Olivia Barajas Named OC Career Education Counselor of the Year
Sep18

Olivia Barajas Named OC Career Education Counselor of the Year

Fullerton College Counselor Olivia Barajas has been named the 2018-19 Orange County Career Education Community College Counselor of the Year by the Orange County Department of Education. Barajas will be honored at a special ceremony during the 2019 OC Counselor Symposium on Nov. 7 in Anaheim. “We are so proud of Olivia,” said Counseling and Student Development Dean Dr. Jennifer LaBounty. “Olivia has done extraordinary work guiding,...

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Fullerton College Hosts Second Annual Speech and Debate Hornet Invitational
May06

Fullerton College Hosts Second Annual Speech and Debate Hornet Invitational

Fullerton College Speech and Debate proudly hosted a tournament serving several California colleges and universities with more than 80 students participating on Friday, April 13. Fullerton College continues to be one of a few full-service speech and debate programs in California offering students a variety of speech and debate events. This was also the first time Fullerton College hosted a tournament featuring individual speaking...

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Welding Takes Gold and Silver at State Competition
May03

Welding Takes Gold and Silver at State Competition

Fullerton College welding students, David Blackney, Dylan Mungia, Jesus Torres, and Victor Ugalde competed at the SKillsUSA CA State Championship April 26-28 in Ontario. They took home Gold and Silver in the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) competition and Gold in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)...

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2019 Students of Distinction Announced
Apr25

2019 Students of Distinction Announced

Eighteen students, who have distinguished themselves and are representative of the top scholars at Fullerton College, were honored at the annual Students of Distinction awards banquet on Friday, May 10 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the College Center Dining Hall. Aaron Untiveros and Corey Lamb were named Students of the Year. Recipients were selected through a nomination process involving faculty, staff, and fellow students. The awards are...

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Speech and Debate Team Wins West Coast, National Championships
Apr04

Speech and Debate Team Wins West Coast, National Championships

The Hornet Speech and Debate Team finished their nationals season strong by bringing home the Community College National Championship at the National Speech Tournament hosted in Detroit and finishing Novice Champions at the West Coast Novice Nationals hosted in Fresno. Collectively, the Hornet program was awarded the Bulldog Award for a team meaningfully contributing leaders and friends to the forensics community, while maintaining...

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Fullerton College Professor Takes California’s ACTE Top Honor
Apr02

Fullerton College Professor Takes California’s ACTE Top Honor

On March 5, Fullerton College Biology Professor Dr. Jo Wen Wu was honored by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) as the 2018-2019 California ACTE Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year, during the organization’s Educating for Careers conference in Sacramento. Every year, ACTE’s “Excellence Awards” are given at the state, regional, and national level to honor recognize excellence and dedication within the field of...

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