December 2011

Posted Dec. 20

Holiday Season at Tucker
Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary is holding an open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 27-29. Activities include free guided tours at 11:30 a.m. each day, and special programs such as "Daily Life of Local Native Americans" and "Beginning Birding Walk & Talk." Pre-registration is required and cost is $5 per person for these special programs. For more information or to register, call 714-649-2760.

CSUF Ranked in Top 50 for Health Professions Degrees Awarded
Cal State Fullerton has been ranked 12th in the nation for awarding undergraduate health profession degrees to Asian-American students and 15th in the nation for awarding such degrees to Hispanic students, according to a listing published in the Oct. 27 issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education. The campus was ranked 40th and 37th for graduate health profession degrees to Asian-Americans and Hispanic students in the same publication.

Student Researchers Wanted
Student researchers interested in competing in the campus and system levels are invited to apply for the 26th annual California State University Student Research Competition. Participants compete in the campus contest Feb. 29-March 2 and finalists are automatically entered in the systemwide contest May 4-5 at Cal State Long Beach. For more information, go to the student resources website, or email Binod Tiwari, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering,, or Nathalie Carrick, assistant professor of child and adolescent studies, at

Dec. 15

Titan Gym Gets Brighter
A long-awaited upgrade of the lighting system will be debuted Saturday, Dec. 17, when the men's basketball team plays La Verne.

Dec. 12

All-Night Study Through Dec. 16

The Titan Student Union hosts its biannual All-Night Study program through Dec. 16. During this end-of-semester event, the Titan Student Union doors will be open 24 hours daily to help students prepare for final exams, provides extended access to individual and group study areas, free Wi-Fi, public computer stations and wireless printing. In addition, special activities are arranged to provide stress relief, including midnight snacks and neck massages. A complete schedule of events is available online.

The Student Recreation Center also is operating a 24-hour schedule through Dec. 16. All activities are being coordinated by the Associated Students Inc., the Titan Student Centers Governing Board and Cal State Fullerton Alumni Association.

Mens Basketball Scores Sunday Victory
Isiah Umipig scored 25 points and Orane Chin and Omondi Amoke each added 19 to help Cal State Fullerton outscore Eastern Washington 91-76, in a non-conference shootout Sunday afternoon.

Women Beat Nevada, 76-74
Redshirt sophomore Mya Olivier scored inside to give the Titans the lead and sophomore Alex Thomas added a free throw with two seconds remaining as the Titans rallied Dec. 10 from a six-point deficit to tip Nevada, 76-74, at Titan Gym.

Dec. 9

Stacey Fox Named to Soccer All-West Region Team
Junior midfielder Stacey Fox was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s All-West Region Third Team Dec. 8, part of a record-tying 11 players from the Big West Conference to be selected to the squad.

Bob Burton Gets 139th Titan Victory
Kwame Vaughn and D.J. Seeley scored 18 and 17 points respectively as the Titans rolled to a 81-50 non-conference victory Dec. 7 at Utah. The win is Coach Bob Burton’s 139th at CSUF — and matching Coach Alex Omalev for most in school history. The team next plays Dec. 11 at home against Eastern Washington.

Women's Basketball Drops Fifth-Straight Game
The Titans went down in defeat, 63-49, against Arizona State Dec. 6, making it the fifth straight loss. They next play Dec. 10, hosting Nevada at home.

Dec. 6

Bone Marrow Drive to Benefit Alumni’s Daughter
MEChA  is holding a bone marrow drive through Dec. 8 in an attempt to find a match for 4-year-old Leukemia patient Camila Gonzalez, the daughter of alumnus Alejandro Gonzalez (B.A. Spanish in '97) and Carolyn Gonzalez (B.A. human services '02). The bone marrow drive is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Quad, the plaza outside the Humanities-Social Sciences Building and the piazza at the Residence Halls. Participants will have their cheek swabbed and be entered into the bone marrow donor registry. For more information, visit the event's Facebook page.

Dec. 5

Basketball Breaks Losing Streak
D. J. Seeley scored 25 points and three teammates also were in double figures Dec. 3 as men’s basketball snapped a three-game losing streak with a 79-57 non-conference victory at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. The team plays at Utah Dec. 7.

Better Luck Tuesday
Despite Megan Richardson's season high 21 points, the Titan women’s basketball team went down 64-54 against Northern Arizona Dec. 4. They next compete Tuesday, Dec. 6 against Arizona State.

Dec. 2

Tickets Going On Sale for Heart
Music legend “Heart” headlines Front & Center 2012 on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Anaheim’s Honda Center. A special advance sale of tickets for members of the campus community will be held online Dec. 5-8. Tickets for the public go on sale Dec. 9.

Men's Basketball Lose Third Game in Row
The Titans were able to shake off a slow start but couldn’t get the upper hand in the Dec. 1 game against Wichita State, losing their third straight game, 75-60. The team next plays in Illinois against SIU-Edwardsville Dec. 3.

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