Mildred García: Titans are Spurring Younger Generations to Vote

If you live or work in Orange County, you’ve likely heard the universitywide theme radiating from the largest and most transformative institution in the region: “Titans Reach Higher.”

Indeed, with a quarter of a million alumni and over 40,000 students — more than half of whom are the first in their families to attend college — it’s hard to miss the ubiquity of California State University, Fullerton’s inspirational tagline, if not in spoken word or print, at least through the work and achievements of our faculty, staff, students and alumni.

We’ve even announced ways in which we back up our claim that Titans do, in fact, Reach Higher, none more important than the role we play as “Orange County’s intellectual and cultural center.” Even the language on our website tied to that assertion aligns with the “Reach Higher” theme: “We’re a place of coming together, a place that adds depth to the human experience, a place where minds expand and opportunities flourish. From degree programs and symposia to exhibitions and performances, our impact is substantial and our responsibility great.”

And as we celebrate National Voter Registration Day this week, never has our impact been more substantial, our responsibility more great. Continue reading in the Orange County Register.

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