Three at Cal State Fullerton Named
August 27, 2003 :: No. 29
Three Cal State Fullerton graduate students
have been selected as Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholars.
They are among 86 such scholars named statewide for 2003-04.
The scholars are: Anaheim resident
Carla M. Anderson, who is majoring in American studies; Fullerton
resident Sylvia A. Beltran, a political science major; and Placentia
resident Susan Shoho, a sociology major. Shoho was part of the university’s
inaugural class of master of science in gerontology graduates in
2002 and received that year’s CSUF Alumni Association Graduate
Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholars are
selected annually by the Pre-Doctoral Advisory Committee, consisting
of California State University and University of California faculty
members and administrators. The CSU awards are named for the late
Sally Casanova, who worked with colleagues in the CSU Chancellor’s
Office and on various campuses to create the California Pre-Doctoral
Program in 1989.
The scholars work closely with their faculty sponsors
to develop a plan that ultimately leads to enrollment at a doctoral-granting
institution. Funds provided to support scholars’ efforts can
assist with such expenses as doctoral program application fees,
graduate entrance examinations and preparation for them; travel
with faculty sponsors to doctoral-granting institutions and professional
meetings; and the purchase of reference books, software and journal
The Cal State Fullerton faculty sponsors are: Pamela
Steinle, professor of American studies; Jon Bruschke, associate
professor of human communication studies; and Eric Solberg, professor
of economics and coordinator of gerontology academic programs.
||Susan Katsaros, Public Affairs, 657-278-4854
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