June 2011

June 27

Bargains Galore at Arboretum Sale
The Fullerton Arboretum hosts its annual Summer Clearance Sale during the weekends of July 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, as well as Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 21. Every plant in the Potting Shed will be reduced by 50 percent before the facility closes for the remainder of July and August. For more information, go to the arboretum website or call 714-278-4001.

Former Titans at World Cup
After spending their collegiate careers helping guide the women’s soccer program to new heights, a pair of former Titan standouts met on opposite sides of the field June 27, as Karen Bardsley’s England squad and Marlene Sandoval’s Mexico side battled to a 1-1 draw in the 2011 Women’s World Cup opener for both countries in Wolfsburg, Germany.

OLLI Offers Free Lectures
Free public lectures, scheduled through Aug. 11, on topics that explore heroic pursuits, practical matters and issues of the day are being offered this summer by Cal State Fullerton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

June 14

Pro Soccer Team Holds Matches on Campus
The recently formed professional soccer club, Los Angeles Blues, is playing a number of its games at Cal State Fullerton. Campus members can take in the games for $5 a ticket, rather than the full price, with campus ID. Upcoming games on campus include June 24 vs. Harrisburg and July 15 vs. Dayton. For more information, go to LA Blues website.

June 9

Faculty Speakers Slated for Library Town and Gown Talks
Three professors will deliver free lectures at the Fullerton Public Library as part of the city and university’s Town & Gown series. Lana Dalley, assistant professor of English, Kristine Dennehy, associate professor of history, and Stephen B. Neufeld, assistant professor of history, will speak June 14, July 12 and Aug. 9, respectively. Dalley will talk about experiences researching, writing and teaching in England; Dennehy will talk about trekking in the Himalayas; and Neufeld will talk on “Soldiers, Cantinas and Other Perils of the Mexican Archive.”

June 7

Titan Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees for 2011 Announced
A three-time NBA champion, a 15-year major league baseball veteran, the architect of the women’s gymnastics dynasty, one of college softball’s most powerful hitters and two of the most generous donors to the Athletics Department comprise the 2011 list of inductees into the Titan Athletics Hall of Fame.

Bruce Bowen, Brent Mayne, Lynn Rogers, Sue Lewis, and Jerry and Merilyn Goodwin, respectively, will be inducted as the hall's fourth biennial class Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Titan Student Union.

Arboretum Kicks Off Summer of Programs
A bug safari, as well as programs on animal tracks, birds of prey, animal tracks and creatures of the night are among the activities scheduled for this summer at the Fullerton Arboretum. This month its the “Arboretum Entomologists’ Bug Safari” for children ages 5 and older. The 9:30-10:30 a.m. June 11 program will be led by nature guide Cindy Calisher. Cost is $3 per child.

The Arboretum’s 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Garden programs kick off July 12 with “Birds of Prey” led by Peggy Chase of the Orange County Bird of Prey Center, followed by “Who Goes There?” on animal tracks July 26, “Scavenger Hunt” Aug. 9 and “Creatures of the Night” with Cheryl Rendes from Wonders of Wildlife. Cost per program is $5 per family.

Preregistration is requested and can be made by calling 657-278-3407. More information available online.

June 1

Eight Titans Are All-Big West Conference Selections
After finishing the regular season with its second consecutive Big West Conference championship, and ninth in the past 13 years, Cal State Fullerton saw Nick Ramirez (Player of the Year), Dave Serrano (Coach of the Year) and Michael Lorenzen (Freshman Player of the Year) take home top honors as the Big West announced its all-conference awards May 31.

Ramirez also has been named a semifinalist for the 2011 Golden Spikes Award presented by USA Baseball.

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