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Cal State Fullerton received a $250,000 grant from the California Department of Education for the July 11-25 residential program that introduced migrant students to higher education and science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning and careers.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015
Cal State Fullerton is among 33 statewide sites hosting "Better Together: California Teachers Summit," a free day of learning for educators this Friday, July 31. Keynote speakers are Yvette Nicole Brown and Leland Melvin, with their talks telecast to all host sites.
Cameron Walker, a Florence, Alabama native and anthropology professor at California State University, Fullerton, has written “Small Town, Big Style: Music, Textiles and Food in Alabama’s Shoals Region” to explore the creative community here and why it’s persisted,” she said this week while visiting Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
The New York Times
SEVERAL years ago, while browsing the campus bookstore, one of us, Professor Segal, encountered a display table filled with Squirtles. A Squirtle is a plush-toy turtle manufactured by the company Russ Berrie. They were adorable and she couldn’t wait to take one home.
South China Morning Post
Colleges in the US and Cuba are building new academic ties as tensions ease between the countries. Several American universities have recently agreed to exchange programmes with Cuba after the US loosened travel restrictions. Those schools include Auburn University and California State University, Fullerton.
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
Cal State Fullerton is one of 33 statewide sites hosting “Better Together: California Teachers Summit,” a free day of learning for educators Friday, July 31. An estimated 14,500 preschool-12th-grade teachers, teacher candidates and educational leaders are expected to gather at sites throughout California, including about 1,300 participants at CSUF.
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Cal State Fullerton once again claimed the top spot in Forbes #MyTopCollege social media campaign, which featured thousands of tweets and Instagram postings highlighting school spirit and passion from students and alumni of more than 250 universities nationwide.
Students and faculty collaborate on field research in one of the world’s few desert research facilties: The California State University’s Desert Studies Center in Zzyzx.
California State University
Twenty California State University campuses, including Cal State Fullerton, have been awarded $8,067,854 from the U.S. Department of Education to help provide first-generation, low-income, veteran and students with disabilities with the support services they need for college success.
Class of 2015 kinesiology graduate and former soccer player Adriana Gjonovich has been named the Big West Conference's honoree for this year's NCAA Women of the Year award.
Orange County Register
Less than 2 percent of high school soccer players advance to the NCAA Division I level, while the same percentage jumps from NCAA to Major League Soccer, according to the NCAA. An even smaller number of players join the U.S. Men’s National Team. George Kuntz, Cal State Fullerton’s men’s soccer coach, has coached two players who beat those odds to play for Team USA this summer: Brad Evans and Miguel Ibarra. Kuntz coached both at UC Irvine: Ibarra from 2010-11 and Evans from 2003-06.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015
How do women influence the world of politics and activism compared to their male counterparts? Cal State Fullerton associate professor of history Natalie Fousekis believes speaking with women who have excelled in politics and advocacy is key in order to answer these questions.
An introduction to Cal State Fullerton's new Dean of the College of the Arts.
Seven exhibits are open or opening at Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana. A reception for the shows is slated Saturday, Aug. 1.
For high school students Cristian Araujo and Daniel Alvarado, Cal State Fullerton’s Upward Bound program is more than just an opportunity to advance academically. The program – which is made up of about 90 Santa Ana high school students – has become for them a community of constant support and motivation over the past year.
Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Associate professor of biology Hope Johnson and assistant professor of geological sciences Sean Loyd help teach a group of doctoral students in an intensive five-week program every summer focusing on the intersection of life and geology. The geobiology program has been running for more than 10 years. Students in the program explore microbe-rock interactions and other relationships among rocks and materials and life on earth.
When Phil Rahn was 10, he debuted his show performance skills at a Disneyland parade. More than 20 years later, he’s part of the Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment team at Shanghai Disney Resort, slated to open next year in China.
Veronica Scott’s vision of her future looks much different from what she initially planned. As an undergraduate at UC Riverside, the Temecula resident pursued a degree in economics, hoping to get to the root of a deep recession that plagued Riverside County, which she had called home since she was 4. But after she volunteered at UC San Diego Medical Center, something changed.
Thinking about math professor David Pagni took me back to the summer of 2005, when I told him that my dream was to get a doctorate in math. He was the first person ever to take me seriously on that – so seriously, in fact, that to this day he has not forgotten it and insists that I pursue the dream I’ve dreamed since I was a teenager.
The Daily Titan, CSUF’s student newspaper, won first place and the title “Best College Newspaper” in the 57th annual Southern California Journalism Awards 2015 contest sponsored by the Los Angeles Press Club.
Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer – the defending Big West Conference regular season and tournament champions – will host its second Women’s Soccer Kick-Off Event on Aug. 8. Welcoming fans, alumni, family and supporters, the event will take place at Golleher Alumni House on the Cal State Fullerton campus from 4 to 6 p.m. The event will feature auction prizes, food and drinks, as well as beer or wine for guests over 21 compliments of The Twisted Vine.
Thu, 23 Jul 2015
Campus and community members can enjoy the blues with Brother Yusef, while sampling tasty selections from the best of local and regional breweries, at the Fullerton Arboretum’s Brews and Blues.
Cal State Fullerton has been awarded almost $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to develop and oversee a comprehensive high school equivalency program to serve migrant farm workers and their children.
Mon, 20 Jul 2015
Now a second-year criminal justice major at Cal State Fullerton and a GEAR UP Alumni Leader, Joseph Camacho is helping inspire a new crop of junior and high schoolers to aim higher.
New York Times Magazine
Cal State Fullerton psychology professor and twins researcher Nancy Segal is featured in this story about two sets of identical twins separated at birth and raised as fraternal twins.
Thu, 16 Jul 2015
The Washington Post
Only months after the U.S. eased travel restrictions, several colleges have struck agreements with Cuban schools to create exchange programs for students and faculty. More American colleges are planning study trips to Cuba, and both sides are exploring research projects.
Wed, 15 Jul 2015
The Indy | Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach artist and founding faculty member of Cal State Fullerton's College of the Arts G. Ray Kerciu, believes political correctness motivated South Carolina’s governor to call for the removal of the Confederate flag from the state’s capitol. The decades-old debate over a flag symbolic of racism prodded Kerciu to dust off his own social protest relics from 50 years ago, paintings of the Confederate flag that he offered as last-minute additions to a Laguna Art Museum exhibit.
Tam Nguyen, the Co-Owner of Advance Beauty College and Cal State Fullerton alumnus shares his gratitude for the American troops and parents who risked their lives during Vietnam War.
Black women have mortgage rates that are approximately 26.5 basis points higher on average compared to white women, according to a paper published in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. Two of the paper’s three authors, Zhenguo Lin and Yingchun Liu, are Cal State Fullerton finance professors in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.
Sixty-two Brazilian students are studying and conducting research at Cal State Fullerton thanks an initiative that seeks to foster innovation and collaboration in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
CSUF's SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Center for Creativity and Critical Thinking is collaborating with Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District and Segerstrom Center for the Arts to present a July 13-24 arts- and science summer camp for elementary students.
Tue, 14 Jul 2015
Incoming students are taking part in Cal State Fullerton's summer tradition: New Student Orientation.
Thirty seniors from the Anaheim Union High School District are on campus this week, July 13-17, taking part in the Educational Talent Search’s 2015 Senior Success Camp.
Alumna Navid Madani, a Harvard research scientist, returned to campus to share her cutting-edge HIV research, and her passion for promoting HIV education and research collaboration in the Middle East and North Africa.
CSUF marketing professor Chiranjeev Kohli discusses the changes social media is bring to product marketing and brand.
Thu, 09 Jul 2015
The energy-efficient lighting used in Cal State Fullerton's Nutwood and State College parking structures has garnered the University an "Exemplary Higher Education Site" award from the Better Buildings Alliance Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign.
For the past 10 years, Cal State Fullerton students have arrived in Washington, D.C., each summer to participate in internships, attend classes taught by CSUF faculty, and experience what it’s like to work in our nation’s capital.
Wed, 08 Jul 2015
This summer, 62 female high school students from across the region are honing their mathematical skills through Cal State Fullerton’s Project MISS, which also is celebrating 25 years of helping students excel in math.
Tenth annual Summer School for Nonprofits, Aug. 10-13, offers two free seminars, as well as programs on marketing, grants, leadership, fiscal management and community relations.
Cal State Fullerton and 14 other California State University campuses are collaborating to digitize documents and oral histories related to the confinement of Japanese Americans during World War II.
The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation has chosen the Center for Public and Oral History's "Women, Politics and Activism" project for a grant.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015
Incoming freshmen get hands-on lab experiences as part of the ASCEND STEM and BURST FORTH programs to get them on track for science, technology, engineering and mathematics studies this fall.
California State University faculty and staff members were awarded more than $3.4 million in grants and contracts during the fourth academic quarter.
Mon, 06 Jul 2015
The CSU African American Initiative is offering a Summer Algebra Institute to help sixth through eighth graders develop tools to meet or exceed grade-level standards in mathematics.
Cal State Fullerton has been chosen to help lead “Better Together: California Teachers Summit,” an effort to bring 20,000 teachers together at various sites throughout the state to learn from one another and share ideas about excellence in teaching and innovation in education.
CSU Summer Arts has earned a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to bring art experiences to underserved communities in the Monterey Bay area.
A dozen students from Cal State Fullerton will experience something in the fall most Americans haven't been able to do in 50 years – live in Cuba.
This fall, when incoming freshmen come to campus, some will be joining not only the University and the college where they major — they will join one of six learning communities.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015
Forbes magazine has launched its second annual #MyTopCollege campaign to help celebrate campus pride by encouraging students and alumni to share the reasons they love their alma mater. Last year, Cal State Fullerton emerged as the nation's No. 1 college, and the plan is to keep that title.
Geology major Isaac Magallanes has been selected for a summer internship as part of the Panama Canal Project-Partnerships for International Research and Education, where he is conducting research focusing on the collection fossils.
Cal State Fullerton baseball is in Gwangju City, Korea, representing the United States in the 2015 World University Games from July 3-14.
After five long years, I had finally earned a seat at the graduation ceremony. Having been the first in my family to attend and now graduate from a university, I couldn’t help but feel overjoyed. I also couldn’t help thinking that in less than 24 hours I would be on a flight to Brazil.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Isaac Salazar has served as Cal State Fullerton’s director of strength and conditioning since February 2012. He works with all Titan sports teams, even traveling with the baseball team during its College World Series run in June.
Miriam Morua, a biological science graduate student at Cal State Fullerton with a specialization in plant physiology, is looking to find the most efficient way to irrigate plants.
Psychology professor Nancy Segal, director of the Twin Studies Center, comments on challenges twins face forging unique identies.
Cal State Fullerton Associate Professor of Psychology Russ Espinoza researched whether the theory of “aversive racism” plays a role in death penalty decisions -- and found the answer is “yes.”
Girls Inc. of Orange County and Cal State Fullerton's Center for Economic Education are working to educate teenage girls about the crucial topics of personal financial management, as well as finding and obtaining the right job.
If you were nestled in one of the stadium seats at the Hollywood Bowl on June 7, your ears would have welcomed the melodious notes of Cal State Fullerton's University Singers, and select members of CSUF's Concert Choir, accompanying the famed voice of Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
Former Cal State Fullerton wrestler Ivan Sanchez, 27, knows the campus well. These days, in addition to his work as a youth wrestling coach, he’s a part-time sociology lecturer at CSUF.
Cal State Fullerton has been recognized as the California State University Center of Excellence for Supplemental Instruction and will serve as a model for other CSU campuses.
The College of Communications’ Daily Titan was named best college newspaper June 28 at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 57th annual Southern California Journalism Awards ceremony.
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