AFRICAN AMERICAN RESOURCE CENTER
The African American Resource Center provides resources, services, programs and events that focus on the total integration and success of African American students, faculty and staff. The center was originally established in 2005. The AARC also complements the university’s efforts in building a sense of community. It serves as a tool for empowerment of the diverse segments of the university population through increased accessibility to scholarly research, cultural awareness/education, and collaborative activities.
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The Museum of Anthropology is an educational and research resource for the university and the community. It houses, sponsors and conducts a variety of activities as part of the CSUF Anthropology program, from lecture series to exhibits. Archaeological exhibits in the museum have included artifacts from California, the Middle East, Mesoamerica, the Southwest and Oceania, but the museum sponsors exhibits that explore all aspects of anthropology, not just archaeology.
Since 1963 the Art Gallery at California State University, Fullerton has presented exhibitions and produced corresponding publications that have made substantive scholarly contributions to the field of visual culture. The Art Gallery fosters cross-disciplinary interaction and study, and its exhibitions function as instructional tools that inspire and challenge students and faculty. The highly publicized gallery projects represent the most visible and direct bridge between the Art Department and the general community.
In 1970, the Art Gallery moved to its current and permanent location in the Visual Arts Department. In subsequent years, the gallery has earned international recognition for its Museum Studies and Exhibition Design graduate program that provides students with practical and conceptual experience.
CENTER FOR CHILDREN WHO STUTTER
College Park 150
The Center for Children Who Stutter provides assessment and treatment for young children who stutter. These very young children require state-of-the-art prevention and treatment provided by professionals who are experts in stuttering.
Education and research to improve services for children who stutter are also goals of the center. The center was a logical extension of a four-year study (1992-1996) funded by the National Institutes of Health, which provided guidance in the selection of assessment and treatment approaches and access to the families of children who stutter in our service area.
The center provides internships for students who are in the Communicative Disorders master’s program. Also, workshops are available for practicing speech pathologists to update their knowledge of fluency disorders.
The Center for Children Who Stutter is supported by the Department of Speech Communication and the College of Communications. The center works closely with the National Stuttering Association, a self-help group for people who stutter, and the Stuttering Foundation of America.
CHICANO RESOURCE CENTER
Pollak Library-South 170A and 171
The Chicano Resource Center provides support for the academic, research and cultural interests of students, faculty and staff. The center was originally established in 1972 as a specially funded project to develop the university’s collection on Mexico and the Southwest. Consequently the center is dedicated to building a complete collection of materials related to the Chicano experience.
The Chicano Resource Center is a great place to identify and locate resources on the history, culture and contemporary issues of Chicanos in the United States. The vast majority of materials, especially books and periodicals, are dispersed throughout Pollak Library and are made available for study and research through library-wide retrieval mechanisms. The center also provides support to the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies and related disciplines in developing specialized resources for study and research. The center further enhances existing university support services to ensure the recruitment, matriculation and retention of Chicano/Latino students at the university.
COMMUNITY LEARNING AND LITERACY CENTER
Irvine Campus 2 - Rm. 104
(949) 936-1694/ email@example.com
The unique community-driven Community Learning and Literacy Center, which is operated under the Reading Department and housed at the Irvine campus, provides educational services in learning and literacy for the community at large. There are three components to the center: 1) a Literacy Center that includes individual literacy tutoring for all ages in a clinical setting with services provided by graduate students completing the master’s degree in Reading, assessment/testing services, school and district program evaluation/strategic planning, and partnership services with CASA and Children’s Social Services; 2) an Instructional Resource Center that provides a materials display offering literacy related information for parents, care-providers, educators, and businesses; and 3) a Training Facility in the areas of family/care-providers literacy education, college preparation/organization, workplace literacy and professional development for educators.
An external advisory board representing the philanthropic, business, medical, legal and educational communities provided the goals and vision for the center along with a multidisciplinary CSUF faculty. For more information, contact Dr. JoAnn Carter-Wells, Community Learning and Literacy Center director.
Cal State Fullerton’s Daily Titan is recognized as one of the best college newspapers in the United States. In recent years, the Titan and its reporters, editors and designers have won hundreds of regional and national awards.
Both its print and online edition have won awards from such organizations as the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Associated Collegiate Press, Society of News Design, Society of Professional Journalists and California College Media Association.
The Daily Titan is published every Monday through Thursday throughout the academic year. It is produced, written and edited entirely by Cal State Fullerton students. Video news reports for the Titan’s website and all photographs are produced by CSUF students.
The Daily Titan has a daily readership of more than 22,000. It is distributed at more than 40 locations on campus, as well as in news racks near the university and at the Irvine Campus.
Work on the Daily Titan provides intensive experience in news writing, copy editing, page layout, web production and the myriad other functions necessary to produce a modern daily newspaper and website.
DINING AND VENDING SERVICES
California State University Fullerton’s Auxiliary Services Corporation Dining Services provides a large selection of dining options.
The Titan Student Union Food Court features Togo’s sandwiches and salads, Titan Grill, Green Burrito, Busy Bee Asian Foods, Round Table Pizza Pronto!, Juice It Up!, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Starbucks Coffee and Bakery, in addition to the Rock’N’Roll Pasta and Round Table Pizza and Pub located in the Titan Student Union Underground.
Titan Coffee located on the second floor of Titan Shops Bookstore, features Starbucks Coffee and bakery items.
Carl’s Jr. Restaurant is located on the east side of campus, along with Langsdorf Hall Express, which specializes in Starbucks Coffee, Healthy Choice sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads, and our newest addition Organic To Go Foods.
Nutwood Café is located south of Nutwood Ave. on the first floor of our College Park Building. Nutwood Café features Starbucks coffee and bakery items, hot breakfast items, sandwiches, soups, salads and daily specials. Nutwood Café has also added Organic To Go Foods, which include a healthier selection of sandwiches, salads and yogurt parfaits.
El Toro Café is located on our Irvine Campus about 19 miles from Cal State Fullerton Campus. El Toro Café features Starbucks Coffee and bakery items, assorted sandwiches and salads as well as several grab-n-go convenience meals.
We also offer a wide variety of carts featuring gourmet pretzels, hot dogs, churros, Kettle Master’s popcorn, and Juice It Up! Our vending services include laundry machines in our Residence Halls. In addition to these venues, we offer a large variety of Pepsi, snack and coffee machines throughout the Fullerton and Irvine Campuses.
Our Catering Program offers an extensive selection of prepared menu items for breakfast meetings, business luncheons, receptions and formal dinners to wedding receptions. Additionally, we provide food and beverage concessions at all university-related sporting events, concerts, etc. For additional information, please visit us at our Food Service Website: www.csuf-food.com or our Catering Website: www.csuf-catering.com.
If you would like to discuss your event or have any questions, please call us at (714) 278-7293 or (714) 278-4124.
The Fullerton Arboretum, a 26-acre botanical garden, is located on the northeast corner of campus. The gardens contain plants from around the world. Many are grouped according to their moisture requirements. Others form special collections such as conifers, palms, rare fruits and California natives. Special plant displays help visitors select materials for their own landscaping.
The recirculating waterfall, streams and ponds are a focal point for migratory waterfowl and visitors from the university and surrounding communities. The Arboretum is an island of serenity in an increasingly metropolitan environment.
The Arboretum also offers opportunities to study local history and culture at the Heritage House and the Orange County Agriculture and Nikkei Heritage Museum. Heritage House, nestled in the garden, is the restored residence and medical office of Dr. George C. Clark, an Orange County pioneer physician. The Clark home was built in 1894 and exemplifies the Eastlake Victorian style of architecture. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the Inventory of California Historic Sites. It is also an Orange County Historic Site. The Orange County Agriculture and Nikkei Heritage Museum displays exhibits that tell the story of Orange County’s early agrarian days. Both are open to the public on weekends and weekdays by reservation.
The CSUF Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) helped to initiate the Fullerton Arboretum by contributing $10,000 in 1971. Since then, ASI has contributed support monies each year to hire students to help in the maintenance and operation of the Arboretum.
The Fullerton Arboretum is open 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., seven days a week. The Arboretum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
GRAND CENTRAL ART CENTER
125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana
The City of Santa Ana and Cal State Fullerton formed an innovative alliance in 1993 to create the university’s Grand Central Art Center, located in downtown Santa Ana in the heart of the Artists Village. The center, which opened in spring 1999, is housed in a block-long, 45,000-square-foot facility. The $7.5 million renovation of the historic 1924 building was a joint venture designed to bring together art, education and the community.
The Grand Central Art Center provides a setting for graduate art majors to live, learn and work in an artists’ community. In addition to studio and living space for students, the art center houses classrooms, galleries and exhibition spaces, a black-box theater, plus a print-making studio, gallery gift shop, and café and reading room. The center’s 83-seat black-box theater presents lectures, film series, panel discussions and productions by the university’s award-winning Theatre Department. In addition, the International Artist-in-Residence Program provides the opportunity for professional artists from around the world to live and work at the center while working directly with CSUF graduate students and the community.
The Fay A. MacFadden Herbarium is named after Fay A. MacFadden, who sold her extensive collection of plants to the university just prior to her death in 1964. The collection now includes more than 25,000 vascular plants, about 12,000 bryophytes and nearly 800 lichen specimens. The plants are used as research and teaching tools.
MATHEMATICS TUTORING CENTER
McCarthy Hall 187
The Mathematics Tutoring Center is available on a drop-in basis to all students enrolled in a mathematics class. Tutors are trained to help students understand the basic concepts necessary to complete homework assignments and to perform well on exams. The center is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters. The Mathematics Tutoring Center is directed by Dr. Harriet Edwards.
MODERN LANGUAGE LABORATORY
Lab Director: Kyle Crocco
The newly renovated Media Center now features a 24-station and a 16-station Tandberg-300 computer lab with multimedia capabilities that instructors can use to facilitate individual and group learning activities. All computers are connected to a private server and the Internet where students can access a wide variety of authentic language materials of the countries they are studying.
OPPORTUNITY CENTER FOR
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS STUDENTS
McCarthy Hall 488
The Opportunity Center for Science and Mathematics Students offers a resource center for students to enhance their time on campus. Students can take advantage of the center’s computers for word processing and Internet access to research many science and math-related websites. The comfortable setting also provides study tables for individual or group study sessions and a conference room that can be reserved for meetings. Tutors for biology, physics, math and chemistry courses also are available.
The center also provides a wealth of information on scholarships, research programs, career opportunities and graduate school programs. Students can find out how to become involved in student organization activities and learn how to get published in Dimensions: the Journal for Undergraduate Research in Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The assistant dean for student affairs in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is available for advisement on campus policies, student success skills and campus referrals. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.
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The Reading Center serves four major purposes. First, it provides a controlled, supervised setting for the training of reading specialists and classroom teachers who wish to improve their skills in working with learning disabled and reading disabled students.
Second, the center serves as a community service providing very low cost, high quality instruction in reading that is not available elsewhere in Orange County.
The third purpose of the center is to provide family literacy education to community members whose children have reading disabilities. The center provides parent in-service sessions and a website on literacy information.
Lastly, the Reading Center now coordinates various reading and language arts related services, including dissemination of information to the community, parents, caregivers and various educational agencies; and provides for direct services to schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations within Orange County. The Reading Center is proud of its 30-year service to the university and the community.
SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND HEARING CLINIC
The Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic is an integral part of the university’s curricular programs leading to a B.A. and M.A. Degree in Communicative Disorders. Since 1961, the Department of Speech Communication has provided speech, language and hearing services to the community in conjunction with its training program for professional speech-language pathologists. The graduate program in Communicative Disorders has been accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association since September 1969.
The clinic is composed of a Speech Pathology Unit, an Audiology Unit and several research laboratories with special emphasis given to voice disorders, normal communication alternatives, and disorders of communication in persons who have diverse linguistic or cultural backgrounds. The clinic offers the services of: a resident professional speech-language pathologist who holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP); faculty supervisors who are clinically certified and hold doctoral degrees in the field; and student clinicians who have met strictly prescribed standards for admission to clinical practicum. Referrals to the clinic come from a variety of sources including: physicians, teachers, rehabilitative centers, private speech-language pathologists and audiologists, and self-referrals. Services available at the clinic include diagnostic evaluations; therapeutic intervention; audiometric testing; and rehabilitative audiology, including hearing aid evaluations, screening tests for students seeking state credentials, and family counseling relative to problems associated with communicative disorders.
THEATRE AND DANCE DEPARTMENT PRODUCTIONS
The Department of Theatre and Dance produces six plays, two musicals and two dance concerts each year on their main stages along with theatre for young audiences, touring plays, MFA project productions, and original one-acts. CSUF students receive special rates to all Theatre and Dance Department productions.
Thirteen out of the last 16 entries in the National Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival have been selected for production at the regional festivals, chosen each year from over 75 university entrants. In 1993, for the first time in the history of the Festival, the department was selected to present two original productions, “The Manager” and “All That He Was”, at the National Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. “All That He Was” was also named as the Kennedy Center representative to an international theatre conference in Barcelona, Spain and performed at that venue.
Titan Communications is a cutting-edge media facility in the College of Communications that provides the university and the community with quality digital content production and distribution services.
The facility houses the state-of-the-art digital equipment and video production recording studios, non-linear editing suites, digital audio editing bays, Internet radio, control room, special effects and animation tools, broadcast quality cameras, and advanced storage and Web casting equipment.
The media facility functions as a laboratory in support of classroom and co-curricular activities, as well as students’ online media, including Titan Internet Radio, “On The Edge,” Titan News and the Daily Titan Interactive. In addition, Titan Communications supports the university’s internal and external communications, as well as the College of Communications online education through its personnel, production studios, Web TV and cable services.
Under faculty and staff supervision, Titan Communications provides a bridge between the academic and professional settings. Frequently, programs produced by student teams are distributed via live broadcast and video-on-demand on the Internet and on cable systems in Orange County.
Titan Communications provides a variety of opportunities for students for developing creative and technical skills, gaining practical hands-on experience and creating electronic portfolios. Students may work in Titan Communications on class or co-curricular projects, serve as volunteers, or work as paid staff in connection with student media groups or commissioned projects.
At Titan Shops our philosophy is to serve you. Our customer-oriented staff, made up mostly of Cal State Fullerton students, will service you with a smile when you enter our store. One-stop shopping, with excellent customer service, fantastic products, great values and convenience, is our major focus when serving the university community.
Titan Shops is a division of the California State University, Fullerton Foundation, a non-profit auxiliary organization supporting the university community.
Titan Shops is a multi-level bookstore composed of various divisions. On the upper level you will find Titan Books, a full-service bookstore. In addition to carrying the required textbooks and custom published course packets for class, we also have a complete general book section. We offer New York Times Bestsellers at a 20 percent discount and the latest college bookstore bestsellers. We have the largest selection of reference books in the area to help you succeed in the classroom. You’ll find bargain books as low as 50-90 percent off the publisher’s price. If the book you want is not in stock, we will special order it for you at no extra charge. Also on the upper level: Titan Newsstand carries a large selection of magazines and newspapers, as well as scantrons and test-taking materials, and Titan Coffee, features Starbucks coffee, baked goods and free Internet access.
On the lower level of Titan Shops is Titan Office, which offers office and school supplies, peripherals, and software; Titan Gear, which offers emblematic gifts, clothing and notebooks; Titan Express, a full line convenience store where you can grab a quick snack, a drink or some ice cream; and Titan Card Shop, which features a complete selection of Carlton Cards. The Titan Technology Center coordinates orders for all campus-approved hardware platforms and software products. The Titan Technology Center provides CSUF students with a convenient location to subscribe to Titan Access, while providing space for vendors to highlight and demonstrate the latest technology. Through the Tech Center, Titan Shops is also able to offer faculty, staff and students the same campus rollout computer configurations at a discounted price. Even iPods are available at discounted prices.
If you have any questions, call (714) 278-3418, or check us out on the Web: http://www.titanbookstore.com/home.aspx. Our website has current bookstore hours, dates of promotions, sales, bookstore author signings, computer software and hardware, school supplies, clothing and instructions on ordering your textbooks by using Titan Shops website.
Irvine Campus, Titan Shops
Titan Shops is located in C-220. School supplies, testing materials, gifts, apparel and cards are offered in this mini bookstore. At the beginning of each semester, we will expand our selection of merchandise to include all the necessary textbooks for classes offered at the Irvine Campus. Hours of operation and textbook ordering for Irvine can be found by going online at http://www.titanbookstore.com/home.aspx.
FedEx Kinko's offers a full range of copying and printing services including full- and self-serve copying, color copying, binding, faxing and laminating. In addition, FedEx Kinko’s offers specialty products such as resumes, business cards and posters. FedEx Kinko’s also offers free pickup and delivery. FedEx Kinko’s is a proud partner of the CSUF campus community. If you have any questions, call (714) 278-4980.
Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union (OCTFCU)
The credit union offers a full range of financial products and services. The credit union is located on the upper level of Titan Shops.
The Brief Stop and the Yum
The Brief Stop is located in Langsdorf Hall and The Yum is located in the Titan Student Union. Both are mini convenience stores! You can purchase test-taking materials, school supplies, health and beauty aids, and a wide selection of snacks – all conveniently located in a store close to your classes.
The Hungry Titan and Titan Shops II
Your residence hall convenience store, is conveniently located directly across from the residence hall office and volleyball courts and offers dorm supplies, stamps, frozen foods, snacks, beverages, health and beauty aids, scantrons, gifts, clothing, schedules of classes, school catalog, computer and office supplies. You can even pick up your online textbook order.
For those students who need to purchase textbooks and cannot be accommodated by the extended hours, we suggest that you order your course materials using one of the methods listed below:
Place your order online at http://www.titanbookstore.com/home.aspx. Enter your course schedule number to start – follow the easy instructions to purchase your books, and include your Visa, MasterCard or American Express number. Used texts will be shipped whenever possible if indicated and in stock. For your convenience, books can either be shipped to your home via UPS or picked up at the bookstore. All books are charged to your Visa, MasterCard or American Express account at the time your order is shipped or brought to the pickup window. All credit card information you provide is encrypted with the latest Web security technology to ensure the highest level of safeguard for your information
Phone Orders – (714) 278-3418
Ask for Book Information, and please have your class information, Visa, MasterCard or American Express number, expiration date, home address and phone number readily available when placing a phone order.
Hours of operation vary. For the most current information, visit http://www.titanbookstore.com/SiteText.aspx?id=3394.
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The Writing Center provides tutorial assistance for students who are enrolled in English Department writing classes or who need help in writing papers for other university classes. Tutors offer individualized and small group tutorials and special-topic workshops designed to help students write clear, concise academic prose. Tutors also work with students on developing techniques for improving their grammar usage and editing skills. The goal of the Writing Center is to increase students’ writing competence in both their current and future university classes. Tutors are also available in the Tutoring Corner, a satellite facility located in Pollak Library. For tours and additional information about the Writing Center and the Tutoring Corner, visit http://hss.fullerton.edu/english/wc.