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June 2005
Blind Cal State Fullerton Graduate Moves Closer to Her Dream Of Teaching at College and Helping Victims of Violent Crime
Summa Cum Laude graduate will pursue doctoral studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice with full-funding package.
Orange County Civic Congress Meeting to Focus on West Fullerton — Stories of Hope and Civic Renewal
Course discussed the role of civic engagement in local communities and decided to focus on West Fullerton.
University Is Sixth in the Nation For Number of Minority Degrees Awarded
CSUF remains the highest ranked overall among California State University campuses in the 14th annual “Top 100 Degree Producers” report on the number of undergraduate degrees awarded to minorities.
Cal State Fullerton Is No. 2 in Nation for Business Degrees Awarded to Asian-Americans
CSUF is also recognized as fourth in the nation for awarding business degrees to all minorities and sixth for undergraduate business degrees awarded to Hispanics.

Cal State Fullerton Celebrates 46th Commencement
More than 8,500 graduates and candidates a record for the university were eligible to take part in Cal State Fullerton's 46th annual commencement ceremonies May 28 and 29.

University Honors Retiring Faculty and Staff Members
Cal State Fullerton recognized several faculty and staff members for their years of service during a special May 18 retirement dinner hosted by President Milton A. Gordon at El Dorado Ranch.

University Honors Staff Years of Service
Cal State Fullerton recognized and honored the efforts and achievements of staff members Friday, June 3, during the annual Staff Recognition and Appreciation Day event in Portola Pavilion of the Titan Student Union.

John Bedell Elected to Fifth Term As Chair of the Academic Senate
A veteran faculty member who has served four previous terms as head of the Academic Senate has been named to an unprecedented fifth term.

National Cancer Institute Awards $2.6 Million to Health Science Professor
The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, recently awarded $513,621 in first-year funding as part of a five-year $2.6 million grant to Sora Tanjasiri, associate professor of kinesiology and health science.

Campus Program 'Connects' Youth to College Opportunities
Talking to fourth- and fifth-graders about the possibilities of financing a college education may sound premature, but Jill English knows that most, if not all, of the at-risk students in the Conectate after-school and summer program may never otherwise get the message and realize it's possible.

Fighting Cyberterrorism
Researcher awarded a contract to work with Wisconsin’s Division of Criminal Investigation on various efforts designed to combat cyberterrorism.

CSUF to Host National Engineering Design Competition
The event featuring student contestants from California, Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington is hosted by Cal State Fullerton’s MESA program on the CSUF campus.
Financial Literacy Program Funded
Program educates students on personal finance to continue second years thanks to fundings from EdFund.
Outstanding Staff
University names trio as top staff members for 2005 in recognition of their extraordinary performances and achievements.
New CSUF International Agreement Leads to Student Exchanges, Study in Coastal Management
American and Brazilian students will visit and attend courses with their counterparts studying coastal marine management.
Summer Destination for CSUF Educators: China
Program includes visit to Fudan University in Shanghai, Suzhou, Beijing and China's Northwest University.
Expert in Coastal Marine Ecosystems Named to Lead College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Steven Murray, a reknown researcher on coastal marine ecosystem, has been named new dean of College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
Environmental Economist Honored With Faculty Leadership Award
Jane Hall, a nationally recognized expert on environmental economics and longtime campus leader, is this year’s recipient of Faculty Leadership in Collegial Governance Award.
CSUF to Continue to Oversee Regional Small-Business Development Centers
University awared $1.6 million to continue to oversee SBA centers for Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
JUN. 1
Business College Hosts Golf Tournament to Support Student Scholarships
Cal State Fullerton’s College of Business and Economics hosts the 11th annual Dean’s Summer Golf Classic Monday, June 13, to raise funds for student scholarships.
May 2005
MAY 27
Cal State Fullerton Student Wins First Place in Annual CSU Student Research Competition
Student research looks at brain interference in how men and women process information.
MAY 27
Exploring the Hidden Byways in the Life of Microscopic Larvae
Faculty member studies the travels of whelk larvae for insight into dispersion patterns of marine life.
MAY 27
REC Sports Offers Summer Youth Programs At Cal State Fullerton to OC Communities
Sports, swim and gymnastics programs available this summer.
May 27
Radio-TV-Film Major Wins Latino Film Festival Award
Rene H. Hernandez, a Cal State Fullerton senior majoring in radio-TV-film, won the award for Best Documentary Short for his film “Old Man and the Desert” at the 12th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival held this spring.
MAY 27
Cal State Fullerton Career Center Earns MVP Award
Cal State Fullerton’s Career Center received the Western Association of Colleges and Employers “College MVP Award” this spring, in recognition of its service and dedication to the association.
MAY 26
Record 11 Guardian Scholars to Graduate From Cal State Fullerton
Guardian Scholars program acknowledges the accomplishments of students who have left the foster care system, were wards of the court or come from similar backgrounds.
MAY 26
From Operation Babylift to Cal State Fullerton Graduate
Blind student, one of last infant to evacuate war-torn Vietnam, overcomes obstacle and will graduate this weekend.
MAY 25
Graduate Student Follows Muse to Medical School
Student will receive award honoring those in the Health Professions Program who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and community service.
MAY 24
Student's Outstanding Community Service Honored With Award
Student wins health profession award for her community services.
MAY 24
Alumnus Returns for Master's Degree and Earns Thesis Award
Nurse wins award for her research and dedication to end-of-life care.
MAY 24
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Slated for May 28
Thirteen Army cadets will be commissioned as second lieutenants during a May 28 ceremony at California State University, Fullerton.
MAY 23
Arab-American Is University's International Understanding Award Honoree
Rudy Gharib to be honored for her personal contributions in increasing international understanding through leadership activities on campus with clubs and university-sponsored programs.
MAY 19
Cal State Fullerton Celebrates 46th Annual Commencement With Record Number of Candidates
More than 8,500 — including 1,885 January graduates — are eligible to participate in Cal State Fullerton's 46th annual commencement ceremonies May 28-29.
MAY 19
CSUF to Change Look Of Open Space This Summer
Development of the Commons project this summer will make the campus more pedestrian-friendly and student-oriented.
MAY 19
New International Agreement Leads to Student Exchanges
Cal State Fullerton, the University of Connecticut and two Brazilian universities developed student exchange program. Faculty exchanges also are being planned.
MAY 19
Campus Program Is Working to Help Students Gain Financial Knowledge
Program educates students on personal finance to continue second years thanks to fundings from EdFund.
MAY 19
CSUF Alumna Dedicates Book to Education Faculty
Book is being considered for the Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award, presented annually for the top children’s book that authentically reflects the lives of Mexican-American children in the U.S.
MAY 19
Undergraduate Researchers Prepare For Summer Experience
Research Experience for Undergraduates Program partners students with faculty members for research guidance. Often the work results in published papers, as well as the excitement of making scientific discoveries.
MAY 18
Gift Honors Memory of Longtime Strawberry Growers and Creates Legacy to Benefit Fullerton Arboretum
Tom and Chiz Miyawaki Legacy Project established with a $15,000 gift to the university’s Center for Oral and Public History.
MAY 17
Survey: How Would Orange County Vote on Measure M Extention
Survey finds 66 percent of Orange County residents would vote in favor of Measure M Extension, the county’s half percent transportation sales tax, if details are provided.
MAY 16
Baseball Champs at the White House to Visit President Bush
President George W. Bush congratulated members of the 2004 NCAA champion California State Fullerton baseball team on May 13.
MAY 12
Gala Celebration Committee Named for Performing Arts Center
Community and civic leaders and supporters, Titan alumni and university representatives to lead in grand opening of new Performing Arts Center.
MAY 11
CSUF Engineering Professor Selected for Naval Research in Risk Analysis
Putcha, an expert in risk assessment, analysis and methodology, will evaluate mechanics of the human body and conduct biomechanics risk analysis involved in the performance of certain duties by Naval servicemen.
MAY 11
Radio Veteran Larry Mantle to Speak at Patrons' Spring Event
Longtime talk-show host Larry Mantle will discuss his book “This Is AirTalk: 20 Years of Conversations on 89.3 KPCC” and answer questions during the Cal State Fullerton Patrons of the Pollak Library’s annual spring event.
MAY 10
Physics Professor Earns National Recognition
Murtadha Khakoo earns Prize for a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution for his research in electron-atom collisions.
MAY 10
CSUF Leader to be Inducted Into Santa Ana College Hall of Fame
Silas Abrego, associate vice president for student affairs will be inducted into the Santa Ana College Alumni Hall of Fame
MAY 09
Exemplary Teacher Named Cal State Fullerton Outstanding Professor
Professor of psychology, Nancy Segal, is this year's recipient of the university's highest honor to a faculty member.
MAY 06
Author Norman Finkelstein to Speak at Cal State Fullerton
Finkelstein will discuss “Israel and Palestine: Roots of Conflict and Prospects Peace.”
MAY 05
Business Alumnus Mihaylo Will Receive Honorary Doctorate
Inter-Tel CEO will be honored during this year's commencement celebration with an honorary doctorate of humane letters in recognition of his success as a business leader and a philanthropist.
MAY 05
Commencement Celebrations Begin at Cal State Fullerton
As Cal State Fullerton students put the finishing touches on final projects and prepare for semester finals, the university kicks off the commencement season with a series of special events in recognition of graduates’ achievements.
MAY 05
Record Number of Candidates for 46th Commencement
More than 8,300 students – including 1,885 January graduates – are eligible to participate in Cal State Fullerton’s 46th annual commencement ceremonies May 28-29.
MAY 05
‘Conference on Justice’ Symposium Scheduled for Friday, May 6, at Cal State Fullerton
Conference to feature keynote speaker Erwin Chemerinsky, constitutional law scholar and professor at Duke University School of Law.
MAY 05
Family Business Leaders to Discuss Strategic Acquisitions at Workshop May 17
Family business leaders can learn more about “Growing Your Family Company Through Strategic Acquisition: Maximizing the Rewards, Minimizing the Risks?” during a May 17 dinner meeting sponsored by Cal State Fullerton’s Family Business Council.
MAY 05
A New Name and A New Direction for CSUF College
New name College of Health and Human Development to reflect new programs offered.
MAY 05
Reading Center at CSUF Helps 'Reluctant Readers' and Graduate Students
In addition to working with the children, reading center sponsors family literacy workshops, where parents learn how to work with their children to advance reading skills.
MAY 05
Bringing the Global Experience to Cal State Fullerton
When groups of Chinese managers or Vietnamese teachers come to Cal State Fullerton for advanced study or training, the people who often make sure that the arrival, living arrangements and other amenities are amenable are Lisa Xue and Arthur Wang of University Extended Education.
MAY 05
Counseling Faculty A Part of Australian Doctorate Effort
As part of an agreement signed between Cal State Fullerton and the University of New England in New South Wales, Australia, seven counseling professors are serving as supervisors and mentors to students in the current class.
MAY 05
New Lecture Series Showcases Faculty Research
Lecture series, Trends in Research, aims to bring faculty members across all disciplines to share their research.
MAY 04
Inaugural Lovero Photojournalism Scholarship to be Awarded
The first V.J. Lovero Photojournalism Scholarship will be awarded to James Carroll, a Cal State Fullerton senior communications major, at Friday’s Communication Department’s Awards Banquet.
MAY 03
University Singers and Chamber Choir: John Alexander, director
8 p.m. Saturday, May 14
at Little Theatre, California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd. (Nutwood and State College Blvd.) Fullerton
MAY 03
Jazz Ensemble I
8 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2005
at Little Theatre, California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd. (Nutwood and State College Blvd.) Fullerton
MAY 03
Wierd Romance
These two wonderfully bizarre one-act musicals sport the music of Alan Menken, the composer of Little Shop of Horrors, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid.
MAY 02
Midyear Economic Forecast Presented May 11
Business leaders seeking the latest in what is happening in housing, retail sales and employment are invited to attend the Cal State Fullerton College of Business and Economics annual "Midyear Economic Forecast" May 11 at the Irvine Marriott.
MAY 02
Women's Choir & Men's Chorus
8 p.m. Friday, May 13
at Little Theatre, California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd. (Nutwood and State College Blvd.) Fullerton

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