Week Starting November 27

Brief Update:

  • Please join me in welcoming Casey Green to CoBA, starting today!  Casey is our Administrative Support Assistant supporting the third floor as Whitney Steffler has moved to the MBA Office as MBA Operations Administrator.

Giving Day Tomorrow (Tuesday, November 28)


CSUSM Giving Day is your day to support what you love about the University for 24 hours on November 28, 2017, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59p.m. Held on national Giving Tuesday, CSUSM Giving Day is for everyone who loves CSUSM to join together in support of the University and maximize their impact through a matching gift! The University has a matching gift of $50,000 and CoBA Leadership has a matching gift of $10,000. So for every dollar given, your gift can result in $3 to CoBA. Show us your heart at www.csusm.edu/givingday/!

Week ending November 3, 2017


  • Whitney Steffler has moved to the MBA Office and promoted to MBA Operations Administrator. Please join me in congratulating Whitney in her new position.

Celebrations of Success:


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  • Ed Ashley and Todd Colburn presented the results of their study of the economic impact of the craft brew industry in San Diego at the SDNEDC Craft Brew Summit. The semi-annual report is done in partnership with the San Diego Business Journal and the San Diego Brewers Guild (SDBG). The head economist of the National Brewers Association also corroborated the report methodology. As a part of the collaboration, the University will be responsible for the official data collection and reporting on behalf of the SDBG.
  • Did you miss our Alumni Reception and Taste for Student Success events, now University-wide? They were widely attended, and we look forward to growing this event every year. Kudos to Paige Kepley and her team!



  • Did you miss Halloween as well?



Important Upcoming Event: December 14, 5:30 – 7 pm North County Business Reception and 7-8:30 pm Senior Experience Trade Show, both in the USU.

Alumnus Highlight:

Tanner McClellan is the Territory Sales Manager in Hendersonville, TN for Mars Wrigley Confectionery. Tanner has done a terrific job managing his career and keeping in touch with his mentor. Remember that name and this face, Tanner McClelland.