FC Forensics Speech and Debate Team Finish 2017 Season Strong
May08

FC Forensics Speech and Debate Team Finish 2017 Season Strong

The Fullerton College Forensics Speech and Debate Team finished off its 2017 season strong, taking home numerous awards during the 24th Blumer Speech & Debate Tournament at Cal State Fullerton on May 6. Teammates Anu Parikh and Zeal Ahir were undefeated and finished first place while Todd Blood and Mary Curz Williams finished in third. Fullerton College also took home several top speaker awards as Josh Smith won a third-place open...

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Debaters Earn Multiple Awards at Invitational
Apr24

Debaters Earn Multiple Awards at Invitational

Fullerton College debaters prevailed against teams from Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Northridge and Pierce College at the Spring 2017 Robert Barbera Debate Invitational hosted at Northridge on Saturday April 22. In the open division, Fullerton College’s Ryan Martinez and Luis Gudino earned a third-place team debate award. Additionally, Martinez earned a 2nd place speaker award while teammate Nick Brunet earned a 4th place speaker...

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Students Shine in Novice Showcase

The Fullerton College Speech Department successfully hosted a forensics novice showcase, held on April 20, to a full house in Room 521. The showcase highlighted new debaters who have shown hard work and dedication to the activity. Student debaters clashed on the the following resolution: The United States should substantially reduce dependency on fossil fuels. The affirmative team included Ana Portillo and Ariana Trinidad, and the...

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Basic Skills at League for Innovation in the Community College National Conference

On March 14, Dani Wilson, dean of the Library, Learning Resources, Instructional Support Programs and Services, Kristine Nikkhoo, director of Basic Skills and Support Programs, and Bridget Kominek, English instructor and basic skills coordinator, presented on Fullerton College’s thriving Basic Skills Initiative at the League for Innovation in the Community College National Conference in San Francisco. Their presentation, Redefining...

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Supplemental Instruction Presents at Tutor Expo
Apr12

Supplemental Instruction Presents at Tutor Expo

The Supplemental Instruction team attended the 3CSN-sponsored Tutor Expo on Friday, March 31 to Saturday, April 1 at Pasadena City College. 20 FC attendees went to the expo, and SI leaders conducted eight separate presentations. Topics of the presentations included Habits of Mind, systemic microaggressions and equity, improving the writing process, growth mindset, and professional development. Additionally, Jessica Johnson and Brandon...

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FC’s Communications Team Earns National Awards

The Office of Campus Communications won two Paragon Awards at the annual National Council for Marketing & Public Relations in Charleston, South Carolina on March 27. These national-level awards recognize outstanding achievement in design and communication at community and technical colleges. It’s the only national competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and PR professionals at two-year...

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