CSU campuses join forces to educate future engineers
Beginning in the fall, a select group
of students at CSU Dominguez Hills will have an incentive to
head to Cal State Fullerton for classes.
County residents say ‘Yes’ to measures on the March
Orange County registered
voters would vote to approve all four March 2nd ballot measures.
State Fullerton has $50 million riding on Proposition 55
Proposition 55, the Kindergarten-University
Education Facilities Bond Act of 2004, includes funding for
two major campus projects — $47.4 million to construct
a College of Business and Economics building, plus $3.5 million
to furnish and equip a new Performing Arts Center, currently
are dropping from the sky!
than 350 Orange County high school students will visit Cal State
Fullerton for a day of science and engineering competitions,
including the traditional egg drop event, during MESA (Mathematics,
Engineering, Science Achievement) Day.
State Fullerton students earn regional honors, two advance to
Fullerton’s award-winning Department of Theatre and Dance
emerged as a major award-winner this week in San Bernardino
at the regional Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival
conference hosted by Cal State San Bernardino.
A CHEEVER EVENING
is an adaptation of seventeen of John Cheever’s most funny
and moving stories. Cheever is considered a master chronicler
of America’s post-war angst and alienation, and how it
affected a burgeoning suburban class.
Deavere Smith to launch Women's History Month
Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith
will give the keynote address March 1 to open a series of discussions,
music and theater performances, films and lectures in celebration
of Women’s History Month.
vice president to visit Cal State Fullerton
proposition will benefit county
Projections indicate that the bond will
generate $1.6 billion in economic activity for Orange County,
creating 11,000 new jobs and generating $574 million in wages.
Bonds: What are they? How do they work?
When California voters go to vote March
2, they will be faced with many different bond measures, including
Proposition 55, the 2004 school bond measure. John Erickson,
chair and professor of finance, answers some of the most commonly
asked questions about state bonds.
to celebrate Engineering Week
Cal State Fullerton kicks off Engineering
and Computer Science Week Feb. 23-26 with a slate of activities
designed to foster student participation in clubs, promote career
planning, and welcome prospective engineers and computer enthusiasts
from local high schools.
for Community Collaboration: A new name, A new outlook
While issues that affect children remain
a priority for the center, additional focus will be placed on
families and the elderly.
included in federal omnibus bill
Congress included Cal State Fullerton
in its most recent omnibus appropriations bill, earmarking $600,000
for efforts expected to benefit both the campus and the community
freshmen continue to Improve in Math Proficiency
Last fall’s freshman class demonstrated
increased proficiency in both mathematics and English, according
to a report released this month by the California State University.
& Dance Spring 2004 Season
Outage Cancels Night Courses at El Toro
Because of a power outage that occurred
early this morning, Cal State Fullerton’s El Toro Campus
has canceled evening classes for Wednesday, Feb. 18.
to speak on ape cognition
Volker Sommer, professor of evolutionary
anthropology at University College London, to address “Mind-Less
Apes or Ape-Like Minds: What Can We Know About Primate Cognition?”
He will review ape mental abilities and primate research focusing
on flexible social systems, cooperation and competition, and
structure halfway completed
Construction on the university’s
Nutwood Parking Structure has reached the halfway point.
fitness program planned for teachers
Cal State Fullerton’s Center for
Economic Education will present the award-winning National Council
on Economic Education program “Financial Fitness for Life”
to 6th- through 12th- grade teachers. The workshop will provide
information that educators can incorporate into their own classroom
State Fullerton's College of Business and Economics to honor
business leaders during Presidents Month salute
Three company leaders — two of whom
are Cal State Fullerton alumni — will share their experiences
in making a business grow and prosper, during Cal State Fullerton
College of Business and Economics’ 10th annual Presidents
Month Celebration Thursday, Feb. 26.
Svit, guitar & Jochen Brusch, violin, in recital and master
The Duo was formed in 1992. Since then,
they have firmly established themselves in the world of music,
both at home and abroad, where invitations have led them both
to Bulgaria, Germany, Austria and Spain.
Ko, cello, in a faculty recital with Anne Epperson, piano
In concert 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 29.
trade program expands its goals
An international trade program being developed
to provide the region’s biomedical, pharmaceutical, environmental,
information and telecommunication technology firms with the
expertise to successfully expand internationally is entering
its second year with additional funding and enhanced goals.
Act Town Hall set
The USA Patriot Act, a policy that increases
government’s authority to collect information on Americans
and foreign visitors, will be discussed at a 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
Feb. 12, town hall.
studies 'La Bajada' among L.A. Salvadorans
Los Angeles is home to an ever-growing
population of Salvadoran immigrants. And while most are happy
to be in America, there is still a longing for their country
and the loved ones they left behind.
begins process this month to simplify and enhance building security
Rekeying project that is part of the fire-life-safety
program funded by last year’s bond measure.
It all adds up
for veteran mathematics chair
A faculty member since 1973 and chair
since 1980, Friel is the longest serving math chair within the
California State University and one of the longest serving department
leaders on campus.
institutes new identification numbers for students, faculty
and staff members
IT began a campuswide identification project
to further protect students, faculty and staff from potential
study to help plants find new homes
Biologists received a $77,512.50 contract
from LSA Consulting for a five-year study of Calochortus weedii
var. weedii, a rare lily (often called the California lily)
that is found in coastal and other parts of Orange County.
55 - Cal State Fullerton to receive $50 million if bond passes
If passed, the bond will provide $12.3
billion to schools throughout the state for repairs, classroom
construction and other critical projects.
In concert 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20.
Wildlife Sanctuary offers views of Saturn, other planets
Orange County residents will have a chance
to see the planet Saturn at its best viewing opportunity in
30 years, with the help of Cal State Fullerton astronomers and
their telescopes in the rustic surroundings of the Tucker Wildlife
Fullerton hosts events for African American Heritage Month
Music, art, film, information fairs and
speeches will take center stage during Cal State Fullerton’s
observance of African American Heritage Month.
day of instruction for spring arrives Monday at Cal State Fullerton
Spring semester classes begin Monday,
Feb. 2, at Cal State Fullerton with a wide range of activities
to welcome students. Students are expected at the university’s
multiple sites, including online, as well as in classrooms equipped
for televised instruction.
of Business and Economics receives maximum accreditation renewal
CSUF’s College of Business and Economics
is among only 25 percent of business schools nationwide that
have earned AACSB accreditation.
to Martin Luther King Jr.
Cal State Fullerton’s Department
of Afro-Ethnic Studies is sponsoring a “Reverend Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. Celebration” to celebrate the life of
the late civil rights leader Friday, Jan. 30.
Family Business Conference
Conference features presentations on tax
and legal issues, business strategies, communications and conflict
resolution, succession planning and cash management.
State Fullerton Dance Team #1 for fifth straight year
For the fifth straight year, the Cal State
Fullerton Dance Team finished first in Division 1 of the 2003
College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships,
held Jan. 17-18 at Walt Disney World in Orlando.
subject of Family Business Workshop
Consultant Laura Conover and Diane Uyematsu
of RSM McGladrey will discuss compensation for family and non-family
employees Feb. 24.
State Fullerton symposium to explore teaching and learning
Symposium will explore the principles
of cognitive psychology, the empirical branch of psychology
that deals with questions of how people think, learn and remember.