Fullerton College Celebrates Commencement May 27
May19

Fullerton College Celebrates Commencement May 27

Fullerton College will celebrate the graduating class of 2017 during the 102nd Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 27 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held on Sherbeck Field.  Approximately, 2,780 degrees have been applied for during the 2016-17 academic year, amounting to the largest graduating class to date for Fullerton College. Nearly 700 graduates are expected to participate in commencement activities, and guest attendance is...

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Teacher Pathway Program Sends 20 Teens to STEM Institute at CSUF
May15

Teacher Pathway Program Sends 20 Teens to STEM Institute at CSUF

The Fullerton College Teacher Pathway Program (TPP) has selected 20 high school students from Anaheim and Fullerton Joint Union high school districts to attend the Summer STEM Residential Institute for Future Teachers at Cal State Fullerton on August 1-4. The program is a part of the Orange County Teacher Pathway Partnership, which is designed to encourage high school and college students interested in teaching to participate in a...

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CDES Lab School Holds Open House for Parents
May11

CDES Lab School Holds Open House for Parents

Parents, families and children were invited to participate in the Fullerton College Child Development and Educational Studies Department Lab School’s Spring Open House on April 21. During the open house, the lab school set up various experiences for parents and visitors to participate in. All experiences reflected the CDES Lab School’s program philosophy and values, which are rooted in and inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy and...

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Dr. Mareike Claassen Named Fullerton College Teacher of the Year
May05

Dr. Mareike Claassen Named Fullerton College Teacher of the Year

Mathematics and Engineering Professor Dr. Mareike Claassen has been named the 2017 Fullerton College Teacher of the Year. News of the award was shared with Claassen during a surprise visit to her classroom in March after she received several nominations from current and former students praising her teaching techniques and encouragement of female students to pursue engineering and STEM degrees. The campus community honored Claassen...

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‘Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption’ Selected for One Book, One College 

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, by Bryan Stevenson, has been selected for the 2017-18 One Book, One College campaign.  Just Mercy draws attention to the injustices of the American legal system—primarily, the inequities of race and poverty, and the harsh sentencing of children and the mentally ill. While chronicling his work to free a wrongly accused man from death row, Stevenson’s book touches on themes of...

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Puente Program Attends Northern California College Tour

From April 26 to 29, Fullerton College’s two Puente cohorts attended the annual Northern California College Tour. Fifty students and staff visited the campuses of UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, UC Davis, the State Capitol and the UC Davis School of Medicine. The annual trip serves to motivate students, and have them see what is available for them. Students enjoyed attending admissions presentations and campus tours. At the UC Davis...

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