September 2011

Sept. 28

Native Plant Sale Oct. 8-9

A wide selection of Mediterranean plants, succulents and low-water maintenance plants will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8-9 at the Fullerton Arboretum. A special Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum membership presale will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7.

Sept. 27

The Trunk at Brea Mall

Now Titan fans can buy their Cal State Fullerton shirts, caps, pennants and other memorabilia — without stepping on campus — simply by going to the new 2,000-square-foot shore, The Trunk, in the Brea Mall. Grand opening is Saturday, Oct. 1.

“The Brea Mall location is appealing due to the proximity of CSUF alumni and the challenges getting on campus for visitors,” said Chuck Kissel, director of Titan Shops. “Additionally, the Brea Mall is one of the busiest in Southern California and simply two miles away from the main campus.”

Women’s Golf

The women’s golf team was in seventh-place as it entered action Sept. 27 at the Rose City Collegiate Women's Golf Tournament in Aurora, Oregon.

Sept. 26

Trustees Receive Budget Overview

During this month’s meeting, the California State University Board of Trustees heard a preliminary overview of the system's budget request for 2012-2013 that will be brought to the board for action at its next meeting in November.  It is expected that the state will continue to face severe budget challenges in 2012-13, and national and state economic recovery remains weak with many economists warning of the possibility of a “double dip” recession.

Titan Sports Roundup

Junior Ann Marie Tangorra scored her fifth goal of the season and the Titans outshot UNLV, 20-9, Sept. 25, but a late Rebels strike with less than five minutes to play forged a 1-1 double-overtime draw in women's soccer. Next up: Big West Conference play against San Luis Obispo Sept. 30.

In volleyball, Kayla Neto had 18 kills, including four in the deciding set, and scooped up a career high 30 digs to lead the Titans to a key 3-2 Big West Conference victory over UC Santa Barbara Sept. 24. Next match is Sept. 30 vs. UC Riverside.

Sophomore Ritchie Gonzalez scored twice and senior Kevin Venegas finished with a goal and an assist, helping lift the Titans to a 4-2 victory against Denver in men's soccer action Sept. 23.

Sept. 22

‘Someone Else’s Twin’ Lecture
Nancy L. Segal, professor of psychology and director of the Twin Studies Center on campus, will talk about her latest book, “Someone Else’s Twin,” Sunday, Sept. 25, at the La Habra Branch Library, 221 E. La Habra Blvd. The 3 p.m. talk is free and open to the public. Segal will sign books after her presentation.

CSU College Night
Students, parents and educators interested in learning more about the California State University’s 23 campuses are invited to attend a Sept. 27 College Night in Pasadena. For more information, download the event poster:

Discussing Cinco de Mayo
David Hayes-Bautista, professor of medicine and director of UCLA’s Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture, will discuss the origins of “Cinco de Mayo — an American Tradition” at Monday, Oct. 3 in Portola Pavilion of the Titan Student Union. The 1-2:30 p.m. public lecture is sponsored by student affairs.

Sept. 20

Men’s Golf
In men’s golf, Scott Rubzin shot one under par for the day and the tournament to lead Cal State Fullerton to a fourth-place finish Sept. 20 at the Kansas Men's Golf Invitational.

Sept. 19

Proposed Master's Degrees
The Office of Academic Programs has announced two new degree program proposals and is seeking comments.
• A proposed online master of science in statistics program, including six new courses in such subjects as statistical computing, applied biostatistics, multivariate analysis and Bayesian statistics. Deadline for comments: Sept. 30.

• A proposed master of arts in liberal studies, including eight new graduate-level courses such as seminars in arts and humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. Deadline for comments: Oct. 3.

Complete proposals can be requested by calling 657-278-4093 or email Comments should be sent to Ed Trotter, Academic Programs at

Titan Sports Roundup
Women’s soccer scored a 4-1 victory Sept. 18 against North Texas in the University of New Mexico Nike Classic. The Titans next play against San Diego Sept. 22.

Men's soccer was defeated 2-1 Sept. 18 by George Mason University. The team next plays University of Denver at home Sept. 23.

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams finished seventh and eighth, respectively, Sept. 17 at the UC Riverside Cross Country Invitational.

Titan volleyball went down in defeat Sept. 17 against Utah State in a non-conference meet. The next play San Diego State Sept. 20.

Sept. 14

Titan Golf
Titan men's golf team faces action Monday, Sept. 19, at the Kansas Invitational in Lawrence. During action Sept. 13, the team tied for 10th in the Palouse Collegiate Invitational. The women's team placed 10th in the Circling Raven Invitational Women's Golf Tournament hosted by Gonzaga.

Sept. 12

Titan Sports Roundup
Men's soccer
scored a 2-0 victory over the University of San Francisco at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Nike Invitation Sept. 11. The win gave the Titans their second tournament title in as many weeks, coming on the heels of the Labor Day Classic championship in Northridge.

In women's soccer, Kishi Smith's first career goal, a game-winner with 44 seconds remaining in the second overtime, Sept. 11, capped off a school-record 12-shot afternoon for the sophomore and lifted the Titans to a 1-0 double-overtime win over Columbia at Titan Stadium.

Titan volleyball had a harder time of it, losing to South Dakota Sept. 10 to drop to 4-5 overall and 1-2 in the Montana Invitational Tournament. The team plays at home Sept. 16-17, hosting Brigham Young and Utah State.

Sept. 7

Earth Science Degree Meeting
Students and other individuals interested in learning more about the new bachelor's degree in earth science are invited to a Thursday, Sept. 15 program sponsored by the Department of Geological Sciences. The 4-5 p.m. program in Room 264 of McCarthy Hall. For more information, contact David Bowmen, chair and professor of geological sciences, 657-278-8558 or

Sept. 6

Titan Sports Roundup
The men’s soccer team routed University of Nevada Las Vegas during the Labor Day Men's Soccer Classic at Cal State Northridge.

The volleyball team completed the Arizona Wildcat Classic with a 3-0 sweep of Presbyterian Sept. 3.

With just 58 seconds into the second overtime period Sept. 4, a goal by Utah State's Kendra Pemberton lifted the Aggies to a 1-0 victory over the women's soccer team at Bell Field in Logan, Utah.

Loyola Marymount's women and Long Beach State's men dominated the fields to win their respective races Sept. 3 in the 2011 Asics Season Opener Cross Country Meet hosted by Cal State Fullerton.

Salvia Spectacular Sept. 10-11
Fullerton Arboretum will hold a re-opening of the Potting Shed with its annual Salvia Spectacular plant sale Sept. 10-11. More than 120 varieties of salvia, more commonly known as sage, will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. For more information, visit the Arboretum website or call 657-278-4001.

Sept. 2

Men's Soccer Tie NCAA Champs
Senior goalkeeper Trevor Whiddon turned back nine shots Sept. 1 as the Titans (1-0-1) battled defending national champion University of Akron to a scoreless tie in the opening match of the CSU Northridge's Labor Day Classic.

The Titan Volleyball team faces Eastern Washington, Arizona and Presbyterian Sept. 2-3 at the 2012 Wildcat Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.

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