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April 9, 1996 | MIMI KO CRUZ and HOPE HAMASHIGE
Darcy Noricks, an Orange Coast College graduate, has been elected a 1996 Truman Scholar. The program awards $30,000 scholarships to students pursuing careers in public service. Noricks was one of 200 finalists selected from 3,000 nominees for the award. She learned in March that she was one of the 60 winners, college officials said. Noricks was nominated by several OCC professors and administrators, including Jeffrey M. Dimsdale, dean of student services, and speech professor Kat Carroll.
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June 18, 1995 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With joy, tears and the customary pomp, 3,853 students received degrees Saturday at UC Irvine's 30th commencement celebration. This year's graduating class was distinctive in two ways, university officials said. It included the most first-generation degree recipients in the school's history. This year's graduates are also leaving school carrying the heaviest debt load.
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May 12, 1995 | ALICIA DI RADO
A team of five Chapman University students has won first place in a national public relations contest, campus officials said Thursday. The winning entry in the Bateman Case Study program, a competition for student-run public relations campaigns, promotes Girls Inc., a national nonprofit organization for young women. Chapman senior Kris Gundelfinger, team captain, said the group researched girls' issues and wrote a proposal to establish Girls Inc. as a nationally visible authority on the topic.
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May 11, 1995 | GEOFF BOUCHER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
O.C. Philosophy Majors Seek to Regain Some Respect in a Career-Oriented Age What is it to be a philosopher? Is it not to be prepared against events? --Epictetus * The interview was going great. UC Irvine senior Mark Oppenheimer, looking sharp in his double-breasted suit, seemed to have a perfect, polished answer ready for every question. This internship, he thought to himself, is mine.
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April 1, 1995 | TOM RAGAN
The 15-minute video, which chronicles the step-by-step procedure of a bone-marrow transplant, was produced by Jody Chow of Costa Mesa and Jim Kwasniewski and Brad Long of Huntington Beach. The three were honored at the 16th annual College Television Awards, sponsored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The trio took second place in the national awards division and first place in the regional division for the educational documentary, titled "Second Chances: The Bone Marrow Transplant."
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December 3, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
Three Orange County college students will receive scholarships ranging from $50 to $200 from a nonprofit group seeking to promote higher education. Winners of the Art Davis Scholarships, sponsored by the Better Advantages for Students and Society, a Corona del Mar nonprofit group, will receive the awards at a ceremony from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Holiday Inn, 17941 Karman Ave., Irvine.
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November 11, 1994 | RUSS LOAR
Irvine Valley College students were shocked Thursday to learn of classmate Nicholas Sandoval's death in a traffic accident. Sandoval, 21, a well-liked honors student and college newspaper sports editor, died Wednesday after a car struck the bicycle he was riding shortly after 6 p.m. Sandoval was the third student of the small community college to be killed in a traffic accident in the last six weeks.
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April 9, 1994 | ALICIA DI RADO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Julia Kiely already met one challenge when she returned to college to get her bachelor's degree more than a decade after graduating from a community college. Now the 36-year-old UC Irvine undergraduate student has reached another milestone--a prestigious Truman scholarship. Kiely, an English and comparative literature scholar, is the second UCI student in two years to win the $30,000 scholarship.
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May 4, 1993 | JON NALICK
Rancho Santiago College on Wednesday will honor about 400 Latino students who have distinguished themselves with high grades. Honorees include students who have maintained a 3.0 or higher grade-point average, said Henry Kertman, a spokesman for the Rancho Santiago Community College District. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in Phillips Hall and feature Manuel Gomez, a vice chancellor at UC Irvine, as the keynote speaker. Gomez is known for his work with the U.S.
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