Speech & Debate Team Debuts New Season with a Victory

The Fullerton College Speech and Debate team kicked off the start of competition season with a victory during opening tournaments, Oct. 18-20. Tournaments were hosted by Arizona State University, San Diego State University, and El Camino College. Students from all over the West Coast participate in the start of the new speech and debate season, including 24 members of the Hornet Speech and Debate Team. Isaak Gibson and Seyla Keo won...

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Journalism Earns Top Honors at JACC Southern Regional Conference
Oct23

Journalism Earns Top Honors at JACC Southern Regional Conference

Two of the three student-produced publications received top honors of General Excellence at the annual Journalism Association of Community Colleges’s Southern Regional conference on October 19 at Cal State Fullerton. General Excellence is awarded for the overall content and quality of a publication.The Hornet received the award for Online General Excellence and Inside Fullerton received the award for Magazine General Excellence....

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Ruano Recognized as Leader in Education by Rep. Cisneros
Oct14

Ruano Recognized as Leader in Education by Rep. Cisneros

Fullerton College Adjunct Counselor Nancy Ruano was recognized with a Leadership in Education Award presented by Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) during a celebration event for Hispanic Heritage Month. The event recognized Hispanic community members in the fields of education, community service, and small business, and featured a resource fair to connect constituents with community services. Ruano was recognized for her...

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Juan Cuevas Wins Excellence in Athletic Training Award
Oct14

Juan Cuevas Wins Excellence in Athletic Training Award

Fullerton College’s longtime Athletic Trainer Juan Cuevas received the Excellence in Athletic Training Award from the Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association (FWATA) District 8. The award celebrates athletic trainers or athletic training student members who display an exceptional commitment to mentoring, professional development or enhancing the quality of healthcare. Cuevas heads into his 14th year as the co-head athletic...

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ACTE Announces Dr. Wu as National Award Finalist
Sep30

ACTE Announces Dr. Wu as National Award Finalist

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced Jo Wu, Faculty at Fullerton College in Fullerton, California, as the 2019 ACTE Region V Postsecondary Teacher of the Year. This award recognizes the finest career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the postsecondary level who have demonstrated innovation in the classroom, commitment to their students and dedication to the improvement of CTE in their institution...

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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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