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2003 Archive

DEC.22.03 Model United Nations Wins Big in Chicago
Students won three major awards at the recent American Model UN conference including the Overall Best Delegation Award.
DEC.19.03 CSUF Jazz Musicians Receive Scholarships from 'Friends'
Nine talented members of the university’s Jazz Ensemble I group have been awarded scholarships ranging from $600 to $1,000 each by the Friends of Jazz Inc.
DEC.11.03 MESA Chapter Team Wins JPL Invention Challenge Competition
Students win glider contest beating out 20 other student teams and 11 JPL technicians.
NOV.06.03 University Honored for Educational Efforts
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities awards CSUF for "extraordinary efforts and success."
NOV.06.03 Geologist Receives Grants to Study State's Groundwater
Grants use to study health of groundwater in two Sothern California regions. Students receive opportunity for real-life research.
OCT.13.03 Cal State Fullerton to Be Honored by Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
University to receive Outstanding HACU Member Institution Award during the national association’s 17th annual conference.
SEP.29.03 California Rural Assistance League Honors Professor
Isaac Cardenas, chair of the Chicana and Chicano Studies Department honored recently with Educator Award.
AUG.27.03 Three at Cal State Fullerton Named Pre-Doctoral Scholars
Scholars work closely with faculty sponsors to develop a plan that ultimately leads to enrollment at a doctoral-granting institution.
AUG.04.03 CSUF Students Win Second-Place Award in National Competition
The five-member team from College of Business and Economics win second place in the Small Business Institute Directors' Association Field Case Competition.
JUL.14.03 Titan Students Among the Tops in Movie Marketing Competition
Hollywood Reporter’s 32nd annual Key Art Awards recognizes students' efforts in motion picture marketing and advertising.
JUL.03.03 Future Teachers Earn Merit Scholarships
Four university students earn the 2003/2004 Edison International Teachers for Tomorrow Scholarship.
JUN.20.03 Olmsted Named Recipient of Faculty Leadership in Collegial Governance Award
Chemistry Professor, John Olmsted is honored for his leadership and exemplary work.
JUN.19.03 University Honors Staff Member for Extraordinary Service
Erika Bakken awarded this year’s Outstanding Staff Employee Award
JUN.12.03 Southern California Debate League Funded for Third Year
Grant awarded will provide high school students with the opportunity to hone their public speaking and debate skills.
JUN.04.03 Titan Students Lead Hollywood Reporter Competition With Most Nominations
Repeating last year’s success, Cal State Fullerton took the lead in student competition with four out of 12 nominations.
MAY.30.03 Alumni Association Names Outstanding Graduate Student and Senior
A budding entrepreneur and a future teacher to receive honors for academic excellence and community services.
MAY.29.03 Forsaking Footlights for Emergency Room, Former Actress Wins Health Profession Award
Actress turned medical student receives award for outstanding community service in the health professions field.
MAY.29.03 Marine Biology Student Wins Outstanding Graduate Award
Graduate student earned straight A’s while remaining active in campus life and community service.
MAY.27.03 Future Doctor Who Aids in Rescues Receives Two of Cal State Fullerton's Highest Honors
Graduating student, who aided in rescues and worked in remote corners of Honduras providing medical assistance, plans to pursue combined M.D. and M.B.A. program.
MAY.23.03 Cal State Fullerton Student Embraces Internationalism
Future teacher receives award for community services and multicultural awareness.
MAY.19.03 College Dream Comes True for Fullerton Mom Earning Top Honors at Commencement
A single mom with three teenagers overcomes obstacles to earn straight A's in two majors.
MAY.12.03 Study of Treatments for Premature Babies Wins Statewide Research Award
Mathematics student winning entry: a mathematical modeling project involving the treatment of premature babies who have neonatal jaundice.
MAY.09.03 Cal State Fullerton Professor Selected for National Honor
Physics professor named a Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Scholar for 2003-2005. Researcher plans to explore her interest in quantum field and super-string theory.
MAY.07.03 Cal State Fullerton Students Win Regional Ad Competition
Using marketing strategies and creative talent, five Fullerton students bested advertising teams from other regional universities to win first place at the American Advertising Federation conference.
MAY.06.03 Veteran Marine Biologist Named Cal State Fullerton Outstanding Professor
Honored professor recognized internationally as an oustanding marine ecologist and a leader in implementing science to major policies. He will advice the secretaries of commerce and the interior on marine protected areas.
APR.24.03 CSU Honors Two CSUF Shining ‘STARS’ for Community Service
Senior students recognized for creating a counseling group for teens dealing with depression and connecting volunteers with clients at hospice centers.
APR.24.03 UPDATED: Cal State Fullerton Marine Biologist Nominated to Federal Advisory Board
Marine biologist joins committee to provide advice and recommendations to the secretaries of Commerce and Interior on marine protected areas.
APR.16.03 Wang Family Excellence Awards Honor Cal State Fullerton Professor, Administrator
This year's award marks the second time that two individuals from one campus are being honored in a single year. Winners, Pagni and Palmerino, to receive cash award of $20K each.
APR.15.03 Business Council Honors University With Partnership Award
CSUF and President Gordon to be honored for “significant contributions to teacher education, for providing a valuable market research operation to serve the business community's needs, and for offering a forum for regional issues.”
APR.11.03 Marketing Professor Being Honored by National Association
Harich, named Educator of the Year, "stands tall even among the giants."
APR.10.03 Campus Authors Recognized
This year's award recognized 34 books authored/edited by 35 faculty members.
MAR.13.03 Foundation Funds Life-Long Learning Institute
Gerontology awarded $100,000 to create Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offering courses, services and activities geared towards senior scholars.
MAR.13.03 Entrepreneur's Legacy Funds Scholarships
Grandson of alumna establishes scholarship to honor his mother and to recognize an outstanding business major and single parent.
MAR.13.03 Mathematics Students Shine At National Conference
CSUF students win top prizes at mathematics conferences.
MAR.13.03 Titans Maker Their Presence Known at Model United Nations
CSUF's Model U.N. delegations made a splash in New Orleans, receiving the Outstanding Delegation Award for their efforts at the America West Model UN Conference.
FEB.27.03 University Honors Faculty for Dedication to Teaching
Faculty members honored for academic excellence, community involvement and program development.
FEB.27.03 Master's Thesis Earns Two Major Awards for Alumnus
Alumnus honored twice with graduate thesis on developing and quantifying chemical breakdown products of amino acid.
FEB.13.03 Big West Scholar Athletes of the Year Named
Men's soccer team captain and women's gymnast honored for athletic and academic accomplishments.
JAN.31.03 National Scholarship Recipient to Study in Australia
Business administrations student recieves Gillman Scholarship and will fulfill her goal by traveling to Australia to attend Queensland University of Technology.
JAN.30.03 Model United Nations Participant Honored As Best Speaker at German Conference
Political science student awarded best speaker at Model UN Conference in Germany.




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