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Cal State Fullerton staffer Mary Ann Spraic received the Youth Advocate Award on Friday from the Orange County chapter of the National Assn. of Women Business Owners. Spraic, senior director of development at Cal State Fullerton, is one of several women honored for outstanding business and professional achievements. She won praise for her work with Project MISS, or Mathematics Intensive Summer Session, a program that encourages young women to pursue careers in science and math.
November 2, 1993 | KURT PITZER
Pierce College journalism students took first place in a competition among two dozen community colleges in Southern California, raking in 37 awards for writing, editing, photography and layout. Pierce students also were awarded eight first place prizes for their weekly newspaper, The Roundup, and their twice-yearly magazine, The Bull, at a ceremony Saturday at Long Beach City College, said Mike Cornner, a journalism adviser at Pierce.
December 22, 1994
Of the 56 community colleges in Southern California, Orange Coast ranked first in the number of students it transferred to the California State University system during the 1993-94 academic year. The total of 1,115 transfers was slightly higher than in 1992-93, when 1,101 Orange Coast students transferred to state universities. De Anza College of Cupertino led the state in 1993-94 with 1,299 transfers.
January 28, 1995 | TOM RAGAN
Four community colleges in the county are vying for a $300,000 grant that would establish a telecommuting center on one of their campuses. Ten community colleges in Southern California are being considered for the state Department of Transportation grant, which seeks to cut down on freeway commuter time.
April 15, 1992 | TINA DAUNT
Ventura County Community College District officials granted final approval Tuesday to hire two Los Angeles area educators as the next presidents of Moorpark and Ventura colleges. In a closed meeting, members of the district board of trustees decided to hire James W. Walker, the assistant superintendent of College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, to fill the top job at Moorpark College.
June 7, 1996
President Clinton will speak at Glendale Community College next Tuesday on a national tour combining campaign politics and college appearances. The president will address students, faculty and staff members during a stop that will be closed to the public, Merry Shelburne, a spokeswoman for the college, said Thursday. Clinton's trip to California has been planned for some time, but Glendale was added to the itinerary at the last moment.
May 19, 1991
It's interesting to note that Gitlin is a sociology professor. Thanks to Scantrons and multiple-choice tests, it is perfectly feasible that said professor never sees a student essay, or that--in his obedience to the academic imperative to publish or research--he never actually discourses with the students he so ardently defends against D'Souza's "caricature" of contemporary trends in higher education, students the reviewer tries to protect from the...
December 21, 1991 | HERBERT J. VIDA
Matthew K. Coulson, 16, who organized a blanket and warm clothing drive to help the homeless in Featherly Regional Park in Anaheim for his community project, will be awarded the Boy Scout Eagle rank in a court of honor Sunday in the Brea Civic Center. Matthew, a junior at Brea-Olinda High School, where he plays varsity soccer and tennis, is a member of the Brea Kiwanis Club-sponsored Troop 801. He is a member of the National Honor Society.
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