February 2011

Feb. 28

Tartuffe Opens March 4
Department of Theatre and Dance begins its spring theater season with Moliere’s “Tartuffe,” a play about a seemingly devout and pious man who charms a mother and son to take him in as their guest and spiritual adviser. James R. Taulli directs the production that runs March 4-20 in the Young Theatre. For tickets or more information, call 657-278-3371.

Celebrating International Women
International Education and Exchange and the Women’s Center celebrates International Women’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, with poetry readings, music, dancing and an international fashion show along Titan Walk. At 7 p.m. there will be a free viewing of the film “March On! Their Stories Are the Reason We March!” about the 2009 National Equality March in Washington, D.C. The film and a Q&A session with director Laura McFerrin and cast member Zoe Nicholson will be held in the Titan Theater.

Impact of HIV/Aids on OC Women
The Women’s Center, in collaboration with the AIDS Services Foundation and the Student Health and Counseling Center, are hosting a March 10 symposium in honor of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The 9 a.m.-2 p.m. symposium and resource fair will be held in Room 3230 of Mihaylo Hall. Reservations are required; for more information, call 657-278-3928.

Feb. 24

Former Titan Tim Wallach Voted Into National College Hall of Fame
The College Baseball Foundation announced today that Tim Wallach will be enshrined July 3 in the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in Lubbock, Tex.

Edible Gardening Series
Fullerton Arboretum hosts a three-part series on edible gardening beginning Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Cost is $20 for Friends of the Arboretum; $25 for nonmembers with a discount for signing up for all three sessions. For more information, call 657-278-3407.

Rock Wall Event for Women
The Student Recreation Center hosts a Thursday, March 3, “Girls Night Out on the Rock.” The 6-9 p.m. is designed as a way of introducing the sport of rock climbing and is open to all students and SRC members. For more information, call 657-278-3702 or visit the Titan Recreations website.

Feb. 22

Titans Earn Baseball Series Win: Edge Long Beach, 4-3
Walker Moore’s pinch-hit RBI double broke a 1-1 tie and helped lift Cal State Fullerton to a 4-3 non-conference win over Long Beach State Monday night in a make-up of Friday night's rainout at Blair Field. The win evened the Titans’ record at 2-2 and gave the Titans a series win over the 49ers who fall to 1-2. It also gave Titan Head Coach Dave Serrano his 250th career victory.

Feb. 17

Educator, Activist on Campus Feb. 25
L’Heureux Lewis, assistant professor of sociology, black studies and public policy at City College of New York, will be the Feb. 25 speaker for the President's Scholars and Council of Honors Speakers Series. His 11 a.m.-noon talk on “Closing the African American Achievement Gap” will be presented in the Gabrielino Room of the Titan Student Union. For more information, contact Deanna Merino-Contino, 657-278-7418 or dmerino@fullerton.edu.

Feb. 15

Latest on Titan Golf
Cal State Fullerton men’s golf team captured a fourth-place team finish Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the Seventh Annual Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational Men’s Golf Tournament at Sunbrook Golf Course, while the women placed 12th in Long Beach State’s Gold Rush Invitational Women’s Golf Tournament at Yorba Linda Country Club.

Impending Rain Brings a Delay
The Titan softball team’s contest with long-time rival and top-ranked UCLA scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 16, has been postponed due to the threat of rain scheduled to hit the area.

Upcoming at Titan Bowl and Billiards
Titan Recreation and Associated Students Inc. announce the second Texas Hold’em poker tournament of the spring semester. The action begins at 4 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Titan Student Union Underground. Additional tourneys are set for March 2 and 16, April 6, 13 and 20, and May 4. Next week is the kick off of the spring table tennis tournament at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24. Additional contests will be held March 24, April 14 and 21, and May 5. For more information on both competitions, visit titanbowl.fullerton.edu or call 657-278-2144

Feb. 9

Dancing With Chopin
An afternoon of dance by theater and dance faculty is being offered Sunday, Feb. 20, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. The 5 p.m. performance performance is free to students, as well as those with CSUF ID and seniors age 60 and older. The show will begin with a performance by music major Kevin Mills. Tickets available at http://www.thebarclayorg.

Titans 11th at Anteater Invitational
Dakota Duerr shot a 4-under part 68 Tuesday, Feb. 8, as Cal State Fullerton finished 11th at the 31st Anteater Invitational Golf Tournament at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach. Fullerton’s next competition is the Southern Utah Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational Feb. 14-15.

Community Engagement Awards
The Center for Internships & Community Engagement is seeking nominations for its 2011 Community Engagement Awards May 3. For more information, go to the center’s website.

Lavender Welcome
The Multicultural Leadership Center hosts a spring LGBT Lavender Welcome 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10 in the Alvarado Room, Titan Student Union. For more information, call 657-278-7366 or email multiculturalcenter@fullerton.edu.

Academic Technology Day Feb. 25
Interested in learning more about online teaching practices or the Accessible Technology Initiative? Information Technology hosts Academic Technology Day Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the Titan Student Union. For more information or to sign up, go to http://myweb.fullerton.edu.TechDay.

Coalition Holds Hygiene Drive
The campus Hunger Coalition is holding a drive to collect personal items for the homeless. Donations will be accepted at various location throughout campus or at the Volunteer & Service Center, Room 2 of the Titan Student Union, through March 7. More information available at 657-278-7623.

Feb. 8

Construction Updates
This week, Cal Trans and the Orange County Transportation Authority begin night time lane and ramp closures on the Orange-57 Freeway between the 91 Freeway and Yorba Linda Boulevard, including those closest to the university. Details about which lanes and hours of closure are posted on the OCTA website.

Feb. 7

Titans Bested by a Single Point
A last-minute slam dunk by UCR brought defeat to the Titans during their Saturday, Feb. 5, match against UC Riverside. The homecoming match in Titan Gym ended 70-69.

The CSUF women’s basketball team also was defeated by the Highlanders during a Saturday night match in Riverside.

Scores were better in track and field, where Ciara Short doubled in school-record times in the 200 and 400 meters and Lauren Williams won the 60 meter hurdles Saturday at the NAU Challenge Track and Field meet. And, 10 Titan wrestlers placed during the San Francisco State Open — also on Saturday.

Feb. 4

Titans Beat Anteaters in Men's Basketball Match
Isiah Umipig scored 19 points and Orane Chin had a double-double, including a decisive 3-point play Thursday, Feb. 3, to lead Cal State Fullerton to an 80-74 Big West Conference victory over UC Irvine.

Homecoming 2011
Titans of all ages are invited to show their university spirit during homecoming festivities Saturday, Feb. 5. The action begins with a 3 p.m. tailgate party in front of Titan Gym followed by a basketball match up between the Titans and UC Riverside’s Highlanders at 6 p.m.

Feb. 3

Nominees Sought for Fourth Class of Titan Athletics Hall of Fame
Nominations are now being sought for the fourth class of inductees into the Titan Athletics Hall of Fame. The biennial event will next be held on Oct. 1, 2011. Candidates may be outstanding former university student-athletes, coaches, athletic staff members or friends and supporters of Cal State Fullerton.

Feb. 2

Alumnus Qualifies for Olympic Trials

Two runners - one wearing a CSUF jersey. Former Titan distance runner Nick Arciniaga (B.A. business administration-accounting ’07) finished second in the Houston Marathon Sunday, Jan. 30, and qualified for the U.S. Olympic trials. Scheduled to run only as a pacer for 25 kilometers for teammate Brett Gotcher, Arciniaga instead felt good and kept on running, posting a career-best time of 2:11.30 to trail only Bekana Daba of Ethiopia (2:07.04) and pick up $17,000 in prize money. Gotcher placed sixth.

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