired in June after five decades of working in higher education. Among her accomplishments over the years, she cites being able to lead two universities as a president. Haynes said this is a rarity in both the number of years served and for a woman to work in two presidential roles in academia.

Palliative care institute at CSU San Marcos adds Shiley to its name

Palliative care institute at CSU San Marcos adds Shiley to its name

North Coast Current

June 13, 2019

A key California State University institute based at Cal State San Marcos has added prominent San Diego philanthropist Darlene Marcos Shiley to its name after a significant donation. The renamed Shiley CSU Institute for Palliative Care became official this month in recognition of Shiley’s $2.6 million gift.

Blakespear holds wide lead for Encinitas mayor; Measure U out; Hubbard, Mosca council bound

Blakespear holds wide lead for Encinitas mayor; Measure U out; Hubbard, Mosca council bound

North Coast Current

November 7, 2018

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear appears to hold a sound victory as Jody Hubbard and Joe Mosca are headed for the City Council, according to San Diego County Registrar of Voters results as of midday Nov. 7. Measure U is headed for defeat. Tasha Boerner Horvath retains her lead for the 76th District Assembly seat over Elizabeth Warren. Incumbents lead school board races.

Encinitas seeks high school, college artists for mosaic project

Encinitas seeks high school, college artists for mosaic project

North Coast Current

September 28, 2018

The city of Encinitas invites college and high school artists to participate in a permanent installation of mosaic panels at the Interstate 5 undercrossing at Santa Fe Drive, the city recently announced.

MiraCosta College launches biotech bachelor’s degree

MiraCosta College launches biotech bachelor’s degree

North Coast Current

September 1, 2017

MiraCosta College marks the launch of its first four-year bachelor’s degree program in biomanufacturing this fall, the college announced Aug. 29.

Nursing students’ scores place MiraCosta program among best

Nursing students’ scores place MiraCosta program among best

North Coast Current

February 3, 2017

MiraCosta College nursing students’ success rate on state licensure exams helped place its Registered Nursing Program third best in California in a RegisteredNursing.org review, the college announced Feb. 2.

First Choice College test prep opens Encinitas office

North Coast Current

February 2, 2017

First Choice College, a scholastic test preparation service, recently announced its opening of an Encinitas office, its first expansion to the West Coast.

Coastal Community Foundation senior scholarships available

North Coast Current

February 2, 2017

The Coastal Community Foundation has opened scholarship applications for local graduating high school seniors, the organization announced recently.

Encinitas Measure T, county Measure B losing early

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016

A proposed update to Encinitas’ city housing plan was losing in preliminary results Tuesday night, whole local school bond measures were on track to win, according to early voting results as of 11:50 p.m. Countywide Measure B, in support of building the massive Lilac Hills development in Valley Center, was also headed for defeat, according to early county results.

EDITORIAL: Community character, experience lead endorsement picks

North Coast Current

November 6, 2016

The North Coast Current’s editorial leadership suggests the following candidates for several Nov. 8 races affecting the city of Encinitas. The nature of this year’s local campaign reflects some of what we’ve seen nationally, with preferred candidates taking positions on issues that are at odds with other aspects that make those candidates appealing.

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